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How To Get From Puerto Plata to Las Terrenas – All Possible Ways (Updated 2023)

Last updated on January 17th, 2023 at 07:27 pm

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

What Is The Distance From Puerto Plata to Las Terrenas?

The distance from Puerto Plata to Las Terrenas is 192 kilometers. Click here to book online Dominican Republic activities and day trips

The travel time by taxi from Puerto Plata to Las Terrenas is around 3 hours and 45 minutes. The taxi fare from Puerto Plata to Las Terrenas is around $150 USD. Read here how to get from Las Terrenas to Puerto Plata the reverse way.

What Is The Cheapest Way From Puerto Plata to Las Terrenas?

The cheapest way from Puerto Plata to Las Terrenas is by bus for 400 DOP which is $8 USD. The bus travel time from Puerto Plata to Las Terrenas is around 4 hours.

What Is The Best Way From Puerto Plata to Las Terrenas?

The best way from Puerto Plata to Las Terrenas is by shared van for $65 USD to your hotel and you can book online. The van travel time from Puerto Plata to Las Terrenas is around 2 hours and 30 minutes.

You can also rent a car in Puerto Plata or getting a private transfer that can be cheaper than a taxi.

SIM CARD AT PUNTA CANA AIRPORT

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WHERE TO STAY IN LAS TERRENAS

There are dormitory rooms where you can rent the bed for as low as $10 USD a night if you want the cheapest option in Las Terrenas. 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 LAS TERRENAS

BUS SCHEDULE FROM PUERTO PLATA TO LAS TERRENAS (CHEAPEST WAY)

The cheapest way from Puerto Plata to Las Terrenas is by bus. There is one direct bus from Puerto Plata to Las Terrenas. The bus schedule from Puerto Plata to Las Terrenas with Asotrapusa is leaving at 1 pm from Puerto Plata to Las Terrenas and passing by Sosua and Cabarete.

The bus from Puerto Plata to Las Terrenas travel time is 4 hours. The bus fare from Puerto Plata to Las Terrenas is 400 which is $8 USD.

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MORE OPTIONS PUERTO PLATA TO LAS TERRENAS

There are also guaguas running during the day going from Puerto Plata to Las Terrenas for around $8 USD similar price than the bus. You can also get buses from El Canario stopping at Sanchez. Where you can get a local guagua going from Sanchez to Las Terrenas for $2 USD and 40 minutes travel time.

SHARED VAN FROM PUERTO PLATA TO LAS TERRENAS (BEST WAY)

The best way from Puerto Plata to Las Terrenas is by shared van direct to your hotel. The van travel time from Puerto Plata to Las Terrenas is 2 hours and 30 minutes.

The van fare from Puerto Plata to Las Terrenas is $65 USD and you can book online.

BY TAXI FROM PUERTO PLATA TO LAS TERRENAS

If you go from Puerto Plata to Las Terrenas by taxi is the most comfortable, available 24/7 and fastest way. The travel time by taxi is around 3 hours and 45 minutes. The taxi fare from Puerto Plata to Las Terrenas is around $150-170 USD. The prices and travel time aren’t fixed and it will depend on traffic and your final destination and your negotiation skills.

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UBER FROM PUERTO PLATA TO LAS TERRENAS

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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 $150-170 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 Las Terrenas or if you want to move around. It will take you 3 hours and 45 minutes with a private car from Puerto Plata to Las Terrenas. There are a few agencies like Hertz, Avis available for rent and prices are around $40 USD per day.

PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION PUERTO PLATA TO LAS TERRENAS

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 you really want comfort. Prices are around $180 USD and you will be able to fit up to 4 people. It could be $45 USD per person.

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BEST WAY FROM PUERTO PLATA TO LAS TERRENAS

PUBLIC BUS VS SHARED VAN

The best way from Puerto Plata to Las Terenas is by shared van or airport shuttle for $65 USD you can book online and you will get to your accommodation in 2 hours and 30 minutes.

The best way from Puerto Plata to Las Terenas on a budget is getting by bus for $8 USD and 4 hours travel time.

If you wish more comfort by Uber, taxi and private transfer you will get to your accommodation in 3 hours and 45 minutes for around $150-170 USD especially a great idea if you are traveling with someone or a lot of luggage.

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WHERE TO STAY IN LAS TERRENAS

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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 than 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), the rains are almost non-stop. For most tourists best time to visit Dominican Republic is from December to April because of easier transport. 

Click here to know more about the weather in Dominican Republic!

CASH AND ATMS 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 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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