The cheapest times to fly from FNT to PTY are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 2nd to June 10th
  • September 3rd to October 7th
  • October 29th to December 9th (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 FNT to PTY is late January. Prices can be as high as $1387 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $774 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Panama City

Flying from Flint, MI (FNT) to Panama City (PTY) will usually cost between $794 to $925 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $824. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1173. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $349 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $845 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FNT to PTY flight.

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

FNT to PTY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FNT to PTY flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Flint. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.22, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to PTY, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into FNT. Saturdays 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 $110 (11%) 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 $809. Return trip prices are from the PTY to FNT 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 FNT to PTY can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 13 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking FNT to PTY

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from FNT to PTY — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Tampa, FL (FNT > TPA > PTY)

  • Price for both tickets: $634
  • Average savings: $211 (24.97%)

See FNT to TPA flights

Hack #2: Miami, FL (FNT > MIA > PTY)

  • Price for both tickets: $649
  • Average savings: $196 (23.2%)

See FNT to MIA flights

Hack #3: Atlanta, GA (FNT > ATL > PTY)

  • Price for both tickets: $652
  • Average savings: $194 (22.9%)

See FNT to ATL flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from FNT to PTY? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, American, British Airways, COPA, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Tocumen International Airport to Bishop International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2356 miles or 3792 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from FNT to PTY?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FNT to PTY flight is about 5 hour 13 minutes.

How many flights go between Flint, MI and Panama City?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from FNT to PTY.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeFNT
Origination airport nameBishop International Airport
CityFlint, MI
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codePTY
Destination airport nameTocumen International Airport
CityPanama City


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