Flights from Riyadh to Manila, Philippines

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Destination Overview

Known as the jewel of the Orient, Manila can offer something for everyone. To help you explore the sights of the capital of the Philippines, there are a variety of walking tours in addition to bamboo bike tours to cover more distance. It’s home to a number of historical sites including the few buildings of architectural note that are still standing despite the flattening of the city during World War II. Many of these can be found on Escolta Street. For shoe enthusiasts, Imelda Marcos’ infamous shoe collection is on display at the Marikina Shoe Museum. The city also has a thriving nightlife which combines live music with rooftop cocktail bars, speakeasies, and great clubbing.

Flying to Manila

1. Which airports serve Riyadh to Manila?

Riyadh King Khalid International is one of the most popular airports serving flights from Riyadh to Manila and is located 35 km north of Riyadh. It is the primary airport for international travel in Riyadh.

2. Which airlines operate flights from Riyadh to Manila?

Saudi Arabian Airlines is the major provider of these flights, with daily departures, except on Saturdays, and no connections required. Philippine also offers direct flights on a daily basis. Other airlines, including Emirates, Etihad, Gulf Air, Kuwait, Oman Air, and Turkish also offer daily departures but require a connection. China Southern and Ethiopian offer some additional departures throughout the week.

3. How long is the flight?

If you book a direct flight from Riyadh to Manila, you can expect it to take approximately 9 hours and 30 minutes. With layovers, you can expect your flight to take at least 11 hours. Manila is 5 hours ahead of Riyadh.

4. Climate changes between Riyadh to Manila

While Manila’s warm temperature is consistent throughout the year, Riyadh experiences more varied weather, with extreme heat from May through September. Riyadh has minimal rainfall, while Manila experiences monsoons, 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

As the capital of the Philippines and one of the world’s most densely populated cities, Manila is home to many historic sites. Known for its wide range of architectural styles, Manilla welcomes over a million tourists each year. Regarded as one of the best shopping destinations in Asia, Manila also features attractions such as the National Museum of the Filipino People, the National Gallery of Art, Chinatown, Mt. Pinatubo and the architecture along Escolta Street. For getting around, the motorized tricycles are very popular with tourists for the convenience they offer and their novelty value. There are also horse-drawn carriages for hire called Kalesa. It is best to avoid public transport during the rush hour.

Considered a hotspot for nightlife, Manila features 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 nightlife seekers.

Riyadh to Manila, Philippines Last modified: Nov 4, 2022 5:55 -04:00

We've scanned 2,976 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Manila, Philippines. Ethiopian & Philippine 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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Sat 12/17
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SAR5,883
Philippine
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SAR5,943

How Much is a Flight from Riyadh to Manila, Philippines?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Riyadh to Manila, Philippines, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be SAR4,770.

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

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days SAR5,450 SAR5,702
7-14 days SAR4,421 SAR3,996
14-21 days SAR3,646 SAR5,154
21-30 days SAR3,646 SAR3,597
30-60 days SAR5,943 SAR5,883
60-90 days SAR2,560 SAR2,846
90+ days SAR3,398 SAR3,725

Cheapest Day To Fly from Riyadh to Manila, Philippines

We've examined 5,540 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Riyadh to Manila, Philippines is Thursday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
SAR4,000SAR3,646SAR4,225SAR3,597SAR4,421SAR5,883SAR7,608

Compare Flight Prices from Riyadh 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 Riyadh to Manila, Philippines flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
August Riyadh Manila, Philippines Philippine 8/23/22 8/30/22 0 SAR3,646
December Riyadh Manila, Philippines Ethiopian 12/17/22 1/3/23 4 SAR5,883
December Riyadh Manila, Philippines Ethiopian 12/17/22 1/3/23 4 SAR5,883
October Riyadh Manila, Philippines Philippine 10/18/22 10/25/22 0 SAR2,793
November Riyadh Manila, Philippines Philippine 11/9/22 11/22/22 0 SAR3,398
December Riyadh Manila, Philippines Philippine 12/8/22 12/27/22 0 SAR3,342
December Riyadh Manila, Philippines Saudi Arabian 12/17/22 12/17/22 2 SAR5,902
October Riyadh Manila, Philippines Gulf Air 10/18/22 10/30/22 2 SAR3,030

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Riyadh to Manila, Philippines

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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Riyadh 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 Riyadh to Manila, Philippines is SAR5,883.

The average price for direct flights from Riyadh to Manila, Philippines is SAR5,943.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Riyadh to Manila, Philippines - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Philippine 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 13:50 13:50
Saudi Arabian 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 18:10 18:10

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Riyadh 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 Riyadh 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 Riyadh to Manila, Philippines is SAR1,308.

The average price for round trip flights from Riyadh to Manila, Philippines is SAR5,883.

Riyadh to Manila, Philippines Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Riyadh to Manila, Philippines?
Answer: The average Riyadh to Manila, Philippines flight time is 10 hours and 5 minutes.
Question: How far is Manila, Philippines from Riyadh?
Answer: The distance from Riyadh to Manila, Philippines is 7,773 kilometers (4,830 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Riyadh to Manila, Philippines?
Answer: There are 9 direct flights from Riyadh to Manila, Philippines.
Question: What are the most popular Riyadh airlines for direct flights from Riyadh to Manila, Philippines?
Answer: Philippine Airlines provides 77% of the non-stop flights between Riyadh and Manila, Philippines.

Riyadh to Manila, Philippines Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Riyadh 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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