Cheap flights from San Salvador (SAL) to Panama City (PTY)

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The best prices from San Salvador El Salvador Intl to Panama City Tocumen Intl are usually found in May or October, booked 46 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Sunday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Salvador (SAL) to Panama City (PTY)

All the information you need to plan the best SAL to PTY flight in 2022: compare San Salvador to Panama City flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Panama City.
SAL - PTY
Price
$385 - $505
PTY
Temperature
78.8 - 80.6 °F
PTY
Precipitation
0.4 - 13.4 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 15% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 11% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$385

From San Salvador El Salvador Intl to Panama City Tocumen Intl

One-way from

$158

One-way flight from San Salvador El Salvador Intl 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 San Salvador to Panama City, Panama?

May can be a great time to fly to Panama City, Panama from San Salvador with a flight ticket averaging about $431. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as $229. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from San Salvador to Panama City, Panama in the afternoon. Doing so could potentially save you 31% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from San Salvador to Panama City, Panama, book at least 39 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 31% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $468 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $586.

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

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 18% on the overall cost on flights from San Salvador to Panama City, Panama.

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

The best prices found for SAL to PTY flights for January, February
3 Feb - 13 Feb
$232pp
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
3 Feb - 17 Feb
$241pp
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
3 Feb - 13 Feb
$254pp
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl

San Salvador El Salvador Intl to Panama City 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Panama City from San Salvador found for this year
3 Feb - 13 Feb
$232pp
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
3 Feb - 17 Feb
$241pp
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
3 Feb - 13 Feb
$254pp
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl

Non-stop flights to Panama City from San Salvador

Save time with San Salvador to Panama City direct flight deals
9 Mar - 12 Mar
$271pp
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
Copa Airlines
Non-Stop
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Copa Airlines
Non-Stop
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
28 Mar - 31 Mar
$272pp
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
Copa Airlines
Non-Stop
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Copa Airlines
Non-Stop
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
21 Mar - 24 Mar
$275pp
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
Copa Airlines
Non-Stop
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Copa Airlines
Non-Stop
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl

Last minute flights from San Salvador to Panama City

Late deals on round-trip flights to Panama City from San Salvador, departing today and this week
27 Jan - 29 Jan
$280pp
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Avianca
Non-Stop
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
30 Jan - 5 Feb
$290pp
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Copa Airlines
Non-Stop
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
28 Jan - 3 Feb
$299pp
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAL
San Salvador El Salvador Intl

One-way flights to Tocumen Intl from San Salvador

The cheapest one-way flights from San Salvador to Panama City
4:35 pm - 7:30 pm
Avianca
Nonstop
1h 55m
SAL - PTY
Avianca
$158
Travelgenio
9:13 am - 12:18 pm
Copa Airlines
Nonstop
2h 05m
SAL - PTY
Copa Airlines
$160
Kiwi.com
10:35 am - 8:59 pm
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
33h 24m
SAL - PTY
Spirit Airlines
$161
SmartFares

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From San Salvador to Panama City

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

You will need to book a flight from San Salvador El Salvador Intl to Panama City Tocumen Intl if you want to fly from San Salvador to Panama City. At least 3 different airlines have flights from El Salvador Intl (SAL) to Tocumen Intl (PTY) on a regular basis. There are 7 flights to Panama City from the San Salvador airport per day. If you manage to book one that is nonstop, then you can expect the flight time from SAL to PTY to be around 1h 50m.

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

Avianca, Copa Airlines, and Spirit Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Salvador to Panama City, Panama for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $232, but on average you can expect to pay $264.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Salvador to Panama City, Panama under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Salvador to Panama City, Panama is less than $286.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from San Salvador to Panama City, Panama?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Tuesday, Saturday.

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

The San Salvador El Salvador Intl to Panama City Tocumen Intl flight path was viewed by 258 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

How many flights depart from San Salvador to Panama City, Panama on average per day?

On average, you can expect to see 1 flight from San Salvador to Panama City, Panama a day.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from San Salvador to Panama City, Panama?

Departing from San Salvador to Panama City, Panama will take you 2h 03m. Airlines will cover a distance of 725 mi. 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 Salvador to Panama City, Panama round-trip?

According to our current data, Spirit Airlines ($232), and Copa Airlines ($266) offers the cheapest pricing from San Salvador to Panama City, Panama. You may be able to fly from San Salvador to Panama City, Panama for 46% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $110 on Spirit Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Copa Airlines from $113 and Avianca from $142 one-way.

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

When booking a flight from San Salvador to Panama City, Panama, you may want to consider flying on American Airlines, Avianca or Copa Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most reliable airlines from San Salvador 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 Salvador to Panama City, Panama on time: KLM (97%), Air Europa (97%), Copa Airlines (97%).

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

While on average a flight from San Salvador to Panama City, Panama is generally $359, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $287. When looking at the most popular route, (San Salvador El Salvador Intl - Panama City Tocumen Intl), you can expect to pay $260 for that flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Panama City, Panama

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

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

Most visitors from San Salvador El Salvador Intl 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 Salvador El Salvador Intl 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 Salvador El Salvador Intl 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 Salvador from Panama City?

Returning to San Salvador El Salvador Intl from Panama City Tocumen Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Panama City Tocumen Intl are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering San Salvador El Salvador Intl.

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

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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 Salvador to Panama City.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.00
Flight duration from SAL to PTY
1h 59m
Average temperature for January in Panama City
89.6 °F

Airports servicing San Salvador

Airports servicing Panama City

Top 3 airlines flying from San Salvador El Salvador Intl to Panama City Tocumen Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Salvador 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
Copa Airlines
$278 $472 No cancel fee 70%
Avianca
$298 $434 No cancel fee 71%
Spirit Airlines
$315 $390 No cancel fee 65%

Hourly flight availability from San Salvador to Panama City

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Salvador towards Panama City.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 77% of SAL to PTY departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 19% of SAL to PTY departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 4% of SAL to PTY departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 0% of SAL to PTY departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from San Salvador to Panama City
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Salvador to Panama City.
Sunday
7 daily flights
Monday
6 daily flights
Tuesday
5 daily flights
Wednesday
8 daily flights
Thursday
10 daily flights
Friday
8 daily flights
Saturday
8 daily flights
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