There are 7 ways to get from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara by bus, taxi, car, plane or train

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  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Autotransportes Medina to Palmas
  2. Take the bus from Puerto Vallarta to Sayulita
  3. Take the bus from Sayulita to Zapopan

$22 - $27

Cheapest option

Bus Estrella Blanca  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara

$20 - $46

5 alternative options

Bus via Tepic  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Vallarta to Tepic
  2. Take the bus from Tepic to Zapopan

$28 - $49

Bus  •  10 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Vallarta to Zapopan

$22 - $26

Taxi  •  3 h 55 min

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

$110 - $140

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 30 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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara is to bus which costs $450 - $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 takes 3 h 55 min and costs $2300 - $2800.

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The distance between Puerto Vallarta and Guadalajara is 191 km. The road distance is 329 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 47 min to get from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara, including transfers.

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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 Funeral Colonias. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 47 min.

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

You can take a bus from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara via Palmas, Puerto Vallarta, Sayulita, Zapopan, and Funeral Colonias in around 5 h 47 min.

Airlines
Aeromar
Website
aeromar.com.mx
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $200
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
Rutas Vallarta
Email
info@rutasvallarta.com
Website
rutasvallarta.com
Bus from Autotransportes Medina to Palmas
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
rutasvallarta.com
bus
Bus from Puerto Vallarta to Sayulita
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Vallarta Plus
Website
vallartaplus.com
Bus from Sayulita to Zapopan
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
vallartaplus.com
Bus from Puerto Vallarta to Zapopan
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Schedules at
vallartaplus.com
TAP
Website
tap.com.mx
Bus from Puerto Vallarta to Tepic
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$13 - $18
Bus from Tepic to Zapopan
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$14 - $20
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Puerto Vallarta to Tepic
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Book at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$15 - $23
Full Fare
$13 - $18
Bus from Tepic to Guadalajara - Zapopan
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$17 - $25
Full Fare
$15 - $21
TAP Royal International
Phone
USA: (602) 273 3544 MÉXICO: 01800 0011 827
Email
contact@taproyal.com
Website
taproyal.com
Bus from Tepic to Zapopan
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
taproyal.com
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $30
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$15 - $22
Primera Select
$22 - $30
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
$110 - $140

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