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

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The best prices from San Francisco to Panama City Tocumen Intl 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 (SFO) to Panama City (PTY)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to PTY flight in 2022: compare San Francisco to Panama City flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Panama City.
SFO - PTY
Price
$655 - $1,017
PTY
Temperature
78.8 - 80.6 °F
PTY
Precipitation
0.4 - 13.4 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 to Panama City Tocumen Intl

One-way from

$147

One-way flight from San Francisco 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.
When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Panama City, Panama (SFO - PTY)?

It’s optimal to fly from San Francisco to Panama City, Panama in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 30% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at noon.

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

Flights from San Francisco to Panama City, Panama are found to be more expensive on Saturday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Panama City, Panama.

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

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, Panama. Flights to Panama City, Panama from San Francisco in August are about $732 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $427.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 32 days in advance to save up to 1% 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 32 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 to Panama City, Panama 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $723, or $723 for flights within the next 24 hours.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Panama City in January, February 2022

The best prices found for SFO to PTY flights for January, February
9 Feb - 8 Mar
$317pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
9 Feb - 8 Mar
$324pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
9 Feb - 7 Mar
$327pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Panama City 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Panama City from San Francisco found for this year
9 Feb - 8 Mar
$317pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
9 Feb - 8 Mar
$324pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
9 Feb - 7 Mar
$327pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Panama City from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Panama City direct flight deals
3 Mar - 25 Mar
$405pp
SFO
San Francisco
Copa Airlines
Non-Stop
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Copa Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
2 Mar - 23 Mar
$406pp
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 Mar - 8 Mar
$407pp
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 to Panama City

Late deals on round-trip flights to Panama City from San Francisco, departing today and this week
1 Feb - 5 Apr
$396pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
6 Feb - 11 Feb
$398pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
6 Feb - 10 Feb
$401pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Tocumen Intl from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Panama City
7:33 pm - 5:51 am
Copa Airlines
Nonstop
7h 18m
SFO - PTY
Copa Airlines
$147
Kiwi.com
7:42 pm - 5:48 am
Copa Airlines
Nonstop
7h 06m
SFO - PTY
Copa Airlines
$151
Kiwi.com
7:42 pm - 5:48 am
Copa Airlines
Nonstop
7h 06m
SFO - PTY
Copa Airlines
$152
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Panama City

What airports do I use to fly from San Francisco to Panama City?

To fly from San Francisco to Panama City, you need to book a flight from San Francisco (SFO) to Tocumen Intl (PTY). Nonstop flights to Panama City Tocumen Intl from San Francisco take 7h 06m on average. When it comes time to book airfare, you have a few options: there are 3 outbound flights from San Francisco to Tocumen Intl offered by 7 different airlines.

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 to Panama City, Panama for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Panama City, Panama for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $317, but on average you can expect to pay $350.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Panama City, Panama for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Panama City, Panama under $500. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Panama City, Panama is less than $418.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Panama City, Panama for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to Panama City, Panama within the next 7 days for less than $400.

How popular is this San Francisco to Panama City, Panama flight route?

Flights from San Francisco to Panama City Tocumen Intl have been viewed 12 times in the past calendar month.

What are the most reliable airlines from San Francisco to Panama City, Panama?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from San Francisco to Panama City, Panama on time: EVA Air (82%), United Airlines (82%), Copa Airlines (82%).

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

While on average a flight from San Francisco to Panama City, Panama is generally $821, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $292. When looking at the most popular route, (San Francisco - Panama City Tocumen Intl), you can expect to pay $317 for that flight.

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

The most popular airlines flying from San Francisco to Panama City, Panama are Major Airline, American Airlines and Aeromexico. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Panama City, Panama

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

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

Most visitors from San Francisco 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 Francisco 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 San Francisco 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 Francisco from Panama City?

Returning to San Francisco 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 San Francisco.

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

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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 Francisco to Panama City.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.00
Average temperature for January in Panama City
89.6 °F

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Panama City

Top 6 airlines flying from San Francisco to Panama City Tocumen Intl

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

Hourly flight availability from San Francisco to Panama City

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Francisco towards Panama City.
Evening 6 PM to midnight 100% of SFO to PTY departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of SFO to PTY departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 0% of SFO to PTY departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 0% of SFO to PTY departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from San Francisco to Panama City
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Francisco to Panama City.
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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