Directions from Puerto Vallarta to Chapala

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Recommended option

Bus, taxi  •  5 h 58 min

$44 - $54

Cheapest option

Bus Estrella Blanca  •  10 h 6 min

$21 - $41

4 alternative options

Bus Vallarta Plus  •  9 h 11 min

$26 - $30

Taxi  •  4 h 36 min

  1. 237.6 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  4 h 36 min

  1. 237.6 miles

$30 - $50

Fly, bus  •  3 h 53 min

  1. PVR - GDL

What companies run services between Puerto Vallarta, Mexico and Chapala, Jalisco, Mexico?

You can take a bus from Puerto Vallarta to Chapala via Bucerías, Bucerias, Guadalajara, San Pedrito, Antigua Central Camionera, and Guadalajara in around 9 h 11 min.

Airlines
Aeromar
Website
aeromar.com.mx
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $200
Bus operators
Vallarta Plus
Website
vallartaplus.com
Bus from Sayulita to Zapopan
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Schedules at
vallartaplus.com
Bus from Bucerias to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Schedules at
vallartaplus.com
Autotransportes Chapala
Phone
018007272727, (52)3336195675, (52)3336193312
Website
chapalaplus.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Chapala
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
chapalaplus.com.mx
Bus from Cajititlan to Chapala
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
chapalaplus.com.mx
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$15 - $23
Primera Select
$23 - $35
Other operators
Taxi from Zapopan to Chapala
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Contaxi
Phone
+52 33 8130 0600

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Puerto Vallarta and Chapala is 215 km. The road distance is 380 km.

The cheapest way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Chapala is to bus which costs $410 - $850 and takes 10 h 6 min.

The quickest way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Chapala is to taxi which takes 4 h 36 min and costs $2700 - $3200.

No, there is no direct bus from Puerto Vallarta to Chapala. However, there are services departing from Plaza las Glorias and arriving at Chapala via Bucerias, San Pedrito and Guadalajara. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 11 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 58 min to get from Puerto Vallarta to Chapala, including transfers.