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There are 8 ways to get from Santa Teresa to Panama City by car, plane, 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

Drive to Changuinola, fly to Panama City Marcos A Gelabert  •  8 h 45 min

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

$68 - $289

Cheapest option

Bus, Panamá-Frontera  •  13 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from San Isidro de El General to Golfito Terminal Tracopa por Cerro de la Muerte
  2. Take the Panamá-Frontera from Frontera to Panama City Frontera-Panamá / ...

$52 - $70

6 alternative options

Bus to San Jose, fly to Panama City  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from San Isidro de El General to San José
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJO) to Panama City (PTY) SJO - PTY

$181 - $477

Bus, Microbus to David, fly to Panama City  •  9 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Uvita to Golfito
  2. Take the bus from Golfito to Paso Canoas
  3. Take the Microbus from Paso Canoas to David
  4. Fly from David (DAV) to Panama City (PTY) DAV - PTY

$236 - $449

Bus, Panamá-Frontera via Uvita  •  12 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Uvita to Golfito Terminal Tracopa - Golfito por Costanera (Regular)
  2. Take the Panamá-Frontera from Frontera to Panama City Frontera-Panamá / ...

$70 - $88

Taxi, bus, Microbus  •  13 h 14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Santa Teresa to Palmar Norte
  2. Take the bus from Palmar Norte to Ciudad Neily
  3. Take the Microbus from Paso Canoas to David
  4. Take the bus from Madroñal to Santiago
  5. Take the bus from Santiago to Capira
  6. Take the bus from Capira to Panama City

$121 - $157

Bus  •  21 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from San Isidro de El General to San José Pérez Zeledón / ...
  2. Take the bus from San José to Panama City San Jose

$90 - $96

Drive  •  9 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Santa Teresa to Panama City 414.6 miles

$60 - $95

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santa Teresa to Panama City is to bus and Panamá-Frontera which costs $50 - $70 and takes 13 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Teresa to Panama City is to drive and fly which costs $65 - $290 and takes 8 h 45 min.

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The distance between Santa Teresa and Panama City is 446 km. The road distance is 663.3 km.

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The best way to get from Santa Teresa to Panama City without a car is to bus and Panamá-Frontera which takes 12 h 59 min and costs $70 - $90.

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It takes approximately 8 h 45 min to get from Santa Teresa 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 Santa Teresa. It is currently 7:25 PM in Santa Teresa and 8:25 PM in Panama City.

Yes, the driving distance between Santa Teresa to Panama City is 663 km. It takes approximately 9 h 49 min to drive from Santa Teresa 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 244+ hotels available in Panama City. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Santa Teresa to Panama City.
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  • Distance: 279 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 45 min

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

You can take a bus from Santa Teresa to Panama City via Uvita, Golfito, Golfito, Paso Canoas, and Frontera in around 12 h 59 min.

Airlines
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Panama City
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $750
Flights from David to Panama City
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from San Jose to Panama City
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
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
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
MUSOC S.A.
Phone
2770-3533
Bus from San Isidro de El General to San José
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
sanjosecostarica.org
Tracopa
Phone
+506 2775 0365, Whatsapp: +506 7298-3342
Email
info@tracopacr.com
Bus from Uvita to Golfito
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tracopacr.com
Bus from Palmar Norte to Ciudad Neily
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tracopacr.com
Bus from San Isidro de El General to Golfito
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
tracopacr.com
Transgolfo
Bus from Golfito to Paso Canoas
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
yoviajocr.com
Terminales Panama David
Phone
+(507) 314 6228
Website
transporte10pa.es.tl
Bus from Paso Canoas to David
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
transporte10pa.es.tl
Panachif
Phone
Frontera 727-7054, Panamá 314-6885 Boletería, 314-6919
Website
transporte10pa.es.tl
Bus from Frontera to Panama City
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $17
Schedules at
transporte10pa.es.tl
Bus from Santiago to Capira
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
transporte10pa.es.tl
Bus from Capira to Panama City
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
transporte10pa.es.tl
Padafront
Phone
+(507) 314-6228
Bus from Paso Canoas to Panama City
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Cinco Estrellas
Phone
+507 314-6285
Bus from Paso Canoas to Panama City
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Transportes Blanco Térraba Sur
Phone
(506) 2783-4293
Bus from Palmar Norte to Ciudad Neily
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
terrabasur.com
Panamá Regional Buses
Bus from Madroñal to Santiago
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Bus from Santiago to Capira
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Bus from Capira to Panama City
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Other operators
Taxi from Santa Teresa to Palmar Norte
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120

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