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Fares from $114 One Way, $234 Round Trip from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta

Prices starting at $234 for return flights and $114 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 San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta

Origin Airport IATA CodeSJC
Destination Airport IATA CodePVR
Distance1556 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAir Canada, United Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival7:35PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival7:35PM UTC

Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Vallarta

San Francisco International Airport Information

The San Francisco International Airport (Highway 101 near the junction of Highway 380) is the primary commercial passenger airport serving San Francisco and the surrounding areas. The airport hosts most international and domestic airlines offering cheap flights from San Francisco. You can also use Orbitz.com to book an alternate flight out of Oakland International Airport (1 Oakland Drive, Oakland) or San Jose International Airport (2065 Airport Boulevard, San Jose).

Parking at San Francisco International Airport

San Francisco International's parking garages are a 10-minute walk or less from the gates, and there is free shuttle service from the long-term lots. Parking costs anywhere from $18 to $38 per day, depending on the option you choose. If you've used Orbitz.com to book your discount flights, you may have saved enough to justify spending the extra money to use the airport's valet parking service.

Ground Transportation Information

A taxi, limousine or shared-ride van to the airport will cost anywhere from $17 to $40. Factor in plenty of extra travel time for the 13-mile ride, as rush-hour traffic can be brutal. You can also use the public BART system or the SamTrans public bus service, both of which will cost you less than $10. Don't forget to use Orbitz.com before you leave to book a rental car in your destination city.

Restaurant Options at the Airport

The San Francisco airport has roughly 50 eateries where you can grab a coffee or have a light meal. Most of the restaurants and cafes are located within the terminals past the security checkpoint, but there are a few restaurants before you reach the security gates. Have a great flight to your final destination, and don't forget to use Orbitz.com the next time you're looking for cheap flights from San Francisco.

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 San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta?

The excellent news is, there are. Alaska Airlines and United Airlines are two carriers that will fly you straight from San Francisco, CA Airport (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco Airport (PVR-Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz Intl.).

What is the shortest flight from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta?

Getting from San Francisco, CA Airport (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco Airport (PVR-Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz Intl.) takes at least 3 hours and 40 minutes. Indulge in a wine and get stuck into that book — here's your chance to sit back and relax.

What airlines fly from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta most frequently?

Try out Alaska Airlines (AS). This airline offers some of the most frequent flights from San Francisco, CA Airport (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco Airport (PVR-Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz Intl.). It operates 23 services on this route each month and is a favorite with travelers. If you can't find the right flight there, look up the airfares with United Airlines (UA). This airline is a terrific alternative and offers 8 flights between San Francisco and Puerto Vallarta each month.

^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.