The cheapest times to fly from MIA to POP are

  • January 8th to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • late April
  • May 28th to July 15th (except the week of June 25th)
  • September 3rd to December 9th (except the weeks of October 8th, October 15th, and November 19th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from MIA to POP is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1560 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $418 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Puerto Plata

Flying from Miami, FL (MIA) to Puerto Plata (POP) will usually cost between $446 to $733 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $448. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $762. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $314 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $503 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MIA to POP flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the MIA to POP route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

MIA to POP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MIA to POP flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Miami. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.42, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to POP, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into MIA. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $112 (17%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $485. Return trip prices are from the POP to MIA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from MIA to POP can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 19 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from MIA to POP while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: De Las Americas International Airport (SDQ) in Santo Domingo

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from POP
  • Usually 43.34% less expensive than POP
  • Nonstop flights available

See MIA to SDQ flights

Destination alternative #2: Port Au Prince International Airport (PAP) in Port-au-Prince

  • 139 miles (224 km) away from POP
  • Usually 39.96% less expensive than POP
  • Nonstop flights available

See MIA to PAP flights

Destination alternative #3: Cap-Haitien International Airport (CAP) in Cap-Haitien

  • 106 miles (171 km) away from POP
  • Usually 36.28% less expensive than POP
  • Nonstop flights available

See MIA to CAP flights

Destination alternative #4: Cibao International Airport (STI) in Santiago

  • 24 miles (39 km) away from POP
  • Usually 35.09% less expensive than POP
  • Nonstop flights available

See MIA to STI flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from MIA to POP? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Gregorio Luperon International Airport to Miami International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 746 miles or 1201 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from MIA to POP?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MIA to POP flight is about 2 hour 19 minutes.

How many flights go between Miami, FL and Puerto Plata?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 23 available flights from MIA to POP.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeMIA
Origination airport nameMiami International Airport
CityMiami, FL
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codePOP
Destination airport nameGregorio Luperon International Airport
CityPuerto Plata
CountryDominican Republic


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