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

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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
$585 - $1,125
MNL
Temperature
78.8 - 84.2 °F
MNL
Rainfall
0.4 - 15.7 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 36% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 19% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$585

From Los Angeles to Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

One-way from

$500

One-way flight from Los Angeles to Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
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 at noon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 31% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

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 $718. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of September for as cheap as $434. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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 61 days in advance to save up to 11% 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 61 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 $730, or $782 for flights within the next 24 hours.

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Manila in May, June 2022

The best prices found for LAX to MNL flights for May, June
29 Jun - 11 Sep
$1,054pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
30 Jun - 27 Jul
$1,055pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
30 Jun - 25 Jul
$1,056pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to Manila 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Manila from Los Angeles found for this year
30 Aug - 11 Sep
$737pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
30 Aug - 19 Sep
$739pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
6 Sep - 13 Sep
$740pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to Manila from Los Angeles

Save time with Los Angeles to Manila direct flight deals
2 Nov - 23 Nov
$915pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Philippine Airlines
Non-Stop
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
Philippine Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
28 Sep - 18 Oct
$930pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Philippine Airlines
Non-Stop
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
Philippine Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
1 Nov - 15 Nov
$940pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Philippine Airlines
Non-Stop
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
Philippine Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from Los Angeles to Manila

Late deals on round-trip flights to Manila from Los Angeles, departing today and this week
24 May - 29 Aug
$1,121pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
24 May - 8 Jun
$1,180pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
SAUDIA
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
26 May - 7 Aug
$1,184pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Ninoy Aquino Intl from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to Manila
8:50 pm - 7:40 am
EVA Air
1 Stop
19h 50m
LAX - MNL
EVA Air
$500
SmartFares
4:40 pm - 4:45 pm
SAUDIA
1 Stop
33h 05m
LAX - MNL
SAUDIA
$501
SmartFares
7:00 am - 6:05 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
20h 05m
LAX - MNL
Multiple Airlines
$504
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Flight FAQs

From Los Angeles to Manila

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, Hong Kong Airlines, and China Eastern. 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 $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to Manila for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Singapore Airlines for just $737, but on average you can expect to pay $749.

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 $964.

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.

What days are nonstop flights available from Los Angeles to Manila?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this Los Angeles to Manila flight route?

Flights from Los Angeles to Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl have been viewed 1,485 times in the past calendar month.

How many flights depart from Los Angeles to Manila on average per day?

Travelers can expect 2 flights from Los Angeles to Manila on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 50% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 50% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Los Angeles to Manila?

There are many flights that can get you from Los Angeles to Manila in 23h 50m. Fly via Singapore Airlines, Japan Airlines, or Asiana Airlines to get the fastest option. The distance from Los Angeles to Manila is about 7336 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Currently priced at $737, Singapore Airlines will fly you from Los Angeles to Manila and back. In addition to Singapore Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Japan Airlines and Asiana Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $739 and $761, respectively.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Los Angeles to Manila one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Singapore Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $458. SAUDIA flights start at $499 while deals on EVA Air start at $500 one-way.

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

Consider Cebu Pacific, 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 $9. On average you can expect to pay $3,910. The most popular route, (Los Angeles - Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl), can usually be booked for $737.

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.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Manila, Philippines

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Manila from Los Angeles?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Los Angeles to Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

Most visitors from Los Angeles need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 48 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles are not required to quarantine after entering Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl.

Do I need a test to fly back to Los Angeles from Manila?

Returning to Los Angeles from Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Los Angeles.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Los Angeles.

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Alternative routes for Los Angeles to Manila

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Manila

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Los Angeles to Manila.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ₱52.41
Average temperature for May in Manila
91.4 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Manila
6.8 ″

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing Manila

Top 10 airlines flying from Los Angeles to Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Juneyao Airlines
$10 $18 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

China Eastern
$363 $550 No cancel fee 62%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Eastern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Air China
$382 $540 No cancel fee 67%
China Southern
$392 $764 No cancel fee 69%
Hong Kong Airlines
$393 $619 No cancel fee 65%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Hong Kong Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

XiamenAir
$395 $633 No cancel fee 49%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by XiamenAir. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Air Canada
$590 $643 No cancel fee 67%
Japan Airlines
$609 $1,157 No cancel fee 79%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Japan Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Korean Air
$642 $1,163 No cancel fee 81%
Cathay Pacific
$645 $706 No cancel fee 72%

Hourly flight availability from Los Angeles to Manila

See what time of day planes typically take off from Los Angeles towards Manila.
Evening 6 PM to midnight 63% of LAX to MNL departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 36% of LAX to MNL departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of LAX to MNL departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 0% of LAX to MNL departures
Midnight
6 AM
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Weekly flight availability
from Los Angeles to Manila
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Los Angeles to Manila.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
1 daily flight
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