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There are 4 ways to get from Puerto Vallarta to El Fuerte by bus, taxi, car, plane or train

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Bus, taxi  •  14 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Vallarta to Los Mochis
  2. Take a taxi from Los Mochis to El Fuerte

$70 - $97

Cheapest option

Fly to Los Mochis, Chepe Regional  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Puerto Vallarta (PVR) to Los Mochis (LMM) PVR - LMM
  2. Take the Chepe Regional from Los Mochis to El Fuerte

$70 - $245

2 alternative options

Drive  •  10 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Puerto Vallarta to El Fuerte 577.2 miles

$75 - $120

Fly to Culiacan, bus, Chepe Regional  •  12 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Puerto Vallarta (PVR) to Culiacan (CUL) PVR - CUL
  2. Take the bus from Culiacán to Los Mochis
  3. Take the Chepe Regional from Los Mochis to El Fuerte

$120 - $392

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Puerto Vallarta to El Fuerte is to bus and taxi which costs $1300 - $1900 and takes 14 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puerto Vallarta to El Fuerte is to fly and Chepe Regional which costs $1300 - $4800 and takes 9 h 37 min.

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The distance between Puerto Vallarta and El Fuerte is 732 km. The road distance is 923.5 km.

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The best way to get from Puerto Vallarta to El Fuerte without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 14 h 47 min and costs $1300 - $1900.

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It takes approximately 14 h 47 min to get from Puerto Vallarta to El Fuerte, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Puerto Vallarta Airport to Los Mochis Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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El Fuerte is 1 h behind Puerto Vallarta. It is currently 12:55 AM in Puerto Vallarta and 11:55 PM in El Fuerte.

Yes, the driving distance between Puerto Vallarta to El Fuerte is 924 km. It takes approximately 10 h 51 min to drive from Puerto Vallarta to El Fuerte.

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Viva Aerobus, Aeromar, Volaris and two other airlines offer flights from Puerto Vallarta Airport to Los Mochis Airport.

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There are eight+ hotels available in El Fuerte. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Puerto Vallarta to El Fuerte.
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  • Distance: 457.4 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 47 min

What companies run services between Puerto Vallarta, Mexico and El Fuerte, Sinaloa, Mexico?

There is no direct connection from Puerto Vallarta to El Fuerte. However, you can take the bus to Palmas, take the walk to Puerto Vallarta, take the bus to Los Mochis, then take the taxi to El Fuerte. Alternatively, you can take the drive to El Fuerte.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Los Mochis via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Culiacan via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Los Mochis via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Culiacan via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$85 - $330
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Culiacan via Mexico City, Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
8 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Culiacan via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Culiacan via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
Chepe
Phone
01 (614) 439-7211 • 01 (614) 439-7212 • 01 800 122-4373
Email
chepe@ferromex.mx
Website
chepe.com.mx
Train from Los Mochis to El Fuerte
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
chepe.com.mx
2nd Class
$12
1st Class
$20
Bus operators
TAP
Website
tap.com.mx
Bus from Puerto Vallarta to Los Mochis
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$45 - $65
Bus from Culiacán to Los Mochis
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$16 - $23
Tufesa Mexico
Phone
(604) 952 0138
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from Culiacán to Los Mochis
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Culiacán to Los Mochis
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$19 - $29
Full Fare
$18 - $25
Regular Price
$21
Internet Discount
$18
Other operators
Taxi from Los Mochis to El Fuerte
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Estimated price
$25 - $30

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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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