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Cheap Flights to Panama City
|Popular in||December||High demand for flights, 12% potential price rise|
|Cheapest in||September||Best time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop|
|Average price||C$ 658||Average for round-trip flights in June 2020|
|Round-trip from||C$ 534||From Toronto to Panama City|
Cheapest prices for Panama City flights by month
When is the best time to fly to Panama City?
Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
YTO - PTY
C$ 517 - C$ 974
30 - 32 °C
0 - 40 mm
When is the best time to book a flight to Panama City?
The price you pay for your flight to Panama City may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 31 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase in the final two weeks or so before your departure date.
Which day is cheapest to fly to Panama City?
Monday is currently, on average, the cheapest day to fly to Panama City. Flying on Saturday will result in higher flight prices.
What time of day is cheapest to fly?
Panama City flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight at noon. Booking a flight in the afternoon will likely mean higher prices.
How long is the flight to Panama City?
Flights to Panama City, Panama from Canada range from 6-20h. Your flight is more likely to be on the shorter end of the spectrum if you’re flying out of Toronto Pearson, while those departing from as far west as Vancouver may expect a flight closer to the 20-hour range. Your flight time is also subject to the number of stopovers, the length of each stopover, and the time of year.
Where can you get direct flights to Panama City from?
Yes, direct flights to Panama City are available from certain Canadian cities via select airlines. Both Air Canada and Copa Airlines offer direct flights from Toronto Pearson International Airport to Panama City daily. Other international airports, including Montreal, Vancouver, Calgary, and Ottawa, also service daily flights to Panama City, but with at least one stopover along the way. Common layover cities include Denver, Atlanta, Newark Liberty, and El Salvador International airports.
How do you get from Panama City airport to the city centre?
Panama City is home to one international airport, Tocumen International Airport, which is about 20km from the city centre. There are several options available to you to reach Panama City after exiting the arrivals terminal. If you want to take a taxi, it’s safe to do so in Panama City, just be sure to do so from the taxi stand to avoid scammers. A taxi will take about 25 minutes to arrive in the city centre and cost about C$40 for one to two riders. Tipping is not necessary. Uber and Lyft are also available and safe options, with rates ranging from about C$20-30.
Pineapple Shuttle is a more economical choice, providing riders with transport into the city centre from the airport three times a day for just about C$12 per rider. They drop riders off at various hotels and hostels throughout the city, so be sure the route includes a drop-off point near your destination. Though buses run from the airport into the city, they tend to be overcrowded and slow moving, so only use them if you have hardly any luggage and plenty of time to spare. A bus journey will cost you less than C$2, one way, per passenger.
What are some things to do in Panama City?
Panama City is a vibrant and historic city, making it a great place to visit. The famous Panama Canal is a must-see, as this man-made waterway connects the Pacific and the Atlantic Oceans and welcomes thousands of ships annually. Casco Viejo is a neighborhood renowned for its architecture, delectable restaurants and cafes, and gorgeous boutique hotels, so definitely worth exploring. A stroll through Metropolitan Natural Park will introduce visitors to jungles replete with sloths, exotic birds, and trails for safe passage.
Do I need a passport or visa to fly to Panama City?
Canadian citizens do need a valid passport to travel to Panama, however, a visa is not required as long the purpose of your visit is tourism or business.