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There are 5 ways to get from Punta Cana to Puerto Rico by plane, shuttle, bus or car ferry

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Fly Punta Cana to San Juan  •  2 h 37 min

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

$165 - $785

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry via Bávaro-Punta Cana Estación 2  •  16 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Bávaro-Punta Cana Estación 2 to Santo Domingo Estación 2
  2. Take the car ferry from Santo Domingo to Old San Juan America Cruise Ferries

$108

3 alternative options

Shuttle to Santo Domingo, fly to San Juan  •  4 h 8 min

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

$255 - $455

Fly Punta Cana to Mayaguez  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Punta Cana (PUJ) to Mayaguez (MAZ) PUJ - MAZ

$225 - $1,335

Bus, car ferry  •  16 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Punta Cana to Santo Domingo Via Santo Domingo
  2. Take the car ferry from Santo Domingo to Old San Juan America Cruise Ferries

$108 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Punta Cana to Puerto Rico is to bus and car ferry which costs $108 and takes 16 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Punta Cana to Puerto Rico is to fly which costs $160 - $800 and takes 2 h 37 min.

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The distance between Punta Cana and Puerto Rico is 204 km.

The best way to get from Punta Cana to Puerto Rico without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 16 h 39 min and costs $100 - $140.

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It takes approximately 2 h 37 min to get from Punta Cana to Puerto Rico, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Punta Cana Airport to San Juan Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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JetBlue Airways offers flights from Punta Cana Airport to San Juan Airport.

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There are 11+ hotels available in Puerto Rico. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Punta Cana to Punta Cana Airport is to shuttle which takes 30 min and costs $35.

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Map of how to get from Punta Cana to Puerto Rico.
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  • Distance: 127.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 37 min

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

JetBlue Airways flies from Punta Cana to Carolina twice daily.

Airlines
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Punta Cana to San Juan
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Santo Domingo to San Juan
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Punta Cana to Mayaguez via San Juan
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Bus operators
Dominican Airport Transfer
Phone
(407) 420-7646
Email
info@dominicanairporttransfers.com
Website
dominicanairporttransfers.com
Shuttle from Punta Cana Airport to Santo Domingo Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$135
Schedules at
dominicanairporttransfers.com
Book at
dominicanairporttransfers.com
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
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
expresobavaro.com
Book at
expresobavaro.com
Ferry operators

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