About Transportation

Air Transportion


In Punta Cana, helicopters are a quick and comfortable way of getting to know the area and its 32 miles of beaches. There are helicopter companies that fly to Santo Domingo and other destinations, connecting different cities and tourist points.

Domestic flights

There are local companies that fly scheduled flights to and from Santo Domingo, Puerto Plata, Punta Cana and Samaná. Air Century offers two flights per day to Punta Cana and from Punta Cana to Santo Domingo to the La Isabela International Airport (AILI).  For more information, please visit http://www.aircentury.com/

Aerodomca offers daily flights from AILI to the area of Portillo in Samaná.  Once a day it stops at the International Airport de las Américas (AILA). For more information, please visit http://www.aerodomca.com

Takeoff offers flights from AILI to Punta Cana (PUJ), as well as from this area to Puerto Plata (POP), and from Punta Cana to Samaná- Arroyo Barril (ABA). For more information, please visit http://www.takeoffweb.com
Table of distances between the towns and cities of the Dominican Republic:
From Santo Domingo to: Travel Time Distance

3 hrs. 124 miles
Bayahibe 2 hrs. 87 miles
Boca Chica 30 mins. 22 miles
Jarabacoa 1 hr. 30 mins. 97 miles
Juan Dolio 50 mins.  40 miles
La Romana 1 hr. 45 mins. 68 miles
Puerto Plata 3 hrs.  134 miles
Punta Cana 3 hrs. 30 mins. 127 miles
Samaná 2 hrs. 30 mins. 152 miles
Santiago 1 hr. 30 mins. 96 miles
From Puerto Plata to: Travel time               
Barahona 7 hrs. 227 miles
Cabarete 30 mins.    22 miles
Cofresi 5 mins. 4 miles
La Romana 5 hrs.30 mins. 199 miles
Playa Dorada 5 mins.  3 miles
Punta Cana 7 hrs.30 mins. 265 miles
Samaná 3 hrs.30 mins. 131 miles
Santiago 1 hr.          43 miles
Santo Domingo 3 hrs. 135 miles
Sosúa 20 mins. 16 miles
From Punta Cana to: Travel time Distance
Barahona 7 hrs. 30 mins. 255 miles
Bayahibe 2 hrs.   47 miles
Boca Chica 3 hrs.  105 miles
Jarabacoa 5 hrs. 30 mins.   227 miles
Juan Dolio 2 hrs. 50 mins.  93 miles
La Romana 2 hrs. 15 mins.