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There are 3 ways to get from Toronto to Bocas del Toro by plane, bus or ferry

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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Fly to David, bus, ferry

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to David (DAV)
  2. Take the bus from David to Almirante
  3. Take the ferry from Almirante to Bocas del Toro

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Fly to San Jose, bus, ferry

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to San Jose (SJO)
  2. Take the bus from San José to Limón
  3. Take the bus from Limón to Sixaola
  4. Take the ferry from Almirante to Bocas del Toro

1 alternative option

Fly to Panama City, bus, ferry

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Panama City (PTY)
  2. Take the bus from Panama Albrook to Almirante
  3. Take the ferry from Almirante to Bocas del Toro

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Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Panama

International flights leaving Canada are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

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Last updated: October 18 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Toronto to Bocas del Toro is to fly and bus and ferry which costs $270 - $950 and takes 15h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to Bocas del Toro is to fly and bus and ferry which costs $270 - $950 and takes 15h 55m.

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It is approximately 3825 km to get from Toronto to Bocas del Toro.

It takes approximately 21h 35m to get from Toronto to Bocas del Toro, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Toronto Airport to David Airport. The quickest flight takes 15h 7m and has one stopover.

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Bocas del Toro is 1h behind Toronto. It is currently 1:25 PM in Toronto and 12:25 PM in Bocas del Toro.

Air Canada, United Airlines, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and two other airlines offer flights from Toronto Airport to David Airport.

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There are 94+ hotels available in Bocas del Toro. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Toronto Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs $2 - $13.

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Map of how to get from Toronto to Bocas del Toro.
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  • Distance: 3825.5 km
  • Duration: 21h 35m

What companies run services between Toronto, ON, Canada and Bocas del Toro, Panama?

There is no direct connection from Toronto to Bocas del Toro. However, you can take the train to UP Express Pearson Airport, take the walk to Toronto airport, fly to David, take the taxi to David, take the bus to Almirante, take the walk to Almirante, then take the ferry to Bocas del Toro. Alternatively, you can take the train to UP Express Pearson Airport, take the walk to Toronto airport, fly to San Jose, take the walk to Juan Santamaría International Airport, take the bus to San José, take the walk to San José, take the bus to Limón, take the bus to Sixaola, take the drive to Changuinola, take the bus to Almirante, take the walk to Almirante, then take the ferry to Bocas del Toro.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Toronto to David via Washington Dulles, Panama City
Ave. Duration
16h 59m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Toronto to David via Newark, Panama City
Ave. Duration
21h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Toronto to David via San Salvador, Panama City
Ave. Duration
16h 22m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Toronto to David via Miami, Panama City
Ave. Duration
16h 37m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Toronto to David via New York JFK, Panama City
Ave. Duration
19h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Toronto to San Jose via Newark
Ave. Duration
8h 16m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Toronto to Panama City via Newark
Ave. Duration
9h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Toronto to David via Panama City
Ave. Duration
23h 34m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Toronto to David via San Salvador, Panama City
Ave. Duration
16h 22m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Toronto to David via Miami, Panama City
Ave. Duration
16h 37m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Toronto to David via Washington Dulles, Panama City
Ave. Duration
18h 52m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Toronto to David via New York JFK, Panama City
Ave. Duration
19h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Toronto to San Jose via Panama City
Ave. Duration
8h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Toronto to Panama City
Ave. Duration
5h 34m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Toronto to San Jose via San Salvador
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Panama City via San Salvador
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Toronto to Panama City via Bogota
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to San Jose
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$650 - $3,500
Flights from Toronto to Panama City
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Toronto to San Jose via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,400
Flights from Toronto to San Jose via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,400
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to San Jose
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Toronto to San Jose
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Bus operators
Panamá Regional Buses
Bus from David to Almirante
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Grupo Caribeños
Phone
(506) 2222-0610
Email
info@caribeños.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from San José to Limón
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
grupocaribenos.net
Autotransportes MEPE
Phone
2257-8129, 2758-1572
Website
mepecr.com
Bus from San Jose Terminal MEPE to Limón
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
mepecr.com
Bus from Limón to Sixaola
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
mepecr.com
Union de Buses Panama Changuinola
Phone
+(507) 303 6326
Bus from Panama Albrook to Almirante
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
grantnt.com
Ferry operators
Boteros Bocatoreños 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
Ferry Bocas
Phone
+507 391-1754
Email
info@ferrybocas.com
Website
ferrybocas.com
Ferry from Almirante to Bocas del Toro
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
ferrybocas.com

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