The cheapest times to fly from PTY to HSV are

  • January 29th to June 10th (except the week of February 19th)
  • September 17th to September 30th
  • October 15th to November 25th (except the week of October 29th)

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 HSV is late May. Prices can be as high as $1204 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $641 for Tuesday flights around late May.


When to Fly to Huntsville

Flying from Panama City (PTY) to Huntsville, AL (HSV) will usually cost between $652 to $927 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May with an average ticket price of $652. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1065. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $413 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $756 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PTY to HSV flight.

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

PTY to HSV Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PTY to HSV 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 $0.26, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to HSV, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into PTY. 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 $83 (10%) 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 $718. Return trip prices are from the HSV 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 HSV 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 16 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 HSV while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) in Birmingham, AL

  • 74 miles (119 km) away from HSV
  • Usually 31.08% less expensive than HSV
  • 1-layover flights available

See PTY to BHM flights

Destination alternative #2: Nashville International Airport (BNA) in Nashville, TN

  • 103 miles (166 km) away from HSV
  • Usually 11.64% less expensive than HSV
  • 1-layover flights available

See PTY to BNA flights


Flight Hacking PTY to HSV

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 HSV — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Orlando, FL (PTY > MCO > HSV)

  • Price for both tickets: $587
  • Average savings: $170 (22.42%)

See PTY to MIA flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $595
  • Average savings: $161 (21.26%)

See PTY to MCO flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $678
  • Average savings: $79 (10.38%)

See PTY to TPA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Huntsville International-Carl T Jones Field Airport to Tocumen International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1827 miles or 2940 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PTY to HSV flight is about 4 hour 16 minutes.

How many flights go between Panama City and Huntsville, AL?

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


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 HSV
Destination airport name Huntsville International-Carl T Jones Field Airport
City Huntsville, AL
Country the United States
Latitude 34.6
Longitude -86.8


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