Cheap flights from San Francisco International (SFO) to Panama City (PTY)

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The best prices from San Francisco International to Panama City are usually found in August or May, booked 32 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco International (SFO) to Panama City (PTY)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to PTY flight in 2021: compare San Francisco International to Panama City flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Panama City.
SFO - PTY
Price
$655 - $1,017
PTY
Temperature
86 - 89.6 °F
PTY
Rainfall
0 - 1.6 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 10% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$655

From San Francisco International to Panama City

One-way from

$260

One-way flight from San Francisco International 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 San Francisco International to Panama City?

Leaving on a Monday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 12% on the overall cost on flights from San Francisco International to Panama City.

How far in advance should I book a flight from San Francisco International to Panama City?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 59 days in advance to save up to 16% 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 59 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 Francisco International to Panama City 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $593, or $652 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco International to Panama City?

August can be a great time to fly to Panama City from San Francisco International with a flight ticket averaging about $546. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $294. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco International to Panama City (SFO - PTY)?

When flying from San Francisco International to Panama City, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the morning, which can drop the price by up to 30% versus a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from San Francisco International to Panama City in May, June 2021

The best prices found for SFO to PTY flights for May, June
3 Jun - 6 Jun
$677pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
14 Jun - 20 Jun
$681pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
14 Jun - 20 Jun
$690pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco International to Panama City 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Panama City from San Francisco International found for this year
4 Sep - 12 Sep
$576pp
SFO
San Francisco
Avianca
 
1 STOP
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Avianca
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
4 Sep - 12 Sep
$579pp
SFO
San Francisco
Avianca
 
1 STOP
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Avianca
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
17 Aug - 26 Aug
$580pp
SFO
San Francisco
Avianca
 
1 STOP
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Avianca
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Panama City from San Francisco International

Save time with San Francisco International to Panama City direct flight deals
20 Sep - 29 Sep
$616pp
SFO
San Francisco
Copa Airlines
Non-Stop
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Copa Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
8 Sep - 16 Sep
$668pp
SFO
San Francisco
Copa Airlines
Non-Stop
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Copa Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
1 Oct - 9 Oct
$688pp
SFO
San Francisco
Copa Airlines
Non-Stop
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Copa Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco International to Panama City

Late deals on round-trip flights to Panama City from San Francisco International, departing today and this week
24 May - 28 May
$805pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
25 May - 28 May
$806pp
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
24 May - 28 May
$808pp
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Panama City from San Francisco International

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco International to Panama City
9:30 pm - 6:46 am
Copa Airlines
Nonstop
7h 16m
SFO - PTY
Copa Airlines
$260
Kiwi.com
8:40 pm - 8:45 pm
Avianca
1 Stop
22h 05m
SFO - PTY
Avianca
$403
Avianca
6:20 pm - 8:59 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
48h 39m
SFO - PTY
Multiple Airlines
$412
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From San Francisco International to Panama City

Are flight prices decreasing from San Francisco 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 San Francisco 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 San Francisco 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, Aeromexico, and United Airlines flying from San Francisco to Panama City Tocumen Intl have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from San Francisco International to Panama City for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco International to Panama City for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Avianca for just $576, but on average you can expect to pay $645.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco International to Panama City for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 10 direct flights from San Francisco International to Panama City under $700. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco International to Panama City is less than $754.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco International to Panama City for under $900?

There are currently 5+ open flights from San Francisco International to Panama City within the next 7 days for less than $900.

How popular is this flight route?

The San Francisco to Panama City Tocumen Intl flight path was viewed by 12 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in San Francisco or Panama City?

When traveling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in San Francisco is typically greater than that of Panama City. We can gather that this will continue over the next 7 days.

Is San Francisco 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 San Francisco.

How long is the flight from San Francisco International to Panama City?

Copa Airlines and Avianca can get you from San Francisco International to Panama City in just under 7h 16m. Your travel time can differ by up to 1h 09m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from San Francisco International to Panama City round-trip?

Flying on Avianca is currently your cheapest option to Panama City, with prices starting at $576. Another option worth looking into is Copa Airlines, starting at $688 round trip. Avianca is currently priced 21% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from San Francisco International to Panama City one-way?

$223 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Copa Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Avianca, with prices from $386.

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Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Francisco International to Panama City.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.00
Flight duration
7h 30m
Average temperature for May in Panama City
87.8 °F

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Top 6 airlines flying from San Francisco International to Panama City

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco International 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
American Airlines
$337 $602 No cancel fee 71%
Aeromexico
$438 $625 No cancel fee N/A
Avianca
$567 $703 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$498 $739 No cancel fee N/A
Copa Airlines
$576 $785 No cancel fee 70%
United Airlines
$533 $857 No cancel fee 69%
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