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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 Volaris, VivaAerobus, Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, and Aeromar. Los Angeles and Puerto Vallarta have 192 direct flights per week.

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

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

Mexico COVID-19 travel restrictions

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Most travelers from Los Angeles, LAX 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 Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Los Angeles and Puerto Vallarta takes around 3.0 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 Delta Air Lines, AeroMéxico, United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, Alaska Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Los Angeles?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Los Angeles and Paris, Guadalajara, Cancún, Mexico City, Las Vegas, Denver, New York, London, Atlanta, Barcelona, Rome, Amsterdam, Chicago, Cincinnati, Washington, D.C., Lisbon, Berlin, San José del Cabo, Madrid, Munich.
What are the most popular routes to and from Puerto Vallarta?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Puerto Vallarta and Tijuana, New York, Mexico City, Guadalajara, Ciudad Juárez, Chicago, Miami, Monterrey, Denver, Cancún, Dallas, San José del Cabo, Sacramento, Phoenix, Las Vegas, León, San Francisco, Atlanta, Fresno, Santiago de Querétaro.
What airports are near Los Angeles?
The main airport in Los Angeles is Los Angeles International. It is also served by Los Angeles International, San Diego International, Tijuana International, John Wayne, Ontario International, Hollywood Burbank, Palm Springs International, Santa Maria Public, Long Beach, Santa Barbara Municipal.
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 Los Angeles and Puerto Vallarta?
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