Bocas del Toro Airport: Cheap Flights, Tickets, and Travel Deals

Cheap Flights to Bocas del Toro Airport

Bocas Del Toro Airport (BOC), also known as Isla Colón International Airport, is a public-use airport located approximately two kilometers to the north-west of central Bocas del Toro (Bocas Town). The airport serves as the main gateway to Panama's Bocas del Toro province. Skyscanner's flight search can help you find and compare the cheapest available flights to Bocas del Toro Airport. If you're unsure when you're traveling and would like to compare flight prices on different days, try using the Whole Month search feature.

Best Time to Fly to Bocas del Toro Airport

Bocas del Toro experiences a tropical climate with "wet' and "dry" seasons, but its location near the San San Pond Sak wetland means that Bocas tends to see higher amounts of rain throughout the year than other parts of Panama. The peak tourist season runs from December through March, which also happen to be the wettest months of the year. This is also Bocas' low season, so you're likely to find great deals on airfare and accommodation during these months. If you've already decided on a departure date, Skyscanner's Price Alert tool can help you monitor airfares so that you can book the cheapest possible flight to Bocas del Toro Airport. Click here for more information about setting price alerts.

Airlines That Fly to Bocas del Toro Airport

No direct flights are available from Canada to Bocas del Toro Airport. Daily connections from Panama City and San José are offered by Air Panama and Nature Air. More information about airlines that fly to Panama City and San José can be found on this page.

What to Expect When Arriving at the Airport

All flights arriving at Bocas del Toro Airport are handled within a single terminal building. The facility features no jetbridges or mobile staircases; passengers disembark from the plane directly onto the landing strip before entering the terminal. Bocas del Toro Airport is not served by any public transit lines, and there are no car rental desks operating at the airport. Metred taxis are available outside of the Arrivals exit and provide the most convenient method of traveling to the city center. A taxi ride from the airport to the city center takes around four minutes and costs about $3.50 CAD. Other ground transportation options at Bocas del Toro Airport are hotel shuttles, private shuttle services, and shared vans.

Airport Facilities

Being a remote landing strip, Bocas del Toro Airport has limited services and facilities for arriving travelers. There are no ATMs, cashpoints, or currency exchange facilities at the airport, so it's a good idea to have some local cash on hand to tide you over until you get into the city. There are also no food concessions or restaurants at this airport, so you'll want to stock up on a few snacks at your departure airport. WiFi is not available at Bocas del Toro Airport, but Internet access is included in the room rates at several nearby hotels.

What to See and Do in Bocas Del Toro

Comprising 52 cays, thousands of islets and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the archipelago of Bocas del Toro is an ecotourist's paradise. Sailing, snorkeling, scuba diving, surfing, and zip-lining are just a few of the ways outdoor enthusiasts can fill up their itinerary while staying in the province. If you'd prefer to stay within the limits of Bocas Town, a few interesting stops to add to your tour are the Organic Chocolate Bar, which produces some of the finest chocolate in Panama, and Parque Simón Bolívar, where you'll find a selection of local shops selling handicrafts and hand-woven textiles.

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 Location Details

Longitude:82° 15' 6'' W
Latitude:9° 20' 24'' N

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