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How To Get From Santo Domingo Airport To Samana – All Possible Ways (Updated 2023)

Last updated on January 15th, 2023 at 03:39 pm

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

How To Get From Santo Domingo Airport To Samana – You can go by bus, taxi, van and private transfer.

What Is The Distance From Santo Domingo Airport To Samana?

The distance from Santo Domingo Airport to Samana is 160 kilometers. Click here to book online Santo Domingo activities and day trips

The travel time from Santo Domingo airport to Samana is around 2 hours and 30 minutes by taxi. The taxi fare from Santo Domingo to Samana is around $140 USD. Read here how to get from Samana to Santo Domingo the reverse way.

What Is The Cheapest Way From Santo Domingo Airport To Samana?

The cheapest way from Santo Domingo airport to Samana is by bus for 500 DOP which is $10 USD. If you go by public bus is around 5-6 hours total travel time from Santo Domingo to Samana.

What Is The Best Way From Santo Domingo Airport to Samana?

The best way from Santo Domingo airport to Samana is by shared van for $75 USD to your hotel and you can book online. The shared van travel time from Santo Domingo airport to Samana is around 2 hours and 30 minutes.

You can also rent a car in Santo Domingo airport or get a private transfer will be around $140 USD depending on your final destination.

SIM CARD AT SANTO DOMINGO AIRPORT

I wouldn’t recommend you buy a sim card at Santo Domingo airport. If you wish comfort you can buy eSim online and if you aren’t in a hurry just go around phone shops in the city and compare prices to buy the cheapest sim card in Santo Domingo. Read here best Dominican Republic sim card for tourist and best Dominican Republic eSim

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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 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 SANTO DOMINGO AIRPORT TO SAMANA

AIRPORT BUS FROM SANTO DOMINGO AIRPORT TO SAMANA (CHEAPEST WAY ESPRESSO SAMANA BUS)

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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 get a moto-taxi for 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 on the Highway (La Autopista).

ESPRESSO SAMANA BUS 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.

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

The best way from Santo Domingo airport to Samana is by shared van direct to your hotel. The van travel time from Santo Domingo to Samana is 2 hours and 30 minutes.

The van fare from Santo Domingo airport to Samana is $75 USD and you can book online.

BY TAXI FROM 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 hours 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 depend 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 to taxis. You can pre-book with Uber app from your phone and go to the pickup point at 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 at Santo Domingo’s airport. It’s the most convenient option if you have a place to park your car in Samana or planning to go around the area.

It will take you 2 hours and 30 minutes to get to Samana from the airport in a private car. There are a few agencies like Hertz, Avis available at the airport. Prices are around $40 USD per day. Click here to get the best deals renting a car in Punta Cana!

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

PUBLIC BUS VS SHARED VAN

The best way from Santo Domingo airport to Samana is by shared van or airport shuttle for $75 USD you can book online and you will get to your accommodation in 2 hours and 30 minutes.

The best way from Santo Domingo airport to Samana is by bus for $12 USD if you are traveling on a budget. You have to walk outside the airport for 10 minutes and get the local buses going to different places in the city going to Samana. It will take you around 5 hours total travel time!

If you prefer more comfort if you are traveling with more people or with too much luggage for around $140 USD you can get a taxi or a private transfer to your hotel and the travel time is 2 hours and 30 minutes.

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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 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.

Click here if you want to find the best deals with Booking in Dominican Republic.

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 than 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), 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. 

Click here to know more about the weather in Dominican Republic!

CASH AND ATMS IN DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

The currency of 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 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 the co-founder of Gamintraveler and a Spanish traveler who has traveled to more than 100 countries around the world. He is now a full-time digital nomad.

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