Puerto Plata to Samana

The drive from Santiago airport to the Samana peninsula takes about 3 to 4 hours, depending on which of the resort areas you need to get to: Las Galeras, Las Terrenas or Samana town.

Our Puerto Plata airport transfers run 24/7/365, and we operate come rain or shine, so if you have a booking with Cocotours, our airport greeter and our airconditioned Dominican transfer vans and buses with uniformed drivers will be waiting for you.

Cocotours can offer several convenient transfer options:

Puerto Plata to Samana shared transfer

Not currently available.

Puerto Plata to Samana private transfer

Our private transfers from Puerto Plata to Samana get you right out of the airport the minute you get into our transfer van or bus, no need to wait for other passengers, get to your resort or villa sooner, to enjoy the pool and the beach faster!

A 6-passenger Cocotours van used on the route from Puerto Plata to Samana
Puerto Plata

 to Samana by Cocotours van
Larger Cocotours bus used on the route from Puerto Plata to Samana
Comfortable coaches for groups
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Puerto Plata to Samana by luxury SUV

On this route we offer the option to upgrade to a premium SUV such as a late-model Chevolet Suburban, Cadillac Escalade or a Mercedes.

The Puerto Plata to Samana routes we commonly get asked for are:
  • Puerto Plata to Gran Bahia Principe Cayo Levantado
  • Puerto Plata to Gran Bahia Principe Samana
  • Puerto Plata to Puerto Bahia
If you would like a quotation for transfers from Puerto Plata to Samana, or any other Dominican airport transfer, please just drop us a line on transportation@cocotours.com.

Puerto Plata to Samana - scheduled flights

April 2016: There are currently no scheduled flights between Santiago and Samana.

Puerto Plata to Samana by chartered plane

The smallest plane comes with a pilot and 3 passenger seats. There are a couple of airports in/near Samana:
  1. Samana El Catey International airport
  2. Arroyo Barril airport

Generally you can choose the take-off time, however bear in mind that single-engine planes don’t fly in hours of darkness.
A chartered plane to get from Puerto Plata to Samana
Chartered planes are often used to get from 



Puerto Plata



 to Samana
A single-engine chartered plane to take you from Puerto Plata to Samana
Single-engine planes like this one
operate in hours daylight

Cocotours can drive you from your hotel to Puerto Plata airport, escort you to your private plane and pilot, the flight takes under an hour, and upon your arrival at the airport in Samana, we can drive you to your destination in the north coast.