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Manila, the capital of the Philippines, is a unique holiday destination that attracts culture lovers, history buffs and families. Throughout the city, you will see the influence of the different cultures that have left their mark on the city. Visit the old Spanish walled settlement of Intramuros, or head out for a meal in the world’s oldest Chinatown. If you want some time to relax after days of sightseeing, head to one of the nearby beaches. As evening comes, a sunset cruise in Manila Bay is a must, or head out to enjoy the city’s lively nightlife.
Flying to Manila
1. Which airports serve Sydney to Manila?
To catch a flight to Manila from Sydney, you will need to head to Sydney Airport. Located 8km from Sydney Harbor, you can reach it easily by taxi, train, and bus, with plenty of car parking available if you decide to drive yourself.
Most flights come into Manila at Ninoy Aquino International Airport, which is 7km from the center of Manila. It is serviced by several bus companies and the Light Rail Transit System (LRT). If you are booked on a budget airline, you may fly into Clark International Airport. Manila’s third airport, Subic Bay International, serves as the main diversion airport for Ninoy Aquino International Airport.
2. Which airlines operate flights from Sydney to Manila?
There are flights to Manila from Sydney every day provided by several airlines, including Qantas, Cebu Pacific, and Philippine Airlines.
3. How long is the flight?
Direct flights take about 8 hours 20 minutes. Manila is just two hours behind Sydney, so you should not take too long to adjust to the new time zone.
4. Climate changes between Sydney and Manila
Sydney’s temperatures are far more varied than Manila. If you depart Sydney in the summer months of December to January, you are likely to find similar temperatures in Manila. However, if you travel during Sydney’s winter, you will want to shed some layers upon arriving in Manila. June through October are the wettest months in Manila, with typhoon season occurring in September and October.
5. Culture differences and need-to-know
The currency used in Manila is the Philippine peso. You can exchange money at most banks in Manila or look for foreign exchange bureaus throughout the city.
If you are staying less than 30 days in the Philippines and are coming as a tourist, there is no requirement for a visa.
Although both are coastal cities, Sydney, a former British colony, is very different from Manila’s Spanish influences. If you are traveling with children, there is plenty to entertain them. Enjoy the rides and thrills at Star City or get close to marine life at Manila Ocean Park. History lovers can discover the Philippines’ fascinating past at the National Museum of the Philippines or explore the conquistador era’s Fort Santiago. Shoppers will enjoy the many malls but do not miss out on the experience of haggling for goods at one of Manila’s street markets.
Sydney, Australia to Manila, Philippines Last modified: Sep 19, 2023 11:01 -04:00
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|< 7 days||$1,264||$1,098|
Cheapest Day To Fly from Sydney, Australia to Manila, Philippines
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Compare Flight Prices from Sydney, Australia 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 Sydney, Australia to Manila, Philippines flights.
|Month||Origin||Destination||Carrier||Depart Date||Return Date||Stops||Price|
|September||Sydney, Australia||Manila, Philippines||Cathay||26/09/23||16/10/23||1||$924|
|October||Sydney, Australia||Manila, Philippines||Philippine||18/10/23||1/11/23||0||$833|
|November||Sydney, Australia||Manila, Philippines||Philippine||9/11/23||22/11/23||0||$814|
|December||Sydney, Australia||Manila, Philippines||China Southern||2/12/23||9/12/23||1||$1,177|
|January||Sydney, Australia||Manila, Philippines||Singapore||29/01/24||12/02/24||1||$941|
|February||Sydney, Australia||Manila, Philippines||Philippine||27/02/24||13/03/24||0||$794|
|March||Sydney, Australia||Manila, Philippines||Philippine||18/03/24||25/03/24||0||$793|
|April||Sydney, Australia||Manila, Philippines||Philippine||29/04/24||13/05/24||0||$793|
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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Sydney, Australia 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 Sydney, Australia to Manila, Philippines is $856.
The average price for direct flights from Sydney, Australia to Manila, Philippines is $885.
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One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Sydney, Australia to Manila, Philippines
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The average price for one way flights from Sydney, Australia to Manila, Philippines is $515.
The average price for round trip flights from Sydney, Australia to Manila, Philippines is $836.
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