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San Jose (SJC) to Panama

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 53 days in advance, which can save you up to 10% on flights from San Jose to Panama compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 53 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $725. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $799.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Jose to Panama?

Flights from San Jose to Panama lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from San Jose to Panama in September, with the cheapest ticket starting at $282.

Cheap flights from San Jose to Panama in December, January 2021

The best prices found for SJC to Panama flights for December, January
18 Dec - 24 Dec
$310pp
SJC
San Jose
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SJC
San Jose
18 Dec - 24 Dec
$315pp
SJC
San Jose
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SJC
San Jose
17 Jan - 28 Jan
$355pp
SJC
San Jose
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SJC
San Jose

San Jose to Panama 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Panama from San Jose found for this year
18 Dec - 24 Dec
$310pp
SJC
San Jose
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SJC
San Jose
18 Dec - 24 Dec
$315pp
SJC
San Jose
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SJC
San Jose
17 Dec - 21 Dec
$499pp
SJC
San Jose
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
PTY
Panama City Tocumen Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJC
San Jose

One-way flights to Panama from San Jose

The cheapest one-way flights from San Jose to Panama
12:12 pm - 8:51 am
Delta
2 Stops
41h 39m
SJC - PTY
Delta
$235
Delta
1:00 pm - 4:10 am
Copa Airlines
1 Stop
12h 10m
SJC - PTY
Copa Airlines
$335
Kiwi.com
7:57 am - 12:02 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
25h 05m
SJC - PTY
Multiple Airlines
$367
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From San Jose to Panama

Are flight prices decreasing from San Jose to Panama 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 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from San Jose to Panama to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta is one of them. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from San Jose to Panama. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from San Jose to Panama have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from San Jose to Panama that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are United Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from San Jose to Panama for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Jose to Panama for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $310, but on average you can expect to pay $487.

Are there nonstop flights from San Jose to Panama for under $300 on Cheapflights?

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

How long is the flight from San Jose to Panama?

Departing from San Jose to Panama will take you 11h 10m. 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 round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from San Jose to Panama round-trip from $413. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Delta, from $511, and American Airlines, from $751.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $223 on Delta. Another option is Copa Airlines, who have fights from $311.

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Airports servicing San Jose

Airports servicing

Puerto Piña Bahia Pinas (BFQ)
Panama City Panamá Pacifico (BLB)
Bocas del Toro (BOC)
Changuinola (CHX)
David Enrique Malek (DAV)
Jaqué (JQE)

Top 3 airlines from San Jose to Panama

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Jose to Panama 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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