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There are 6 ways to get from Montezuma to Panama City by ferry, 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.

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Ferry, bus  •  19 h 25 min

  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

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Bus Tica Bus  •  20 h 14 min

  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

4 alternative options

Bus Expreso Panamá  •  22 h 18 min

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

$53

Drive  •  15 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Montezuma to Panama City 632.8 miles

$95 - $140

Ferry, bus, fly to Panama City  •  9 h 6 min

  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, fly to Panama City Marcos A Gelabert  •  9 h 2 min

  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

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Montezuma to Panama City is to ferry and bus and fly which costs $90 - $380 and takes 9 h 2 min.

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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 20 h 14 min.

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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 19 h 25 min and costs $85 - $140.

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It takes approximately 19 h 25 min 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 quickest flight from San Jose Airport to Panama City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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Panama City is 1 h ahead of Montezuma. It is currently 1:07 AM in Montezuma and 2:07 AM in Panama City.

Map of how to get from Montezuma to Panama City.
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  • Distance: 383.2 miles
  • Duration: 19 h 25 min

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

You can take a bus from Montezuma to Panama City via San Jose and San Jose Terminal Tica Bus in around 20 h 14 min.

Airlines
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Panama City
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $750
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from San Jose to Panama City
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
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
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
Bus operators
Transportes Jacó
Phone
(506) 2290-2922
Email
info@transportesjacoruta655.com
Website
transportesjacoruta655.com
Bus from Jacó to San Jose
Ave. Duration
2 h
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
14 h
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
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
facebook.com
Ferry operators
Zuma Tours

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

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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 254+ hotels available in Panama City. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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