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There are 5 ways to get from Las Terrenas to Robben Island by car, plane, ferry, shuttle or bus

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Drive to Santo Domingo, fly, ferry

  1. Drive from Las Terrenas to Santo Domingo
  2. Fly from Santo Domingo (SDQ) to Capetown (CPT)
  3. Take the ferry from Cape Town to Murray's Bay

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Shuttle to Puerto Plata, fly, ferry

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Samana Airport to Cofresi Palm Beach & Spa Resort - All Inclusive, San Felipe de Puerto Plata
  2. Fly from Puerto Plata (POP) to Capetown (CPT)
  3. Take the ferry from Cape Town to Murray's Bay

Shuttle to Santiago, fly, ferry

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Samana Airport to Cofresi Palm Beach & Spa Resort - All Inclusive, San Felipe de Puerto Plata
  2. Fly from Santiago (STI) to Capetown (CPT)
  3. Take the ferry from Cape Town to Murray's Bay

Bus, bus to Punta Cana, fly, ferry

  1. Take the bus from Las Terrenas to Santo Domingo
  2. Take the bus from Santo Domingo Estación 2 to Punta Cana Airport
  3. Fly from Punta Cana (PUJ) to Capetown (CPT)
  4. Take the ferry from Cape Town to Murray's Bay

Fly from Samana, ferry

  1. Fly from Samana (AZS) to Capetown (CPT)
  2. Take the ferry from Cape Town to Murray's Bay

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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Las Terrenas to Robben Island is to drive and fly and ferry, which costs $650 - $1,800 and takes 24h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Las Terrenas to Robben Island is to drive and fly and ferry which costs $650 - $1,800 and takes 24h 8m.

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The distance between Las Terrenas and Robben Island is 11002 km.

It takes approximately 24h 8m to get from Las Terrenas to Robben Island, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Santo Domingo Airport to Capetown Airport. The quickest flight takes 19h 22m and has one stopover.

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Robben Island is 6h ahead of Las Terrenas. It is currently 11:08 PM in Las Terrenas and 5:08 AM in Robben Island.

Air France and United Airlines offer flights from Santo Domingo Airport to Capetown Airport.

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There are 1323+ hotels available in Robben Island. Prices start at R 1 500 per night.

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The best way to get from Las Terrenas to Samana Airport is to taxi which takes 26 min and costs $30 - $40.

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Map of how to get from Las Terrenas to Robben Island.
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  • Distance: 11001.7 km
  • Duration: 24h 8m

What companies run services between Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic and Robben Island, South Africa?

There is no direct connection from Las Terrenas to Robben Island. However, you can take the drive to Santo Domingo airport, fly to Capetown, take the walk to Cape Town CPT Airport, take the bus to Civic Centre, take the walk to CapeTown Convention Center, take the bus to The Clock Tower, take the walk to Cape Town, then take the ferry to Robben Island. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Samana Airport, take the shuttle to Cofresi Palm Beach, take the shuttle to Puerto Plata Airport, take the walk to Puerto Plata airport, fly to Capetown, take the walk to Cape Town CPT Airport, take the bus to Civic Centre, take the walk to CapeTown Convention Center, take the bus to The Clock Tower, take the walk to Cape Town, then take the ferry to Robben Island.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Santo Domingo to Capetown via Newark
Ave. Duration
19h 22m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 9 500 - R 26 000
Flights from Santo Domingo to Capetown via Washington Dulles, Newark
Ave. Duration
23h 15m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 9 500 - R 26 000
Flights from Puerto Plata to Capetown via Newark
Ave. Duration
22h 29m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 8 500 - R 23 000
Flights from Santiago to Capetown via Newark
Ave. Duration
24h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 11 000 - R 32 000
Flights from Punta Cana to Capetown via Newark
Ave. Duration
19h 52m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 10 000 - R 29 000
Flights from Samana to Capetown via Miami, Munich
Ave. Duration
32h 55m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
R 10 000 - R 27 000
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Santo Domingo to Capetown via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
22h 25m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R 13 000 - R 41 000
Flights from Samana to Capetown via Miami, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
25h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
R 10 000 - R 31 000
Flights from Samana to Capetown via Montreal, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
25h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
R 9 500 - R 30 000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Puerto Plata to Capetown via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
25h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
R 12 000 - R 33 000
Flights from Puerto Plata to Capetown via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
29h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
R 12 000 - R 33 000
Flights from Punta Cana to Capetown via Munich
Ave. Duration
28h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
R 15 000 - R 40 000
Flights from Samana to Capetown via Miami, Munich
Ave. Duration
32h 55m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
R 10 000 - R 27 000
Bus operators
DSRR Bus Rental
Phone
(809) 571-3574
Email
rosario1665@hotmail.com
Website
dsrrbusrental.com
Shuttle from Samana Airport to Cofresi Palm Beach & Spa Resort - All Inclusive, San Felipe de Puerto Plata
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Schedules at
dsrrbusrental.com
Book at
dsrrbusrental.com
ASOTRAPUSA
Phone
+1 (809) 687-1470
Website
es-la.facebook.com
Bus from Las Terrenas to Santo Domingo
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
R 133
Schedules at
es-la.facebook.com
Book at
facebook.com
Expreso Bavaro
Phone
(809) 682-9670
Email
info@expresobavaro.com
Website
expresobavaro.com
Bus from Santo Domingo Estación 2 to Punta Cana Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
R 106
Schedules at
expresobavaro.com
Ferry operators
Robben Island Museum
Phone
+27 (0)21 413 4200
Email
infow@robben-island.org.za
Website
robben-island.org.za
Ferry from Cape Town to Murray's Bay
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
R 210 - R 600
Schedules at
robben-island.org.za
Book at
webtickets.co.za
Adult
R 400 - R 600
Child ( Under 18)
R 210 - R 310

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