Last updated on January 15th, 2023 at 10:25 am
How To Get From Punta Cana Airport To Bavaro Beach – You can go by bus, taxi, van and private transfer.
What Is The Distance From Punta Cana Airport To Bavaro Beach?
The distance from Punta Cana airport to Bavaro Beach is 20-30 kilometers and the total distance is depending which area you go to in Bavaro Beach. Click here to book online Dominican Republic activities and day trips
The travel time by taxi from Punta Cana airport to Bavaro Beach is around 20 minutes. The taxi fare from Punta Cana airport to Bavaro Beach is around $25-40 USD. Read here beach resorts in Punta Cana
What Is The Cheapest Way From Punta Cana Airport To Bavaro Beach?
The cheapest way from Punta Cana airport to Bavaro Beach is by bus for $3 USD. If you go by bus around 1 hour depending on the connection since you have to take two buses and the walking time until your destination.
What Is The Best Way From Punta Cana Airport To Bavaro Beach?
The best way from Punta Cana airport to Bavaro Beach is by shared van for $8 USD to your hotel and you can book online. The van travel time from Punta Cana airport to Bavaro Beach is around 20 minutes.
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WHERE TO STAY IN PUNTA CANA
There are dormitory rooms that you can rent the bed for as low as $10 USD a night if you want the cheapest option in Punta Cana. Double-room hostels can cost up to $30-40 USD a night while mid-range hotels cost more or less $80 USD a night.
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HOW TO GET FROM PUNTA CANA AIRPORT TO BAVARO BEACH
BUS FROM PUNTA CANA AIRPORT TO BAVARO BEACH (CHEAPEST WAY)
The cheapest way from Punta Cana airport to Bavaro Beach is by bus. There are local buses (TRAMABAPU or SITRABAPU) outside the airport terminals running during the day every 30 minutes. You will have to walk outside the airport.
The bus will go to Cruce de Verón where you will have to change getting the bus coming from Higuey and going to Bavaro Beach. Take note depending on your final destination in Bavaro Beach you will have to walk or get a moto-taxi, taxi or Uber.
The bus fare from Punta Cana airport to Bavaro beach is 50 DOP for the bus to Cruce de Verón and 120 DOP Higuey to Bavaro Beach which is around $3 USD and you can pay by cash to the collector man at the bus.
The bus travel time from Punta Cana airport to Bavaro Beach is around 1 hour. The buses in Punta Cana are leaving outside the airport. You will have to wait and around 20-25 minutes to Cruce de Verón.
Once in Cruce de Verón you will have to wait and another 25 minutes driving distance to Bavaro Beach entrance. It can be longer time if you have to walk a long time in Bavaro Beach expecting 15 minutes at least.
SHARED VAN FROM PUNTA CANA AIRPORT TO BAVARO BEACH (BEST WAY)
The best way from Punta Cana airport to Bavaro Beach is by shared van direct to your hotel. The van travel time from Punta Cana airport to Bavaro Beach is 1 hour.
The van fare from Punta Cana airport to Bavaro Beach is $8 USD and you can book online.
BY TAXI FROM PUNTA CANA AIRPORT TO BAVARO BEACH
If you go from Punta Cana airport to Bavaro Beach by taxi the most comfortable, available 24/7 and fastest way. The travel time by taxi from Punta Cana airport to Bavaro Beach is around 20 minutes.
The taxi fare from Punta Cana airport to city center is around $25-40 USD. The prices and travel time aren’t fixed and it will depend on traffic/distance and your final destination.
UBER PUNTA CANA AIRPORT TO BAVARO BEACH
If you are ordering Uber in the Dominican Republic you should know that prices are similar and taxis can be a little bit cheaper for short distances. You can pre-book with Uber app from your phone and go to the pickup point at the airport. Expect to pay around $20-40 USD depending on your destination and time of the day from Punta Cana airport to Bavaro Beach.
CAR RENTAL AT PUNTA CANA AIRPORT
There are many options for renting a car at Punta Cana’s airport. It’s the most convenient option if you have a place to park your car in Punta Cana or planning to move around. It will take you 20 minutes to get from Punta Cana to Bavaro Beach or your final destination with a private car. There are a few agencies like Hertz, Avis available at the airport. Prices are around $40 USD per day.
PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION FROM PUNTA CANA AIRPORT TO BAVARO BEACH
Hotel transfers are also very easy and convenient but can be a little bit pricey or can be affordable depending of the hotel. The transfers are usually available 24 hours and is only ideal if you have the budget and you really want comfort after your flight to Punta Cana. Prices are around $10-30 USD and you will be able to fit up to 4 people. It could be $10 USD per person.
AIRPORT SHUTTLES FROM PUNTA CANA AIRPORT TO BAVARO BEACH
There are airport shuttles from Punta Cana airport to Bavaro Beach. Prices are starting from $12 USD if you shared the ride and $40 USD if you want a direct ride. If you share the ride, the shuttle will be stopping in a few hotels. A shuttle from Punta Cana airport can be similar to private transportation.
BEST WAY FROM PUNTA CANA AIRPORT TO BAVARO BEACH
PUBLIC BUS VS SHARED VAN
The best way from Punta Cana airport to Bavaro Beach is by shared van or airport shuttle for $8-12 USD you can book online since the distances aren’t far and you will get to your accommodation in 20 minutes.
The best way from Punta Cana airport to Bavaro Beach is by bus for $3 USD if you are traveling on a budget. You have to walk outside the airport in Punta Cana and get the local buses going to different places in the city.
You will have to commute the bus from Cruce de Verón to Bavaro and walk to your final destination. You will need cash and local currency. Just make sure you don’t have so much luggage and you do during the daytime.
If you prefer more comfort if you are traveling with more people or with too much luggage for around $20-40 USD you can get a taxi or a private transfer to your hotel.
ACCOMMODATION BUDGET TRAVEL IN DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
There are dormitory rooms that you can rent the bed for as low as $10 USD a night if you want the cheapest option. AirBnb is also available, mostly for about $20-25 USD a night. Double-room hostels can cost up to $30-40 USD a night while mid-range hotels cost more or less $80 USD a night.
FOOD BUDGET TRAVEL IN DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
You can find local meals in Dominican Republic around $3-4 USD per person. At lunch you might want a chicken sandwich for $5 USD salad, burger and pizza with a fresh fruit drink for $7-10 USD. You can have a budget of $15-20 USD a day and it can already get you more than enough decent meals in the Dominican Republic.
BEST TIME TO VISIT DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
In the Dominican Republic their summer (December to April), there are fewer rains than normal. In their winter (May to November), the rains are almost non-stop. For most tourists best time to visit the Dominican Republic is from December to April because of easier transport.
CASH AND ATMS IN DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
The currency of the Dominican Republic is called Dominican Peso and as of now, $1 USD is worth 57 DOP Dominican Pesos. Do not exchange your currency at the airport because you’ll get less than what you’ll get with the city’s exchange. Anyway if you are bringing USD you can use them while traveling around the Dominican Republic no need to exchange them.
Bank or debit cards in an ATM are the recommended way to access your funds while traveling in Dominican Republic. Know real-time currency exchange here!
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