Known as the Pearl of the Orient, Manila serves as the capital of the Philippines and is the world’s most densely populated city. It is a modern metropolis, where soaring skyscrapers gleam in the sunlight and shopping malls provide the latest in fashion clothing. Travelers can make the most of their time here by visiting sights like historic Fort Santiago, the fascinating Walled City of Intramuros, or the ornate Manila Cathedral. Manila is also a major center of publishing for the Asian market, a business hub and home to many annual festivals, including the Procession of the Feast of the Black Nazarene, which draws crowds.
Flying to Manila
1. Which airports serve Muscat to Manila?
Muscat International Airport is the international airport of Oman. It lies 32km from the city and offers flights from Muscat to Manila. All flights land at Manila Ninoy Aquino Airport. From the airport to the city center, it is about 13km. Manila Ninoy Aquino Airport has four separate terminals and international flights touch down at either Terminal 1, 2 or 3, as Terminal 4 caters to domestic flights.
2. Which airlines operate flights from Muscat to Manila?
Oman Air operates daily flights to Manila from Muscat, no other connections are required. Other airlines like Qatar Airways, Emirates, Kuwait Airways and Etihad, all provide daily departures to Manila but have one stop.
3. How long is the flight?
People who book a direct flight from Muscat to Manila can expect to be onboard for 8 hours and 45 minutes. Flights which include a connection take from 11 hours and 40 minutes up to 21 hours and 30 minutes in total. Manila is 4 hours ahead of Muscat, so bear that in mind when making a booking.
4. Climate changes between Muscat and Manila
The climate of Muscat is hot and dry with little rainfall, though winters can be cooler. In Manila, the temperatures are always high and from May to November, a huge amount of rain falls.
5. Culture differences and need-to-know
In Manila, the Philippine Peso is the official currency, it can be obtained from ATMs and licensed money exchanges throughout the city. MasterCard and Visa are the preferred credit cards, but most businesses add an extra 10% onto payments made with them. Travelers from Oman can enter the Philippines for 30 days with no visa, but proof of onward travel is needed.
Compared to the dry mountainous landscape of Muscat, Manila offers its visitors a more tropical, humid atmosphere. Public transport in Manila is provided by light rail, buses, taxicabs, and jeepneys.
The port capital of Oman is smaller than Manila, which is home to around 1.78 million people, so the Philippines may feel somewhat hectic in comparison. Manila is a bustling capital where many types of architecture and 16 distinct districts come together. The National Museum of the Philippines is an excellent place to start for travelers who want to know more about the country, but the Mind Museum and the quirky Dessert Museum are also popular. Day trips to nearby beauty spots like Mount Pinatubo and the Masungi Georeserve are eye-openers. Eating out is cheap and food piled high in a traditional boodle feast is a restaurant classic. For nights out head to Poblacion, a more bohemian area of the city popular with a trendy crowd.
Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Muscat to Manila, Philippines?
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How far in advance should I book tickets from Muscat to Manila, Philippines?
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Compare Flight Prices from Muscat to Manila, Philippines by Month
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Cheap Last Minute Flights from Muscat to Manila, Philippines
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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Muscat 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 Muscat to Manila, Philippines is OMR304.
The average price for direct flights from Muscat to Manila, Philippines is OMR380.
The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Muscat to Manila, Philippines.
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One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Muscat 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 Muscat 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 Muscat to Manila, Philippines is OMR169.
The average price for round trip flights from Muscat to Manila, Philippines is OMR304.
Muscat to Manila, Philippines Flight Questions
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Muscat to Manila, Philippines Airports
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