Cheap Flights From Manila to Cebu

Flight information Manila Ninoy Aquino to Mactan-Cebu International

Cheapest return price last month


Direct airlines


Flights per week


Average flight time, total distance 561 kilometres

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Most popular airline last month

Philippine Airlines

Mactan-Cebu International

1 airport

Tickets from Manila to Cebu


Which Airlines Fly from Manila to Cebu?


Direct Flight?

Days of week

Flight time

AirAsia Philippines


Monday – Sunday

04:50 – 06:10

06:00 – 07:25

08:25 – 09:55

10:40 – 12:15

12:40 – 14:10

15:25 – 16:50

16:30 – 17:50

18:25 – 19:55

19:30 – 21:00

21:45 – 23:10 

Cebu Pacific


Monday - Sunday

16:00 – 17:40

17:55 – 29:25

22:25 – 23:55

23:30 – 00:55

00:45 – 02:10

Davao (connecting flight)

Monday - Sunday

06:45 – 11:20

18:00 – 22:35

Philippine Airlines


Monday – Sunday

04:00 – 05:15

06:55 – 08:05

12:05 – 13:20

16:40 – 17:50

17:15 – 18:30 

22:30 – 23:45

Cagayan De Oro, flight)

Monday – Sunday

04:10 – 07:30

Iloilo (Connecting Flight)

Monday – Sunday

04:30 – 07:40

Kalibo (connecting flight)

Monday - Sunday

08:15 – 12:25

Bacolod (connecting flight)

Monday - Sunday

04:15 – 07:50


What Are the Differences between Manila and Cebu?





Peso (PHP)

Peso (PHP)


GMT + 8

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Manila has a tropical climate with dry and rainy seasons that often overlap. Daily humidity is high, and flood may occur during a particularly wet season. The rainy season usually occurs from May to November, with August as the wettest month. The dry season occurs from January to April. Daily temperature can reach 29-30 Celsius Degree, with 34 Celsius Degree as the hottest recorded temperature.

Cebu has similar climate and weather condition with Manila. Rain and sunny days often overlap, even during the dry season. The humidity is high. August is the wettest month, a bad time to visit since rain happens frequently. December to February is the best time to visit, since the weather is only a little humid, cool, and not raining much.

Travel budget estimation

A cheap meal in Manila costs around PHP250, while three-course menu for one person in the middle-range restaurant is PHP525. Regular cappuccino is around PHP116.7, while mineral water (330 ml) is PHP21.5.

Price standard in Cebu is similar to Manila.  A cheap meal in Cebu costs around PHP200 to PHP300. Three-course menu for one at the middle-range restaurant is around PHP500. Regular cappuccino is around PHP116. Mineral water (330 ml) is around PHP21.


What Are the Transportation Options Available?

Between Downtown Manila and Manila Ninoy Aquino Airport

Between Mactan-Cebu International Airport and Downtown Cebu


Airport shuttle vehicle

Manila Light Rail Transit System




Rental car

Rental car




Do I Need Visa to Travel from Manila to Cebu?

Since Cebu is a part of the Philippines, travelers who hold Philippine passports do not need Visa to enter Cebu.


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What Are 3 Recommended Hotels in Cebu?

There are several recommended accommodations in Cebu, especially near the downtown area. They are:


Radisson Blue Cebu

Radisson Blue Cebu is a five-star hotel located at Serging Osmena Boulevard, about 3.8 km from Cebu downtown area. The hotel offers accommodation for business and leisure travelers, with a strategic location at the busy Juan Luna Avenue. Radisson Blue offers facilities such as restaurant, bar, spa, meeting facilities, banquet rooms, and swimming pool. Wi-Fi and airport shuttle service are available.


Best Western Plus Lex Cebu

Best Western Plus Lex is a four-star hotel located 900 meters from the center of Cebu. The hotel is close to shopping, business, and culinary centers in downtown Cebu, making it ideal for all types of travelers. Guests can use facilities such as a rooftop infinity pool, gym, restaurant, bar, meeting room, banquet hall, and Wi-Fi. Airport shuttle service is available.


Gran Tierra Suites

Gran Tierra Suites is a three-star hotel with strategic location near the heart of Cebu. The hotel is close to various public facilities and shopping center, such as Capitol Building, Robinson’s Cybergate Mall, and SM Mall. The hotel offers comfortable rooms with basic amenities, such as hot shower, TV, wardrobe, and desk. Guests can get free filtered drinking water in the hallways. Room service, airport shuttle, and facilities for wheelchair users are available.


What Are the Other Popular Routes from Manila and Cebu

From Manila

From Cebu

Manila to Cebu

Cebu to Manila

Manila to Davao

Cebu to Davao

Manila to Boracay

Cebu to Puerto Princesa

Manila to Iloilo

Cebu to Boracay

Manila to Puerto Princesa

Cebu to Iloilo

Manila to Tagbilaran

Cebu to Cagayan de Oro

Manila to Cagayan de Oro

Cebu to Hong Kong

Manila to Roxas City

Cebu to Singapore

Manila to Sandoro

Cebu to Tokyo

Manila to El Nido

Cebu to Seoul


FAQ on Flights from Manila to Cebu

What is the cheapest one-way flight ticket price to Cebu?

Cheapest one-way price is p 1,011 on the month of December 2019.

How many hours does it take to reach Cebu from Manila?

A direct flight takes 1h 30min to reach Cebu from Manila.

How do I book the cheapest flight ticket from Manila to Cebu?

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What are the airlines that fly from Manila to Cebu flights?

Major airlines that fly between Manila and Cebu are Air Asia, Cebu Pacific and Philippine Airlines.

What is the check in luggage limit in Manila to Cebu flights?

Generally, 15 kg is the allowed baggage limit for an economy class passenger flying from Manila to Cebu.

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