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There are 3 ways to get from Punta Cana to Las Galeras by bus, car or shuttle

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Punta Cana - Veron to Santo Domingo
  2. Take the bus from Santo Domingo to Las Galeras

Drive

  1. Drive from Punta Cana to Las Galeras

Shuttle

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Punta Cana Airport to Samaná

Punta Cana to Las Galeras by bus and walk

The journey time between Punta Cana and Las Galeras is around 7h 20m and covers a distance of around 377 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. Operated by APTPRA, Expreso Bavaro and ASOTRAPUSA, the Punta Cana to Las Galeras service departs from Punta Cana - Veron and arrives in Las Galeras. Typically 21 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

21 Weekly Services
7h 20m Average Duration
$14 Cheapest Price
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The most affordable way to get from Punta Cana to Las Galeras is to bus, which costs $15 and takes 7h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Punta Cana to Las Galeras is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 4h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Punta Cana to Las Galeras. However, there are services departing from Punta Cana - Veron and arriving at Las Galeras via Santo Domingo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 20m.

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The distance between Punta Cana and Las Galeras is 115 km. The road distance is 337.3 km.

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The best way to get from Punta Cana to Las Galeras without a car is to bus which takes 7h 20m and costs $15.

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It takes approximately 7h 20m to get from Punta Cana to Las Galeras, including transfers.

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Punta Cana to Las Galeras bus services, operated by APTPRA, depart from Punta Cana - Veron station.

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Punta Cana to Las Galeras bus services, operated by ASOTRAPUSA, arrive at Las Galeras station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Punta Cana to Las Galeras is 337 km. It takes approximately 4h 35m to drive from Punta Cana to Las Galeras.

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

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Map of how to get from Punta Cana to Las Galeras.
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  • Distance: 115 km
  • Duration: 7h 20m

What companies run services between Punta Cana, Dominican Republic and Las Galeras, Dominican Republic?

You can take a bus from Punta Cana to Las Galeras via Santo Domingo and Santo Domingo in around 7h 20m.

Bus operators
Expreso Bavaro
Phone
(809) 682-9670
Email
info@expresobavaro.com
Website
expresobavaro.com
Bus from Bávaro-Punta Cana Estación 2 to Santo Domingo Estación 2
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
expresobavaro.com
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expresobavaro.com
ASOTRAPUSA
Phone
+1 (809) 687-1470
Website
es-la.facebook.com
Bus from Santo Domingo to Las Galeras
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
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Dominican Airport Transfer
Phone
(407) 420-7646
Email
info@dominicanairporttransfers.com
Website
dominicanairporttransfers.com
Shuttle from Punta Cana Airport to Samaná
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$330
Schedules at
dominicanairporttransfers.com
Book at
dominicanairporttransfers.com

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