Buses in Punta Cana

Punta Cana benefits from numerous transportation options for tourists to take advantage of. One of them is the bus, which can be used both locally and to travel throughout the country.

The buses in Punta Cana are some of the nicest and safest on the island. Most every bus in town begins its route at Cruce de Vernon, and every bus that travels here from out of town will stop here as well. From this point, there is one route that heads south towards Juanillo and two that head north to Cabeza de Toro and El Cortecito.

The buses to Juanillo includes stops at the Punta Cana International Airport and several resorts. The buses to Cabeza de Toro makes stops at several resorts and the buses to El Cortecit stops at several hotels and the Arts and Crafts Market, as well as a transfer point at Cruse Cocoloco that will take you on to Manati Park and Friusa.

There are also buses that travel between different cities in the Dominican Republic. One such route travels between Santo Domingo and Punta Cana along the new Coral Highway. It takes three and a half hours aboard coach buses that are clean, comfortable, air conditioned, and even have bathrooms. The operator is Expreso Bavaro, and buses leave from both Santo Domingo and Punta Cana simultaneously at 7:00, 9:00, and 11:00 a.m. as well as 1:00, 3:00, and 4:00 p.m. Stops along the way include Parque Enriquio, Punta Cana International Airport, Veron, and Friusa. The cost is about $10(USD).

Bus Routes
Route Beginning Stops Along the Route End
Bavaro Expreso Bavaro Expreso Terminal Bavaro Expreso Enriquillo Stop, Bavaro Expreso Punta Cana Airport Stop, Expreso Bavaro Vernon Bus Stop Bavaro Expreso Punta Cana Terminal

Whether you'll use the bus occasionally to get around town or you have big plans for exploring the  Dominican Republic, this option is definitely one to consider as you plan your transportation for Punta Cana.


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