Cheap flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Panama City (PTY)

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The best prices from Los Angeles to Panama City Tocumen Intl are usually found in September or October, booked 30 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Monday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Los Angeles (LAX) to Panama City (PTY)

All the information you need to plan the best LAX to PTY flight in 2022: compare Los Angeles to Panama City flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Panama City.
LAX - PTY
Price
$527 - $790
PTY
Temperature
78.8 - 80.6 °F
PTY
Precipitation
0.4 - 13.4 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 22% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$527

From Los Angeles to Panama City Tocumen Intl

One-way from

$130

One-way flight from Los Angeles to Panama City Tocumen Intl

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Los Angeles to Panama City, Panama?

September is one of the best times of the year to fly to Panama City, Panama from Los Angeles. Prices for September average $617 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $388. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a September flight can save you 28% on your journey compared to booking in September

How far in advance should I book a flight from Los Angeles to Panama City, Panama?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 29 days in advance to save up to 4% 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 29 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 Los Angeles to Panama City, Panama 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $625, or $652 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Los Angeles to Panama City, Panama?

Users have found that leaving on a Thursday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 4% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Los Angeles to Panama City, Panama (LAX - PTY)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Los Angeles to Panama City, Panama at noon. Doing so could potentially save you 24% on the flight price compared to flying in the evening, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Panama City in January, February 2022

The best prices found for LAX to PTY flights for January, February
30 Jan - 6 Feb
$252pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
23 Feb - 1 Mar
$254pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
11 Feb - 16 Feb
$255pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to Panama City 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Panama City from Los Angeles found for this year
30 Jan - 6 Feb
$252pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
23 Feb - 1 Mar
$254pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
11 Feb - 16 Feb
$255pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to Panama City from Los Angeles

Save time with Los Angeles to Panama City direct flight deals
18 Mar - 25 Mar
$296pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Copa Airlines
Non-Stop
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Copa Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
18 Mar - 25 Mar
$297pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Copa Airlines
Non-Stop
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Copa Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
18 Mar - 25 Mar
$302pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Copa Airlines
Non-Stop
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Copa Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from Los Angeles to Panama City

Late deals on round-trip flights to Panama City from Los Angeles, departing today and this week
30 Jan - 6 Feb
$252pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
31 Jan - 6 Feb
$254pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
2 Feb - 5 Feb
$260pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Tocumen Intl from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to Panama City
1:25 am - 8:56 pm
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
16h 31m
LAX - PTY
Spirit Airlines
$130
Kiwi.com
7:40 pm - 8:59 am
Delta
1 Stop
10h 19m
LAX - PTY
Delta
$136
Delta
7:39 pm - 3:12 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
16h 33m
LAX - PTY
Multiple Airlines
$137
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Los Angeles</span> to <span class="emphasized">Panama City</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Los Angeles to Panama City

What airports do I use to fly from Los Angeles to Panama City?

Panama City Tocumen Intl is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Panama City from Los Angeles. Booking flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Tocumen Intl (PTY) should be relatively easy as there are 8 daily flights to Panama City from 7 different airlines. 5h 55m is how long a flight from Los Angeles to Panama City Tocumen Intl will take if you book a nonstop flight.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Copa Airlines, United Airlines, and Aeromexico flying from Los Angeles to Panama City Tocumen Intl have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Los Angeles to Panama City, Panama for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to Panama City, Panama for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $252, but on average you can expect to pay $266.

Are there nonstop flights from Los Angeles to Panama City, Panama for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Los Angeles to Panama City, Panama under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Los Angeles to Panama City, Panama is less than $335.

Are there last-minute flights available from Los Angeles to Panama City, Panama for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Los Angeles to Panama City, Panama within the next 7 days for less than $300.

How popular is this Los Angeles to Panama City, Panama flight route?

Flights from Los Angeles to Panama City Tocumen Intl have been viewed 60 times in the past calendar month.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Los Angeles to Panama City, Panama round-trip?

Spirit Airlines, at $254, was found to be the cheapest airline from Los Angeles to Panama City, Panama.. Spirit Airlines is priced at 58% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Los Angeles to Panama City, Panama?

American Airlines, Aeromexico and Avianca are the most popular airlines when flying from Los Angeles to Panama City, Panama.

What are the most reliable airlines from Los Angeles to Panama City, Panama?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Los Angeles to Panama City, Panama are EVA Air (89%), Copa Airlines (89%) and Asiana Airlines (89%).

What are the cheapest flights from Los Angeles to Panama City, Panama?

On average you can expect to pay $802 for a flight from Los Angeles to Panama City, Panama. The cheapest flight overall is $82 while the most popular route, (Los Angeles - Panama City Tocumen Intl) is currently priced at $256.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Panama City, Panama

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Panama City from Los Angeles?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Los Angeles to Panama City Tocumen Intl

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles 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.


Do I need a test to fly back to Los Angeles from Panama City?

Returning to Los Angeles from Panama City Tocumen Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Panama City Tocumen Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Los Angeles.

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

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Destination information for Panama City

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Los Angeles to Panama City.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.00
Average temperature for January in Panama City
89.6 °F

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing Panama City

Top 7 airlines flying from Los Angeles to Panama City Tocumen Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Los Angeles 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
$222 $490 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$280 $635 No cancel fee 71%
Aeromexico
$477 $555 No cancel fee N/A
Avianca
$494 $567 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$501 $634 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$541 $624 No cancel fee N/A
Copa Airlines
$552 $748 No cancel fee 70%

Hourly flight availability from Los Angeles to Panama City

See what time of day planes typically take off from Los Angeles towards Panama City.
Evening 6 PM to midnight 100% of LAX to PTY departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of LAX to PTY departures
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Midnight
6 AM
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Weekly flight availability
from Los Angeles to Panama City
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Los Angeles to Panama City.
Sunday
8 daily flights
Monday
8 daily flights
Tuesday
8 daily flights
Wednesday
8 daily flights
Thursday
8 daily flights
Friday
8 daily flights
Saturday
9 daily flights
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