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Cheap flights to Panama City, Panama

Popular in December High demand for flights, 6% potential price rise
Cheapest in September Best time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average price $676 Average for round-trip flights in November 2020
Round-trip from $214 From New York to Panama City
One-way from $44 One-way flight from New York to Panama City
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.

Are there currently restrictions on travel to Panama City related to COVID-19?

Yes, there are currently restrictions on flights to Panama City along with the rest of Panama. Before you book or search for flights, consider the following restrictions: Entry restrictions

Panama has resumed commercial flights.

Entry requirements

Travelers must complete a "Declaracion Jurada de Salud". Travelers must present a negative COVID-19 PCR-RT test issued within 48 hours of departure to Panama. Travelers without a negative COVID-19 PCR-RT test must undertake a test at the airport for USD 50, at their own expense.

Transiting rules

It is now possible to transit Panama. Transit travelers will need to have a confirmed onward flight and will not be allowed to leave the airport. They may also need to take a COVID-19 test and receive a negative result to be able to fly. Travelers should check the requirements for the country of final destination as requirements may vary.

. If you are looking to book a trip to Panama City and are outside of the restricted areas, please take the proper precautions and stay informed about traveling during COVID-19.

Cheapest Prices for Panama City flights by month

January
$519
February
$543
March
$533
April
$493
May
$449
June
$510
July
$538
August
$477
September
$414
October
$509
November
$549
December
$595
September is currently the cheapest month to fly to Panama City. At this moment in time December 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?

Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
NYC - PTY
Price
$414 - $793
PTY
Temperature
86 - 89.6 °F
PTY
Rainfall
0 - 1.57 inches
September is typically the best time to fly to Panama City, but there are other times where great deals are available. January sees the temperatures in Panama City peak to their warmest. September tends, on average, to see the most amount of rainfall.

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

To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Panama City, you should look to book at least 53 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Panama City?

Tuesday 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?

To get the best value, try booking a flight in the afternoon when visiting Panama City. Generally the prices will increase for flights at noon as these tend to have higher demand.

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.

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