There are 6 ways to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to San Jose by plane, bus, bus and ferry, car ferry 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

Fly to Butuan, bus  •  6h 15m

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

₱4,481 - ₱11,670

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry  •  44h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Philtranco Pasay to Ormoc 921
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Ormoc to Tagum City
  3. Take the bus from Tagum City to Mangagoy

₱2,458 - ₱4,175

4 alternative options

Fly to Davao, bus  •  6h 58m

  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

₱2,580 - ₱11,884

Bus and ferry, Fast Ferry, bus  •  36h 56m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Philtranco Pasay to Liloan 885
  2. Take the Fast Ferry from Liloan to Lipata
  3. Take the bus from Surigao to Rosario

₱3,733 - ₱5,040

Car ferry, drive  •  38h 7m

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

₱2,708 - ₱4,084

Bus and ferry, bus  •  2 days 8h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Philtranco Pasay to Davao
  2. Take the bus from Davao City to Mangagoy

₱2,683 - ₱3,892

Questions & Answers

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The cheapest way to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to San Jose is to bus and ferry and bus which costs ₱2,600 - ₱3,900 and takes 2 days 8h.

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The quickest way to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to San Jose is to fly and bus which costs ₱4,400 - ₱12,000 and takes 6h 15m.

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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 Fast Ferry and bus which takes 36h 56m and costs ₱3,700 - ₱5,500.

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It takes approximately 6h 15m 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 1h 25m.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to San Jose.
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  • Distance: 912.5 km
  • Duration: 6h 15m

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
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱3,000 - ₱12,000
Flights from Manila to Davao
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱2,100 - ₱12,000
Flights from Manila to Davao via Iloilo
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱2,100 - ₱12,000
Flights from Manila to Davao via Bacolod–Silay
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₱2,100 - ₱12,000
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Butuan
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱3,400 - ₱12,000
Flights from Manila to Butuan via Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱3,400 - ₱12,000
Flights from Manila to Davao
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱3,600 - ₱12,000
Flights from Manila to Davao via Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱3,600 - ₱12,000
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Manila to Davao
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱2,200 - ₱11,000
Bus operators
Bachelor Express
Phone
+63(082) 285-6486
Bus from Butuan to Rosario
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₱160 - ₱260
Schedules at
davaoterminal.page.tl
Bus from Monyako to Mangagoy
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₱140 - ₱220
Schedules at
davaoterminal.page.tl
Bus from Surigao to Rosario
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₱310 - ₱480
Schedules at
davaoterminal.page.tl
Bus and ferry from Ormoc to Tagum City
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₱650 - ₱1,500
Schedules at
davaoterminal.page.tl
Bus from Tagum City to Mangagoy
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₱210 - ₱330
Schedules at
davaoterminal.page.tl
Bus from Davao City to Mangagoy
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₱280 - ₱440
Schedules at
davaoterminal.page.tl
Davao Metro Shuttle
Phone
+6382.2992961,+63922.8382416
Email
admin@davaometroshuttle.com
Website
davaometroshuttle.com
Bus from Abreeza to Monyako
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₱150 - ₱210
Schedules at
davaometroshuttle.com
Book at
search.biyaheroes.com
Philtranco
Phone
(632) 851-8077 to 79
Email
marketing@philtranco.com.ph
Website
philtranco.net
Bus and ferry from Philtranco Pasay to Liloan
Ave. Duration
25h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₱1,500 - ₱2,200
Schedules at
philtranco.net
Bus from Philtranco Pasay to Ormoc
Ave. Duration
22h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₱1,400 - ₱2,100
Schedules at
philtranco.net
Bus and ferry from Philtranco Pasay to Davao
Ave. Duration
2 days 0h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
₱2,200 - ₱3,200
Schedules at
philtranco.net
Book at
iwantseats.com
Ferry operators
FastCat Ferry
Phone
+ 632 842 9341 / 42
Email
customercare.apfc@fastcat.com.ph
Website
fastcat.com.ph
Car ferry from Liloan to Lipata
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
₱340 - ₱410
Schedules at
fastcat.com.ph
Economy
₱340
Premium Economy
₱375
Business Class
₱410
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
35h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
₱1,900 - ₱2,900
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Book at
12go.asia
Mega Value Class
₱1,900 - ₱2,600
Tourist Class
₱2,400 - ₱2,700
Cabin for 4
₱2,600 - ₱2,900
Stateroom for 2
₱5,700 - ₱6,000

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