Last updated on February 5th, 2023 at 11:35 pm
We will write how to get from Puerto Vallarta airport to Nuevo Vallarta. The distance from Puerto Vallarta Airport to Nuevo Vallarta is 12 kilometers. Click here to book online Puerto Vallarta activities and day trips
The travel time from Puerto Vallarta airport to Nuevo Vallarta downtown is around 15 minutes by taxi and if you go by bus around 40 minutes from Puerto Vallarta to Nuevo Vallarta.
The cheapest way from Puerto Vallarta airport to Nuevo Vallarta is by bus for less than $1 USD and if you go by taxi will be around 340 MXN which is around $15 USD depending on your final destination.
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WHERE TO STAY IN NUEVO VALLARTA
A total of $20 USD would be the range of your budget for accommodation in Nuevo Vallarta. There are hotels mid-budget $50-70 USD and you can find luxury accommodations starting from $120 USD.
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PUERTO VALLARTA TO NUEVO VALLARTA
BUS FROM PUERTO VALLARTA AIRPORT TO NUEVO VALLARTA DOWNTOWN
The cheapest way from Puerto Vallarta airport to Nuevo Vallarta is by bus. You will have to walk outside the airport crossing the bridge to take the UnibusPV from Puerto Vallarta airport to Nuevo Vallarta. The buses are leaving every 15 minutes during the daytime
The bus fare from Puerto Vallarta airport to Nuevo Vallarta is less than $1 USD. You can pay by cash to the bus driver. The bus travel time from Puerto Vallarta airport to Nuevo Vallarta is around 40 minutes.
BY TAXI PUERTO VALLARTA AIRPORT TO NUEVO VALLARTA
If you go from Puerto Vallarta airport to Nuevo Vallarta by taxi the most comfortable, available 24/7 and fastest way. The travel time by taxi from Puerto Vallarta airport to Nuevo Vallarta is around 15 minutes.
The taxi fare from Puerto Vallarta Airport to Nuevo Vallarta is around 340 MXN which is around $15-20 USD. The prices and travel time aren’t fixed and it will depend on traffic and your final destination.
UBER PUERTO VALLARTA AIRPORT TO NUEVO VALLARTA
If you are ordering Uber in Puerto Vallarta you should know that prices are similar to taxis. You can pre-book with Uber app from your phone but you will have to go outside the airport crossing the bridge since Uber isn’t allowed to stop at Puerto Vallarta airport. Expect to pay around $15-20 USD depending on your destination and time of the day from Puerto Vallarta International Airport to Nuevo Vallarta.
CAR RENTAL AT PUERTO VALLARTA AIRPORT
There are many options for renting a car in Puerto Vallarta’s airport. It’s the most convenient option if you have a place to park your car in Nuevo Vallarta or if you want to move around.
It will take you 15 minutes to get from Puerto Vallarta airport to Nuevo Vallarta in a private car. There are a few agencies like Hertz, Avis, Centauro available at the airport. Prices are around $30-40 per day. Click here to best the best deals renting a car in Mexico!
PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION PUERTO VALLARTA AIRPORT TO NUEVO VALLARTA
Hotel transfers are also very easy and convenient but can be a little bit pricey. The transfers are usually available 24 hours and are only ideal if you have the budget and you really want comfort after your flight to Puerto Vallarta. Prices are around $30 USD and you will be able to fit up to 4 people. It could be $7 USD per person.
BEST WAY FROM PUERTO VALLARTA AIRPORT TO NUEVO VALLARTA DOWNTOWN (PUERTO VALLARTA TO NUEVO VALLARTA)
The best way from Puerto Vallarta Airport to Nuevo Vallarta is getting by bus if you are traveling on a budget for less than $1 USD and 40 minutes travel time from Puerto Vallarta to Nuevo Vallarta. You can get Uber (outside the airport crossing the bridge since it’s not allowed to stop in the airport) and private transfer.
You can get a taxi since the distances aren’t far and you will get in your accommodation in 15 minutes for around $15-20 USD especially a great idea if you are traveling with someone to split the cost.
WHERE TO STAY IN NUEVO VALLARTA
A total of $20 USD would be the range of your budget for accommodation in Nuevo Vallarta. There are hotels mid-budget 50-70 USD and you can find luxury accommodations starting from $120 USD.
FOOD BUDGET TRAVEL IN MEXICO
Your daily food budget travel in Mexico could be a total of $8-10 USD if you eat in local places. If you are in a budget you can go for street food all around the country. You can buy tacos for $1 USD. If you are going for fine dining restaurants starts from $10 USD per person for a meal.
BEST TIME TO VISIT IN PUERTO VALLARTA
There is 2 seasons dry and wet season. The rainy season starts in May. The best time to visit Puerto Vallarta is from the months of November to April because it is the month of the dry season. However, lots of tourists prefer to travel from January to March since it’s not peak season but it can be rainy for a few days.
CASH IN MEXICO
Mexico has its own currency called the Mexican Peso. A $1 USD=19 MXN. There are lots of ATMs and exchange currency in many parts of the country. And you have to know that dollars are very common and well-accepted in the country.
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