FLIGHTS TO LAS TERRENAS AND THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

Getting to Las Terrenas is quite easy, there are many international flight connections to the Dominican Republic, and getting around the country is also quite easy. There is no airport in Las Terrenas, but here’s how to get to Las Terrenas from the closest airports.

Flights to Las Terrenas

The closest airport to Las Terrenas is Samana El Catey (AZS) offering a couple of international flights to Toronto ( YYZ ), Montreal ( YUL ), Ottawa ( YOW ), Frankfurt ( FRA ). Flights to Las Terrenas are sparse and landing in Samana is not always the best option.

The easiest is to fly to Santo Domingo, the biggest closest airport to Las Terrenas, with many more flight connections than in Samana. You can also land in Punta Cana, it’s not the closest airport to Las Terrenas, but it’s the biggest one, and you’ll usually be able to find cheaper tickets, it will take you 4 hours to get to Las Terrenas though.

Flights to Las Terrenas from Canada:

Montréal (YUL) to Samana (AZS) Air Canada www.aircanada.com, Air Transat www.airtransat.com
Toronto (YYZ) to Samana (AZS) Air Canada www.aircanada.com, Air Transat www.airtransat.com, WestJet www.westjet.com
Ottawa (YOW) to Samana (AZS) Air Transat www.airtransat.com
Quebec City (YQB) to Samana ( AZS) Air Transat www.airtransat.com
 
 
Flights to Las Terrenas from Germany:
 
Francfort (FRA) to Samana (AZS) Condor www.condor.com
 

Getting to the Dominican Republic

Getting to the Dominican Republic is quite easy, there are two major airports with flight connections from around the world, serving most major international destinations. Once there, the country is not that big and the road conditions are good enough so you get to your destination quickly.

Your best option when considering which flights to Las Terrenas you should get is to opt for landing in Santo Domingo. From the airport, you can easily grab a taxi or catch a bus to Las Terrenas. You’ll be there in under 2 hours.

Flights to Santo Domingo:

From the USA:
 
Miami FL (MIA) to Santo Domingo (SDQ) American Airlines www.aa.com
New York (JFK) to Santo Domingo (SDQ) Delta Airlines www.delta.com, JetBlue www.jetblue.com
Newark (EWR) to Santo Domingo (SDQ) United www.united.com
Atlanta (ATL) to SantoDomingo (SDQ) Delta Airlines www.delta.com
 

From France:

Paris (CDG) to Santo Domingo (SDQ) Air France www.airfrance.fr, Delta Airlines www.delta.com, American Airlines www.aa.com
Paris (ORY) to Santo Domingo (SDQ) Air Caraibes www.aircaraibes.com, Ibéria www.iberia.com, Air Europa www.aireuropa.com
Lyon (LYS) to Santo Domingo (SDQ) Ibéria www.iberia.com, Air France www.airfrance.com
Marseille (MRS) to Santo Domingo (SDQ) Ibéria www.iberia.com, Air France www.airfrance.com

Bordeaux (BOD) to Santo Domingo (SDQ) Ibéria www.iberia.com, Air France www.airfrance.com

From Belgium:

Bruxelles (BRU) to Santo Domingo (SDQ) Tui Fly www.tuifly.be

From Germany:

Munich (MUC) to Santo Domingo (SDQ) Air Europa www.aireuropa.com, Delta Airlines www.delta.com, Ibéria www.iberia.com, Air France www.airfrance.com

From the United Kingdom:

London (LHR) to Santo Domingo (SDQ) British Airways www.britishairways.com, Air Europa www.aireuropa.com, Delta Airlines www.delta.com, Ibéria www.iberia.com

From Spain:

Madrid (MAD) to Santo Domingo (SDQ) Ibéria www.iberia.com, Air Europa www.aireuropa.com

How to go from Punta Cana to Las Terrenas

The most comfortable option to go from Punta Cana to Las Terrenas is to hire a driver, it will cost you around 300 to 350 USD, if you’re not a large group, you can easily find people to share the ride with you. We can help you arrange transportation if you need to, just contact us.

There are also public buses you can take. There are no direct ones though, you’ll need to change near Santo Domingo. To get to the bus stop, take a cab from the airport to the bus stop «Cruce de Veron», the company operating this bus line is « Espresso Bavaro»

Timetable: 7 am – 9 am – 11 am – 1 pm – 3 pm – 4 pm (always fully booked, buy your ticket 30 min before)

Get out of the bus before Santo Domingo, at the bus station «Parada Samana» – the company operating the line to Las Terrenas is «Transporte Las Terrenas»

Timetable: 8:50 am – 9:50 am – 11:20 am – 2 pm – 3:20 pm – 6:20 pm

How to go from Santo Domingo to Las Terrenas

Depending on what time your flight lands, it might be easier to hire a car with a driver, as the last bus of the day leaves for Las Terrenas at 6:20 PM. From the airport, a taxi will cost you around $150, you can also easily find people arriving on the same flight as you to share the cab.

If you’re going to take the bus, from the airport, take a cab to the bus stop “Parada Samana” and take the bus from the company “Transporte Las Terrenas”.

Timetable: 8:50 am – 9:50 am – 11:20 am – 2 pm – 3:20 pm – 6:20 pm

It will take around 2 hours to reach Las Terrenas from the airport in Santo Domingo.

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