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There are 6 ways to get from Puerto Vallarta to Ajijic by bus, taxi, car or plane

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Bus, taxi  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Sayulita to Zapoan Sayulita-Guadalajara
  2. Take a taxi from Zapoan to Ajijic

$47 - $62

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Bus Estrella Blanca  •  10 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara Puerto Vallarta-Acapulco
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Ajijic Guadalajara / ...

$22 - $41

4 alternative options

Bus Vallarta Plus  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucerias to Guadalajara
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Ajijic Guadalajara / ...

$26 - $33

Taxi  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Puerto Vallarta to Ajijic 240.9 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Puerto Vallarta to Ajijic 240.9 miles

$30 - $50

Fly  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Puerto Vallarta (PVR) to Guadalajara (GDL) PVR - GDL

$54 - $226

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The cheapest way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Ajijic is to bus which costs $420 - $800 and takes 10 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Ajijic is to fly which costs $1000 - $4400 and takes 3 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Puerto Vallarta to Ajijic. However, there are services departing from Versalles and arriving at Ajijic via Bucerias, San Pedrito and Guadalajara. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 35 min.

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The distance between Puerto Vallarta and Ajijic is 208 km. The road distance is 385.5 km.

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The best way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Ajijic without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 6 h 33 min and costs $900 - $1200.

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It takes approximately 6 h 33 min to get from Puerto Vallarta to Ajijic, including transfers.

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Puerto Vallarta to Ajijic bus services, operated by Vallarta Plus, depart from Bucerias station.

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The best way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Ajijic is to bus which takes 8 h 35 min and costs $500 - $650. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $1000 - $4400 and takes 3 h 38 min.

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The quickest flight from Puerto Vallarta Airport to Guadalajara Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Puerto Vallarta to Ajijic bus services, operated by Autotransportes Chapala, arrive at Ajijic station.

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Map of how to get from Puerto Vallarta to Ajijic.
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  • Distance: 130 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 33 min

What companies run services between Puerto Vallarta, Mexico and Ajijic, Mexico?

You can take a bus from Puerto Vallarta to Ajijic via Bucerías, Bucerias, Guadalajara, San Pedrito, Antigua Central Camionera, and Guadalajara in around 8 h 35 min. Alternatively, TAR Aerolineas, Interjet and two other airlines fly from Puerto Vallarta to Ajijic 3 times a day.

Airlines
Aeromar
Website
aeromar.com.mx
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $200
TAR Aerolineas
Website
facebook.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Bus operators
Vallarta Plus
Website
vallartaplus.com
Bus from Sayulita to Zapoan
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
vallartaplus.com
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vallartaplus.com
Bus from Bucerias to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Schedules at
vallartaplus.com
Autotransportes Chapala
Phone
018007272727, (52)3336195675, (52)3336193312
Website
chapalaplus.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Ajijic
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
chapalaplus.com.mx
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$16 - $24
Primera Select
$24 - $35
Other operators
Taxi from Zapoan to Ajijic
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Contaxi
Phone
+52 33 8130 0600

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Yes, the driving distance between Puerto Vallarta to Ajijic is 385 km. It takes approximately 4 h 42 min to drive from Puerto Vallarta to Ajijic.

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TAR Aerolineas, Interjet, Aeromar and Viva Aerobus offer flights from Puerto Vallarta Airport to Guadalajara Airport.

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There are 74+ hotels available in Ajijic. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Puerto Vallarta Airport is to bus which takes 13 min and costs $7 - $45.

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