There are 5 ways to get from Port-au-Prince to Puerto Plata by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  9 h 37 min

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

$16 - $47

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Bus via Santiago  •  10 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Príncipe to Santo Domingo
  2. Take the bus from Santo Domingo to Santiago Santiago

$21 - $52

Drive  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Port-au-Prince to Puerto Plata 230.5 miles

$35 - $60

Fly to Higuero, bus  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Port au Prince (PAP) to Higuero (JBQ) PAP - JBQ
  2. Take the bus from Santo Domingo to Puerto Plata

$63 - $332

Fly to Cap Haitien, bus  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Port au Prince (PAP) to Cap Haitien (CAP) PAP - CAP
  2. Take the bus from Cap-Haïtien to Santiago

$47 - $409

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No, there is no direct bus from Port-au-Prince to Puerto Plata. However, there are services departing from Puerto Príncipe and arriving at Puerto Plata via Santo Domingo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 37 min.

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The distance between Port-au-Prince and Puerto Plata is 222 km. The road distance is 368.8 km.

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The best way to get from Port-au-Prince to Puerto Plata without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 37 min to get from Port-au-Prince to Puerto Plata, including transfers.

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

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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 Puerto Plata bus services, operated by Caribe Tours, arrive at Puerto Plata station.

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Puerto Plata is 1 h ahead of Port-au-Prince. It is currently 6:32 PM in Port-au-Prince and 6:32 PM in Puerto Plata.

Yes, the driving distance between Port-au-Prince to Puerto Plata is 369 km. It takes approximately 6 h 47 min to drive from Port-au-Prince to Puerto Plata.

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

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Map of how to get from Port-au-Prince to Puerto Plata.
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  • Distance: 138.9 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 37 min

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

You can take a bus from Port-au-Prince to Puerto Plata via Santo Domingo in around 9 h 37 min.

Airlines
Sunrise Airways
Flights from Port au Prince to Higuero
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Port au Prince to Cap Haitien
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $370
Air Century
Website
aircentury.com
Flights from Port au Prince to Higuero
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Bus operators
Caribe Tours
Phone
(809) 221 - 4422
Email
info@caribetours.com.do
Website
caribetours.com.do
Bus from Santo Domingo to Puerto Plata
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
caribetours.com.do
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caribetours.com.do
Bus from Cap-Haïtien to Santiago
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $29
Schedules at
caribetours.com.do
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caribetours.com.do

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There are 361+ hotels available in Puerto Plata. Prices start at $35 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 .

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