Manila to Bicol

Manila to Bicol

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Manila to Bicol Schedule

Manila to Bicol Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Philippine Airlines Economy #PR292309:00 - 10:20₱ 3,629
CebGo Economy #DG619310:30 - 12:00₱ 3,657
Philippine Airlines Economy #PR291915:00 - 16:20₱ 3,629
CebGo Economy #DG619514:55 - 16:25₱ 3,215

Transportation from Manila to Bicol

How to get from Manila to Bicol

When you want to get from Manila to Bicol, 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 3,636. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as PHP 1,118.

How far is Manila from Bicol?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Manila to Bicol. 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 Bicol?

The travel time from Manila to Bicol 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 Bicol?

The cost of the trip from Manila to Bicol 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 1,118 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 3,636.

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

  • Bus tickets - PHP 1,118 to PHP 1,118;
  • Plane tickets - PHP 3,608 to PHP 3,659;

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

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

  • Flights from Manila to Bicol 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?

Flights

Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Manila to Bicol. 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 3,608.

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 Bicol
CebGo, Philippine Airlines

Buses

Taking a bus from Manila to Bicol 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 Bicol

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

  • 50% users took a plane.
  • 50% decided to go for a bus.