There are 5 ways to get from Puerto Jiménez to Panama City by car, plane, ferry, bus or taxi

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Drive to Changuinola, fly to Panama City Marcos A Gelabert  •  7 h 57 min

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

$54 - $269

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Taxi, Panamá-Frontera  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Puerto Jiménez to Frontera
  2. Take the Panamá-Frontera from Frontera to Panama City Frontera-Panamá

$39 - $46

3 alternative options

Private Water Taxi, bus, bus to David, fly to Panama City Marcos A Gelabert  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Take the Private Water Taxi from Puerto Jiménez to Golfito
  2. Take the bus from Golfito to Paso Canoas
  3. Take the bus from Paso Canoas to David
  4. Fly from David (DAV) to Panama City Marcos A Gelabert (PAC) DAV - PAC

Private Water Taxi, bus, bus to David, fly to Panama City  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the Private Water Taxi from Puerto Jiménez to Golfito
  2. Take the bus from Golfito to Paso Canoas
  3. Take the bus from Paso Canoas to David
  4. Fly from David (DAV) to Panama City (PTY) DAV - PTY

Drive  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Puerto Jiménez to Panama City 394.5 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Puerto Jiménez to Panama City is to taxi and Panamá-Frontera which costs $35 - $50 and takes 9 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puerto Jiménez to Panama City is to drive and fly which costs $50 - $270 and takes 7 h 57 min.

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The distance between Puerto Jiménez and Panama City is 419 km. The road distance is 631.1 km.

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The best way to get from Puerto Jiménez to Panama City without a car is to taxi and Panamá-Frontera which takes 9 h 14 min and costs $35 - $50.

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It takes approximately 7 h 57 min to get from Puerto Jiménez to Panama City, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Changuinola Airport to Panama City Marcos A Gelabert Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Panama City is 1 h ahead of Puerto Jiménez. It is currently 12:56 AM in Puerto Jiménez and 1:56 AM in Panama City.

Yes, the driving distance between Puerto Jiménez to Panama City is 631 km. It takes approximately 9 h 1 min to drive from Puerto Jiménez to Panama City.

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

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There are 245+ hotels available in Panama City. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Puerto Jiménez to Panama City.
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  • Distance: 262 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 57 min

What companies run services between Puerto Jiménez, Costa Rica and Panama City, Panama?

There is no direct connection from Puerto Jiménez to Panama City. However, you can take the drive to Changuinola airport, fly to Panama City Marcos A Gelabert, take the walk to Albrook, then take the subway to Panama City. Alternatively, you can take the Private Water Taxi to Golfito, take the walk to Golfito, take the bus to Paso Canoas, take the bus to David, take the taxi to David airport, fly to Panama City Marcos A Gelabert, take the walk to Albrook, then take the subway to Panama City.

Airlines
Air Panama
Website
airpanama.com
Flights from Changuinola to Panama City Marcos A Gelabert
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $230
Flights from David to Panama City Marcos A Gelabert
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from David to Panama City
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Bus operators
Transgolfo
Bus from Golfito to Paso Canoas
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
yoviajocr.com
Padafront
Phone
+(507) 314-6228
Bus from Paso Canoas to David
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Ferry operators
Sol de Osa
Phone
506 8632-8150 (English), 506 2735-5719 (Español)
Email
reservations@soldeosa.com
Website
soldeosa.com
Ferry from Puerto Jiménez to Golfito
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$90
Schedules at
soldeosa.com
Other operators
Taxi from Puerto Jiménez to Frontera
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Estimated price
$24 - $29

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