Flight time Dominican Republic
Flight time to the Dominican Republic – How long does one fly to the Caribbean paradise ?
There is no doubt that the Dominican Republic is a dream destination in the Caribbean. The flight time from Düsseldorf to the Dominican Republic is only a little more than 10 hours. The flight time between the Dominican Republic and Munich, Frankfurt or Zurich is similar. And back it goes with tail wind even faster, so that you need depending upon flight route only between 9 and 10 hours. Thus the flight time between the Dominican Republic on the one hand and Duesseldorf, Frankfurt, Munich or Zurich on the other hand is very bearable. Direct flights are offered all year round. However, the number of flights is considerably higher in winter than in summer, as the peak season is between December and April.
Kilometres of palm-lined beaches, crystal-clear water and a colourful underwater world await you on the spot, inviting you to swim, snorkel, dive and relax on round trips. But the Dominican Republic has many faces. There are twelve national parks, over 3,000 m high mountains, impenetrable rainforest as well as desert-like regions and lively cities. And in the evening you experience truly dreamlike sunsets.
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Departure and Arrival Airports in the Domrep
Direct flights from German-speaking countries to the Dominican Republic start in Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Munich and Zurich. The largest range of flights is available from Düsseldorf. Both Condor and Eurowings fly between Düsseldorf and Punta Cana on the east coast. The airports Puerto Plata and Samana on the north coast are only served by Eurowings, as is La Romana on the south-east coast.
From Frankfurt Condor flies to Puerto Plata, Punta Cana and additionally to Santo Domingo. From Munich both Condor and Eurowings offer flights to Punta Cana and La Romana. If you live in southern Germany, you can also choose Zurich Airport in neighbouring Switzerland. From there Edelweiss Air flies to Punta Cana. For all routes, the flight time is between 10 and 11 hours for the outbound flight and between 9 and 10 hours for the return flight.
It should be noted that the previous information is based on the flight offer for the winter, in the summer months the choice of flight connections is smaller according to demand. The outward flight is always during the day, i.e. you depart here in the morning or at noon and arrive in the Dominican Republic between late noon and early evening. The flights then return from the Dominican Republic in the afternoon or evening with arrival the next day in Germany or Switzerland. The time difference is 5 hours. There are also flights from other European airports to the Dominican Republic. These are however for the German-speaking public of secondary importance.
Airlines for flights to the Dominican Republic
From Germany or Switzerland you can choose between three airlines. The flight time between the Dominican Republic and the already mentioned airports varies only very little and also not by the use of different aircraft types.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]
Condor Flugdienst was founded in 1955 by Deutsche Lufthansa and other German companies. However, the holiday airline did not adopt its current name until 1961. Since 2009, Condor has been a 100% subsidiary of the British Thomas Cook Group. The long-haul flights are operated with Boeing 767 aircraft. On the routes from Düsseldorf, however, an Airbus A 330 of the Canadian Air Transat is used.
The airline Eurowings was created in 1993 through the merger of two German regional airlines. In 2001, Deutsche Lufthansa initially acquired 24.9% of the company’s shares, and since August 2011 it has owned the entire airline. Between 2010 and 2017, all smaller regional jets were phased out. Since then, the company has been operating holiday flights and routes away from Lufthansa hubs, as well as larger Airbus A 319 and A 320 aircraft. The long-haul traffic, which only started in 2015, is served by A 330 aircraft, which are operated by SunExpress Germany or Brussels Airlines.
Edelweiss Air is a Swiss airline founded in 1995 by the Kuoni travel group and the Greek Venus Air. Long-haul flights began in November 2000. Edelweiss Air has been a subsidiary of Swiss since November 2008 and is therefore part of the Lufthansa Group. A 330 and A 340 aircraft are used on long-haul flights.
Flight time Dominican Republic to Puerto Plata
TUI BRU-POP Boeing 787 / 300 Seats / 9:00 hours
Eurowings CGN-POP A330 / 310 Seats / 9:45 hours ( Flight time Dominican Republic from Cologne )
Flight time Dominican Republic to Santo Domingo
Iberia MAD-SDQ Airbus 330 / 288 Seats / 8:45 hours
Air Europa MAD-SDQ Boeing 787 / 298 Seats / 8:45 hours
Condor FRA-SDQ Boeing 767 / 270 Seats / 8:45 hours
Air France PAR-PUJ-SDQ Boeing 777 / 468 Seats / 9:00 hours
Flight time Dominican Republic to Punta Cana
Air Caraibes ORY-PUJ Boeing 330 / 355 Seats / 9:00 hours
Air Europa MAD-PUJ Airbus 330 / 388 Seats / 9:00 hours
Evelop Airlines MAD- PUJ Airbus 330 / 388 Seats / 9:00 hours
Wamos Air MAD- PUJ Boeing 747 / 477 Seats / 9:00 hours
TUI LGW- PUJ Boeing 787 / 300 Seats / 8:45 hours
British Airways LGW- PUJ Boeing 777 / 336 Seats / 8:45 hours
TUI MAN- PUJ Boeing 787 / 300 Seats / 8:45 hours
TUI BRU-PUJ Boeing 787 / 300 Seats / 9:00 hours
Eurowings DUS-PUJ A330 / 310 Seats / 9:45 hours ( flight time Dominican Republic from Düsseldorf )
Condor DUS-PUJ B767 / 270 Seats / 9:45 hours
Condor FRA-PUJ A330 / 322 Seats / 9:15 hours
Eurowings MUC-PUJ A330 / 310 Seats / 10:00 hours
Condor MUC-PUJ B767 / 310 seats / 10:00 hours
Edelweiss ZRH-PUJ A330 / 315 seats / 9:30 hours
Azur Air VKO-PUJ Boeing 767 / 336 seats / 12:00 hours
Nordwind Airlines SVO-PUJ Boeing 777 / 486 seats / 12:00 hours