There are 5 ways to get from Tucson to Puerto Vallarta by plane, bus 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

Fly from Tucson  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Tucson (TUS) to Puerto Vallarta (PVR) TUS - PVR

$242 - $903

Cheapest option

Bus via Hermosillo  •  26 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Tucson, AZ to Hermosillo
  2. Take the bus from Hermosillo to Puerto Vallarta

$84 - $140

3 alternative options

Fly from Phoenix  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Puerto Vallarta (PVR) PHX - PVR

$271 - $544

Bus TAP Royal International  •  29 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Tucson to Tepic
  2. Take the bus from Tepic to Puerto Vallarta

$170 - $194

Drive  •  18 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Tucson to Puerto Vallarta 1066.7 miles

$140 - $210

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tucson to Puerto Vallarta is to bus which costs $80 - $140 and takes 26 h 59 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Tucson to Puerto Vallarta is to fly which costs $270 - $550 and takes 6 h 46 min.

More details

The distance between Tucson and Puerto Vallarta is 881 miles. The road distance is 1066.7 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 7 h 59 min to get from Tucson to Puerto Vallarta, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Tucson to Puerto Vallarta. However, there are services departing from Alvernon/Broadway and arriving at Autotransportes Medina via Laos Transit Center, Tucson, AZ, Hermosillo and Palmas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 59 min.

More details

What companies run services between Tucson, AZ, USA and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico?

American Airlines, United Airlines and four other airlines fly from Tucson to Puerto Vallarta hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tucson to Puerto Vallarta via Laos Transit Center, 12th Av/Canada Dr, Tucson, AZ, Hermosillo, Puerto Vallarta, and Palmas in around 26 h 59 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Tucson to Puerto Vallarta via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from Tucson to Puerto Vallarta via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from Tucson to Puerto Vallarta via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Flights from Tucson to Puerto Vallarta via Phoenix, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 51 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Flights from Phoenix to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Tucson to Puerto Vallarta via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Tucson to Puerto Vallarta via Las Vegas, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Phoenix to Puerto Vallarta via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Phoenix to Puerto Vallarta via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Tucson to Puerto Vallarta via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Tucson to Puerto Vallarta via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,600
Flights from Phoenix to Puerto Vallarta via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Tucson to Puerto Vallarta via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,600
Flights from Tucson to Puerto Vallarta via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,800
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Phoenix to Puerto Vallarta via Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Phoenix to Puerto Vallarta via San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Bus operators
Tufesa
Phone
016444102444
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from Tucson, AZ to Hermosillo
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Plus
$16 - $24
Platinum
$25 - $35
Ejecutivo
$27 - $40
TAP
Website
tap.com.mx
Bus from Hermosillo to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$65 - $95
TAP Royal International
Phone
USA: (602) 273 3544 MÉXICO: 01800 0011 827
Email
contact@taproyal.com
Website
taproyal.com
Bus from Tucson to Tepic
Ave. Duration
24 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$132
Schedules at
taproyal.com
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Tepic to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$9 - $14
Primera Select
$11 - $15
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Tepic to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$17 - $25
Full Fare
$13 - $19

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, Want to know more about Flixbus? and How do I buy a London Underground ticket? - to help you get the most out of your next trip.