Flights from Dubai to Manila, Philippines

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Destination Overview

Manila is the thriving capital city of the Philippines that is rich in history and full of many notable landmarks with distinct Spanish influences from its long history as a thriving Spanish colony with a unique, local culture. This historical area is a hot spot for tourism and holds a variety of activities such as museums highlighting the city’s culture and history, old dungeons and gunpowder rooms to tour, shops, parks, and a vibrant nightlife. As a vibrant metropolis of the Philippines, Manila also holds a number of business headquarters for professionals to visit for conferences and meetings.

Flying to Manila

1. Which airports serve Dubai to Manila?

Dubai International Airport is one of the most popular airports serving flights from Dubai to Manila and is located only 4 km from Dubai. It is a major Middle East hub airport. The Al Maktoum Airport is also an international airport with some flights from Dubai to Manila. It is located 37 km west of Dubai.

2. Which airlines operate flights from Dubai to Manila?

Emirates is the major provider for these flights, with daily departures and no connections required, with Cebu Pacific and Philippine also offering similar flights. Other airlines, including Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Gulf Air, JAL, Korean, KLM, Kuwait, Malaysia, Oman Air, Royal Brunei, Singapore, Saudi Arabian, Thai, and Turkish also offer daily departures but require a connection. Qantas, China Eastern, and Ethiopian offer only some departures throughout the week.

3. How long is the flight?

If you book a direct flight from Dubai to Manila you can expect it to take approximately 8 hours and 45 minutes. With layovers, there are many other options that might take upwards of 11 hours. Manila is 4 hours ahead of Dubai.

4. Climate changes between Dubai to Manila

While Manila’s warm temperature is consistent throughout the year, Dubai experiences more varied weather with extreme heat from May through September. Manila has two monsoon seasons, with most rain falling between June and September.

5. Culture differences and need-to-know

Manila’s currency is the Philippine Peso and it can be acquired at most Manila banks, international airports and specialized stores called Foreign Exchange Bureaus. Credit cards such as MasterCard, Visa, and American Express can be used at ATMs to obtain currency as well.

No visa is required to enter the Philippines provided you are visiting as a tourist for 30 days or less. If you are visiting for longer or for business purposes then a visa will be required.

City Information

Flying from Dubai’s high year-round temperatures, Manila may be a bit of a relief, especially if you avoid the rainy season.

Dubai and Manila have some similarities that crossover, even though they are almost a continent and an ocean apart. Dubai, though located in the Middle East with a dry and desert-like climate, is also a metropolis for business and pleasure. Known for their luxury and shopping, many business people make Dubai a hub for their conferences and business meetings. Many feel similar about Manila, though there are several differences to make note of, most importantly the climate.

Manila is a very popular hotspot for both business people and tourists alike. As the capital of the Philippines and the metropolitan center of the country, Manila is bursting with culture, shopping, and nightlife activities. Some of the most popular include San Agustin Museum and San Agustin Church, as well as the University of Santo Tomas.

Manila is considered a hotspot for nightlife, featuring a thriving bar scene with fancy rooftop cocktail bars, great clubbing, and live music. It is quickly becoming one of the most attractive cities in Asia for those interested in the nightlife.

Dubai to Manila, Philippines Last modified: Jan 22, 2024 9:12 -05:00

We've scanned 115,678,683 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Manila, Philippines. Royal Brunei & Kuwait frequently offer the best deals to Manila, Philippines flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

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AED1,653
Saudi Arabian
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AED1,697
Singapore
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Oman Air
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How Much is a Flight from Dubai to Manila, Philippines?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Dubai to Manila, Philippines, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be AED1,598.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Dubai to Manila, Philippines?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Dubai to Manila, Philippines based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Dubai to Manila, Philippines?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Dubai to Manila, Philippines.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days AED2,953 AED1,704
7-14 days AED2,652 AED1,704
14-21 days AED2,652 AED1,704
21-30 days AED2,619 AED1,697
30-60 days AED2,593 AED1,517
60-90 days AED2,644 AED1,433
90+ days AED2,593 AED1,433

Cheapest Day To Fly from Dubai to Manila, Philippines

We've examined 231,357,366 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Dubai to Manila, Philippines is Wednesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

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AED1,653AED1,653AED1,433AED1,693AED1,704 AED1,436

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Dubai to Manila, Philippines

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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Dubai to Manila, Philippines

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Dubai to Manila, Philippines is AED1,491.

The average price for direct flights from Dubai to Manila, Philippines is AED2,637.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Dubai to Manila, Philippines.

Weekly Direct Flights from Dubai to Manila, Philippines - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Philippine 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 14:35 14:35

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Dubai to Manila, Philippines

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Dubai to Manila, Philippines. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Dubai to Manila, Philippines is AED999.

The average price for round trip flights from Dubai to Manila, Philippines is AED1,491.

Dubai to Manila, Philippines Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is the flight from Dubai to Manila, Philippines?
Answer: The average Dubai to Manila, Philippines flight time is 9 hours and 5 minutes.
Question: How far is Manila, Philippines from Dubai?
Answer: The distance from Dubai to Manila, Philippines is 6,902 kilometers (4,289 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Dubai to Manila, Philippines?
Answer: There are 7 direct flights from Dubai to Manila, Philippines.
Question: What are the most popular Dubai airlines for direct flights from Dubai to Manila, Philippines?
Answer: Philippine Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Dubai and Manila, Philippines.

Dubai to Manila, Philippines Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Dubai and Manila, Philippines. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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