How to get to Puerto Vallarta

How to get to Puerto Vallarta 

Thanks to its geographical location, Puerto Vallarta is an easily accessible destination from any part of Mexico and the world, with effective land, air, and water connectivity.    


Puerto Vallarta International Airport , is the third airport in the country with the most number of flights and connections to and from important cities.

International Flights

  • American Airlines
  • Alaska Airlines
  • Sun Country Airlines
  • United Airlines
  • Southwest Airlines
  • Delta Airlines
  • Frontier
  • Jet Blue 
  • Aeromar
  • Spirit Airlines

From Canada

  • Air Canada
  • WestJet
  • Air Transat
  • Sunwing
  • Swoop

Domestic Flights

  • Aeromexico
  • Interjet
  • Viva Aerobus
  • Volaris
  • TAR Aerolineas
  • Magnicharters


It’s a Must-do for cruise ships that sail the Pacific to arrive to Puerto Vallarta. Its Maritime Terminal has top-notch facilities and can welcome four cruise ships simultaneously. Some of the prestigious cruise lines that arrive to this port are:

  • Carnival Cruises
  • Celebrity Cruises
  • Crystal Cruises
  • Cunard Line
  • Disney Cruises
  • Holland America
  • Norwegian Cruise Line
  • Oceania Cruises
  • Princess Cruises
  • Royal Caribbean International


The highway system that connects Puerto Vallarta to the main cities in Mexico offers modern highways to travel by land in a safe and comfortable manner.
There are three roads that lead directly to Puerto Vallarta:
Guadalajara-Compostela-Puerto Vallarta
Guadalajara-Autlán-Puerto Vallarta
Guadalajara-Ameca-Talpa/Mascota- Puerto Vallarta (The Pilgrimage Route)
The approximate times between different cities are:
Guadalajara, Jalisco | Guadalajara - Puerto Vallarta Duration: 4 hr.
Tepic, Nayarit | Tepic - Puerto Vallarta Duration: 2 hr.
Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes | Aguascalientes - Puerto Vallarta Duration: 5 hr.
León, Guanajuato | León - Puerto Vallarta Duration: 5 hr.
Querétaro, Querétaro | Querétaro - Puerto Vallarta Duration: 7 hr.
Mexico City | Cd. de México - Puerto Vallarta Duration: 8 hr.
The main bus lines that offer routes to and from Puerto Vallarta are:
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