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There are 5 ways to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to San Jose by plane, bus, car ferry, car, bus and ferry or taxi

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

Fly to Butuan, bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Butuan (BXU) MNL - BXU
  2. Take the bus from Butuan to Rosario

$101 - $227

Cheapest option

Fly to Davao, bus  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Davao (DVO) MNL - DVO
  2. Take the bus from Abreeza to Monyako
  3. Take the bus from Monyako to Mangagoy

$47 - $192

3 alternative options

Car ferry, drive  •  37 h 36 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Manila to Nasipit Pier, Butuan Manila
  2. Drive from Nasipit Pier, Butuan to San Jose

$50 - $79

Bus and ferry, bus, taxi  •  39 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Philtranco Pasay to Davao
  2. Take the bus from Abreeza to Monyako
  3. Take a taxi from Monyako to San Jose

$71 - $108

Bus, busferry  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Manila Cubao to Ormoc
  2. Take the busferry from Ormoc to Davao City
  3. Take the bus from Davao City to Mangagoy

$54 - $76

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to San Jose is to car ferry and drive which costs ₱2,700 - ₱4,300 and takes 37 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to San Jose is to fly and bus which costs ₱5,000 - ₱13,000 and takes 5 h 45 min.

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The distance between Manila Airport (MNL) and San Jose is 913 km.

The best way to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to San Jose without a car is to bus and ferry and bus and taxi which takes 39 h 14 min and costs ₱3,800 - ₱6,000.

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It takes approximately 5 h 45 min to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to San Jose, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Manila Airport to Butuan Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Cebu Pacific and Philippine Airlines offer flights from Manila Airport to Butuan Airport.

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Map of how to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to San Jose.
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  • Distance: 570.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 45 min

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

There is no direct connection from Manila Airport (MNL) to San Jose. However, you can fly to Butuan, take the taxi to Butuan, take the bus to Rosario, then take the taxi to San Jose. Alternatively, you can fly to Davao, take the taxi to Abreeza, take the bus to Monyako, take the bus to Mangagoy, then take the taxi to San Jose.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Butuan
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $250
Flights from Manila to Davao
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $170
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Butuan
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Manila to Butuan via Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Manila to Davao
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Manila to Davao
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Bus operators
Bachelor Express
Phone
+63(082) 285-6486
Bus from Butuan to Rosario
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
davaoterminal.page.tl
Bus from Monyako to Mangagoy
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
davaoterminal.page.tl
Bus and ferry from Ormoc to Davao City
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Schedules at
davaoterminal.page.tl
Bus from Davao City to Mangagoy
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
davaoterminal.page.tl
Davao Metro Shuttle
Website
davaometroshuttle.com
Bus from Abreeza to Monyako
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
davaometroshuttle.com
Philtranco
Website
philtranco.net
Bus and ferry from Philtranco Pasay to Davao
Ave. Duration
34 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
philtranco.net
Pintados Bus
Website
phbus.com
Bus from Manila Cubao to Ormoc
Ave. Duration
22 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
bicolisarog.com
Book at
bicolisarog.com
Ferry operators
2 GO Travel
Phone
(+63 2) 528.7209
Email
info@2go.com.ph
Website
travel.2go.com.ph
Car ferry from Manila to Nasipit Pier, Butuan
Ave. Duration
34 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Mega Value Class
$35 - $50
Tourist Class
$40 - $50
Cabin for 4
$45 - $55
Stateroom for 2
$105 - $115
Suiteroom for 2
$121
Other operators
Taxi from Monyako to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Estimated price
$21 - $26

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