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There are 5 ways to get from Puerto Vallarta to La Paz by plane, bus, car ferry or car

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Fly to La Paz  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Puerto Vallarta (PVR) to La Paz (LAP) PVR - LAP

$61 - $254

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Fly to San Jose Cabo, bus  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Puerto Vallarta (PVR) to San Jose Cabo (SJD) PVR - SJD
  2. Take the bus from San José del Cabo Airport to 8 de octubre

$120 - $321

Bus, car ferry  •  22 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Mezcales to Mazatlán
  2. Take the car ferry from Mazatlan Ferry Terminal to La Paz Ferry Terminal Baja Ferries

$93 - $111

Bus  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Vallarta to Mexicali
  2. Take the bus from Mexicali to Tijuana
  3. Take the bus from Tijuana to La Paz

$192 - $290

Drive, car ferry  •  19 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Puerto Vallarta to Mazatlan Ferry Terminal
  2. Take the car ferry from Mazatlan Ferry Terminal to La Paz Ferry Terminal Baja Ferries

$104 - $122

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The cheapest way to get from Puerto Vallarta to La Paz is to bus and car ferry which costs $1800 - $2200 and takes 22 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puerto Vallarta to La Paz is to fly which costs $1100 - $4900 and takes 7 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Puerto Vallarta to La Paz. However, there are services departing from Autotransportes Medina and arriving at La Paz via Puerto Vallarta, Mexicali and Tijuana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 11 h.

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The distance between Puerto Vallarta and La Paz is 652 km.

The best way to get from Puerto Vallarta to La Paz without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 11 h and costs $3700 - $6000.

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It takes approximately 7 h 37 min to get from Puerto Vallarta to La Paz, including transfers.

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Puerto Vallarta to La Paz bus services, operated by TAP, depart from Puerto Vallarta station.

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The best way to get from Puerto Vallarta to La Paz is to fly which takes 7 h 37 min and costs $1100 - $4900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $3700 - $6000 and takes 2 days 11 h.

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There is no direct flight from Puerto Vallarta Airport to La Paz Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Puerto Vallarta to La Paz bus services, operated by ABC, arrive at La Paz station.

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Map of how to get from Puerto Vallarta to La Paz.
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  • Distance: 407.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 37 min

What companies run services between Puerto Vallarta, Mexico and La Paz, Mexico?

Aeroméxico, Viva Aerobus and three other airlines fly from Puerto Vallarta to La Paz every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Puerto Vallarta to La Paz via Palmas, Puerto Vallarta, Mexicali, and Tijuana in around 2 days 11 h.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to La Paz via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to San Jose Cabo via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to La Paz via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $330
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to La Paz via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to San Jose Cabo via Leon/Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to La Paz via Mexico City, Monterrey
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to San Jose Cabo via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to San Jose Cabo via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to San Jose Cabo via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to San Jose Cabo via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Bus operators
ecobajatours
Website
ecobajatours.com
Bus from San José del Cabo Airport to 8 de octubre
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
ecobajatours.com
TAP
Website
tap.com.mx
Bus from Mezcales to Mazatlán
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$26 - $40
Bus from Puerto Vallarta to Mexicali
Ave. Duration
29 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$95 - $140
ABC
Website
abc.com.mx
Bus from Mexicali to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
Book at
reservamos.mx
Bus from Tijuana to La Paz
Ave. Duration
24 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
Book at
reservamos.mx
Aguacaliente
Phone
6646212955
Email
atencionaclientes@autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Website
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Bus from Mexicali to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Ferry operators

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La Paz is 1 h behind Puerto Vallarta. It is currently 4:46 PM in Puerto Vallarta and 3:46 PM in La Paz.

Interjet, Volaris, Aeroméxico and Viva Aerobus offer flights from Puerto Vallarta Airport to La Paz Airport.

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There are 155+ hotels available in La Paz. Prices start at $35 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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