Mexico & Central America Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

New ferry service between Panama and Colombia

Jump to last reply

After an absence of 16 years, scheduled ferry service betwen Panama and Colombia resumes again tonight. Pan American Seaways' Nissos Rodos will sail three times weekly in each direction between Colón, Panama, and Cartagena, Colombia. Departures are at 6 p.m. from either port, and the trip takes 12 hours. One-way passage starts at $99 for a seat. Dorm-style sleeping rooms and private cabins are available too, as is plenty of space for cars. (The Darien Gap makes it impossible to drive between North and South America.) No website at the moment. Tickets can be booked at 209-2000 in Panama.

I want to do the trip, but it'll have to be later this year. I'm working on the next edition of Fodor's Panama guide. A detour to Colombia just isn't in the cards right now. :)

Recent Activity

  • Announcement:
  • Writers Needed for Japan
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Mar 26, 15 at 02:38 PM
View all Mexico & Central America activity »
  1. 1 Non All-inclusive - Where to stay
  2. 2 La Casa Que Canta versus Capella Ixtapa
  3. 3 Guatemala City La Aurora International Airport
  4. 4 Trip Report Belize -- Lamanai and X'Tan Ha
  5. 5 Costa Rica & Panama
  6. 6 Costa Rica accomodation suggestions for Christmas week
  7. 7 Trip Report Volcanogirl Goes to Belize
  8. 8 Which Dive shop is best for snorkeling boat tour in akumal
  9. 9 Embera Village
  10. 10 an evening in San Jose...?
  11. 11 Belize Honeymoon-What not to miss!
  12. 12 10 days backpacking in Costa Rica
  13. 13 Food at Leon airport?
  14. 14 Help choosing Spanish course - Mexico / Guatemala?
  15. 15 condos within walking distance of marina/downtown cabo???
  16. 16 Bosque del Cabo question-is Phillip good with kids?
  17. 17 Arco Iris or Fonda vela - Monteverde accommodation
  18. 18 Tips re Puerto Vallarta
  19. 19 Tela and La Ceiba
  20. 20 How safe is Roatan, Honduras?
  21. 21 March/April weather
  22. 22 luxury hotels in Panama City with great location
  23. 23 Help! Belize or Costa Rica
  24. 24 Belize vs. Costa Rica
  25. 25 Trip Report One Week in Southern Belize
View next 25 » Back to the top