The cheapest times to fly from RAP to MNL are

  • January 8th to April 29th (except the week of March 19th)
  • July 9th to September 30th (except the weeks of July 23rd, August 27th, and September 10th)
  • November 26th 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 RAP to MNL is mid August. Prices can be as high as $2348 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $1034 for Tuesday flights around mid August.


When to Fly to Manila

Flying from Rapid City, SD (RAP) to Manila (MNL) will usually cost between $1138 to $1741 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid August with an average ticket price of $1099. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1794. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $695 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1244 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RAP to MNL flight.

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

RAP to MNL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RAP to MNL flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Rapid City. 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $183 (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 $1260. Return trip prices are from the MNL to RAP 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 RAP to MNL 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 32 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking RAP to MNL

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 RAP to MNL — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $980
  • Average savings: $264 (21.19%)

See RAP to LAX flights

Hack #2: San Francisco, CA (RAP > SFO > MNL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1059
  • Average savings: $185 (14.84%)

See RAP to SFO flights

Hack #3: Vancouver (RAP > YVR > MNL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1111
  • Average savings: $133 (10.7%)

See RAP to YVR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, Delta, Etihad, EVA Air, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Ninoy Aquino International Airport to Rapid City Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7530 miles or 12118 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RAP to MNL flight is about 14 hour 32 minutes.

How many flights go between Rapid City, SD and Manila?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 62 available flights from RAP to MNL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code RAP
Origination airport name Rapid City Regional Airport
City Rapid City, SD
Country the United States
Latitude 44
Longitude -103.1

Return Airport

Destination code MNL
Destination airport name Ninoy Aquino International Airport
City Manila
Country the Philippines
Latitude 14.5
Longitude 121


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