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How To Get From Puerto Plata to Santo Domingo – All Possible Ways (Updated 2023)

Last updated on January 15th, 2023 at 01:03 pm

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How To Get From Puerto Plata to Santo Domingo – You can go by bus, taxi, van and private transfer.

What Is The Distance From Puerto Plata to Santo Domingo?

The distance from Puerto Plata to Santo Domingo is 210 kilometers. Click here to book online Dominican Republic activities and day trips

The travel time by taxi from Puerto Plata to Santo Domingo is around 3 hours. The taxi fare from Puerto Plata to Santo Domingo is around $200 USD. Read here how to get from Santo Domingo to Puerto Plata the reverse way.

What Is The Cheapest Way From Puerto Plata to Santo Domingo?

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

What Is The Best Way From Puerto Plata to Santo Domingo?

The best way from Puerto Plata to Santo Domingo is by shared van for $64 USD to your hotel and you can book online. The van travel time from Puerto Plata to Santo Domingo is around 3 hours and 30 minutes.

You can also rent a car in Puerto Plata or get a private transfer is around $200 USD.

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 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 PUERTO PLATA TO SANTO DOMINGO

METRO BUS FROM 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!

SHARED VAN FROM PUERTO PLATA TO SANTO DOMINGO AIRPORT (BEST WAY)

The best way from Puerto Plata to Santo Domingo airport is by shared van direct to your hotel. The van travel time from Puerto Plata to Santo Domingo airport is 3 hours and 30 minutes.

The van fare from Puerto Plata to Santo Domingo airport is $64 USD and you can book online.

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 from Puerto Plata to Santo Domingo airport 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 depend on traffic and your final destination and your negotiation skills. If you are able to speak Spanish maybe you can get better 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 to taxis. 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 if 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 are only ideal if you have the budget and 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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BEST WAY FROM PUERTO PLATA TO SANTO DOMINGO

PUBLIC BUS VS SHARED VAN

The best way from Puerto Plata to Santo Domingo is by shared van or airport shuttle for $64 USD you can book online and you will get to your accommodation in 3 hours and 30 minutes especially useful if you go to the airport.

The best way from Puerto Plata to Santo Domingo is by bus for $10 USD if you are traveling on a budget and the travel time by bus from Puerto Plata to Santo Domingo is 3 hours and 45 minutes very similar for a cheaper price.

If you prefer more comfort if you are traveling with more people or with too much luggage for around $200 USD you can get a taxi or a private transfer to your hotel and the travel time is 3 hours and 30 minutes.

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 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.

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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 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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