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Fares from $122 One Way, $235 Round Trip from Phoenix to Puerto Vallarta

Prices starting at $235 for return flights and $122 for one-way flights to Puerto Vallarta were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Route Information for Flights from Phoenix to Puerto Vallarta

Origin Airport IATA CodePHX
Destination Airport IATA CodePVR
Distance973 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAmerican Airlines, Southwest Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival7:29PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival9:45PM UTC

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Finding Flights from Phoenix to Vallarta

Phoenix

Situated near the central area of Phoenix and just three miles from the city's business district, the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is one of the busiest airports in the world. Orbitz.com provides a wide range of choices for those who want cheap flights from Phoenix. With carriers like British Airways, Air Canada, Southwest Airlines, and United Airlines operating out of the airport, you can find both domestic and international flights. The airport has four terminals, and it offers flights to more than 100 destinations.

Transportation to Sky Harbor

Do not forget to add transportation to your trip planner. The metro light rail has a stop located near the airport, and it only costs a few dollars to ride the rail. The airport provides its own shuttle, which makes a stop at the rail stop. You can ride the shuttle to any one of the terminals. Mayflower Cab, AAA/Yellow Cab, and Apache Taxi are also available. The taxis charge $5 for the first mile and $2.30 for each additional mile with a minimum of $15 per ride.

Airport Parking Choices

Sky Harbor offers four parking areas for those who drive to the airport, and these options include uncovered parking and parking garages. Long-term parking ranges in price from $9 to $11 per day, while the hourly garages charge $4 per hour or $25 per day.

Grab a Meal

If you have some time to waste before your flight leaves, you can visit one of the restaurants at the airport. These restaurants can fit any budget because there are cheaper places like Wendy's and sit-down eateries like Round Table Pizza and Paradise Bakery Cafe. With Orbitz.com, you can plan every detail of your trip. Not only can you find cheap flights from Phoenix but you can also look for rental cars, hotels, and things you need for your trip.

Airports in Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta is a beautiful Mexican city and popular vacation hub, but because it is relatively small, it can be hard to find major airports in or around the area. Orbitz.com is one convenient way to find flights to Vallarta provided by numerous major airlines. Puerto Vallarta Gustavo Diaz Ordaz Airport (PVR) is the primary airport in the area, and it is located just six miles north of Puerto Vallarta, nestled on Mexico's beautiful west coast. Airlines flying into the airport include US Airways, Delta, United, American Airlines, Virgin America, and Aeromexico.

Transportation From Puerto Vallarta Gustavo Diaz Ordaz Airport

The primary means of transportation leaving the airport include a shuttle, which goes to several nearby hotels, and taxi. Car rentals are also popular. Finding the right rental vehicle is easy with Orbitz.com, because you can compare prices.

Weather in Puerto Vallarta

Vallarta has a typical climate for a tropical region, with temperatures ranging from 80 degrees Fahrenheit during January and December and highs of 90 degrees Fahrenheit during summer months. Water temperatures rarely dip below 70 degrees Fahrenheit, so booking a discount flight to Vallarta during the off season makes perfect sense. Bring plenty of sunscreen, and plan to wear swimsuits, shorts, and tanks all year round.

Puerto Vallarta's Major Attractions

Puerto Vallarta is home to some of the most beautiful beaches on the planet, so guests spend their days relaxing or strolling on the white sand. Other things to do include whale watching, sailing, fishing, and scuba diving. The city also has a bustling nightlife. Since temperatures stay tropical in every season, you can find guests catching flights to Vallarta all year round to beat the cold weather up north. Domestic flights from the United States are easy to book on Orbitz.com, where flights, hotels, and transportation options can be compared quickly.

Flights from Phoenix to Puerto Vallarta - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Phoenix to Puerto Vallarta?

Have your credit card at the ready, because there are two airlines that operate direct flights from Phoenix, AZ (PHX-Sky Harbor Intl.) to Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco (PVR-Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz Intl.). Lock in a great deal with American Airlines or Volaris.

What is the shortest flight from Phoenix to Puerto Vallarta?

It can take as little as 2 hours and 33 minutes. If you strongly believe your vacation hours should be spent 'vacationing' rather than flying, you'll enjoy the trip from Phoenix to Puerto Vallarta.

What airlines fly from Phoenix (and vicinity) to Puerto Vallarta (and vicinity) most frequently?

Consider booking a flight with American Airlines (AA), which flies frequently along this route. This airline operates 27 flights every month between Phoenix, AZ Airport (PHX-Sky Harbor Intl.) and Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco Airport (PVR-Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz Intl.). Southwest Airlines (WN) also flies from Phoenix (and vicinity) to Puerto Vallarta (and vicinity). It's another reputable choice and has 10 flights each month.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Puerto Vallarta?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Puerto Vallarta have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Puerto Vallarta with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Puerto Vallarta without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.