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Travelers usually depart from Tocumen International, or Albrook Marcos A. Gelabert International when they travel from Panama City to San José. Book your trip to arrive at Juan Santamaría International, San José - Tralapa, or San José Bus Stop. The distance between Panama City and San José is 539 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Copa Airlines, Avianca, American Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and Wingo airlines. Panama City and San José have 58 direct flights per week. When you arrive at San José, consider visiting Bosque Nuboso Monteverde, and Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio.

Weekly direct flights

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Direct flights6555-55
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Copa Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Wingo airlines on Mondays, and Fridays.

Check-in for a flight from Panama City to San José

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Copa AirlinesCMPCMYes0
0
AviancaAVAAVYesNo
American AirlinesAALAAYesNo
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Wingo airlinesRPBP5YesOpens 72 days before flight
Closes 3 hours before flight

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Panama City to San José?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Panama City and San José takes around 1.3 hours.
What is the flight distance between Panama City and San José?
The flight distance between Panama City and San José is 539 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Panama City and San José?
Several carriers operate flights between Panama City and San José. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Wingo airlines, Copa Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Panama City?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Panama City and Bocas Town, Bocas del Toro, London, David, Chiriquí, Cartagena, Medellín, Bogotá, Dublin, Manchester, Mexico City, Chitré, Glasgow, Vancouver, Amsterdam, Houston, Cali, New York, San Francisco, Caracas, Toronto, Montreal.
What are the most popular routes to and from San José?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San José and London, Guatemala City, San Salvador, Cancún, Liberia, Montreal, Tambor, Toronto, Mexico City, Dublin, Manchester, Tamarindo, Bahía Drake, Edinburgh, Bogotá, Orlando, Lima, Winnipeg, Puerto Limón, Quepos.
Which airports are there in Panama City?
Panama City is mainly served by Tocumen International. But there are other airports nearby, including Albrook Marcos A. Gelabert International, Panamá Pacífico International Airport.
What airports are near Panama City?
The main airport in Panama City is Tocumen International. It is also served by Chitre Alonso Valderrama.
What airports are near San José?
The main airport in San José is Juan Santamaría International. It is also served by Daniel Oduber Quirós International, Tambor, Quepos La Managua, Limón International, Tortuguero, Fortuna Arenal.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Panama City and San José?
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