Tocumen Panama International Airport is situated approximately 17km (11 miles) east of Panama City.
Avenida Domingo Díaz
Dialling code: +507
Telephone: +507 238 2700
Lufthansa at the airport
How to get there
Tocumen Panama International Airport is accessible using either the South Corridor toll road or Avenida Domingo Diaz/Via Tocumen, both of which stretch northeast from Panama (City). The total drive time to the airport from central Panama (City) is approximately 20 minutes via the toll road, whereas it can take an hour or more using the second option.
Several public bus routes link Tocumen Panama International Airport and central Panama (City) (journey time: 60 minutes; fare: approximately US$0.25). However, it is advisable to use the pre-booked taxi service.
There is a free shuttle service from the airport to the Metro Mall (www.panamashoppingmall.com); the journey time is around 15 minutes. Additionally, some of the major hotel chains offer courtesy shuttle buses from the airport.
Regulated ‘tourist taxis’ are available with pre-purchased fares. The price to Panama (City) starts at around US$30.
An open-air car park, with spaces for 800 vehicles, is located directly in front of the terminal building.