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Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta & Flight Information
Origin Airport IATA codeSJC
Destination Airport IATA codePVR
Number Of Flight Options1
Average Flight Time5 hours 42 mins

Helpful San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta (SJC - PVR) Flight Information

Traveling From San Francisco
Origin Airport IATA Code SJC
Traveling To Puerto Vallarta
Destination Airport IATA Code PVR
Number of Airlines Serving 4
Available Airlines
Distance 2504 km
Direct Flight Time 3 39
Flight Price

FAQs about flights from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta

Is it possible to fly from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta right now?

Stay informed about current health advisories and flying restrictions by checking our Covid-19 Travel Advisor. This page is kept up-to-date with all the most recent developments for your flights from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta.

Is there a direct flight between San Francisco and Puerto Vallarta?

How would you like to get from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta? You'll have the option to fly with Alaska Airlines or 2 other airlines on the San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO) to Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz Intl. Airport (PVR) route. Alternatively, choose Alaska Airlines and go from San Jose, CA Airport (SJC-Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl.) to Lic. Gustavo Díaz Ordaz Intl. Airport instead. Time to start making some decisions.

How long is a direct flight from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta?

Nonstop flights are available between San Francisco and Puerto Vallarta and take about 3 hours and 40 minutes. But the journey of 1,553 miles could zip by in 3 hours and 38 minutes depending on factors like good weather and no delays.

Can I cancel my flight booking to Puerto Vallarta due to COVID-19?

As an Ebookers customer, you may be eligible for a no-change-fee cancellation for your Puerto Vallarta booking and a credit that you can use for another flight. Your account is the place to go to see if your reservation has this flexibility. If you have any more questions, our Customer Service Portal is here to help.

What are the best airports for San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta flights?

The most frequently flown routes between San Francisco and Puerto Vallarta are:

  • SFO to PVR - 141 flights per week
  • San Jose, CA Airport (SJC-Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl.) to Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz Intl. Airport (PVR) - 92 flights per week
  • OAK to Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco Airport (PVR-Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz Intl.) - 27 flights per week
What are some of the most popular airlines flying from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta?

Every airline has different perks and amenities. If you're travelling from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta, choose your seat from one of the finest six air carriers which offer flights on this route:

  • United Airlines with 312 flights every month.
  • American Airlines with 282 flights every month.
  • Delta with 273 flights every month.
  • Alaska Airlines with 134 flights every month.
  • Volaris with 56 flights every month.
  • Aeromexico with 30 flights every month.
How many flights are there from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta?

A world of wonder and fun awaits you in Puerto Vallarta. Get your exciting adventure underway by booking a seat on one of the 20 flights which operate each day from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta.

Is it possible to fly on an airline that employs social distancing and other COVID-19 measures?

Getting to your destination comfortably and confidently is as important as having a great holiday once you get there. Take the stress out of flying by choosing United Airlines, VivaAerobus or Aeromexico. They all employ social distancing rules and have COVID-19 measures in place, which may be capped capacity flights and keeping the middle seat empty.

What are the cheapest days to book a flight?

This is one is easy to remember: Flight Fridays. We found that tickets booked on a Friday resulted in the best deal on average in 2020. However, Wednesdays can be the worst days to purchase plane tickets, as it was the day with the highest average ticket price based on flight demand on ebookers in 2020.

What are the cheapest days to fly?

When analysing flight demand on ebookers in 2020, Monday turned out to be the cheapest day to fly. That's definitely something to consider when booking your next trip! Weekends may seem like the most logical time to start your holiday, but airline tickets were on average more expensive for flights departing on Saturdays, so keep this in mind when planning for your next trip.

*According to flight demand on ebookers.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

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Cheap flights from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta 

Our advanced search tools and comprehensive filters help you find a flight that fits your budget. To search for cheap flights, just enter your travel dates and sort your results by price. With all available tickets listed lowest price first, it’s easy to select the one that’s easiest on your wallet.  

To find the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta, you can also travel outside peak season. The more flexible you can be on travel dates, the easier it is to find those cheap flight tickets. We know, for example, that the cheapest time to travel between San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta is . In the current list of deals available, prices start at and can rise to for return flights.  

Find the best flight from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta  

Every day between San Francisco and Puerto Vallarta, 4 flights from 4 airlines jet back and forth. And with ebookers, you can book tickets for any one of those flights. If you book a direct flight with Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, Qantas, United Airlines, you’ll arrive safely in your destination in around 3hours. If you can think of a quicker way to cover the 2504 km between null and null, let us know! 

Flights from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta — a great choice on great deals 

We only need a little information to give you a lot of choice. Just tell us when you’re planning your family holiday, long weekend, luxury getaway or quick business trip, and we’ll do the rest. And to keep your choice-making easy, we’ve given you plenty of ways to narrow down your search. Choose one-way, roundtrip or multi city flights, select your preferred airline, your time of arrival and departure and cabin class using the filters.  

Once you’ve told us what you want, we’ll show you what’s on offer. All you need to do is take your pick and start packing.  

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We want the experience of booking your flight from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta to be as simple as possible. That’s why we designed our search and filter options to make your life easy. Whether you are travelling on business or for pleasure, ebookers has you covered. 

When you’re ready to book, our service is always fast and transparent. We know plans change, so we have a range of flexible booking options. Choose between refundable bookings and flights with no charges should you need to rearrange and travel stress-free. 

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Barceló Puerto Vallarta - All Inclusive

Barceló Puerto Vallarta - All Inclusive

4 out of 5
Km 11.5 Zona Hotelera Sur, Puerto Vallarta, JAL
The price is £129 per night from 26 Sep to 26 Sep
Nestled on the beach, this South Shore Hotel Area resort is within 1 mi (2 km) of Vallarta Zoo and Playa Mismaloya. Playa Gemelas and Los Arcos are also within ...
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Playa Los Arcos Hotel Beach Resort & Spa

Playa Los Arcos Hotel Beach Resort & Spa

3.5 out of 5
Olas Altas 380, Col. Emiliano Zapata, Puerto Vallarta, JAL
The price is £74 per night from 19 Sep to 19 Sep
Located in Romantic Zone, this beachfront resort is in the city centre, just steps away from Playa de los Muertos and Olas Altas Street. Olas Altas Beach and ...
2/5 (1 review)
"Sijainti ja huoneet oli kivat. Ravintola/allashenkilökunnan palvelu surkeaa."

Reviewed on 5 May 2019

Playa Los Arcos Hotel Beach Resort & Spa
Hotel Mio Vallarta - Adults Only

Hotel Mio Vallarta - Adults Only

3.5 out of 5
BLVD FRANCISCO MEDINA ASCENCIO 2179, Puerto Vallarta, JAL
The price is £54 per night from 17 Oct to 17 Oct
Located in South Hotel Zone, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of La Isla and Cruise Ship Terminal. Malecon and Playa de los Muertos are also within 6 mi (10 ...
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The price is £106 per night from 21 Sep to 21 Sep
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Rosita Hotel

Rosita Hotel

3 out of 5
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The price is £35 per night from 18 Sep to 18 Sep
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Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta All Inclusive & Spa

Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta All Inclusive & Spa

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Av. Francisco Medina Ascencio km 2.5, Puerto Vallarta, JAL
The price is £157 per night from 26 Sep to 26 Sep
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*Savings based on all holiday package bookings with Flight + Hotel on ebookers.com from January 2017 to December 2017, 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. For Free Flight or 100% Off Flight deals, package savings is greater than or equal to the current cost of one component, when both are priced separately.

Fare, taxes & fees: Fares were found on ebookers.com and are updated daily. They include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a £25.00 / 45.00 Euro service fee charged by ebookers, plus any airline fare and tax increase that may be applicable.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.