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London to Punta Cana flights

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Departure Mon, 05 Oct Return Wed, 14 Oct
LON London
PUJ Punta Cana
return from £436
Departure Tue, 27 Oct Return Sat, 31 Oct
LON London
PUJ Punta Cana
return from £415
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 73.82 DOP
British Pound Sterling Dominican Peso
1 DOP = 0.02 GBP
Last checked on 01 October 2020
Train
Local, one-way ticket
81%

Trains in Punta Cana are 81% cheaper than in London.

London
£2.8
Punta Cana
£0.54
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
70%

A meal in Punta Cana is 70% cheaper than a meal in London.

London
£15
Punta Cana
£4.7
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
33%

A taxi fare in Punta Cana is 33% cheaper than in London.

London
£3
Punta Cana
£2.01
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
57%

Coffee in Punta Cana is 57% cheaper than in London.

London
£2.98
Punta Cana
£1.29
London airports
  • ( Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ( Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ( Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ( Luton International (LTN)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
  • ( Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
  • ( London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
Punta Cana airports
  • ( Punta Cana (PUJ)
    How far from city centre: 2 miles
K Distance: 4291 miles

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Useful information for the flight from London to Punta Cana

How long is the flight from London to Punta Cana?

The duration of a direct flight from London to Punta Cana is nine hours and five minutes. If you choose a flight path with a stopover, your overall travel time can be considerably longer.

What are the most common stopovers?

Some of the most common stopover cities for tickets from London to Punta Cana include Madrid, New York, Bogota, and Montreal.

What documentation do I need to fly to Punta Cana from London?

British passport holders booking holidays to the Dominican Republic do not need a visa. Whether you're travelling for city breaks, holidays or business trips, you do need proof of a return ticket, as well as your passport, of course. All visitors also pay a departure tax.

Is there a time change from London to Punta Cana?

Punta Cana, along with the rest of the Dominican Republic, is in the Atlantic Standard Time zone, which is four hours behind UK time.

Which airlines fly from London to Punta Cana?

There are a number of options for flights from London to Punta Cana, using both scheduled and charter airlines. If you look for deals involving a connection, the choice is even wider. Some operators with departures to Punta Cana are:

  • British Airways, largest UK airline with flights direct to Punta Cana from Gatwick.
  • Thomas Cook, major tour operator which offers both flights and package holidays.
  • TUI, European holiday group formerly known as Thomson.
  • Avianca, South American airline with flights via Bogota.
  • WestJet, Canadian low-cost carrier with flights via Montreal.

How to find cheap flights from London to Punta Cana

Use the UK's largest online travel agent, Opodo, to quickly and easily find the best deals on tickets to Punta Cana. Just enter the dates you'd prefer to fly, and Opodo's smart search engine will display possible flight combinations within seconds. Then use the simple filters to narrow the results to the perfect flight for you.

When are the best times to fly from London to Punta Cana?

  • April is one of the best months for a holiday in Punta Cana. The peak winter period has passed, and the summer crowds are yet to arrive.
  • September is the cheapest time to go as it's the Dominican Republic's quietest month. Hotel and travel prices are considerably lower in early autumn.
  • December is peak time in Punta Cana, with visitors attracted by the warm temperatures of around 25°C and low levels of rainfall.

Airports in London

Direct flights to Punta Cana depart from either London Heathrow (LHR) or London Gatwick (LGW), depending on your chosen airline. Connecting flights also depart from these two airports.

Useful information about London Heathrow Airport

London Heathrow is Britain's busiest international air hub. Heathrow Airport is 15 miles west of central London.

How to get to Heathrow Airport:

  • By Underground – 24 hour Piccadilly Line service to three stops at Heathrow, 50 minutes from Leicester Square or Piccadilly Circus.
  • By train – Heathrow Express services every 15 minutes from London Paddington. Journey time 15 minutes.
  • By car/taxi – Heathrow is close to the motorway network. Journey time from central London around 45 minutes, but allow additional time for traffic.

Services: Simple connections between the airport's four terminals. Wide range of restaurants, fast food outlets, shopping, and bars. Free Wi-Fi, showers, baby changing, children's play areas, and charging stations.

Useful information about London Gatwick Airport

Gatwick Airport is 30 miles south of central London. It's the UK's second busiest airport, and has two terminals.

How to get to the airport:

  • By coach – A3 airport shuttle buses 24 hours a day from Victoria Coach station. Journey time up to 90 minutes, depending on traffic.
  • By train – Up to four Gatwick Express trains hourly between 5am and 10.45pm, 30 minute journey time from London Victoria.
  • By car – Gatwick is half a mile from the M23 motorway. The airport has both on and off-site parking for varying lengths of stays.

Services: Gatwick's two terminals are connected by a free monorail service. Bars, restaurants, cafes and fast food outlets, free Wi-Fi, children's play areas, foreign currency exchange, showers, and airport lounges.

Airports in Punta Cana

Punta Cana has one main airport, Punta Cana International (PUJ).

Useful information about Punta Cana International Airport

Punta Cana International is the main airport in the Dominican Republic. It handles international flights carrying holidaymakers from all over the world.

Getting into Punta Cana from the airport:

  • Taxi – taxi ranks outside the Customs area. Around 20 to 25 minutes of journey time.
  • Bus – the local bus service, known as 'guaguas', will collect you at the airport and drop you in Punta Cana. Journey time 60 minutes.
  • Car rental – all major car hire companies have desks in arrivals.

Services: two passenger terminals, both with a wide range of food, drink, and retail concessions. Currency exchange, cash machines, free Wi-Fi, charging stations.

What to do and visit in Punta Cana

  • Relax on the golden sands of Bavaro Beach.
  • Snorkel in the Hoyo Azul natural sinkhole.
  • Visit the ChocoMuseum to learn all about chocolate making in the Caribbean.
  • Explore the Indigenous Eyes jungle eco-park.

Frequent asked questions about flights from London to Punta Cana

How is COVID-19 affecting flights from London to Punta Cana?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Dominican Republic may apply when travelling from London. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
📊 How much, on average, are flights from London to Punta Cana?
The average price to go from London to Punta Cana is 182.57 GBP but ticket prices vary a lot, depending on the season and how far in advance you book.
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from London to Punta Cana at Opodo?
Our search engines have found flights from 415€ for the route London - Punta Cana. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Punta Cana expensive to visit compared to London?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Punta Cana costs an average of 1.98 GBP, 34% cheaper than London, with a fare of 3.00 GBP, while train tickets costs 81% less in Punta Cana: 0.53 GBP against 2.80 GBP in London. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 4.62 GBP in Punta Cana, 69% less than the 15.00 GBP in London. The price of the coffee is around 57% cheaper in Punta Cana, with an average of 1.27 GBP, while in London the coffee costs 2.98 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from London to Punta Cana?
According to real customer data from our website, the most popular months to book a trip from London to Punta Cana are January, May and July.
📅 When is the best time to travel from London to Punta Cana?
The best time of the year to go to Punta Cana when flying from London depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, December is the top 1 month to fly to  Punta Cana from London in terms of searches from our cutomer, followed by August and July. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period November, March and January are the months with less volume of searchs for the route London -  Punta Cana.
How long does the flight take to go from London to Punta Cana?
The total flight time between London and Punta Cana is of around 11:01 hours on average, considering an average distance of 7,626 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in oter cities in between).
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