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There are 8 ways to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to San Carlos by plane, taxi, bus or car

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Fly to Cauayan, taxi  •  5h 37m

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Cauayan (CYZ) MNL - CYZ
  2. Take a taxi from Cauayan to San Carlos

$118 - $336

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Bus Partas  •  8h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Partas Bus Station Pasay to San Fernando La Union

$9 - $13

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Fly to Laoag, bus  •  8h 10m

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Laoag (LAO) MNL - LAO
  2. Take the bus from Laoag to Bacnotan

$87 - $243

Bus Philippine Rabbit  •  7h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Philippine Rabbit Avenida to Pugo

$15 - $22

Bus Genesis Transport  •  10h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Manila Cubao to La Union

$10 - $16

Bus Bataan Transit  •  11h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Bataan Transit Cubao to Mariveles
  2. Take the bus from Mariveles to Caba

$18 - $19

Taxi  •  3h 16m

  1. Take a taxi from Manila Airport (MNL) to San Carlos 164.3 miles

$75 - $90

Drive  •  3h 16m

  1. Drive from Manila Airport (MNL) to San Carlos 164.3 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to San Carlos is to bus which costs ₱450 - ₱700 and takes 8h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to San Carlos is to taxi which costs ₱4,000 - ₱4,800 and takes 3h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manila Airport (MNL) to San Carlos. However, there are services departing from Ninoy Aquino International Airport, Departures Ramp, Lungsod ng Pasay, Manila and arriving at Caba via Partas Bus Station Pasay and San Fernando La Union. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 31m.

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The distance between Manila Airport (MNL) and San Carlos is 227 km. The road distance is 262.9 km.

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The best way to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to San Carlos without a car is to bus which takes 7h 28m and costs ₱800 - ₱1,200.

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It takes approximately 5h 37m to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to San Carlos, including transfers.

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Manila Airport (MNL) to San Carlos bus services, operated by Partas, arrive at Partas Bus Station Pasay.

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The quickest flight from Manila Airport to Cauayan Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Manila Airport (MNL) to San Carlos bus services, operated by Partas, arrive at San Fernando La Union station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manila Airport (MNL) to San Carlos is 263 km. It takes approximately 3h 16m to drive from Manila Airport (MNL) to San Carlos.

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  • Distance: 141.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 37m

What companies run services between Manila Airport (MNL), Philippines and San Carlos, Ilocos Region, Philippines?

Philippine Rabbit operates a bus from Manila Airport (MNL) to San Carlos every 4 hours. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 4h 37m.

Airlines
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Laoag
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Cauayan
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $130
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Cauayan
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $480
Bus operators
Partas
Phone
+63 2 41013
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Laoag to Bacnotan
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
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Book at
biyaheroes.com
Bus from Partas Bus Station Pasay to San Fernando La Union
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
biyaheroes.com
Philippine Rabbit
Phone
+63 947 448 0837
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Philippine Rabbit Avenida to Pugo
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bataan Transit
Phone
+63 2 294 6016
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Bataan Transit Cubao to Mariveles
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
pinoytravel.com.ph
Bus from Mariveles to Caba
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
pinoytravel.com.ph
Other operators
Taxi from Cauayan to San Carlos
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Estimated price
$80 - $100

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Cebu Pacific and Cebgo offer flights from Manila Airport to Cauayan Airport.

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There are 11+ hotels available in San Carlos. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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