There are 9 ways to get from Panama City to Manuel Antonio National Park by 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.

Recommended option

Bus Padafront  •  13 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Panama City to Paso Canoas Panama - Paso Canoas
  2. Take the bus from Paso Canoas to Quepos por Costanera / ...

$39 - $48

8 alternative options

Bus Tica Bus  •  17 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Panama Albrook to San Jose Terminal Tica Bus Tourist Panama - San Jose / ...
  2. Take the bus from San José to Manuel Antonio San Jose

$45 - $97

Bus Marvelus Bus & Shuttle  •  22 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Panama City to San José Panama City
  2. Take the bus from San José to Manuel Antonio San Jose

$80 - $84

Bus Expreso Panamá  •  23 h 52 min

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

$45 - $49

Drive  •  10 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Panama City to Manuel Antonio National Park 442.8 miles

$65 - $100

Fly Panama City to San Jose, bus  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Panama City (PTY) to San Jose (SJO) PTY - SJO
  2. Take the bus from San José to Manuel Antonio

$165 - $479

Fly Panama City Marcos A Gelabert to David, bus  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Panama City Marcos A Gelabert (PAC) to David (DAV) PAC - DAV
  2. Take the bus from David to Paso Canoas
  3. Take the bus from Paso Canoas to Quepos

Fly Panama City Marcos A Gelabert to San Jose, bus  •  8 h 52 min

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

$49 - $264

Fly Panama City to David, bus  •  10 h 9 min

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

What companies run services between Panama City, Panama and Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica?

You can take a bus from Panama City to Manuel Antonio National Park via Paso Canoas, Paso Canoas, and Quepos in around 13 h 11 min.

Airlines
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Panama City to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $750
Flights from Panama City to David
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Air Panama
Website
airpanama.com
Flights from Panama City Marcos A Gelabert to David
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $260
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
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
Bus operators
Padafront
Phone
+(507) 314-6228
Bus from Panama City to Paso Canoas
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Bus from David to Paso Canoas
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Tracopa
Phone
+506 2775 0365, Whatsapp: +506 7298-3342
Email
info@tracopacr.com
Bus from Paso Canoas to Quepos
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Schedules at
tracopacr.com
Bus from San José to Manuel Antonio
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
tracopacr.com
Tica Bus
Website
ticabus.com
Bus from Panama Albrook to San Jose Terminal Tica Bus
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Schedules at
ticabus.com
Marvelus Bus & Shuttle
Phone
+502 77620120
Email
marvelustravel@gmail.com
Website
marvelustravel.com
Bus from Panama City to San José
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75
Schedules at
marvelustravel.com
Book at
marvelustravel.com
Expreso Panamá
Phone
Tel.: (506) 2221.7694 Fax: (506) 2233.0439
Bus from Panama City to San José
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
expresopanama.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Panama City and Manuel Antonio National Park is 509 km. The road distance is 708 km.

The cheapest way to get from Panama City to Manuel Antonio National Park is to bus which costs $35 - $50 and takes 13 h 11 min.

The quickest way to get from Panama City to Manuel Antonio National Park is to fly and bus which takes 8 h 52 min and costs $45 - $270.

No, there is no direct bus from Panama City to Manuel Antonio National Park. However, there are services departing from Panama Albrook and arriving at Manuel Antonio via Tica Bus Office and San José. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 52 min.

It takes approximately 13 h 11 min to get from Panama City to Manuel Antonio National Park, including transfers.