La Vega may be a remote and quiet vacation destination for those who are more inclined to outdoorsy getaways, but it isn't so far away from civilization that the nearest airport is too far away to make it worth traveling to. In fact, it takes just a half an hour to reach this town from a continuously growing international airport.
In 2002, Santiago De Los Caballeros and has been growing ever since. It is one of the most modern airports on the island with one international terminal, one domestic terminal, and one cargo terminal plus a number of facilities, and by servicing just under on million passengers each yet it is the third busiest air travel facility on the island. Aeropuerto Internacional Cibao is located just 30 minutes away from La Vega by car.(STI) opened its gates in
tends to offer the least expensive prices, but you can also find flights to their airport from major cities like Boston, Miami, and New York City with airlines like , , and .
For those who live in the United States the following chart may come in handy. Not all of the options you will see on some booking engines make a lot of sense so it can be helpful to know which airlines provide direct service to this airport.
|Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA||FLL||Spirit Airlines|
|Miami, FL, USA||MIA||American Airlines|
See the table below for scheduled air service from other Caribbean airports. Even if you can't take a flight directly from your preferred airport, connecting through another regional airport may be a very good solution.
|Isla Verde, Puerto Rico||SJU||Jet Blue, Seaborne Airlines|
|Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands||PLS||Intercaribbean Airways|
Since the drive is short and there are no rental car agencies in La Vega, it is recommended that tourists rent a car at the airport and drive to their final destination. It is also possible to hire a transfer for between $50 and $70(USD) for five passengers. If you drive yourself, you'll stick mainly to Route 1 as you drive southeast.
With one of the largest and most modern airports on the island located within easy driving range of La Vega, there is really no reason not to fly.
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