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Bus to David, to Casco Antiguo - bus from Tocumen Airport

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Bus to David, to Casco Antiguo - bus from Tocumen Airport

I read that buses are economical and safe in Panama City. Is there a bus/minibus that runs from Tocumen Airport to the Albrook Mall area? I also read that there is a bus depot near the Albrook Mall. Is there a bus that runs from the mall area to Casco Antiguo? Is there a bus that runs to the Miraflora Locks from there? Is that the depot where you'd catch the bus to David? Is there a bus to go to Portobello?

Thanks for helping us save some $$.

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1. Re: Bus to David, to Casco Antiguo - bus from Tocumen Airport

There are two types of buses in Panama City - Metro Buses and the older "diablos rojos". To use a Metro Bus, you need a Metro Bus card. As far as I know, they do not sell the cards in Tocumen airport. Thus to get a bus from the airport, you have to - walk out of the airport to the highway, find the bus stop, find someone willing to let you use their card.

The Metro Bus routes can be seen here - http://www.mibus.com.pa/rutas/

Albrook bus terminal is certainly where you catch the busses to David.

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2. Re: Bus to David, to Casco Antiguo - bus from Tocumen Airport

Thanks. Disappointed on the airport bus but maybe better with our suitcases.

I looked at the routes. What would be the stop for the Miraflora Locks? Where do you get the Metro Card?

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3. Re: Bus to David, to Casco Antiguo - bus from Tocumen Airport

For the card - http://tarjetametrobus.com/

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