How to get from 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

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

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.



Cocotours continues to offer private transfers throughout the Dominican Republic from 06 am to 5 pm.

All our vehicles are thoroughly and hygienically cleaned before every service.

If you wish to book, or have questions, please contact us on the numbers and addresses at the foot of this page.

29 MARCH 2020 - The Dominican Republic is imposing a daily curfew from 1700 hrs to 0600 hrs, there is neither public transportation, nor any scheduled intercity bus service. But taxis, and private vans continue to operate.