How to get from Santo Domingo to Samaná

The drive from Santo Domingo airport to the Samana peninsula takes about 2 or 3 hours, depending on which of the resort areas you need to get to: Las Galeras, Las Terrenas or Samana town.

Our Santo Domingo 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.

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Cocotours can offer several convenient transfer options:

Santo Domingo to Samana shared transfer

Not currently available.

Santo Domingo to Samana private transfer

Our private transfers from Santo Domingo 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 Santo Domingo to Samana
Santo Domingo to Samana by Cocotours van
Larger Cocotours bus used on the route from Santo Domingo to Samana
Comfortable coaches for groups

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

Cocotours can drive you from your hotel to Santo Domingo 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.