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Useful information for your flight to Philippines

Get up-to-date answers for some of the most frequently asked questions regarding flying to Philippines
  • What are the most popular cities to visit in Philippines?

    Philippines is full of interesting cities to visit if you’re interested in touring the country. The majority of our users (1,873%) visit Manila more than other cities in the country, but other popular cities in Philippines include Cebu City and Angeles City.

  • What popular landmarks are in Philippines?

    Philippines is full of notable places to explore, many with significant historical value to the region and the world. Some of the most popular landmarks in Philippines are Alona Beach, Fuente Osmena Circle, Resorts World Manila, and Manila Ocean Park, among many more.

  • What is the best airport to land at to visit Alona Beach?

    The closest airport to Alona Beach is Panglao Airport, which is located in Panglao. If you plan on visiting or staying in this area, landing at Panglao Airport will be your best bet.

  • What is the cheapest flight to Philippines?

    If you are looking to fly to Philippines for less, look to airlines like Cebu Pacific, Philippines AirAsia, and Cebgo, with prices starting at $24, $26, and $29 respectively.

  • How long is the flight from United States to Philippines?

    The flight from United States to Philippines depends on which airports you’re departing and arriving from and whether or not you have a layover. If you fly from Los Angeles (a popular airport in United States) to Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl (the most popular airport in Philippines), then the flight time is 14h 30m on average. If you fly from Miami (another popular airport in United States) to Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl, then the average flight time is 24h 35m.

  • What is the most popular airport in Philippines to fly to?

    Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl is the most popular airport in Philippines to fly to at the moment. Out of all our users who flew to Philippines in the past year, 76% of them chose to fly into Manila’s Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl airport. Keep in mind that there may be other airports within Philippines that are also a great option to fly to.

  • How much are flights to Philippines?

    Flights to Philippines have been found on momondo for as low as $104 per ticket recently. However, the average price tends to be $1,210 and anything for $1,145 or less is a good deal. $3,377 is the most expensive flight we’ve seen in the past week, though you may be able to avoid this price depending on what airport you fly from, what airline you choose, and how far in advance you book your flights.

  • What is the best day of the week to fly to Philippines?

    Tuesday is the best day of the week to fly to Philippines based on flight prices. Wednesday is another affordable option. If you are looking to save money on flights to Philippines, then try to avoid flying out on a Saturday since this is when prices are at their highest.


Can I fly to Philippines from United States right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from United States to Philippines

Most visitors from United States will not be allowed to enter Philippines.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from United States must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 48 Antigen (quick-test) hours before departing to Philippines.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from United States are not required to quarantine after entering Philippines.

Can I fly back to United States from Philippines?

Returning to United States from Philippines

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Philippines must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to United States.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Philippines are not required to quarantine after entering United States.

If you are planning to travel to Philippines at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.

Recent flights found to popular cities in Philippines

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Cheapest flight routes to Philippines

These routes have the cheapest flights to Philippines found by momondo users in United States
DepartingDestinationBest TimeBest Price
HonoluluManila10h 50m$739
BostonManila20h 10m$744
Los AngelesManila14h 30m$753
Los AngelesCebu City15h 15m$755
SeattleManila16h 45m$757
NewarkManila25h 20m$759
HoustonManila21h 30m$762
San FranciscoManila14h 00m$785
San AntonioManila24h 05m$788
San FranciscoCebu City17h 35m$789
New YorkManila22h 46m$802
WashingtonManila23h 40m$808
ChicagoManila21h 15m$825
San DiegoCebu City26h 25m$843
Las VegasCebu City25h 05m$850
PhiladelphiaManila24h 00m$854

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How long does it take to fly to the Philippines?

The time it will take to travel on flights to the Philippines from the United States depends largely upon where you will be departing from. For example, a Philippines flight from John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to Manila Ninoy Aquino International (MNL) will take about 20h and 15min. If instead, you will be flying on cheap flights from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Cebu City Mactan International (CEB) you can expect travel time up about 27h and 35min. If you have a ticket on flights that are departing from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Manila Ninoy Aquino International, you can expect a travel time on this plane of about 14h and 30min and if you are traveling to Cebu City Mactan International it will be about 18h and 10min from take-off to landing in the Philippines. For flights that depart from Chicago O' Hare International Airport (ORD), the trip to Manila Ninoy Aquino International takes about 20h and 15min and the trip to Cebu City Mactan International takes about 30h.

Can you get nonstop flights to the Philippines from the US?

There are some nonstop flight options to get you from the United States to the Philippines. For a departure from Los Angeles International Airport, Philippine Airlines offers a nonstop flight with a destination of Manila Ninoy Aquino International. Philippine Airlines also offers a nonstop flight to the same airport departing from John F. Kennedy International Airport and San Francisco International Airport (SFO). You can also fly nonstop on Philippine Airlines from San Francisco International Airport with arrival at Mactan-Cebu International Airport.

What are the airport options for flights to the Philippines?

When traveling on trips to the Philippines from the USA there are quite a few airport options at each location that you can use simply because each country is so large and has a large population looking to travel. Some of the largest and busiest airports in the USA are common departure points to make trips to the Philippines and they include John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), and San Francisco International Airport (SFO). One of the most common airports that serves as a destination for flights to the Philippines from the USA is Manila Ninoy Aquino (MNL). In addition to this airport, another popular airport option is Mactan-Cebu International (CEB) that may serve you better depending on your final destination in the Philippines.

What are good stopover options on the way from the USA to the Philippines?

If your departure point in the United States is Los Angeles International Airport there is a one-stop flight that is cheaper than some of the nonstop options to the Philippines. Cathay Pacific offers a one-stop flight that has a layover at Hong Kong International (HKG) before arriving at Cebu City Mactan International that will add about 12 hours to your travel time. Some of the one-stop options to get you to the Philippines from John F. Kennedy International Airport include: a one-stop flight aboard Asiana Airlines that has a layover at Incheon International (ICN), a one-stop flight aboard Korean Air that has a layover at the same airport, and a one-stop flight aboard Japan Airlines with a layover at Tokyo Narita (NRT).

What is the best way to travel around the Philippines?

One of the most common ways to get between the different towns and all the islands of the Philippines is in shuttle vans. These vans have set prices between destinations, and they run on a regular schedule. It is also common for visitors to the Philippines to rent a moped to get around, and this is especially true on the islands of Palawan, Cebu, Coron, Siquior, and Siargao. This is a relatively inexpensive way to get around the islands, plus you get to set your own itinerary. If you plan on staying in larger cities in the Philippines, there are rideshare services available that you can easily access during your stay. If you plan on going from island to island your two choices are to do it by airplane or via boat. You can fly from the city of Manila to places like Coron, Siargao, and Cebu quite easily and inexpensively. While boat travel will not be as quick between the islands as airplanes will there are plenty of ferries that travel quickly, and this is a great way to see the beauty of the islands in this area.

Does a US citizen need a passport or visa to fly to the Philippines?

If you are a United States citizen and planning on making a trip to the Philippines, you will need a valid United States passport to make the trip. The passport need only be valid at the time of your entry into the Philippines. The passport must have sufficient space for an entry visa stamp. In addition to a valid passport, tourists will also need a visa to travel to the Philippines. You must obtain your visa before your flight to the Philippines. Citizens of the United States can get visas from any Philippines embassy or consulate in the United States. It is important to note the end date of your visa and not to overstay the length of your visa in the Philippines.


Popular routes landing in Philippines

Compare flights to and from the nearest airports to discover the best prices and most convenient flight times
Los Angeles to Manila Flights
Fastest flight time14h 30m
Cheapest price$753
San Francisco to Manila Flights
Fastest flight time14h 00m
Cheapest price$785
Chicago to Manila Flights
Fastest flight time21h 15m
Cheapest price$825
New York to Manila Flights
Fastest flight time25h 20m
Cheapest price$759
Seattle to Manila Flights
Fastest flight time16h 45m
Cheapest price$757
San Jose to Manila Flights
Fastest flight time17h 50m
Cheapest price$923
Los Angeles to Cebu City Flights
Fastest flight time15h 15m
Cheapest price$755
Ontario to Manila Flights
Fastest flight time21h 40m
Cheapest price$1,312
Washington to Manila Flights
Fastest flight time23h 40m
Cheapest price$808
Honolulu to Manila Flights
Fastest flight time10h 50m
Cheapest price$739
New York to Cebu City Flights
Fastest flight time24h 10m
Cheapest price$877
Dallas to Manila Flights
Fastest flight time21h 00m
Cheapest price$1,008
Oakland, California to Manila Flights
Fastest flight time21h 00m
Cheapest price$1,198
Houston to Manila Flights
Fastest flight time21h 30m
Cheapest price$762
New York to Angeles City Flights
Fastest flight time28h 45m
Cheapest price$907
Las Vegas to Manila Flights
Fastest flight time21h 25m
Cheapest price$903
Orlando to Manila Flights
Fastest flight time24h 55m
Cheapest price$1,059
Chicago to Cebu City Flights
Fastest flight time26h 40m
Cheapest price$920
Boston to Manila Flights
Fastest flight time20h 10m
Cheapest price$744
Los Angeles to Angeles City Flights
Fastest flight time22h 40m
Cheapest price$1,017

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