There are 6 ways to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to San Carlos by bus, taxi, car or plane

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Bus, taxi  •  5h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Manila Pasay to Pangasinan
  2. Take a taxi from Pangasinan to San Carlos

₱1,353 - ₱1,800

Cheapest option

Bus via Aurora Blvd / Epifanio de los Santos Avenue Intersection, Quezon City, Manila  •  10h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Partas Terminal Cubao to San Fernando, La Union

₱449 - ₱640

4 alternative options

Bus  •  7h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Manila Pasay to La Union

₱569 - ₱750

Taxi  •  3h 16m

  1. Take a taxi from Manila Airport (MNL) to San Carlos 261.7 km

₱3,900 - ₱4,800

Drive  •  3h 16m

  1. Drive from Manila Airport (MNL) to San Carlos 261.7 km

₱1,000 - ₱1,600

Fly, Van, taxi  •  9h 57m

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Cauayan (CYZ) MNL - CYZ
  2. Take the Van from Cauayan Airport to Banaue
  3. Take a taxi from Banaue to San Carlos

₱9,564 - ₱16,555

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The cheapest way to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to San Carlos is to bus which costs ₱550 - ₱750 and takes 7h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to San Carlos is to taxi which costs ₱3,900 - ₱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 NAIA Terminal 3 and arriving at Caba via Manila Pasay and San Fernando La Union. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 49m.

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The distance between Manila Airport (MNL) and San Carlos is 227 km. The road distance is 261.7 km.

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The best way to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to San Carlos without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 5h 30m and costs ₱1,300 - ₱1,800.

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It takes approximately 5h 30m 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 Genesis Transport, depart from Manila Pasay station.

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The quickest flight from Manila Airport to Cauayan Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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

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Map of how to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to San Carlos.
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  • Distance: 226.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 30m

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

Genesis Transport operates a bus from Manila Pasay to La Union hourly. Tickets cost ₱420 - ₱600 and the journey takes 6h.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Cauayan
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱2,300 - ₱13,000
Bus operators
Victory Liner
Phone
(02) 842-8679
Email
info@victoryliner.com
Website
victoryliner.com
Bus from Manila Pasay to Pangasinan
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₱300 - ₱420
Schedules at
victoryliner.com
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12go.asia
Partas
Phone
+63 2 41013
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Partas Terminal Cubao to San Fernando, La Union
Ave. Duration
6h 13m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
₱420 - ₱600
Schedules at
facebook.com
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biyaheroes.com
Van
Bus from Cauayan Airport to Banaue
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
₱4,000 - ₱5,000
Other operators
Taxi from Pangasinan to San Carlos
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Estimated price
₱1,000 - ₱1,300

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Yes, the driving distance between Manila Airport (MNL) to San Carlos is 262 km. It takes approximately 3h 16m to drive from Manila Airport (MNL) to San Carlos.

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Cebu Pacific offers flights from Manila Airport to Cauayan Airport.

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There are 26+ hotels available in San Carlos. Prices start at ₱5,000 per night.

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