There are 5 ways to get from Palmar Norte to Panama City by car, plane or bus

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

  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  •  9 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Palmar Norte to Ciudad Neily San Isidro de El General / ...
  2. Take the Panamá-Frontera from Frontera to Panama City Frontera-Panamá

$23 - $27

3 alternative options

Bus, bus to David, fly to Panama City  •  8 h 46 min

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

Bus to San Jose, fly to Panama City  •  10 h 6 min

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

$168 - $460

Drive  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Palmar Norte to Panama City 367.3 miles

$35 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Palmar Norte to Panama City is to bus and Panamá-Frontera which costs $22 - $28 and takes 9 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Palmar Norte to Panama City is to drive and fly which costs $50 - $270 and takes 7 h 11 min.

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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 9 h 33 min and costs $22 - $28.

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

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

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Panama City is 1 h ahead of Palmar Norte. It is currently 11:40 PM in Palmar Norte and 12:40 AM in Panama City.

Yes, the driving distance between Palmar Norte to Panama City is 588 km. It takes approximately 8 h 15 min 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 245+ hotels available in Panama City. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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

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

You can take a bus from Palmar Norte to Panama City via Ciudad Neily and Frontera in around 9 h 33 min.

Airlines
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from David to Panama City
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flights from San Jose to Panama City
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $750
Air Panama
Website
airpanama.com
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
Tracopa
Phone
+506 2775 0365, Whatsapp: +506 7298-3342
Email
info@tracopacr.com
Bus from Palmar Norte to Golfito
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tracopacr.com
Bus from Palmar Norte to San José Tracopa Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
tracopacr.com
Bus from Palmar Norte to Ciudad Neily
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tracopacr.com
Transgolfo
Bus from Golfito to Paso Canoas
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
yoviajocr.com
Padafront
Phone
+(507) 314-6228
Bus from Paso Canoas to David
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Transportes Blanco Térraba Sur
Phone
(506) 2783-4293
Bus from Palmar Norte to Ciudad Neily
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
terrabasur.com

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