Puerto Vallarta by Bus
No matter where you are within Mexico, there are various bus lines that will allow you to travel to Puerto Vallarta and, among other free pleasures, enjoy the most beautiful sunsets in all of Mexico.
There are several options to get to Puerto Vallarta by bus, either directly or perhaps via a stopover in Guadalajara.
Just in case, Puerto Vallarta is located in the state of Jalisco.
Here is a list of the States within Mexico that offer direct bus services to Puerto Vallarta and Guadalajara:
Outside view of the Bus Station in PV
The Vallarta bus station is located past the Airport when going towards Nuevo Vallarta north, there's a big Corona building on the corner where you need to go in.
Address: Bahía S/N, Carretera Puerto Vallarta – Tepic Km 9, Pueblo Las Mojoneras, Colonia Guadalupe Victoria, C.P. 48290, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco
Phones: (322) 290-1009 y (322) 290-0719 Google Streetview
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Vallarta Plus Bus Terminal
This is where buses from Vallarta Plus arrive to and from Guadalajara and Zapopan. Located just some few hundred yards from the Main bus station.
Address: Palma Real 140, Colonia Guadalupe Victoria, CP 48317, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico.
Phone: (322) 221-3636
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Local city buses
Once in Puerto Vallarta, there are several city transport routes that allow you to move comfortably for a reasonable price to almost all the tourist locations and hotels.
Below is a list of some of the public city bus routes and tourist attractions that you can visit using them. Most of them operate from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm.
- Route 11: Playa de Los Muertos, Malecon, Centro, Hotel Los Tules, Plaza Las Glorias, Fiesta Americana, Holiday Inn, Krystal, marine terminal, airport and Plaza de Toros.
- Route 12: Playa de Los Muertos, Malecon, Centro, Hotel Los Tules, Plaza Las Glorias, Fiesta Americana, Holiday Inn, Krystal, Maritime Terminal.
- Route 13: Marina Vallarta, Las Glorias
- Route A.T.M. Nuevo Vallarta: Nuevo Vallarta, Airport, Marina Vallarta, Las Glorias.
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You can read and see all the bus lines here. Read about the night routes and schedules here.
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