Holidays: From Bocas del Toro to the World

Thinking of holidays, travelling with friends, family or couple. Or simply meeting Bocas del Toro is one of the best tourist destinations in the Republic of Panama.

We will help you to know how to get to Bocas del Toro (Isla Colon) from Panama City. The province of Bocas del Toro is approximately 615.4 km from the capital city, there are several ways to arrive by land and by air.

By land

Bocas del Toro is the ideal holidays. By land, you must arrive at the Gran Terminal Nacional De Transporte, S.A. of Panama on Roosevelt Avenue and go to the cubic described with the name of TRANCEIBOSA . Company in charge of land transport (Panama, Almirante and Changuinola) and vice-versa.

There, you will have to buy your ticket, they are sold on the same day of your trip. In holidays seasons we recommend you make the purchase early in the morning, its cost is approximately .

$60.00 round trip and the duration is more or less 7 hours (This bus makes two stops to eat and stretch a bit (Santiago and Chiriquí Grande).

Remember that you must indicate at the time of your purchase that you will only arrive at Almirante known as the crossing (el cruce) where you will have to take a taxi and go to the water taxis

to go to Isla Colon Bocas del Toro its cost is approximately $10.00 round trip and the duration is more or less 30 minutes.

private vehicle

You can also go by your own means in a private vehicle but for being a very long trip more than 6 hours driving and being a road with climate and road diversity we do not recommend it.


By air you must arrive at the Marcos A. Gelabert International Airport is located in the north-western area of Panama City, in the Albrook area, Ancón district.

Where there is an airline with the name of Airpanama. Company in charge of carrying out the national flights to the different provinces for our preference we will take as destination Bocas del Toro.

Isla Colon its cost is approximately $256.00 round trip and the duration is about 45 minutes arriving at José Hall International Airport, Isla Colon on E Avenue, Isla Colon.

There are some agencies that process your entire itinerary, get in touch with them through their website Bocas del Toro Tours.

With them you will live the experience that will capture all your senses with their music. Their Afro-Caribbean flavours, and their mythological stories to the best Bocatoreños style.

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