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Cheap flights from Costa Rica to Panama City (PTY)

How far in advance should I book a flight from Costa Rica to Panama City, Panama?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 48 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 48 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 Costa Rica to Panama City, Panama 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $316, or $370 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Costa Rica to Panama City, Panama?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, March can be a great choice for travel to Panama City, Panama. Flights to Panama City, Panama from Costa Rica in March are about $281 on average during March, but can be found for as low as $233.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Costa Rica to Panama City, Panama (CR - PTY)?

When flying from Costa Rica to Panama City, Panama, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Costa Rica to Panama City flights.

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

Panama City Tocumen Intl (PTY) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from Costa Rica to Panama City. It is only a 11.4 mi journey from Tocumen Intl (PTY) to Panama City’s city center.

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

Copa Airlines, Avianca, and Air Panama 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.

Can I find flights from Costa Rica to Panama City, Panama for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Costa Rica to Panama City, Panama for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Wingo for just $135, but on average you can expect to pay $158.

Are there nonstop flights from Costa Rica to Panama City, Panama for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Costa Rica to Panama City, Panama under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Costa Rica to Panama City, Panama is less than $160.

Are there last-minute flights available from Costa Rica to Panama City, Panama for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Costa Rica to Panama City, Panama within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from Costa Rica to Panama City, Panama?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this Costa Rica to Panama City, Panama flight route?

Within the past month, 432 users have taken a look at flights from Costa Rica to Panama City Tocumen Intl.

How many flights depart from Costa Rica to Panama City, Panama on average per day?

Travelers can expect 10 flights from Costa Rica to Panama City, Panama on average per day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 10% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 40% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 50% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Costa Rica to Panama City, Panama?

There are many flights that can get you from Costa Rica to Panama City, Panama in 1h 23m. Fly via Wingo or Copa Airlines to get the fastest option. The distance between Costa Rica and Panama City, Panama is about 336 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Costa Rica to Panama City, Panama one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Costa Rica to Panama City, Panama are Wingo ($72), Avianca ($89), and Copa Airlines ($100).

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Costa Rica to Panama City, Panama?

When booking a flight from Costa Rica to Panama City, Panama, you may want to consider flying on Air Panama, American Airlines or Aeromexico as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most reliable airlines from Costa Rica to Panama City, Panama?

Before booking your flight to Panama City, Panama from Costa Rica, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Turkish Airlines (100%), Air France (95%), Copa Airlines( 92%).

What are the cheapest flights from Costa Rica to Panama City, Panama?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Costa Rica to Panama City, Panama? While on average our users pay $219, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $130. The most popular route (San José Juan Santamaria Intl - Panama City Tocumen Intl), is priced around $130.

Can I fly to Panama City Tocumen Intl from Costa Rica right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Costa Rica to Panama City Tocumen Intl

Most visitors from Costa Rica need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Panama City Tocumen Intl.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Costa Rica must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Panama City Tocumen Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Costa Rica are not required to quarantine after entering Panama City Tocumen Intl.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - All travelers are required to complete an Electronic Affidavit (sworn statement) before boarding their flight to Panama. After filling up the document, travelers will receive a QR code that must be shown on their smartphones.


Can I fly back to Costa Rica from Panama City Tocumen Intl?

Returning to Costa Rica from Panama City Tocumen Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Panama City Tocumen Intl are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Costa Rica.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Panama City Tocumen Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Costa Rica.

Top 7 airlines flying from Costa Rica to Panama City

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Costa Rica to Panama City choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Air Panama
Cheapest$168
Average$292
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
Copa Airlines
Cheapest$188
Average$309
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time70%
COVID-19 safety
Avianca
Cheapest$198
Average$294
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety
Spirit Airlines
Cheapest$308
Average$481
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time65%
COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
Cheapest$1,145
Average$1,491
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
Cheapest$2,411
Average$4,475
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety
British Airways
Cheapest$2,764
Average$5,944
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time70%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Costa Rica to Panama City

See what time of day planes typically take off from Costa Rica to Panama City
13%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
39%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
48%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM