The cheapest times to fly from LAX to MNL are

  • February 12th to April 1st
  • May 7th to May 20th
  • August 20th to December 9th

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 LAX to MNL is late August to early September. Prices can be as high as $1253 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $547 for Tuesday flights around late August to early September.


When to Fly to Manila

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Manila (MNL) will usually cost between $563 to $950 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late August to early September with an average ticket price of $547. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1161. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $614 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $603 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to MNL flight.

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

LAX to MNL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to MNL flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.05, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MNL, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into LAX. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $66 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $627. Return trip prices are from the MNL to LAX 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 LAX to MNL can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 7 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 31 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, EVA Air, Gulf Air, Hawaiian, Hong Kong Airlines, JAL, Jeju Air, Korean Air, Malaysia Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Philippines AirAsia, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, United, Vietnam Airlines, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Ninoy Aquino International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7294 miles or 11739 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to MNL flight is about 14 hour 7 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Manila?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 95 available flights from LAX to MNL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LAX
Origination airport name Los Angeles International Airport
City Los Angeles, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.9
Longitude -118.4

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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