Panama by Train

Find out about how to get around Panama by railway: train companies, routes and journey times...

Panama has one railway, The Panama Canal Railway, which runs a historic train route across the isthmus from Panama City to Colón. The route runs alongside the Panama Canal. It is a very scenic route, passing rainforest, Lake Gatún and mountains.

The train is decorated in a classic style with carpeted floors, wood paneling and leather seating. It also has open-air viewing decks. Tourist and commuter rates are available.

The journey time in either direction is approximately one hour.