There are 9 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.

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Bus via Aguascalientes  •  10 h 26 min

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

$48 - $94

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Bus #3  •  12 h 31 min

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

$33 - $71

7 alternative options

Bus  •  10 h 54 min

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

$42 - $77

Bus #2  •  11 h 10 min

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

$38 - $64

Drive  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Puerto Vallarta to Zacatecas 418.5 miles

$55 - $85

Fly to Aguascalientes, bus  •  4 h 47 min

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

$100 - $1,036

Fly to Zacatecas  •  5 h 25 min

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

$130 - $465

Fly to Guadalajara, bus  •  7 h 35 min

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

$75 - $289

Fly to Leon/Guanajuato, bus  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Puerto Vallarta (PVR) to Leon/Guanajuato (BJX) PVR - BJX
  2. Take the bus from León to Zacatecas

$112 - $347

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Puerto Vallarta to Zacatecas. However, there are services departing from Autotransportes Medina and arriving at Zacatecas via Riviera Nayarit, Guadalajara and Aguascalientes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 26 min.

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The distance between Puerto Vallarta and Zacatecas is 363 km. The road distance is 669.6 km.

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The best way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Zacatecas without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 26 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 26 min to get from Puerto Vallarta to Zacatecas, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Zacatecas is to bus which takes 10 h 26 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 5 h 25 min.

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The quickest flight from Puerto Vallarta Airport to Aguascalientes Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 3 min.

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Puerto Vallarta to Zacatecas bus services, operated by ETN, arrive at Zacatecas station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Puerto Vallarta to Zacatecas is 670 km. It takes approximately 7 h 56 min to drive from Puerto Vallarta to Zacatecas.

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TAR Aerolineas and Interjet offer flights from Puerto Vallarta Airport to Aguascalientes Airport.

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Map of how to get from Puerto Vallarta to Zacatecas.
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  • Distance: 227.2 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 26 min

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

You can take a bus from Puerto Vallarta to Zacatecas via Nuevo Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit, Guadalajara, and Aguascalientes in around 10 h 26 min. Alternatively, Aeroméxico, Viva Aerobus and Interjet 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 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
TAR Aerolineas
Website
facebook.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Aguascalientes
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Leon/Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
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 and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Leon/Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Aeromar
Website
aeromar.com.mx
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $200
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Leon/Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Bus operators
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Riviera Nayarit to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$26 - $40
Full Fare
$27 - $40
Regular Price
$39
Internet Discount
$33
Bus from Guadalajara to Aguascalientes
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Book at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$20 - $29
Full Fare
$18 - $25
Regular Price
$23
Internet Discount
$19
Bus from Aguascalientes to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $23
Schedules at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$15 - $23
Full Fare
$11 - $16
Regular Price
$13
Internet Discount
$12
Bus from León to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$22 - $35
Full Fare
$21 - $29
Regular Price
$27
Internet Discount
$23
Primera Plus
Website
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Aguascalientes
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $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 Guadalajara to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$16 - $24
Primera Select
$24 - $35
Bus from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$16 - $25
Primera Select
$25 - $35
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 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$15 - $21
Ejecutivo
$14 - $15
Bus from Guadalajara to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$23 - $35
Ejecutivo
$28 - $31
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
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

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There are 50+ hotels available in Zacatecas. Prices start at $27 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 .

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