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Travelers usually depart from Juan Santamaría International, San José - Tralapa, or San José Bus Stop when they travel from San José to Panama City. Book your trip to arrive at Tocumen International, or Albrook Marcos A. Gelabert International. The distance between San José and Panama City is 539 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Copa Airlines, Avianca, Wingo airlines, American Airlines, and LATAM Airlines. San José and Panama City have 29 direct flights per week.

Weekly direct flights

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Number of flights6353-57
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Copa Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

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

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

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from San José to Panama City?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between San José and Panama City takes around 1.3 hours.
What is the flight distance between San José and Panama City?
The flight distance between San José and Panama City is 539 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between San José and Panama City?
Several carriers operate flights between San José and Panama City. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Copa Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from San José?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San José and London, Toronto, Cancún, Dublin, Tambor, Liberia, Guatemala City, Mexico City, Puerto Jiménez, Calgary, Quepos, Tamarindo, Vancouver, Bahía Drake, Sydney, Halifax, Montreal, Bogotá, Paris, Tallinn.
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, Montreal, David, Chiriquí, Cartagena, Bogotá, Dublin, Toronto, Medellín, Guatemala City, Belize City, Caracas, Jakarta, Changuinola, New York, Mexico City, Venice, Sydney, Vancouver, Reykjavik.
Which airports are there in San José?
San José is mainly served by Juan Santamaría International. But there are other airports nearby, including Tobías Bolaños International.
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.
What airports are near Panama City?
The main airport in Panama City is Tocumen International. It is also served by Chitre Alonso Valderrama.
What buses and trains depart from San José?
A number of bus and train companies depart from San José, including RideCR.
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