The cheapest times to fly from STN to MNL are

  • January 29th to March 25th
  • July 30th to December 9th (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 STN to MNL is early October. Prices can be as high as $5605 for Friday flights during late June, or as low as $660 for Thursday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Manila

Flying from London (STN) to Manila (MNL) will usually cost between $712 to $5243 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $682. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $5126. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $4443 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2073 can be considered a good price for a round-trip STN to MNL flight.

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

STN to MNL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the STN to MNL flight is more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from London. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.19, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MNL, and Sunday the cheapest day to fly back into STN. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Manila, and Tuesdays are the most expensive days to return to London. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $322 (14%) 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 $2239. Return trip prices are from the MNL to STN 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 STN to MNL can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 57 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Amsterdam (STN > AMS > MNL)

  • Price for both tickets: $716
  • Average savings: $1358 (65.48%)

See STN to CPH flights

Hack #2: Copenhagen (STN > CPH > MNL)

  • Price for both tickets: $723
  • Average savings: $1351 (65.15%)

See STN to AMS flights

Hack #3: Frankfurt (STN > FRA > MNL)

  • Price for both tickets: $731
  • Average savings: $1343 (64.76%)

See STN to FRA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: ANA, Asiana, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Southern, Emirates, Eurowings, EVA Air, Lufthansa, SAS, Shanghai Airlines, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Vietnam Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Ninoy Aquino International Airport to London Stansted Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6648 miles or 10699 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop STN to MNL flight is about 12 hour 57 minutes.

How many flights go between London and Manila?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 55 available flights from STN to MNL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code STN
Origination airport name London Stansted Airport
City London
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51.9
Longitude 0.2

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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