There are 7 ways to get from Panama City to Liberia Airport (LIR) by plane, bus or car

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Fly Panama City to Liberia  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Panama City (PTY) to Liberia (LIR) PTY - LIR

$205 - $1,675

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Bus via Cañas  •  19 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Panama Albrook to San Jose Terminal Tica Bus
  2. Take the bus from San Jose Terminal Transnorte de Upala to Cañas
  3. Take the bus from Cañas to Liberia - Terminal de Buses Municipal

$51 - $99

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Fly Panama City to San Jose, bus  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Panama City (PTY) to San Jose (SJO) PTY - SJO
  2. Take the bus from San Jose Airport to Liberia Airport

$516 - $806

Fly Panama City Marcos A Gelabert to San Jose, bus  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Panama City Marcos A Gelabert (PAC) to San Jose (SJO) PAC - SJO
  2. Take the bus from San Jose Airport to Liberia Airport

$400 - $591

Bus  •  18 h 56 min

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

$412 - $460

Bus Expreso Panamá  •  24 h 9 min

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

$412

Drive  •  14 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Panama City to Liberia Airport (LIR) 602.9 miles

$90 - $140

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Panama City to Liberia Airport (LIR). However, there are services departing from Panama Albrook and arriving at Liberia Airport via Tica Bus Office and San Jose Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 56 min.

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The distance between Panama City and Liberia Airport (LIR) is 683 km. The road distance is 964.6 km.

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The best way to get from Panama City to Liberia Airport (LIR) without a car is to bus which takes 18 h 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to get from Panama City to Liberia Airport (LIR), including transfers.

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Panama City to Liberia Airport (LIR) bus services, operated by Tica Bus, depart from Panama Albrook station.

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The best way to get from Panama City to Liberia Airport (LIR) is to fly which takes 4 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 18 h 56 min.

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The quickest flight from Panama City Airport to Liberia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Panama City to Liberia Airport (LIR) bus services, operated by Gray Line CR, arrive at Liberia Airport station.

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Liberia Airport (LIR) is 1 h behind Panama City. It is currently 2:29 PM in Panama City and 1:29 PM in Liberia Airport (LIR).

Yes, the driving distance between Panama City to Liberia Airport (LIR) is 965 km. It takes approximately 14 h 44 min to drive from Panama City to Liberia Airport (LIR).

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Map of how to get from Panama City to Liberia Airport (LIR).
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  • Distance: 427 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 30 min

What companies run services between Panama City, Panama and Liberia Airport (LIR), Costa Rica?

Copa Airlines flies from Panama City to Liberia Airport (LIR) twice a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Panama City to Liberia Airport (LIR) via San Jose Terminal Tica Bus, Tica Bus Office, Aeropuerto Internacional Juan Santamaría, and San Jose Airport in around 18 h 56 min.

Airlines
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Panama City to Liberia
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Panama City to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $750
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Panama City to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Air Panama
Website
airpanama.com
Flights from Panama City Marcos A Gelabert to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$29 - $220
Bus operators
Tica Bus
Website
ticabus.com
Bus from Panama Albrook to San Jose Terminal Tica Bus
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Schedules at
ticabus.com
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ticabus.com
Transnorte de Upala
Phone
506- 2221 3318
Email
info@caribeños.com
Bus from San Jose Terminal Transnorte de Upala to Cañas
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
grupocaribenos.com
Reyna del Campo
Bus from Cañas to Liberia - Terminal de Buses Municipal
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
reinadelcampo.com

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Copa Airlines offers flights from Panama City Airport to Liberia Airport.

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There are 277+ hotels available in Liberia Airport (LIR). Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Panama City to Panama City Airport is to shuttle which takes 50 min and costs .

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