Cheap flights to the Philippines

Flights to Philippines in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 7% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average priceR10 218Average for return flights in January 2022
Return fromR13 812From Johannesburg to Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
One-way fromR8 421One-way flight from Johannesburg to Philippines

Cheap flights to Philippines in January, February 2022

The best prices found for MNL flights for January, February
Feb 15 - Mar 15
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

3 stops

42h 25m
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

35h 50m
R18 746

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 19.1.22

Feb 15 - Mar 15
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

3 stops

42h 25m
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

23h 00m
R18 837

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 19.1.22

Feb 5 - Feb 25
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

DVO

Davao City Francisco Bangoy

1 stop

18h 15m
DVO

Davao City Francisco Bangoy

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

21h 30m
R20 726

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 18.1.22

Philippines 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Philippines found for this year
Aug 31 - Sep 24
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

1 stop

21h 40m
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

28h 30m
R12 731

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 18.1.22

Dec 1 - Dec 25
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

1 stop

40h 55m
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

42h 55m
R15 213

Turkish Airlines

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Deal found 19.1.22

Jul 3 - Jul 17
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

1 stop

37h 40m
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

42h 50m
R15 579

Turkish Airlines

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Deal found 18.1.22

Last minute flights to Philippines

Late deals on return flights to Philippines, departing today and this week
Jan 28 - Feb 4
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

2 stops

26h 55m
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

23h 15m
R25 477

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 19.1.22

Jan 28 - Feb 3
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

2 stops

26h 55m
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

21h 15m
R25 995

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 19.1.22

Jan 28 - Feb 4
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

2 stops

26h 55m
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

3 stops

29h 30m
R29 040

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 19.1.22

Can I fly to Philippines from South Africa right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from South Africa to Philippines

Most visitors from South Africa will not be allowed to enter Philippines.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Africa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 48 Antigen (quick-test) hours before departing to Philippines.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from South Africa are not required to quarantine after entering Philippines.

Can I fly back to South Africa from Philippines?

Returning to South Africa from Philippines

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Philippines must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to South Africa.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Philippines are not required to quarantine after entering South Africa.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Philippines?

The cheapest ticket to Philippines found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

R9 259

February

R9 959

March

R9 640

April

R10 066

May

R9 640

June

R9 777

July

R10 294

August

R10 416

September

R9 640

October

R9 518

November

R9 061

December

R11 010

Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Philippines is November. The most expensive month for flights is December. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.

When is the best time to fly to Philippines?

Average Philippines flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month

ZA1 - MNL

Price

R9 058 - R13 396

MNL

Temperature

26 - 29 °C

MNL

Precipitation

10 - 400 mm

June is typically the best time to fly to Philippines, but there are other times where great deals are available. April tends to be the warmest period in Philippines so if you are looking for sun or warmer climates then look to fly around this time. July is the wettest if you need to factor this in to your plans.

Where are the most popular flight destinations in Philippines?

Manila is the most popular flight destination in Philippines. Other popular destinations include Cebu City, Boracay, Puerto Princesa and Davao City.

How long is the flight to the Philippines?

Located in Southeast Asia, the flight to the Philippines varies greatly on where in South Africa the flight departs from to where in the Philippines the flight is landing. A direct, no-stop flight from South Africa to the Philippines averages around 14h 45m. Travelers can expect to stop at least once on this flight, however. With more than 15 international airports in South Africa, there are many options from where you’ll depart. One of the largest airports is Cape Town International. To fly from here to the Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport, which is the largest airport in the Philippines, you can plan on the flight lasting 21h 05m. From Johannesburg to Manila, the flight is around 16h 20m.

Which cities offer direct flights to the Philippines?

At this time, there are not direct flights from South Africa to the Philippines. In order to get there, travelers will have to stop at least one time. The most common cities to fly out of to get to the Philippines are Johannesburg and Cape Town. Each of these cities offers numerous flights to the Philippines. Most commonly, travelers will fly out of these popular cities and will fly into Manila. Finding the best Philippines flight deals can help to get travelers the best rates on these flights.

What is the best way to travel around the Philippines?

Depending on where travelers are going and what they are doing in the Philippines, getting around varies. One of the best ways to get around a larger city, like Manila, is by using Grab Taxi. These taxis are affordable for most travelers and take them around the city and surrounding areas. Some travelers prefer to use Uber when in the cities, while some prefer bike taxis, which can be dangerous. To get to other areas in the Philippines, boats and small planes can also be used.

What are some things to do in the Philippines?

Situated in the Western Pacific Ocean in Southeast Asia, the Philippines is made up of more than 7,000 islands. Known for its natural beauty and ever-growing population, the Philippines is a vast group of more than islands with seemingly endless things to do. Depending on where you travel to in the Philippines, what there is to do varies. Boracay is one of the most popular islands in the Philippines, with a white sand beach that’s only 7km, but is well known for its natural beauty. Take a day trip to this island oasis, chill by the beach, then spend some time shopping and dining in the surrounding town. If visitors are staying in Manila, one of the largest cities in the Philippines, there are a wide range of cultural and modern things to do. This is the shopping capitol of the area. Some notable areas to visit in Manila include Intramuros, an historic “walled city” that’s now a historical site, and Binondo, the world’s oldest Chinatown. Make sure to check out the sunset at Manila Bay as well.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly to the Philippines?

When flying to the Philippines for a vacation, travelers from South Africa do not need a visa if their stay is not going to exceed 30 days. Those who will be staying less than 30 days will need a valid South African passport. The passport must not expire for more than six months after the date of travel.

Popular regions to fly to in Philippines

Not sure where to visit in Philippines? Start by selecting one of the most popular places in Philippines below to filter down your possible destination.