Puerto Vallarta airport (PVR)

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Licenciado Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport or Puerto Vallarta International Airport, opened on November 11, 1954, serves most of the state of Jalisco and is one of the busiest in Mexico, being one of the main tourist spots in the country. In addition to domestic flights, it operates with regular and seasonal international destinations in the United States, Canada and Europe.

Official Website: aeropuertosgap.com.mx
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: 4.5 million passengers went through it during 2017.
Tel: +52 322 221 1298 / 1325 / 1537.


The airport is located 7.5 km (4.5 miles) north from downtown Puerto Vallarta.

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Car rental companies

There are car rental counters in the Arrivals Hall.

Alamo (Tel +52 322 221 1228 - 7:30 am to 0:00 am)
Avis (Tel +52 322 221 0783 - 7:00 am to 11:30 pm)
Budget (Tel +52 322 221 1210 - 7:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Dollar (Tel +52 322 221 1985 - 7:00 am to 10:00 pm)
Europcar (Tel +52 322 209 0921 - 7:00 am to 10:00 pm)
Fox (Tel +52 334 170 8243 - 24 hours a day)
Hertz (Tel +52 800 709 5000 - 24 hours a day)
National (Tel +52 322 221 1226 - 7:00 am to 10:00 pm)
Thrifty (Tel +52 322 209 1005 - 7:00 am to 10:00 pm)


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What services does Puerto Vallarta airport (PVR) facilities include

The airport has currency exchange bureaus (7:00 am to 11:00 pm), ATMs and free Wi-Fi access. The VIP Lounge is located in hall A, between the food court and the hallway to the International Departures area; it opens from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm and it offers air conditioning, newspapers and magazines, telephones, Wi-Fi, TV, refreshments, drinks (access with Priority Pass, Lounge Club or Diners Club membership, through online booking or by paying at the door).

Food and Drinks- Restaurants, fast food outlets, coffee shops and bars both before and after the security checkpoint.
Shopping- Duty-free items in the Departure Halls. There are also stores selling apparel, souvenirs, jewellery, accessories, newsagents and tobacconists.
Baggage- In case of missing luggage, head to the counter of the appropriate airline.
Other Services- Travel agencies, massage parlours.


Public and private transportation

Bus - The public service stops at the airport every 30 minutes and travels to the city centre, Marina Vallarta, Playa de los Muertos, Nuevo Vallarta, Bucerías and Los Arcos. There are also private buses to the cities of Manzanillo, Mazatlán and Guadalajara. Tickets can be purchased at the official taxi stand.

Taxi - There is a desk for cab reservation, operating around the clock, outside the Arrivals Hall. Prices vary depending on the destination area and the type of service you hire (private or shared). The trip to the city centre takes around 15 minutes.


Parking services at Puerto Vallarta airport (PVR)

The car park is located opposite the terminal building, after the bus parking area. It operates 24 hours a day and has outdoor and covered spaces, and a pre-payment system via ATMs inside the terminal. Rates


Services for passengers with special needs

Elevators, tactile strips, escalators, ramps, adapted telephones and toilets are available. There are also reserved parking spaces close to the terminal. If you should require special assistance, inform your airline about your needs in advance.