There are 5 ways to get from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara by bus, taxi, car or plane

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 ETN  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Riviera Nayarit to Zapopan Puerto Vallarta

$25 - $43

Cheapest option

Bus Vallarta Plus  •  10 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Vallarta to Zapopan

$24 - $29

3 alternative options

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, Sitren Línea 1  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Puerto Vallarta (PVR) to Guadalajara (GDL) PVR - GDL
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Zapopan
  3. Take the Sitren Línea 1 from Aviación to Cámara de Comercio

$59 - $249

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The cheapest way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara is to bus which costs $440 - $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 Riviera Nayarit and Aviación. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 1 min.

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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 5 h 1 min and costs $470 - $850.

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It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to get from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara, including transfers.

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Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara bus services, operated by ETN, depart from Riviera Nayarit 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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Map of how to get from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara.
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  • Distance: 119.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 1 min

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

ETN operates a bus from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara hourly. Tickets cost $24 - $40 and the journey takes 3 h 20 min.

Airlines
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $200
Aeromar
Website
aeromar.com.mx
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 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
Bus operators
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Riviera Nayarit to Zapopan
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$24 - $40
Full Fare
$25 - $35
Regular Price
$39
Internet Discount
$33
Vallarta Plus
Website
vallartaplus.com
Bus from Puerto Vallarta to Zapopan
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Schedules at
vallartaplus.com
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Guadalajara to Zapopan
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $11
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GotoBus
Plus
$5 - $8
Platinum
$8 - $11
Ejecutivo
$7 - $11
Siteur
Website
siteur.gob.mx
Bus from Aviación to Cámara de Comercio
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
siteur.gob.mx
Other operators
Taxi from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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