Cheap flights from New York (NYC) to Punta Cana (PUJ)

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The best prices from New York to Punta Cana are usually found in September or August, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
New York (NYC) to Punta Cana (PUJ)

All the information you need to plan the best NYC to PUJ flight in 2021: compare New York to Punta Cana flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Punta Cana.
NYC - PUJ
Price
$377 - $662
PUJ
Temperature
86 - 91.4 °F
PUJ
Precipitation
1.2 - 6 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$377

From New York to Punta Cana

One-way from

$81

One-way flight from New York to Punta Cana

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from New York to Punta Cana?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Monday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

How far in advance should I book a flight from New York to Punta Cana?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 58 days in advance to save up to 36% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 58 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from New York to Punta Cana 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $542, or $694 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New York to Punta Cana?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, September can be a great choice for travel to Punta Cana. Flights to Punta Cana from New York in September are about $478 on average during September, but can be found for as low as $319.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New York to Punta Cana (NYC - PUJ)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from New York to Punta Cana in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 43% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from New York to Punta Cana in September, October 2021

The best prices found for NYC to PUJ flights for September, October
27 Sep - 30 Sep
$198pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PUJ
Punta Cana
PUJ
Punta Cana
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
27 Sep - 30 Sep
$198pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PUJ
Punta Cana
PUJ
Punta Cana
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
25 Sep - 30 Sep
$200pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PUJ
Punta Cana
PUJ
Punta Cana
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

New York to Punta Cana 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Punta Cana from New York found for this year
3 Nov - 10 Nov
$198pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PUJ
Punta Cana
PUJ
Punta Cana
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
27 Sep - 30 Sep
$198pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PUJ
Punta Cana
PUJ
Punta Cana
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
25 Sep - 30 Sep
$200pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PUJ
Punta Cana
PUJ
Punta Cana
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

Non-stop flights to Punta Cana from New York

Save time with New York to Punta Cana direct flight deals
9 Oct - 16 Oct
$292pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Iberia
Non-Stop
PUJ
Punta Cana
PUJ
Punta Cana
Iberia
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
16 Oct - 20 Oct
$293pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
PUJ
Punta Cana
PUJ
Punta Cana
Emirates
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
7 Nov - 17 Nov
$297pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Iberia
Non-Stop
PUJ
Punta Cana
PUJ
Punta Cana
Iberia
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

Last minute flights from New York to Punta Cana

Late deals on round-trip flights to Punta Cana from New York, departing today and this week
25 Sep - 30 Sep
$200pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PUJ
Punta Cana
PUJ
Punta Cana
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
21 Sep - 25 Sep
$202pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PUJ
Punta Cana
PUJ
Punta Cana
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
21 Sep - 25 Sep
$203pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PUJ
Punta Cana
PUJ
Punta Cana
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

One-way flights to Punta Cana from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to Punta Cana
2:00 am - 10:10 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
8h 10m
LGA - PUJ
Spirit Airlines
$81
mytrip.com
4:29 pm - 9:16 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
16h 47m
LGA - PUJ
Spirit Airlines
$82
mytrip.com
2:30 am - 9:16 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
6h 46m
LGA - PUJ
Spirit Airlines
$86
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">New York</span> to <span class="emphasized">Punta Cana</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From New York to Punta Cana

What airport do you fly into for flights to Punta Cana from New York?

If you book a flight to Punta Cana from New York, you will be flying to Punta Cana, which is the city’s only airport. Punta Cana (PUJ) is located 9.2 mi from the center of Punta Cana. There are 4 flights from New York to Punta Cana per day from 10 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from New York to Punta Cana have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from New York to Punta Cana that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are United Airlines, JetBlue, and Delta. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Are flight prices decreasing from New York to Punta Cana due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both New York and Punta Cana for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Can I find flights from New York to Punta Cana for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Punta Cana for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $198, but on average you can expect to pay $204.

Are there nonstop flights from New York to Punta Cana for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New York to Punta Cana under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from New York to Punta Cana is less than $308.

Are there last-minute flights available from New York to Punta Cana for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New York to Punta Cana within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from New York to Punta Cana round-trip?

Currently priced at $198, Spirit Airlines will fly you from New York to Punta Cana and back. In addition to Spirit Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Frontier for as low as $210. Spirit Airlines is currently priced 58% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Punta Cana from New York?

Information is based on travel restrictions from New York to Punta Cana

Most visitors from New York can enter Punta Cana without restrictions.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New York are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Punta Cana.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New York are not required to quarantine after entering Punta Cana.

Do I need a test to fly back to New York from Punta Cana?

Returning to New York from Punta Cana

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Punta Cana must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to New York.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Punta Cana are not required to quarantine after entering New York.

Hide COVID Travel Restrictions for Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Alternative routes for New York to Punta Cana

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Punta Cana

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from New York to Punta Cana.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = RD$ 56.17
Flight duration from New York to PUJ
4h 13m
Average temperature for September in Punta Cana
89.6 °F
Avg rainfall for September in Punta Cana
6.0 ″

Airports servicing New York

Newark (EWR)
LaGuardia (LGA)
New York Skyports SPB (NYS)

Airports servicing Punta Cana

Top 7 airlines flying from New York to Punta Cana

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from New York to Punta Cana choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Spirit Airlines
$166 $489 No cancel fee 65%
Copa Airlines
$323 $528 No cancel fee 70%
Delta
$182 $546 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$180 $566 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$177 $586 No cancel fee 71%
JetBlue
$246 $598 No cancel fee 62%
Air Canada
$294 $713 No cancel fee 67%

Hourly flight availability from New York to Punta Cana

See what time of day planes typically take off from New York towards Punta Cana.
Morning 6 AM to noon 90% of NYC to PUJ departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 10% of NYC to PUJ departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 0% of NYC to PUJ departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of NYC to PUJ departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from New York to Punta Cana
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from New York to Punta Cana.
Sunday
5 daily flights
Monday
5 daily flights
Tuesday
5 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
5 daily flights
Friday
5 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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