Travel from Puerto-Vallarta to Chapala

Bus or fly from Puerto Vallarta to Chapala?

Rutas Vallarta operates a bus from Puerto Vallarta to Chapala every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 55 min. 3 other operators also service this route. Alternatively, TAR Aerolineas, Aeromar and 2 other airlines fly from Puerto Vallarta to Chapala 4 times a day.

How to get from Puerto Vallarta to Chapala

From Veracruz Búho Nocturno to Carretera Ixtapa-Puerto Vallarta, walk to Puerto Vallarta, bus to Sayulita, bus to Zapopan, then taxi to Chapala. 5 h 58 min $1051. From Downtown Puerto Vallarta ferry to Riviera Nayarit, bus to Aviación, Sitren Línea 1 to Juárez, walk to Jardín Aranzazú, Ruta Complementaria C06 to Guadalajara, then bus to Chapala. 8 h 21 min $1049. From Autotransportes Medina bus to Bucerias, bus to Guadalajara, walk to San Pedrito, Ruta Complementaria C06 to Guadalajara, then bus to Chapala. 9 h 22 min $616. From Ley Búho Nocturno to Puerto Vallarta, bus to Guadalajara, walk to San Pedrito, Ruta Complementaria C06 to Guadalajara, then bus to Chapala. 10 h 6 min $502. From Puerto Vallarta taxi to Chapala. 4 h 36 min $3198. From Puerto Vallarta drive to Chapala. 4 h 36 min $728. From Autotransportes Medina bus to Puerto Vallarta airport, fly to Guadalajara airport, taxi to Cajititlan, then bus to Chapala. 3 h 49 min $1894.
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      1 Bus, taxi
      • One-Way approx: USD $46 - $57
      • Duration: 5 h 58 min
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      • One-Way approx: USD $46 - $61
      • Duration: 8 h 21 min
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      3 Bus Vallarta Plus
      • One-Way approx: USD $29 - $34
      • Duration: 9 h 22 min
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      4 Bus Estrella Blanca
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      • Duration: 10 h 6 min
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      5 Taxi
      • One-Way approx: USD $140 - $180
      • Duration: 4 h 36 min
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      6 Drive
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      7 Fly
      • One-Way approx: USD $60 - $221
      • Duration: 3 h 49 min
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        • Duration: 3 h 49 min
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