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

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Recommended option

Fly to Liberia  •  11 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Puerto Vallarta (PVR) to Liberia (LIR) PVR - LIR

$190 - $902

Cheapest option

Fly to San Jose, bus  •  12 h

  1. Fly from Puerto Vallarta (PVR) to San Jose (SJO) PVR - SJO
  2. Take the bus from San Jose Airport to Bomba Liberia

$169 - $529

2 alternative options

Bus, Pulmitan de Liberia  •  3 days 3 h

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Vallarta to Puebla
  2. Take the bus from Puebla CAPU to Tapachula
  3. Take the bus from Tapachula to San Salvador
  4. Take the bus from San Salvador Hotel Sheraton Presidente to San José Terminal 7-10
  5. Take the Pulmitan de Liberia from San Jose to Pulmitan de Liberia

$201 - $316

Drive  •  39 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Puerto Vallarta to Liberia 2002.3 miles

$300 - $440

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Liberia is to bus and Pulmitan de Liberia which costs $3800 - $6500 and takes 3 days 3 h.

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The quickest way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Liberia is to fly which costs $3600 - $18000 and takes 11 h 3 min.

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The distance between Puerto Vallarta and Liberia is 2389 km. The road distance is 3203.7 km.

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It takes approximately 11 h 3 min to get from Puerto Vallarta to Liberia, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Liberia is to fly which takes 11 h 3 min and costs $3600 - $18000. Alternatively, you can bus and Pulmitan de Liberia, which costs $3800 - $6500 and takes 3 days 3 h.

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There is no direct flight from Puerto Vallarta Airport to Liberia Airport. The quickest flight takes 8 h 2 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Puerto Vallarta to Liberia is 3204 km. It takes approximately 39 h 26 min to drive from Puerto Vallarta to Liberia.

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Aeroméxico and United Airlines offer flights from Puerto Vallarta Airport to Liberia Airport.

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There are 56+ hotels available in Liberia. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Puerto Vallarta Airport is to bus which takes 16 min and costs $7 - $45.

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Map of how to get from Puerto Vallarta to Liberia.
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  • Distance: 1493.1 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 3 min

What companies run services between Puerto Vallarta, Mexico and Liberia, Costa Rica?

United Airlines and Aeroméxico fly from Puerto Vallarta to Liberia once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Puerto Vallarta to Liberia via Palmas, Puerto Vallarta, Puebla CAPU, Tapachula, San Salvador, San Salvador Hotel Sheraton Presidente, San José Terminal 7-10, and San Jose in around 3 days 3 h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Liberia via Houston
Ave. Duration
11 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to San Jose via Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Liberia via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to San Jose via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to San Jose via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to San Jose via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
11 h 8 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to San Jose via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to San Jose via Panama City
Ave. Duration
8 h 21 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Bus operators
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
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Puebla CAPU to Tapachula
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$50 - $70
Economy
$40 - $65
Transporte del SOL
Website
transportedelsol.com
Bus from San Salvador Hotel Sheraton Presidente to San José Terminal 7-10
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65
Schedules at
transportedelsol.com
Grupo Caribeños
Phone
(506) 2222-0610
Email
info@caribeños.com
Website
grupocaribenos.net
Bus from San Jose to Pulmitan de Liberia
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
grupocaribenos.net

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