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There are 9 ways to get from Palmar Norte to Panama City by car, plane or bus

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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Drive to Changuinola, fly to Panama City Marcos A Gelabert  •  7h 11m

  1. Drive from Palmar Norte to Changuinola
  2. Fly from Changuinola (CHX) to Panama City Marcos A Gelabert (PAC) CHX - PAC

$52 - $265

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Bus, Panamá-Frontera  •  11h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Palmar Norte to Golfito Terminal Tracopa
  2. Take the Panamá-Frontera from Frontera to Panama City Frontera-Panamá / ...

$21 - $29

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Bus, Microbus to David, fly to Panama City Marcos A Gelabert  •  7h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Palmar Norte to Golfito
  2. Take the bus from Golfito to Paso Canoas
  3. Take the Microbus from Paso Canoas to David
  4. Fly from David (DAV) to Panama City Marcos A Gelabert (PAC) DAV - PAC

$58 - $286

Bus, Microbus to David, fly to Panama City  •  7h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Palmar Norte to Golfito
  2. Take the bus from Golfito to Paso Canoas
  3. Take the Microbus from Paso Canoas to David
  4. Fly from David (DAV) to Panama City (PTY) DAV - PTY

$187 - $390

Fly Palmar to Panama City  •  4h 53m

  1. Fly from Palmar (PMZ) to Panama City (PTY) PMZ - PTY

$145 - $478

Bus to San Jose, fly to Panama City  •  10h 11m

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

$169 - $461

Bus, Microbus  •  11h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Palmar Norte 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 Capira
  5. Take the bus from Capira to Panama City

$24 - $42

Bus  •  14h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Palmar Norte to Golfito
  2. Take the bus from Paso Canoas to Las Lajas
  3. Take the bus from Las Lajas to Panama City

Drive  •  8h 15m

  1. Drive from Palmar Norte to Panama City 367.3 miles

$35 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Palmar Norte to Panama City is to bus and Panamá-Frontera which costs $20 - $30 and takes 11h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Palmar Norte to Panama City is to fly which costs $140 - $480 and takes 4h 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Palmar Norte to Panama City. However, there are services departing from Palmar Norte and arriving at Panama City via Golfito and Frontera. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 2m.

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The distance between Palmar Norte and Panama City is 433 km. The road distance is 587.7 km.

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The best way to get from Palmar Norte to Panama City without a car is to bus and Panamá-Frontera which takes 11h 2m and costs $20 - $30.

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It takes approximately 7h 11m to get from Palmar Norte to Panama City, including transfers.

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Palmar Norte to Panama City bus services, operated by Tracopa, depart from Palmar Norte station.

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The best way to get from Palmar Norte to Panama City is to fly which takes 4h 53m and costs $140 - $480. Alternatively, you can bus and Panamá-Frontera, which costs $20 - $30 and takes 11h 2m.

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The quickest flight from Changuinola Airport to Panama City Marcos A Gelabert Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Palmar Norte to Panama City bus services, operated by Panachif, arrive at Panama City station.

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Map of how to get from Palmar Norte to Panama City.
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  • Distance: 270.4 miles
  • Duration: 7h 11m

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

SANSA and Copa Airlines fly from Palmar Norte to Panama City 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Palmar Norte to Panama City via Golfito, Golfito, Paso Canoas, and Frontera in around 11h 2m.

Airlines
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from David to Panama City
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flights from Palmar to Panama City via San Jose
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
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 Changuinola to Panama City Marcos A Gelabert
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $230
Flights from David to Panama City Marcos A Gelabert
Ave. Duration
43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
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
Tracopa
Phone
+506 2775 0365, Whatsapp: +506 7298-3342
Email
info@tracopacr.com
Bus from Palmar Norte to Golfito
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
tracopacr.com
Bus from Palmar Norte to San José Tracopa Terminal
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
tracopacr.com
Bus from Palmar Norte to Ciudad Neily
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tracopacr.com
Transgolfo
Bus from Golfito to Paso Canoas
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
yoviajocr.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
Bus from Las Lajas to Panama City
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
transporte10pa.es.tl
Panachif
Phone
Frontera 727-7054, Panamá 314-6885 Boletería, 314-6919
Website
transporte10pa.es.tl
Bus from Frontera to Panama City
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $17
Schedules at
transporte10pa.es.tl
Bus from Santiago to Capira
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
transporte10pa.es.tl
Bus from Capira to Panama City
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
transporte10pa.es.tl
Padafront
Phone
+(507) 314-6228
Bus from Paso Canoas to Panama City
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Bus from Paso Canoas to Las Lajas
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Bus from Las Lajas to Panama City
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Cinco Estrellas
Phone
+507 314-6285
Bus from Paso Canoas to Panama City
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Transportes Blanco Térraba Sur
Phone
(506) 2783-4293
Bus from Palmar Norte to Ciudad Neily
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
terrabasur.com
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 Capira
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Bus from Capira to Panama City
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com

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Panama City is 1h ahead of Palmar Norte. It is currently 1:47 AM in Palmar Norte and 2:47 AM in Panama City.

Yes, the driving distance between Palmar Norte to Panama City is 588 km. It takes approximately 8h 15m to drive from Palmar Norte to Panama City.

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Air Panama offers flights from Changuinola Airport to Panama City Marcos A Gelabert Airport.

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

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