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 38 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

$44 - $78

7 alternative options

Bus  •  12 h 10 min

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

$48 - $68

Bus via San Juan de los Lagos  •  12 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to San Juan de los Lagos Tdn
  3. Take the bus from San Juan de los Lagos to Zacatecas Tdn

$52 - $75

Drive  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Puerto Vallarta to Zacatecas 418.5 miles

$55 - $85

Fly to Zacatecas  •  5 h 37 min

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

$130 - $463

Fly to Aguascalientes, bus  •  4 h 58 min

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

$100 - $1,034

Fly to Guadalajara, bus  •  7 h 31 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 - $287

Fly to San Luis Potosi, bus  •  8 h

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

$102 - $320

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Zacatecas is to bus which costs $800 - $1500 and takes 10 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puerto Vallarta to Zacatecas is to fly and bus which costs $1900 - $20000 and takes 4 h 58 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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It takes approximately 10 h 38 min to get from Puerto Vallarta to Zacatecas, including transfers.

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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 38 min.

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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 38 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 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to San Luis Potosi via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $450
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 San Luis Potosi via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $290
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
57 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $200
Aeromar
Website
aeromar.com.mx
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to San Luis Potosi via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Puerto Vallarta to San Luis Potosi via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 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
Bus from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 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
$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 - $17
Primera Select
$16 - $21
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Aguascalientes
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Schedules at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$19 - $29
Full Fare
$18 - $25
Bus from Aguascalientes to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $23
Schedules at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$15 - $23
Full Fare
$11 - $16
Regular Price
$13
Internet Discount
$11
Bus from Guadalajara to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$25 - $40
Full Fare
$27 - $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
$14 - $21
Ejecutivo
$14 - $15
Bus from Guadalajara to San Juan de los Lagos
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$15 - $22
Ejecutivo
$15 - $16
Bus from San Juan de los Lagos to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$17 - $25
Ejecutivo
$19 - $21
Omnibuses Oriente
Bus from Guadalajara to San Juan de los Lagos
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Omnibus de Mexico
Website
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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