Manila to Bacolod

Manila to Bacolod

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Manila to Bacolod Schedule

Manila to Bacolod Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Philippine Airlines Economy 03:50 - 19:45₱ 8,463
Cebu Pacific Economy #5J47304:50 - 06:15₱ 4,913
Cebu Pacific Economy #5J48106:50 - 08:15$ 37.84
Philippine Airlines Economy #PR213108:25 - 09:45₱ 3,602
2GO Business class for 2 10:00 - 16:30$ 4.47
Philippine Airlines Economy #PR213312:30 - 13:50₱ 3,549
Cebu Pacific Economy #5J47715:15 - 16:40₱ 3,816
2GO Tourist Class Premium 17:30 - 21:30₱ 2,060
Philippine Airlines Economy #PR213518:05 - 19:25₱ 3,769
2GO Mega Value Class 21:00 - 03:30$ 1.63
Philippine Airlines Economy 22:25 - 19:45₱ 8,463

Transportation from Manila to Bacolod

Facts about the transport from Manila to Bacolod

Cheapest Transport$43
Fastest Transport1h 20m
Earliest Departure3:00 AM
Latest Departure9:00 PM
Departures per day9
Distance1400 kilometers
Transport Companies2GO, Cebu Pacific, Ceres Transport, Philippines AirAsia

Manila to Bacolod Destination Reviews

Very responsible
Ferry Business class Premium, 2GO (2GO), Dec 18, 2022
Ferry Tourist Class, 2GO (2GO), Feb 16, 2021
Thanks you i have a safe and smooth trip. God bless
flight Economy, Philippine Airlines, Nov 28, 2020
very good accomodation
Ferry Super Value Class, 2GO (2GO), Mar 15, 2020
Excellent service
flight Economy, Philippines AirAsia, Feb 11, 2020
vwrygood accomodation
Ferry Mega Value Class, 2GO (2GO), Jan 28, 2020
44 customer reviews

How to get from Manila to Bacolod

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

  • Flight
  • Bus
  • Ferry

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 Ferry 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 USD 88.37. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a flight as a flight ticket costs as low as USD 42.93.

How far is Manila from Bacolod?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Manila to Bacolod. Your trip will be a total of 871 miles (1400 km). The flying distance is 705 miles (1134 km).

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

The travel time from Manila to Bacolod can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 28 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Manila to Bacolod varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Philippines AirAsia: travelling by flight expect to pay as low as USD 42.93 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 USD 88.37.

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

  • Plane tickets - USD 42.93 to USD 88.37;
  • Bus tickets - USD 46.85 to USD 46.85;
  • Ferry tickets - USD 62.85 to USD 62.85.

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

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

  • Flights from Manila to Bacolod depart during the day - there are approximately 8 departures a day.
  • Ferries leave from Manila for Bacolod 1 times a day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Manila to Bacolod. 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 USD 42.93.

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 Bacolod

Cebu Pacific, Philippines AirAsia


Taking a bus from Manila to Bacolod 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.


Travelling by ferry is one of the most scenic ways to get from Manila to Bacolod as it combines transportation and sightseeing to some extent.

However, with these upsides in mind, you should still understand ferry travel is not for everyone. If you’re prone to seasickness it may be an unpleasant experience. As a rule, a ferry journey isn’t the cheapest way to travel During the high season ferry tickets might be hard to get, so you should always book in advance when possible.

Things to remember: ferry rides are dependent on weather conditions..

The most popular transport from Manila to Bacolod

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Manila to Bacolod? 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:

  • 91% users voted for a ferry ticket.
  • 7% users took a plane.
  • 2% decided to go for a bus.