The cheapest times to fly from MNL to MEL are

  • January 29th to March 18th
  • June 25th to July 8th
  • August 6th 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 MEL is early November. Prices can be as high as $847 for Friday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $214 for Tuesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Melbourne

Flying from Manila (MNL) to Melbourne (MEL) will usually cost between $280 to $642 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $322. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $737. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $415 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $407 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MNL to MEL flight.

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

MNL to MEL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MNL to MEL flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Manila. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.06, 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $146 (28%) 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 $361. Return trip prices are from the MEL 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 MEL can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 2 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 27 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Air New Zealand, Air Niugini, Asiana, Bangkok Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, Cebu Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, EVA Air, Firefly, Garuda Indonesia, Hong Kong Airlines, JAL, Jetstar, Malaysia Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Qantas, Royal Brunei, Scoot, Singapore Airlines, THAI, Vietnam Airlines, Virgin Australia, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3922 miles or 6312 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MNL to MEL flight is about 8 hour 2 minutes.

How many flights go between Manila and Melbourne?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 57 available flights from MNL to MEL.


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 MEL
Destination airport name Melbourne International Airport
City Melbourne
Country Australia
Latitude -37.7
Longitude 144.8


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