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There are 4 ways to get from Puerto Vallarta to Etzatlán by bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus Vallarta Plus  •  10 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucerias to Guadalajara
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara/Antigua Central to Magdalena

$36 - $46

Cheapest option

Bus Estrella Blanca  •  11 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara Puerto Vallarta-Acapulco
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara/Antigua Central to Magdalena

$32 - $54

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Puerto Vallarta to Etzatlán 181.1 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Puerto Vallarta to Etzatlán 181.1 miles

$24 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Etzatlán is to drive which costs $460 - $700 and takes 3 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Etzatlán is to taxi which costs $2000 - $2500 and takes 3 h 43 min.

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The distance between Puerto Vallarta and Etzatlán is 121 km. The road distance is 289.8 km.

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The best way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Etzatlán without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 12 min and costs $700 - $900.

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It takes approximately 10 h 12 min to get from Puerto Vallarta to Etzatlán, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Puerto Vallarta to Etzatlán is 290 km. It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to drive from Puerto Vallarta to Etzatlán.

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There are four+ hotels available in Etzatlán. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Puerto Vallarta to Etzatlán.
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  • Distance: 75.4 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 12 min

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

You can take a bus from Puerto Vallarta to Etzatlán via Bucerías, Bucerias, Guadalajara, San Pedrito, Antigua Central Camionera, Guadalajara/Antigua Central, and Magdalena in around 10 h 12 min.

Bus operators
Vallarta Plus
Website
vallartaplus.com
Bus from Bucerias to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Schedules at
vallartaplus.com
Tequila Plus
Phone
(33) 3600-3434
Email
web@vallartaplus.com
Website
tequilaplus.com
Bus from Guadalajara/Antigua Central to Magdalena
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
tequilaplus.com
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tequilaplus.com
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$16 - $24
Primera Select
$24 - $35
Other operators
Taxi from Puerto Vallarta to Etzatlán
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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