Cheap flights from Los Angeles, CA to Puerto Vallarta

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Travelers usually depart from Los Angeles International, Los Angeles, CA Bus Station, Los Angeles, CA - Union Station, Los Angeles - Westwood Amtrak, or Los Angeles, CA - Downtown LA when they travel from Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta. The distance between Los Angeles and Puerto Vallarta is 1963 km. The most popular airlines for this route are AeroMéxico, Volaris, VivaAerobus, United Airlines, and Aeromar. Los Angeles and Puerto Vallarta have 182 direct flights per week.

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United Airlines on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
AeroMéxicoAMXAMYesNo
VolarisVOIY4YesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
VivaAerobusVIVVBYesOpens 72 days before flight
Closes 4 hours before flight
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
AeromarTAOVWYesNo

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Most travelers from Los Angeles, LAX can enter Mexico, but there are restrictions.

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Los Angeles and Puerto Vallarta takes around 3.1 hours.
What is the flight distance between Los Angeles and Puerto Vallarta?
The flight distance between Los Angeles and Puerto Vallarta is 1963 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Los Angeles and Puerto Vallarta?
Several carriers operate flights between Los Angeles and Puerto Vallarta. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Spirit Airlines, AeroMéxico, Alaska Airlines, United Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Los Angeles?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Los Angeles and London, Dublin, Manchester, Melbourne, Las Vegas, Cancún, Mexico City, Edmonton, Athens, Sydney, New York, Paris, Tallinn, Budapest, Reykjavik, Guadalajara, Vilnius, San Salvador, Toronto, Riga.
What are the most popular routes to and from Puerto Vallarta?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Puerto Vallarta and Mexico City, Montreal, Guadalajara, London, Vancouver, Toronto, Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, Edmonton, León, Cancún, San José del Cabo, New York, Ixtapa, Dublin, Tijuana, Miami, San José, Manchester, Monterrey, Quebec City.
What airports are near Los Angeles?
The main airport in Los Angeles is Los Angeles International. It is also served by San Diego International, Ontario International, Tijuana International, John Wayne, Hollywood Burbank, Palm Springs International, Santa Barbara Municipal, Santa Maria Public, Long Beach, Meadows Field.
What airports are near Puerto Vallarta?
The main airport in Puerto Vallarta is Licenciado Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International. It is also served by Licenciado Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International, Tepic International, Playa de Oro International.
What buses and trains depart from Los Angeles?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Los Angeles, including Amtrak train.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Los Angeles and Puerto Vallarta?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Los Angeles and Puerto Vallarta thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Los Angeles and Puerto Vallarta can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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