The cheapest times to fly from MNL to BTR are

  • January 29th to April 1st (except the week of March 19th)
  • May 21st to July 15th (except the week of June 25th)
  • August 20th to November 18th (except the weeks of October 22nd and October 29th)

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 BTR is early October. Prices can be as high as $2437 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $1258 for Tuesday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Baton Rouge

Flying from Manila (MNL) to Baton Rouge, LA (BTR) will usually cost between $1260 to $1930 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $1258. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2125. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $867 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1389 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MNL to BTR flight.

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

MNL to BTR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MNL to BTR 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. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Baton Rouge, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Manila. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $129 (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 $1416. Return trip prices are from the BTR 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 BTR 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 BTR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) in New Orleans, LA

  • 65 miles (105 km) away from BTR
  • Usually 5.37% less expensive than BTR
  • 2-layover flights available

See MNL to MSY flights

Destination alternative #2: Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport (GPT) in Gulfport/Biloxi, MS

  • 124 miles (200 km) away from BTR
  • Usually 4.29% less expensive than BTR
  • 2-layover flights available

See MNL to GPT flights


Flight Hacking MNL to BTR

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 BTR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (MNL > LAX > BTR)

  • Price for both tickets: $993
  • Average savings: $396 (28.52%)

See MNL to PVG flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1037
  • Average savings: $352 (25.35%)

See MNL to LAX flights

Hack #3: Ontario, CA (MNL > ONT > BTR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1045
  • Average savings: $344 (24.74%)

See MNL to ONT flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Baton Rouge Metropolitan/Ryan Field Airport to Ninoy Aquino International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8659 miles or 13935 kilometers.

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

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

How many flights go between Manila and Baton Rouge, LA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from MNL to BTR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeMNL
Origination airport nameNinoy Aquino International Airport
Countrythe Philippines

Return Airport

Destination codeBTR
Destination airport nameBaton Rouge Metropolitan/Ryan Field Airport
CityBaton Rouge, LA
Countrythe United States


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