Farinas Trans
Recommended
22:30
Manila Farinas Transit
9h bus ride in Super First Class
5
07:30
+1
Laoag, Ilocos
Farinas Trans
Recommended
22:00
Manila Farinas Transit
9h bus ride in Super Deluxe
4.6
07:00
+1
Laoag, Ilocos
Instant Recommended
11:30
MNL Manila Airport
1h flight #PR2196 with Philippine Airlines in Economy
12:30
LAO Laoag Airport, Ilocos

From Manila Farinas Transit to Laoag by Buses

Farinas Trans
06:00
Manila Farinas Transit
12h bus ride in 1st Class CR
4.0
18:00
Laoag, Ilocos
Farinas Trans
06:00
Manila Farinas Transit
12h bus ride in Standard AC
18:00
Laoag, Ilocos
Farinas Trans
08:00
Manila Farinas Transit
12h bus ride in 1st class
5
20:00
Laoag, Ilocos
Farinas Trans
10:30
Manila Farinas Transit
12h bus ride in 1st class
5
22:30
Laoag, Ilocos
Farinas Trans
12:30
Manila Farinas Transit
12h bus ride in 1st class
5
00:30
+1
Laoag, Ilocos
Farinas Trans
17:30
Manila Farinas Transit
10h bus ride in 1st Class CR
4.0
03:30
+1
Laoag, Ilocos
Farinas Trans
18:00
Manila Farinas Transit
10h bus ride in 1st Class CR
4.0
04:00
+1
Laoag, Ilocos
Farinas Trans
18:30
Manila Farinas Transit
10h bus ride in 1st Class CR
4.0
04:30
+1
Laoag, Ilocos
Farinas Trans
19:00
Manila Farinas Transit
10h bus ride in 1st Class CR
4.0
05:00
+1
Laoag, Ilocos
Farinas Trans
19:30
Manila Farinas Transit
10h bus ride in 1st Class CR
4.0
05:30
+1
Laoag, Ilocos
Farinas Trans
20:00
Manila Farinas Transit
10h bus ride in 1st Class CR
4.0
06:00
+1
Laoag, Ilocos
Farinas Trans
20:30
Manila Farinas Transit
10h bus ride in Deluxe
4.2
06:30
+1
Laoag, Ilocos
Farinas Trans
Recommended
22:00
Manila Farinas Transit
9h bus ride in Super Deluxe
4.6
07:00
+1
Laoag, Ilocos
Farinas Trans
Recommended
22:30
Manila Farinas Transit
9h bus ride in Super First Class
5
07:30
+1
Laoag, Ilocos
Farinas Trans
23:00
Manila Farinas Transit
10h bus ride in Deluxe
4.2
09:00
+1
Laoag, Ilocos
Farinas Trans
23:30
Manila Farinas Transit
10h bus ride in 1st Class CR
4.0
09:30
+1
Laoag, Ilocos

From Manila Airport to Laoag by Flights

Instant Fastest
10:30
MNL Manila Airport
50m flight #PR5196 with Philippine Airlines in Economy
11:20
LAO Laoag Airport, Ilocos
Instant Recommended
11:30
MNL Manila Airport
1h flight #PR2196 with Philippine Airlines in Economy
12:30
LAO Laoag Airport, Ilocos
Airphil Express
Instant
11:55
MNL Manila Airport
1h flight #2P2196 with Airphil Express in Economy
12:55
LAO Laoag Airport, Ilocos
Instant Fastest
13:00
MNL Manila Airport
50m flight #PR5198 with Philippine Airlines in Economy
13:50
LAO Laoag Airport, Ilocos
Instant
19:05
MNL Manila Airport
1h flight #PR2198 with Philippine Airlines in Economy
20:05
LAO Laoag Airport, Ilocos
Airphil Express
Instant
19:15
MNL Manila Airport
1h flight #2P2198 with Airphil Express in Economy
20:15
LAO Laoag Airport, Ilocos

Manila to Laoag Schedule

Manila to Laoag Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Farinas Trans 1st Class CR 06:00 - 18:00₱ 996
Farinas Trans 1st class 08:00 - 20:00₱ 996
Philippine Airlines Economy #PR519610:30 - 11:20₱ 8,268
Airphil Express Economy #2P219611:55 - 12:55₱ 5,131
Farinas Trans 1st class 10:30 - 22:30₱ 996
Philippine Airlines Economy #PR519813:00 - 13:50₱ 8,268
Farinas Trans 1st Class CR 17:30 - 03:30₱ 1,054
Philippine Airlines Economy #PR219819:05 - 20:05₱ 5,413
Airphil Express Economy #2P219819:15 - 20:15₱ 5,131
Farinas Trans 1st Class CR 18:00 - 04:00₱ 1,054
Farinas Trans 1st Class CR 20:00 - 06:00₱ 1,054
Farinas Trans Super Deluxe 22:00 - 07:00₱ 1,170

Popular Routes in Philippines

How to get from Manila to Laoag

When you want to get from Manila to Laoag, 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 8,237. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as PHP 996.

How far is Manila from Laoag?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Manila to Laoag. Your trip will be a total of 373 miles (600 km). The flying distance is 252 miles (405 km).

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

The travel time from Manila to Laoag can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 1 to 12 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Manila to Laoag varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Farinas Trans (Fariñas Trans): travelling by bus expect to pay as low as PHP 996 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 8,237.

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

  • Bus tickets - PHP 996 to PHP 1,170;
  • Plane tickets - PHP 4,230 to PHP 8,237;

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

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

  • Buses start plying the route from 06:00 - you can also take a bus as late as 23:30. There are 16 available bus trips every day.
  • Flights from Manila to Ilocos depart during the day - there are approximately 6 departures a day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Flights

Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Manila to Ilocos. 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 4,230.

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 Ilocos
Airphil Express, Philippine Airlines

Buses

Taking a bus from Manila to Ilocos 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 Laoag

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

  • 985 decided to go for a bus.
  • 15 users took a plane.