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More About Flying To Puerto Vallarta from Chicago

Route Information for Flights from Chicago to Puerto Vallarta

Origin Airport IATA Code CHI
Destination Airport IATA Code PVR
Distance 1784 mi
Direct Flight Airlines American Airlines, United Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival 5:24PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 6:25PM UTC

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Airports in Chicago

The city of Chicago is primarily served by two international airports. Travelers looking for low-fare flights from Chicago can use Orbitz.com to find flights from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare International Airport is located approximately 17 miles northwest of downtown Chicago. Midway International Airport is located on the city's southwest side, approximately eight miles from Chicago's Loop. O'Hare serves as a hub for American Airlines and United Airlines, and Midway is a hub for Southwest Airlines.

Chicago Airport Parking

Daily, hourly, and valet parking are available at O'Hare. Rates vary from $2.00 to $10.00 per hour. An economy parking lot is also available at a rate of $2.00 per hour. Similar parking options and rates apply at Midway.

Chicago Airport Transportation

There are numerous transportation options for getting to and from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare can be accessed via regional trains, buses, and local mass transit lines. The CTA Blue Line offers a fast and convenient transportation option to and from this airport. Midway is served by the CTA Orange Line. Car rental services are available at both airports, and travelers can quickly book car rental services at either airport using Orbitz.com.

Chicago Airport Restaurants

Both O'Hare and Midway offer a variety of restaurant options for travelers. Restaurants located in both airports include Starbuck's Coffee, Chicago Style Hot Dogs, McDonald's, Auntie Anne's, Chili's, Cinnabon, and Dunkin Donuts, making it easy for visitors to grab a quick breakfast, snack, or meal. By using Orbitz.com, travelers can quickly and easily find low-fare flights from Chicago.

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 Chicago to Puerto Vallarta - Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Chicago to Puerto Vallarta now?

If you're worried about travel restrictions and quarantine requirements when flying from Chicago to Puerto Vallarta, check out our Covid-19 Travel Advisor.

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

There are, which is excellent news if you're not a massive fan of swapping planes en route. United Airlines and American Airlines operate direct flights from O'Hare Airport to Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz Intl. Airport (PVR).

What is the shortest flight from Chicago to Puerto Vallarta?

The shortest flight time from ORD to Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz Intl. Airport (PVR) is 4 hours and 55 minutes, which gives you loads of time to enjoy a beverage or get absorbed in a good book.

What airlines fly from Chicago to Puerto Vallarta most frequently?

Look up United Airlines (UA). This airline offers some of the most frequent flights from O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD) to PVR. It operates 30 services on this route every month and is popular with travelers. American Airlines (AA) also flies from Chicago to Puerto Vallarta. It's another excellent choice and has 8 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 2020 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. 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 August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.

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 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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