Manila is a bay-side city packed with cultural attractions, fantastic shopping, delicious restaurants and friendly locals. You can learn more about its exciting past at colonial buildings like the Casa Manila or the Fort Santiago, then find out how historical events affected people’s lives at the Museum of the Filipino People. The art scene is thriving here, so don’t miss the Metropolitan Museum of Manila, before paying a visit to the more offbeat Mind Museum. On a day trip, Tagaytay City with its idyllic lagoon is very relaxing or you can feel the sand between your toes at a pristine beach in the nearby Zambales province.
Flying to Manila
1. Which airports serve Kuala Lumpur to Manila?
Kuala Lumpur International Airport is one of the largest in Southeast Asia, it is 45km south of the city center and manages flights which land at Manila. Flying into Manila, you will land at the international Manila Ninoy Aquino Airport which is around 13km from the center of town.
2. Which airlines operate flights from Kuala Lumpur to Manila?
Malaysia Airlines offers the majority of flights between Kuala Lumpur and Manila but many other operators, including AirAsia, AirAsia Zest, and Philippine Airlines also schedule daily flights on this route.
3. How long is the flight?
The flight is around 3 hours and 20 minutes, though non-stop trips will take longer. Kuala Lumpur and Manila are in the same time zone, so there is no difference in local time.
4. Climate changes between Kuala Lumpur and Manila
In Kuala Lumpur, the weather is always warm, with almost no seasonal cooling. If you’d prefer to keep out of the rain, November is the wettest month by far. Manila also experiences consistently high temperatures. A long dry period lasts between January and April, then plenty of rain falls between May and November.
5. Culture differences and need-to-know
The Philippine Peso is the official currency of Manila, you can withdraw cash from a bank, an ATM, or a money exchange. Credit cards are an accepted method of payment, but most businesses tend to prefer Visa or MasterCard. Travelers from Malaysia do not need a visa to enter Manila for less than 30 days.
There is little difference in temperature between Kuala Lumpur and Manila, so you’ll quickly feel at home in this equally busy metropolis.
You could start a day of sightseeing at the walled city of Intramuros, part of the historic Spanish quarter of Manila, then stop off at the Shoe Museum in Marikina to marvel at the 800 pairs of shoes which once belonged to the First Lady of the Philippines, Imelda Marcos. At the Manila Ocean Park, you can see marine life up close by booking an animal experience or stroll amongst the fishes inside an enormous glass tunnel. If you’re traveling with children or adults who appreciate a theme park, then Star City, with its thrill rides, cute carousels, and ghost trains provides a fun escape from the hectic city. In the evening, a dinner cruise taking in Manila Bay, with panoramic views of the sprawling city at sunset, is a spectacular way end to the day.
Kuala Lumpur to Manila, Philippines Last modified: May 20, 2022 2:00 -04:00
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|< 7 days||MYR1,368||MYR1,408|
Cheapest Day To Fly from Kuala Lumpur to Manila, Philippines
We've examined 81,576 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Kuala Lumpur to Manila, Philippines is Monday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.
Compare Flight Prices from Kuala Lumpur to Manila, Philippines by Month
Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Kuala Lumpur to Manila, Philippines flights.
|Month||Origin||Destination||Carrier||Depart Date||Return Date||Stops||Price|
|May||Kuala Lumpur||Manila, Philippines||!!||5/20/22||5/24/22||0||MYR1,368|
|June||Kuala Lumpur||Manila, Philippines||AirAsia||6/4/22||6/11/22||0||MYR711|
|July||Kuala Lumpur||Manila, Philippines||AirAsia||7/7/22||7/12/22||0||MYR619|
|August||Kuala Lumpur||Manila, Philippines||Philippine||8/27/22||8/29/22||0||MYR640|
|September||Kuala Lumpur||Manila, Philippines||Philippines Airasia||9/2/22||9/10/22||0||MYR943|
|October||Kuala Lumpur||Manila, Philippines||Cebu Pacific||10/22/22||10/25/22||0||MYR829|
|January||Kuala Lumpur||Manila, Philippines||!!||1/27/22||1/27/22||0||MYR1,193|
|December||Kuala Lumpur||Manila, Philippines||Philippines Airasia||12/15/22||1/2/23||0||MYR303|
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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Kuala Lumpur 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 Kuala Lumpur to Manila, Philippines is MYR996.
The average price for direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Manila, Philippines is MYR903.
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One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Manila, Philippines
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The average price for one way flights from Kuala Lumpur to Manila, Philippines is MYR338.
The average price for round trip flights from Kuala Lumpur to Manila, Philippines is MYR903.
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