Manila to Pampanga

Manila to Pampanga

  Sep 29, 2021, 9 trips (3,921 – 0)

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1h 30m

From 5,500
Manila Ninoy Aquino Airport
1h 30m taxi ride with Anis Transport
Angeles Hotel Transfer, Pampanga
From 5,500 vehicle, all incl
Manila Area any hotel
1h 30m taxi ride with Anis Transport
Angeles Hotel Transfer, Pampanga
From 5,500 vehicle, all incl
Manila Ninoy Aquino Airport
3h taxi ride with Anis Transport
Mount Pinatubo, Pampanga
From 5,940 vehicle, all incl

Manila to Pampanga Schedule

Manila to Pampanga Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Anis Transport Van 9pax Any time₱ 6,050

Transportation from Manila to Pampanga

Manila to Pampanga Destination Reviews

taxi Van 9pax, Anis Transport (Anis Transport), Oct 22, 2019
The way is too crowded
6 customer reviews

How to get from Manila to Pampanga

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

  • Flight
  • Bus
  • Taxi

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Taxi. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Flight 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 7,989. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as PHP 201.

How far is Manila from Pampanga?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Manila to Pampanga. Your trip will be a total of 73 miles (116 km). The flying distance is 56 miles (89 km).

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

The travel time from Manila to Pampanga can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 22 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Manila to Pampanga varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Victory Liner: travelling by bus expect to pay as low as PHP 201 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 7,989.

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

  • Bus tickets - PHP 201 to PHP 201;
  • Plane tickets - PHP 3,774 to PHP 8,001;

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from PHP 5,485 to PHP 6,944.

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

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

  • Flights from Manila to Pampanga depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 05:30 - you can also take a bus as late as 05:30. There are 1 available bus trips every day.

Taxis are a good option to consider for this route, too. Book a cab to take you from Manila to Pampanga any time of the day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Manila to Pampanga. 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 3,774.

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 Pampanga
Cebu Pacific, Philippine Airlines


Taking a bus from Manila to Pampanga 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.


Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from Manila to Pampanga. It allows you to tailor-make your trip, plan all the detours and see all the places you want. You can choose the type and the size of your car as well to be as comfortable as you'd like to.

Depending on the route, it might cost as much as PHP 5,485.

Things to remember: It's a good idea to follow the route on Google Maps or any other GPS navigator.

The most popular transport from Manila to Pampanga

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

  • 100% decided to go for a bus.