Cheap flights from San Jose (SJC) to Panama City (PTY)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
San Jose (SJC) to Panama City (PTY)

All the information you need to plan the best SJC to PTY flight in 2021: compare San Jose to Panama City flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Panama City.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from San Jose to Panama City?

Thursday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from San Jose to Panama City. 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.

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

Flights from San Jose to Panama City lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from San Jose to Panama City in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $294.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Jose to Panama City (SJC - PTY)?

It’s typically best to fly out from San Jose to Panama City in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 66% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

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

The best prices found for SJC to PTY flights for May, June
20 May - 23 May
$579pp
SJC
San Jose
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJC
San Jose
21 Jun - 27 Jun
$597pp
SJC
San Jose
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJC
San Jose
4 Jun - 6 Jun
$619pp
SJC
San Jose
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJC
San Jose

San Jose to Panama City 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Panama City from San Jose found for this year
1 Sep - 30 Sep
$531pp
SJC
San Jose
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJC
San Jose
1 Sep - 30 Sep
$535pp
SJC
San Jose
Delta
 
1 STOP
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SJC
San Jose
1 Sep - 30 Sep
$541pp
SJC
San Jose
Delta
 
1 STOP
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
SJC
San Jose

One-way flights to Panama City from San Jose

The cheapest one-way flights from San Jose to Panama City
6:55 pm - 8:56 am
Delta
1 Stop
12h 01m
SJC - PTY
Delta
$233
Delta
4:25 am - 4:28 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
22h 03m
SJC - PTY
Multiple Airlines
$400
KAYAK

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Flight FAQs

From San Jose to Panama City

Are flight prices decreasing from San Jose 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 Jose 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 Jose to Panama City Tocumen Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like United Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta flying from San Jose to Panama City Tocumen Intl have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Jose to Panama City for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $531, but on average you can expect to pay $626.

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

There are no nonstop flights from San Jose to Panama City, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Does it rain more in San Jose or Panama City?

San Jose will have the same amount of rainfall in 1 compared to Panama City over the next 1 days.

Is San Jose weather warmer or cooler than Panama City?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 90 °F on average in the month of January. The temperature in Panama City is typically hotter than in San Jose. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from San Jose to Panama City?

Airlines like United Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta fly from San Jose to Panama City in about 9h 04m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 2h 57m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

Currently priced at $531, United Airlines will fly you from San Jose to Panama City and back. In addition to United Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Delta and American Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $535 and $554, respectively. These flights start at 21% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Delta, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $233.

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Average temperature for May in Panama City
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Top 3 airlines flying from San Jose to Panama City

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Jose 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
Delta
$533 $572 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$529 $620 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$506 $630 No cancel fee 71%
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