Cheap flights to Panama City, Panama

YMQ — PTY
Sep 26 — Oct 31

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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 in

December

Cheapest in

May

Average price

$376

Round-trip from

$403

One-way from

$163
High demand for flights, 16% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in September 2023
From New York to Panama City Tocumen Intl
One-way flight from New York to Panama City Tocumen Intl (PTY)

Cheap flights to Panama City in September & October 2023

The best prices found for PTY flights for September, October
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Panama City 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to Panama City found for this year
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Route

Depart

Return

Price

New York LaGuardiaPanama City Tocumen Intl

LGA - PTY

LGAPTY

New York LaGuardia

Fri 10/27

2 stops40h 35m

Panama City Tocumen Intl

Mon 11/27

2 stops28h 47m

New York LaGuardiaPanama City Tocumen Intl

LGA - PTY

LGAPTY

New York LaGuardia

Tue 10/10

1 stop14h 18m

Panama City Tocumen Intl

Wed 10/18

1 stop8h 59m

New York John F Kennedy IntlPanama City Tocumen Intl

JFK - PTY

JFKPTY

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Wed 12/6

1 stop12h 55m

Panama City Tocumen Intl

Sat 12/16

1 stop15h 49m

New York John F Kennedy IntlPanama City Tocumen Intl

JFK - PTY

JFKPTY

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Thu 10/26

1 stop17h 25m

Panama City Tocumen Intl

Sun 11/19

1 stop10h 10m

New York John F Kennedy IntlPanama City Tocumen Intl

JFK - PTY

JFKPTY

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Fri 10/6

1 stop9h 24m

Panama City Tocumen Intl

Fri 10/13

1 stop8h 32m

New York John F Kennedy IntlPanama City Tocumen Intl

JFK - PTY

JFKPTY

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Mon 10/16

Nonstop5h 19m

Panama City Tocumen Intl

Fri 10/27

Nonstop5h 16m

NewarkPanama City Tocumen Intl

EWR - PTY

EWRPTY

Newark

Thu 10/19

1 stop21h 01m

Panama City Tocumen Intl

Thu 10/26

1 stop30h 06m

NewarkPanama City Tocumen Intl

EWR - PTY

EWRPTY

Newark

Sun 10/8

Nonstop5h 18m

Panama City Tocumen Intl

Wed 10/18

Nonstop5h 21m

NewarkPanama City Tocumen Intl

EWR - PTY

EWRPTY

Newark

Tue 10/17

Nonstop5h 18m

Panama City Tocumen Intl

Fri 10/27

Nonstop5h 21m

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

Deals found on 9/19

Reviews of airlines servicing Panama City

See what other customers who have flown with Avianca, Copa Airlines and Lufthansa to Panama City have to say. Users can see the overall rating for each airline as well as how each is rated in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
Delta
7.9
Good
3,016 reviews

Boarding

8.0

Crew

8.5

Comfort

7.9

Food

7.2

Entertainment

7.8

Overall

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

In the boarding area at La Guardia, there are charging stations for electronics but the electric outlets do not work on many of the stations.

Delta
7.9
Good
3,016 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
3,016 reviews

Boarding

8.0

Crew

8.5

Comfort

7.9

Food

7.2

Entertainment

7.8

Overall

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

In the boarding area at La Guardia, there are charging stations for electronics but the electric outlets do not work on many of the stations.

United Airlines
7.4
Good
1,887 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
3,016 reviews

Boarding

8.0

Crew

8.5

Comfort

7.9

Food

7.2

Entertainment

7.8

Overall

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

In the boarding area at La Guardia, there are charging stations for electronics but the electric outlets do not work on many of the stations.

Turkish Airlines
7.3
Good
1,841 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
3,016 reviews

Boarding

8.0

Crew

8.5

Comfort

7.9

Food

7.2

Entertainment

7.8

Overall

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

In the boarding area at La Guardia, there are charging stations for electronics but the electric outlets do not work on many of the stations.

Copa Airlines
7.3
Good
347 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
3,016 reviews

Boarding

8.0

Crew

8.5

Comfort

7.9

Food

7.2

Entertainment

7.8

Overall

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

In the boarding area at La Guardia, there are charging stations for electronics but the electric outlets do not work on many of the stations.

American Airlines
7.2
Good
2,635 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
3,016 reviews

Boarding

8.0

Crew

8.5

Comfort

7.9

Food

7.2

Entertainment

7.8

Overall

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

In the boarding area at La Guardia, there are charging stations for electronics but the electric outlets do not work on many of the stations.

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

$535

February

$567

March

$564

April

$544

May

$524

June

$614

July

$592

August

$512

September

$481

October

$498

November

$554

December

$579

September is currently the cheapest month to fly to Panama City. At this moment in time June 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

$481 - $989

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 60 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?

Saturday is currently, on average, the cheapest day to fly to Panama City. Flying on Sunday 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.

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

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.

What does PTY mean?

This is defined as Panama City Tocumen Intl Airport (PTY). Codes like PTY are often used to just call airports uniquely.

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 13 daily flights from New York. 5 airlines have flights from New York to Panama City Tocumen Intl on a regular basis.

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