There are 6 ways to get from Puerto Plata to Punta Cana by bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus via La Vega  •  7 h 3 min

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

$16 - $22

Cheapest option

Bus #2  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Plata to La Vega
  2. Take the bus from La Vega to Santo Domingo
  3. Take the bus from Santo Domingo Estación 1 to Bávaro-Punta Cana Estación 2

$14 - $18

4 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago to Santo Domingo Terminal Caribe Tours
  2. Take the bus from Santo Domingo Estación 1 to Bávaro-Punta Cana Estación 2

$16 - $21

Drive  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Puerto Plata to Punta Cana 259.2 miles

$40 - $65

Fly  •  9 h 53 min

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

$629 - $3,481

Shuttle  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Puerto Plata to Punta Cana Airport Via Punta Cana / ...

$335

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Puerto Plata to Punta Cana is to bus which costs $14 - $18 and takes 7 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puerto Plata to Punta Cana is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 5 h 3 min.

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The distance between Puerto Plata and Punta Cana is 275 km. The road distance is 414.7 km.

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The best way to get from Puerto Plata to Punta Cana without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 3 min and costs $15 - $22.

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It takes approximately 7 h 3 min to get from Puerto Plata to Punta Cana, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Puerto Plata to Punta Cana is to bus which takes 7 h 3 min and costs $15 - $22. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $600 - $3,500 and takes 9 h 53 min.

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There is no direct flight from Santiago Airport to Punta Cana Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 47 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Puerto Plata to Punta Cana is 415 km. It takes approximately 5 h 3 min to drive from Puerto Plata to Punta Cana.

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Map of how to get from Puerto Plata to Punta Cana.
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  • Distance: 171.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 3 min

What companies run services between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic?

You can take a bus from Puerto Plata to Punta Cana via Santiago, La Vega, Santo Domingo, Profesor Juan Bosch, Joaquin Balaguer, and Santo Domingo Estación 1 in around 7 h 3 min. Alternatively, JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and Spirit Airlines fly from Puerto Plata to Punta Cana 5 times a day.

Airlines
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Santiago to Punta Cana via San Juan
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $3,800
Flights from Santiago to Punta Cana via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
10 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $3,800
Flights from Santiago to Punta Cana via Boston
Ave. Duration
10 h 7 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $3,800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Santiago to Punta Cana via Miami
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Santiago to Punta Cana via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
10 h 3 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 La Vega to Santo Domingo
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
caribetours.com.do
Book at
caribetours.com.do
Bus from Santiago to Santo Domingo Terminal Caribe Tours
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
caribetours.com.do
Book at
caribetours.com.do
Bus from Puerto Plata to La Vega
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
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
$8
Schedules at
expresobavaro.com
Bus from Santo Domingo Estación 1 to Bávaro-Punta Cana Estación 2
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
expresobavaro.com
Dominican Airport Transfer
Phone
(407) 420-7646
Email
info@dominicanairporttransfers.com
Website
dominicanairporttransfers.com
Shuttle from Puerto Plata to Punta Cana Airport
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$335
Schedules at
dominicanairporttransfers.com
Book at
dominicanairporttransfers.com

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