There are 7 ways to get from Puerto Rico to Puerto Plata Airport (POP) by plane, shuttle, car ferry, car or bus

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

Recommended option

Fly to Santiago, shuttle  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Fly from San Juan (SJU) to Santiago (STI) SJU - STI
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Cofresi Palm Beach & Spa Resort - All Inclusive, San Felipe de Puerto Plata to Puerto Plata Airport

Cheapest option

Car ferry, drive  •  15 h 49 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Old San Juan to Santo Domingo America Cruise Ferries
  2. Drive from Santo Domingo to Puerto Plata Airport (POP)

$122 - $134

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Fly to Santo Domingo, shuttle  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Fly from San Juan (SJU) to Santo Domingo (SDQ) SJU - SDQ
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Cabrera to Puerto Plata Airport

$389 - $585

Fly to Punta Cana  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Fly from San Juan (SJU) to Punta Cana (PUJ) SJU - PUJ

$425 - $1,047

Car ferry, bus, drive  •  17 h 14 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Old San Juan to Santo Domingo
  2. Take the bus from Santo Domingo to Villa Tapia
  3. Drive from Villa Tapia to Puerto Plata Airport (POP)

$124 - $134

Car ferry, Private Shuttle  •  18 h 1 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Old San Juan to Santo Domingo America Cruise Ferries
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Boca Chica to Puerto Plata Airport

$280

Car ferry, bus  •  18 h 16 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Old San Juan to Santo Domingo
  2. Take the bus from Santo Domingo to La Vega
  3. Take the bus from La Vega to Sosúa

$132 - $142

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The cheapest way to get from Puerto Rico to Puerto Plata Airport (POP) is to car ferry and drive which costs $120 - $140 and takes 15 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puerto Rico to Puerto Plata Airport (POP) is to fly and shuttle which costs $380 - $600 and takes 5 h 3 min.

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The distance between Puerto Rico and Puerto Plata Airport (POP) is 459 km.

The best way to get from Puerto Rico to Puerto Plata Airport (POP) without a car is to car ferry and Private Shuttle which takes 18 h 1 min and costs $281.

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It takes approximately 3 h 47 min to get from Puerto Rico to Puerto Plata Airport (POP), including transfers.

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The quickest flight from San Juan Airport to Santiago Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 6 min.

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JetBlue Airways offers flights from San Juan Airport to Santiago Airport.

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There are 516+ hotels available in Puerto Plata Airport (POP). Prices start at $36 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Puerto Rico to Puerto Plata Airport (POP).
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  • Distance: 286.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 47 min

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

JetBlue Airways flies from Carolina to Puerto Plata Airport (POP) twice daily.

Airlines
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from San Juan to Santiago
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from San Juan to Santo Domingo
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from San Juan to Punta Cana
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Bus operators
DSRR Bus Rental
Phone
(809) 571-3574
Email
rosario1665@hotmail.com
Website
dsrrbusrental.com
Shuttle from Cofresi Palm Beach & Spa Resort - All Inclusive, San Felipe de Puerto Plata to Puerto Plata Airport
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
On demand
Schedules at
dsrrbusrental.com
Book at
dsrrbusrental.com
JM Transfer
Phone
(809) 594-1616
Email
jm@jmtransfer.com
Website
jmtransfer.com
Shuttle from Cabrera to Puerto Plata Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$99
Schedules at
jmtransfer.com
Book at
jmtransfer.com
Shuttle from Boca Chica to Puerto Plata Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$179
Schedules at
jmtransfer.com
Book at
jmtransfer.com
Caribe Tours
Phone
(809) 221 - 4422
Email
info@caribetours.com.do
Website
caribetours.com.do
Bus from Santo Domingo to Villa Tapia
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 Santo Domingo to La Vega
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
caribetours.com.do
Book at
caribetours.com.do
Bus from La Vega to Sosúa
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
caribetours.com.do
Book at
caribetours.com.do
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