The cheapest times to fly from SLP to PVR are

  • March 19th to July 15th
  • October 15th to November 18th (except the week of October 22nd)
  • December 3rd to January 7th

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 SLP to PVR is late May. Prices can be as high as $4706 for Monday flights during early to mid February, or as low as $125 for Friday flights around late May.


When to Fly to Puerto Vallarta

Flying from San Luis Potosi (SLP) to Puerto Vallarta (PVR) will usually cost between $179 to $1132 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May with an average ticket price of $125. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid February, with an average price of $1291. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1166 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $232 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SLP to PVR flight.

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

SLP to PVR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SLP to PVR flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from San Luis Potosí. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.48, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to fly to PVR, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into SLP. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly to Puerto Vallarta, and Tuesdays are the most expensive days to return to San Luis Potosí. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $561 (57%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $212. Return trip prices are from the PVR to SLP 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 SLP to PVR can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 31 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking SLP to PVR

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 SLP to PVR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Mexico City (SLP > MEX > PVR)

  • Price for both tickets: $220
  • Average savings: $13 (5.39%)

See SLP to MEX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromar, Aeromexico, Alaska, American, COPA, Delta, TAR Aerolineas, United, Virgin Atlantic, VivaAerobus, Volaris, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International Airport to Ponciano Arriaga International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 298 miles or 480 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SLP to PVR flight is about 1 hour 31 minutes.

How many flights go between San Luis Potosi and Puerto Vallarta?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 38 available flights from SLP to PVR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSLP
Origination airport namePonciano Arriaga International Airport
CitySan Luis Potosi

Return Airport

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


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