The cheapest times to fly from MNL to BHM are

  • January 22nd to March 11th (except the week of February 26th)
  • April 30th to July 1st (except the week of May 7th)
  • July 16th to July 29th
  • October 29th to November 25th

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 BHM is early to mid February. Prices can be as high as $3601 for Saturday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $1138 for Tuesday flights around early to mid February.


When to Fly to Birmingham

Flying from Manila (MNL) to Birmingham, AL (BHM) will usually cost between $1286 to $1991 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 $1322. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $3601. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2279 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1369 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MNL to BHM flight.

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

MNL to BHM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MNL to BHM flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Manila. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, 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 $173 (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 $1414. Return trip prices are from the BHM 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 BHM 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 32 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 BHM while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) in Atlanta, GA

  • 134 miles (216 km) away from BHM
  • Usually 12.42% less expensive than BHM
  • 1-layover flights available

See MNL to ATL flights

Destination alternative #2: Lovell Field Airport (CHA) in Chattanooga, TN

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from BHM
  • Usually 11.18% less expensive than BHM
  • 2-layover flights available

See MNL to CHA flights

Destination alternative #3: Huntsville International-Carl T Jones Field Airport (HSV) in Huntsville, AL

  • 74 miles (119 km) away from BHM
  • Usually 7.82% less expensive than BHM
  • 2-layover flights available

See MNL to HSV flights


Flight Hacking MNL to BHM

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 BHM — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1030
  • Average savings: $340 (24.8%)

See MNL to LAX flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (MNL > LAX > BHM)

  • Price for both tickets: $1039
  • Average savings: $330 (24.11%)

See MNL to SFO flights

Hack #3: Shanghai (MNL > PVG > BHM)

  • Price for both tickets: $1070
  • Average savings: $299 (21.84%)

See MNL to PVG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Pacific, Delta, JAL, Korean Air, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport to Ninoy Aquino International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8643 miles or 13910 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MNL to BHM flight is about 16 hour 32 minutes.

How many flights go between Manila and Birmingham, AL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from MNL to BHM.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeMNL
Origination airport nameNinoy Aquino International Airport
Countrythe Philippines

Return Airport

Destination codeBHM
Destination airport nameBirmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport
CityBirmingham, AL
Countrythe United States


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