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San Jose to Panama City flights

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Flight Duration Flights between San Jose and Panama City take, on average, 1 h and 21 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight Cheapest price for a one-way flight between San Jose with Panama City found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport The airport Juan Santamaria International is the departure airport operating flights between San Jose and Panama City
Arriving Airport Flights departing San Jose with Panama City as destination arrives at Tocumen International Airport

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Departure Mon, 23 May Return Mon, 23 May
SJO San Jose
PTY Panama City
return from £148
Departure Wed, 15 Jun Return Wed, 15 Jun
SJO San Jose
PTY Panama City
return from £172
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.22 PAB
British Pound Sterling Panamanian Balboa
1 PAB = 0.83 GBP
Last checked on 15 May 2022
Train
Local, one-way ticket
70%

Trains in Panama City are 70% cheaper than in San Jose.

San Jose
£0.61
Panama City
£0.2
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
3%

A meal in Panama City is 3% cheaper than a meal in San Jose.

San Jose
£6.7
Panama City
£6.52
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
123%

Taxis are 123% more expensive in Panama City than in San Jose.

San Jose
£0.82
Panama City
£1.83
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
33%

Coffee is 33% more expensive in Panama City than in San Jose.

San Jose
£2.02
Panama City
£2.69
San Jose airports
  • ( Juan Santamaria International (SJO)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
  • ( Tobias Bolanos (SYQ)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
Panama City airports
  • ( Tocumen International Airport (PTY)
    How far from city centre: 2 miles
  • ( Marcos A Gelabert (PAC)
    How far from city centre: 3 miles
K Distance: 319 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from San Jose to Panama City

😷 Is it safe to travel from San Jose to Panama City during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Panama may apply when travelling from San Jose. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from San Jose to Panama City at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from San Jose to Panama City is 148£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Panama City expensive to visit compared to San Jose?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Panama City costs an average of 1.83 GBP, 123% more expensive than San Jose, with a fare of 0.82 GBP, while train tickets costs 67% less in Panama City: 0.20 GBP against 0.61 GBP in San Jose. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 6.52 GBP in Panama City, 3% less than the 6.70 GBP in San Jose. The price of the coffee is around 33% more expensive in Panama City, with an average of 2.69 GBP , while in San Jose the coffee costs 2.02 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from San Jose to Panama City?
The most popular months to book a trip from San Jose to Panama City are November, February and August, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from San Jose to Panama City?
The best time of the year to go to Panama City when flying from San Jose depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, July is the top 1º month to fly to Panama City from San Jose in terms of searches from our customer, followed by February and January. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, October, June and September are the months with less volume of searchs for the route San Jose -  Panama City.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from San Jose to Panama City?
The total flight time between San Jose and Panama City is of around 01:21 hours on average, considering an average distance of 530 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Panama City compared to San Jose?
While in San Jose the temperatures can reach an average of 30.79 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 12.0 mm ,Panama City's temperatures can go up to 34.29 ºC during the hot season, with 2.3 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 20.23 ºC in Panama City, compared to the 13.24 ºC average degrees reported in San Jose. During the winter period, San Jose can register 12.0 mm precipitation, while Panama City have an average of 5.3 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between San Jose and Panama City?
The main airport route flying between San Jose and Panama City is: Juan Santamaria International (SJO) to Tocumen International Airport (PTY). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Copa Airlines.
  • Avianca.
  • Air France.
Which are the airlines with flights from San Jose to Panama City?
Airlines with direct flights departing from San Jose to Panama City are:
  • Copa Airlines.
  • Turkish Airlines.
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