There are 6 ways to get from Santa Teresa to Panama City by car, plane, bus or taxi

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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 29 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 / ...

$53 - $89

4 alternative options

Bus to San Jose, fly to Panama City  •  9 h 13 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

Taxi, bus, Panamá-Frontera  •  11 h 7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Santa Teresa to Palmar Norte
  2. Take the bus from Palmar Norte to Ciudad Neily
  3. Take the Panamá-Frontera from Frontera to Panama City

$120 - $167

Bus, Panamá-Frontera via Uvita  •  13 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Uvita to Golfito Terminal Tracopa
  2. Take the Panamá-Frontera from Frontera to Panama City Frontera-Panamá / ...

$71 - $107

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 - $90 and takes 13 h 29 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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It takes approximately 8 h 45 min to get from Santa Teresa to Panama City, including transfers.

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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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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 13 h 11 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
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 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 Uvita to Golfito
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
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
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
Other operators
Taxi from Santa Teresa to Palmar Norte
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120

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