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There are 8 ways to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to San Jose by plane, taxi, ferry, 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.

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Fly to Legaspi  •  1h 52m

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Legaspi (LGP) MNL - LGP

$50 - $253

Cheapest option

Bus Alps the Bus  •  13h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Manila Cubao to Polangui Oas

$15 - $28

6 alternative options

Fly to Naga, taxi  •  2h 12m

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Naga (WNP) MNL - WNP
  2. Take a taxi from Naga to San Jose

$64 - $273

Fly to Virac, ferry  •  4h

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Virac (VRC) MNL - VRC
  2. Take the ferry from San Andres to Tabaco

$58 - $197

Bus Philtranco  •  10h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Manila Pasay to Iriga

$23 - $32

Bus Bicol Isarog  •  12h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Isarog Lines Cubao to Polangui

$27 - $30

Taxi  •  6h 19m

  1. Take a taxi from Manila Airport (MNL) to San Jose 270.7 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  6h 19m

  1. Drive from Manila Airport (MNL) to San Jose 270.7 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to San Jose is to bus which costs ₱800 - ₱1,600 and takes 13h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to San Jose is to fly which costs ₱2,600 - ₱14,000 and takes 1h 52m.

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The distance between Manila Airport (MNL) and San Jose is 303 km. The road distance is 433.2 km.

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The best way to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to San Jose without a car is to bus which takes 10h 35m and costs ₱1,200 - ₱1,800.

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It takes approximately 1h 52m to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to San Jose, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to San Jose is to fly which takes 1h 52m and costs ₱2,600 - ₱14,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₱1,200 - ₱1,800 and takes 10h 35m.

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The quickest flight from Manila Airport to Legaspi Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manila Airport (MNL) to San Jose is 433 km. It takes approximately 6h 19m to drive from Manila Airport (MNL) to San Jose.

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Philippine Airlines, Cebgo and Cebu Pacific offer flights from Manila Airport to Legaspi Airport.

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There are 11+ hotels available in San Jose. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to San Jose.
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  • Distance: 189.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 52m

What companies run services between Manila Airport (MNL), Philippines and San Jose, Bicol, Philippines?

Philippine Airlines, Cebu Pacific and Cebgo fly from Manila Airport (MNL) to San Jose every 4 hours. Alternatively, Philtranco operates a bus from Manila Airport (MNL) to San Jose every 4 hours. Tickets cost $13 - $20 and the journey takes 8h 51m.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Legaspi
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Manila to Virac
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Legaspi
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Manila to Naga
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $440
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Legaspi
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Bus operators
Philtranco
Bicol Isarog
Phone
(02) 7278194 / (02) 4232957 / 0908-8512643 / 0917-8894713
Email
customerservice@bicolisarog.com
Website
bicolisarog.com
Bus from Isarog Lines Cubao to Polangui
Ave. Duration
9h 54m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
bicolisarog.com
Book at
pinoytravel.com.ph
Alps the Bus
Peñafrancia Tours and Travel
Website
phbus.com
Bus from Manila Cubao to Polangui Oas
Ave. Duration
10h 23m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
phbus.com
Book at
biyaheroes.com
Ferry operators
Silangan Fast Craft
Website
escapemanila.com
Ferry from San Andres to Tabaco
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
marem.com.ph
Calixta Ferry
Website
escapemanila.com
Ferry from San Andres to Tabaco
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
marem.com.ph
Other operators
Taxi from Naga to San Jose
Ave. Duration
52m
Estimated price
$14 - $18

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