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There are 4 ways to get from Port-au-Prince to Dominican Republic by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  1h 7m

  1. Fly from Port au Prince (PAP) to Higuero (JBQ) PAP - JBQ

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Bus via Okap  •  9h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Príncipe to Cap-Haïtien
  2. Take the bus from Cap-Haïtien to Santiago

2 alternative options

Bus  •  11h

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Príncipe to Santo Domingo Vía Dominicana
  2. Take the bus from Santo Domingo to Puerto Plata Via Puerto Plata

Drive  •  6h 2m

  1. Drive from Port-au-Prince to Santiago de los Caballeros 411.2 km

Port au Prince (PAP) to Higuero (JBQ) flights

The flight time between Port au Prince (PAP) and Higuero (JBQ) is around 1h 15m and covers a distance of around 244 km. The fastest flight normally takes 45 min. Services are operated by Sunrise Airways and Air Century. Typically 23 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Flight route information

Average flight journey time:
1h 15m
Fastest flight journey time:
45 min
Flight distance:
244 km
Flights per week:
23
Cheapest price:
$12
Carbon emissions:
49 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
08:15
Last flight departs at:
16:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Port au Prince (PAP) to Higuero (JBQ) flight schedules

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Dominican Republic

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Dominican Republic. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Dominican Republic.

For travel planning advice, please refer to our Rome2rio Coronavirus information page .
For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for Dominican Republic.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some international borders began to reopen in Dominican Republic from July 1.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Dominican Republic

Some domestic travel restrictions began to ease in Dominican Republic from June 2.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Dominican Republic

Limited international flights leaving Haiti began to resume from July 3.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Haiti

Last updated: October 24 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Port-au-Prince to Dominican Republic is to bus, which costs $40 - $45 and takes 11h.

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The quickest way to get from Port-au-Prince to Dominican Republic is to fly which costs $200 - $470 and takes 1h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Port-au-Prince to Dominican Republic. However, there are services departing from Puerto Príncipe and arriving at Santiago de los Caballeros via Santo Domingo and Puerto Plata. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h.

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The distance between Port-au-Prince and Dominican Republic is 223 km. The road distance is 411.2 km.

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The best way to get from Port-au-Prince to Dominican Republic without a car is to bus via Okap which takes 9h 38m and costs $35 - $65.

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It takes approximately 1h 7m to get from Port-au-Prince to Dominican Republic, including transfers.

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Port-au-Prince to Dominican Republic bus services, operated by Metro ST Autobuses, depart from Puerto Príncipe station.

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The best way to get from Port-au-Prince to Dominican Republic is to fly which takes 1h 7m and costs $200 - $470. Alternatively, you can bus via Okap, which costs $35 - $65 and takes 9h 38m.

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The quickest flight from Port au Prince Airport to Higuero Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Port-au-Prince to Dominican Republic bus services, operated by Caribe Tours, arrive at Puerto Plata station.

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Map of how to get from Port-au-Prince to Dominican Republic.
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  • Distance: 223 km
  • Duration: 1h 7m

What companies run services between Port-au-Prince, Haiti and Dominican Republic?

Sunrise Airways and Air Century fly from Port-au-Prince to Santo Domingo Oeste 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Port-au-Prince to Santiago de los Caballeros via Puerto Príncipe and Cap-Haïtien in around 9h 38m.

Airlines
Sunrise Airways
Flights from Port au Prince to Higuero
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $380
Air Century
Website
aircentury.com
Flights from Port au Prince to Higuero
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$12 - $400
Bus operators
Sans Souci Tours
Phone
(509) 4861-5656
Email
sanssoucitours@yahoo.fr
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Puerto Príncipe to Cap-Haïtien
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
sanssoucitours.com
Caribe Tours
Phone
(809) 221 - 4422
Email
info@caribetours.com.do
Website
caribetours.com.do
Bus from Cap-Haïtien to Santiago
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $26
Schedules at
caribetours.com.do
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caribetours.com.do
Bus from Santo Domingo to Puerto Plata
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
caribetours.com.do
Book at
caribetours.com.do

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Yes, the driving distance between Port-au-Prince to Dominican Republic is 411 km. It takes approximately 6h 2m to drive from Port-au-Prince to Dominican Republic.

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Sunrise Airways and Air Century offer flights from Port au Prince Airport to Higuero Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Dominican Republic. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Port-au-Prince to Port au Prince Airport is to taxi which takes 8 min and costs $20 - $25.

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