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Flight information Auckland International to Manila Ninoy Aquino

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Average flight time, total distance 8035 kilometres

10h 30min

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Philippine Airlines

Manila Ninoy Aquino

1 airport

Frequently asked questions

There's one airport in Manila: Manila Ninoy Aquino.
The best price found on Skyscanner for a flight from Auckland International to Manila Ninoy Aquino is $759. This was found by aggregating across different carriers and is the cheapest price for the whole month.
10h 30min is the average flight time from Auckland International to Manila Ninoy Aquino.
There is one airline that flies direct from Auckland International to Manila Ninoy Aquino.
As of January, there are 3 flights per week flying from Auckland International to Manila Ninoy Aquino.

Which airlines fly from Auckland to Manila?

The only airline that offers direct flights from Auckland to Manila is Philippine Airlines. These are available 3 days a week – Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays – and fly during the night.

It can sometimes be cheaper to book a flight with 1 stop along the way. This layover is likely to be in Australia or Southeast Asia, with airlines such as:

When's the best time to book a flight to Manila?

Generally speaking, the best time to book an international flight is 29 weeks, roughly 7 months, before you intend to fly. Another thing to note is that November generally has the cheapest flights.

Is there a time difference between Auckland and Manila?

Yes. Auckland is 5 hours ahead of Manila in the summer and 4 hours ahead in the winter.

What weather should you expect in Manila?

Manila, and the Philippines in general, is much warmer than Auckland and the rest of New Zealand. Manila has a range of average monthly temperatures from 26°C in May to 30°C in January, while Auckland peaks at 20°C in February.

Manila has dry and wet seasons which may affect your travel plans. The rainy season starts in May and tails off in November.

How expensive is Manila?

Manila is a much cheaper city than Auckland in almost all respects. You’ll find that your bills at your hotel, in restaurants and on nights out are much less than they are at home.

The local currency in Manila is the Philippine peso.



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Departing from Auckland Airport

Auckland International Airport (AKL) is New Zealand's busiest airport, with more annual passengers than all the other airports in the country combined.

Flights to Manila leave from the dedicated international terminal, which is open 24 hours a day. Check-in counters for these flights are found on the ground floor.

The majority of the terminal's facilities, such as its shops and restaurants, are found upstairs. There's an even split of these facilities before and after security, with the main difference being the presence of duty-free stores and airline lounges that are only found beyond the security checks.

Manila Airport arrivals

Manila Airport (MNL), known fully as Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), is the largest airport in the Philippines.

There are 3 terminals that accept international arrivals. The majority of planes from New Zealand land at Terminal 3, which is the biggest and newest of the trio. The main exception to this rule is flights operated by Philippine Airlines, which land at Terminal 2.

The airport is close to the city centre, making it quick and easy to get to your accommodation. A taxi from the airport should cost less than 700 pesos (about NZ$20) to the city centre.

What ID do you need for this flight?

  • You must have a valid passport for flights to the Philippines.
  • You do not need a visa for a holiday up to 30 days in the Philippines.

When should I arrive at Auckland Airport for my flight?

For international flights, you should aim to be at Auckland Airport 3 hours before your scheduled departure time.

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Please note: all information is correct as of July, 2018.

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.