If you're visiting the west coast of Mexico for the first time, you may be asking yourself: What is the current time in Puerto Vallarta? What time zone is the city located in?
The current time in PV is:
The Puerto Vallarta time zone is CST time zone (S zone in this PDF map).
- So the city is in the Central Time Zone, that includes the state of Jalisco, Chicago and Dallas.
- The municipality of Bahia de Banderas, Nayarit, switched to the Central Time Zone on April, 2010, to help tourists and avoid complications.
- Bahia de Banderas includes the following tourist towns:
- The rest of Nayarit remains on Mountain Standard Time.