The cheapest times to fly from TPA to POP are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • August 13th to December 16th (except the week of August 20th)

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 TPA to POP is early September. Prices can be as high as $1636 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $495 for Wednesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Puerto Plata

Flying from Tampa, FL (TPA) to Puerto Plata (POP) will usually cost between $546 to $867 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $552. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1050. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $498 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $707 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TPA to POP flight.

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

TPA to POP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TPA to POP flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Tampa. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.47, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Puerto Plata, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Tampa. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $89 (11%) 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 $668. Return trip prices are from the POP to TPA 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 TPA to POP can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 41 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 TPA to POP while comparing.

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

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from POP
  • Usually 47.10% less expensive than POP
  • 1-layover flights available

See TPA to SDQ flights

Destination alternative #2: Cibao International Airport (STI) in Santiago

  • 24 miles (39 km) away from POP
  • Usually 34.51% less expensive than POP
  • 1-layover flights available

See TPA to STI flights

Destination alternative #3: Port Au Prince International Airport (PAP) in Port-au-Prince

  • 139 miles (224 km) away from POP
  • Usually 26.45% less expensive than POP
  • 1-layover flights available

See TPA to PAP flights


Flight Hacking TPA to POP

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 TPA to POP — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (TPA > JFK > POP)

  • Price for both tickets: $685
  • Average savings: $22 (3.11%)

See TPA to JFK flights

Hack #2: Miami, FL (TPA > MIA > POP)

  • Price for both tickets: $695
  • Average savings: $12 (1.7%)

See TPA to MIA flights

Hack #3: Boston, MA (TPA > BOS > POP)

  • Price for both tickets: $697
  • Average savings: $11 (1.49%)

See TPA to BOS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, JetBlue, Silver Airways, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 944 miles or 1519 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TPA to POP flight is about 2 hour 41 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 40 available flights from TPA to POP.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeTPA
Origination airport nameTampa International Airport
CityTampa, FL
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

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


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