Cheap flights to Manila

How to find cheap flights to Manila

Find the best deal on cheap flights to Manila with Skyscanner. The average price of a flight to Manila from the UAE is AED2500 but flight prices depend on the availability of seats, the day(s) on which you travel, and when you book.

To find the best flight price for your holiday, use Skyscanner’s flight search. If you’re flexible on when you fly, select the ‘cheapest month’ option to see the lowest prices over a whole year. Or if you know what month you want to fly to Manila, find the cheapest day to travel with our whole month search tool. Also, check out our Best Time To Book Tool. We show you the best time to book your tickets on average to get the cheapest airfare, as well as the cheapest month to visit.

Airports with direct flights to Manila from the UAE

Flights to Manila from the UAE depart from Dubai International Airport and Abu Dhabi.

The average flight time from Manila from the UAE is between eight and nine hours. Check out our guide on how to survive a long haul flight.

What airlines fly to Manila from the UAE?

A number of airlines offer direct and indirect flights to Manila from the UAE, often daily, including Air China, Etihad, Emirates, Ethiopian Airlines, Gulf Air, Oman Air and Philippines Airlines.

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Manila airports

Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport is situated 4 miles (7km) south of central Manila. The journey time by car is approximately 40 minutes. An airport bus runs to the Metro in Manila, while the Metrobus operates to the city from Terminals 1 and 2. The journey time to the city centre is around 45 minutes.

When to go to Manila

Manila is a good all year round destination with temperatures never dropping below 21°C (70°F). There are also a number of festivals and celebrations taking place throughout the year which are all worth visiting. There is an international film festival in December, the feast of black Nazarene in January, Chinese New Year in February and the wonderful River Festival in July. Christmas and Easter time also bring numerous colourful events and processions. Cheaper flights to Manila will be from between November and April and in the rainier season from July to October.

What’s the weather like in Manila?

Manila has two distinctive seasons, a dry season which is from November to April with warm and generally dry days and a cooler, winter season from December to February where temperatures get down to around 21°C (70°F). March to May is the warmest time of the year with temperatures up to around 34°C (93°F). May to October sees heavy rain and high humidity and is typhoon season.

Further information on visiting Manila

Where to stay in Manila: Manila hotels for every budget

What to see and do in Manila

Manila is a colourful cocktail of cultures from around the world including Asia, Europe and America. Fast paced and fun loving, the capital Manila is a bustling mix of the traditional and contemporary. Karaoke bars sit side by side old churches and ramshackle local houses while the nightlife in Manila is the envy of all its neighbours with bars and clubs pulsating until dawn. Shopaholics can visit any number of megamalls to get their fill of bargains while impressive museums give a window into the culture of Manila. Those who prefer their history outdoors can take a tour through the 16th century walls of the Intramuros where Spanish, American and Japanese all left their historical mark. Manila’s cuisine is as varied as its history with spectacular seafood restaurants and a dim sum heaven to be found in Chinatown. The open friendly locals make Manila one of the most welcoming cities in Asia with a happiness that is genuinely contagious.

Attractions: Ayala Museum, Chinatown, Chinese Cemetery, Fort Santiago, Intramuros, Oceanarium, Rizal Park and SM Mall of Asia

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Airports near Manila Ninoy Aquino

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