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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, Wingo airlines, Avianca, LATAM Airlines, and Viva Air. San José and Panama City have 24 direct flights per week.

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Number of flights6343-53

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

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
Copa AirlinesCMPCMYesUnknownNo
Wingo airlinesRPBP5YesUnknownNo
AviancaAVAAVYesUnknownNo
LATAM AirlinesLANLAYesUnknownNo
Viva AirVVCVHYes19 min before flightNo

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 1.4 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 El Dorado International, Rafael Núñez International, José María Córdova International, Monseñor Óscar Arnulfo Romero International, La Aurora International, Alfonso Bonilla Aragón International, Gustavo Rojas Pinilla International, Simón Bolívar International, Matecaña International, Ernesto Cortissoz International, Palonegro International.

What are the most popular routes to and from Panama City?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Panama City and Orlando International, El Dorado International, Rafael Núñez International, José María Córdova International, Queen Beatrix International, Alfonso Bonilla Aragón International, Gustavo Rojas Pinilla International, Mariscal Sucre International, Simón Bolívar International, Matecaña International, Ernesto Cortissoz International.

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, Limón International, Quepos La Managua, 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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