The cheapest times to fly from SPU to ECP are

  • January 8th to May 20th
  • November 12th to December 9th (except the week of November 26th)

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 SPU to ECP is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $7827 for Thursday flights during mid October, or as low as $921 for Wednesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Panama City

Flying from Split (SPU) to Panama City, FL (ECP) will usually cost between $943 to $1566 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $962. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid October, with an average price of $2030. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1068 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1015 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SPU to ECP flight.

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

SPU to ECP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SPU to ECP flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Split. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ECP, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into SPU. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Panama City, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Split. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $282 (16%) 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 $1059. Return trip prices are from the ECP to SPU 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 SPU to ECP can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 37 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SPU to ECP

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 SPU to ECP — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Copenhagen (SPU > CPH > ECP)

  • Price for both tickets: $688
  • Average savings: $328 (32.27%)

See SPU to ZRH flights

Hack #2: Zurich (SPU > ZRH > ECP)

  • Price for both tickets: $742
  • Average savings: $274 (26.95%)

See SPU to CPH flights

Hack #3: Amsterdam (SPU > AMS > ECP)

  • Price for both tickets: $767
  • Average savings: $248 (24.43%)

See SPU to AMS flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SPU to ECP? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, British Airways, Croatia, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport to Split Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5351 miles or 8612 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SPU to ECP?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SPU to ECP flight is about 10 hour 37 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 1 available flights from SPU to ECP.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SPU
Origination airport name Split Airport
City Split
Country Croatia
Latitude 43.5
Longitude 16.3

Return Airport

Destination code ECP
Destination airport name Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport
City Panama City, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 30.4
Longitude -85.8


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