Trucking Throughout Central America

Travel Times within Central America
Origin Destination Loading Day Travel Time Unloading Day Total Time
Guatemala San Salvador 1 1 1 3
San Pedro Sula 1 2 1 4
Tegucigalpa 1 2 1 4
Managua 1 2 1 4
San Jose 1 3 1 5
Panama City 1 4 1 6
Hidalgo City 1 1 1 3
San Salvador San Pedro Sula 1 1 1 3
Tegucigalpa 1 1 1 3
Managua 1 2 1 4
San Jose 1 2 1 4
Panama City 1 3 1 5
Hidalgo City 1 1 1 3
San Pedro Sula Tegucigalpa 1 1 1 3
Managua 1 1 1 3
San Jose 1 2 1 4
Panama City 1 3 1 5
Hidalgo City 1 2 1 4
Tegucigalpa Managua 1 1 1 3
San José 1 2 1 4
Panama City 1 3 1 5
Hidalgo City 1 2 1 4
Managua San Jose 1 1 1 3
Panama City 1 2 1 4
Hidalgo City 1 2 1 4
San Jose, Costa Rica Panama City 1 1 1 3
Hidalgo City 1 3 1 5
Panama Hidalgo City 1 4 1 6

Rates and distances from Panama to other countries of Central America

OriginDestinationDistance (Km)Current RateRate BID 2011
Each TravelCost per KmContainer (40'~ $1.85)Van + 20% (48'~$2.22)

 

 

 

Panama
San Jose860$1,400.00$1.63$1,591.00$1,909.20
Managua1305$2,450.00$1.88$2,414.00$2,897.10
Tegucigalpa1710$2,800.00$1.64$3,163.00$3,796.20
San Pedro Sula1956$3,600.00$1.84$3,618.00$4,342.32
San Salvador1840$2,900.00$1.58$3,404.00$4,084.80
Guatemala2125$3,800.00$1.79$3,931.00$4,717.50
Source: Based on average fleet costs of the Cámara Nacional de Transporte de Carga (CANATRACA).