The Philippines is an archipelago of volcanic islands that speckles the sea between Indonesia, China and Vietnam. It’s a real mishmash of hand-sculpted landscapes and untouched wilderness, so you get sky-scraping cities, tropical beach resorts and ancient rice paddies, as well as mountainous national parks and smoking volcanoes.
Direct flights from London land in the capital city of Manila, and take around 15 hours long.
Where are you headed? Direct flights to Manila take over 15 hours. Flights to other destinations include a stopover, so journey times increase by anything from 3 to 30 hours.
Philippine Airlines offers a direct flight.
If you don’t mind a stopover, you could also fly with carriers like Air France, Emirates, Etihad Airways, KLM, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines or Turkish Airlines.
Direct flights from London to the Philippines run daily.
You get more choice if you fly indirect. In fact, there are so many routes that you could choose from hundreds of flights a day. That’s pretty overwhelming, though, so our search engine does all the hard work for you, clearly laying out the cheapest, quickest and smartest routes.
London Heathrow is the airport for direct flights from London to the Philippines. Want more choice? Flights with stopovers run from London City Airport, Gatwick Airport, London Stansted Airport and London Luton Airport. Direct flights land in Manila International Airport, AKA Ninoy Aquino International Airport. But you could also make a beeline for other islands. Mactan Island is home to Mactan-Cebu International Airport, while Davao City on Mindanao Island offers Francisco Bangoy International Airport.
There’s only one direct flight from London to the Philippines at the moment – it heads straight for Manila. As with most flights, it’s often cheapest to depart London mid-week.
Book a flight from London to the Philippines, and you’ll find more than 7,000 tropical islands up for grabs.
Most flights head straight for Manila, the supersized capital city of the Philippines. Skyscrapers dominate this city, but there’s also a Spanish old city – Intramuros – and an ancient Chinatown.
Then there are the beach towns. Make tracks for Boracay, Palawan or Siargao to kick back on white-sand beaches. Adventurous types can head for Luzon, where you can hike and horse ride around the trails of Taal Volcano. The Banaue Rice Terraces also patchwork Luzon – and they’re a not-too-shabby 2,000 years old.
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