There are 5 ways to get from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Bocas Del Toro by bus, ferry, bus and ferry, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus, Local Bus, ferry  •  3 h

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Sixaola
  2. Take the bus from Sixaola to Changuinola
  3. Take the Local Bus from Changuinola to Almirante
  4. Take the ferry from Almirante to Bocas del Toro

$11 - $13

Cheapest option

Drive, ferry  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Almirante
  2. Take the ferry from Almirante to Bocas del Toro

$11 - $13

3 alternative options

Bus and ferry  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Bocas Del Toro Caribe Shuttle

$33

Fly  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Changuinola (CHX) to Bocas Del Toro (BOC) CHX - BOC

$38 - $274

Shuttle  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Bocas Del Toro Shuttle Transport

$40

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The cheapest way to get from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Bocas Del Toro is to drive and ferry which costs $10 - $13 and takes 1 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Bocas Del Toro is to drive and ferry which costs $10 - $13 and takes 1 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca and arriving at Bocas Del Toro. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h.

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The distance between Puerto Viejo de Talamanca and Bocas Del Toro is 66 km.

The best way to get from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Bocas Del Toro without a car is to bus and Local Bus and ferry which takes 3 h and costs $11 - $14.

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It takes approximately 3 h to get from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Bocas Del Toro, including transfers.

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Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Bocas Del Toro bus services, operated by Caribe Shuttle, depart from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca station.

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There is no direct flight from Changuinola Airport to Bocas Del Toro Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Bocas Del Toro bus services, operated by Caribe Shuttle, arrive at Bocas Del Toro station.

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Bocas Del Toro is 1 h ahead of Puerto Viejo de Talamanca. It is currently 11:42 PM in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca and 12:42 AM in Bocas Del Toro.

Map of how to get from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Bocas Del Toro.
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  • Distance: 41.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h

What companies run services between Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica and Bocas Del Toro, Panama?

Air Panama flies from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Bocas Del Toro twice daily.

Airlines
Air Panama
Website
airpanama.com
Flights from Changuinola to Bocas Del Toro via Panama City Marcos A Gelabert
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Bus operators
Autotransportes MEPE
Phone
2257-8129, 2758-1572
Website
mepecr.com
Bus from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Sixaola
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
mepecr.com
Panamá Regional Buses
Bus from Sixaola to Changuinola
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Local Bus
Bus from Changuinola to Almirante
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Marvelus Bus & Shuttle
Phone
+502 77620120
Email
marvelustravel@gmail.com
Website
marvelustravel.com
Shuttle from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Bocas Del Toro
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
marvelustravel.com
Ferry operators
Boteros Bocatoñeros Unidos
Phone
(507) 757-9760
Email
boterosubocas@yahoo.com
Website
boterosunidos.bocas.com
Ferry from Almirante to Bocas del Toro
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
boterosunidos.bocas.com
Book at
boterosunidos.bocas.com
Taxi 25 Bocas
Bocas Marine Tours
Phone
+507 757-9031 (Bocas Town) +507 757-9033 (Bocas Town)- +57 758-4025 (Almirante)
Email
info.bmtsa@gmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Ferry from Almirante to Bocas del Toro
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com

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Air Panama offers flights from Changuinola Airport to Bocas Del Toro Airport.

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There are 172+ hotels available in Bocas Del Toro. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Changuinola Airport is to drive which takes 50 min and costs $3 - $5.

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