The cheapest times to fly from SAT to MNL are

  • January 15th to April 8th
  • August 27th to December 2nd (except the week of November 19th)

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 SAT to MNL is early to mid February. Prices can be as high as $2210 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $830 for Tuesday flights around early to mid February.


When to Fly to Manila

Flying from San Antonio, TX (SAT) to Manila (MNL) will usually cost between $905 to $1400 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid February with an average ticket price of $923. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1461. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $538 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $988 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SAT to MNL flight.

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

SAT to MNL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SAT to MNL flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from San Antonio. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MNL, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into SAT. Saturdays 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 $102 (7%) 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 $1017. Return trip prices are from the MNL to SAT 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 SAT 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 16 hour 7 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SAT 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 SAT to MNL — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $861
  • Average savings: $128 (12.9%)

See SAT to LAX flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (SAT > JFK > MNL)

  • Price for both tickets: $953
  • Average savings: $36 (3.59%)

See SAT to JFK flights

Hack #3: San Francisco, CA (SAT > SFO > MNL)

  • Price for both tickets: $956
  • Average savings: $32 (3.24%)

See SAT to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 20 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, EVA Air, JAL, Korean Air, Qantas, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8412 miles or 13538 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SAT to MNL flight is about 16 hour 7 minutes.

How many flights go between San Antonio, TX and Manila?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 75 available flights from SAT to MNL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SAT
Origination airport name San Antonio International Airport
City San Antonio, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 29.5
Longitude -98.5

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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