Cheap flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Manila (MNL)

LAX — MNL
Dec 6 — Dec 131

The best prices from Los Angeles to Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl are usually found in September or October, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Monday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Los Angeles (LAX) to Manila (MNL)

All the information you need to plan the best LAX to MNL flight in 2022: compare Los Angeles to Manila flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Manila.

LAX - MNL

Price

$925 - $1,447

MNL

Temperature

78.8 - 84.2 °F

MNL

Rainfall

0.4 - 15.7 inches

Popular inJulyHigh demand for flights, 17% potential price rise
Cheapest inSeptemberBest time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop
Round-trip from$925From Los Angeles to Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
One-way from$521One-way flight from Los Angeles to Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Los Angeles to Manila?

Friday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Los Angeles to Manila. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Manila.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 60 days in advance to save up to 29% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 60 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Los Angeles to Manila 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,398, or $1,616 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Los Angeles to Manila?

September can be a great time to fly to Manila from Los Angeles with a flight ticket averaging about $1,198. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of September for as cheap as $787. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Los Angeles to Manila (LAX - MNL)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Los Angeles to Manila in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 10% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Manila in December, January 2022

The best prices found for LAX to MNL flights for December, January
Jan 26 - Mar 22
LAX

Los Angeles

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

1 stop

33h 00m
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

32h 00m
$751

SAUDIA

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/30

Jan 28 - Mar 15
LAX

Los Angeles

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

1 stop

33h 00m
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

32h 00m
$780

SAUDIA

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/30

Jan 23 - Mar 8
LAX

Los Angeles

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

1 stop

33h 00m
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

32h 00m
$788

SAUDIA

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/1

Los Angeles to Manila 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Manila from Los Angeles found for this year
Nov 29 - Dec 6
LAX

Los Angeles

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

1 stop

26h 45m
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

22h 35m
$835

EVA Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/28

Nov 30 - Dec 11
LAX

Los Angeles

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

2 stops

38h 05m
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

23h 10m
$1,015

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/28

Nov 29 - Dec 6
LAX

Los Angeles

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

1 stop

25h 10m
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

29h 25m
$1,050

Cathay Pacific

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/29

Cheap SAUDIA flights from Los Angeles to Manila

Feb 27 - Mar 8
LAX

Los Angeles

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

1 stop

33h 00m
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

32h 00m
$739

SAUDIA

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/30

Jan 26 - Mar 22
LAX

Los Angeles

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

1 stop

33h 00m
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

32h 00m
$751

SAUDIA

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/30

Mar 20 - Mar 24
LAX

Los Angeles

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

1 stop

33h 00m
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

32h 05m
$752

SAUDIA

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/29

Cheap Singapore Airlines flights from Los Angeles to Manila

Feb 6 - Feb 21
LAX

Los Angeles

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

2 stops

35h 05m
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

37h 10m
$722

Singapore Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/29

Apr 20 - May 2
LAX

Los Angeles

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

2 stops

34h 15m
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

37h 35m
$723

Singapore Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/28

Feb 7 - Mar 13
LAX

Los Angeles

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

2 stops

35h 05m
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

37h 10m
$727

Singapore Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/30

Non-stop flights to Manila from Los Angeles

Save time with Los Angeles to Manila direct flight deals
May 2 - May 31
LAX

Los Angeles

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

Nonstop

14h 30m
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

13h 25m
$999

Philippine Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/29

Feb 28 - May 2
LAX

Los Angeles

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

Nonstop

15h 40m
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

13h 35m
$1,003

Philippine Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/29

Mar 27 - Apr 5
LAX

Los Angeles

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

Nonstop

14h 30m
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

13h 35m
$1,005

Philippine Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/28

Last minute flights from Los Angeles to Manila

Late deals on return flights to Manila from Los Angeles, departing today and this week
Dec 6 - Jan 24
LAX

Los Angeles

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

2 stops

43h 24m
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

3 stops

22h 55m
$1,104

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/29

Dec 6 - Dec 14
LAX

Los Angeles

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

1 stop

33h 45m
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

35h 00m
$1,198

Japan Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/30

Dec 6 - Mar 6
LAX

Los Angeles

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

1 stop

33h 45m
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

35h 10m
$1,206

Japan Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/30

One-way flights to Manila from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to Manila
Feb 2
LAX

Los Angeles

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

1 stop

33h 00m
$423

SAUDIA

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/30

Feb 6
LAX

Los Angeles

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

1 stop

33h 00m
$426

SAUDIA

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/30

Feb 6
LAX

Los Angeles

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

1 stop

33h 00m
$429

SAUDIA

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/1

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Los Angeles to Manila flights.

The only former Spanish colony in Asia, the Philippines contrasts starkly with neighboring countries. Learn about the country’s history and culture while strolling tree-lined streets in Intramuros, Manila’s historic district characterized by restored colonial architecture. In this walled city within a city, sample Manila’s bustling nightlife, laid-back restaurants and bars, art galleries and world-class museums such as Ayala Museum, which features an extraordinary collection of pre-Hispanic artifacts and amazing dioramas revealing the nation's history. It may leave you quoting General Douglas MacArthur: “I came through and I shall return.”

How long is the flight from Los Angeles to Manila?

Non-stop LAX to MNL flights on Philippine Airlines take 14 and a half to 15 and a half hours gate to gate. One-stop flights take at least 17 hours but can save you a lot of cash.

Which airlines operate flights from Los Angeles to Manila?

Only Philippine Airlines flies nonstop from Los Angeles to Manila. Flights requiring one or more stops are a lot cheaper, longer, and leave more frequently. Non-direct flights are offered by numerous carriers, including American, Delta, Air China, China Airlines, China Southern, China Eastern, Philippine Airlines, Xiamen, Korean Air, Asiana, EVA Air, JAL, ANA, Cathay Pacific, Emirates, Etihad, Qatar, Qantas and Singapore Airlines.

How frequent are flights between Los Angeles and Manila?

Direct flights aboard Philippine Airlines leave around midday. If you don't mind a longer flight with one or more stops, you can save money and fly almost anytime of day you choose, even at 2 a.m.

Which airports serve Los Angeles to Manila?

Los Angeles is served by Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), Bob Hope Airport (BUR), Long Beach Airport (LGB), and John Wayne Airport (SNA), located in Santa Ana about 35 miles from LA proper. Manila is served by Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL) and Clark International Airport (CRK), located about 43 miles northwest of Manila.

Which direct flight route between Los Angeles and Manila is cheapest?

LAX to MNL is the cheapest direct route between Los Angeles and Manila, but you'll save hundreds of dollars if you book a one stop flight between those airports. One stop flights usually add at least four hours to the trip, however. The most apparent similarity between Los Angeles and Manila is the extensive influence of Spanish culture in each of the cities, on everything from the language, art, architecture, music and cuisine to the laid-back sensibility. The biggest difference is probably the climate during summertime. Manila's climate is notably warmer and more humid, with a lot more rain, especially from June through October when monsoons bring heavy rains. November through February is a wonderful time to visit Manila; the weather is cooler and much dryer, with daily high temperatures in the mid-70's. Let Cheapflights save you hundreds of dollars on a flight from LA to Manila.

How busy are the airports in Los Angeles and Manila?

To fly to Manila from Los Angeles, you can depart from one of five airports located near the city. For the greatest flexibility and the only airport with non-stop flights, there is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), one of the busiest airports in the world and located just under 30min by car and about 1h by public transport southwest from downtown Los Angeles. Hollywood Burbank (BUR) is about the same distance to the north of downtown LA, and Long Beach Airport (LGB) is the same to the south. If you are closer to the Orange County area, about a 1h drive south of central LA, you may want to check John Wayne Airport (SNA), while Ontario International Airport serves Greater Los Angeles from about the same distance to the east. You will land at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL), Manila’s main airport and the Philippines’ busiest. It is about 30min by car and a little over 1h by public transport to central Manila.

Which airlines fly non-stop from Los Angeles to Manila?

If you would like a non-stop flight to Manila from Los Angeles, you will need to plan on flying out of LAX because the other airports do not offer non-stop flights. From LAX, Philippines Airlines currently flies at least one non-stop flight a day, on Tuesdays or Wednesdays. Flights usually leave late in the evening and take around 14h 30min to reach Manila. You can set up alerts on Cheapflights to receive notifications about any new non-stop flights scheduled.

What are the layover options between Los Angeles to Manila?

Sometimes you can get a better deal if you’re willing to make a stop or two during your travels. One-stop flights from LAX range from approximately 17-19h flights with stops in Tokyo or Incheon for about 1h , to almost 33-34h flights with stops of around 8h in Doha or Istanbul. Multiple-stop flights may be more affordable, but the times can be around 19h with stops in San Francisco and Tokyo to over 40h with stops in Honolulu and Guam or in London and Bahrain. There is one one-stop flight from SNA, stopping in Vancouver, for a total of around 24h travelling. The others are multiple-stop flights that take at least 20h with stops in such cities as Honolulu and Guam or San Francisco and Vancouver or Incheon. Long Beach currently only offers two-stop flights through Dallas and Doha for around 37h total, while from Ontario flights stop in San Francisco and Tokyo for totals of around 20-24h.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Los Angeles to Manila?

If you are a US citizen, you need to obtain a visa before departing Los Angeles for the Philippines, including Manila. Tourist visas can be valid for 30-90 days with fees ranging from $30-$60. We suggest you make sure your passport is valid for at least six months on your arrival date with space for immigration stamps, and you may be asked to provide departing flight and accommodation information on your visa application or upon arrival.

What airports do I use to fly from Los Angeles to Manila?

If you book a flight from Los Angeles to Manila, you will be flying from Los Angeles to Ninoy Aquino Intl. Flights to Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl (MNL) from Los Angeles (LAX) take 14h 30m for a nonstop flight. There is 1 flight from Los Angeles to Manila per day from 23 airlines.

Which airlines flying from Los Angeles to Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Los Angeles to Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Philippine Airlines, EVA Air, and Asiana Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Los Angeles to Manila for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to Manila for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Cathay Pacific for just $630, but on average you can expect to pay $694.

Are there nonstop flights from Los Angeles to Manila for under $1,000 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Los Angeles to Manila under $1,000. A good price for a nonstop flight from Los Angeles to Manila is less than $1,014.

Are there last-minute flights available from Los Angeles to Manila for under $1,200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Los Angeles to Manila within the next 7 days for less than $1,200.

How popular is this Los Angeles to Manila flight route?

Flights from Los Angeles to Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl have been viewed 2,272 times in the past calendar month.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Los Angeles to Manila round-trip?

Currently priced at $630, Cathay Pacific will fly you from Los Angeles to Manila and back. In addition to Cathay Pacific, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Singapore Airlines and SAUDIA - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $722 and $739, respectively. You may be able to fly from Los Angeles to Manila for 47% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Los Angeles to Manila?

Consider Undisclosed Carrier, Air Canada or EVA Air when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Los Angeles to Manila.

What are the cheapest flights from Los Angeles to Manila?

The cheapest flight price from Los Angeles to Manila is $595. On average you can expect to pay $4,293. The most popular route, (Los Angeles - Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl), can usually be booked for $638.

What are the most eco-friendly airlines from Los Angeles to Manila?

When looking for eco-friendly flights to Manila from Los Angeles, there are a couple airlines that have ongoing sustainability programs working to reduce their carbon dioxide emissions and their environmental impact. Qatar Airways, for example, is actively testing and implementing new ways to save fuel and reduce carbon emissions. Their plan is to allow sustainable travel through their fuel optimization program. Another airline that gets you to Manila from Los Angeles is Philippines Airlines. This airline would be a sustainable option as well since it makes the trip without any layovers. Direct flights are proven to emit less carbon dioxide reducing the number of take-offs and landings.

How can I fly more sustainably from Los Angeles to Manila?

There are a number of things each traveler can do to lower their carbon footprint when traveling by airplane. One of the things you can do is choose a direct flight between Los Angeles and Manila. There are more carbon emissions during take-off and landing, therefore avoiding layovers would reduce your environmental impact. Packing light is another way of doing your part. Airplanes use up more fuel the heavier the aircraft, so if you can spare the extra bag and limit your luggage to a carry on, it helps as well. Research the airlines before booking your flights to Manila. A way to travel more eco-friendly is by flying in larger and newer aircraft. The larger the airplane the more space efficient it is. This also implies that traveling in economy class is more sustainable. As for planes being newer, airlines are working on using new planes with new engines that are more fuel efficient.

Alternative routes for Los Angeles to Manila

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Top 10 airlines flying from Los Angeles to Manila

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Los Angeles to Manila choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
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Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$12Average$18FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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China EasternCheapest$363Average$550FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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Air ChinaCheapest$382Average$540FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%COVID-19 safety
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China SouthernCheapest$392Average$764FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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Hong Kong AirlinesCheapest$393Average$619FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%COVID-19 safety
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Air CanadaCheapest$654Average$744FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%COVID-19 safety
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Singapore AirlinesCheapest$666Average$879FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%COVID-19 safety
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Turkish AirlinesCheapest$702Average$896FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%COVID-19 safety
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Cathay PacificCheapest$724Average$892FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time72%COVID-19 safety
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Korean AirCheapest$751Average$1,032FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Los Angeles to Manila

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Weekly flight availability from Los Angeles to Manila

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