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There are 9 ways to get from Manuel Antonio National Park to Panama Canal by 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

Bus, Microbus  •  13h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Dominical to Ciudad Neily
  2. Take the Microbus from Paso Canoas to David
  3. Take the bus from David to Cerro Redondo
  4. Take the bus from Santiago to Nuevo Arraiján

$92 - $121

Cheapest option

Fly Quepos to Panama City Marcos A Gelabert  •  21h 5m

  1. Fly from Quepos (XQP) to Panama City Marcos A Gelabert (PAC) XQP - PAC

$37 - $233

7 alternative options

Bus Tica Bus  •  20h 32m

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

$56 - $112

Bus Expreso Panamá  •  21h 29m

  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

$56 - $62

Bus Marvelus Bus & Shuttle  •  22h 14m

  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

$70 - $76

Drive  •  10h 16m

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

$65 - $95

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

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

$137 - $431

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

  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

$72 - $362

Fly Quepos to Panama City  •  8h 5m

  1. Fly from Quepos (XQP) to Panama City (PTY) XQP - PTY

$102 - $382

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manuel Antonio National Park to Panama Canal is to bus which costs $55 - $65 and takes 21h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Manuel Antonio National Park to Panama Canal is to fly which costs $100 - $390 and takes 8h 5m.

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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 bus and Microbus which takes 13h 59m and costs $90 - $130.

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It takes approximately 13h 59m to get from Manuel Antonio National Park to Panama Canal, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Manuel Antonio National Park to Panama Canal is to bus and Microbus which takes 13h 59m and costs $90 - $130. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $100 - $390 and takes 8h 5m.

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

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

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

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There are 245+ hotels available in Panama Canal. Prices start at $27 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: 13h 59m

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 Dominical, Ciudad Neily, Paso Canoas, David, Cerro Redondo, Santiago, and Nuevo Arraiján in around 13h 59m. Alternatively, SANSA, Copa Airlines and Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. fly from Manuel Antonio National Park to Panama Canal every 3 hours.

Airlines
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Panama City
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $750
Flights from Quepos to Panama City via San Jose
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Air Panama
Website
airpanama.com
Flights from San Jose to Panama City Marcos A Gelabert
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Quepos to Panama City Marcos A Gelabert via San Jose
Ave. Duration
19h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $220
Flights from Quepos to Panama City Marcos A Gelabert via Liberia, San Jose
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from San Jose to Panama City
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Quepos to Panama City via San Jose
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Bus operators
Transportes Blanco Térraba Sur
Phone
(506) 2783-4293
Bus from Dominical to Ciudad Neily
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
terrabasur.com
Terminales Panama David
Phone
+(507) 314 6228
Website
transporte10pa.es.tl
Bus from Paso Canoas to David
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
transporte10pa.es.tl
Panamá Regional Buses
Bus from David to Cerro Redondo
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Bus from Santiago to Nuevo Arraiján
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Transportes Delio Morales
Phone
+506 89221705, 85495010
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Quepos to San José
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
southerncostarica.biz
Tica Bus
Website
ticabus.com
Bus from San Jose Terminal Tica Bus to Panama Albrook
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Schedules at
ticabus.com
Book at
ticabus.com
Tracopa

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