There are 7 ways to get from Zacatecas to Puerto Vallarta by bus, car or plane

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Bus via Zapopan  •  11 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Zacatecas to Aguascalientes Tdn
  2. Take the bus from Aguascalientes to Guadalajara
  3. Take the bus from Zapoan to Sayulita

$52 - $95

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Bus via San Juan de los Lagos  •  12 h 38 min

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

$43 - $85

5 alternative options

Bus  •  11 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Zacatecas to Aguascalientes Tdn
  2. Take the bus from Aguascalientes to Guadalajara
  3. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Bucerias

$47 - $81

Bus #2  •  11 h 21 min

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

$50 - $67

Drive  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Zacatecas to Puerto Vallarta 419.9 miles

$55 - $85

Fly from Zacatecas  •  4 h 37 min

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

$181 - $712

Bus to Aguascalientes, fly  •  4 h 52 min

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

$101 - $1,034

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The cheapest way to get from Zacatecas to Puerto Vallarta is to bus which costs $800 - $1600 and takes 12 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zacatecas to Puerto Vallarta is to fly which costs $3400 - $14000 and takes 4 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zacatecas to Puerto Vallarta. However, there are services departing from Zacatecas and arriving at Autotransportes Medina via Aguascalientes, Guadalajara, Zapoan, Sayulita and Palmas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 4 min.

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The distance between Zacatecas and Puerto Vallarta is 363 km. The road distance is 671.9 km.

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The best way to get from Zacatecas to Puerto Vallarta without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 4 min and costs $950 - $1800.

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It takes approximately 11 h 4 min to get from Zacatecas to Puerto Vallarta, including transfers.

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Zacatecas to Puerto Vallarta bus services, operated by ETN, depart from Zacatecas station.

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The best way to get from Zacatecas to Puerto Vallarta is to bus which takes 11 h 4 min and costs $950 - $1800. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $3400 - $14000 and takes 4 h 37 min.

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There is no direct flight from Zacatecas Airport to Puerto Vallarta Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 1 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Zacatecas to Puerto Vallarta.
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  • Distance: 227.2 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 4 min

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

You can take a bus from Zacatecas to Puerto Vallarta via Aguascalientes, Guadalajara, Zapopan, Zapoan, Sayulita, Puerto Vallarta, and Palmas in around 11 h 4 min. Alternatively, Aeroméxico flies from Zacatecas to Puerto Vallarta 4 times a day.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Zacatecas to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Aguascalientes to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,100
Bus operators
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Zacatecas to Aguascalientes
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 20 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 Aguascalientes to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Book at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$20 - $29
Full Fare
$18 - $25
Regular Price
$23
Internet Discount
$19
Bus from Zacatecas to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
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 Zacatecas to Aguascalientes
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 Zacatecas to San Juan de los Lagos
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
Bus from San Juan de los Lagos to Guadalajara
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
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Aguascalientes to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$11 - $17
Primera Select
$16 - $21
Bus from San Juan de los Lagos to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$8 - $13
Primera Select
$10 - $14
Bus from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$16 - $25
Primera Select
$25 - $35
Vallarta Plus
Website
vallartaplus.com
Bus from Zapoan to Sayulita
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
vallartaplus.com
Book at
vallartaplus.com
Bus from Guadalajara to Bucerias
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Schedules at
vallartaplus.com
Bus from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
vallartaplus.com
Omnibuses Oriente
Bus from San Juan de los Lagos to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx

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Yes, the driving distance between Zacatecas to Puerto Vallarta is 672 km. It takes approximately 7 h 56 min to drive from Zacatecas to Puerto Vallarta.

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Aeroméxico offers flights from Zacatecas Airport to Puerto Vallarta Airport.

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There are 737+ hotels available in Puerto Vallarta. Prices start at $43 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zacatecas to Zacatecas Airport is to taxi which takes 18 min and costs $180 - $220.

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