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There are 5 ways to get from Veracruz to Puerto Vallarta by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  4 h 2 min

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

$119 - $140

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Bus Primera Plus  •  19 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Veracruz to México Central Norte Ado/Gl
  2. Take the bus from Mexico City North Bus to Puerto Vallarta Primera Plus / ...

$62 - $130

3 alternative options

Bus ACN Autobuses  •  18 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Veracruz to Puebla
  2. Take the bus from ACN Puebla to Guadalajara Portales
  3. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta

Bus ETN  •  21 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Veracruz to ADO México Terminal Ejecutiva Sur Gl/Platino
  2. Take the bus from México Terminal Tasqueña to Riviera Nayarit Cuernavaca

$69 - $134

Drive  •  13 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Veracruz to Puerto Vallarta 769.9 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Veracruz to Puerto Vallarta is to bus which costs $1100 - $2500 and takes 19 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Veracruz to Puerto Vallarta is to fly which costs $2200 - $2700 and takes 4 h 2 min.

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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 ACN Puebla, Guadalajara and Mojoneras. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 7 min.

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The distance between Veracruz and Puerto Vallarta is 963 km. The road distance is 1231.8 km.

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The best way to get from Veracruz to Puerto Vallarta without a car is to bus which takes 18 h 7 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 2 min to get from Veracruz to Puerto Vallarta, including transfers.

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Veracruz to Puerto Vallarta bus services, operated by ADO, depart from Veracruz station.

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The best way to get from Veracruz to Puerto Vallarta is to fly which takes 4 h 2 min and costs $2200 - $2700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 18 h 7 min.

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There is no direct flight from Veracruz Airport to Puerto Vallarta Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 49 min and has one stopover.

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Veracruz to Puerto Vallarta bus services, operated by Vallarta Plus, arrive at Puerto Vallarta station.

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Map of how to get from Veracruz to Puerto Vallarta.
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  • Distance: 602.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 2 min

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

Aeroméxico, Viva Aerobus and five other airlines fly from Veracruz to Puerto Vallarta hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Veracruz to Puerto Vallarta via Puebla, ACN Puebla, Guadalajara Portales, Guadalajara, Puerto Vallarta, and Mojoneras in around 18 h 7 min.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Veracruz to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 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 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Veracruz to Puerto Vallarta via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Veracruz to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $290
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Veracruz to Puerto Vallarta via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 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 Puebla
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$23 - $35
Economy
$13 - $20
Bus from Veracruz to México Central Norte
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$28 - $40
Economy
$18 - $27
Bus from Veracruz to ADO México Terminal Ejecutiva Sur
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$28 - $40
Economy
$18 - $27
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from ACN Puebla to Guadalajara Portales
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Vallarta Plus
Website
vallartaplus.com
Bus from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
vallartaplus.com
Primera Plus
Website
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Mexico City North Bus to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$54
Schedules at
primeraplus.com.mx
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Mexico City to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
12 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$35 - $55
Primera Select
$60 - $80
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from México Terminal Tasqueña to Riviera Nayarit
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$50 - $75
Full Fare
$65 - $95
Regular Price
$95
Internet Discount
$81

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Yes, the driving distance between Veracruz to Puerto Vallarta is 1232 km. It takes approximately 13 h 37 min to drive from Veracruz to Puerto Vallarta.

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Interjet, United Airlines, Viva Aerobus and Aeroméxico offer flights from Veracruz Airport to Puerto Vallarta Airport.

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There are 685+ hotels available in Puerto Vallarta. Prices start at $45 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Veracruz to Veracruz Airport is to taxi which takes 9 min and costs $140 - $180.

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