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There are 4 ways to get from Puerto Vallarta to Guanajuato by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Puerto Vallarta (PVR) to Leon/Guanajuato (BJX) PVR - BJX

$94 - $315

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Bus ETN  •  12 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Vallarta to León Puerto Vallarta / ...
  2. Take the bus from León to Guanuajuato

$39 - $81

2 alternative options

Bus Vallarta Plus  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucerias to Guadalajara
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Guanajuato Primera Plus

$41 - $48

Drive  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Puerto Vallarta to Guanajuato 378.1 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Guanajuato is to bus which costs $800 - $950 and takes 10 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Guanajuato is to fly which costs $1800 - $6500 and takes 2 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Puerto Vallarta to Guanajuato. However, there are services departing from Versalles and arriving at Guanajuato via Bucerias and Guadalajara. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 47 min.

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The distance between Puerto Vallarta and Guanajuato is 415 km. The road distance is 605 km.

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The best way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Guanajuato without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 47 min and costs $800 - $950.

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It takes approximately 2 h 33 min to get from Puerto Vallarta to Guanajuato, including transfers.

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Puerto Vallarta to Guanajuato bus services, operated by Vallarta Plus, depart from Bucerias station.

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The best way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Guanajuato is to fly which takes 2 h 33 min and costs $1800 - $6500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $800 - $950 and takes 10 h 47 min.

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The quickest flight from Puerto Vallarta Airport to Leon/Guanajuato Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Puerto Vallarta to Guanajuato bus services, operated by Primera Plus, arrive at Guanajuato station.

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Map of how to get from Puerto Vallarta to Guanajuato.
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  • Distance: 259.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 33 min

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

Interjet, TAR Aerolineas and Volaris fly from Puerto Vallarta to Guanajuato once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Puerto Vallarta to Guanajuato via Bucerías, Bucerias, and Guadalajara in around 10 h 47 min.

Airlines
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Leon/Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
TAR Aerolineas
Website
tarmexico.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Leon/Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Leon/Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
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
Primera Plus
Website
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
ventas.primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from León to Guanuajuato
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
ventas.primeraplus.com.mx
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Puerto Vallarta to León
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$35 - $55
Full Fare
$40 - $60
Regular Price
$73
Internet Discount
$62

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Yes, the driving distance between Puerto Vallarta to Guanajuato is 605 km. It takes approximately 6 h 57 min to drive from Puerto Vallarta to Guanajuato.

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Interjet, TAR Aerolineas and Volaris offer flights from Puerto Vallarta Airport to Leon/Guanajuato Airport.

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There are 265+ hotels available in Guanajuato. Prices start at $30 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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