The cheapest times to fly from TRI to PVR are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • May 28th to July 8th (except the weeks of June 18th and June 25th)
  • August 6th to September 30th

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 TRI to PVR is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $1585 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $567 for Wednesday flights around early to mid January.


When to Fly to Puerto Vallarta

Flying from Bristol/Johnson City/Kingsport, TN (TRI) to Puerto Vallarta (PVR) will usually cost between $598 to $847 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid January with an average ticket price of $603. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1064. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $461 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $651 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TRI to PVR flight.

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

TRI to PVR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TRI to PVR flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Bristol. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.23, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to PVR, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into TRI. Saturdays 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 $130 (17%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $618. Return trip prices are from the PVR to TRI 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 TRI to PVR 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 9 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking TRI 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 TRI to PVR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Washington, DC (TRI > DCA > PVR)

  • Price for both tickets: $641
  • Average savings: $10 (1.54%)

See TRI to DCA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromar, Aeromexico, American, Delta, Qantas, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International Airport to Tri Cities Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1756 miles or 2826 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TRI to PVR flight is about 4 hour 9 minutes.

How many flights go between Bristol/Johnson City/Kingsport, TN and Puerto Vallarta?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from TRI to PVR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code TRI
Origination airport name Tri Cities Airport
City Bristol/Johnson City/Kingsport, TN
Country the United States
Latitude 36.5
Longitude -82.4

Return Airport

Destination code PVR
Destination airport name Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International Airport
City Puerto Vallarta
Country Mexico
Latitude 20.7
Longitude -105.3


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