There are 8 ways to get from Puerto Vallarta to Guanajuato by plane, bus or car

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Fly to Leon/Guanajuato  •  2 h 33 min

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

$94 - $316

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Bus Vallarta Plus  •  11 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara Puerto Vallarta-Acapulco
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Guanajuato Primera Plus

$37 - $56

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Fly to Aguascalientes, bus  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Puerto Vallarta (PVR) to Aguascalientes (AGU) PVR - AGU
  2. Take the bus from Aguascalientes to León
  3. Take the bus from León to Guanuajuato

$104 - $1,041

Fly to Guadalajara, bus  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Puerto Vallarta (PVR) to Guadalajara (GDL) PVR - GDL
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Guanajuato

$73 - $257

Fly to Mexico City, bus  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Puerto Vallarta (PVR) to Mexico City (MEX) PVR - MEX
  2. Take the bus from Mexico Norte to Guanajuato

$63 - $243

Bus via León  •  10 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Riviera Nayarit to Zapopan
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to León
  3. Take the bus from León to Guanuajuato

$52 - $88

Bus  •  10 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Riviera Nayarit to Zapopan Puerto Vallarta
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Guanajuato Primera Plus

$50 - $74

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 $650 - $1100 and takes 11 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Guanajuato is to fly which costs $1700 - $6000 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 Autotransportes Medina and arriving at Guanuajuato via Riviera Nayarit, Zapopan, Guadalajara and León. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 22 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 22 min and costs $950 - $1700.

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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 ETN, depart from Riviera Nayarit 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 $1700 - $6000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $950 - $1700 and takes 10 h 22 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 Guanuajuato 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 flies from Puerto Vallarta to Guanajuato twice a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Puerto Vallarta to Guanajuato via Nuevo Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit, Zapopan, Guadalajara, and León in around 10 h 22 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
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Aguascalientes
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,100
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Mexico City via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $200
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Aeromar
Website
aeromar.com.mx
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $420
Bus operators
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Aguascalientes to León
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $23
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$15 - $23
Full Fare
$11 - $16
Regular Price
$13
Internet Discount
$11
Bus from Mexico Norte to Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$26 - $40
Full Fare
$29 - $40
Regular Price
$39
Internet Discount
$34
Bus from Riviera Nayarit to Zapopan
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$25 - $40
Full Fare
$26 - $35
Regular Price
$39
Internet Discount
$33
Bus from Guadalajara to León
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$20 - $29
Full Fare
$18 - $26
Regular Price
$26
Internet Discount
$22
Primera Plus
Website
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from León to Guanuajuato
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
primeraplus.com.mx
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from México Norte to Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$17 - $25
Primera Select
$26 - $35
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 - $25
Primera Select
$25 - $35
Vallarta Plus
Website
vallartaplus.com
Bus from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
vallartaplus.com

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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 offers flights from Puerto Vallarta Airport to Leon/Guanajuato Airport.

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There are 256+ hotels available in Guanajuato. Prices start at $31 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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