Flights

Start planning your next trip to Punta Cana and save by booking your flights to Punta Cana Airport in advance.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Which airlines fly from Punta Cana?

Sunwing, Frontier Airlines, Air Transat, American Airlines, and Southwest Airlines are among the 35 airlines that operate flights to and from Punta Cana Airport. You can find a complete list of all the airlines serving PUJ Airport here.

2. What cities have direct flight to Punta Cana?

Around 80 cities worldwide offer direct flights to Punta Cana Airport, including Aruba, Boston, Madrid, Willemstad, Santiago, and Zurich. Explore the list of cities with direct flights to Punta Cana here.

3. Where do you fly into to go to Punta Cana?

You’ll fly into Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ) which is the main airport for the Dominican Republic. It’s approximately 8 miles from downtown Punta Cana. To avoid waiting upon arrival, you can book a taxi, a private transfer, or rent a car ahead of time.

4. How far in advance should you book a flight to Punta Cana?

You should book a flight to Punta Cana at least one to three months in advance to secure the best fares. We don’t recommend waiting until the last minute.

5. Why is flying to Punta Cana so expensive?

Flying to Punta Cana is more expensive because the Dominican Republic and the United States don’t have a modern “Open Skies” aviation agreement. This means there are fewer options for travelers and less competition among airlines, which makes tickets more expensive.

6. What month is cheapest to fly to Punta Cana?

The cheapest month to fly to Punta Cana is usually January. If you’re searching for the most affordable flights, it’s smart to book during the off-season, which includes May through September and January through March. You can look for flights to PUJ Airport above.

7. How long before flight should I arrive at Punta Cana airport?

We recommend arriving at Punta Cana Airport at least three hours before your scheduled flight. This allows enough time for check-in, security checks, and any required customs procedures. You can reach the airport in just 17 minutes from downtown if you take a taxi, rent a car, or book a private transfer.