There are 3 ways to get from Puerto Vallarta to Durango by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  11 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Mezcales to Tepic
  2. Take the bus from Tepic to Mazatlán
  3. Take the bus from Mazatlán to Durango

$47 - $101

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Drive  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Puerto Vallarta to Durango 401.1 miles

$50 - $80

Fly  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Puerto Vallarta (PVR) to Durango (DGO) PVR - DGO

$168 - $763

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The cheapest way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Durango is to drive which costs $1000 - $1500 and takes 7 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Durango is to fly which costs $3200 - $15000 and takes 5 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Puerto Vallarta to Durango. However, there are services departing from Autotransportes Medina and arriving at Durango via Puerto Vallarta, Mezcales, Tepic and Mazatlán. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 57 min.

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The distance between Puerto Vallarta and Durango is 383 km. The road distance is 641.7 km.

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The best way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Durango without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 57 min and costs $900 - $2000.

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It takes approximately 11 h 57 min to get from Puerto Vallarta to Durango, including transfers.

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Puerto Vallarta to Durango bus services, operated by TAP, depart from Mezcales station.

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The best way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Durango is to bus which takes 11 h 57 min and costs $900 - $2000. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $3200 - $15000 and takes 5 h 59 min.

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There is no direct flight from Puerto Vallarta Airport to Durango Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 22 min and has one stopover.

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Puerto Vallarta to Durango bus services, operated by ETN, arrive at Durango station.

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Map of how to get from Puerto Vallarta to Durango.
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  • Distance: 239.4 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 57 min

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

You can take a bus from Puerto Vallarta to Durango via Palmas, Puerto Vallarta, Mezcales, Tepic, and Mazatlán in around 11 h 57 min. Alternatively, Aeroméxico, Viva Aerobus and two other airlines fly from Puerto Vallarta to Durango every 4 hours.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Durango via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Bus operators
TAP
Website
tap.com.mx
Bus from Mezcales to Tepic
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$13 - $19
Bus from Tepic to Mazatlan
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$20 - $28
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Tepic to Mazatlán
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$23 - $35
Full Fare
$24 - $35
Regular Price
$28
Internet Discount
$22
Bus from Mazatlán to Durango
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$22 - $35
Full Fare
$22 - $35
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Mazatlán to Durango
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$14 - $21
Primera Select
$20 - $26

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Yes, the driving distance between Puerto Vallarta to Durango is 642 km. It takes approximately 7 h 59 min to drive from Puerto Vallarta to Durango.

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Interjet, Viva Aerobus and Aeroméxico offer flights from Puerto Vallarta Airport to Durango Airport.

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There are 24+ hotels available in Durango. Prices start at $36 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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