The cheapest times to fly from SFO to MNL are

  • January 22nd to May 6th
  • August 20th to November 18th (except the weeks of September 17th and October 1st)

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 SFO to MNL is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $1333 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $512 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Manila

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Manila (MNL) will usually cost between $551 to $1022 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $558. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1219. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $661 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $639 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to MNL flight.

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

SFO to MNL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to MNL flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from San Francisco. 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 $647. Return trip prices are from the MNL to SFO 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 SFO to MNL 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 SFO to MNL? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 28 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, Gulf Air, Hawaiian, Hong Kong Airlines, JAL, Korean Air, Philippine Airlines, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, THAI, United, Vietnam Airlines, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

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

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

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

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 86 available flights from SFO to MNL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

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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