Cheap Flights to Philippines

How to find cheap flights to the Philippines

Search the best deal on cheap flights to the Philippines with Skyscanner. 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 the Philippines, find the cheapest day to travel with our whole month search tool. If you're heading to the capital city, here's our guide to finding the cheapest flights to Manila and you can also check out our Best Time To Book guide. We show you the best time to book your tickets on average to get the cheapest airfare to Manila.

Airports with Direct Flights to the Philippines from the UAE

Direct flights to Philippines from the UAE depart from Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Direct flights are available to both Manila and Cebu.

What Airlines Fly to the Philippines from the UAE?

A number of airlines offer direct flights including Cebu Pacific, Emirates, Etihad Airways and Philippine Airlines. Find out more information on airlines that fly to the Philippines.

* This information is correct as of June 2019

Traveling to the Philippines

Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport is situated 7 km 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 center is around 45 minutes.

Mactan Cebu International Airport is around 15 km from Cebu City and is made up of two passenger terminals, with international flights handled at Terminal 2. There are public buses running from the airport into the city as well as taxi services just outside of either terminal.

When to Go to the Philippines

The Philippines are a good year-round destination however most tourists visit from January to May when the weather is drier. Surfers should visit during the typhoon season as it brings the biggest waves. Cheap flights to the Philippines are usually from January to May and from October to December. The Philippines have plenty of festivals throughout the year.

What’s the Weather Like in the Philippines?

The Philippines are hot all year round but sea breezes add freshness during the winter months (November to February). The typhoon season is from July to October. Manila, Palawan and Coron, see the most rain during this time while the Bicol region sees most rain from December to February. The Visayas have only a short dry season from November to January.

Where to Stay in the Philippines

Hotels across the Philippines for every budget

What to See and Do in the Philippines

The Philippines are a picture perfect paradise where scuba divers come to experience the magical world beneath the oceans with its array of colorful exotic fish, whale sharks and WWII shipwrecks. This sprawl of tropical islands with their pristine white sandy palm-fringed beaches is a blissful place in which to unwind and enjoy the year round sunshine. Culturally there are fascinating influences from Spain and Europe which can be seen in the elegant architecture, the restaurants, bars and cafes and the town squares, museums and galleries. There are over 7,000 islands to explore and allow visitors to try their hand at a variety of water-sports as well as watching local wildlife and hiking and trekking through lush green jungles, hidden caves, volcanoes and mountains. Vivid, exciting and colorful the Philippines locals are some of the friendliest on earth and will guarantee a warm welcome.


Volcanoes, Old Manila Town, Calamian Islands wreck, scuba diving, Cebu, Bacuit Archipelago, Filipino Festivals, Boracay Island, Bohol Monkeys.

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Read about the top 10 things to do in the Philippines and the 10 best islands.

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