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How to get from Las Americas Airport to Santo Domingo

The stunning coastal city of Santo Domingo is the capital of the Dominican Republic. Known for its white-sand beaches, picturesque cobblestone streets, delicious Dominican food and rich history, Santo Domingo is the perfect vacation spot for both culture and sun lovers alike.

As there are no public transfer options available, taking a taxi is the only Santo Domingo airport transportation option when it comes to getting from Las Americas airport to Santo Domingo. The journey in a Santo Domingo airport taxi takes around 45 minutes to reach the city centre and costs €30 ($33 USD).

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Comparison of the options

PRICE FOR 2PASSENGERS
OPTION PRICE DURATION AVAILABILITY
Taxi €30 45min 24/7

How to get from Las Americas airport to Santo Domingo by taxi

Taking a taxi is the only transfer option when it comes to travelling from Las Americas airport to Santo Domingo. Taxis are quick, available 24/7 and are quite affordable. The journey time will be around 45 minutes and a Santo Domingo airport taxi will cost a set-rate fee of €30 ($33 USD).

How much is a taxi from Las Americas airport to Santo Domingo?

The local drivers at Las Americas airport (SDQ) charge a set-rate fare of €30 ($33 USD), which can be paid in USD or Dominican Pesos to the driver.

Cost

€30 ($33 USD)

Trip Duration

45 Min.

*Prices may vary unless booked in advance.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

Taxis are available 24/7 at Santo Domingo airport.

Where do I get it from?

As soon as you exit the arrivals Terminal at Las Americas airport (SDQ), you will see the long line of local taxis waiting to pick up passengers. Simply head to the front of the line and speak to the first driver.

Convenience

Not only are taxis the only transfer option when it comes to travelling from Las Americas airport to Santo Domingo, but they are also extremely comfortable and quick. You can enjoy an air-conditioned ride directly from the door of the airport all the way to the door of your hotel. Plus, there’s no need to worry about navigating public transportation or keeping an eye on your luggage in public places.

Editor’s Note

Although the Santo Domingo airport taxi price is set in USD, you can pay in Dominican Pesos if this is the currency you have. However, the driver may choose their own exchange rate, so this could work out more expensive.

Useful Tips

Las Americas taxis can take up to 3 passengers.
There's no extra charge for luggage items that can be stored in the trunk.
Not all Santo Domingo taxi drivers speak English, so be sure to write your hotel's address down to avoid confusion.

Frequently asked questions

How much is taxi from Las Americas airport to Santo Domingo?

The local drivers at Las Americas airport charge a set-rate fare for the journey into the city centre. The cost of a taxi from Las Americas airport to Santo Domingo will be €30 ($33 USD). However, during high season, there can be a long wait for taxis and prices during the holidays may increase. To enjoy a set-rate fare and a guaranteed on-time pickup no matter what time you land, we suggest booking your Santo Domingo airport transportation with Welcome Pickups.

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