There are 9 ways to get from Panama City to Santa Teresa by plane, car, bus or taxi

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 Panama City Marcos A Gelabert to Changuinola, drive  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Panama City Marcos A Gelabert (PAC) to Changuinola (CHX) PAC - CHX
  2. Drive from Changuinola to Santa Teresa

$67 - $290

Cheapest option

Bus, drive  •  15 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Albrook to Changuinola
  2. Drive from Bribri to Santa Teresa

$31 - $51

7 alternative options

Fly Panama City Marcos A Gelabert to David, drive, bus  •  7 h 12 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 Uvita

$84 - $334

Fly Panama City to David, drive, bus  •  8 h 12 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 Uvita

$214 - $429

Fly Panama City to San Jose, bus, taxi  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Panama City (PTY) to San Jose (SJO) PTY - SJO
  2. Take the bus from San Jose to San Gerardo de Dota
  3. Take a taxi from San Gerardo de Dota to Santa Teresa

$253 - $585

Fly Panama City Marcos A Gelabert to San Jose, bus  •  8 h 31 min

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

$137 - $370

Panamá-Frontera, bus  •  16 h 53 min

  1. Take the Panamá-Frontera from Panama City to Frontera Panamá-Frontera
  2. Take the bus from Ciudad Neilly to San Isidro del General Ciudad Neily

$56 - $65

Bus  •  22 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Panama City to San José Panama City
  2. Take the bus from San José to San Isidro de El General, Cantón Pérez Zeledón, Provincia San José, 11901, Costa Rica

$110 - $116

Drive  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Panama City to Santa Teresa 424.1 miles

$60 - $95

What companies run services between Panama City, Panama and Santa Teresa, San José, Costa Rica?

You can take a bus from Panama City to Santa Teresa via Frontera, Paso Canoas, Golfito, Golfito, Ciudad Neily, Ciudad Neilly, and San Isidro del General in around 16 h 53 min.

Airlines
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Panama City to David
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flights from Panama City to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $750
Air Panama
Website
airpanama.com
Flights from Panama City Marcos A Gelabert to Changuinola
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $230
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
Tracopa
Phone
+506 2775 0365, Whatsapp: +506 7298-3342
Email
info@tracopacr.com
Bus from Paso Canoas to Uvita
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
tracopacr.com
Bus from San Jose to San Gerardo de Dota
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tracopacr.com
Bus from Ciudad Neilly to San Isidro del General
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
tracopacr.com
Union de Buses Panama Changuinola
Phone
+(507) 303 6326
Bus from Albrook to Changuinola
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
On demand
Schedules at
grantnt.com
Panachif
Phone
Frontera 727-7054, Panamá 314-6885 Boletería, 314-6919
Website
transporte10pa.es.tl
Bus from Panama City to Frontera
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
transporte10pa.es.tl
Cinco Estrellas
Phone
+507 314-6285
Bus from Panama City to Paso Canoas
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
thebusschedule.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
MUSOC S.A.
Phone
2770-3533
Bus from San José to San Isidro de El General, Cantón Pérez Zeledón, Provincia San José, 11901, Costa Rica
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
sanjosecostarica.org
Other operators
Taxi from San Gerardo de Dota to Santa Teresa
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Panama City to Santa Teresa?

The distance between Panama City and Santa Teresa is 446 km. The road distance is 679 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Panama City to Santa Teresa?

The cheapest way to get from Panama City to Santa Teresa is to bus and drive which costs $30 - $55 and takes 15 h 41 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Panama City to Santa Teresa?

The quickest way to get from Panama City to Santa Teresa is to fly and drive and bus which takes 7 h 12 min and costs $80 - $340.

How long does it take to get from Panama City to Santa Teresa?

It takes approximately 9 h 27 min to get from Panama City to Santa Teresa, including transfers.