There are 5 ways to get from Lucena to Pampanga by taxi, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Taxi, train, bus  •  5 h 48 min

$28 - $34

Cheapest option

Bus Jam  •  6 h 26 min

$5 - $8

3 alternative options

Bus JAC Liner  •  6 h 17 min

$6 - $8

Taxi  •  2 h 38 min

  1. 126.5 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  2 h 38 min

  1. 126.5 miles

$16 - $24

What companies run services between Lucena, Philippines and Pampanga, Central Luzon, Philippines?

You can take a bus from Lucena to Pampanga via Manila Buendia, MRT-3 Buendia Station, Makati City, Manila, Senator Gil Puyat Ave, Lungsod ng Pasay, Manila, and Manila Pasay in around 6 h 17 min.

Train operators
Philippine National Railways
Website
pnr.gov.ph
Train from Calamba to Buendia
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
pnr.gov.ph
Ordinary
$1
Aircon
$1
Bus operators
JAC Liner
Jam
Website
jam.com.ph
Bus from Dalahican Terminal to Jam Liner Buendia Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
jam.com.ph
Book at
pinoytravel.com.ph
Other operators
Taxi from Lucena to Calamba
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Estimated price
$24 - $29

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Lucena and Pampanga is 163 km. The road distance is 202 km.

The cheapest way to get from Lucena to Pampanga is to bus which costs ₱280 - ₱400 and takes 6 h 26 min.

The quickest way to get from Lucena to Pampanga is to taxi which takes 2 h 38 min and costs ₱3,000 - ₱3,600.

No, there is no direct bus from Lucena to Pampanga. However, there are services departing from Lucena and arriving at Pampanga via MRT-3 Buendia Station, Makati City, Manila and Manila Pasay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 17 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 48 min to get from Lucena to Pampanga, including transfers.