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There are 5 ways to get from Puerto Vallarta to Holbox Island by plane, bus and ferry, ferry or bus

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

Fly to Cancun, bus and ferry  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Puerto Vallarta (PVR) to Cancun (CUN) PVR - CUN
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Cancun Airport to Holbox

$240 - $472

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry  •  46 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Vallarta to Puebla
  2. Take the bus from Puebla CAPU to Cancun Terminal ADO
  3. Take the bus from Cancún Terminal ADO to Chiquilá
  4. Take the ferry from Chiquila to Holbox

$129 - $286

3 alternative options

Fly to Cozumel, ferry, bus  •  11 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Puerto Vallarta (PVR) to Cozumel (CZM) PVR - CZM
  2. Take the ferry from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen
  3. Take the bus from Playa del Carmen ADO Terminal Turística to Chiquilá
  4. Take the ferry from Chiquila to Holbox

$134 - $509

Bus, bus and ferry  •  43 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Vallarta to Mexico City North Bus
  2. Take the bus from Mexico City to Cancun
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Cancun Airport to Holbox

$245 - $353

Bus, bus and ferry via Tepic  •  45 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Vallarta to Tepic
  2. Take the bus from Tepic to Mexico
  3. Take the bus from Mexico City to Cancun
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Cancun Airport to Holbox

$250 - $337

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Holbox Island is to bus and ferry which costs $2400 - $5500 and takes 46 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Holbox Island is to fly and bus and ferry which costs $4600 - $9500 and takes 8 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Puerto Vallarta to Holbox Island. However, there are services departing from Autotransportes Medina and arriving at Holbox via Puerto Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico City, Cancún Bus Station and Cancun Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43 h 25 min.

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The distance between Puerto Vallarta and Holbox Island is 1854 km.

The best way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Holbox Island without a car is to bus and bus and ferry which takes 43 h 25 min and costs $4700 - $7000.

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It takes approximately 8 h 26 min to get from Puerto Vallarta to Holbox Island, including transfers.

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Puerto Vallarta to Holbox Island bus services, operated by Primera Plus, depart from Puerto Vallarta station.

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There is no direct flight from Puerto Vallarta Airport to Cancun Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Puerto Vallarta to Holbox Island bus services, operated by Transfer Holbox, arrive at Holbox station.

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Holbox Island is 1 h ahead of Puerto Vallarta. It is currently 6:42 AM in Puerto Vallarta and 7:42 AM in Holbox Island.

Map of how to get from Puerto Vallarta to Holbox Island.
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  • Distance: 1158.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 26 min

What companies run services between Puerto Vallarta, Mexico and Holbox Island, Mexico?

There is no direct connection from Puerto Vallarta to Holbox Island. However, you can take the bus to Aeropuerto, take the walk to Puerto Vallarta airport, fly to Cancun, take the walk to Cancun Airport, take the bus and ferry to Holbox, then take the walk to Holbox Island. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Aeropuerto, take the walk to Puerto Vallarta airport, fly to Cozumel, take the taxi to Cozumel, take the ferry to Playa del Carmen, take the walk to Playa del Carmen ADO Terminal Turística, take the bus to Chiquilá, take the walk to Chiquila, take the ferry to Holbox, then take the walk to Holbox Island.

Airlines
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cancun via Aguascalientes
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cancun via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cancun via Guadalajara, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cozumel via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cancun via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cancun via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cancun via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cancun via Leon/Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cozumel via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cozumel via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cancun via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cancun via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $360
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cancun via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cozumel via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Mayair
Website
mayair.com.mx
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cozumel via Mexico City, Cancun
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Cancun via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Bus operators
Transfer Holbox
Phone
+52-984-875-23-42 whatsapp o+52-1-984-136-93-40
Bus and ferry from Cancun Airport to Holbox
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$140
Schedules at
transferholbox.com
Book at
transferholbox.com
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Playa del Carmen ADO Terminal Turística to Chiquilá
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $26
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$18 - $26
Economy
$7 - $11
Bus from Mexico City to Cancun
Ave. Duration
24 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$70 - $100
Economy
$65 - $95
Bus from Puebla CAPU to Cancun Terminal ADO
Ave. Duration
22 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $140
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$65 - $95
Economy
$60 - $90
Bus from Terminal ADO Cancún to Chiquilá
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $27
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$19 - $27
Economy
$8 - $12
Primera Plus
Website
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Puerto Vallarta to Mexico City North Bus
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$54
Schedules at
ventas.primeraplus.com.mx
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Puerto Vallarta to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
12 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$35 - $55
Primera Select
$60 - $80
TAP
Website
tap.com.mx
Bus from Puerto Vallarta to Tepic
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$14 - $20
Bus from Tepic to Mexico
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$40 - $55
Omnibus de Mexico
Website
odm.com.mx
Bus from Tepic to Mexico City North Bus
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Puerto Vallarta to Puebla
Ave. Duration
16 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$60 - $90
Full Fare
$80 - $110
Regular Price
$109
Internet Discount
$98
Autobuses Mayab
Phone
55/5133-2424 or 01800/702–8000
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Cancún Terminal ADO to Chiquilá
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Autobuses Noreste Yucatán
Bus from Terminal de Autobuses Cancún, Pino, Smz 22, Cancún, Benito Juárez, Quintana Roo, 77500, México to Chiquilá
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Ferry operators
Mexico Waterjets
Phone
9878721588
Email
datos@mexicowaterjets.com.mx
Website
winjet.mx
Ferry from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $9
Schedules at
winjet.mx
Book at
winjet.mx
Regular
$9
Local
$3
Ultramar Ferry
Phone
01 998 881 5890
Email
info@ultramar.com
Website
ultramarferry.com
Ferry from Cozumel Port to Playa del Carmen Ultramar Ferry Port
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Schedules at
ultramarferry.com
Premium Plus
$9
First Class
$12
Plan Peninsular (Residentes en Yucatán, Campeche)
$6
Plan Quintana Roo (Residentes Q.Roo)
$4
Barcos Caribe
Phone
01 987 120 3982
Email
contacto@barcoscaribe.com
Website
barcoscaribe.com
Ferry from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Schedules at
barcoscaribe.com
Book at
barcoscaribe.com
ADULT
$7
Quintana Roo Residents
$4
Yucatan Peninsula Residents
$6
9 Hermanos
Phone
Whatsapp: +52-1-984-116-43-74
Website
en-holbox.com
Ferry from Chiquila to Holbox
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
el.holboxeno.com
Regular
$8
Local
$5
Holbox Monkeys Express
Phone
( 984 ) 875 20 29
Email
monkeysgroup@hotmail.com|
Ferry from Chiquila to Holbox
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
holboxisland.com

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United Airlines, American Airlines, Volaris and three other airlines offer flights from Puerto Vallarta Airport to Cancun Airport.

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There are 111+ hotels available in Holbox Island. Prices start at $46 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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