The cheapest times to fly from BNA to ECP are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • August 6th to December 16th (except the week of November 19th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from BNA to ECP is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $954 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $192 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Panama City

Flying from Nashville, TN (BNA) to Panama City, FL (ECP) will usually cost between $204 to $441 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $218. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $455. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $236 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $277 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BNA to ECP flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the BNA to ECP route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

BNA to ECP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BNA to ECP flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Nashville. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.43, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $75 (23%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $252. Return trip prices are from the ECP to BNA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from BNA to ECP can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 42 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from BNA to ECP while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Eglin AFB Destin Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS) in Valparaiso, FL

  • 44 miles (71 km) away from ECP
  • Usually 10.11% less expensive than ECP
  • 1-layover flights available

See BNA to VPS flights

Destination alternative #2: Pensacola International Airport (PNS) in Pensacola, FL

  • 83 miles (134 km) away from ECP
  • Usually 9.21% less expensive than ECP
  • Nonstop flights available

See BNA to PNS flights

Destination alternative #3: Mobile Regional Airport (MOB) in Mobile, AL

  • 147 miles (237 km) away from ECP
  • Usually 7.40% less expensive than ECP
  • 1-layover flights available

See BNA to MOB flights

Destination alternative #4: Montgomery Regional Airport (MGM) in Montgomery, AL

  • 139 miles (224 km) away from ECP
  • Usually 5.60% less expensive than ECP
  • 1-layover flights available

See BNA to MGM flights

Destination alternative #5: Southwest Georgia Regional Airport (ABY) in Albany, GA

  • 125 miles (201 km) away from ECP
  • Usually 5.23% less expensive than ECP
  • 1-layover flights available

See BNA to ABY flights

Destination alternative #6: Tallahassee International Airport (TLH) in Tallahassee, FL

  • 86 miles (138 km) away from ECP
  • Usually 3.97% less expensive than ECP
  • 1-layover flights available

See BNA to TLH flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from BNA to ECP? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport to Nashville International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 402 miles or 647 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from BNA to ECP?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BNA to ECP flight is about 1 hour 42 minutes.

How many flights go between Nashville, TN and Panama City, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 48 available flights from BNA to ECP.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeBNA
Origination airport nameNashville International Airport
CityNashville, TN
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeECP
Destination airport nameNorthwest Florida Beaches International Airport
CityPanama City, FL
Countrythe United States


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from BNA to ECP tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 38% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 3% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave ECP heading for BNA about 9 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Panama City, FL is about 2 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Southwest: 9 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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