The cheapest times to fly from GUA to PTY are

  • January 22nd to June 3rd (except the weeks of February 12th, February 19th, February 26th, April 2nd, April 9th, and May 7th)
  • August 6th to November 18th (except the weeks of September 24th and November 5th)

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 GUA to PTY is early October. Prices can be as high as $390 for Sunday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $323 for Wednesday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Panama City

Flying from Guatemala City (GUA) to Panama City (PTY) will usually cost between $329 to $390 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $334. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $390. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $56 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $349 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GUA to PTY flight.

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

GUA to PTY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GUA to PTY flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Guatemala City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.26, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Panama City, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Guatemala City. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $7 (2%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $346. Return trip prices are from the PTY to GUA 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 GUA to PTY can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 30 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, American, Avianca, Avianca El Salvador, British Airways, COPA, Delta, Iberia, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Tocumen International Airport to La Aurora International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 844 miles or 1358 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GUA to PTY flight is about 2 hour 30 minutes.

How many flights go between Guatemala City and Panama City?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 67 available flights from GUA to PTY.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code GUA
Origination airport name La Aurora International Airport
City Guatemala City
Country Guatemala
Latitude 14.6
Longitude -90.5

Return Airport

Destination code PTY
Destination airport name Tocumen International Airport
City Panama City
Country Panama
Latitude 9.1
Longitude -79.4


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