Very easy access to the country: the Dominican Republic has 12 seaports, 8 International airports, highways that connect most cities and an excellent telecommunications network.
Las Americas International Airport (SDQ), also known as the José Francisco Peña Gómez Airport, is 30 minutes from the capital city of Santo Domingo and very close to the tourist areas of Boca Chica and Juan Dolio.
La Isabela International Airport (JBQ), also known as the Joaquín Balaguer International Airport, to the north of Santo Domingo handles mostly domestic flights and flights to Haiti.
Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ) is only 15 minutes from the Punta Cana and Cap Cana area, and some 30 minutes from Bávaro, El Cortecito, Arena Gorda, Macao and Uvero Alto hotel areas. This is the Caribbean airport with the largest diversity of flights from all around the world. Seaside resorts are a 10 to 40-minute drive from the airport. The airport has three terminals, all featuring its characteristic palm frond-thatched roofs.
Gregorio Luperón International Airport (POP), also known as the Puerto Plata International Airport, is only 20 minutes from the north coast city of Puerto Plata and neighboring tourist destinations like Cofresí, Playa Dorada, Sosúa and Cabarete. It is less than an hour from Playa Grande.
La Romana International Airport (LRM), also known as the Casa de Campo International Airport, is just 10 minutes from Casa de Campo Resort on the southeast coast and only 20 minutes from Bayahibe.
El Catey International Airport (AZS), also known as the Juan Bosch International Airport, is half an hour from the city of Samaná and 45 minutes to the destinations of Cosón, Las Terrenas and Portillo on the famed northeastern coast of the Dominican Republic.
El Cibao International Airport (STI) is 15 minutes from the bustling city of Santiago in the central region and provides easy access to the nearby cities of La Vega, Jarabacoa, Constanza, San Francisco de Macorís and Moca.
María Montez International Airport (BRX) is located at the entrance of Barahona city in the southwest. At present, it receives mainly domestic flights.
Several small airports nationwide cater to domestic flights.
- Arroyo Barril (ABA) in Samaná on the northeast coast
- Constanza (COZ) located in the central mountain region
- Cabo Rojo (CBJ) in Pedernales on the southwest coast
- Montecristi (MTC) on the northwest coast
Cruise ship ports in the Dominican Republic are located on the southcentral (Santo Domingo), southeastern (La Romana) and northeastern (Samaná) coasts, visiting especially during the winter months.