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

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Bus, taxi  •  12 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Vallarta to Culiacán
  2. Take a taxi from Culiacán to El Rosario

$56 - $78

3 alternative options

Bus ACN Autobuses, taxi  •  14 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Vallarta to Tepic
  2. Take the bus from Tepic to Culiacán
  3. Take a taxi from Culiacán to El Rosario

Drive  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Puerto Vallarta to El Rosario 363 miles

$45 - $70

Fly, taxi  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Puerto Vallarta (PVR) to Culiacan (CUL) PVR - CUL
  2. Take a taxi from Culiacan to El Rosario

$111 - $367

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Puerto Vallarta to El Rosario is to drive which costs $900 - $1400 and takes 6 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puerto Vallarta to El Rosario is to fly and taxi which costs $2100 - $7500 and takes 6 h 12 min.

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The distance between Puerto Vallarta and El Rosario is 452 km. The road distance is 580.7 km.

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The best way to get from Puerto Vallarta to El Rosario without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 12 h 1 min and costs $1000 - $1600.

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It takes approximately 12 h 1 min to get from Puerto Vallarta to El Rosario, including transfers.

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

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El Rosario is 1 h behind Puerto Vallarta. It is currently 9:42 PM in Puerto Vallarta and 8:42 PM in El Rosario.

Yes, the driving distance between Puerto Vallarta to El Rosario is 581 km. It takes approximately 6 h 55 min to drive from Puerto Vallarta to El Rosario.

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

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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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Map of how to get from Puerto Vallarta to El Rosario.
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  • Distance: 282.3 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 1 min

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

There is no direct connection from Puerto Vallarta to El Rosario. However, you can take the bus to Palmas, take the walk to Puerto Vallarta, take the bus to Culiacán, then take the taxi to El Rosario. Alternatively, you can take the Búho Nocturno to Mojoneras, take the walk to Puerto Vallarta, take the bus to Tepic, take the bus to Culiacán, then take the taxi to El Rosario.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Culiacan via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Culiacan via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
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
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
Bus operators
TAP
Website
tap.com.mx
Bus from Puerto Vallarta to Culiacán
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$35 - $50
Bus from Puerto Vallarta to Tepic
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$14 - $20
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Tepic to Culiacán
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Other operators
Taxi from Culiacán to El Rosario
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Estimated price
$21 - $26

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