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There are 8 ways to get from Montezuma to Panama City by plane, ferry, bus or car

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Fly Tambor to Panama City  •  4h 16m

  1. Fly from Tambor (TMU) to Panama City (PTY) TMU - PTY

$185 - $654

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Bus Tica Bus  •  20h 14m

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

$51 - $101

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Fly Tambor to Panama City Marcos A Gelabert  •  18h 5m

  1. Fly from Tambor (TMU) to Panama City Marcos A Gelabert (PAC) TMU - PAC

$71 - $380

Ferry, bus to San Jose, fly to Panama City  •  9h 6m

  1. Take the ferry from Montezuma to Jacó
  2. Take the bus from Jacó to San Jose
  3. Fly from San Jose (SJO) to Panama City (PTY) SJO - PTY

$191 - $481

Ferry, bus to San Jose, fly to Panama City Marcos A Gelabert  •  9h 2m

  1. Take the ferry from Montezuma to Jacó
  2. Take the bus from Jacó to San Jose
  3. Fly from San Jose (SJO) to Panama City Marcos A Gelabert (PAC) SJO - PAC

$92 - $377

Ferry, bus  •  19h 25m

  1. Take the ferry from Montezuma to Jacó
  2. Take the bus from Jacó to San Jose
  3. Take the bus from San Jose Terminal Tica Bus to Panama Albrook

$85 - $135

Bus Expreso Panamá  •  22h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Montezuma to San Jose
  2. Take the bus from San José to Panama City San Jose-Panama

$53

Drive  •  15h 52m

  1. Drive from Montezuma to Panama City 632.8 miles

$95 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Montezuma to Panama City is to bus which costs $53 and takes 22h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Montezuma to Panama City is to fly which costs $180 - $700 and takes 4h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Montezuma to Panama City. However, there are services departing from Montezuma and arriving at Panama Albrook via San Jose Terminal Tica Bus. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 14m.

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The distance between Montezuma and Panama City is 613 km. The road distance is 1012.5 km.

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The best way to get from Montezuma to Panama City without a car is to ferry and bus which takes 19h 25m and costs $85 - $140.

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It takes approximately 4h 16m to get from Montezuma to Panama City, including transfers.

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Montezuma to Panama City bus services, operated by Transportes Cóbano, depart from Montezuma station.

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The best way to get from Montezuma to Panama City is to fly which takes 4h 16m and costs $180 - $700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $110 and takes 20h 14m.

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There is no direct flight from Tambor Airport to Panama City Airport. The quickest flight takes 8h 47m and has one stopover.

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Montezuma to Panama City bus services, operated by Tica Bus, arrive at Panama Albrook station.

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Map of how to get from Montezuma to Panama City.
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  • Distance: 383.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 16m

What companies run services between Montezuma, Costa Rica and Panama City, Panama?

SANSA and Copa Airlines fly from Montezuma to Panama City every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Montezuma to Panama City via San Jose and San Jose Terminal Tica Bus in around 20h 14m.

Airlines
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Tambor to Panama City via San Jose
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Tambor to Panama City via Liberia
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from San Jose to Panama City
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $750
Air Panama
Website
airpanama.com
Flights from Tambor to Panama City Marcos A Gelabert via San Jose
Ave. Duration
17h 46m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from Tambor to Panama City Marcos A Gelabert via Liberia, San Jose
Ave. Duration
22h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $380
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
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
Bus operators
Transportes Jacó
Phone
(506) 2290-2922
Email
info@transportesjacoruta655.com
Website
transportesjacoruta655.com
Bus from Jacó to San Jose
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
transportesjacoruta655.com
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
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Transportes Cóbano
Phone
+506 2642 1112
Email
usuariotranscobano@gmail.com
Bus from Montezuma to San Jose
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
facebook.com
Ferry operators
Zuma Tours

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Panama City is 1h ahead of Montezuma. It is currently 7:41 AM in Montezuma and 8:41 AM in Panama City.

Yes, the driving distance between Montezuma to Panama City is 1012 km. It takes approximately 15h 52m to drive from Montezuma to Panama City.

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SANSA and Copa Airlines offer flights from Tambor Airport to Panama City Airport.

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There are 265+ hotels available in Panama City. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Montezuma to Tambor Airport is to taxi which takes 24m and costs $24 - $30.

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