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Portobelo & Puerto Lindo

Portobelo & Puerto Lindo

Portobelo and Puerto Lindo are small towns with a picturesque bays on the caribbean coast of Panama. Its definitely worth spending an afternoon before or after you trip visiting the fortifications in Portobelo which are UNESCO designated World Heritage sites. By choosing a boat departing from either location you will make some significant savings in your overall travel costs, as cheap regular public transport is available to and from Panama City.

Group transfers are also available, although they are slightly more expensive they are still cheaper compared to transport to El Porvenir or Chicime.

Bus From Panama City To Portobelo & Puerto Lindo

Public Transport
$8.00 USD – $10.00 USD
   
3 To 5 Hours

 

YOU WILL NEED TO STAY OVERNIGHT IN PORTOBELO OR PUERTO LINDO IF YOU CHOSE TO TRAVEL THIS WAY. THERE IS NO CONNECTION EARLY ENOUGH TO USE THIS OPTION ON THE MORNING OF DEPARTURE. .

Take the express bus from Albrook Terminal in Panama City to the city of COLON. You will need to buy a pre-loaded transport card at one of the kiosks in the departure hall. They depart every 30 minutes or when full. On arrival in the bus station in Colon you must ask for the next departure to your deatination. Connections to Portobelo normally leave every 30 minutes. Busses to Puerto Lindo are much less frequent though.

It is also possible to connect in the town of ‘Sabanitas’ a small town before Colon, however this is not recommended when travelling with large luggage. The busses here often arrive already full with many locals struggling to board.

Shuttle Service From Panama City To Portobelo & Puerto Lindo

Portobelo
$20.00 USD
   
2 Hours

 

Puerto Lindo
$25.00 USD
   
2 Hours 30 Minutes

When there is sufficient demand we can arrange a direct transfer option from Panama City. You will be collected from any centrally located hotel, hostel or B&B and taken to the meeting point for your pre-departure briefing with the captain in Portobelo or Puerto Lindo.

This service is provided by non-affiliated local operators. We do not take any commission from them and cannot accept responsibility any lost or damaged items or other issues. You are free to book your transfer with your hotel or a local agency.  Prices are subject to change.

Bus From Portobelo & Puerto Lindo To Panama City

Public Transport
$8.00 USD – $10.00 USD
   
3 To 5 Hours

 

Take a bus to the city of COLON. Here you will find connections to Panama City, they depart every 30 minutes or when full and arriving to Albrook Termnal

It is also possible to connect in the town of ‘Sabanitas’ a small town before arriving to Colon. If you chose this option you may not get a seat on the bus to Panama and might have to stand the whole journey.

Shuttle Service From Portobelo / Puerto Lindo To Panama City

Portobelo
$20.00 USD
   
2 Hours

 

Puerto Lindo
$25.00 USD
   
2 Hours 30 Minutes

 

When there is sufficient demand we can arrange a direct transfer option to Panama City. You will be met in Portobelo / Puerto Lindo and dropped at any centrally located hotel, hostel or B&B in Panama City

This service is provided by non-affiliated local operators. We do not take any commission from them and cannot accept responsibility any lost or damaged items or other issues. You are free to book your transfer with your hotel or a local agency.  Prices are subject to change.

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