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There are 3 ways to get from Punta Rucia to Las Galeras by taxi, bus or car

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Taxi, bus

  1. Take a taxi from Punta Rucia to Puerto Plata
  2. Take the bus from Puerto Plata to Samaná

Cheapest option

Taxi, bus via Las Terrenas

  1. Take a taxi from Punta Rucia to Puerto Plata
  2. Take the bus from Puerto Plata to Las Terrenas
  3. Take the bus from Las Terrenas to Las Galeras

1 alternative option

Drive

  1. Drive from Punta Rucia to Las Galeras

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Punta Rucia to Las Galeras is to drive, which costs $35 - $55 and takes 4h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Punta Rucia to Las Galeras is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 4h 28m.

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The distance between Punta Rucia and Las Galeras is 220 km. The road distance is 297 km.

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The best way to get from Punta Rucia to Las Galeras without a car is to taxi and bus which takes 4h 46m and costs $70 - $90.

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It takes approximately 4h 46m to get from Punta Rucia to Las Galeras, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Punta Rucia to Las Galeras is 297 km. It takes approximately 4h 28m to drive from Punta Rucia to Las Galeras.

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There are 48+ hotels available in Las Galeras. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Punta Rucia to Las Galeras.
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  • Distance: 219.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 46m

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

There is no direct connection from Punta Rucia to Las Galeras. However, you can take the taxi to Puerto Plata, take the bus to Samaná, then take the taxi to Las Galeras. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Puerto Plata, take the bus to Las Terrenas, then take the bus to Las Galeras.

Bus operators
El Canario
Phone
+1 (809) 291-5594
Bus from Puerto Plata to Samaná
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
lonelyplanet.com
Papagallo
Phone
+1 809-749-6415
Bus from Puerto Plata to Samaná
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
lonelyplanet.com
ASOTRAPUSA
Phone
+1 (809) 687-1470
Website
es-la.facebook.com
Bus from Puerto Plata to Las Terrenas
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
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Bus from Las Terrenas to Las Galeras
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
es-la.facebook.com
Other operators
Taxi from Punta Rucia to Puerto Plata
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Estimated price
$30 - $40

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