There are 7 ways to get from Manuel Antonio National Park to Panama Canal by taxi, bus, car or plane

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

Taxi, bus  •  17 h 22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manuel Antonio National Park to San Jose Terminal Tica Bus
  2. Take the bus from San Jose Terminal Tica Bus to Panama Albrook Tourist San Jose / ...

$209 - $292

Cheapest option

Bus, bus to Changuinola, fly to Panama City Marcos A Gelabert  •  12 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Quepos to San José
  2. Take the bus from San José to Limón
  3. Take the bus from Limón to Sixaola
  4. Fly from Changuinola (CHX) to Panama City Marcos A Gelabert (PAC) CHX - PAC

$54 - $262

5 alternative options

Bus Expreso Panamá  •  21 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Manuel Antonio to San José Tracopa Terminal Manuel Antonio
  2. Take the bus from San José to Panama City San Jose-Panama

$55 - $62

Bus Marvelus Bus & Shuttle  •  22 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Manuel Antonio to San José Tracopa Terminal Manuel Antonio
  2. Take the bus from San José to Panama City San Jose

$69 - $76

Drive  •  10 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Manuel Antonio National Park to Panama Canal 433.5 miles

$65 - $95

Bus to San Jose, fly to Panama City  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Manuel Antonio to San José Tracopa Terminal
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJO) to Panama City (PTY) SJO - PTY

$136 - $431

Bus to San Jose, fly to Panama City Marcos A Gelabert  •  9 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Manuel Antonio to San José Tracopa Terminal
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJO) to Panama City Marcos A Gelabert (PAC) SJO - PAC

$71 - $362

Questions & Answers

The distance between Manuel Antonio National Park and Panama Canal is 491 km. The road distance is 693.6 km.

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The best way to get from Manuel Antonio National Park to Panama Canal without a car is to taxi and bus which takes 17 h 22 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 17 h 22 min to get from Manuel Antonio National Park to Panama Canal, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from San Jose Airport to Panama City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manuel Antonio National Park to Panama Canal is 694 km. It takes approximately 10 h 16 min to drive from Manuel Antonio National Park to Panama Canal.

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Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A., Iberia and Copa Airlines offer flights from San Jose Airport to Panama City Airport.

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There are 228+ hotels available in Panama Canal. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manuel Antonio National Park to Panama Canal.
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  • Distance: 306.6 miles
  • Duration: 17 h 22 min

What companies run services between Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica and Panama Canal, Panama?

You can take a bus from Manuel Antonio National Park to Panama Canal via Manuel Antonio, San José Tracopa Terminal, San José, Panama City, and Gamboa in around 21 h 29 min.

Airlines
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Panama City
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $750
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from San Jose to Panama City
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $650
Air Panama
Website
airpanama.com
Flights from San Jose to Panama City Marcos A Gelabert
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Changuinola to Panama City Marcos A Gelabert
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $230
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from San Jose to Panama City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Bus operators
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
Tracopa
Transportes Delio Morales
Phone
+506 89221705, 85495010
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Quepos to San José
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
southerncostarica.biz
Grupo Caribeños
Phone
(506) 2222-0610
Email
info@caribeños.com
Website
grupocaribenos.net
Bus from San José to Limón
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
grupocaribenos.net
Autotransportes MEPE
Other operators
Taxi from Manuel Antonio National Park to San Jose Terminal Tica Bus
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180

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