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How To Get From Punta Cana Airport to Puerto Plata – All Possible Ways

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We will write how to get from Punta Cana airport to Puerto Plata. The distance from Punta Cana International Airport to Puerto Plata is 392 kilometers. The travel time from Punta Cana airport to Puerto Plata is around 5 hours and 15 minutes by taxi. And if you go by bus around 9-10 hours from Punta Cana to Puerto Plata.

The cheapest way from Punta Cana airport to Puerto Plata is by bus for $20-25 USD. If you go by taxi will be around $200 USD depending your final destination. You can also rent a car in Punta Cana airport or get a private transfer. Read here how to get from Puerto Plata to Punta Cana airport

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WHERE TO STAY IN PUERTO PLATA

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 Puerto Plata. 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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PUNTA CANA TO PUERTO PLATA

AIRPORT BUS PUNTA CANA AIRPORT TO PUERTO PLATA (CHEAPEST WAY)

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The cheapest way from Punta Cana airport to Puerto Plata is by bus. First you will have to get a local bus from Punta Cana International airport to the Bus Terminal, to Santo Domingo and to Puerto Plata.

PUNTA CANA AIRPORT TO PUNTA CANA BUS TERMINAL

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 Bus Terminal.

The bus fare from Punta Cana airport to Bavaro is 50 DOP for the bus to Cruce de Verón and 120 DOP Higuey to Bavaro Bus Terminal 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 Bus Terminal is around 1 hour.

BUS SCHEDULE FROM PUNTA CANA TO SANTO DOMINGO

The bus schedule from Punta Cana to Santo Domingo in Bavaro Bus Terminal (Expreso Bavaro) are leaving daily: 7 am, 9 am, 11 am, 1 pm, 3 pm and 4 pm. Check here Expresso Bavaro schedule and route!

The bus travel time from Punta Cana to Santo Domingo is around 3 hours plus. The Bavaro Expreso bus fare from Punta Cana to Santo Domingo is 400-500 DOP which is around $10 USD.

METRO BUS AND CARIBE TOURS BUS SCHEDULE FROM SANTO DOMINGO TO PUERTO PLATA

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Once you are in Santo Domingo you will get at Juan Sanchez Ramirez if you take the Bavaro Expreso and you will get at Parque Enriquillo if you took Expreso Higuey. You will have to get 10-15 minutes taxi ride for $2-3 USD to get to Caribe Tours Bus Terminal in Av. 27 de Febrero or Metro Bus at Avenida Luperon.

The bus schedule from Santo Domingo to Puerto Plata with Metro Bus and Caribe Tours is leaving from 6 am to 7 pm every hour. You can check here schedule and prices!

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

The total bus travel time from Punta Cana airport to Puerto Plata is around 9-10 hours included the waiting time. The total bus fare from Punta Cana airport to Puerto Plata is around $20-25 USD.

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BY TAXI PUNTA CANA AIRPORT TO PUERTO PLATA

If you go from Punta Cana airport to Puerto Plata by taxi is the most comfortable, available 24/7 and fastest way. The travel time by taxi is around 5 hours and 15 minutes. The taxi fare from Punta Cana to Puerto Plata is around $200 USD. The prices and travel time aren’t fixed and it will depending on traffic/distance and your final destination.

UBER FROM PUNTA CANA AIRPORT TO PUERTO PLATA

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If you are ordering Uber in Punta Cana and Dominican Republic you should know that prices are similar than taxi can be little bit cheaper for short distances. You can pre book with Uber app from your phone and going to the pick up point in the airport. Expect to pay around $200 USD depending on your destination and time of the day with from Punta Cana airport to Puerto Plata.

CAR RENTAL AT PUNTA CANA AIRPORT

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There are many options for renting a car in Punta Cana’s airport. It’s the most convenient option if you have a place to park your car in Puerto Plata. It will take you 5 hours and 15 minutes to get from Punta Cana to Puerto Plata with a private car. There are a few agencies like Hertz, Avis available in the airport. Prices are around $40 USD per day.

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PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION PUNTA CANA AIRPORT TO PUERTO PLATA

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 $205 USD and you will be able to fit up to 6 people. It could be $35 USD per person.

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BEST WAY FROM PUNTA CANA AIRPORT TO PUERTO PLATA (PUNTA CANA TO PUERTO PLATA)

The best way from Punta Cana International airport to Puerto Plata is getting private transportation, Uber or a taxi since the distances are far and you will get in your accommodation in 5 hours and 15 minutes for around $200 USD especially great idea if you are traveling with someone.

If you are traveling on a budget you can walk outside the airport in Punta Cana International airport and get the local buses going to Bavaro Bus Terminal will take around 4 hours total travel time to reach Santo Domingo and 4 hours more bus ride to Puerto Plata and the total bus fare is around $20-25 USD great option if you are traveling alone.

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WHERE TO STAY IN PUERTO PLATA

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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. Click here if you want to get $30 credit on your first booking in AirBnb.

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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