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Puerto Vallarta economy flight packages

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More About Flying To Puerto Vallarta from San Francisco

Route Information for Flights from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta

Origin Airport IATA Code SJC
Destination Airport IATA Code PVR
Distance 1556 mi
Direct Flight Airlines Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, Qantas, United Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival 7:31PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 9:44PM 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

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

Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor can answer all your questions about current travel restrictions and quarantine requirements when taking a flight from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta.

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

There sure are, which is great news if you're not a fan of layovers. Alaska Airlines and United Airlines fly directly from San Francisco, CA Airport (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to PVR.

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

The quickest flight from San Francisco, CA Airport (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco Airport (PVR-Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz Intl.) is 4 hours and 15 minutes. Bring something on board to help pass the time, like that new best-seller or a sketch pad.

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

The carriers that have the most frequent flights between San Francisco, CA Airport (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) and PVR include Alaska Airlines (AS). This well-known option offers 30 flights on the route every month. Alternatively, reserve your favorite window (or aisle) seat with United Airlines (UA). You'll have 26 monthly flights between San Francisco and Puerto Vallarta to choose from with this carrier.

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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