We work with more than 300 partners to bring you better travel deals
Cheap Flights to Panama
|Popular in||December||High demand for flights, 4% potential price rise|
|Cheapest in||May||Best time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop|
|Average price||£571||Average for round-trip flights in June 2020|
|Round-trip from||£475||From London to Panama City|
Cheapest prices for Panama flights by month
When is the best time to fly to Panama?
Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
LON - PTY
£498 - £826
30 - 32 °C
0 - 40 mm
When is the best time to book a flight to Panama?
The price you pay for your flight to Panama may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 42 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.
Which day is cheapest to fly to Panama?
Wednesday is currently, on average, the cheapest day to fly to Panama. Flying on Saturday will result in higher flight prices.
What time of day is cheapest to fly?
To get the best value, try booking a flight in the evening when visiting Panama. Generally the prices will increase for flights at midday as these tend to have higher demand.
How long is the flight to Panama from the UK?
You will spend 11h 4m in the air with a direct flight to Panama from the UK. However, there are factors that may add a significant amount of time. Your departure airport is one consideration, but the number of stopovers along the way will also affect travel time. London Heathrow is the largest and busiest airport in the UK, and it can offer a wide range of flights to Panama. Other options include London City Airport and Birmingham Airport. You will land in one of two airports in Panama – Tocumen Aeropuerto international Airport is the largest commercial airport in Panama, but you may also elect to travel to Albrook Marcos A. Gelabert International Airport. Both are in close proximity to Panama City.
Which cities offer direct flights to Panama from the UK?
Currently, there are no direct flights to Panama from the UK. However, there are multiple cities that offer flights with one or two stopovers. Both will add time to the flight, but passengers may choose two stopover-flights to save money on tickets. London Heathrow and London City Airport both offer one-stopover flights, while Birmingham offers flights with two or even more stopovers. Note that a single stop can increase travel time up to 15h 30m while two stops can make this a 17h trip. Some flights have three stopovers, which increases travel time even more. Some of the more common stopover points, include Atlanta Hartsfield International Airport in Georgia, USA, Amsterdam, Boston, Miami International, and Charles de Gaul International in Paris.
What is the best way to get around Panama?
The best way to get around Panama is by taxi, at least within Panama City and other urban centers. You’ll find traditional cabs here, as well as Uber. However, the roads are pretty well maintained, so renting your own car is also an option. Bus and train travel are also available for those moving between cities, and can be both affordable and comfortable. Air travel is also possible for those who want a faster trip.
What are some things to do in Panama?
You will discover a myriad of things to see and do during a visit to Panama. Visiting the Panama Canal is certainly one of the most common. You can also visit Casco Viejo, explore the Green Acres Chocolate Farm, or spend time in the Finca Los Monos Botanical Gardens. For those seeking to reconnect with nature, a visit to Coiba Island National Park is in order.
Do I need a passport to fly to Panama from the UK?
Yes, British citizens will need a passport to fly into Panama from the UK. However, you will not need a visa. With that being said, if you arrive by sea, you will need a visa, as well as proof of a return ticket and sufficient funds to live while in the country. If you enter Panama by land, you will usually need to show proof of an onward or return ticket.