Last updated on January 19th, 2023 at 04:47 pm
How To Get From Santiago to Sosua Beach – You can go by bus, taxi, van and private transfer.
The distance from Santiago to Sosua is 62 kilometers. Click here to book online Dominican Republic activities and day trips
The travel time by taxi from Santiago to Sosua is around 1 hour and 30 minutes. The taxi fare from Santiago to Sosua is around $50 USD. Read here how to get from Santiago to Puerto Plata the reverse way.
The cheapest way from Santiago to Sosua is by bus for 200 DOP which is $4 USD. The bus travel time from Santiago to Sosua is around 1 hour and 40 minutes.
You can also rent a car in Santiago or get a private transfer.
SIM CARD AT PUNTA CANA AIRPORT
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WHERE TO STAY IN SOSUA
There are dormitory rooms where you can rent the bed for as low as $10-20 USD a night if you want the cheapest option in Sosua. Double-room hostels can cost up to $30-40 USD a night while mid-range hotels cost more or less $80 USD a night.
BOOK YOUR TRAVEL INSURANCE
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HOW TO GET FROM SANTIAGO TO SOSUA BEACH
BUS FROM SANTIAGO TO SOSUA (CHEAPEST WAY)
The cheapest way from Santiago to Sosua is by bus. You will have to get a local bus from Santiago to Sosua Beach for around 1 hour and 40 minutes travel time.
METRO BUS SCHEDULE FROM SANTIAGO TO SOSUA
The bus schedule from Santiago to Sosua Beach with Metro Bus is starting from 9 20 am, 11 20 am and 4 20 pm. You can check here schedule and prices!
The bus from Santiago to Sosua travel time is 1 hour and 40 minutes. The bus fare from Santiago to Sosua Beach is 200 DOP which is $4 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 Sosua beach area.
BY TAXI FROM SANTIAGO TO SOSUA
If you go from Santiago to Sosua Beach by taxi is the most comfortable, available 24/7 and fastest way. The travel time by taxi from Santiago to Sosua Beach is around 1 hour and 30 minutes.
The taxi fare from Santiago to Sosua is around $40-50 USD. The prices and travel time aren’t fixed and it will depend on traffic/distance and your final destination.
UBER FROM SANTIAGO TO SOSUA
If you are ordering Uber in Dominican Republic you should know that prices are similar to taxis can be a little bit cheaper for short distances. You can pre-book with Uber app from your phone and go to the pickup point at the airport. Expect to pay around $40 USD depending on your destination and time of the day from Santiago to Sosua.
CAR RENTAL AT SANTIAGO
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 Sosua Beach. It will take you 1 hour and 30 minutes to get from Santiago to Sosua Beach in private car. There are a few agencies like Hertz, Avis available and prices are around $40-50 USD per day.
PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION FROM SANTIAGO TO SOSUA BEACH
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 Sosua.
BEST WAY FROM SANTIAGO TO SOSUA
The best way from Santiago to Sosua is getting private transportation, Uber or a taxi since the distances are far and you will get to your accommodation in 1 hour and 30 minutes for around $40-50 USD especially a great idea if you are traveling with someone.
If you are traveling on a budget you can get the bus going from Santiago to Sosua and the total bus fare is around $4 USD and 1 hour and 40 minutes great option if you are traveling alone.
WHERE TO STAY IN SOSUA BEACH
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.
FOOD BUDGET TRAVEL IN DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
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 the Dominican Republic is from December to April because of easier transport.
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 Republic. Know real-time currency exchange here!
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