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

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Fly  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Puerto Vallarta (PVR) to Oaxaca (OAX) PVR - OAX

$119 - $294

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Bus ETN  •  21 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Riviera Nayarit to Puebla Puerto Vallarta
  2. Take the bus from Puebla Terminal CAPU to ADO Oaxaca Puebla-Oaxaca

$76 - $162

2 alternative options

Bus Primera Plus  •  24 h 31 min

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

$93 - $142

Drive  •  14 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Puerto Vallarta to Oaxaca 833.8 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Oaxaca is to bus which costs $1400 - $3100 and takes 21 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Oaxaca is to fly which costs $2200 - $6000 and takes 5 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Puerto Vallarta to Oaxaca. However, there are services departing from Autotransportes Medina and arriving at ADO Oaxaca via Riviera Nayarit and Puebla Terminal CAPU. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 42 min.

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The distance between Puerto Vallarta and Oaxaca is 978 km. The road distance is 1334.1 km.

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The best way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Oaxaca without a car is to bus which takes 21 h 42 min and costs $1400 - $3100.

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It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to get from Puerto Vallarta to Oaxaca, including transfers.

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Puerto Vallarta to Oaxaca bus services, operated by ETN, depart from Riviera Nayarit station.

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The best way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Oaxaca is to fly which takes 5 h 8 min and costs $2200 - $6000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $1400 - $3100 and takes 21 h 42 min.

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There is no direct flight from Puerto Vallarta Airport to Oaxaca Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Puerto Vallarta to Oaxaca bus services, operated by ADO, arrive at ADO Oaxaca station.

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Map of how to get from Puerto Vallarta to Oaxaca.
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  • Distance: 611.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 8 min

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

Aeroméxico, Interjet and four other airlines fly from Puerto Vallarta to Oaxaca every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Puerto Vallarta to Oaxaca via Nuevo Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit, Puebla, and Puebla Terminal CAPU in around 21 h 42 min.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Oaxaca via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $390
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Oaxaca via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Oaxaca via Guadalajara, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $310
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Oaxaca via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Oaxaca via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $300
Bus operators
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Riviera Nayarit to Puebla
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$60 - $90
Full Fare
$80 - $120
Regular Price
$105
Internet Discount
$89
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Puebla Terminal CAPU to ADO Oaxaca
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$26 - $40
Economy
$16 - $24
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
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

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Yes, the driving distance between Puerto Vallarta to Oaxaca is 1334 km. It takes approximately 14 h 10 min to drive from Puerto Vallarta to Oaxaca.

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United Airlines, Viva Aerobus, Interjet and Aeroméxico offer flights from Puerto Vallarta Airport to Oaxaca Airport.

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There are 266+ hotels available in Oaxaca. Prices start at $26 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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