There is daily jet service on airlines to the Puerto Escondido International Airport (PXM) from Mexico City (MEX) on AeroMar, Viva Aerobus and from Oaxaca City (OAX) on Aero Tucan. Travel on one of numerous airline flights per day to Huatulco from Mexico City & Oaxaca and other points of origin. See below for more information about getting to Puerto Escondido with travel and flights through the Huatulco airport.
Luxury buses from Mexico City depart from the TAPO (Terminal del Autobuses Pacífico Oriente) for an 11-12 hour ride to Puerto Escondido. In Acapulco you'll travel from the Estrella Blanca which is one block north of the Zócalo on Avenida Ejido. Bus travel from Huatulco has buses on a regular basis prior to 6:00 PM and is difficult after that time. See ADO GL or Primera Plus or more details, specific bus schedules, tickets and pricing. The new Bus Terminal in Puerto Escondido is located a block away from the Crucero on the Costera. Click on the link below the to the left to see the exact location of the new bus terminal.
Taxi's from the airport are always more expensive because of an airport license monopoly. Try to be picked up by a hotel van or a friend or you can walk to the airport exit and wait for a 'collectivo'- small shuttle vans that cost less. Taxis here are un-metered so it's a good idea to agree on a price at the start. Most trips in Puerto Escondido should cost between 15 & 30 pesos.
If airline flights to Puerto Escondido are sold out, it's easy to fly into the Huatulco International Airport (HUX) from numerous cities. You'll avoid Mexico City with a direct flight to Huatulco from Houston on United Airlines. Interjet is a discount airline with flights each day to Huatulco from Mexico City and Toluca which is the 2 second airport on the other side of Mexico city. Seasonally you'll find charter flights from Vancouver, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Toronto & more. From the Huatulco airport to Puerto Escondido there's a variety of travel and transportation options incluing rental cars, private vans and buses. A good option since it's only a 1.5 hour drive. Save money by walking to the main road to pick up a less expensive 'collectivo' bus.