The cheapest times to fly from ANC to MNL are

  • January 15th to April 15th (except the week of March 5th)
  • August 27th to December 2nd (except the week of November 19th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from ANC to MNL is mid May. Prices can be as high as $2215 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $890 for Monday flights around mid May.


When to Fly to Manila

Flying from Anchorage, AK (ANC) to Manila (MNL) will usually cost between $927 to $1411 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid May with an average ticket price of $956. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1762. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $806 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1020 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ANC to MNL flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ANC to MNL route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

ANC to MNL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ANC to MNL flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Anchorage. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MNL, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into ANC. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Manila, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Anchorage. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $141 (10%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1041. Return trip prices are from the MNL to ANC flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ANC to MNL can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 32 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ANC to MNL

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from ANC to MNL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Shanghai (ANC > PVG > MNL)

  • Price for both tickets: $952
  • Average savings: $68 (6.67%)

See ANC to PVG flights

Hack #2: Seattle, WA (ANC > SEA > MNL)

  • Price for both tickets: $974
  • Average savings: $47 (4.56%)

See ANC to SEA flights

Hack #3: Los Angeles, CA (ANC > LAX > MNL)

  • Price for both tickets: $979
  • Average savings: $41 (4.02%)

See ANC to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ANC to MNL? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 19 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, EVA Air, Fiji Airways, JAL, Korean Air, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Ninoy Aquino International Airport to Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5308 miles or 8542 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ANC to MNL?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ANC to MNL flight is about 10 hour 32 minutes.

How many flights go between Anchorage, AK and Manila?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 92 available flights from ANC to MNL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ANC
Origination airport name Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
City Anchorage, AK
Country the United States
Latitude 61.2
Longitude -150

Return Airport

Destination code MNL
Destination airport name Ninoy Aquino International Airport
City Manila
Country the Philippines
Latitude 14.5
Longitude 121


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