The cheapest times to fly from PTY to MIA are

  • January 22nd to February 11th
  • February 26th to June 10th (except the weeks of April 2nd, April 30th, and May 7th)
  • August 27th to November 18th (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 MIA is late September. Prices can be as high as $663 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $239 for Tuesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Miami

Flying from Panama City (PTY) to Miami, FL (MIA) will usually cost between $239 to $486 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $239. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $593. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $354 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $272 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PTY to MIA flight.

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

PTY to MIA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PTY to MIA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Panama City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, which is far 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $55 (15%) 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 $280. Return trip prices are from the MIA 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 MIA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 4 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air China, American, Avianca, Bahamasair, COPA, Delta, Iberia, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1157 miles or 1862 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PTY to MIA flight is about 3 hour 4 minutes.

How many flights go between Panama City and Miami, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 43 available flights from PTY to MIA.


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 MIA
Destination airport name Miami International Airport
City Miami, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 25.8
Longitude -80.3


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