There are 5 ways to get from Puerto Vallarta to Cabo San Lucas by plane, bus, car ferry or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to San Jose Cabo  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Puerto Vallarta (PVR) to San Jose Cabo (SJD) PVR - SJD

$105 - $299

Cheapest option

Fly to La Paz, bus  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Puerto Vallarta (PVR) to La Paz (LAP) PVR - LAP
  2. Take the bus from La Paz to Cabo San Lucas

$73 - $272

3 alternative options

Bus, car ferry  •  23 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Riviera Nayarit to Mazatlán
  2. Take the car ferry from Mazatlan Ferry Terminal to La Paz Ferry Terminal
  3. Take the bus from La Paz to Cabo San Lucas

$109 - $155

Bus, car ferry via Puerto Vallarta  •  23 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Vallarta to Mazatlán
  2. Take the car ferry from Mazatlan Ferry Terminal to La Paz Ferry Terminal
  3. Take the bus from La Paz to Cabo San Lucas

$102 - $137

Drive  •  45 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Puerto Vallarta to Cabo San Lucas 2179.6 miles

$290 - $430

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Cabo San Lucas is to bus and car ferry which costs $2100 - $2900 and takes 23 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Cabo San Lucas is to fly which takes 5 h 28 min and costs $2100 - $6500.

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The distance between Puerto Vallarta and Cabo San Lucas is 546 km. The road distance is 3487 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 28 min to get from Puerto Vallarta to Cabo San Lucas, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Puerto Vallarta, Mexico and Cabo San Lucas, Mexico?

Viva Aerobus, Aeroméxico and five other airlines fly from Puerto Vallarta to Cabo San Lucas every 3 hours.

Airlines
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to San Jose Cabo via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to San Jose Cabo via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to La Paz via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to La Paz via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $330
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to San Jose Cabo via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to La Paz via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to San Jose Cabo via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to San Jose Cabo via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to San Jose Cabo via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to La Paz via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Bus operators
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Riviera Nayarit to Mazatlán
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$29 - $45
Full Fare
$30 - $45
Bus from Puerto Vallarta to Mazatlán
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Book at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$29 - $45
Full Fare
$30 - $50
TAP
Website
tap.com.mx
Bus from Puerto Vallarta to Mazatlán
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$25 - $35
Ferry operators

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