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Bus

Between Venao and Pedasi, local buses run three times daily. Apart from these are privately-operated shuttles, with the international school and Selina hostels. Schedule below:

 

Timetable: Las Tablas –> Cañas

Las Tablas Pedasí Venao Cañas Notes Fare
7:00 AM 8:00 AM 8:15 AM * Public bus $2
7:30 AM 8:10 AM * Pedasi church $3
10:00 AM 10:30 AM * Selina Pedasi $5
12:00 PM 1:30 PM 1:45 PM * Public bus $2
2:00 PM 3:00 PM 3:30 PM 4:00 PM * Public bus $2
3:50 PM 4:30 PM * Pedasi church $3
7:00 PM 7:30 PM * Selina Pedasi $5

Timetable: Cañas –> Las Tablas

Cañas Venao Pedasí Las Tablas Notes Fare
7:00 AM 7:15 AM 8:00 AM 9:00 AM * Public bus $2
9:00 AM 9:15 AM 10:15 AM * Public bus $2
11:00 AM 11:30 AM 4:00 PM * Selina PV $5
3:00 PM 3:45 PM * Azuero Intl School $3
3:00 PM 3:15 PM 4:15 PM * Public bus $2
9:00 PM 9:30 PM * Selina PV $5

Azuero International School Shuttle:   One way $3.00

Ride with some kids if space permits! Shuttle departs in front of the church in Pedasi & the Azuero Int’l School in Venao. Limited seats available.

Leaves Pedasi at 7:30am & 3:50pm.    Leaves Playa Venao at 3pm.

Selina (subject to availability):   One way $5.00

Book at reception @ Selina. Shuttle departs Selina Pedasi & Selina PV.

Leaves Pedasi at 10am & 7pm.  Leaves Playa Venao at 11am & 9pm.


Pedasi Bus Stop

Behind Super Centro and across the street from the post office.

Pedasi – Las Tablas: Buses run every 30-45 minutes between the hours 6:30am – 5pm. $2 fare

Pedasi – Venao: Buses run 3x daily. Leaves Pedasi at 7am, 12pm, 3pm. Leaves Venao at 7:15am, 9:15am, 3:15pm.




Car

The drive from Venao – Pedasi is approx 20-25 mins. Still the fastest way to get around is by car.

Hitchhiking

Believe it or not, hitchhiking is pretty common and considered safe around these areas! Flag down a car or truck and tell the driver where you’re going, and he/she can either take you part or the entire way.

 

Rental Car

THRIFTY CAR RENTAL

PEDASI

Pedasi Tours, Av Central, Pedasí

Tel: (507) 995-2303 / 995-2466 /

6556-5167



Taxi

Most taxis operate out of Pedasi, but are contactable by phone. If you’re leaving from Venao, cabs frequently charge you extra (usually around $15) to come pick you up.  

Sample rates: 

  • Pedasi-Venao ($15-20)
  • Las Tablas-Venao ($35-45)
  • Las Tablas-Pedasi ($25-30)
  • Venao – Chitre Airport ($50-65)

Santa Catalina Taxi (Pedasi)

995-2275.

The fastest way is to call or chat the drivers direct:

  • Alex: 6540-7376
  • Diomedes : 6847-7535
  • Roberto: 6749-9986
  • Franklyn: 6739-8408