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How To Get From Santiago to Puerto Plata – All Possible Ways

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We will write how to get from Santiago to Puerto Plata. The distance from Santiago to Puerto Plata is 72 kilometers. The travel time from Santiago to Puerto Plata is around 1 hour and 15 minutes by taxi. And if you go by bus around 1 hour and 30 minutes.

The cheapest way from Santiago to Puerto Plata is by bus for $3 USD. If you go by taxi will be around $30-40 USD depending your final destination. You can also rent a car in Santiago or get a private transfer. Read here how to get from Puerto Plata to Santiago

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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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SANTIAGO TO PUERTO PLATA

BUS FROM SANTIAGO TO PUERTO PLATA (CHEAPEST WAY)

The cheapest way from Santiago to Puerto Plata is by bus. You will have to get a local bus from Santiago to Puerto Plata around 1 hour and 30 minutes travel time.

METRO BUS SCHEDULE FROM SANTIAGO TO PUERTO PLATA

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The bus schedule from Santiago to Puerto Plata with Metro Bus is starting from 9 20 am, 11 20 am, 1 20 pm, 4 20 pm, 5 50 pm and 7 45 pm. You can check here schedule and prices!

The bus from Santiago to Puerto Plata travel time is 1 hour and 30 minutes getting to Puerto Plata. The bus fare from Santiago to Puerto Plata is 150 DOP which is $3 USD perfect for travelers on a budget.

You can get the bus at Santiago Metro Bus Terminal at Avenida Juan Pablo Duarte corner with Maimon Street and you will get in Puerto Plata Metro Bus Terminal at Calle Beller corner with 16 de Agosto near the beach area and city center in Puerto Plata.

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BY TAXI FROM SANTIAGO TO PUERTO PLATA

If you go from Santiago to Puerto Plata by taxi is the most comfortable, available 24/7 and fastest way. The travel time by taxi is around 1 hour and 15 minutes. The taxi fare from Santiago to Puerto Plata is around $35-40 USD. The prices and travel time aren’t fixed and it will depending on traffic/distance and your final destination.

UBER FROM SANTIAGO TO PUERTO PLATA

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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 $40 USD depending on your destination and time of the day with from Santiago to Puerto Plata.

CAR RENTAL AT SANTIAGO

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There are many options for renting a car in Santiago. It’s the most convenient option if you have a place to park your car in Puerto Plata. It will take you 1 hour and 15 minutes to get from Santiago to Puerto Plata with a private car. There are a few agencies like Hertz, Avis available and prices are around $40 USD per day.

PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION SANTIAGO 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. Prices are around $36 USD and you will be able to get direct to your hotel in Puerto Plata.

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BEST WAY FROM SANTIAGO TO PUERTO PLATA

The best way from Santiago to Puerto Plata is getting private transportation, Uber or a taxi since the distances are far and you will get in your accommodation in 1 hour and 15 minutes for around $40 USD especially great idea if you are traveling with someone.

If you are traveling on a budget you can get the bus going from Santiago to Puerto Plata and the total bus fare is around $3 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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Happy Travels!

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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