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There are 9 ways to get from Puerto Rico to Puerto Plata Airport (POP) by plane, shuttle, car ferry, car or bus

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Recommended option

Fly to Puerto Plata  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Fly from San Juan (SJU) to Puerto Plata (POP) SJU - POP

$150 - $850

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

7 alternative options

Fly to Santo Domingo, Private Shuttle, shuttle  •  5 h 5 min

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

$389 - $585

Fly to Higuero, Private Shuttle  •  5 h 5 min

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

$250 - $627

Fly to Santiago, shuttle  •  4 h 11 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

Fly to Punta Cana, Private Shuttle  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Fly from San Juan (SJU) to Punta Cana (PUJ) SJU - PUJ
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Punta Cana to Puerto Plata Airport

$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, 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

Car ferry, Private Shuttle  •  18 h 18 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

Questions & Answers

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 which costs $150 - $850 and takes 4 h 15 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 bus which takes 18 h 16 min and costs $130 - $150.

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It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to get from Puerto Rico to Puerto Plata Airport (POP), including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from San Juan Airport to Puerto Plata Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 22 min and has one stopover.

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JetBlue Airways, TUI fly Belgium and American Airlines offer flights from San Juan Airport to Puerto Plata Airport.

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There are 498+ hotels available in Puerto Plata Airport (POP). Prices start at $36 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Puerto Rico to San Juan Airport is to drive which takes 11 min and costs .

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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: 4 h 15 min

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

American Airlines, JetBlue Airways and TUI fly Belgium fly from Carolina to Puerto Plata Airport (POP) 4 times a day.

Airlines
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from San Juan to Santo Domingo
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from San Juan to Punta Cana
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Juan to Puerto Plata via Miami
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $2,100
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from San Juan to Puerto Plata via Santo Domingo
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Air Century
Website
aircentury.com
Flights from San Juan to Higuero
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Seaborne Airlines
Website
seaborneairlines.com
Flights from San Juan to Santiago
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Bus operators
JM Transfer
Phone
(809) 594-1616
Email
jm@jmtransfer.com
Website
jmtransfer.com
Shuttle from Las Americas International Airport to Cabrera
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$169
Schedules at
jmtransfer.com
Book at
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
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jmtransfer.com
Shuttle from Santo Domingo to Puerto Plata Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$169
Schedules at
jmtransfer.com
Book at
jmtransfer.com
Shuttle from Punta Cana to Puerto Plata Airport
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$295
Schedules at
jmtransfer.com
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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
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
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
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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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