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There are 6 ways to get from Seattle to Puerto Vallarta by plane, shuttle, train, bus, taxi or car

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Fly from Seattle  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Puerto Vallarta (PVR) SEA - PVR

$284 - $1,005

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Shuttle to Vancouver, fly  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Seattle, WA - Convention Centre to River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond
  2. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Puerto Vallarta (PVR) YVR - PVR

$196 - $324

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Train to Portland, fly  •  11 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Portland Union Station
  2. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Puerto Vallarta (PVR) PDX - PVR

$312 - $1,010

Train, bus, taxi  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Eugene Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Eugene, Or to Sacramento, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Sacramento to Acaponeta
  4. Take the bus from Acaponeta Central to Santiago Ixcuintla
  5. Take a taxi from Santiago Ixcuintla to Lo de Marcos
  6. Take the bus from Lo de Marcos to Plaza las Glorias

Bus  •  2 days 17 h

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
  3. Take the bus from Tijuana Bus Terminal to Puerto Vallarta

$219 - $472

Drive  •  45 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Puerto Vallarta 2692.5 miles

$360 - $550

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The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Puerto Vallarta is to shuttle and fly which costs $190 - $330 and takes 10 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Puerto Vallarta is to fly which costs $280 - $1,000 and takes 7 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Seattle to Puerto Vallarta. However, there are services departing from Seattle, Wa and arriving at Ley via Los Angeles, Ca, Tijuana Bus Terminal and Mojoneras. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 17 h.

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The distance between Seattle and Puerto Vallarta is 2107 miles. The road distance is 2692.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Puerto Vallarta without a car is to train and bus and taxi which takes 2 days 8 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 27 min to get from Seattle to Puerto Vallarta, including transfers.

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Seattle to Puerto Vallarta bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Seattle, Wa station.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Puerto Vallarta is to fly which takes 7 h 27 min and costs $280 - $1,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $210 - $480 and takes 2 days 17 h.

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The quickest flight from Seattle Airport to Puerto Vallarta Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 36 min.

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Seattle to Puerto Vallarta bus services, operated by TAP, arrive at Puerto Vallarta station.

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Puerto Vallarta.
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  • Distance: 2107.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 27 min

What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico?

Delta, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and six other airlines fly from Seattle to Puerto Vallarta hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Seattle to Puerto Vallarta via Los Angeles, Ca, Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx, Tijuana Bus Terminal, Puerto Vallarta, and Mojoneras in around 2 days 17 h.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Puerto Vallarta via Portland
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Puerto Vallarta via Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Puerto Vallarta via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Puerto Vallarta via San Diego
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Vancouver to Puerto Vallarta via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Portland to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Portland to Puerto Vallarta via Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Portland to Puerto Vallarta via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Portland to Puerto Vallarta via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Portland to Puerto Vallarta via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Seattle to Puerto Vallarta via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Flights from Seattle to Puerto Vallarta via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,700
Flights from Vancouver to Puerto Vallarta via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $550
Flights from Vancouver to Puerto Vallarta via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $550
Flights from Portland to Puerto Vallarta via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from Portland to Puerto Vallarta via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,700
Flights from Seattle to Puerto Vallarta via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,800
Flights from Vancouver to Puerto Vallarta via Seattle
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,700
Flights from Portland to Puerto Vallarta via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,700
Flights from Portland to Puerto Vallarta via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Seattle to Puerto Vallarta via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,600
Flights from Seattle to Puerto Vallarta via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,500
Flights from Vancouver to Puerto Vallarta via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $750
Flights from Portland to Puerto Vallarta via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,500
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Vancouver to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $900
Flights from Vancouver to Puerto Vallarta via Kelowna
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$320 - $900
Flights from Vancouver to Puerto Vallarta via Calgary
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $900
Flights from Vancouver to Puerto Vallarta via Prince George
Ave. Duration
9 h 37 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $900
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $850
Flights from Vancouver to Puerto Vallarta via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$470 - $850
Flights from Vancouver to Puerto Vallarta via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Seattle to Puerto Vallarta via Oakland
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Portland to Puerto Vallarta via Oakland
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Vancouver to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Sunwing Airlines
Website
sunwing.ca
Flights from Vancouver to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Seattle King Street Station to Portland Union Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$60 - $85
Train from Seattle King Street Station to Eugene Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $340
Bus operators
Quick Shuttle
Website
quickcoach.com
Shuttle from Seattle, WA - Convention Centre to River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
quickcoach.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Eugene, Or to Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $130
Bus from Seattle, Wa to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
27 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $180
Flexible
$210 - $270
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Sacramento to Acaponeta
Ave. Duration
31 h 25 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$139
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Acaponeta Central to Santiago Ixcuintla
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Los Angeles to Tijuana Buenavista
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
bus
Bus from Lo de Marcos to Plaza las Glorias
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
rutasvallarta.com
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Los Angeles to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
TAP
Website
tap.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana Bus Terminal to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
31 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $150
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$100 - $150
Other operators
Taxi from Santiago Ixcuintla to Lo de Marcos
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75

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Puerto Vallarta is 2 h ahead of Seattle. It is currently 9:14 PM in Seattle and 11:14 PM in Puerto Vallarta.

Yes, the driving distance between Seattle to Puerto Vallarta is 2693 miles. It takes approximately 45 h 35 min to drive from Seattle to Puerto Vallarta.

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Southwest Airlines, Delta, American Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Seattle Airport to Puerto Vallarta Airport.

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There are 741+ hotels available in Puerto Vallarta. Prices start at $42 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Seattle Airport is to tram which takes 34 min and costs $2 - $4.

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