How to get there?

Gamboa is 40 minutes by car from our main office in town, located at Roosevelt Avenue, in the Ancon sector of Panama City. There is no gas station in Gamboa. The nearest gas station is in Albrook, so don't come to Gamboa with a nearly empty tank.


The trip takes about 40-45 minutes (without traffic jams). You can follow the Gamboa (Rainforest Resort) signs.

Public Transportation to Gamboa


Gamboa is frequented by the SACA bus. The SACA bus station in Panama City is located in front of the Palacio Legislativo at Plaza 5 de mayo. The trip to Gamboa from the city will take approximately one hour. Call the bus company at +507 212-3420 to check the bus schedule. Be aware that departure times change frequently, so be sure to come 15 minutes early.


Taxis from Panama City to Gamboa cost $12 to $20 each way. Trips from the airport to Gamboa cost about $50 (for one person). For taxi service in Gamboa, you may call Miguel Samaniego, the BCI boat operator at phone +507-220-4147, cell phone +507-675-6601,