There are 9 ways to get from Quepos to Panama City by bus, car 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, Panamá-Frontera  •  12 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Dominical to Ciudad Neily Dominical
  2. Take the Panamá-Frontera from Frontera to Panama City Frontera-Panamá

$26 - $30

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Bus, Panamá-Frontera via Palmar Norte  •  15 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Quepos to Palmar Norte
  2. Take the bus from Palmar Norte to Golfito
  3. Take the Panamá-Frontera from Frontera to Panama City

$26 - $33

Bus Tica Bus  •  17 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Quepos to San José Uvita
  2. Take the bus from San Jose Terminal Tica Bus to Panama Albrook Tourist San Jose / ...

$48 - $98

Bus Expreso Panamá  •  19 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Quepos to San José Uvita
  2. Take the bus from San José to Panama City San Jose-Panama

$49

Bus Marvelus Bus & Shuttle  •  19 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Quepos to San José Tracopa Terminal Manuel Antonio
  2. Take the bus from San José to Panama City San Jose

$59 - $62

Drive  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Quepos to Panama City 432.2 miles

$65 - $95

Bus to San Jose, fly to Panama City  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Quepos to San José Tracopa Terminal
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJO) to Panama City (PTY) SJO - PTY

$165 - $460

Bus, bus to Changuinola, fly to Panama City Marcos A Gelabert  •  10 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Quepos to San José
  2. Take the bus from San José to Limón
  3. Take the bus from Limón to Sixaola
  4. Fly from Changuinola (CHX) to Panama City Marcos A Gelabert (PAC) CHX - PAC

$49 - $254

Bus to San Jose, fly to Panama City Marcos A Gelabert  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Quepos to San José Tracopa Terminal
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJO) to Panama City Marcos A Gelabert (PAC) SJO - PAC

$66 - $356

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Quepos to Panama City is to bus and Panamá-Frontera which costs $25 - $30 and takes 12 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Quepos to Panama City is to bus and fly which costs $160 - $460 and takes 8 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Quepos to Panama City. However, there are services departing from Quepos and arriving at Panama City via Quepos, Palmar Norte, Golfito and Frontera. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 27 min.

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The distance between Quepos and Panama City is 512 km. The road distance is 691.5 km.

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The best way to get from Quepos to Panama City without a car is to bus and Panamá-Frontera which takes 12 h 38 min and costs $25 - $30.

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It takes approximately 12 h 38 min to get from Quepos to Panama City, including transfers.

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Quepos to Panama City bus services, operated by Tracopa, depart from Quepos station.

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The quickest flight from San Jose Airport to Panama City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Quepos to Panama City bus services, operated by Panachif, arrive at Panama City station.

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Panama City is 1 h ahead of Quepos. It is currently 3:19 AM in Quepos and 4:19 AM in Panama City.

Map of how to get from Quepos to Panama City.
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  • Distance: 319.9 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 38 min

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

You can take a bus from Quepos to Panama City via Dominical, Dominical, Ciudad Neily, and Frontera in around 12 h 38 min.

Airlines
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Panama City
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $750
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 San Jose to Panama City Marcos A Gelabert
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from San Jose to Panama City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Bus operators
Transportes Blanco Térraba Sur
Phone
(506) 2783-4293
Bus from Dominical to Ciudad Neily
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
terrabasur.com
Tracopa
Phone
+506 2775 0365, Whatsapp: +506 7298-3342
Email
info@tracopacr.com
Bus from Quepos to Palmar Norte
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
tracopacr.com
Bus from Palmar Norte to Golfito
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tracopacr.com
Bus from Quepos to San José Tracopa Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
tracopacr.com
Transportes Delio Morales
Phone
+506 89221705, 85495010
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Quepos to San José
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
southerncostarica.biz
Tica Bus
Website
ticabus.com
Bus from San Jose Terminal Tica Bus to Panama Albrook
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Schedules at
ticabus.com
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ticabus.com
Grupo Caribeños
Phone
(506) 2222-0610
Email
info@caribeños.com
Website
grupocaribenos.net
Bus from San José to Limón
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
grupocaribenos.net
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Yes, the driving distance between Quepos to Panama City is 692 km. It takes approximately 9 h 59 min to drive from Quepos to Panama City.

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Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and Copa Airlines offer flights from San Jose Airport to Panama City Airport.

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

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