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Flight from Dubai Intl to Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
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When to book flights from Dubai to Ninoy Aquino Intl
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Top tips for finding a cheap flight out of Dubai
Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for AED 927 or less one-way and AED 1,578 or less round-trip.
The cheapest flight from Dubai to Manila was found, on average, 88 days before departure.
Book at least 7 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
High season is considered to be January, February and March. The cheapest month to fly is October.
Morning departure is around 14% cheaper than an evening flight, on average*.
Your gateway to the Philippine capital is Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport or NAIA Airport (MNL). The airport is used as a base of operations by Cebu Pacific and Philippine Airlines, with both offering flight deals from Dubai International Airport (DXB).
Emirates, Cebu Pacific and Philippine Airlines all operate direct flights from Dubai International to Manila International. Two alternative airlines, Qatar Airlines and Gulf Air, offer one-stop service on this route, usually connecting in Doha (DOH) or Bahrain (BAH).
Dubai Metro’s Red and Green lines provide quick & efficient transport from Central Dubai to the airport’s three terminals. RTA also runs bus services from the city centre to the terminals, while Skybus provides shuttles from several downtown hotels.
There are airport lounges at all Dubai International Airport terminals. You will find a Marhaba Lounge at Terminals 1, 2 and 3. In Terminal 1, you can also relax at Plaza Premium Lounge (T3) or Ahlan Business Class Lounge.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days
FAQs for booking flights from Dubai to Manila
You have a choice of several transport options. UBE Express operates direct services from the city centre and select hotel locations, while the City Bus Route 2 services all terminals. Airport taxi and car hire, as well as hotel shuttle and rideshare services, are additional means of getting to Central Manila.
San Fernando and Angeles are two cities in Pampanga north of Manila and are easily accessible by airport car hire or public transport. You can also get onward flights to the islands of Cebu and Davao, located south of Manila.
The duration of a direct flight to Manila from Dubai is typically 8h 50m. The journey crosses a distance of 6904 km.
There are usually 8 direct flights each day leaving Dubai in the direction of Manila, for a total of 61 flights weekly.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest one-way tickets to Manila from Dubai were found on Cebu Pacific (AED 3,089) and Royal Brunei Airlines (AED 3,196), and the lowest return tickets were found on SAUDIA (AED 4,491) and Cebu Pacific (AED 4,653).
For Dubai to Manila, Saturday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Tuesday is the most expensive. Flying from Manila back to Dubai, the best deals are generally found on Thursday, with Friday being the most expensive.
The earliest flight leaves Dubai at at 03:50 and lands in Manila at at 16:00.
The last flight leaves Dubai at at 23:10 and lands in Manila at at 12:00.
Cebu Pacific, Emirates, and Philippine Airlines operate direct flights from Dubai to Manila.
The Airbus A330-300 is the aircraft model that flies most regularly on the Dubai to Manila flight route.
There are direct flights from Dubai to Manila on a daily basis.
Emirates, Cebu Pacific and Philippine Airlines have all waived their change and cancellation fees on flights from Dubai to Manila. Confirm policies on booking site.
KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights from Dubai to Manila.
KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Manila from Dubai is likely to change within 7 days, so travelers know whether to wait or book now.
Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional return ticket. You could then fly to Manila with an airline and back to Dubai with another airline.
Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to Manila from Dubai up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.