The Philippines are a popular Southeast Asian holiday destination renowned for their rich culture, Spanish colonial heritage, modern cities and spectacular tropical islands. Flights to the Philippines arrive in Manila, the country's capital, at the international airport that's within 20 to 30 minutes from the main shopping, dining, accommodation and attractions of the city.
Flights to the Philippines are available from a number of major Australian cities on board a range of commercial airlines including the national carrier, Philippine Airlines. Direct flights to the Philippines are only available from Darwin, Sydney and Melbourne taking four and a half and eight hours respectively, on board Philippine Airlines. The national carrier also offers flights from Brisbane to Manila via Darwin, taking approximately 11 hours.
Qantas and its low-coast subsidiary Jetstar offer flights from Sydney to Manila stopping over in Singapore and taking approximately 13 hours. Philippines flights are also available with Virgin Australia, Singapore Airlines and Silk Air, also stopping over in Singapore. Departing from Darwin, Cairns, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth, these flights take between 10 to 13 hours.
Philippines flights with stopovers in Singapore are an excellent way to extend your holiday and explore different parts of Southeast Asia. You can choose to do a 'fly by' stopover and spend just a few hours in the city cramming as much in as possible or choose to spend a few days in Singapore before continuing on to Manila in the Philippines.
The Manila International Airport is where all flights to the Philippines arrive and is just 7km south of the city of Manila and southwest of Makati. Also known as the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, Manila Airport is within 20 to 30 minutes' drive from the center of the city and its fantastic range of accommodation, shopping, dining and tourist attractions.