Cheap Flights From Manila Ninoy Aquino to Johor Bahru

Flight information Manila Ninoy Aquino to Johor Bahru

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Average flight time, total distance 2385 kilometres

5h 45min

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Johor Bahru

1 airport

When planning to travel from Manila to Johor Bahru in Malaysia, you would have to go through either Kuala Lumpur or Singapore. There are no airlines that fly the direct route between Manila and Johor Bahru. Malaysia Airlines flies from Manila to Johor Bahru with a layover in the Malaysian capital, Kuala Lumpur. Airline combinations with Singapore Airlines and Philippine Airlines can also take you to Johor Bahru with stops in Singapore and Kuala Lumpur.

Budget airlines that fly from Manila to Johor Bahru

Currently, there are no budget airlines that fly the route from Manila to Johor Bahru.

Departure from Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL)

There are limited ground transportation options available for travelers going through the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. You can choose from taxis, hotel shuttles or chauffer-driven rental cars. There is no rail or regular bus service that can bring you to the airport. Taxis are the most popular options and can cost an average of PHP 400.00 (US$8.00). Travel time from the central business district of Makati varies from a short 30 minutes to over an hour depending on the traffic situation. It is best to allow for ample time for getting to the airport.

Things to do in Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL)

While waiting for your flight at Ninoy Aquino International Airport, you can have a meal at any of the coffee shops and food stalls that are located at the departure area. There are also shops selling local products like t-shirts, handicrafts, and magazines at the terminal. Wi-Fi is available.

Arrival at Senai International Airport (JHB)

Senai International Airport is located approximately 32 km northwest of downtown Johor Bahru. The airport handles both domestic and international flights. Ground transport options from the airport are currently limited to taxis and shuttle buses. Taxis are the most convenient option and are fairly cheap. Taxis can be found in the east wing of the Aeromall and fares are through pre-paid taxi coupons that can be purchased at the terminal. Travel time to the city takes about 30 minutes and costs approximately MYR 50.00 (PHP 582.97). There are also express shuttle bus services between the airport and the JB Sentral bus interchange as well as regular shuttle services that serve most hotels in the city center. Bus fare to JB Sentral is MYR 8.00 (PHP 93.28).

Things to do in Johor Bahru Airport (JHB)

Just next to the airport terminal is the Aero Mall, which offers retail, entertainment and F& B outlets for travelers. There is a good range of food shops to choose from at the Senai International Airport offering western food and local favorites. ATMs and currency exchange counters can also be found in the arrivals area. There is a small duty-free shopping area and also a bookstore.

Time Difference between Manila and Johor Bahru

Manila and Johor Bahru belong to the same time zone, and no adjustments are necessary.

Weather in Johor Bahru

Johor Bahru has a wet tropical climate that is almost similar Manila, except there is a higher chance of rain in Johor Bahru. Rainfall can occur throughout the year. The hottest month is April when temperatures can go up to 32℃. Though, the city is a year-round travel destination.

Exchange rate between Manila and Johor Bahru

The currency used in Johor Bahru is the Malaysian Ringgit. One Malaysian Ringgit is equivalent to 11.66 Philippine pesos.

Average cost of a meal in Manila and Johor Bahru

Shopping and most other things are cheaper in Johor Bahru compared to Manila. A meal in an inexpensive restaurant in this Malaysian city would cost you around MYR 8.75 (PHP 101.70). The price for the same meal in Manila would be PHP 200.00 (MYR 17.21).

Average cost of hotel/night in Manila and Johor Bahru

The average room rate in a mid-range hotel downtown Johor Bahru would be around MYR 220 (PHP 2555.91) per night compared to PHP 5300.00 (MYR 456.16) in Manila.

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This information is correct as of May 2017.

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