The cheapest times to fly from POP to BHM are

  • April 16th to May 13th (except the week of April 30th)
  • June 4th to June 17th
  • July 23rd to August 5th
  • October 29th to November 25th

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 POP to BHM is late January. Prices can be as high as $1098 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $490 for Wednesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Birmingham

Flying from Puerto Plata (POP) to Birmingham, AL (BHM) will usually cost between $558 to $917 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $539. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $934. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $395 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $709 can be considered a good price for a round-trip POP to BHM flight.

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

POP to BHM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the POP to BHM flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Puerto Plata. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.32, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $118 (15%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $657. Return trip prices are from the BHM to POP 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 POP to BHM can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 28 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from POP to BHM while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) in Atlanta, GA

  • 134 miles (216 km) away from BHM
  • Usually 27.36% less expensive than BHM
  • 1-layover flights available

See POP to ATL flights


Flight Hacking POP to BHM

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from POP to BHM — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Atlanta, GA (POP > ATL > BHM)

  • Price for both tickets: $694
  • Average savings: $15 (2.12%)

See POP to flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from POP to BHM? 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 Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport to Gregorio Luperon International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1378 miles or 2218 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop POP to BHM flight is about 3 hour 28 minutes.

How many flights go between Puerto Plata and Birmingham, AL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from POP to BHM.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeBHM
Destination airport nameBirmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport
CityBirmingham, AL
Countrythe United States


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