There are 4 ways to get from Guatemala City to Panama City by plane, bus or car

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 58 min

  1. Fly from Guatemala City (GUA) to Panama City (PTY) GUA - PTY

$175 - $675

Cheapest option

Bus  •  40 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Guatemala City to San Salvador
  2. Take the bus from San Salvador Hotel Sheraton Presidente to San José Terminal 7-10
  3. Take the bus from San Jose Terminal Tica Bus to Panama Albrook

$119 - $178

2 alternative options

Bus via Managua, Managua  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the bus from Guatemala City Terminal Galgos Internacional to San Salvador
  2. Take the bus from San Salvador to Managua
  3. Take the bus from Managua, Managua to Cantón San José, Provincia San José, Costa Rica
  4. Take the bus from San José to Panama City

$133 - $194

Drive  •  27 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Guatemala City to Panama City 1177.6 miles

$130 - $200

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Guatemala City to Panama City is to bus which costs $130 - $200 and takes 2 days 2 h.

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The quickest way to get from Guatemala City to Panama City is to fly which takes 5 h 58 min and costs $170 - $700.

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The distance between Guatemala City and Panama City is 1351 km. The road distance is 1884 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 58 min to get from Guatemala City to Panama City, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Guatemala City, Guatemala and Panama City, Panama?

Copa Airlines and Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. fly from Guatemala City to Panama City every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Guatemala City to Panama City via San Salvador, San Salvador Hotel Sheraton Presidente, San José Terminal 7-10, and San Jose Terminal Tica Bus in around 40 h 48 min.

Airlines
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Panama City
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Guatemala City to Panama City via San Jose
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Panama City via San Salvador
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,200
Flights from Guatemala City to Panama City via San Jose
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,200
Bus operators
Autobuses FDN
Phone
+502 79477070, +502 22513817, Whatsapp: +502 47397438
Email
info@transportesfuentedelnorte.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Guatemala City to San Salvador
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Schedules at
lineadorada.info
Transporte del SOL
Website
transportedelsol.com
Bus from San Salvador Hotel Sheraton Presidente to San José Terminal 7-10
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65
Schedules at
transportedelsol.com
Tica Bus
Website
ticabus.com
Bus from San Jose Terminal Tica Bus to Panama Albrook
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Schedules at
ticabus.com
Book at
ticabus.com
Trans Galgos Inter
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

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