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There are 6 ways to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to Santo Tomas by bus, night bus, train, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Bus  •  2h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Jam Liner Buendia Bus Terminal to Tanauan

$3 - $6

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus JAC Liner  •  2h 49m

  1. Take the night bus from Natalia, Parañaque City, Manila to MRT-3 Buendia Station, Makati City, Manila Baclaran Novaliches via EDSA Quirino / ...
  2. Take the bus from Manila Buendia to Santo Thomas

$2 - $5

4 alternative options

Night bus, bus via Alabang  •  3h 10m

  1. Take the night bus from Epifanio de los Santos Avenue, Lungsod ng Makati, Manila to Starmall Footbridge, Starmall Starmall Service Rd, Muntinlupa City, Manila PASAYRTDA-SCATALABNGvFTISERVICERD / ...
  2. Take the bus from Alabang to Santo Tomas

$6 - $9

Train, bus  •  3h 12m

  1. Take the train from Nichols to Alabang Southbound / ...
  2. Take the bus from Alabang to Santo Tomas

$2 - $4

Taxi  •  43m

  1. Take a taxi from Manila Airport (MNL) to Santo Tomas 34.4 miles

$17 - $21

Drive  •  43m

  1. Drive from Manila Airport (MNL) to Santo Tomas 34.4 miles

$4 - $7

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to Santo Tomas is to night bus and bus which costs ₱120 - ₱260 and takes 2h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to Santo Tomas is to taxi which costs ₱900 - ₱1,200 and takes 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manila Airport (MNL) to Santo Tomas. However, there are services departing from NAIA Terminal 2 and arriving at Tanauan via Jam Liner Buendia Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 24m.

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The distance between Manila Airport (MNL) and Santo Tomas is 47 km. The road distance is 55 km.

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The best way to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to Santo Tomas without a car is to bus which takes 2h 24m and costs ₱180 - ₱320.

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It takes approximately 2h 24m to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to Santo Tomas, including transfers.

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Manila Airport (MNL) to Santo Tomas bus services, operated by Jam, depart from Jam Liner Buendia Bus Terminal station.

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Manila Airport (MNL) to Santo Tomas bus services, operated by Jam, arrive at Tanauan station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manila Airport (MNL) to Santo Tomas is 55 km. It takes approximately 43m to drive from Manila Airport (MNL) to Santo Tomas.

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There are 623+ hotels available in Santo Tomas. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to Santo Tomas.
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  • Distance: 29.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 24m

What companies run services between Manila Airport (MNL), Philippines and Santo Tomas, CALABARZON, Philippines?

Jam operates a bus from Manila Airport (MNL) to Santo Tomas hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 1h 41m.

Train operators
Philippine National Railways
Phone
02 319-0041
Website
pnr.gov.ph
Train from Nichols to Alabang
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
pnr.gov.ph
Ordinary
$1
Aircon
$1
Bus operators
Jam
Phone
0917-526-0008
Email
info@jam.com.ph
Website
jam.com.ph
Bus from Jam Liner Buendia Bus Terminal to Tanauan
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
jam.com.ph
Book at
pinoytravel.com.ph
Jeepney - LTFRB
Phone
426-25-34
Email
ncr.ltfrb@gmail.com
Website
ltfrb.gov.ph
Night bus from Natalia, Parañaque City, Manila to MRT-3 Buendia Station, Makati City, Manila
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
ltfrb.gov.ph
Night bus from Epifanio de los Santos Avenue, Lungsod ng Makati, Manila to Starmall Footbridge, Starmall Starmall Service Rd, Muntinlupa City, Manila
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
ltfrb.gov.ph
JAC Liner
Alps the Bus
Other operators
Taxi from Manila Airport (MNL) to Santo Tomas
Ave. Duration
43m
Estimated price
$17 - $21
MGE Taxi
Phone
+63 2 3636 096
Basic Taxi
Phone
+63 2 352 7777

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