About Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ)
Punta Cana International Airport is the most popular runway in the Dominican Republic. Our Punta Cana International Airport guide includes important contact details, as well as information regarding terminal facilities, public transport access and nearby hotels.
Punta Cana International Airport has opened a VIP lounge complete with a luxurious swimming pool, giving visitors the opportunity to observe overpassing jets.
There is an information desk in the central hall as well as travel agents.
The terminals are located off Carretera, to reach this road from the south take the main coast road, from the north take the Boulevard Hotelero, and from Higúey head south (DR-4) until the Autovia del Este (DR-3), then head east. The total drive time from Higúey to the airport is approximately 45 minutes.
Transfer between terminals:
There are shuttle services available, although terminals A and B are within walking distance to each other.
Punta Cana International Airport is located on the eastern tip of the island, 44km (27 miles) east of Higúey.
+1 809 959 2376
Public transport road:
Bus: The Bavaro Express Company have modern buses with air conditioning that serve various destinations on the island.
For more information see here:
Tel: +1 809 552 0617
Shuttle: Most resorts in the area offer pre-arranged shuttle connections with the airport. Additionally, you can book transfers through Dominican Airport Transfers at www.dominicanairporttransfers.com
Taxi: Taxis are readily available outside Arrivals and prices are usually fixed. You can contact +1 809 552 0617 to speak to an operator.
ATMs, currency exchange facilities and other banking services are available in terminal 1 and 2.
There is a good choice of cafés, bars and restaurants at Punta Cana International Airport offering both local and international foods. These can be found in the main food court area and at other locations throughout the main terminals.
There is a large duty-free shopping complex selling liquors, tobacco, fragrances, watches and gifts.
There are no luggage storage facilities in Punta Cana International Airport, although there are luggage trolleys available. There is a lost property office located in the arrivals area, you can contact +1 809 959 2376 if you require assistance.
Other facilities at Punta Cana International Airport include a first aid area, children's play area and a baby changing room.
Conference and business:
A VIP lounge is located in terminal A. There are no conference facilities within the terminals, however many of the nearby resorts and hotels offer extensive event space and business facilities, including The Four Points Hotel, which is situated immediately adjacent to the airport.
Four Points Hotel:
Tel:+1 809 959 4444
Facilities for disabled passengers include dedicated queues for wheel chair users at arrival and departure, and access to ramps and toilets. Priority is given to passengers with disabilities, who are elderly and those travelling with babies when checking in.
Parking options are available at the airport, with short and long-term stays available, as well as dedicated drop-off and pick-up points.
Car hire at Punta Cana International Airport is available from Avis, Budget, Dollar, Europcar, National, Sixt, Payless, Thrifty and Hertz – courtesy shuttles operate from the airport terminal.