vvc-to-ecp

 

The cheapest times to fly from VVC to ECP are

  • February 12th to March 25th
  • April 16th to June 10th (except the week of May 21st)
  • October 15th to December 2nd

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 VVC to ECP is early November. Prices can be as high as $3064 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $1096 for Wednesday flights around early November.

 

When to Fly to Panama City

Flying from Villavicencio (VVC) to Panama City, FL (ECP) will usually cost between $1186 to $2123 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $1207. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $2238. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1031 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1309 can be considered a good price for a round-trip VVC to ECP flight.

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

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VVC to ECP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the VVC to ECP flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Villavicencio. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.41, which is a bit above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ECP, and Sunday the cheapest day to fly back into VVC. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Panama City, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Villavicencio. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $271 (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 $1354. Return trip prices are from the ECP to VVC flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from VVC 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 4 hour 32 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 VVC to ECP while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Tallahassee International Airport (TLH) in Tallahassee, FL

  • 86 miles (138 km) away from ECP
  • Usually 24.83% less expensive than ECP
  • 2-layover flights available

See VVC to TLH flights

Destination alternative #2: Eglin AFB Destin Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS) in Valparaiso, FL

  • 44 miles (71 km) away from ECP
  • Usually 18.33% less expensive than ECP
  • 2-layover flights available

See VVC to VPS flights

Destination alternative #3: Mobile Regional Airport (MOB) in Mobile, AL

  • 147 miles (237 km) away from ECP
  • Usually 2.67% less expensive than ECP
  • 2-layover flights available

See VVC to MOB flights

 

Flight Hacking VVC 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 VVC to ECP — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Miami, FL (VVC > MIA > ECP)

  • Price for both tickets: $877
  • Average savings: $432 (33%)

See VVC to FLL flights

Hack #2: Fort Lauderdale, FL (VVC > FLL > ECP)

  • Price for both tickets: $897
  • Average savings: $412 (31.47%)

See VVC to MIA flights

Hack #3: Orlando, FL (VVC > MCO > ECP)

  • Price for both tickets: $921
  • Average savings: $389 (29.68%)

See VVC to MCO flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1976 miles or 3180 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop VVC to ECP flight is about 4 hour 32 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 7 available flights from VVC to ECP.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code VVC
Origination airport name Vanguardia Airport
City Villavicencio
Country Colombia
Latitude 4.2
Longitude -73.6

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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