The cheapest times to fly from PVR to MDW are

  • January 8th to March 4th (except the week of February 5th)
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • July 30th to November 11th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from PVR to MDW is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $1331 for Sunday flights during early January, or as low as $470 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Puerto Vallarta (PVR) to Chicago, IL (MDW) will usually cost between $479 to $993 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $481. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $900. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $418 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $580 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PVR to MDW flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the PVR to MDW route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

PVR to MDW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PVR to MDW flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Puerto Vallarta. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.2, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $158 (22%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $541. Return trip prices are from the MDW to PVR flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from PVR to MDW can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 11 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from PVR to MDW while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) in Chicago, IL

  • 15 miles (24 km) away from MDW
  • Usually 28.39% less expensive than MDW
  • Nonstop flights available

See PVR to ORD flights

Destination alternative #2: Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR) in Grand Rapids, MI

  • 137 miles (220 km) away from MDW
  • Usually 9.58% less expensive than MDW
  • 1-layover flights available

See PVR to GRR flights

Destination alternative #3: General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) in Milwaukee, WI

  • 81 miles (130 km) away from MDW
  • Usually 9.40% less expensive than MDW
  • 1-layover flights available

See PVR to MKE flights

Destination alternative #4: Dane County Regional-Truax Field Airport (MSN) in Madison, WI

  • 124 miles (200 km) away from MDW
  • Usually 4.92% less expensive than MDW
  • 1-layover flights available

See PVR to MSN flights

Destination alternative #5: Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport (AZO) in Kalamazoo, MI

  • 117 miles (188 km) away from MDW
  • Usually 0.26% less expensive than MDW
  • 1-layover flights available

See PVR to AZO flights


Flight Hacking PVR to MDW

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from PVR to MDW — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Guadalajara (PVR > GDL > MDW)

  • Price for both tickets: $446
  • Average savings: $134 (23.12%)

See PVR to flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from PVR to MDW? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromar, Aeromexico, Delta, Southwest, Volaris, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Chicago Midway International Airport to Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1779 miles or 2863 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from PVR to MDW?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PVR to MDW flight is about 4 hour 11 minutes.

How many flights go between Puerto Vallarta and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 63 available flights from PVR to MDW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codePVR
Origination airport nameLicenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International Airport
CityPuerto Vallarta

Return Airport

Destination codeMDW
Destination airport nameChicago Midway International Airport
CityChicago, IL
Countrythe United States


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