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

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

The cheapest way from Puerto Plata to Punta Cana airport 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 Puerto Plata or get a private transfer. Read here how to get from Punta Cana airport to Puerto Plata

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WHERE TO STAY IN PUNTA CANA

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 Punta Cana. 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 PUNTA CANA AIRPORT

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

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

METRO BUS SCHEDULE PUERTO PLATA TO SANTO DOMINGO (CHEAPEST WAY)

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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!

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

BUS SCHEDULE FROM SANTO DOMINGO TO PUNTA CANA

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

The bus schedule from Santo Domingo to Punta Cana with Expreso Bavaro Bus Terminal (Expreso Bavaro) is leaving daily: 6 am, 8 am, 10 am, 12 pm, 2 pm and 5 pm.  Check here Expresso Bavaro schedule and route!

The bus travel time from Bavaro Bus Terminal in Santo Domingo to Punta Cana is around 2 hours and 30 minutes up to 3 hours. The bus fare from Santo Domingo to Punta Cana is 500 DOP which is $12 USD.

BAVARO BUS TERMINAL TO PUNTA CANA AIRPORT

There are local buses (TRAMABAPU or SITRABAPU) running during the day every 30 minutes from Bavaro Bus Terminal to Cruce Veron where you will get a bus going to Punta Cana International airport. You will have to walk to the airport 10 minutes walking distance.

The bus fare from Punta Cana Bavaro Bus Terminal is 120 DOP to Cruce de Verón and 50 DOP from Cruce Veron to Punta Cana International airport which is around $3 USD. You can pay by cash to the collector man at the bus. The bus travel time is around 1 hour from Bavaro Bus Terminal to Punta Cana airport.

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

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BY TAXI PUERTO PLATA TO PUNTA CANA AIRPORT

If you go from Puerto Plata to Punta Cana airport 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 Puerto Plata to Punta Cana 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 PUERTO PLATA TO PUNTA CANA AIRPORT

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If you are ordering Uber in 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 Puerto Plata to Punta Cana airport.

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 Punta Cana. It will take you 5 hours and 15 minutes to get from Puerto Plata to Punta Cana with a private car. There are a few agencies like Hertz, Avis available and prices are around $40 USD per day.

PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION PUERTO PLATA TO PUNTA CANA AIRPORT

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. 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 PUERTO PLATA TO PUNTA CANA AIRPORT

The best way from Puerto Plata to Punta Cana International airport 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 get the local buses going from Puerto Plata to Santo Domingo, Santo Domingo to Punta Cana Bavaro Bus Terminal and a local bus going to Punta Cana International airport. The bus ride from Puerto Plata to punta Cana airport is around 9-10 hours depending on the waiting time transferring buses 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 PUNTA CANA

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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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