There are 4 ways to get from Manila to Bacolod by train, plane, ferry, car ferry or bus and ferry

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

Train, fly to Bacolod  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Doroteo Jose LRT to Gil Puyat LRT
  2. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Bacolod (BCD) MNL - BCD

$48 - $261

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, ferry  •  20 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Philtranco Pasay to Iloilo
  2. Take the ferry from Iloilo to Bacolod

$28 - $47

2 alternative options

Fly to Iloilo, ferry  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Iloilo (ILO) MNL - ILO
  2. Take the ferry from Iloilo to Bacolod

$58 - $240

Car ferry  •  20 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Manila to Bacolod City Manila

$35 - $65

What companies run services between Manila, Philippines and Bacolod, Philippines?

There is no direct connection from Manila to Bacolod. However, you can take the train to Gil Puyat LRT, take the walk to Jam Liner/Atrium, take the Airport Bus to NAIA Terminal 2, take the walk to Manila airport, fly to Bacolod, then take the taxi to Bacolod. Alternatively, you can take the train to Gil Puyat LRT, take the walk to Jam Liner/Atrium, take the Airport Bus to NAIA Terminal 2, take the walk to Manila airport, fly to Iloilo, take the taxi to Iloilo, then take the ferry to Bacolod.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Bacolod
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Flights from Manila to Iloilo
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from Manila to Iloilo via Puerto Princesa
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Bacolod
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Manila to Iloilo
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $410
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Manila to Iloilo
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $380
Train operators
Light rail Transit Authority
Website
lrta.gov.ph
Train from Doroteo Jose LRT to Gil Puyat LRT
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
lrta.gov.ph
Bus operators
Philtranco
Website
philtranco.net
Bus and ferry from Philtranco Pasay to Iloilo
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
philtranco.net
Ferry operators
OceanJet
Website
oceanjet.net
Ferry from Iloilo to Bacolod
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
oceanjet.net
Open Air / Tourist Class
$5
Business Class
$7
2 GO Travel
Phone
(+63 2) 528.7209
Email
info@2go.com.ph
Website
travel.2go.com.ph
Car ferry from Manila to Bacolod City
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Super Value Class
$35 - $55
Mega Value Class
$35 - $55
Tourist Class
$45 - $55
Cabin for 4
$60 - $65
Stateroom for 2
$134
Suiteroom for 2
$140 - $150

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Manila and Bacolod is 487 km.

The cheapest way to get from Manila to Bacolod is to bus and ferry and ferry which costs ₱1,500 - ₱2,500 and takes 20 h 43 min.

The quickest way to get from Manila to Bacolod is to train and fly which takes 3 h 10 min and costs ₱2,500 - ₱14,000.

Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Manila and arriving at Bacolod City. Services depart three times a week. The journey takes approximately 20 h.

It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to get from Manila to Bacolod, including transfers.