There are 8 ways to get from Puerto Vallarta to Zacatecas by bus, car or plane

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

Bus via Aguascalientes  •  10 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucerias to Guadalajara
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Aguascalientes
  3. Take the bus from Aguascalientes to Zacatecas Tdn

$45 - $71

Cheapest option

Bus #2  •  12 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Zacatecas Omnibus

$35 - $76

6 alternative options

Bus  •  11 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucerias to Guadalajara
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Zacatecas Omnibus

$41 - $54

Drive  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Puerto Vallarta to Zacatecas 418.5 miles

$55 - $85

Fly to Zacatecas  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Puerto Vallarta (PVR) to Zacatecas (ZCL) PVR - ZCL

$135 - $461

Fly to Aguascalientes, bus  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Puerto Vallarta (PVR) to Aguascalientes (AGU) PVR - AGU
  2. Take the bus from Aguascalientes to Zacatecas

$104 - $1,003

Fly to Guadalajara, bus  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Puerto Vallarta (PVR) to Guadalajara (GDL) PVR - GDL
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Zacatecas

$74 - $255

Fly to San Luis Potosi, bus  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Puerto Vallarta (PVR) to San Luis Potosi (SLP) PVR - SLP
  2. Take the bus from San Luis Potosí to Zacatecas

$103 - $319

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

You can take a bus from Puerto Vallarta to Zacatecas via Bucerías, Bucerias, Guadalajara, and Aguascalientes in around 10 h 56 min. Alternatively, Aeroméxico, Viva Aerobus and two other airlines fly from Puerto Vallarta to Zacatecas every 4 hours.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Zacatecas via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to San Luis Potosi via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Aguascalientes
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,100
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to San Luis Potosi via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Aeromar
Website
aeromar.com.mx
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to San Luis Potosi via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Aereo Calafia
Website
calafiaairlines.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$25 - $240
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to San Luis Potosi via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Bus operators
Vallarta Plus
Website
vallartaplus.com
Bus from Bucerias to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Schedules at
vallartaplus.com
Primera Plus
Website
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Aguascalientes
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $19
Schedules at
primeraplus.com.mx
Regular Price
$19
Internet Discount
$17
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Aguascalientes
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$11 - $18
Primera Select
$16 - $21
Bus from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$16 - $25
Primera Select
$25 - $35
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Aguascalientes to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $23
Schedules at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$15 - $23
Full Fare
$11 - $16
Bus from Guadalajara to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$26 - $40
Full Fare
$28 - $40
Grupo Senda
Phone
US: (81) 8151 5253, México: 1 800 733 7330
Website
ticket.gruposenda.com
Bus from Aguascalientes to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$15 - $21
Ejecutivo
$14 - $16
Omnibus de Mexico
Website
odm.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Bus from San Luis Potosí to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
odm.com.mx

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Puerto Vallarta to Zacatecas?

The distance between Puerto Vallarta and Zacatecas is 363 km. The road distance is 670 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Zacatecas?

The cheapest way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Zacatecas is to bus which costs $750 - $1000 and takes 11 h 14 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Zacatecas?

The quickest way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Zacatecas is to fly and bus which takes 5 h 18 min and costs $1900 - $19000.

Is there a direct bus between Puerto Vallarta and Zacatecas?

No, there is no direct bus from Puerto Vallarta to Zacatecas. However, there are services departing from Plaza las Glorias and arriving at Zacatecas via Bucerias, Guadalajara and Aguascalientes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 56 min.

How long does it take to get from Puerto Vallarta to Zacatecas?

It takes approximately 10 h 56 min to get from Puerto Vallarta to Zacatecas, including transfers.