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There are 6 ways to get from Panama City to Puerto Armuelles by plane, bus, taxi or car

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Fly from Panama City Marcos A Gelabert, bus  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Panama City Marcos A Gelabert (PAC) to David (DAV) PAC - DAV
  2. Take the bus from David to Puerto Armuelles

$54 - $290

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Bus Terminales Panama David  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Panama City to David Panama City
  2. Take the bus from David to Puerto Armuelles

$17 - $24

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Fly from Panama City, bus  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Panama City (PTY) to David (DAV) PTY - DAV
  2. Take the bus from David to Puerto Armuelles

$184 - $385

Bus, taxi  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Panama City to Capira
  2. Take the bus from Capira to Santiago
  3. Take the bus from Santiago to Chiriquí
  4. Take a taxi from Chiriquí to Puerto Armuelles

$40 - $56

Bus Panachif  •  14 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Panama City to Santa Marta
  2. Take the bus from Santa Marta to Puerto Armuelles

$18 - $22

Drive  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Panama City to Puerto Armuelles 322.2 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Panama City to Puerto Armuelles is to bus which costs $16 - $24 and takes 9 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Panama City to Puerto Armuelles is to fly and bus which costs $50 - $290 and takes 4 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Panama City to Puerto Armuelles. However, there are services departing from Panama City and arriving at Puerto Armuelles via David. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 37 min.

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The distance between Panama City and Puerto Armuelles is 376 km. The road distance is 515.5 km.

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The best way to get from Panama City to Puerto Armuelles without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 8 h 55 min and costs $40 - $60.

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It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to get from Panama City to Puerto Armuelles, including transfers.

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Panama City to Puerto Armuelles bus services, operated by Terminales Panama David, 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 Puerto Armuelles bus services, operated by Panamá Regional Buses, arrive at Puerto Armuelles station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Panama City to Puerto Armuelles is 516 km. It takes approximately 7 h 16 min to drive from Panama City to Puerto Armuelles.

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  • Distance: 234.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 32 min

What companies run services between Panama City, Panama and Puerto Armuelles, Panama?

You can take a bus from Panama City to Puerto Armuelles via David in around 9 h 37 min.

Airlines
Air Panama
Website
airpanama.com
Flights from Panama City Marcos A Gelabert to David
Ave. Duration
38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Panama City to David
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Bus operators
Panamá Regional Buses
Bus from David to Puerto Armuelles
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Bus from Panama City to Capira
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Bus from Capira to Santiago
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Bus from Santiago to Chiriquí
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Bus from Santa Marta to Puerto Armuelles
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Panachif
Phone
Frontera 727-7054, Panamá 314-6885 Boletería, 314-6919
Website
transporte10pa.es.tl
Bus from Panama City to Capira
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
transporte10pa.es.tl
Bus from Capira to Santiago
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
transporte10pa.es.tl
Bus from Panama City to David
Ave. Duration
10 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
transporte10pa.es.tl
Bus from Panama City to Santa Marta
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $18
Schedules at
transporte10pa.es.tl
Terminales Panama David
Phone
+(507) 314 6228
Website
transporte10pa.es.tl
Bus from Panama City to David
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
transporte10pa.es.tl
Other operators
Taxi from Chiriquí to Puerto Armuelles
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Radio Taxi Cooperativa Taxistas Unidos
Phone
+507 775-0826
Website
pan.soopage.com
Coopetur
Phone
+507 6762-2274
Website
ipacoop.gob.pa

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

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There are five+ hotels available in Puerto Armuelles. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Panama City to Panama City Marcos A Gelabert Airport is to subway which takes 12 min and costs $1.

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