Los Angeles is a huge Californian city that welcomes countless visitors. As a big city, it attracts many business travelers as well as tourists eager to explore the beaches, sites and theme parks of the city. However, Los Angeles is most well-known for Hollywood, with many of the visitors being people in the movie industry or tourists wanting to see the attractions Hollywood has to offer. From the iconic Hollywood sign to the chance to spot famous faces on Rodeo Drive, the glitz of the movies is never far away.
Flying to Los Angeles
1. Which airports serve Manila to Los Angeles?
Most of the international flights from Manila depart from Ninoy Aquino International Airport. The airport is served by buses as well as the Light Rail Transit System (LRT). There is also car parking available for those taking their own cars. The second airport is Clark International Airport, which is used more by budget airlines, while Manila’s third airport, Subic Bay International Airport, serves as the main diversion airport for Ninoy Aquino International Airport.
The largest airport serving Los Angeles is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). It is well-served by public transport, including bus and shuttle services, or you can hire a car. The other Los Angeles airports are Hollywood Burbank Airport, John Wayne Airport, Long Beach Airport and Ontario International Airport, each serving a different part of the Greater Los Angeles area.
2. Which airlines operate flights from Manila to Los Angeles?
There are two daily direct flights to Los Angeles from Manila, both operated by Philippine Airlines. There are more options if you take a connecting flight, including Delta Air Lines, Cathay Pacific and JAL.
3. How long is the flight?
A direct flight from Manila to Los Angeles takes 13 hours 30 minutes, while a connecting flight takes at least 15 hours 30 minutes. Los Angeles is 15 hours behind Manila, so allow time to adjust.
4. Climate changes between Manila and Los Angeles
If you arrive in Los Angeles in the winter months of December to February, you will likely find Los Angeles considerably cooler than Manila. The summer months are hot in both cities, but unlike Manila, June to September in Los Angeles is dry.
5. Culture differences and need-to-know
The currency in Los Angeles is the US dollar, with exchange services available at banks across the city. You can also use credit and debit cards at most businesses.
If you require a visa to enter the US, you can apply for a tourist visa online. However, passport holders of some countries do not require a visa and can apply for authorization to enter the US through ESTA (Electronic System Travel Authorization).
Los Angeles Information
Los Angles and Manila are both sprawling, densely populated cities on the coast, but with one steeped in Asian and colonial history and the other focused on the West, the atmosphere is very different. There are endless things to do in Los Angeles, from world-class museums and galleries to the fun of Disney World. A visit to Hollywood’s attractions is on the must-do list of most visitors, including spotting the names of favorite stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Manila, Philippines to Los Angeles, California Last modified: Sep 19, 2023 11:29 -04:00
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|< 7 days||₱100,628||₱46,332|
Cheapest Day To Fly from Manila, Philippines to Los Angeles, California
We've examined 218,310,000 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Manila, Philippines to Los Angeles, California is Friday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.
Compare Flight Prices from Manila, Philippines to Los Angeles, California 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 Manila, Philippines to Los Angeles, California flights.
|Month||Origin||Destination||Carrier||Depart Date||Return Date||Stops||Price|
|September||Manila, Philippines||Los Angeles, California||Cathay||9/20/23||9/24/23||1||₱46,332|
|October||Manila, Philippines||Los Angeles, California||Jett8||10/17/23||10/31/23||1||₱43,976|
|November||Manila, Philippines||Los Angeles, California||Xiamen||11/4/23||11/9/23||1||₱41,676|
|December||Manila, Philippines||Los Angeles, California||Multiple Airlines||12/13/23||12/30/23||1||₱53,119|
|January||Manila, Philippines||Los Angeles, California||Jett8||1/24/24||2/10/24||1||₱49,024|
|February||Manila, Philippines||Los Angeles, California||Saudi Arabian||2/18/24||2/29/24||1||₱42,237|
|March||Manila, Philippines||Los Angeles, California||Saudi Arabian||3/3/24||3/11/24||1||₱39,993|
|April||Manila, Philippines||Los Angeles, California||Asiana||4/1/24||4/5/24||1||₱45,322|
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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Manila, Philippines to Los Angeles, California
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 Manila, Philippines to Los Angeles, California is ₱59,625.
The average price for direct flights from Manila, Philippines to Los Angeles, California is ₱60,298.
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One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Manila, Philippines to Los Angeles, California
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 Manila, Philippines to Los Angeles, California. 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 Manila, Philippines to Los Angeles, California is ₱29,056.
The average price for round trip flights from Manila, Philippines to Los Angeles, California is ₱49,080.
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Manila, Philippines to Los Angeles, California Airports
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