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How To Get From Puerto Plata to Santo Domingo – All Possible Ways

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We will write how to get from Puerto Plata to Santo Domingo. The distance from Puerto Plata to Santo Domingo is 210 kilometers. The travel time from Puerto Plata to Santo Domingo is around 3 hours by taxi. And if you go by bus around 3 hour and 45 minutes total travel time.

The cheapest way from Puerto Plata to Santo Domingo is by bus for 400-500 DOP which is $8-10 USD. If you go by taxi will be around $200 USD depending your final destination and negotiation skills. You can also rent a car in Puerto Plata or getting a private transfer. Read here how to get from Santo Domingo to Puerto Plata

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WHERE TO STAY IN SANTO DOMINGO

There are dormitory rooms that you can rent the bed for as low as $10 USD a night if you want the cheapest option.  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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PUERTO PLATA TO SANTO DOMINGO

METRO BUS PUERTO PLATA TO SANTO DOMINGO (CHEAPEST WAY)

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The cheapest way from Puerto Plata to Santo Domingo is by bus. The bus from Puerto Plata to Santo Domingo travel time is 3 hours and 45 minutes. The bus fare from Puerto Plata to Santo Domingo is 400-500 DOP which is $8-10 USD perfect for travelers on a budget.

The bus schedule from Puerto Plata to Santo Domingo with Metro Bus is 7 am, 9 am, 11 am, 3 pm, and 5 pm. Click here to check schedule and route with MetroBus!

BY TAXI PUERTO PLATA TO SANTO DOMINGO

If you go from Puerto Plata to Santo Domingo by taxi the most comfortable, available 24/7 and fastest way. The travel time by taxi is around 3 hours. The taxi fare from Puerto Plata to Santo Domingo is around $180-200 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 get beeter deals.

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UBER SANTO PUERTO PLATA TO SANTO DOMINGO

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If you are ordering Uber in Puerto Plata you should know that prices are similar than taxi. You can pre book with Uber app from your phone and expect to pay around $180-220 USD depending on your destination and time of the day.

CAR RENTAL AT PUERTO PLATA

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There are many options for renting a car in Puerto Plata. It’s the most convenient option if you have a place to park your car in Santo Domingo or you want to move around. It will take you 3 hours with a private car from Puerto Plata to Santo Domingo. There are a few agencies like Hertz, Avis available for rent and prices are around $40 USD per day.

PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION PUERTO PLATA TO SANTO DOMINGO

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. Prices are around $220 USD and you will be able to fit up to 4 people. It could be $55 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 PUERTO PLATA TO SANTO DOMINGO

The best way from Puerto Plata to Santo Domingo traveling alone or in a budget is getting by bus for $10 USD and 3 hour and 45 minutes travel time.

If you wish more comfort by Uber or a taxi since the distances are far and you will get in your accommodation in 3 hours for around $180-200 USD especially great idea if you are traveling with someone or a lot of luggage.

WHERE TO STAY IN SANTO DOMINGO

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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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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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