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The cheapest times to fly from BUF to ECP are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • May 21st to June 17th
  • August 20th to November 18th (except the week of October 8th)

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 BUF to ECP is early September. Prices can be as high as $1417 for Friday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $235 for Tuesday flights around early September.

 

When to Fly to Panama City

Flying from Buffalo, NY (BUF) to Panama City, FL (ECP) will usually cost between $258 to $499 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $265. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $793. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $528 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $366 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BUF to ECP flight.

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

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BUF to ECP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BUF to ECP flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Buffalo. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.24, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ECP, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into BUF. Fridays 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 $124 (29%) 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 $302. Return trip prices are from the ECP to BUF flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from BUF to ECP can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 42 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from BUF to ECP while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Mobile Regional Airport (MOB) in Mobile, AL

  • 147 miles (237 km) away from ECP
  • Usually 2.60% less expensive than ECP
  • 1-layover flights available

See BUF to MOB flights

Destination alternative #2: Eglin AFB Destin Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS) in Valparaiso, FL

  • 44 miles (71 km) away from ECP
  • Usually 1.37% less expensive than ECP
  • 1-layover flights available

See BUF to VPS flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from BUF 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 Buffalo Niagara International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 952 miles or 1532 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BUF to ECP flight is about 2 hour 42 minutes.

How many flights go between Buffalo, NY and Panama City, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 52 available flights from BUF to ECP.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeBUF
Origination airport nameBuffalo Niagara International Airport
CityBuffalo, NY
Countrythe United States
Latitude42.9
Longitude-78.7

Return Airport

Destination codeECP
Destination airport nameNorthwest Florida Beaches International Airport
CityPanama City, FL
Countrythe United States
Latitude30.4
Longitude-85.8

 

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