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There are 3 ways to get from Puerto Plata to San Cristóbal by bus, car or shuttle

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Bus  •  3 h 19 min

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

$56 - $73

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Puerto Plata to San Cristóbal 143.9 miles

$24 - $40

Private Shuttle  •  5 h

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Puerto Plata to Santo Domingo
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Santo Domingo to San Cristóbal

$244

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Puerto Plata to San Cristóbal is to drive which costs $24 - $40 and takes 2 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puerto Plata to San Cristóbal is to drive which costs $24 - $40 and takes 2 h 50 min.

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The distance between Puerto Plata and San Cristóbal is 165 km. The road distance is 230.3 km.

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The best way to get from Puerto Plata to San Cristóbal without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 19 min and costs $55 - $75.

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It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to get from Puerto Plata to San Cristóbal, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Puerto Plata to San Cristóbal is 230 km. It takes approximately 2 h 50 min to drive from Puerto Plata to San Cristóbal.

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There are 385+ hotels available in San Cristóbal. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Puerto Plata to San Cristóbal.
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  • Distance: 103.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 19 min

What companies run services between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and San Cristóbal, Dominican Republic?

Caribe Tours operates a bus from Puerto Plata to San Cristóbal hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 3 h.

Bus operators
Caribe Tours
JM Transfer
Phone
(809) 594-1616
Email
jm@jmtransfer.com
Website
jmtransfer.com
Shuttle from Puerto Plata to Santo Domingo
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$179
Schedules at
jmtransfer.com
Book at
jmtransfer.com
Shuttle from Santo Domingo to San Cristóbal
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$65
Schedules at
jmtransfer.com
Book at
jmtransfer.com

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