There are 7 ways to get from Panama City to San Blas by plane, bus, taxi or car

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

Fly to Puerto Vallarta, bus, taxi  •  11 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Panama City (PTY) to Puerto Vallarta (PVR) PTY - PVR
  2. Take the bus from Puerto Vallarta to Rincón de Guayabitos
  3. Take a taxi from Rincón de Guayabitos to San Blas

$317 - $1,022

Cheapest option

Bus, taxi  •  3 days 5 h

  1. Take the bus from Panama Albrook to San Jose Terminal Tica Bus
  2. Take the bus from San José to San Salvador Terminal San Benito
  3. Take the bus from San Salvador to Tapachula
  4. Take the bus from Tapachula to México Central Norte
  5. Take the bus from Mexico to Tepic
  6. Take a taxi from Tepic to San Blas

$255 - $408

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Fly to Guadalajara, bus, taxi  •  11 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Panama City (PTY) to Guadalajara (GDL) PTY - GDL
  2. Take the bus from Zapopan to Tepic
  3. Take a taxi from Tepic to San Blas

$349 - $629

Fly to Mazatlan, bus, taxi  •  14 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Panama City (PTY) to Mazatlan (MZT) PTY - MZT
  2. Take the bus from Mazatlán to Penas
  3. Take a taxi from Penas to San Blas

$364 - $1,240

Fly to Tepic, taxi  •  10 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Panama City (PTY) to Tepic (TPQ) PTY - TPQ
  2. Take a taxi from Tepic to San Blas

$602 - $1,708

Bus, taxi via Zapopan  •  3 days 4 h

  1. Take the bus from Panama Albrook to San Jose Terminal Tica Bus
  2. Take the bus from San José to San Salvador Terminal San Benito
  3. Take the bus from San Salvador to Tapachula
  4. Take the bus from Tapachula to Puebla CAPU
  5. Take the bus from Puebla to Zapopan
  6. Take the bus from Zapopan to Tepic
  7. Take a taxi from Tepic to San Blas

$270 - $450

Drive  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Drive from Panama City to San Blas 2565.6 miles

$340 - $500

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Panama City to San Blas is to bus and taxi which costs $250 - $410 and takes 3 days 5 h.

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The quickest way to get from Panama City to San Blas is to fly and taxi which costs $600 - $1,800 and takes 10 h 42 min.

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The distance between Panama City and San Blas is 3089 km. The road distance is 4105 km.

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It takes approximately 11 h 5 min to get from Panama City to San Blas, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Panama City Airport to Puerto Vallarta Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 52 min.

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San Blas is 2 h behind Panama City. It is currently 10:05 PM in Panama City and 9:05 PM in San Blas.

Yes, the driving distance between Panama City to San Blas is 4105 km. It takes approximately 2 days 5 h to drive from Panama City to San Blas.

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Copa Airlines and Aeroméxico offer flights from Panama City Airport to Puerto Vallarta Airport.

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There are 12+ hotels available in San Blas. Prices start at $37 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Panama City to Panama City Airport is to shuttle which takes 45 min and costs $75.

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Map of how to get from Panama City to San Blas.
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  • Distance: 1930.4 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 5 min

What companies run services between Panama City, Panama and San Blas, Nayarit, Mexico?

There is no direct connection from Panama City to San Blas. However, you can take the shuttle to Panama City Airport, take the walk to Panama City airport, fly to Puerto Vallarta, take the bus to Rincón de Guayabitos, then take the taxi to San Blas. Alternatively, you can take the shuttle to Panama City Airport, take the walk to Panama City airport, fly to Guadalajara, take the walk to Aeropuerto Guadalajara GDL, take the bus to Guadalajara, take the bus to Zapopan, take the bus to Tepic, then take the taxi to San Blas.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Panama City to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Panama City to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $950
Flights from Panama City to Guadalajara via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $800
Flights from Panama City to Guadalajara via Cancun
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $600
Flights from Panama City to Mazatlan via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Panama City to Mazatlan via Cancun, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
11 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Panama City to Mazatlan via Monterrey, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
14 h 21 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Panama City to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Panama City to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Panama City to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $950
Flights from Panama City to Guadalajara via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $950
Flights from Panama City to Mazatlan via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Panama City to Mazatlan via Cancun, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
11 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Aeromar
Website
aeromar.com.mx
Flights from Panama City to Tepic via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,700
Flights from Panama City to Tepic via San Salvador, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Panama City to Tepic via Bogota, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,000
Flights from Panama City to Tepic via Miami, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
13 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $2,400
Flights from Panama City to Tepic via Cancun, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
11 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Panama City to Guadalajara via Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $750
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Panama City to Mazatlan via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 56 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Bus operators
Compostela
Website
rivieranayarit.com.mx
Bus from Puerto Vallarta to Rincón de Guayabitos
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sayulitalife.com
TAP
Website
tap.com.mx
Bus from Zapopan to Tepic
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$15 - $22
Bus from Mazatlán to Penas
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$17 - $24
Bus from Mexico to Tepic
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$40 - $55
TAP Royal International
Phone
USA: (602) 273 3544 MÉXICO: 01800 0011 827
Email
contact@taproyal.com
Website
taproyal.com
Bus from Zapopan to Tepic
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
taproyal.com
Bus from Mazatlán to Penas
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
taproyal.com
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
Bus from San José to San Salvador Terminal San Benito
Ave. Duration
20 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
ticabus.com
Book at
ticabus.com
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Tapachula to Puebla CAPU
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$50 - $75
Economy
$40 - $65
Bus from Tapachula to México Central Norte
Ave. Duration
18 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$55 - $80
Economy
$45 - $75
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Puebla to Zapopan
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$40 - $65
Full Fare
$50 - $75
Omnibus de Mexico
Website
odm.com.mx
Bus from Mexico City North Bus to Tepic
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Other operators
Taxi from Rincón de Guayabitos to San Blas
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Estimated price
$30 - $45

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