To and From the Airport

Bocas del Toro (BOC):

Location: Very close to town.
By Taxi: To town ~$1 per person.
On Foot: A short walk from town.
Updated Aug07 www


Panama City - Tocumen Intl (PTY):

Website: Panama Airport
Location: 23 km/14 Miles NE of Panama City.
Airport Overview: Arrivals is on the lower/ground level, with departures upstairs. Car parking is on the ground level opposite.
By Bus: A bus runs to the city for US$0.60/60 mins. There is a covered walkway that runs from arrivals (exit and turn right) to the bus stop at the traffic junction on the main road outside the airport. 5 minute walk. The bus stop can be clearly seen on the far side of the road. Many buses pass.


Rental Cars:
Off-Airport Rental Car Providers: Rental Car desks are on the arrivals/ground level. Turn left on exiting customs: AVIS, Economy, Budget, Express, eSixT, ACE, Thrifty, PAYLESS, Dollar, Eurocar, Hertz & ALAMO/National.



By Taxi:
General: Taxi drivers wait in arrivals to take you out to waiting taxis. There is an official notice board outside showing the standard fares to various places.
Approximate Costs (Set fares): To the city centre US$30, takes 20-30 mins. Shared service to City: 3 passengers different destinations US$15 each. 2 passengers different destinations $20 each.
To Albrook Bus Terminal US$35. Shared service to Albrook City: 3 passengers different destinations US$15 each.
To Pacora 2 passengers US$50, extra passenger US$10.
To Amador, Diablo & Los Rios 2 passengers US$38, extra passenger US$10.
To Clayton, Chepo & Las Cumbres 2 passengers US$40, extra passenger US$10.
To Howard, Cocoly, Rodman, Kobby, Playa Bonita, Paraiso, Pedro Miguel, Summit, Arraijan & Veracruz 2 passengers US$48, extra passenger US$10.
To Gamboa & Chorrera 2 passengers US$55, extra passenger US$10.
To Chilibre 2 passengers US$50, extra passenger US$10.
To Chame, Gorgona y Capira 2 passengers US$80, extra passenger US$20.
To Coronado, San Carlos, Decameron, Playa Blanca, Nueva Aventura, Portobelo y Punta Chame 2 passengers US$120, extra passenger US$20.
To Colon and the cruise ship terminal 2 passengers $85, extra passenger $10/2 hours. Shared service to Colon: 3 passengers different destinations US$30 each. 2 passengers different destinations $45 each.
To Sherman 2 passengers US$140, extra passenger US$20.
Taxi Companies: There is an Authorized Taxi desk in arrivals opposite the Bureau de Change/Currency Exchange.

Car parking: A car park is opposite the terminal building. Cost: Up to 2 hours US$ 6, 2 hrs - 7 hrs US$18, daily Max US$ 24.
Airport Tax: Now included in ticket price.
Currency Services: There is a Bureau de Change/Currency Exchange in arrivals.
Baggage Storage: Left luggage facilities are available next to the Bureau de Change in arrivals.
Airport Tel No: +507 384 322.
Updated Jul14 Last Visit May14




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