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

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Bus  •  9h 37m

  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

4 alternative options

Bus via Santiago  •  10h 49m

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

$21 - $52

Drive  •  6h 47m

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

$35 - $60

Fly to Higuero, bus  •  4h 44m

  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 Santo Domingo, Private Transfer  •  5h 8m

  1. Fly from Port au Prince (PAP) to Santo Domingo (SDQ) PAP - SDQ
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Las Americas International Airport to Puerto Plata

$301 - $971

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The cheapest way to get from Port-au-Prince to Puerto Plata is to bus which costs $16 - $50 and takes 9h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Port-au-Prince to Puerto Plata is to fly and bus which costs $60 - $340 and takes 4h 44m.

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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 9h 37m.

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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 9h 37m and costs $16 - $50.

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It takes approximately 9h 37m 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 45m.

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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 1h ahead of Port-au-Prince. It is currently 5:40 PM in Port-au-Prince and 6:40 PM in Puerto Plata.

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

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 9h 37m.

Airlines
Air Century
Website
aircentury.com
Flights from Port au Prince to Higuero
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Air Caraïbes
Website
aircaraibes.com
Flights from Port au Prince to Santo Domingo
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $220
Bus operators
Caribe Tours

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

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Air Century offers flights from Port au Prince Airport to Higuero Airport.

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There are 352+ 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 8m and costs $1 - $2.

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