Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Panama City (PTY)

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The best prices from Chicago to Panama City are usually found in August or July, booked 40 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Panama City (PTY)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to PTY flight in 2021: compare Chicago to Panama City flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Panama City.
CHI - PTY
Price
$420 - $809
PTY
Temperature
86 - 89.6 °F
PTY
Rainfall
0 - 1.6 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 19% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 36% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$420

From Chicago to Panama City

One-way from

$285

One-way flight from Chicago to Panama City

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 Chicago to Panama City?

Sunday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 15%.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 59 days in advance, which can save you up to 16% on flights from Chicago to Panama City compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 59 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $593. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $652.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Panama City?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Panama City. Flights to Panama City from Chicago in August are about $546 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $294.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Panama City (CHI - PTY)?

When flying from Chicago to Panama City, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the afternoon, which can drop the price by up to 41% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Panama City in May, June 2021

The best prices found for CHI to PTY flights for May, June
16 May - 30 Oct
$429pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
16 May - 30 Oct
$445pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
13 Jun - 27 Jun
$457pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Panama City 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Panama City from Chicago found for this year
11 Aug - 15 Aug
$396pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
3 Nov - 8 Nov
$405pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
26 Aug - 30 Aug
$412pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Panama City from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Panama City direct flight deals
11 Aug - 16 Aug
$546pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Copa Airlines
Non-Stop
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Copa Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
16 Oct - 26 Oct
$570pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Copa Airlines
Non-Stop
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Copa Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
18 Oct - 24 Oct
$589pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Copa Airlines
Non-Stop
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Copa Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Panama City

Late deals on round-trip flights to Panama City from Chicago, departing today and this week
17 May - 30 Oct
$525pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
17 May - 30 Oct
$536pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
17 May - 30 Oct
$559pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Panama City from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Panama City
5:09 am - 8:59 pm
Spirit Airlines
3 Stops
15h 50m
ORD - PTY
Spirit Airlines
$285
SmartFares
5:23 am - 10:28 am
Copa Airlines
Nonstop
5h 05m
ORD - PTY
Copa Airlines
$288
Kiwi.com
2:21 pm - 7:40 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
41h 19m
ORD - PTY
Multiple Airlines
$293
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Panama City

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Panama City 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 Chicago and Panama City 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 Chicago to Panama City Tocumen Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Copa Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and American Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

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

Located just 11.4 mi from the city center, Panama City Tocumen Intl is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Panama City from Chicago. Booking flights from Chicago to Tocumen Intl (PTY) should be relatively easy as there are 0 daily inbound flights from Chicago from 6 different airlines.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Panama City for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Panama City for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $396, but on average you can expect to pay $435.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Panama City under $600. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Panama City is less than $616.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Panama City for under $600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Panama City within the next 7 days for less than $600.

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Panama City?

With an average temperature of 90 °F, peak weather can be found in January. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Panama City are hotter than in Chicago.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Panama City?

Departing from Chicago to Panama City will take you 6h 40m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Chicago to Panama City round-trip?

Currently priced at $396, Spirit Airlines will fly you from Chicago to Panama City and back. In addition to Spirit Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. You may be able to fly from Chicago to Panama City for 39% less than the average price by searching for this airline.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Spirit Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $156. Check flights for Copa Airlines, as they currently have the next best price.

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Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Panama City.
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Average temperature for May in Panama City
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Airports servicing Chicago

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Airports servicing Panama City

Top 6 airlines flying from Chicago to Panama City

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Panama City 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
$245 $440 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$281 $650 No cancel fee 71%
Copa Airlines
$506 $731 No cancel fee 70%
Aeromexico
$529 $747 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$149 $765 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$609 $946 No cancel fee N/A
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