There are 5 ways to get from Puerto Plata Airport (POP) to Punta Cana Airport (PUJ) by car, bus, plane or shuttle

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Drive, bus  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Puerto Plata Airport (POP) to Villa Tapia
  2. Take the bus from Villa Tapia to Santo Domingo
  3. Take the bus from Santo Domingo Estación 1 to Punta Cana Airport

$23 - $30

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Bus  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Sosúa to La Vega
  2. Take the bus from La Vega to Santo Domingo
  3. Take the bus from Santo Domingo Estación 1 to Punta Cana Airport

$31 - $40

Drive  •  5 h

  1. Drive from Puerto Plata Airport (POP) to Punta Cana Airport (PUJ) 247 miles

$40 - $65

Fly  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Santiago (STI) to Punta Cana (PUJ) STI - PUJ

$550 - $3,400

Shuttle  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Puerto Plata Airport to Punta Cana Airport (PUJ)

$295

Questions & Answers

The distance between Puerto Plata Airport (POP) and Punta Cana Airport (PUJ) is 266 km. The road distance is 395.2 km.

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The best way to get from Puerto Plata Airport (POP) to Punta Cana Airport (PUJ) without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 23 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 13 min to get from Puerto Plata Airport (POP) to Punta Cana Airport (PUJ), including transfers.

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The best way to get from Puerto Plata Airport (POP) to Punta Cana Airport (PUJ) is to bus which takes 7 h 23 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 8 h 58 min.

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There is no direct flight from Santiago Airport to Punta Cana Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 58 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Puerto Plata Airport (POP) to Punta Cana Airport (PUJ) is 395 km. It takes approximately 5 h to drive from Puerto Plata Airport (POP) to Punta Cana Airport (PUJ).

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American Airlines, Copa Airlines, Delta and two other airlines offer flights from Santiago Airport to Punta Cana Airport.

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There are 511+ hotels available in Punta Cana Airport (PUJ). Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Puerto Plata Airport (POP) to Punta Cana Airport (PUJ).
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  • Distance: 166.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 13 min

What companies run services between Puerto Plata Airport (POP), Dominican Republic and Punta Cana Airport (PUJ), Dominican Republic?

You can take a bus from Puerto Plata Airport (POP) to Punta Cana Airport (PUJ) via Sosúa, La Vega, Santo Domingo, Profesor Juan Bosch, Joaquin Balaguer, and Santo Domingo Estación 1 in around 7 h 23 min. Alternatively, JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from Puerto Plata Airport (POP) to Punta Cana Airport (PUJ) every 4 hours.

Airlines
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Santiago to Punta Cana via San Juan
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $3,800
Flights from Santiago to Punta Cana via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
8 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $3,800
Flights from Santiago to Punta Cana via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
9 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $3,800
Flights from Santiago to Punta Cana via Boston
Ave. Duration
10 h 7 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $3,800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Santiago to Punta Cana via Miami
Ave. Duration
6 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Santiago to Punta Cana via Panama City
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $4,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Santiago to Punta Cana via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,700
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Santiago to Punta Cana via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
10 h 18 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Bus operators
Caribe Tours
Phone
(809) 221 - 4422
Email
info@caribetours.com.do
Website
caribetours.com.do
Bus from Villa Tapia to Santo Domingo
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
caribetours.com.do
Book at
caribetours.com.do
Bus from Sosúa to La Vega
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
caribetours.com.do
Book at
caribetours.com.do
Bus from La Vega to Santo Domingo
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
caribetours.com.do
Book at
caribetours.com.do
Expreso Bavaro
Phone
(809) 682-9670
Email
info@expresobavaro.com
Website
expresobavaro.com
Bus from Santo Domingo Estación 1 to Punta Cana Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
expresobavaro.com
DSRR Bus Rental
Phone
(809) 571-3574
Email
rosario1665@hotmail.com
Website
dsrrbusrental.com
Shuttle from Puerto Plata Airport to Punta Cana Airport (PUJ)
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
On demand
Schedules at
dsrrbusrental.com
Book at
dsrrbusrental.com

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