Public Transport in Panama

Information on getting to and around Panama using public transport...

Getting around Panama is relatively easy as the country's road infrastructure is well-maintained compared to many other Central American countries. Travel by road is the most common form of transport, and the road network stretches over 11,000 Km across the country.

There are six large highways in Panama City itself; Panama-Arraijan Bridge of Americas, Panama-Arraijan Centennial Bridge, Arraijan-Chorrera, Corredor Norte, Corredor Sur and Autopista Alberto Motta.

Bus routes are available between many major destinations and traveling by bus is inexpensive. Busses from Panama City depart from Albrook Bus Terminal and travel to most areas of the country.

  • To plan intercity bus journeys in Panama: Click here

Taxis are a popular form of transport; they are usually yellow or white. The tariffs for taxis are set in Panama City by the Autoridad de TrĂ¡nsito y Transporte Terrestre (ATTT).