There are 4 ways to get from Puerto Vallarta to Riviera Nayarit by ferry, bus, taxi or car

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

Ferry  •  33 min

  1. Take the ferry from Downtown Puerto Vallarta to Paradise Village Public Dock Watertaxi

$16

Cheapest option

Bus  •  42 min

  1. Take the bus from Autotransportes Medina to Nuevo Vallarta Nuevo Vallarta

$1

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Puerto Vallarta to Riviera Nayarit 11.6 miles

$7 - $9

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Puerto Vallarta to Riviera Nayarit 11.6 miles

$1 - $3

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Riviera Nayarit is to bus which costs $9 and takes 42 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Riviera Nayarit is to taxi which takes 16 min and costs $140 - $170.

More details

The distance between Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit is 11 km. The road distance is 19 km.

Get driving directions

The ferry from Downtown Puerto Vallarta to Paradise Village Public Dock takes 30 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

More details

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Autotransportes Medina and arriving at Nuevo Vallarta. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

More details

Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Downtown Puerto Vallarta and arriving at Paradise Village Public Dock. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

More details

What companies run services between Puerto Vallarta, Mexico and Riviera Nayarit, Mexico?

Rutas Vallarta operates a bus from Puerto Vallarta to Riviera Nayarit every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $1 and the journey takes 30 min.

Bus operators
Rutas Vallarta
Email
info@rutasvallarta.com
Website
rutasvallarta.com
Bus from Autotransportes Medina to Nuevo Vallarta
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
rutasvallarta.com
Ferry operators
Watertaxi Vallarta
Phone
55 2211863
Email
watertaxivallarta@yahoo.com.mx
Ferry from Downtown Puerto Vallarta to Paradise Village Public Dock
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16
Other operators
Taxi from Puerto Vallarta to Riviera Nayarit
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$7 - $9

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Best ways to travel around Australia, Getting to Rome from the airport and What documents do I need to cross Niagara Falls? - to help you get the most out of your next trip.