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Which Samana Airport is best to fly or closest to City?

Samana El Catey International Airport, Arroyo Barril Airport, El Portillo Airport

Which is airport is closest or easier to get Samana City

OVERVIEW OF AIRPORTS IN SAMANA, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

Samana has three airports to choose between, the Samana El Catey International Airport (AZS), Arroyo Barril Airport (EPS) and El Portillo Airport (EPS).

Arroyo Barril Airport is the closest to Samana town. Most domestic flights operate from Arroyo Barril Airport while Samana El Catey International Airport handles both. Taxi services are available but expensive as there are no fixed rates. El Portillo Airport was used for landing private jets but is no longer in use due to its closure in February 2012.

Our mission is to summarize all the information you need to know when considering a trip to any destination.

Comparison of Best Airports in Samana Town

Samana El Catey International Airport

Arroyo Barril Airport

El Portillo Airport

    Samana El Catey International Airport Arroyo Barril Airport El Portillo Airport
Airport Maps Samana El Catey International Airport Map Arroyo Barril Airport Map

Getting To The Airports From Samana, Dominican Republic

Distance from City Centre 30 miles (48 kilometres) 8 miles (12.7kilometres) N/A
Public Transport Operating Hours Public transport operates 24 hours daily. Available round the clock. N/A
Train N/A N/A N/A
Metro N/A N/A N/A
City Bus Service N/A N/A N/A
Taxi

Taxi services are available round the clock. They cover a distance of 48 kilometres and charge $15 - $17 per trip.

Available round the clock. They charge $5 - $7 for the 12.7 kilometres distance from to and from the airport.

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Uber Taxi

Uber taxis are available on demand.

Fares:
Uber X $8.38 - 10.05 and Uber XL $15.64-18.77

Uber fare estimator

Uber taxis are available on demand.

Fares:
Uber X $3.23-3.88 and Uber XL $5.36-6.43

Uber fare estimator

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Which Airport Is Best For Me?
How Close to Samana City Samana El Catey International Airport is the only international airport in Samana. It is 48 kilometres from Samana Town, Taxi services are available round the clock and it takes 1 hour to reach Samana city. Arroyo Barril Airport is the only airport which provides domestic services. It is 12.7kilometres away from Samana town making it the closest to the town. Taxi services are available round the clock and ittakes 20minutes to reach Samana. N/A
Cost Factor

Samana El Catey International Airport serves most international passengers in and out of Samana. Only Taxi services are available at the airport and there are no fixed rates so fares depend on the service provided.

Hotels around the airport are affordable but expensive in the town.

Arroyo Barril Airport provides only domestic services around the Dominican Republic. Not many passengers travel using this airport compared to AZS. The only transport service available is Taxi service and they charge according to services rendered as there are no fixed rates. Hotels around the airport are at affordable rates. N/A
Airport Delays Samana El Catey International Airport is the only airport provides international services in Samana town. Average flight delay takes 10-15 minutes while Security and Immigration delay10 minutes. Average flight delay time takes 10 minutes only. There are no security and immigration delays. N/A

Flight Fares To Various Destinations as Searched on 12-03-2018

Flight Fares From $519 to London, $550 to Paris, $1126 to Madrid, and $519 to Frankfurt. N/A N/A

Hotel Prices Per Day From (02-04-2018 to 09-04-2018) Searched on 12-03-2018

Hotels

Hotel Alameda (3-star)at $35.43 per night

Hotel Cambri (4-star) at $1968 per night

Sweet Dawn Beach Resort (3 star)at $72.48 per night

Aligio- Apart Hotel (4-star)at $216 per night

Clave Verde Ecolodge (3-star)at $89.50 per night

Hotel villas las Palmas Al Mar (4-star)at $ 176.25 per night

Car Hire Cost Per Week From (17-03-2018 to 24-03-2018) Searched on 12-03-2018

Car Hire Starts from $349 to $492 (multiple car models). From $349 to $492 (multiple models).
Companies Operate

Different types of online car rentals are available at their various prices from $349.54- Saloons (Hyundai i10 or Similar) and $492.02-SUV (Renault Duster or Similar)

Sixt Global
www.sixt.global/Dominican/Deals‎

Car Rentals
www.carrentals.com/

Car Rentals in Samana
https://www.europcar.com › Caribbean › Dominican Republic

$349.54-Saloons( Hyundai i10 or Similar) and $492.02-SUV (Renault Duster or similar)

Sixt Global
www.sixt.global/Dominican/Deals‎

Car Rentals
www.carrentals.com/

Car Rentals in Samana
https://www.europcar.com › Caribbean › Dominican Republic

Online car hire Car Hire Samana El Catey International Airport Car Hire Arroyo Barril Airport Car Hire El Portillo Airport

Airport Facilities

Shopping and Dining Around 10 varieties of Restaurants and a Super Market are located on the 3rd level of the terminal N/A N/A
Wi-Fi Facility Unlimited internet access available within the airport Unlimited internet access available within the airport N/A

How To Transfer Between The Airports?

Transfer in and Around The Airport AZS has only one terminal, therefore no shuttle services available. Travellers can easily move around on foot. EPS has only one terminal so no shuttle services available, travellers can walk around the airport easily. N/A
Currency Exchange & ATM cash Points There is only one currency exchange point inside the terminal, and ATM cash points are located around the security gates. The airport serves only domestic passengers, there are no currency exchange points, but there are 2 ATM cash points located at the security gates. N/A
Important phone numbers +1-809-338-5888 +1-809-794-8807 +809-240-6100
Major Operating Airlines Air Canada, Air Canada Rouge, Air Transat, Andes Lineas Aereas, Neos, West Jet, White Airways, and XL Airways France. Aeronaves Dominicans, Air Inter Island, and SAP Air. N/A
Major connecting Destinations Halifax, Montreal- Trudeau, Toronto- Pearson, Ottawa, Quebec City, Cordoba, Milan, Santa Domingo, Lisbon, and Paris. Punta Cana, Puerto Planta, and Santiago de los caballeros N/A
Tourists Information Centre There is a tourist information centre available at the 2nd Exit Gate of the Airport. Available at the exit gate of the airport. N/A
Official website http://www.aerodom.com/app /do/aeropuertos_samana.aspx https://www.vinci-airports.com/ en/airports/arroyo-barril-airport http://airport-authority .com/EPS

Samana City Airports

Which Samana airport is closest to central Samana?

Arroyo Barril Airport is the closest to the city centre just 8 miles (12.7 kilometres) to all the top attractions in Samana. The airport only has taxi services to Samana's city centre and it will get you there in 12 minutes.

El Portillo Airport was an airport which served Samana city and has not been operational since February 2012.

Samana El Catey International is furthest airport 30 miles (48 kilometres) away from central Samana. Taxis are also the only means of passenger transfer from the airport to the city centre taking around 42 minutes.

Compare airport distances and transfer times to the center of Samana by public transport below.

Distance to Central Samana:

Arroyo BarrilAirport: 8 miles / 12.7 km

Samana El Catey International Airport:30 miles / 48 km

Arroyo BarrilAirport to the Central SamanaJourney Times:

By Taxi: 12 minutes

Samana El Catey InternationalAirport to Central SamanaJourney Times:

By Taxi: 42 minutes

What is the best airport to fly into in Samana?

Deciding which airport is best to fly greatly depends on the destination you are departing from, airport and airline also determines which airport you will arrive into in Samana.

Arroyo Barrilairport is an international serving Samana city in the Domincan Rupublic. The airport does not have any form of public transportation, only taxis, shared-rides and car hire services are available. Taxis take 12 minutes for passenger transfer to the city centre. This airport handles mostly domestic flights and some international charter flights, only few airlines such as Aeronaves Dominicans, Air Inter Island, and SAP Air operate from the airport. This airport is best for travelling within the Dominican Republic.

Samana El Catey International is the main hub for air travel in Samana and also the furthest airport 48 kilometres away. Passenger transfer from the airport to the city centre is by Taxi which takes around 42 minutes for the journey. Car rentals and shared-rides are also available at the airport. Samana El Catey airport handles more passengers than Arroyo Barril with domestic and international flights. Some of the major airlines operating from this airport include Air Canada, Air Canada Rouge, Air Transat, Andes Lineas Aereas, Neos, West Jet, White Airways, and XL Airways France which handles flights within the country to Europe, Canada and the US.

Is Arroyo Barrilairport better than Samana El Catey International airport?

Arroyo Barril airport is better in terms of proximity to the city centre and it attractions with shorter transfer journey times. Samana El Catey airport handles more flights which means you can fly from an international destination to the airport. It takes just 12 minutes from Arroyo Barril airport and 42 minutes from El Catey International airport to central Samana by taxi which is the best means of transport from both airports. You get to the top tourist attractions in the city quick from both airports, flying into either airport is all dependent on what you want to do in Samana.

Which airport is closest to Cayo Levantadoin Samana, Dominican Republic?

Both airport are not too far from the top attractions in the city centre, Arroyo Barril Airport is 12.4 kilometre to the Cayo Levantado islet while El Catey International airport is 46.8 kilometre. It takes $28 - $35 from Arroyo Barril airport to the islet and $95 - $120 from Samana El Catey airport by taxi. Other attractions in Samana include Playa Bonita, Playa Rincon, Cascada Limón, Coson, Playa Fronton, Playa Punta Popy, Cayo Levantado, Playa El Valle, Pueblo de los Pescadores, Playa El Morón, Playa Madama, The Haitises National Park, Samaná Bay, Samaná Zipline, El Valle, Cascada Lulu - Waterfall, Whale Museum of Samana / Nature Center, San Pedro Evangelical Church, Cayo La Farola, Kaio Natural Aquarium, Playa del Aserradero and many others.

How much does it cost from Arroyo Barril, Samana El Catey International airportto central Samana?

From Arroyo Barril Airport by:

Taxi: $5 - $7-Available 24/7 at the airport.

Uber:$3.23-$3.88 - https://www.uber.com/en-IN/fare-estimate/Available on demand.
But Private taxes are cheaper than Airport taxis, here to Book at

From Samana El Catey International Airport by:

Taxi: $15 - $17 - Available 24/7 at the airport.

Uber:$8.38 - $10.05 - https://www.uber.com/en-IN/fare-estimate/Available on demand.
But Private taxes are cheaper than Airport taxis, here to Book at

How much are Hotels at Arroyo Barril, Samana El Catey International airport?

Hotel prices can vary greatly depending on how far in advance you book, the demand for rooms, and which hotel you book but the prices below will give you a rough idea and you can do further research and hotel booking at https://www.tripindicator.com//hotel.html

Arroyo BarrilAirport Hotels:From $72.48per night.

Samana El Catey International Airport Hotels: From $35.43per night

How much does car hire cost at Arroyo Barril, Samana El Catey International Airports?

All of the airports mentioned offer competitive prices and a range of cars to suit your needs. Prices are based on the type of car, driver age, length of hire, and demand but you can get a rough idea for each airport below.

Arroyo BarrilAirport Car Rental:

Car hire starts from $349 to $492 per week for all car models.

Compare prices here -https://www.tripindicator.com//car-rental.html

Samana El Catey International Airport Car Rental:

Car hire starts from $349 to $492 per week for all car models.

Compare Prices here - https://www.tripindicator.com//car-rental.html

Samana El Catey International Airport, Arroyo Barril Airport Terminal Maps

For Samana El Catey International Airport Terminal Maps visit https://www.tripindicator.com//azs-samana-el-catey-international-airport-terminal-map.html

For Arroyo Barril Airport Terminal Maps visit https://www.tripindicator.com//eps-arroyo-barril-international-airport-terminal-map.html

 

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