The cheapest times to fly from PHX to CEB are

  • January 1st to January 28th
  • April 30th to May 20th (except the week of May 7th)
  • July 30th to December 9th

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 PHX to CEB is early September. Prices can be as high as $4000 for Friday flights during early March, or as low as $773 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Cebu City

Flying from Phoenix, AZ (PHX) to Lapu-Lapu City (CEB) will usually cost between $796 to $2432 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $810. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early March, with an average price of $1738. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $928 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1024 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PHX to CEB flight.

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

PHX to CEB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PHX to CEB flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Phoenix. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, 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 Cebu City, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Phoenix. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $425 (26%) 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 $1013. Return trip prices are from the CEB to PHX 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 PHX to CEB can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 48 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking PHX to CEB

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 PHX to CEB — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (PHX > LAX > CEB)

  • Price for both tickets: $875
  • Average savings: $149 (14.55%)

See PHX to LAX flights

Hack #2: Manila (PHX > MNL > CEB)

  • Price for both tickets: $911
  • Average savings: $114 (11.08%)

See PHX to MNL flights

Hack #3: Shanghai (PHX > PVG > CEB)

  • Price for both tickets: $914
  • Average savings: $111 (10.79%)

See PHX to PVG flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from PHX to CEB? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 19 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, EVA Air, Hawaiian, JAL, Korean Air, Royal Brunei, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Mactan-Cebu International Airport to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7678 miles or 12357 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from PHX to CEB?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PHX to CEB flight is about 14 hour 48 minutes.

How many flights go between Phoenix, AZ and Lapu-Lapu City?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 58 available flights from PHX to CEB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PHX
Origination airport name Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
City Phoenix, AZ
Country the United States
Latitude 33.4
Longitude -112

Return Airport

Destination code CEB
Destination airport name Mactan-Cebu International Airport
City Lapu-Lapu City
Country the Philippines
Latitude 10.3
Longitude 124


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