Once your flight to Puerto Vallarta is purchased and hotel or villa is reserved, next on your to do list should be to figure out your Puerto Vallarta transportation.

Book ahead because knowing how to get around will make your trip less stressful. Securing Puerto Vallarta transportation is one of the most important but overlooked details of your trip.

Transportation to Puerto Vallarta

Most major U.S airlines fly to Puerto Vallarta. You can visit their web sites or use a booking engine like Travelocity or Expedia. If you prefer to visit Puerto Vallarta by water, book a cruise as your mode of transportation.

Transportation from the Puerto Vallarta Airport

For the best airport transportation deal, book round trip airport transfers. Shuttles can be shared rides or private transfers, which are more expensive but usually include drinks and other add-ons. You will be met by a driver holding a sign with your name on it outside the international exit or arrival gate, but keep your reservation information handy in the rare chance there is a problem. Don’t worry if your flight is delayed or arriving ahead of schedule- most Puerto Vallarta transportation companies will be tracking your arrival.

Taxi transport is also available and does not need to be prearranged. Ask what the fare will be before entering the taxi.

If you are traveling to Puerto Vallarta by bus, the cost to your hotel should be around 7 pesos. You will find the bus right outside the end exit.

Transportation for Exploring Puerto Vallarta

Many tours will include transportation, but it is very easy to get a taxi if you prefer. If you want a private driver, you should book it in advance either with an online transportation company or though your hotel.

Even with all the transportation options, Puerto Vallarta is a great town to explore by foot.