There are 4 ways to get from Makati City to Lipa City by bus, night bus, taxi 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

Bus  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Magallanes to Lipa Bus Stop

$2 - $3

3 alternative options

Night bus, bus  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the night bus from MRT-3 Ayala Station, Makati City, Manila to Starmall Footbridge, Starmall Starmall Service Rd, Muntinlupa City, Manila Alabang Malabon / ...
  2. Take the bus from Alabang to Lipa City

$4 - $9

Taxi  •  56 min

  1. Take a taxi from Makati City to Lipa City 47.5 miles

$22 - $27

Drive  •  56 min

  1. Drive from Makati City to Lipa City 47.5 miles

$6 - $9

What companies run services between Makati City, Philippines and Lipa City, Philippines?

Jam operates a bus from Makati City to Lipa City hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 2 h 5 min.

Bus operators
Jam
Website
jam.com.ph
Bus from Magallanes to Lipa Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
jam.com.ph
Book at
pinoytravel.com.ph
LTFRB
Website
ltfrb.gov.ph
Night bus from MRT-3 Ayala Station, Makati City, Manila to Starmall Footbridge, Starmall Starmall Service Rd, Muntinlupa City, Manila
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ltfrb.gov.ph
Alps the Bus
Website
alpsthebus.com
Bus from Alabang to Lipa City
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
alpsthebus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Makati City to Lipa City
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Basic Taxi
Phone
+63 2 352 7777
MGE Taxi
Phone
+63 2 3636 096

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Makati City to Lipa City?

The distance between Makati City and Lipa City is 69 km. The road distance is 76 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Makati City to Lipa City?

The cheapest way to get from Makati City to Lipa City is to bus which costs ₱100 - ₱150 and takes 2 h 5 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Makati City to Lipa City?

The quickest way to get from Makati City to Lipa City is to taxi which takes 56 min and costs ₱1,100 - ₱1,400.

Is there a direct bus between Makati City and Lipa City?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Magallanes and arriving at Lipa Bus Stop. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 5 min.

How long does it take to get from Makati City to Lipa City?

The bus from Magallanes to Lipa Bus Stop takes 2 h 5 min including transfers and departs hourly.