Find bus tickets from Panama City to Lake Charles
Panama City to Lake Charles bus - cost & duration
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Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Panama City to Lake Charles right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
How much is a bus ticket from Panama City to Lake Charles?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $204.30 was the low point for bus fares from Panama City to Lake Charles. Buses from Lake Charles to Panama City are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $204.30 could be considered a great deal.
The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 12 hours and 30 minutes to cover the 451 miles (726 kilometers) from Panama City, FL to Lake Charles, LA. However, the fastest bus only takes 11 hours and 5 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Thursday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Panama City?
The first bus leaves at 8:00am and the last bus leaves at 7:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Panama City to Lake Charles, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
What bus companies travel from Panama City to Lake Charles?
There is one bus company that operates from Panama City to Lake Charles. Greyhound is the one bus line that services this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different travel times to choose from each day.
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Where does the bus leave from in Panama City?
Most buses depart from the main station in Panama City, Florida:
- 917 Harrison Ave
Where does the bus arrive in Lake Charles?
All buses from Panama City arrive at one main station in Lake Charles, Louisiana:
- 1825 I-10