Getting from the Airport to Your Hotel
Getting around Riviera Nayarit is the first challenge facing most visitors, especially getting from the airport to their hotel. There are several options available, from exclusive VIP transportation to taxis, rental cars, and all the way down to city buses.
Taxis – Airport Taxi is the most common form of transportation. You can purchase an airport taxi ticket inside the airport at rates posted at the ticket counter. A taxi from the Puerto Vallarta International Airport to the resort area of Nuevo Vallarta will cost about $215 pesos or about US$18, depending on the exchange rate. An Airport taxi from the Tepic Airport to the resort community of San Blas will cost about 600 pesos or about US$50. Below is a full listing of approximate rates for Nayarit taxi services from either Tepic or Puerto Vallarta airports.
Car Rentals – Rental cars can also be arranged inside the airport terminal. Car rental rates in Nayarit vary by car and by provider. Below is a complete list of Nayarit rental car companies in the area.
Nayarit Buses – Walking out of the airport terminal and crossing the pedestrian bridge will put you at the bus stop where you can catch a ride on a city bus for about 15 pesos. This is not for the faint of heart and you should definitely know where you are going before selecting this option.