Cheap flights from Panama City (PTY) to Los Angeles (LAX)

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The best prices from Panama City to Los Angeles are usually found in May or March, booked 57 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Tuesday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Panama City (PTY) to Los Angeles (LAX)

All the information you need to plan the best PTY to LAX flight in 2021: compare Panama City to Los Angeles flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Los Angeles.
PTY - LAX
Price
$623 - $692
LAX
Temperature
68 - 89.6 °F
LAX
Rainfall
0 - 4.8 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 5% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 5% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$623

From Panama City to Los Angeles

One-way from

$330

One-way flight from Panama City to Los Angeles

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Panama City to Los Angeles?

Saturday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Panama City to Los Angeles. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Los Angeles.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Panama City to Los Angeles?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 17 days in advance to save up to 20% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 17 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Panama City to Los Angeles 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $75, or $95 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Panama City to Los Angeles?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, April can be a great choice for travel to Los Angeles. Flights to Los Angeles from Panama City in April are about $86 on average during April, but can be found for as low as $43.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Panama City to Los Angeles (PTY - LAX)?

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 33% on flights from Panama City to Los Angeles by exploring options for tickets in the evening.

Cheap flights from Panama City to Los Angeles in May, June 2021

The best prices found for PTY to LAX flights for May, June
4 Jun - 8 Jun
$432pp
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Copa Airlines
Non-Stop
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
3 Jun - 25 Sep
$435pp
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Copa Airlines
Non-Stop
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
6 Jun - 23 Sep
$436pp
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Copa Airlines
Non-Stop
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl

Panama City to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Panama City found for this year
5 Sep - 14 Sep
$429pp
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Copa Airlines
Non-Stop
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
4 Jun - 8 Jun
$432pp
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Copa Airlines
Non-Stop
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
20 Sep - 30 Sep
$434pp
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Copa Airlines
Non-Stop
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl

Non-stop flights to Los Angeles from Panama City

Save time with Panama City to Los Angeles direct flight deals
6 Jun - 23 Sep
$561pp
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Copa Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Copa Airlines
Non-Stop
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
6 Jun - 28 Sep
$563pp
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Copa Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Copa Airlines
Non-Stop
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
20 Sep - 30 Sep
$579pp
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Copa Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Copa Airlines
Non-Stop
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl

Last minute flights from Panama City to Los Angeles

Late deals on round-trip flights to Los Angeles from Panama City, departing today and this week
18 May - 30 May
$456pp
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
17 May - 2 Jun
$474pp
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
19 May - 7 Jun
$509pp
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Panama City

The cheapest one-way flights from Panama City to Los Angeles
10:30 am - 6:30 pm
Delta
2 Stops
34h 00m
PTY - LAX
Delta
$330
Delta
10:08 pm - 9:22 am
Spirit Airlines
3 Stops
37h 14m
PTY - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$337
Gotogate
8:41 am - 2:45 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
32h 04m
PTY - LAX
United Airlines
$340
United

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Panama City</span> to <span class="emphasized">Los Angeles</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Panama City to Los Angeles

Are flight prices decreasing from Panama City to Los Angeles due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Panama City and Los Angeles for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Which airlines flying from Panama City Tocumen Intl to Los Angeles have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Panama City Tocumen Intl to Los Angeles that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Copa Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and United Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

What airports do I use to fly from Panama City to Los Angeles?

To fly from Panama City to Los Angeles, you need to book a flight from Tocumen Intl (PTY) to Los Angeles (LAX). Nonstop flights to Los Angeles from Panama City Tocumen Intl take 6h 57m on average. When it comes time to book airfare, you have a few options: there are 3 outbound flights from Tocumen Intl to Los Angeles offered by 7 different airlines.

Can I find flights from Panama City to Los Angeles for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Panama City to Los Angeles for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $429, but on average you can expect to pay $465.

Are there nonstop flights from Panama City to Los Angeles for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Panama City to Los Angeles under $600. A good price for a nonstop flight from Panama City to Los Angeles is less than $646.

Are there last-minute flights available from Panama City to Los Angeles for under $500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Panama City to Los Angeles within the next 7 days for less than $500.

How popular is this flight route?

The Panama City Tocumen Intl to Los Angeles flight path was viewed by 47 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Panama City or Los Angeles?

When traveling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Panama City is roughly similar to Los Angeles. You can assume this to be the case over the next 2 days.

Is Panama City weather warmer or cooler than Los Angeles?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 90 °F range in August. The weather in Los Angeles is generally hotter than Panama City's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from Panama City to Los Angeles?

Departing from Panama City to Los Angeles will take you 9h 11m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Panama City to Los Angeles round-trip?

According to our current data, Delta ($447), and United Airlines ($453) offers the cheapest pricing from Panama City to Los Angeles. Delta is currently priced 31% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Panama City to Los Angeles one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Spirit Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $272. However, be on the lookout for offers from United Airlines and Delta, as they are both options that can get you from Panama City to Los Angeles for a low price.

Destination information for Los Angeles

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Panama City to Los Angeles.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.00
Average temperature for May in Los Angeles
78.8 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Los Angeles
0.2 ″

Airports servicing Panama City

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 7 airlines flying from Panama City to Los Angeles

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Panama City to Los Angeles choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Spirit Airlines
$263 $442 No cancel fee 65%
Aeromexico
$471 $569 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$340 $570 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$444 $574 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$461 $651 No cancel fee 69%
Avianca
$581 $667 No cancel fee 71%
Copa Airlines
$565 $760 No cancel fee 70%

Hourly flight availability from Panama City to Los Angeles

See what time of day planes typically take off from Panama City towards Los Angeles.
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Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Panama City to Los Angeles
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Panama City to Los Angeles.
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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