COVID-19 Travel restrictions may apply. Learn More.
Rome2rio uses cookies to help personalize content and show you personalised ads. By proceeding, you accept the use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy. You may opt out of personalised ads at any time. OK

Need a hotel room in Samaná?

Book now

There are 3 ways to get from Puerto Plata to Las Galeras by bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Plata to Samaná

Cheapest

Bus via Las Terrenas

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Plata to Las Terrenas
  2. Take the bus from Las Terrenas to Las Galeras

Drive

  1. Drive from Puerto Plata to Las Galeras

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 Dominican Republic began to resume from July 1.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Dominican Republic

Last updated: August 9 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Puerto Plata to Las Galeras is to bus via Las Terrenas which costs $12 and takes 7h 20m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Puerto Plata to Las Galeras is to bus which costs $40 - $55 and takes 3h 24m.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Puerto Plata to Las Galeras. However, there are services departing from Puerto Plata and arriving at Las Galeras via Las Terrenas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 20m.

More details

The distance between Puerto Plata and Las Galeras is 166 km. The road distance is 228.8 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Puerto Plata to Las Galeras without a car is to bus which takes 3h 24m and costs $40 - $55.

More details

It takes approximately 3h 24m to get from Puerto Plata to Las Galeras, including transfers.

More details

Puerto Plata to Las Galeras bus services, operated by ASOTRAPUSA, depart from Puerto Plata station.

More details

Puerto Plata to Las Galeras bus services, operated by ASOTRAPUSA, arrive at Las Galeras station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Puerto Plata to Las Galeras is 229 km. It takes approximately 3h 31m to drive from Puerto Plata to Las Galeras.

Get driving directions

There are 49+ hotels available in Las Galeras. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

More details

Map of how to get from Puerto Plata to Las Galeras.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 165.7 km
  • Duration: 3h 24m

What companies run services between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Las Galeras, Dominican Republic?

El Canario operates a bus from Puerto Plata to Samaná twice daily. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 3h. Papagallo also services this route once daily.

Bus operators
El Canario
Phone
+1 (809) 291-5594
Bus from Puerto Plata to Samaná
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
lonelyplanet.com
Papagallo
Phone
+1 809-749-6415
Bus from Puerto Plata to Samaná
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
lonelyplanet.com
ASOTRAPUSA
Phone
+1 (809) 687-1470
Website
es-la.facebook.com
Bus from Puerto Plata to Las Terrenas
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
es-la.facebook.com
Bus from Las Terrenas to Las Galeras
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
es-la.facebook.com

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including French strikes 2018: What are my alternative transport options?, Need to know: Jadrolinija and 4 of the smartest ways to explore Australia - to help you get the most out of your next trip.