The cheapest times to fly from MNL to SFO are

  • February 12th to April 1st (except the week of February 19th)
  • April 23rd to June 17th (except the week of April 30th)
  • August 27th 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 SFO is mid to late November. Prices can be as high as $1243 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $523 for Tuesday flights around mid to late November.


When to Fly to San Francisco

Flying from Manila (MNL) to San Francisco, CA (SFO) will usually cost between $584 to $1010 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late November with an average ticket price of $583. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1154. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $571 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $656 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MNL to SFO flight.

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

MNL to SFO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MNL to SFO flight is cheaper than the average and costs 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 $67 (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 $699. Return trip prices are from the SFO 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 SFO can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 32 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 34 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air China, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Avianca, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, EVA Air, Gulf Air, Hawaiian, Hong Kong Airlines, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Philippine Airlines, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, THAI, United, Vietnam Airlines, WestJet, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6976 miles or 11227 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MNL to SFO flight is about 13 hour 32 minutes.

How many flights go between Manila and San Francisco, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 83 available flights from MNL to SFO.


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 SFO
Destination airport name San Francisco International Airport
City San Francisco, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 37.6
Longitude -122.4


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