The cheapest times to fly from MNL to AVL are

  • January 15th to April 8th
  • August 27th to December 2nd

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 MNL to AVL is early to mid February. Prices can be as high as $2481 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $1346 for Tuesday flights around early to mid February.


When to Fly to Asheville

Flying from Manila (MNL) to Asheville, NC (AVL) will usually cost between $1384 to $2184 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid February with an average ticket price of $1422. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2286. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $864 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1764 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MNL to AVL flight.

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

MNL to AVL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MNL to AVL flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Manila. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $216 (11%) 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 $1658. Return trip prices are from the AVL to MNL 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 MNL to AVL can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 34 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from MNL to AVL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS) in Knoxville, TN

  • 86 miles (138 km) away from AVL
  • Usually 29.48% less expensive than AVL
  • 2-layover flights available

See MNL to TYS flights

Destination alternative #2: Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) in Charlotte, NC

  • 91 miles (146 km) away from AVL
  • Usually 24.04% less expensive than AVL
  • 2-layover flights available

See MNL to CLT flights

Destination alternative #3: Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) in Columbia, SC

  • 131 miles (211 km) away from AVL
  • Usually 22.99% less expensive than AVL
  • 2-layover flights available

See MNL to CAE flights

Destination alternative #4: Augusta Regional at Bush Field Airport (AGS) in Augusta, GA

  • 146 miles (235 km) away from AVL
  • Usually 18.14% less expensive than AVL
  • 2-layover flights available

See MNL to AGS flights


Flight Hacking MNL to AVL

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 MNL to AVL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: San Francisco, CA (MNL > SFO > AVL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1081
  • Average savings: $684 (38.75%)

See MNL to PVG flights

Hack #2: Shanghai (MNL > PVG > AVL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1088
  • Average savings: $676 (38.32%)

See MNL to SFO flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1093
  • Average savings: $671 (38.04%)

See MNL to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, Delta, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Asheville Regional Airport to Ninoy Aquino International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8655 miles or 13929 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MNL to AVL flight is about 16 hour 34 minutes.

How many flights go between Manila and Asheville, NC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 21 available flights from MNL to AVL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code AVL
Destination airport name Asheville Regional Airport
City Asheville, NC
Country the United States
Latitude 35.4
Longitude -82.5


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