The sprawling Panama City is the epicentre of nightlife, world-class restaurants and casinos for the country. Known for its impressive Panama Canal, this city also has some other amazing sites, such as the stunning colonial architecture of Old Panama, Casco Viejo; a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and ‘The Vaults’; a beautiful waterfront promenade.
There are three different ways to get from Panama airport to Panama City; taxi, bus or metro. Taking a taxi from Panama City airport to downtown is the quickest way to travel, with a journey time of just 25 minutes and a set cost of $30 (€28). Taking the metro is the cheapest option, as it costs just $0.60 (€0.50) per traveller, but it’s also the slowest transfer option as it isn’t direct, with a journey time of 1 hour. Your final option is the bus, which takes 50 minutes to get from Panama airport to the city and costs $1.25 (€1.20) one-way.Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Panama City at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.