Cheap flights to Panama City, Panama

DFW — PTY
Jan 31 — Feb 71

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Flights to Panama City in 2023

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 21% potential price rise
Cheapest inMarchBest time to find cheap flights, 5% potential price drop
Average price$444Average for round-trip flights in January 2023
Round-trip from$425From New York to Panama City Tocumen Intl
One-way from$176One-way flight from New York to Panama City Tocumen Intl (PTY)

Cheap flights to Panama City in January, February 2023

The best prices found for PTY flights for January, February
Feb 7 - Feb 14
EWR

Newark

PTY

Panama City Tocumen Intl

1 stop

8h 39m
PTY

Panama City Tocumen Intl

EWR

Newark

2 stops

29h 36m
$455

Multiple Airlines

Deal found 1/24

Jan 31 - Feb 3
EWR

Newark

PTY

Panama City Tocumen Intl

1 stop

8h 03m
PTY

Panama City Tocumen Intl

EWR

Newark

1 stop

9h 03m
$459

Delta

Deal found 1/25

Feb 1 - Feb 8
LGA

New York LaGuardia

PTY

Panama City Tocumen Intl

1 stop

8h 49m
PTY

Panama City Tocumen Intl

LGA

New York LaGuardia

1 stop

12h 50m
$463

Multiple Airlines

Deal found 1/24

Panama City 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to Panama City found for this year
Apr 26 - Apr 30
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

PTY

Panama City Tocumen Intl

1 stop

15h 41m
PTY

Panama City Tocumen Intl

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

8h 30m
$425

Delta

Deal found 1/23

Mar 14 - Mar 24
LGA

New York LaGuardia

PTY

Panama City Tocumen Intl

1 stop

16h 10m
PTY

Panama City Tocumen Intl

LGA

New York LaGuardia

1 stop

17h 22m
$425

American Airlines

Deal found 1/23

Apr 15 - Apr 21
EWR

Newark

PTY

Panama City Tocumen Intl

1 stop

7h 56m
PTY

Panama City Tocumen Intl

EWR

Newark

1 stop

7h 47m
$425

Delta

Deal found 1/25

Last minute flights to Panama City

Late deals on round-trip flights to Panama City, departing today and this week
Jan 31 - Feb 3
EWR

Newark

PTY

Panama City Tocumen Intl

1 stop

8h 03m
PTY

Panama City Tocumen Intl

EWR

Newark

1 stop

9h 03m
$459

Delta

Deal found 1/25

Feb 1 - Feb 8
LGA

New York LaGuardia

PTY

Panama City Tocumen Intl

1 stop

8h 49m
PTY

Panama City Tocumen Intl

LGA

New York LaGuardia

1 stop

12h 50m
$463

Multiple Airlines

Deal found 1/24

Jan 31 - Feb 8
EWR

Newark

PTY

Panama City Tocumen Intl

Nonstop

5h 27m
PTY

Panama City Tocumen Intl

EWR

Newark

1 stop

18h 00m
$468

United Airlines

Deal found 1/24

One-way flights to Panama City

The cheapest one-way flights to Panama City
Mar 6
EWR

Newark

PTY

Panama City Tocumen Intl

Nonstop

5h 27m
$176

United Airlines

Deal found 1/24

Feb 24
LGA

New York LaGuardia

PTY

Panama City Tocumen Intl

1 stop

19h 00m
$180

United Airlines

Deal found 1/24

Feb 24
EWR

Newark

PTY

Panama City Tocumen Intl

1 stop

10h 29m
$180

Delta

Deal found 1/25

Reviews of Airlines Servicing Panama City

Delta
7.9
Good
2,010 reviews

Boarding

8.1

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.2

Crew

8.5

Reviews

1 / 10

Overall I’m always happy to Fly in Delta, I don’t like to fly but I have to because of work.

Delta
7.9
Good
2,010 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,010 reviews

Boarding

8.1

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.2

Crew

8.5

Reviews

1 / 10

Overall I’m always happy to Fly in Delta, I don’t like to fly but I have to because of work.

United Airlines
7.6
Good
1,147 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,010 reviews

Boarding

8.1

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.2

Crew

8.5

Reviews

1 / 10

Overall I’m always happy to Fly in Delta, I don’t like to fly but I have to because of work.

American Airlines
7.4
Good
1,680 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,010 reviews

Boarding

8.1

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.2

Crew

8.5

Reviews

1 / 10

Overall I’m always happy to Fly in Delta, I don’t like to fly but I have to because of work.

Avianca
7.2
Good
590 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,010 reviews

Boarding

8.1

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.2

Crew

8.5

Reviews

1 / 10

Overall I’m always happy to Fly in Delta, I don’t like to fly but I have to because of work.

Copa Airlines
7.1
Good
213 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,010 reviews

Boarding

8.1

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.2

Crew

8.5

Reviews

1 / 10

Overall I’m always happy to Fly in Delta, I don’t like to fly but I have to because of work.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Panama City?

The cheapest ticket to Panama City found for each month in 2023 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

$492

February

$491

March

$477

April

$391

May

$426

June

$502

July

$593

August

$475

September

$473

October

$515

November

$555

December

$581

April is currently the cheapest month to fly to Panama City. At this moment in time July is the most expensive month. These prices are determined by multiple factors and booking in advance can help keep costs down if your schedule is not as flexible.

When is the best time to fly to Panama City?

Average Panama City flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2023 and 2024 by month

NYC - PTY

Price

$391 - $940

PTY

Temperature

78.8 - 80.6 °F

PTY

Rainfall

0.4 - 13.4 inches

When is the best time to book a flight to Panama City?

The price you pay for your flight to Panama City may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 27 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Panama City?

Friday is currently, on average, the cheapest day to fly to Panama City. Flying on Saturday will result in higher flight prices.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Panama City?

At the moment, flights in the afternoon are likely to offer the best value for money for your Panama City trip. A flight at noon will more often than not be of higher cost.

How long is the flight to Panama City?

Flights to Panama City, Panama from the United States range from about 3h-26h. The precise length of your flight will depend on your departure city, and the number and length of any stopovers you experience. If you’re departing from a city in the south and are flying with an airline that services direct flights, your flight time is likely to be on the shorter end of the range. If your departure city is in the north and you do not have a direct flight, your flight time may be closer to the longer end of the range.

Where can you get direct flights to Panama City from?

If you’re departing from Miami, you can choose from several daily direct flights to Panama City, serviced by American Airlines. United Airlines provides daily direct flights out of Houston, New York, and Los Angeles, while Copa Airlines also services New York and Los Angeles. When you book a flight that does have stopovers, you can expect these to occur in cities like Dallas, Fort Lauderdale, and Bogota, which are common to this route.

How do you get from Panama City airport to the city center?

When you fly to Panama City, you’ll alight at Tocumen International Airport (PTY), which is about 12.5 miles from downtown Panama City. To get to downtown Panama City from the airport, hail a taxi from the rank outside the arrivals terminal. A taxi will take about 25 minutes to arrive downtown and cost about $30 for one to two riders. Tipping is not necessary. Uber and Lyft are also available and safe options, with rates ranging from about $15-$23. Pineapple Shuttle is a more economical choice, providing riders with transport into different parts of Panama City from the airport three times a day for just about $9 per rider. Though buses run from the airport into the city, they tend to be overcrowded and slow-moving. Though cumbersome, a bus journey will only cost you about $1.50, one way, per passenger.

What are some things to do in Panama City?

Panama City is a vibrant and historic city, making it a great place to visit. The famous Panama Canal is a must-see, as this man-made waterway connects the Pacific and the Atlantic Oceans and welcomes thousands of ships annually. Casco Viejo is a neighborhood renowned for its architecture, delectable restaurants and cafes, and gorgeous boutique hotels, so an ideal place for tourists to explore. A stroll through Metropolitan Natural Park will introduce visitors to a lush jungle home to exotic birds, sloths, and trails for ease of travel.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly to Panama City?

United States citizens traveling to Panama City, Panama need a passport with three months of validity remaining from the date of arrival. A visa is not required for visits under 180 days.

Panama City, Panama airport overview

Tocumen International Airport (PTY) is the main entry point for Panama, located just 15 miles (24km) from the center of Panama City.

There are quite a few shops at the airport and a number of restaurants. The airport is also well serviced by taxis that wait outside the arrivals area and transport you to your hotel or guesthouse in town.

Flights to Tocumen International Airport can be booked on a number of airlines, including Copa Airlines, which uses the airport as a regional hub. The airport is connected to most major cities across Central and South America.

As one of the busiest airports in Central America, Tocumen International Airport is a popular stopover for passengers traveling to South America. It is also a great gateway for tourists embarking on a vacation in Panama. Tocumen International Airport has recently been revamped and offers a decent range of passenger amenities and conveniences

What airport do you fly into for flights to Panama City?

Most people fly into Panama City Tocumen Intl (PTY) if they book a flight to Panama City. Tocumen Intl is conveniently located just 11.4 mi from Panama City’s city center. Tocumen Intl is the only Panama City airport and it handles 11 daily flights from New York. 11 airlines have flights from New York to Panama City Tocumen Intl on a regular basis.

Other local departures to Panama City from the United States

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