The cheapest times to fly from PTY to BNA are

  • January 8th to February 18th
  • April 9th to July 22nd (except the weeks of April 16th and May 7th)
  • October 15th 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 BNA is early June. Prices can be as high as $1538 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $504 for Tuesday flights around early June.


When to Fly to Nashville

Flying from Panama City (PTY) to Nashville, TN (BNA) will usually cost between $504 to $812 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 $512. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $990. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $478 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $668 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PTY to BNA flight.

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

PTY to BNA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PTY to BNA flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Panama City. 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 BNA, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into PTY. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Nashville, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Panama City. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $44 (6%) 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 $667. Return trip prices are from the BNA to PTY 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 PTY to BNA can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 27 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking PTY to BNA

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 BNA — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $457
  • Average savings: $211 (31.55%)

See PTY to TPA flights

Hack #2: Tampa, FL (PTY > TPA > BNA)

  • Price for both tickets: $619
  • Average savings: $49 (7.34%)

See PTY to MIA flights

Hack #3: Fort Lauderdale, FL (PTY > FLL > BNA)

  • Price for both tickets: $620
  • Average savings: $49 (7.26%)

See PTY to FLL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air China, American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1924 miles or 3096 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PTY to BNA flight is about 4 hour 27 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from PTY to BNA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codePTY
Origination airport nameTocumen International Airport
CityPanama City

Return Airport

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


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