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Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL)


Ninoy Aquino International Airport is the gateway to the Philippines. The huge facility is situated around eight miles (13km) south of Manila.


The airport is situated eight miles (13km) south of the centre of Manila.

Getting to the city

The Metro-Rail Transit station is near the airport, and trains run regularly. Travellers should disembark at EDSA-Taft station, where they will find an airport shuttle that operates between the airport and the station. Also, a city bus service leaves from outside the arrivals areas of Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. A jeepney can take passengers to Terminal 3, or they can make use of the airport shuttle service.


GMT +8.


Tel: +63 2 877 1109.

Car rental

Car rental is available from Europcar, Avis and National desks, among others.

Airport Taxis

Yellow metered taxi cabs leave from the stands outside each terminal. Regular, white cabs are now available in addition to newly introduced ride-hailing services like Grab.

Transfer between terminals

A free airport shuttle bus runs between terminals for passengers catching connecting flights. However, reports suggest that this service can be unreliable. As a result, travellers may have to pay for a cab between terminals.


Passenger services at Manila airport include bars, shops and restaurants, ATMs, banks with currency exchange, left-luggage and postal services.


Parking is available near all terminals for approximately PHP 300 per night.

Departure Tax

There is no departure tax at NAIA, in contrast to majority of airports throughout the Philippines.




Wifi is available at the airport.

Business Lounges

The Miascor and Pagstop lounges service terminal one and are equipped with wifi and conference facilities. Terminal three offers the Skyview Lounge, Pacific Club Lounge, and Wings Transit Lounge. All of these facilities are available to business and economy class travellers.

NAIA Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.