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Santo Domingo Airport Guide to Las Americas Airport - SDQ

Santo Domingo Airport Taxi

Get within 40 minutes to downtown Santo Domingo from the airport, since it is located at just 20 miles (32 km).

We recommend passengers to negotiate the fare prior starting the trip since taxicabs at Santo Domingo don’t have meters.

Due to security matters, please consider to pre-arrange your trip to and from the airport with the official taxi company serving Santo Domingo Airport.


Collective taxis

In Dominican Republic there are collective taxis that picks up or and drops off passengers following a predetermined route. They are widely used among locals.

Note that they are really cheap (about US$ 0.50 per trip). On the other hand, they could be uncomfortable, since they fit 7 people total.


Taxi ranks are located outside the terminal building of the South Terminal, at the floor 1, in the ground transportation area.


Please note that the main and official taxicab operator at Santo Domingo Airport is Sichala.

Contact numbers: 809-549-0245 / 809-549-0011 / 809-549-0364.

Service hours: 24/7.


The fare for a ride to downtown Santo Domingo may cost around 3,000 RD$ and it usually takes around 30-40 minutes.

Please note that fares tend to be higher in the evening.

Shared Rides

Shared ride service is available to those who wish to share a ride and pay a flat rate to certain destinations if multiple parties are available for the trip. Apps such Uber and Lyft may be useful to book a taxi.


If you wish to transfer from and to Santo Domingo Airport on your own, there are several transfer companies available within the airport premises.

Book your transfer through our site, it is easy and fast to use!