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From Panama to Colombia (in bus) ?

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1. Posted by Jacobo (Budding Member 2 posts) 10y

Somebody knows how to travel from panama to colombia in a bus?
I think in Darien (panama) are not a highway to arrive Colombia.

Is possible take a boat?

2. Posted by Adrock (Budding Member 55 posts) 10y

You have to fly or take a boat. I think a one way flight might be cheaper. But those are the only ways to do it as there is no road. Good Luck!

3. Posted by marlis (Travel Guru 1167 posts) 10y

Hi Jacobo,
there is no Panamericana from Panama to Colombia.
Check COPA Air,the Panama Airline,or Avianca,the Colombian Line.
By Boat would be possible,but first you have to find a Boat who would take you through the Canal to Cartagena.
There is for sure no Ferry from Panama to Colombia.

4. Posted by Jacobo (Budding Member 2 posts) 10y

Thanks Marlis and Adrock, I will consider "fly"...


5. Posted by mononoke (Budding Member 3 posts) 10y

why would you want to fly? the flight will cost you about 180 $, a 5-day, all inclusive boattrip with a 2 day stop at the san blas islands is 250-275 $ ..but that includes accomandation and food for 5 days! and it's an experiance you'll never forget! i you need more info, don't hesitate asking me! take care and enjoy your travels, julia

6. Posted by marlis (Travel Guru 1167 posts) 10y

hi mononoke,
I would really like to know more about this boattrip via San Blas.


7. Posted by mononoke (Budding Member 3 posts) 10y

are you planning to go soon, or are you yust researching for your trip at some later point?
I'm now in panama city and I work here in a hostel to stay her for a month. I'm gonna go by boat, so I do a lot of research to find the best boat :) if you're planning to do it in a couple of months, then you should just come to panama city and check out the info at the hostel. if you are going soon, I can tell you specific dates...
so usually you start from portobello, a beautiful port town south of colon. you sail one day until you are at sun blas, stay there for about 2 nights/3days, go fishing, snorkeling, eat many coconuts...all the good stuff..and then you sal 2 more days until you are in cartagena! I;m REALLY looking forward to the trip! dolphins usually swim with the boat for some time...and to see sunsets &-rises in te middle of the ocaen must be great!
if you wanna know more, just write me a massage!

enjoy your travels and take care! :)