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Panama Tocumen Airport PTY
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Transportation from Tocumen International to your destinationUber shared ride service is now available & safe (protected by it insurer).
  - Airport-approved and safe taxis (tel. 507 238-4305 or 220-1210) are available to Panama City (up to 2 persons about $25; 3 or more $10/person).  Taxis also take you to Albrook & Los Rios, Clayton, Howard, Gamboa,  Arraijan & Veracruz, Chorrera and Colon.
  - Regulated tourist taxis can be pre-purchased  by calling 238-4305; the fare is about $25.
  - The Panama Airport Shuttle, a private van shuttle service, can be accessed toll-free from the U.S (1-866-390-3451) and from Panama 209-5657.
  - Some area hotels also offer their own shuttle services.

The public Metro Bus requires a prepaid card, which can be purchased in the Arrivals area of the passenger treminal, and all routs only cost $0.25 one-way. Wipe your card at the yellow box at Bus entrance.  
 - Bus ending at Via Espana. The Bus stops at : Ave. Ricardo Alfaro,  Paso Blanco, Felipillo, Pacora & Chepo.
 Tocumen Routes: via Espana; via Espana - Plaza Concordia; Dead Tomb, & National Brewery, Transistmica and Transistmica - Cerveceria Nacional/ national service.

Future developments:  As of January 2016, a study is ongoing for a Light Rail connection to/from the Airport by Metro Line 2 (currently under construction at Panama City, to have a length of 21km with 16 stations), whereby the Technical University's station of line 2 would allow for rail & bus connections to Tocumen.  (Panama City's metro line 3 is also being extended.)  No further information was available as of Aug. 2017.

Find more help here for your journey through the airport