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There are 6 ways to get from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara by bus, taxi, car, plane or train

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Bus Vallarta Plus  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Sayulita to Zapoan Sayulita-Guadalajara

$24 - $34

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Vallarta to Zapopan

$23 - $28

4 alternative options

Bus ETN  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Vallarta to Zapopan Puerto Vallarta / ...

$26 - $37

Taxi  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take a taxi from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara 205.8 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara 205.8 miles

$27 - $40

Fly, bus, Tren Ligero Línea 1  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Puerto Vallarta (PVR) to Guadalajara (GDL) PVR - GDL
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Tren Ligero
  3. Take the Tren Ligero Línea 1 from Periférico Sur to 18 de marzo

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The cheapest way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara is to bus which costs $430 - $550 and takes 10 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara is to taxi which costs $2300 - $2800 and takes 3 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara. However, there are services departing from Autotransportes Medina and arriving at Santa María del Pueblito via Puerto Vallarta, Sayulita and Aviación. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h.

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The distance between Puerto Vallarta and Guadalajara is 191 km. The road distance is 329.2 km.

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The best way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara without a car is to bus which takes 6 h and costs $470 - $700.

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It takes approximately 6 h to get from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara, including transfers.

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Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara bus services, operated by Vallarta Plus, depart from Sayulita station.

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The quickest flight from Puerto Vallarta Airport to Guadalajara Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara bus services, operated by Vallarta Plus, arrive at Zapoan station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara is 329 km. It takes approximately 3 h 55 min to drive from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara.

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  • Distance: 119.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h

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

Vallarta Plus operates a bus from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara every 4 hours. Tickets cost $20 - $28 and the journey takes 3 h 25 min.

Airlines
Aeromar
Website
aeromar.com.mx
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $200
TAR Aerolineas
Website
tarmexico.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Train operators
Siteur
Website
siteur.gob.mx
Train from Periférico Sur to 18 de marzo
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
siteur.gob.mx
Bus operators
Vallarta Plus
Website
vallartaplus.com
Bus from Sayulita to Zapoan
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
vallartaplus.com
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vallartaplus.com
Bus from Puerto Vallarta to Zapopan
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Schedules at
vallartaplus.com
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Puerto Vallarta to Zapopan
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$24 - $35
Full Fare
$25 - $35
La Linea
Phone
01 800 622 22 22
Website
lalinea.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Tren Ligero
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
lalinea.com.mx
Other operators
Taxi from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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TAR Aerolineas, Interjet, Aeromar and Viva Aerobus offer flights from Puerto Vallarta Airport to Guadalajara Airport.

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There are 411+ hotels available in Guadalajara. Prices start at $21 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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