Manila to Albay

Manila to Albay

  Sep 27, 2021, 3 trips (1,392 – 0)

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1h 10m Deps: 9:00, 10:40, 15:00

From 1,392
MNL Manila Airport
1h 10m flight #PR2919 with Philippine Airlines
LGP Legazpi Airport
From 1,392 per adult

Transportation from Manila to Albay

Manila to Albay Destination Reviews

Bus Elite, Penafrancia Tours, Mar 22, 2020
Havent received any update on the status of this booking. I already sent an email to keep the status as OPEN.
Bus Sleeper, Isarog Line, Jan 13, 2020
Bus personnel were kind and helpful. Thank you for the pleasant trip.
Bus Regular, Legaspi St Jude Transport Lines, Jan 5, 2020
Seat not comfy, caused neck and back ache
Bus Regular WC, Isarog Line, Dec 28, 2019
The bus left exactly as what time the ticket indicated. Good job! We also arrived on time. Will be using this service again.
Bus Regular AC, DLTBCo (DLTBCo), Dec 26, 2019
They booked me a different time because my original booking was apparently full already. They emailed me immediately.
Bus Elite, Penafrancia Tours, Nov 25, 2019
Very convenient . I HOPE they can add a selector seat next time ????
Bus Economy Non AC, Legaspi St Jude Transport Lines, Nov 6, 2019
theres a lot difference on the original amount of ticket which is P750 economy non ac and amount online which is P916. also original bus seat plan or seat arrangement doesnt reflect when choosing it online.
Bus Regular AC, DLTBCo (DLTBCo), Nov 3, 2019
Safe trip thanks
Bus Regular, Legaspi St Jude Transport Lines, Nov 2, 2019
It took 15 hours to travel. It’s just normally 12 hours.
Bus Skybus WC, Penafrancia Tours, Aug 29, 2019
The trip went well, it was safe and very comfortable. The crew from the terminal and onboard the bus were very courteous and friendly. I wish we could do this run every year with the whole family.
57 customer reviews

How to get from Manila to Albay

When you want to get from Manila to Albay, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Flight
  • Bus

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Flight. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Bus ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A flight ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about PHP 5,285. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as PHP 1,103.

How far is Manila from Albay?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Manila to Albay. Your trip will be a total of 268 miles (430 km). The flying distance is 206 miles (331 km).

How long does it take to get from Manila to Albay?

The travel time from Manila to Albay can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 14 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Manila to Albay?

The cost of the trip from Manila to Albay varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is DLTBCo: travelling by bus expect to pay as low as PHP 1,103 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a flight - a one-way flight ticket can cost as much as PHP 5,285.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Manila to Albay:

  • Bus tickets - PHP 1,103 to PHP 1,103;
  • Plane tickets - PHP 2,708 to PHP 5,265;

How many trips per day are there between Manila and Albay?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Flights from Manila to Albay depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 19:00 - you can also take a bus as late as 19:00. There are 1 available bus trips every day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Manila to Albay. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is PHP 2,708.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Manila to Albay
CebGo, Philippine Airlines


Taking a bus from Manila to Albay is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.

The most popular transport from Manila to Albay

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Manila to Albay? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 82% decided to go for a bus.
  • 18% users took a plane.