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Flight information Darwin to Manila Ninoy Aquino

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Average flight time, total distance 3188 kilometres

11h 40min

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Singapore Airlines

Manila Ninoy Aquino

1 airport

Frequently asked questions

There's one airport in Manila Ninoy Aquino: Manila Ninoy Aquino.
The best price found on Skyscanner for a flight from Darwin to Manila Ninoy Aquino is $400. This was found by aggregating across different carriers and is the cheapest price for the whole month.
11h 40min is the average flight time from Darwin to Manila Ninoy Aquino.
There are no airlines that fly directly from Darwin to Manila Ninoy Aquino.

Which airlines fly from Darwin to Manila?

There are not currently any airlines offering direct flights from Darwin to Manila Ninoy Aquino Airport, but you can take a 1-stop connecting flight with these carriers:

Flights with 2 or more connections are also available, but these cost more as well as taking longer.

Is there a time difference between Darwin and Manila?

Manila and the Philippines are 90 minutes behind Darwin time.

What is the weather like in Manila?

Manila has comparable heat to Darwin, but there's less difference in average temperatures from 26°C to 30°C across the year. To avoid the rainy season, travel between November and April, with December to February being the most comfortable months temperature-wise.

How expensive is Manila?



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Essential travel information for Manila

  • Australians don't need a visa for the Philippines. Visits are limited to 30 days, but this can be extended at a visa office.
  • Some areas of the southern Philippines are not safe to visit. Check the latest travel warnings to make sure you stay safe.

Departing from Darwin

Darwin Airport (DRW) has a single terminal that handles domestic and international flights. In normal traffic, it takes 15 minutes to get from the city to the airport. You should arrive 3 hours before flights to Manila to make sure you don't miss check-in.

Check-in counters for all airlines are on the left side of the terminal. While waiting for your departure, you can get something to eat or drink from the cafes across both levels of the airport, browse the duty-free shops, use the free Wi-Fi and even have a free shower.

Arriving in Manila

Manila Ninoy Aquino Airport (MNL) is the busiest airport in the Philippines. International flights can arrive at 3 terminals, depending on the airline. Some terminals have more facilities than others, but all have basic services such as snack bars and ATMs and bank counters where you can get Philippine pesos.

The airport is conveniently located for central Manila districts. Journeys to most hotels by metered taxi should cost around 300-400 pesos. Airport buses take longer but only cost 100-150 pesos. If you're prepared for the local traffic, you can also hire a car from Manila Airport.

Return flights from Manila to Darwin

Manila's roads can get very congested during rush hours, especially if you're visiting on a public holiday. Make sure you give yourself plenty of time to get back to the airport for your return flight.

Read more information and tips for flights from Manila to Darwin.

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Please note: all information is correct as of January 2019.

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.