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How To Get From La Romana to Santiago – All Possible Ways (Updated 2023)

Last updated on January 19th, 2023 at 05:34 pm

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How To Get From La Romana to Santiago – You can go by bus, taxi, van and private transfer.

What Is The Distance From La Romana to Santiago?

The distance from La Romana to Santiago is 269 kilometers. Click here to book online Dominican Republic activities and day trips

The travel time by taxi from La Romana to Santiago is around 3 hours and 45 minutes. The taxi fare from La Romana to Santiago is around $160 USD. Read here how to get from Santiago to La Romana the reverse way.

What Is The Cheapest Way From La Romana to Santiago?

The cheapest way from La Romana to Santiago is by bus for $14 USD. The bus travel time from La Romana to Santiago is around 6 hours.

You can also rent a car in Santiago or get a private transfer.

SIM CARD AT PUNTA CANA AIRPORT

I wouldn’t recommend you buy a sim card at Punta Cana airport. If you wish comfort you can buy eSim online and if you aren’t in a hurry just go around phone shops in the city and compare prices to buy the cheapest sim card in Punta Cana. Read here best Dominican Republic sim card for tourist and best Dominican Republic eSim

You can find the cheapest Dominican Republic eSim with Airalo Dominican Republic eSim prepaid for $9 USD with 1 GB data valid for 7 days (USING DISCOUNT CODE GAMINTRAVELER 10%). GigSky Dominican Republic eSim for $8 USD with 1 GB data valid for 7 days. For $30 USD with 5 GB data valid for 30 days.

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WHERE TO STAY IN SANTIAGO

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 Santiago. 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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BOOK YOUR TRAVEL INSURANCE

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HOW TO GET FROM LA ROMANA TO SANTIAGO DE LOS CABALLEROS

BUS FROM LA ROMANA TO SANTIAGO (CHEAPEST WAY)

The cheapest way from La Romana to Santiago is by bus. There are no direct buses from La Romana to Santiago. You will have to get a bus from La Romana to Santo Domingo and from Santo Domingo to La Romana.

BUS SCHEDULE FROM LA ROMANA TO SANTO DOMINGO

The bus schedule from La Romana to Santo Domingo (Bavaro Expreso) is leaving daily starting at Punta Cana: 7 am, 9 am, 11 am, 1 pm, 3 pm and 4 pm. It means you will get the bus at La Romana Bus Terminal one hour later: 8 am, 10 am, 12 noon, 2 pm, 4 pm and 5 pm. Click here to know more about schedule and route with Expresso Bavaro Bus

Expreso Bavaro Bus fare from La Romana to Santo Domingo is 400 DOP which is $8 USD. The travel time from La Romana to Santo Domingo by bus is around 1 hour and 45 minutes.

BUS SCHEDULE FROM SANTO DOMINGO TO SANTIAGO

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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 Santiago is running every 1-2 hours starting at 6 am to 5 30 pm. Check here bus schedule and prices with Caribe Tours!

The travel time by bus from Santo Domingo to Santiago is around 3 hours. The bus fare from Santo Domingo to Santiago is 300 DOP which is $6 USD.

The total bus travel time from La Romana to Santiago is 6 hours and the total bus fare from La Romana to to Santiago is $14 USD.

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BY TAXI FROM LA ROMANA TO SANTIAGO

If you go from La Romana to Santiago by taxi is the most comfortable, available 24/7 and fastest way. The travel time by taxi from La Romana to Santiago is around 3 hours and 45 minutes.

The taxi fare from La Romana to Santiago is around $160-180 USD. The prices and travel time aren’t fixed and it will depend on traffic/distance and your final destination.

UBER FROM LA ROMANA TO SANTIAGO

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If you are ordering Uber in Dominican Republic you should know that prices are similar to taxis and 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. Expect to pay around $150-180 USD depending on your destination and time of the day from La Romana to Santiago.

CAR RENTAL AT LA ROMANA

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There are many options for renting a car in La Romana. It’s the most convenient option if you have a place to park your car in Santiago. It will take you 3 hours and 45 minutes to get from La Romana to Santiago De Los Caballeros in a private car. There are a few agencies like Hertz, Avis available and prices are around $40 USD per day.

PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION LA ROMANA TO SANTIAGO

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 are only ideal if you have the budget and you really want comfort. Prices are around $200 USD and you can fit up to 5 people. It could be $40 USD per person.

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BEST WAY FROM LA ROMANA TO SANTIAGO

The best way from La Romana to Santiago is getting private transportation, Uber or a taxi since the distances are far and you will get in your accommodation in 3 hours and 45 minutes for around $150-200 USD especially a great idea if you are traveling with someone.

If you are traveling on a budget you can get the local buses going from La Romana to Santiago. The total bus fare from La Romana to Santiago is around $14 USD great option if you are traveling alone for 6 hours bus ride.

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WHERE TO STAY IN SANTIAGO DE LOS CABALLEROS

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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 for 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.