There are 4 ways to get from Veracruz 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  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Veracruz (VER) to Puerto Vallarta (PVR) VER - PVR

$118 - $140

Cheapest option

Bus via Guadalajara  •  18 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Veracruz to México Central Norte
  2. Take the bus from Mexico City North Bus Terminal to Guadalajara
  3. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta

$59 - $108

2 alternative options

Bus ETN  •  21 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Veracruz to Puebla Veracruz-Puebla
  2. Take the bus from Puebla to Riviera Nayarit

$69 - $142

Drive  •  13 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Veracruz to Puerto Vallarta 769.9 miles

$100 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Veracruz to Puerto Vallarta is to bus which costs $1100 - $2200 and takes 18 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Veracruz to Puerto Vallarta is to fly which takes 3 h 57 min and costs $2300 - $2900.

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The distance between Veracruz and Puerto Vallarta is 963 km. The road distance is 1232 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 57 min to get from Veracruz to Puerto Vallarta, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Veracruz to Puerto Vallarta. However, there are services departing from Veracruz and arriving at Ley via Mexico City North Bus Terminal, Guadalajara and Crucero de las Juntas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 55 min.

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

Interjet, Aeroméxico and four other airlines fly from Veracruz to Puerto Vallarta hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Veracruz to Puerto Vallarta via México Central Norte, Mexico City North Bus Terminal, Guadalajara, Puerto Vallarta, and Crucero de las Juntas in around 18 h 55 min.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Veracruz to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $360
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Veracruz to Puerto Vallarta via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Veracruz to Puerto Vallarta via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Veracruz to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $290
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Veracruz to Puerto Vallarta via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Veracruz to México Central Norte
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$27 - $40
Economy
$17 - $26
Bus from Veracruz to Puebla
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$22 - $35
Economy
$12 - $19
Primera Plus
Website
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Mexico City North Bus Terminal to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
primeraplus.com.mx
Omnibus de Mexico
Website
odm.com.mx
Bus from Mexico City North Bus to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $30
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$15 - $23
Primera Select
$23 - $30
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Puebla to Riviera Nayarit
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$55 - $85
Full Fare
$75 - $110

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