Getting to Puerto Vallarta has never been easier with numerous daily flights from most large U.S. and Canadian cities to Puerto Vallarta’s international airport. Alaska Airlines flies non-stop from the western U.S., including cities like Los Angeles, Seattle, and San Francisco. American Airlines offers daily non-stop flights from Dallas/Fort Worth, in high season only, and five days a week from Chicago O’Hare. Non-stop flights are also available from Houston on Continental or America West from the Western U.S. Frontier airlines flies non-stop from the Denver hub, USA 3000 flies direct from Midwestern cities, as well as Delta, Northwest, and Sun Country Airlines. Flying time from New York is about 6.5 hours; from Los Angeles it is about 3 hours.
Mexican carriers like Aeromexico fly direct from multiple U.S. and Mexican cities, including Los Angeles, Guadalajara, La Paz, León, Mexico City, Morelia, and Tijuana. Mexicana Airlines offers non-stop flights from Los Angeles, Chicago, Mazatlán, and Mexico City to Puerto Vallarta.
Puerto Vallarta’s airport is very centrally located just 6 miles north of downtown. Taxi fares to Marina Vallarta and the Hotel Zone range from $10-15 US, rides downtown (Centro) are about $20 US, and further south to hotels near Mismaloya are about $30 US.