Cheap flights from San Diego (SAN) to Panama City (PTY)

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The best prices from San Diego to Panama City Tocumen Intl are usually found in July or October, booked 53 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Sunday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Diego (SAN) to Panama City (PTY)

All the information you need to plan the best SAN to PTY flight in 2022: compare San Diego to Panama City flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Panama City.
How far in advance should I book a flight from San Diego to Panama City, Panama?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 54 days in advance to save up to 13% 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 54 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 San Diego to Panama City, Panama 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $656, or $768 for flights within the next 24 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Diego to Panama City, Panama (SAN - PTY)?

Unlike in the afternoon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 8% on flights from San Diego to Panama City, Panama by exploring options for tickets at noon.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Diego to Panama City, Panama?

The best pricing can be found in the month of July. Prices to Panama City, Panama from San Diego average $644. You can even find prices in July for less than $644, as users have found deals to Panama City, Panama from as low as $253. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Panama City, Panama from San Diego. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 32%.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from San Diego to Panama City, Panama?

Users have found that leaving on a Wednesday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 11% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

Cheap flights from San Diego to Panama City in May, June 2022

The best prices found for SAN to PTY flights for May, June
21 May - 4 Jun
$466pp
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
20 May - 22 May
$471pp
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
20 May - 22 May
$476pp
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego

San Diego to Panama City 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Panama City from San Diego found for this year
7 Sep - 13 Sep
$426pp
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
7 Sep - 13 Sep
$427pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
14 Sep - 19 Sep
$429pp
SAN
San Diego
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego

Last minute flights from San Diego to Panama City

Late deals on round-trip flights to Panama City from San Diego, departing today and this week
23 May - 5 Jun
$709pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
24 May - 7 Jun
$724pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Spirit Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
23 May - 7 Jun
$740pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego

One-way flights to Tocumen Intl from San Diego

The cheapest one-way flights from San Diego to Panama City
2:13 pm - 3:07 pm
United Airlines
2 Stops
22h 54m
SAN - PTY
United Airlines
$465
United
3:00 am - 9:00 pm
Spirit Airlines
3 Stops
40h 00m
SAN - PTY
Spirit Airlines
$532
FlightHub
2:25 am - 3:42 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
11h 17m
SAN - PTY
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From San Diego to Panama City

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

Some of our airline partners flying from San Diego to Panama City Tocumen Intl have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. United Airlines, American Airlines, and Spirit Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like United Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from San Diego to Panama City, Panama for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Diego to Panama City, Panama for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $426, but on average you can expect to pay $486.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Diego to Panama City, Panama for under $800?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Diego to Panama City, Panama within the next 7 days for less than $800.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from San Diego to Panama City, Panama round-trip?

Currently priced at $426, United Airlines will fly you from San Diego to Panama City, Panama and back. In addition to United Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from American Airlines and Delta - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $429 and $466, respectively. United Airlines is priced at 33% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from San Diego to Panama City, Panama one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for United Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $177. Users have also found prices from $201 and $308 on Delta and American Airlines, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from San Diego to Panama City, Panama?

While on average a flight from San Diego to Panama City, Panama is generally $778, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $269. When looking at the most popular route, (San Diego - Panama City Tocumen Intl), you can expect to pay $427 for that flight.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from San Diego to Panama City, Panama?

American Airlines, Copa Airlines and Delta are the most popular airlines when flying from San Diego to Panama City, Panama.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Panama City, Panama

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Panama City from San Diego?

Information is based on travel restrictions from San Diego to Panama City Tocumen Intl

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Diego 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 San Diego from Panama City?

Returning to San Diego 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 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to San Diego.

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

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Destination information for Panama City

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Diego to Panama City.
Today's exchange rate
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Average temperature for May in Panama City
87.8 °F

Airports servicing San Diego

Airports servicing Panama City

Top 5 airlines flying from San Diego to Panama City Tocumen Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Diego 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
$243 $477 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$369 $571 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$445 $562 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$450 $572 No cancel fee 69%
Copa Airlines
$542 $561 No cancel fee 70%
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