There are 4 ways to get from Panama City Airport (PTY) to Puerto Vallarta by plane, bus or car

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Fly to Puerto Vallarta  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Panama City (PTY) to Puerto Vallarta (PVR) PTY - PVR

$211 - $890

3 alternative options

Fly to Manzanillo, bus  •  14 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Panama City (PTY) to Manzanillo (ZLO) PTY - ZLO
  2. Take the bus from Cihuatlán to Puerto Vallarta

$321 - $1,127

Fly to Tepic, bus  •  11 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Panama City (PTY) to Tepic (TPQ) PTY - TPQ
  2. Take the bus from Tepic to Puerto Vallarta

$525 - $1,593

Drive  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Drive from Panama City Airport (PTY) to Puerto Vallarta 2625.5 miles

$350 - $550

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Panama City Airport (PTY) to Puerto Vallarta is to drive which costs $350 - $550 and takes 2 days 6 h.

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The quickest way to get from Panama City Airport (PTY) to Puerto Vallarta is to fly which costs $210 - $900 and takes 5 h 9 min.

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The distance between Panama City Airport (PTY) and Puerto Vallarta is 3054 km. The road distance is 4200.8 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to get from Panama City Airport (PTY) to Puerto Vallarta, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Panama City Airport to Puerto Vallarta Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 52 min.

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Puerto Vallarta is 1 h behind Panama City Airport (PTY). It is currently 3:11 PM in Panama City Airport (PTY) and 3:11 PM in Puerto Vallarta.

Yes, the driving distance between Panama City Airport (PTY) to Puerto Vallarta is 4201 km. It takes approximately 2 days 6 h to drive from Panama City Airport (PTY) to Puerto Vallarta.

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Copa Airlines and Aeroméxico offer flights from Panama City Airport to Puerto Vallarta Airport.

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There are 737+ hotels available in Puerto Vallarta. Prices start at $43 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Panama City Airport (PTY) to Puerto Vallarta.
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  • Distance: 1908.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 9 min

What companies run services between Panama City Airport (PTY), Panama and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico?

Copa Airlines and Aeroméxico fly from Panama City Airport (PTY) to Puerto Vallarta 4 times a day.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Panama City to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Panama City to Manzanillo via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Panama City to Manzanillo via Cancun, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Panama City to Manzanillo via Monterrey, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
13 h 27 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Panama City to Manzanillo via Guadalajara, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
13 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Flights from Panama City to Manzanillo via Guatemala City, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Aeromar
Website
aeromar.com.mx
Flights from Panama City to Tepic via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,700
Flights from Panama City to Tepic via San Salvador, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Panama City to Tepic via Bogota, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,000
Flights from Panama City to Tepic via Miami, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
13 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $2,400
Flights from Panama City to Tepic via Cancun, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
11 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Panama City to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Panama City to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Bus operators
Primera Plus
Website
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Cihuatlán to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
primeraplus.com.mx

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