Cheap flights from Chicago, IL to Puerto Vallarta

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Chicago ORDGuadalajara GDLPuerto Vallarta PVR

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$172
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Travelers usually depart from O Hare International, Chicago Midway International, Chicago, IL - Union Station, Chicago Rockford International, or Chicago Downtown Greyhound Station when they travel from Chicago to Puerto Vallarta. The distance between Chicago and Puerto Vallarta is 2875 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Volaris, United Airlines, VivaAerobus, AeroMéxico, and Spirit Airlines. Chicago and Puerto Vallarta have 320 direct flights per week.

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Check-in for a flight from Chicago to Puerto Vallarta

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
VolarisVOIY4Yes0
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United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
VivaAerobusVIVVBYesOpens 72 days before flight
Closes 4 hours before flight
AeroMéxicoAMXAMYes0
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Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight

Mexico COVID-19 travel restrictions

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Most travelers from Chicago, ORD can enter Mexico, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Visa requirements
  • Visa is not required

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results or recovery certificate is not required
  • Quarantine is not required for vaccinated travelers
Visa requirements
  • Visa is not required
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of COVID-19 vaccination for United States
  • Mandatory travel attestation form

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in Mexico in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Chicago to Puerto Vallarta?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Chicago and Puerto Vallarta takes around 4.7 hours.
What is the flight distance between Chicago and Puerto Vallarta?
The flight distance between Chicago and Puerto Vallarta is 2875 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Chicago and Puerto Vallarta?
Several carriers operate flights between Chicago and Puerto Vallarta. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include American Airlines, United Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Chicago?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Chicago and Las Vegas, Guadalajara, Denver, Orlando, Phoenix, Mexico City, Paris, Barcelona, Tampa, Miami, London, Rome, Los Angeles, Madrid, Fort Myers, Athens, San Francisco, New York, Austin, Atlanta.
What are the most popular routes to and from Puerto Vallarta?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Puerto Vallarta and Los Angeles, Tijuana, New York, Mexico City, Guadalajara, Ciudad Juárez, Miami, Monterrey, Denver, Cancún, Dallas, San José del Cabo, Sacramento, Phoenix, Las Vegas, León, San Francisco, Atlanta, Fresno, Santiago de Querétaro.
Which airports are there in Chicago?
Chicago is mainly served by O Hare International. But there are other airports nearby, including Chicago Midway International, Chicago Rockford International.
What airports are near Chicago?
The main airport in Chicago is O Hare International. It is also served by Gerald R. Ford International, General Mitchell International, Dane County Regional, General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International, Fort Wayne International, South Bend International, Quad City International, Central Illinois Regional, Muskegon County, University of Illinois Willard.
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.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Chicago and Puerto Vallarta?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Chicago and Puerto Vallarta thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Chicago and Puerto Vallarta can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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