The cheapest times to fly from SJI to MNL are

  • May 7th to December 2nd (except the week of October 22nd)

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 SJI to MNL is early to mid June. Prices can be as high as $102 for Saturday flights during early May, or as low as $22 for Thursday flights around early to mid June.


When to Fly to Manila

Flying from San Jose (SJI) to Manila (MNL) will usually cost between $57 to $102 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid June with an average ticket price of $58. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early May, with an average price of $102. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $44 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $78 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SJI to MNL flight.

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

SJI to MNL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SJI to MNL flight is much cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from San Jose. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.33, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $7 (8%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $79. Return trip prices are from the MNL to SJI 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 SJI to MNL can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 15 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: Cebu Pacific, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 148 miles or 238 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SJI to MNL flight is about 1 hour 15 minutes.

How many flights go between San Jose and Manila?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from SJI to MNL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SJI
Origination airport name San Jose Airport
City San Jose
Country the Philippines
Latitude 12.4
Longitude 121

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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