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There are 5 ways to get from Puerto Cabezas to Coiba by bus 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.

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Bus, travel via Muy Muy

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Cabezas to Muy Muy
  2. Take the bus from Boaco to Managua
  3. Take the bus from Managua to San José
  4. Take the bus from San José to David
  5. Take the bus from David to Las Lajas
  6. Travel from Las Lajas to Coiba

4 alternative options

Bus, travel

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Cabezas to Terminal de Buses Rigoberto Cabezas Managua
  2. Take the bus from Managua to San José
  3. Take the bus from San José to David
  4. Take the bus from David to Las Lajas
  5. Travel from Las Lajas to Coiba

Bus, travel #2

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Cabezas to Terminal de Buses Rigoberto Cabezas Managua
  2. Take the bus from Managua to San José Terminal Tica Bus
  3. Take the bus from San José to David
  4. Take the bus from David to Las Lajas
  5. Travel from Las Lajas to Coiba

Fly to David, travel

  1. Fly from Puerto Cabezas (PUZ) to David (DAV)
  2. Travel from David to Coiba

Fly to Panama City, bus, travel

  1. Fly from Puerto Cabezas (PUZ) to Panama City (PTY)
  2. Take the bus from Panama City to Santiago
  3. Take the bus from Santiago to Puerto Vidal
  4. Travel from Puerto Vidal to Coiba

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Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Panama

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Last updated: September 22 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The distance between Puerto Cabezas and Coiba is 751 km.

The best way to get from Puerto Cabezas to Coiba without a car is to bus and travel via Muy Muy which takes 32h 15m and costs .

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It takes approximately 32h 15m to get from Puerto Cabezas to Coiba, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Puerto Cabezas Airport to David Airport. The quickest flight takes 25h 37m and has two stopovers.

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Nicaragüense de Aviación and Copa Airlines offer flights from Puerto Cabezas Airport to David Airport.

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Map of how to get from Puerto Cabezas to Coiba.
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  • Distance: 751.1 km
  • Duration: 32h 15m

What companies run services between Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua and Coiba, Veraguas, Panama?

There is no direct connection from Puerto Cabezas to Coiba. However, you can take the bus to Muy Muy, take the taxi to Boaco, take the bus to Managua, take the walk to Managua, take the bus to San José, take the bus to David, take the bus to Las Lajas, then take the travel to Coiba. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Terminal de Buses Rigoberto Cabezas Managua, take the taxi to Managua, take the bus to San José, take the bus to David, take the bus to Las Lajas, then take the travel to Coiba.

Airlines
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Puerto Cabezas to David via Managua, Panama City
Ave. Duration
19h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Puerto Cabezas to Panama City via Managua
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Bus operators
Buses Públicos Nicaragua
Bus from Puerto Cabezas to Muy Muy
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
horariodebuses.com
Bus from Puerto Cabezas to Terminal de Buses Rigoberto Cabezas Managua
Ave. Duration
23h 59m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
horariodebuses.com
COTRAN R.L.
Phone
+505 2263 0288
Bus from Boaco to Managua
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
facebook.com
Nica Bus
Phone
(506) 2221-2679, (506) 2221-2581
Bus from Managua to San José
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
nicabus.com.ni
Tracopa
Panama Local Buses
Bus from David to Las Lajas
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
horariodebuses.com
Bus from Panama City to Santiago
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
horariodebuses.com

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