FOLLOW US

World Travel Guide > Guides > Caribbean > Dominican Republic

the fp is travel-by

Travel to Dominican Republic

Flying to Dominican Republic

British Airways (www.ba.com) operates direct flights from Gatwick to Punta Cana all year round. Airlines offering non-stop flights from the USA including American Airlines (www.aa.com), Delta (www.delta.com), JetBlue (www.jetblue.com) and United (www.united.com).

Visitors are advised to arrange airport transportation prior to travelling. Please see the passport and visa section for information regarding entry requirements.

Major airports in the Dominican Republic are Punta Cana International Airport, Las Américas International Airport (Santo Domingo) and Puerto Plata International Airport.

Airport Guides

Puerto Plata Gregorio Luperón Airport

Code

POP

Location

Puerto Plata Gregorio Luperón International Airport is located in the Silver Port province, 18km (11 miles) to the east of Puerto Plata on the north coast of the Dominican Republic.

Tel

+1 809 291 0000

Address

Find out more >

Punta Cana International Airport

Code

PUJ

Location

Punta Cana International Airport is located on the eastern tip of the island, 44km (27 miles) east of Higúey.

Tel

+1 809 959 2376

Address

Find out more >

Las Americas International Airport

Code

SDQ

LocationTelAddress

Find out more >

Flight times

From London to Punta Cana: 9 hours 5 minutes.
From London to Santo Domingo: 12 hours 20 minutes (including stopover).

From New York to Punta Cana: 3 hours 45 minutes.
From New York to Santo Domingo: 3 hours 45 minutes.

Departure tax

A departure tax of US$20 is levied on all passengers which is usually included in your airfare. Passengers should check with their airline to verify this.

Travelling to Dominican Republic by Rail

Driving to Dominican Republic

Getting to Dominican Republic by boat

Related Articles

11 Things to know before travelling to the Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic promises sun and fun, and these useful travel tips will help you make the most out of your holiday in the Caribbean paradise