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About Flights to Manila

Summary info about Manila flight prices, duration and airlines

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Best Round-Trip Price


Fastest flight time

8h 30m

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2 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Manila from Australia in the last 72 hours is $246 (Perth to Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl).
The best round-trip flight price to Manila from Australia in the last 72 hours is $476 (Melbourne to Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl).
The fastest flight to Manila from Australia takes 8h 30m (Sydney Kingsford Smith to Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl).
There are 2 airlines operating flights to Manila, including Cebu Pacific and Scoot.

Manila flights insights and trends

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What is the cheapest month to fly to Manila?

The cheapest month to fly to Manila from Australia is in May. Flight prices, which tend to average around $820, are often lower during this time because this is during the off-season. If you don’t want to visit Manila in May, then you should wait until August to fly from Australia, when ticket prices are also cheap, with an average price of $849.

What is the absolute cheapest flight to Manila?

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What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Manila?

The cheapest day to depart on your flight to Manila is on a Tuesday when prices can be found for as low as $879. This is often the case because there is less demand to fly during this day of the week. On the other hand, Friday is the most expensive day to depart from Australia because it is more convenient for both business and leisure travellers. As a result, prices tend to be around $997.

What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Manila?

Our data shows that the cheapest Australia to Manila flights are usually those with departure times at midday. Our users have found flights to Manila at midday for as low as $780. Try not to purchase tickets in the afternoon because they tend to be around $1,108. Of course, these prices can vary depending on the time of year and what airport you fly to.

How long does it take to fly to Manila?

Flight times from Australia to Manila vary, but if you’re flying out of Sydney Kingsford Smith and flying into Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl (one of the most popular routes), then the duration is 8h 10m on average. Another popular route from Australia to Manila is flying from Melbourne to Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl, which will take roughly 7h 35m. Keep in mind that layovers or delays could extend your travel time.

How far in advance should I book a flight to Manila?

You are more likely to see cheaper flights to Manila from Australia when booking 50 days ahead of your departure date. In general, you can expect to find flights to Manila for around $984 when searching 50 days out.

Cheapest flights to Manila airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Manila airports from your nearest city or airport


Sydney (SYD) to Angeles City (CRK)

Typically, flights to Manila from Sydney are cheaper when flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Angeles City Clark Intl, which has an average price of $892

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO MANILA FROM SYDNEYMay17% cheaperFlying from Sydney to Manila costs on average just $820 in May
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO MANILA FROM SYDNEYDecember76% more expensiveIt costs about $1,738 for flights to Manila from Sydney in December
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO MANILA FROM SYDNEYDecember452% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Manila from Sydney in December than any other month

Frequently asked questions about flying to Manila

How long does it take to fly to Manila?

Planning a trip to Manila from Australia? The duration of your journey will depend on the city of departure, the airline and the number of changes. The fastest flights from Brisbane Airport to Ninoy Aquino International Airport, Manila, take around 13 hours with one stopover. Flights from Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport to Manila can generally take between 15 hours and 25 hours. If you are departing from Melbourne Airport, the journey to Manila, Philippines, can take about 22 to 33 hours.

Where can you fly directly into Manila from?

Unfortunately, there are currently no direct flights from Australia to Manila, Philippines. From Brisbane Airport, flights take approximately 13 hours with a stopover in Taipei. Flights from Sydney to Manila commonly have a stopover in Taipei as well but may also stop in Tokyo or Singapore. If you are travelling from Melbourne, your Manila flight deals may have a stopover in Hong Kong, Singapore or Kuala Lumpur. If you are departing from Darwin, Perth or Adelaide, you may prefer to take an interstate flight to Brisbane or Melbourne for an easier connection to Manila.

What is there to do in Manila when it’s raining?

Users planning a flight to Manila during the months of June, July, or August should anticipate rain. There are still things to do in Manila even when it's raining, though. Many tourists kill time during rain and storms by going to shopping centres in the area, like SM Mall of Asia. Many people find Manila Ocean Park to be a great place to check out while visiting Manila, especially on days where the weather does not quite cooperate.

Are there any amusement parks near Manila?

Yes, Manila Ocean Park is close to Manila and is a great place to spend time with the family when the weather is right. Consider planning your trip to Manila for the months of May if you have interest in visiting amusement or water parks. Flights to Manila are very popular around then, and it is recommended that you plan early.

How far away is the nearest zoo or aquarium from Manila?

Just 4.0 km from Manila city centre, you will find Manila Zoo, a zoo where many locals go to see the most recent exhibits and new animals. Tourists looking to visit the zoo should plan their flights to Manila for May. The aquarium nearest to the Manila city centre, Manila Ocean Park, is just 2.7 km away. Seeing as the aquarium is an indoor attraction, most tourists tend to visit when the weather does not cooperate. Months where the weather may be an issue in Manila are June.

When did momondo last update prices for flights to Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl Airport?

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How old do you have to be to fly to Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl Airport?

Although the minimum age for a child to fly alone is five, airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UMNR) service may have their own age limits, which could be impacted by factors such as flight length, timing, and stopovers. It is recommended that you verify with the airline you are booking with for travel to Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl Airport.

What documentation or ID do you need to fly to Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl Airport?

The necessary travel and health documents for your Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl Airport trip may vary depending on your travel plans and individual circumstances. Generally, you should have various documents, such as a national ID card or driver's licence and a passport that is valid for six months beyond your scheduled arrival date. We recommend seeking advice from your airline or a trusted third party, such as IATA.

Manila flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in Australia to Manila found recently by users on momondo
Cebu Pacific
9 May
8h 45m
MNL07:10Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
30 May
MNL12:55Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
8h 10m
25 May
18h 45m
1 stop
MNL05:50Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
1 June
MNL19:35Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
22h 40m
1 stop
13 Feb
20h 45m
1 stop
MNL18:30Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
20 Feb
MNL19:30Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
24h 45m
1 stop
11 Feb
SYD22:00Sydney Kingsford Smith
23h 30m
1 stop
MNL18:30Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
11 Mar
MNL19:30Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
22h 10m
1 stop
SYD20:40Sydney Kingsford Smith
29 Apr
24h 35m
1 stop
MNL18:35Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
19 May
MNL06:30Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
10h 30m
1 stop
Multiple Airlines
14 Mar
20h 45m
1 stop
MNL18:30Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
24 Apr
MNL22:45Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
21h 05m
1 stop

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Manila

If you're looking for one-way flights from Australia to Manila, view some of our deals below provided by Cebu Pacific and Scoot
6 Feb
20h 45m
1 stop
MNL18:30Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
6 Feb
11h 05m
1 stop
MNL05:00Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
5 Feb
31h 15m
1 stop
MNL05:00Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

Visa requirements for visiting Manila

What passport or visa requirements are there when visiting Manila?

If you are travelling with an Australian passport and visiting the Philippines for a period of less than 30 days, you do not need to obtain a visa, provided you have an outbound ticket and your passport has more than six months validity. For travellers planning to stay for a longer period, for employment purposes or as a student, you will need to apply for a visa from the Embassy or Consulate of the Philippines in Australia, which may take up to 10 working days to process.

Best things to do and see in Manila

What can you see and do in Manila?

The historic walled city of Intramuros is one of the most popular attractions in Manila and dates back to the Spanish occupation. Find your way around on foot or join a guided tour to learn more about its history. Dating back to the 16th century, the spectacular San Agustin Church is a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of many historical sites within Intramuros, along with Fort Santiago and the Manila Cathedral. Immerse yourself in local art, history and architecture at the National Museum Complex, or watch the sunset along the waterfront boardwalk of Manila Bay. For the freshest seafood, head to the Pasay Seafood Market, where you can select from crabs, lobsters, prawns, mussels and fish, before taking your choice to nearby restaurants to be prepared to your liking. Must-try gastronomy includes flavourful street food, the famous roast pork and a colourful desert called halo-halo. For a night out, visit Bonifacio Global City, where you will find good restaurants, pubs with live music and hidden speakeasy bars.

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Can I find flights to Manila with flexible booking policies on momondo?

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