Panama Transport Information
In Panama City fares are based on a zoning system. A driver must show his zoned map of the city if you challenge his charge. Regular taxis charge you around $2.00 depending on how many zones you are crossing. Between Tocumen Airport and Panama City (Aprox. 45 minutes drive, depending on traffic) The taxi fare to or from the airport is around $25.00 if you want the car to yourself, ask at your Hotel Desk for recommended drivers.
There are buses to all parts of the country from the Grand Terminal Bus Station in Albrook. You can even take a bus to San Jose, Costa Rica; and from there, to any country in Central America. Ask for further information at the front desk. For local city Buses called Metro Bus you need a rechargeable card to pay the fairs, they are available at some super markets, best ask your hotel desk for details.
There are flights from Panama City to many parts of the country, like Contadora, David, Colon, Bocas del Toro, Changuinola, Puerto Armuelles, Chitré, La Palma, El Real, Jaqué, Garachiné, Sambú, San Blas and others.
Local Airline: Air Panama Tel (507)316-9000
International Airline: COPA
Most major Car rental Companies are present in Panama, some of them even might have their offices in front of our hotel.
Dollar, Sixt, Budget Rent a Car, Hertz, National, Thrifty and others.
Panama Canal Railway
The revitalized railroad provides an efficient intermodal link between the Pacific and Atlantic ports and complements the existing hub transportation infrastructure provided by the Canal, the Colon Free Trade Zone, the Port terminals, highways and airports. In addition, its luxurious passenger service allows travelers to enjoy a journey through the lush jungles of Panama flanking the scenic Panama Canal.
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