The cheapest times to fly from STI to PTY are

  • January 22nd to February 4th
  • March 5th to May 6th (except the week of April 2nd)
  • May 14th to June 3rd (except the week of May 21st)
  • August 6th 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 STI to PTY is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $2218 for Tuesday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $470 for Monday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Panama City

Flying from Santiago (STI) to Panama City (PTY) will usually cost between $471 to $1001 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 $563. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $999. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $436 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $710 can be considered a good price for a round-trip STI to PTY flight.

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

STI to PTY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the STI to PTY flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Santiago De Los Caballeros. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.48, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Tuesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Panama City, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Santiago De Los Caballeros. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $225 (25%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $598. Return trip prices are from the PTY to STI 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 STI to PTY can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 39 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking STI to PTY

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 STI to PTY — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $686
  • Average savings: $24 (3.38%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, Iberia, Seaborne Airlines, Silver Airways, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 924 miles or 1487 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop STI to PTY flight is about 2 hour 39 minutes.

How many flights go between Santiago and Panama City?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 24 available flights from STI to PTY.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSTI
Origination airport nameCibao International Airport
CountryDominican Republic

Return Airport

Destination codePTY
Destination airport nameTocumen International Airport
CityPanama City


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