Transportation to and from Sayulita.
Major airlines flying into Puerto Vallarta include: Aeromar, Aeroton, Aeromexico, Alaska, America West, American, Canada 3000, Continental, Delta, Frontier, Mexicana, Mexicana Aviacion, United, Sun Trips and WestJet. Our “Links Section” of the SayulitaLife website lists website for all major airline carriers that fly to the Puerto Vallarta airport.
Aeromexico – 322-224-2777 / 221-4030
America West – 322-221-1333
Air Canada – 01-800-719-2827
Alaska – 322-221-1350
American – 322-221-1799
Aeroton – 322-221-1921
Aeromar – 322-221-0815
Aviacsa – 322-225-8744/46 / 01-800-006-2200
Continental –322- 221-1025
Delta – 322-221-1032
Frontier – 322-221-1426/35
Mexicana – 322-225-8744/46
United –322- 221-3262/64
A taxi (car, suburban, or van) from Sayulita into Puerto Vallarta will cost between $400-$650 pesos depending on the group size. You can catch a taxi at the plaza or bus terminal.
Taxis from the Puerto Vallarta airport to Sayulita generally run around $550 pesos at the airport gate or $300 pesos if you walk across the pedestrian bridge to the other side of the highway.
All major car rental agencies are represented at Puerto Vallarta’s airport and reservations may be made prior to arrival (recommended) through your travel agent or when booking on line (usually the best deal) and vehicles may of course be rented on arrival, providing availability.
In Sayulita, cars can be rented but you will need to ordered the day before you require it. Garcia Realty for Alamo/Advantage Rent-A-Car on Av. Jose Mariscal
In Bucerias (with airport pickup and drop off). --Gecko Car Rental: (From the U.S. 011-52)- 329-298-0339
BUS (see schedule below)
The bus ride from Puerto Vallarta to Sayulita costs $25 pesos, buses normally arrive every ½ hour and the 24 mile journey takes approximately 1½ hours.
If you are going to catch the bus from the airport, cross over the highway using the pedestrian bridge. The bus line serving Sayulita is COMPESTELA and their buses are white and green. Look for the name "Sayulita" written on the windshield of the bus. Note: Not all COMPESTELA buses go to Sayulita.
Buses to Puerto Vallarta from Sayulita leave from the bus stop outside the Salud Clinic, located on the main road into Sayulita, there are seats located on the side walk while you wait for the bus. Fares are: P.V. $25 pesos, Bucerias $10, MEGA $12. The bus stops at all the major shopping malls in P.V. and terminates at “Gold’s Gym” just passed Plaza Genovesa (has Indian style copula) which is before the road splits for the city bypass & tunnel. Here you can transfer to a city bus to head further downtown. Buses within Puerto Vallarta have a set fare of $5.50.
Sayulita Bus Schedule
(departing from Salud Clinica to PV)
The last bus leaves Sayulita at 8:40 p.m. and the last bus from P.V. is at 7:00 p.m. Note: Buses can depart +/- 5 minutes of the advertised times.
Vallarta Plus is a first class bus service operating between P.V. and Guadalajara which stops in Sayulita near the Salud (one block east of the basketball field). To Guadalajara 1 p.m. Thurs./ Fri. / Sun. / Mon; From Guadalajara arrives in Sayulita at around 7 a.m. Thurs./ Fri. / Sun. / Mon.