Cheap flights from Panama City to Cartagena

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Travelers usually depart from Tocumen International, or Albrook Marcos A. Gelabert International when they travel from Panama City to Cartagena. Book your trip to arrive at Rafael Núñez International, or Cartagena Bus Station. The distance between Panama City and Cartagena is 451 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Copa Airlines, Avianca, Wingo airlines, LATAM Airlines, and Viva Air. Panama City and Cartagena have 222 direct flights per week.

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Check-in for a flight from Panama City to Cartagena

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Copa AirlinesCMPCMYes0
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AviancaAVAAVYesNo
Wingo airlinesRPBP5YesOpens 72 days before flight
Closes 3 hours before flight
LATAM AirlinesLANLAYesNo
Viva AirVVCVHYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 3 hours before flight

Colombia COVID-19 travel restrictions

Your trip summary

Most travelers from Panama with proof of full COVID-19 vaccination can enter Colombia, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Visa requirements
  • No visa required

Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of vaccination for Colombia

  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results may be required for vaccinated travelers

  • Health pass may be required for public activity

  • Mandatory pre-registration form before arrival

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions

  • No proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test required for vaccinated travelers

  • No quarantine required for vaccinated travelers

Visa requirements
  • No visa required

Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of vaccination for Panama

  • Proof of minimum funds may be required

  • Mandatory health declaration form

Additional information
  • Masks are mandatory in public

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in Colombia in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Panama City to Cartagena?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Panama City and Cartagena takes around 1.2 hours.
What is the flight distance between Panama City and Cartagena?
The flight distance between Panama City and Cartagena is 451 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Panama City and Cartagena?
Several carriers operate flights between Panama City and Cartagena. 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, Bogotá, Medellín, David, Chiriquí, New York, Caracas, San José, Miami, Maracaibo, Cali, Denver, Mexico City, Fort Lauderdale, San Francisco, Raleigh, Charlotte, Washington, D.C., Lima, Dallas, Austin.
What are the most popular routes to and from Cartagena?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Cartagena and Bogotá, Medellín, Cali, San Andrés, Caracas, New York, Bucaramanga, Pereira, Mexico City, Lima, Cancún, Atlanta, Fort Lauderdale, Quito, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, Houston, Guayaquil, Santo Domingo, Orlando.
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 Cartagena?
The main airport in Cartagena is Rafael Núñez International. It is also served by Rafael Núñez International, Simón Bolívar International, Ernesto Cortissoz International, Los Garzones, Las Brujas, Golfo de Morrosquillo.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Panama City and Cartagena?
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