The cheapest times to fly from PTY to DFW are

  • May 7th to June 10th
  • July 9th to November 18th

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 DFW is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $912 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $356 for Wednesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Dallas

Flying from Panama City (PTY) to Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) will usually cost between $393 to $661 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $387. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $774. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $387 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $578 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PTY to DFW flight.

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

PTY to DFW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PTY to DFW 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 $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Dallas, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Panama City. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $66 (11%) 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 $506. Return trip prices are from the DFW 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 DFW 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 34 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking PTY to DFW

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 DFW — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $568
  • Average savings: $9 (1.6%)

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Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from PTY to DFW? 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 Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport to Tocumen International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1994 miles or 3209 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PTY to DFW flight is about 4 hour 34 minutes.

How many flights go between Panama City and Dallas/Fort Worth, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 53 available flights from PTY to DFW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codePTY
Origination airport nameTocumen International Airport
CityPanama City

Return Airport

Destination codeDFW
Destination airport nameDallas/Fort Worth International Airport
CityDallas/Fort Worth, TX
Countrythe United States


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