There are 6 ways to get from Granada to Panama City by plane, car or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Managua (MGA) to Panama City (PTY) MGA - PTY

$225 - $415

Cheapest option

Drive, bus  •  23 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Granada to Peñas Blancas
  2. Take the bus from Peñas Blancas to Liberia
  3. Take the bus from Liberia - Terminal de Buses Municipal to Cañas
  4. Take the bus from Cañas to San Jose Terminal Transnorte de Upala
  5. Take the bus from San Jose Terminal Tica Bus to Panama Albrook

$64 - $118

4 alternative options

Bus  •  26 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Managua to San José
  2. Take the bus from San Jose Terminal Tica Bus to Panama Albrook Tourist San Jose - Panama / ...

$68 - $141

Bus via Masaya  •  26 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Managua, Managua to Cantón San José, Provincia San José, Costa Rica
  2. Take the bus from San Jose Terminal Tica Bus to Panama Albrook Tourist San Jose - Panama / ...

$65 - $115

Bus Expreso Panamá  •  33 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Jinotepe to Rivas
  2. Take the bus from Rivas to San José
  3. Take the bus from San José to Panama City

Drive  •  16 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Granada to Panama City 700 miles

$95 - $140

What companies run services between Granada, Nicaragua and Panama City, Panama?

Copa Airlines flies from Granada to Panama City 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Granada to Panama City via Managua Mercado Huembes, Managua, San José, and San Jose Terminal Tica Bus in around 26 h 31 min.

Airlines
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Managua to Panama City
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Bus operators
Grupo Tranbasa
Bus from Peñas Blancas to Liberia
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
grupotranbasa.com
Reyna del Campo
Bus from Liberia - Terminal de Buses Municipal to Cañas
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
reinadelcampo.com
Transnorte de Upala
Phone
506- 2221 3318
Email
info@caribeños.com
Bus from Cañas to San Jose Terminal Transnorte de Upala
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
grupocaribenos.com
Tica Bus
Website
ticabus.com
Bus from San Jose Terminal Tica Bus to Panama Albrook
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Schedules at
ticabus.com
Nica Bus
Phone
(506) 2221-2679, (506) 2221-2581
Bus from Managua, Managua to Cantón San José, Provincia San José, Costa Rica
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
nicabus.com.ni
Horario De Buses
Website
thebusschedule.com
Bus from Jinotepe to Rivas
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Marvelus Bus & Shuttle
Phone
+502 77620120
Email
marvelustravel@gmail.com
Website
marvelustravel.com
Bus from Rivas to San José
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
marvelustravel.com
Book at
marvelustravel.com
Expreso Panamá
Phone
Tel.: (506) 2221.7694 Fax: (506) 2233.0439
Bus from San José to Panama City
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
expresopanama.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Granada and Panama City is 776 km. The road distance is 1120 km.

The cheapest way to get from Granada to Panama City is to bus which costs $65 - $120 and takes 26 h 57 min.

The quickest way to get from Granada to Panama City is to fly which takes 5 h 35 min and costs $220 - $420.

No, there is no direct bus from Granada to Panama City. However, there are services departing from Granada and arriving at Panama Albrook via Masaya, Managua, Managua and San Jose Terminal Tica Bus. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 57 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 35 min to get from Granada to Panama City, including transfers.