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The cheapest times to fly from PTY to ALB are

  • January 15th to March 11th (except the weeks of February 5th and February 19th)
  • April 9th to June 24th (except the week of April 16th)
  • July 9th to July 22nd
  • October 29th to November 25th

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 PTY to ALB is early June. Prices can be as high as $1860 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $818 for Tuesday flights around early June.

 

When to Fly to Albany

Flying from Panama City (PTY) to Albany, NY (ALB) will usually cost between $871 to $1135 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early June with an average ticket price of $894. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1860. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $966 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $914 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PTY to ALB flight.

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

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PTY to ALB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PTY to ALB flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Panama City. 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 depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Albany, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Panama City. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $108 (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 $881. Return trip prices are from the ALB to PTY 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 PTY to ALB 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.

 

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 PTY to ALB while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Bradley International Airport (BDL) in Hartford, CT

  • 80 miles (129 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 27.79% less expensive than ALB
  • 1-layover flights available

See PTY to BDL flights

Destination alternative #2: Logan International Airport (BOS) in Boston, MA

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 42.89% less expensive than ALB
  • Nonstop flights available

See PTY to BOS flights

Destination alternative #3: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in Newark, NJ

  • 143 miles (230 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 27.57% less expensive than ALB
  • Nonstop flights available

See PTY to EWR flights

Destination alternative #4: LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in New York, NY

  • 136 miles (219 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 22.65% less expensive than ALB
  • 1-layover flights available

See PTY to LGA flights

Destination alternative #5: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York, NY

  • 146 miles (235 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 22.98% less expensive than ALB
  • Nonstop flights available

See PTY to JFK flights

Destination alternative #6: Worcester Regional Airport (ORH) in Worcester, MA

  • 104 miles (167 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 2.57% less expensive than ALB
  • 2-layover flights available

See PTY to ORH flights

 

Flight Hacking PTY to ALB

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 PTY to ALB — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Miami, FL (PTY > MIA > ALB)

  • Price for both tickets: $601
  • Average savings: $313 (34.27%)

See PTY to MCO flights

Hack #2: Orlando, FL (PTY > MCO > ALB)

  • Price for both tickets: $657
  • Average savings: $258 (28.17%)

See PTY to MIA flights

Hack #3: Tampa, FL (PTY > TPA > ALB)

  • Price for both tickets: $716
  • Average savings: $199 (21.72%)

See PTY to TPA flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2351 miles or 3784 kilometers.

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

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

How many flights go between Panama City and Albany, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from PTY to ALB.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code ALB
Destination airport name Albany International Airport
City Albany, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 42.7
Longitude -73.8

 

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