Best time to go: what is the RIGHT price for a round-trip flight to Panama (Panama City) (from: New York City)

The average price to go to Panama (Panama City) from New York City airport is $ 508 (round trip). However, there are variations depending on the departure month. Thus, it is possible to pay for your plane ticket on average between $ 419 (in may) and $ 717 (in december), which is a saving of $ 90 or a surplus of $ 209 (compared to the average price) depending on the period you leave.

The analysis of all prices reveals that the most frequent price is between $433 to $487 and it is generally more economical to leave on a wednesday and return on a wednesday on a flight with 1 or more layovers.

Be careful, the cheapest months may correspond to unfavorable weather periods . Check out our page best time to go to Panama (Panama City) before booking your flight.

If you want to know when to book your flight at the best price, go straight to the second part of this page: When to buy your New York City-Panama (Panama City) plane ticket.

How are these data calculated?

We have studied a sample of 60086 airfare prices from previous years for flights to Panama (Panama City) from New York City and can thus establish precise and credible price variation trends based on different parameters. Of course, prices can vary from year to year, but the seasonal aspect of this data (recurrence of school holidays, events... from year to year) makes these statistics quite reliable.

Average price depending on the departure month

Data analysis:

By leaving in may, the price of the plane ticket will statistically be the cheapest ($ 419, saving $ 90 compared to the average price over the year which is $ 508). Conversely, december will be the most expensive ($ 717).

Flight New York City-Panama (Panama City): when is the best time to go for the best price?

Month Average price Our opinion
January $ 512 fair price
February $ 601 fair price
March $ 444 good price
April $ 488 good price
May $ 419
very good price
June $ 484 good price
July $ 586 fair price
August $ 497 good price
September $ 419 good price
October $ 424 good price
November $ 505 good price
December $ 717
very high price

Price breakdown to travel from New York City to Panama (Panama City)

Data analysis:

The prices for flights from New York City to Panama (Panama City) range from $162 to $973. 1% of tickets were purchased at the minimum price (from $163 to $217), 1% at the maximum price (from $919 to $973). The majority of plane tickets were purchased in the range of $487 to $541 (16% of tickets).

Cheapest airlines for the New York City->Panama flight

There are 8 companies that serve New York City from Panama (Panama City) airport: Copa, United, Spirit Airlines, Avianca Brazil, jetBlue, Avianca (scheduled), Iberia and Air New Zealand.

Data analysis:

Of the 60086 flights analyzed in previous years, Copa was the airline that offered the best fare most often in the flight ticket search results (54% of the time) on the New York City->Panama route.

Direct flight or flight with layover?

Data analysis:

To get the best price for the New York City-Panama (Panama City) flight, you should take a flight with one or more layovers (you will save an average of $ 90 compared to a direct flight).

Which day of the week to leave?

Data analysis:

Statistically, New York City-Panama (Panama City) flights departing on a wednesday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a wednesday as your departure date, you can save an average of $23. On the other hand, departing on a saturday may cost you an additional $45.

Which day of the week to come back?

Data analysis:

Statistically, return flights from Panama (Panama City) to New York City departing on a wednesday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a wednesday for your return date, you will save an average of $45. Conversely, departing from Panama (Panama City) on a saturday may cost you an additional $66.

Top prices New York City-Panama (Panama City)

Round tripDatesPrice
New York City → Panama City15-01 to 19-01-2024$ 330 
New York City → Panama City22-01 to 28-01-2024$ 312 
New York City → Panama City24-01 to 28-01-2024$ 311 
New York City → Panama City26-01 to 31-01-2024$ 311 
New York City → Panama City01-02 to 17-02-2024$ 353 
New York City → Panama City11-02 to 21-02-2024$ 300 
New York City → Panama City13-02 to 22-02-2024$ 315 
New York City → Panama City23-02 to 29-02-2024$ 309 
New York City → Panama City10-03 to 15-03-2024$ 309 
New York City → Panama City12-03 to 19-03-2024$ 298 

When to book your flight New York City - Panama (Panama City) to get the cheapest price?

Statistically, you will make the biggest savings by buying your plane ticket between 1 to 2 months in advance. However, you may end up paying a high price if you book between 11 to 12 months in advance.

Did you know: the price of plane tickets not only varies depending on how far in advance you book, but also on the day of the week you book! So, to maximize your chances of getting the best price for a New York City-Panama flight, it is recommended to book your ticket on a wednesday.

What month are you going to Panama (Panama City)?

We specifically give you the best time to buy your plane ticket and the right price to pay based on your departure month:

january february march april may june july august september october november december

How far in advance should I buy my flight?

Data analysis:

To get the cheapest flight ticket from New York City to Panama (Panama City), it is recommended to buy it 1 to 2 months before departure (it is then on average 445 $, which is a saving of 63 $ compared to the overall average price). On the other hand, if you buy your ticket 11 to 12 months in advance, you will pay the full price (380 $ more than the average price).

What day of the week should I book my flight ticket?

Data analysis:

Statistically, wednesday is the day when plane tickets for New York City->Panama are the cheapest. So, by buying your plane ticket on a wednesday, you will save $11. Conversely, by buying it on a friday, you may end up paying $10 more.

New York City to Panama (Panama City): flight price when booking today

Information: this data is not statistics but comes from real prices collected less than 7 days ago. Some months may not be available as we do not have enough data for them.

Month Current price
December 2023$ 931
$463 to $1561
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January 2024$ 492
$303 to $784
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February 2024$ 540
$300 to $1082
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March 2024$ 491
$298 to $604
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April 2024$ 621
$426 to $1282
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May 2024$ 510
$403 to $601
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June 2024$ 896
$571 to $2071
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July 2024$ 957
$605 to $1282
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August 2024$ 862
$566 to $1262
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September 2024$ 903
$604 to $1202
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October 2024$ 534
$446 to $588
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November 2024$ 596
$472 to $1115
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Data analysis:

Compared to the average price, january and february are cheaper to travel to Panama (Panama City). So it may be interesting to book now to leave during these months!

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