Manila to San Jose de Buenavista by bus, flight

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From EDSA Cubao to Masbate by bus

11:30
EDSA Cubao, Manila
03:48
San Jose de Buenavista, Masbate
16h 18m
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13:30
EDSA Cubao, Manila
05:50
San Jose de Buenavista, Masbate
16h 20m
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13:30
EDSA Cubao, Manila
05:40
Dapdap, Masbate
16h 10m
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From Alabang Terminal to Masbate by bus

14:30
Alabang Terminal, Manila
06:15
San Jose de Buenavista, Masbate
15h 45m
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14:30
Alabang Terminal, Manila
06:05
Dapdap, Masbate
15h 35m
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From Manila Airport to Bicol by flight

#2P2021
05:05
MNL Manila Airport
06:20
MBT Masbate Airport, Bicol
1h 15m
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#DG6169
07:05
MNL Manila Airport
08:35
MBT Masbate Airport, Bicol
1h 30m
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#DG6177
09:00
MNL Manila Airport
10:30
MBT Masbate Airport, Bicol
1h 30m
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#DG6179
13:15
MNL Manila Airport
14:45
MBT Masbate Airport, Bicol
1h 30m
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Manila to San Jose de Buenavista Schedule

Manila to San Jose de Buenavista Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Airphil Express Economy #2P202105:05 – 06:20₱ 5,819
CebGo Economy #DG616907:05 – 08:35₱ 2,869
CebGo Economy #DG617709:00 – 10:30₱ 2,869
Isarog Line Economy Non AC 11:30 – 03:48₱ 1,169
Isarog Line Regular 13:30 – 05:50₱ 1,513
CebGo Economy #DG617913:15 – 14:45₱ 2,869
Isarog Line Regular 14:30 – 06:15₱ 1,513

Manila to San Jose de Buenavista destination reviews

3.6
8 customer reviews
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CS
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Bus Elite, Isarog Line, May 1, 2019
With hidden charges the receipt I have is only 2200 while I was charged 3k plus online, you still need to confirm with the local bus operator the seat assigned to you, and be early on the day of your trip.
JM
5
Bus Regular, Isarog Line, Nov 11, 2019
Fast and very convenient for there service
CG
5
Bus Regular, Isarog Line, Jul 2, 2019
Not hassle and organized too
AS
5
Bus Regular, Isarog Line, Apr 18, 2019
Very convenient

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How to get from Manila to San Jose de Buenavista

When you want to get from Manila to San Jose de Buenavista, 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 5,744. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as PHP 1,169.

How far is Manila from San Jose de Buenavista?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Manila to San Jose de Buenavista. Your trip will be a total of 508 miles (817 km). The flying distance is 253 miles (407 km).

How long does it take to get from Manila to San Jose de Buenavista?

The travel time from Manila to San Jose de Buenavista can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 17 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Manila to San Jose de Buenavista?

The cost of the trip from Manila to San Jose de Buenavista varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Isarog Line: travelling by bus expect to pay as low as PHP 1,169 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 5,744.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Manila to San Jose de Buenavista:

  • Bus tickets - PHP 1,169 to PHP 2,549;
  • Plane tickets - PHP 2,831 to PHP 5,744;

How many trips per day are there between Manila and San Jose de Buenavista?

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

  • Buses start plying the route from 11:00 - you can also take a bus as late as 14:30. There are 21 available bus trips every day.
  • Flights from Manila to Masbate depart during the day - there are approximately 4 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 Masbate. 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 2,831.

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 Masbate
Airphil Express, CebGo (CebGo)

Buses

Taking a bus from Manila to Masbate 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 San Jose de Buenavista

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Manila to San Jose de Buenavista? 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:

  • 962 decided to go for a bus.
  • 38 users took a plane.