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How To Get From Santo Domingo Airport To Samana – All Possible Ways

HOW TO GET FROM SANTO DOMINGO AIRPORT TO SAMANA – ALL POSSIBLE WAYS

We will write how to get from Santo Domingo airport to Samana. The distance from Las Americas International Airport to Samana is 160 kilometers.

The travel time from Santo Domingo airport to Samana is around 2 hour and 30 minutes by taxi. If you go by public bus is around 5-6 hours total travel time from Santo Domingo to Samana. Click here to book online Santo Domingo activities and day trips

The cheapest way from Santo Domingo airport to Samana is by bus for 500 DOP which is $10 USD. And if you go by taxi will be around $140 USD depending your final destination and negotiation skills.

You can also rent a car in Santo Domingo airport or get a private transfer. Read here how to get from Samana to Santo Domingo

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WHERE TO STAY IN SAMANA

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 Samana. Double room hostels can costs up to $30-40 USD a night while mid-range hotels costs more or less $80 USD a night.

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SANTO DOMINGO AIRPORT TO SAMANA

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The cheapest way from Santo Domingo airport to Samana is by bus. There are no direct buses going from Santo Domingo airport to Samana. You will have to walk 20 minutes outside the airport or getting a moto taxi 5 minutes ride for 100 DOP which is $2 USD.

The bus fare from Santo Domingo airport to Espresso Samana Bus Station is 50 DOP which is $1 USD and you have to pay by cash inside the bus.

The bus travel time from Las Americas International airport to Espresso Samana Bus Stop (Plaza Lama in Barahona Street) is around 1 hour plus the waiting and walking time could be 30 minutes extra. The local buses in Santo Domingo are leaving outside the airport in the Highway (La Autopista).

BUS ESPRESSO SAMANA FROM SANTO DOMINGO TO SAMANA

The bus from Santo Domingo to Samana travel time is 3 hours and 15 minutes getting to Juan Pablo Duarte de Las Terrenas-Samaná first. The bus fare from Santo Domingo to Samana is 400 DOP which is $8 USD perfect for travelers on a budget.

You will have to stop at Las Terrenas and get a local Guagua to Las Galeras or Samana 100 DOP which is $2 USD and 45 minutes travel time.

The bus schedule from Santo Domingo to Samana with Espresso Samana is 8 30 am, 9 30 am, 11 am, 1 40 pm, 3 pm and 6 pm.

The total travel time by bus from Santo Domingo airport to Samana is around 5 hours 2 times more than a taxi. The total bus fare is around $10 USD from Santo Domingo airport to Samana or Las Galeras.

BY TAXI SANTO DOMINGO AIRPORT TO SAMANA

If you go from Santo Domingo airport to Samana by taxi the most comfortable, available 24/7 and fastest way. The travel time by taxi is around 2 hour and 30 minutes. The taxi fare from Las Americas International airport to Samana is around $140 USD.

The prices and travel time aren’t fixed and it will depending on traffic and your final destination and your negotiation skills. If you are able to speak Spanish maybe you can go down to $120 USD.

UBER SANTO DOMINGO AIRPORT TO SAMANA

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If you are ordering Uber in Santo Domingo you should know that prices are similar than taxi. You can pre book with Uber app from your phone and going to the pick up point in the airport. Expect to pay around $120-160 USD depending on your destination and time of the day.

Uber is usually a great option but be careful Uber drivers will try to overcharge more than the app in Santo Domingo airport.

CAR RENTAL AT SANTO DOMINGO AIRPORT

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There are many options for renting a car in Santo Domingo’s airport. It’s the most convenient option if you have a place to park your car in Samana. It will take you 2 hours and 30 minutes to get to Samana from the airport with a private car. There are a few agencies like Hertz, Avis available in the airport. Prices are around $40 USD per day. Click here to get the best deals renting a car in Punta Cana!

Car rental option can be great if you are traveling with a few people or a lot of luggage and planning to visit places around Santo Domingo and Samana. Make sure you have parking place in your hotel or Airbnb since sometimes can be so challenging in Samana.

PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION SANTO DOMINGO AIRPORT TO SAMANA

Hotel transfers are also very easy and convenient but can be a little bit pricey. 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 Santo Domingo. Prices are around $160 USD and you will be able to fit up to 4 people. It could be $40 USD per person.

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For sure private transportation will be so comfortable same like taxi, they will wait for you and drive to your final destination without you worrying of anything!

BEST WAY FROM SANTO DOMINGO AIRPORT TO SAMANA (SANTO DOMINGO TO SAMANA)

The best way from Las Americas International airport to Samana is getting Uber or a taxi since the distances are far and you will get in your accommodation in 2 hour and 30 minutes for around $140-160 USD especially great idea if you are traveling with someone.

If you are traveling on a budget you can walk outside the airport 10 minutes in Santo Domingo and get the local buses going to Samana. The buses are really cheap $10 USD but you will need cash and local currency. Just make sure you don’t have so much luggage and you do during the day time.

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WHERE TO STAY IN SAMANA

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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 are also available, mostly for about $20-25 USD a night. Double room hostels can costs up to $30-40 USD a night while mid-range hotels costs more or less $80 USD a night.

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FOOD BUDGET TRAVEL IN DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

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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 then enough decent meals in Dominican Republic.

BEST TIME TO VISIT DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

In Dominican Republic their summer (December to April), there are fewer rains than normal. In their winter (May to November), rains are almost non-stop. For most tourists best time to visit Dominican Republic is  from December to April because of easier transport. 

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CASH AND ATM IN DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

The currency of Dominican Republic is called Dominican Pesos 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 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 RepublicKnow real-time currency exchange here!

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Happy Travels!

Ruben Arribas is a Spanish traveler who has traveled more than 70+ countries around the world. Now based in the Philippines!

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