There are 7 ways to get from Panama City to Manuel Antonio National Park by bus, taxi, car or plane

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Bus, taxi  •  16 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Panama Albrook to San Jose Terminal Tica Bus Tourist Panama / ...
  2. Take a taxi from San Jose Terminal Tica Bus to Manuel Antonio National Park

$180 - $268

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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 Tracopa Terminal to Manuel Antonio

$49 - $263

5 alternative options

Bus  •  22 h 25 min

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

$59 - $62

Drive  •  10 h 28 min

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

$65 - $100

Fly Panama City Marcos A Gelabert to David, drive, bus  •  7 h 39 min

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

$51 - $292

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 Tracopa Terminal to Manuel Antonio

$165 - $478

Fly Panama City to David, drive, bus  •  8 h 41 min

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

$181 - $387

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The cheapest way to get from Panama City to Manuel Antonio National Park is to bus which costs $59 - $62 and takes 22 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Panama City to Manuel Antonio National Park is to fly and drive and bus which costs $50 - $300 and takes 7 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Panama City to Manuel Antonio National Park. However, there are services departing from Panama City and arriving at Manuel Antonio via San José Tracopa Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 25 min.

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The distance between Panama City and Manuel Antonio National Park is 509 km. The road distance is 708.5 km.

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The best way to get from Panama City to Manuel Antonio National Park without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 16 h 47 min and costs $180 - $270.

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It takes approximately 16 h 47 min to get from Panama City to Manuel Antonio National Park, including transfers.

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Panama City to Manuel Antonio National Park bus services, operated by Marvelus Bus & Shuttle, depart from Panama City station.

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The quickest flight from Panama City Marcos A Gelabert Airport to David Airport is the direct flight which takes 35 min.

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Panama City to Manuel Antonio National Park bus services, operated by Tracopa, arrive at Manuel Antonio station.

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Manuel Antonio National Park is 1 h behind Panama City. It is currently 6:11 PM in Panama City and 5:11 PM in Manuel Antonio National Park.

Yes, the driving distance between Panama City to Manuel Antonio National Park is 708 km. It takes approximately 10 h 28 min to drive from Panama City to Manuel Antonio National Park.

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

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Map of how to get from Panama City to Manuel Antonio National Park.
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  • Distance: 318.1 miles
  • Duration: 16 h 47 min

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 San José, San José Tracopa Terminal, and Manuel Antonio in around 22 h 25 min.

Airlines
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Panama City to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $750
Flights from Panama City to David
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 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
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
Book at
ticabus.com
Tracopa
Phone
+506 2775 0365, Whatsapp: +506 7298-3342
Email
info@tracopacr.com
Bus from San José Tracopa Terminal to Manuel Antonio
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tracopacr.com
Bus from Paso Canoas to Quepos
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
tracopacr.com
Other operators
Taxi from San Jose Terminal Tica Bus to Manuel Antonio National Park
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Taxis Coopeirazú
Phone
+506 2254 3211
Taxis Tibás
Phone
+506 2235 9966

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