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Flights to Manila in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 25% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 7% potential price drop
Average price$655Average for return flights in November 2021
Return from$794From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
One-way from$380One-way flight from Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) to Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl (MNL)

Cheap flights to Manila in November, December 2021

The best prices found for MNL flights for November, December
31 Dec. - 7 Feb.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

2 stops

24h 55m
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

25h 35m
$1,443

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 27/11/21

17 Dec. - 14 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

2 stops

21h 10m
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

34h 25m
$1,466

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 27/11/21

17 Dec. - 4 Feb.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

2 stops

21h 10m
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

34h 25m
$1,473

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 27/11/21

Manila 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Manila found for this year
31 Dec. - 7 Feb.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

2 stops

24h 55m
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

25h 35m
$1,443

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 27/11/21

17 Dec. - 14 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

2 stops

21h 10m
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

34h 25m
$1,466

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 27/11/21

17 Dec. - 4 Feb.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

2 stops

21h 10m
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

34h 25m
$1,473

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 27/11/21

Last minute flights to Manila

Late deals on return flights to Manila, departing today and this week
10 Dec. - 10 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

1 stop

17h 00m
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

20h 00m
$1,700

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 27/11/21

10 Dec. - 10 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

1 stop

17h 00m
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

20h 00m
$1,734

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 27/11/21

7 Dec. - 14 Dec.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

3 stops

34h 15m
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

28h 45m
$1,796

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 29/11/21

Can I fly to Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl from Australia right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Australia to Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

Most visitors from Australia will not be allowed to enter Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Australia are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Australia are not required to quarantine after entering Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl.

Can I fly back to Australia from Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl?

Returning to Australia from Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Australia.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Australia.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Manila?

The cheapest ticket to Manila found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

$692

February

$637

March

$627

April

$674

May

$618

June

$658

July

$618

August

$618

September

$608

October

$602

November

$625

December

$863

Currently, October is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Manila. Flying to Manila in December will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to Manila?

Average Manila flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month

SYD - MNL

Price

$603 - $1,332

MNL

Temperature

26 - 29 °C

MNL

Precipitation

10 - 400 mm

Peak Season: 

Manila is becoming more popular as a holiday destination for Australians, especially during the dry season which runs from December to May. January to March is the busiest period as the weather is cooler with temps in the low 30s. Travellers book cheap flights to Manila as a jumping off point to explore the Philippines’ islands but many stopover in Manila to enjoy its cultural attractions, excellent shopping and cosmopolitan nightlife. Easter and Christmas are busy times to fly to Manila, and annual festivals, which can affect flight ticket prices and availability, include the Feast of the Black Nazarene in January, Cocoa De Flores in April and Flores de Mayo in May.

Off Season

It’s best to avoid travelling to Manila during typhoon season which is July to October. Look for cheap flights to Manila either side of this period. June and November, though likely to be wet, are considered ‘transition’ months so there’s a good chance the weather will be favourable.

When is the best time to book a flight to Manila?

The cheapest flights to Manila may be during September and October but this is a risky time to travel being typhoon season. The month of May can also be too hot for many people, with sweltering temps in the mid-30s, so always take the weather and your health into consideration when booking flight tickets to Manila.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Manila?

At the moment, Tuesday is the most economical day to take a flight to Manila. Friday is likely to be the most costly.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Manila?

Flights in the evening are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Manila. Flights in the afternoon are usually the most expensive.

How long is the flight to Manila?

Flights from Sydney to Manila – 8 hrs 5 mins

Flights from Melbourne to Manila – 11 hrs 10 mins

Flights from Brisbane to Manila – 7 hrs 25 mins

Flights from Perth to Manila – 9 hrs 35 mins

Which airlines operate flights to Manila?

Cebu Pacific, Philippine Airlines and Qantas are the main carriers which operate direct flights to Manila from Darwin, Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne. If flying from outside of these cities, you’re less likely to find cheap flights to Manila but there are quite a few airlines that fly indirectly to Manila via Kuala Lumpur including Malaysia Airlines and Air Asia.

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

Depending which airline you fly, international flights to Manila land at either Terminal 1, Terminal 2 or Terminal 3. If you need to connect with other terminals, take the free shuttle bus service which runs every fifteen minutes. To reach the city centre, the cheapest (and most colourful) way is to catch a jeepney to Baclaran, a major transport hub ten minutes from the airport. From here you can catch the Metro-Rail to the city. Alternatively a city bus service leaves from outside Terminal 1 and 2. Major hotels may provide a shuttle bus or taxi service, so check when you book your accommodation.

What is good to know if travelling to Manila?

  • Take a look at this handy airport guide to help better prepare you for your arrivals.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Manila?

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl (MNL), located 10.9 km from the city centre, is the airport you fly into when you book flights to Manila.

How popular are flights to Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl (MNL) this year?

Flights to Manila have seen a 85% increase in demand compared to the previous year.