World-Class Panama City Cab Service
From exciting nightlife to beautiful natural sites, Panama is an eclectic mix of modern and historical. Be sure to check out the colonial buildings of Casco Viejo and the stunning rainforest in the Natural Metropolitan Park during the day, then explore the many bars, restaurants and casinos in the evening. To make sure you have time to see all Panama City has to offer, the quickest way to get around is to take a Panama City cab service. You can easily get a taxi in Panama City by hailing one in the street, calling a phone dispatch company, booking your ride in advance or walking to a taxi rank.
Hand picked & english speaking drivers
Same price as a regular Taxi from the line
Drivers are always on time
24/7 Email & Phone support
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How much is a Taxi in Panama City?
Taxis in Panama City are actually very affordable compared to most other large cities. You can easily get around most destinations downtown with a fare of $2 (€1.80) to $5 (€4.60). If you’re travelling from the airport, you will be charged a set fare of $30 (€28) for your Panama City cab service. However, it’s worth noting that fares aren’t fixed downtown and drivers don’t use a taximeter, so there may be cases a higher fee is quoted. Be sure to use an official taxi, and agree on a price you’re comfortable with before beginning your journey to avoid surprises!
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How to Get a Taxi in Panama City
There are two types of taxis in Panama City, regular yellow taxis and white tourism taxis. The yellow Panama taxis can be hailed in the street or found at taxi ranks outside large hotels, shopping malls and tourist attractions. The white tourism Panama taxis can be called for a pickup and are usually a little more expensive and premium compared to the regular taxis. If you’re looking to book your Panama City taxi in advance or call for a pickup, you can do so on the following numbers;
Ambar Luna: +507 6664 0171
Radio Taxi Plaza Tocumen: +507 6680 6186
Benefits of Booking your Panama City Taxi with Welcome
With language barriers and unsure rates for local taxis in Panama City, it can sometimes be a little tricky and stressful to take a local cab. Instead, you can pre-book your Panama City cab service with Welcome Pickups and enjoy a completely stress-free experience. Not only do we offer competitive fixed rate fares, but we also have local English-speaking drivers, fully personalised door-to-door transfers, guaranteed on-time pickups and 24/7 customer service, should you need any assistance during your travels.
Panama Taxi Tips
- Panama taxi drivers love to use shortcuts, so don’t be surprised if they take you a different way to your GPS app.
- There’s no extra charge for passengers after the first.
- Tipping your Panama taxi driver isn’t expected unless they spend the whole day driving you to different destinations.
- If you like your Panama City taxi driver, it’s normal to request their phone number for future rides.
Wheelchair-Accessible Panama City Cab Service
The regular Panama City taxis aren’t wheelchair accessible. However, there are a few specialist companies that offer specially trained drivers and fully wheelchair-accessible vehicles. One of the top-rated wheelchair-accessible Panama taxi companies is Let’s Go To Panama. To book your ride with them, you can fill in their online form.
Panama Taxi Safety and Complaints
Taking a taxi in Panama City is usually very safe and comfortable. Panama taxi drivers are notoriously friendly and chatty. However, if you do experience any issues such as overcharging or an unsafe and unprofessional driver, you can report it to the transit police by calling +507 231 2678.