There are 6 ways to get from Puerto Vallarta to Mexico City by plane, subway, bus or car

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Fly to Mexico City  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Puerto Vallarta (PVR) to Mexico City (MEX) PVR - MEX

$46 - $203

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Bus Primera Plus  •  14 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Vallarta to Mexico City North Bus Primera Plus / ...

$43 - $99

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Fly to Toluca, line 1 subway  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Puerto Vallarta (PVR) to Toluca (TLC) PVR - TLC
  2. Take the line 1 subway from Observatorio to Pino Suárez_1_2

$60 - $957

Bus via Tepic  •  14 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Vallarta to Tepic
  2. Take the bus from Tepic to Mexico Omnibus

$50 - $81

Bus ETN  •  14 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Riviera Nayarit to México Terminal Tasqueña Puerto Vallarta

$51 - $98

Drive  •  9 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Puerto Vallarta to Mexico City 543.2 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Mexico City is to bus which costs $900 - $1600 and takes 14 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Mexico City is to fly which costs $850 - $3900 and takes 3 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Puerto Vallarta to Mexico City. However, there are services departing from Ley and arriving at Independencia_1 via Puerto Vallarta, Tepic and Terminal Central De Autobuses Del Norte. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 43 min.

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The distance between Puerto Vallarta and Mexico City is 651 km. The road distance is 869.1 km.

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The best way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Mexico City without a car is to bus which takes 14 h 3 min and costs $800 - $1900.

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It takes approximately 3 h 5 min to get from Puerto Vallarta to Mexico City, including transfers.

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Puerto Vallarta to Mexico City bus services, operated by TAP, depart from Puerto Vallarta station.

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The best way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Mexico City is to fly which takes 3 h 5 min and costs $850 - $3900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $800 - $1900 and takes 14 h 3 min.

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The quickest flight from Puerto Vallarta Airport to Mexico City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Puerto Vallarta to Mexico City bus services, operated by TAP, arrive at Mexico station.

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Map of how to get from Puerto Vallarta to Mexico City.
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  • Distance: 406.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 5 min

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

Interjet, Viva Aerobus and two other airlines fly from Puerto Vallarta to Mexico City every 2 hours. Alternatively, Primera Plus operates a bus from Puerto Vallarta to Mexico City 3 times a day. Tickets cost $55 and the journey takes 11 h 45 min. Estrella Blanca also services this route 3 times a day.

Airlines
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
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
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Toluca
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
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
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $420
Train operators
Sistema de Transporte Colectivo Metro
Phone
+52 55 5709 0860
Email
redessociales@metro.cdmx.gob.mx
Website
metro.cdmx.gob.mx
Subway from Observatorio to Pino Suárez_1_2
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
metro.cdmx.gob.mx
Bus operators
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
$55
Schedules at
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 - $85
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$35 - $55
Primera Select
$60 - $85
TAP
Website
tap.com.mx
Bus from Puerto Vallarta to Tepic
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $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 - $60
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$40 - $60
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 - $60
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Riviera Nayarit to México Terminal Tasqueña
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$50 - $75
Full Fare
$65 - $95
Regular Price
$76
Internet Discount
$65

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Yes, the driving distance between Puerto Vallarta to Mexico City is 869 km. It takes approximately 9 h 33 min to drive from Puerto Vallarta to Mexico City.

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Volaris, Viva Aerobus, Aeroméxico and Interjet offer flights from Puerto Vallarta Airport to Mexico City Airport.

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There are 1119+ hotels available in Mexico City. 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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