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There are 5 ways to get from Manila to Bacolod by train, plane, ferry, bus, car ferry or bus and ferry

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Train to Manila, fly to Bacolod–Silay  •  3 h 9 min

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

$29 - $46

3 alternative options

Fly Manila to Iloilo, ferry  •  5 h 16 min

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

$60 - $238

Bus to Clark International, fly to Bacolod–Silay  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Trinoma to Clark International Airport
  2. Fly from Clark International (CRK) to Bacolod–Silay (BCD) CRK - BCD

$89 - $395

Car ferry  •  20 h

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

$35 - $65

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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.

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The quickest way to get from Manila to Bacolod is to train and fly which costs ₱2,600 - ₱14,000 and takes 3 h 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Manila and arriving at Bacolod City. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 20 h.

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The distance between Manila and Bacolod is 487 km.

The best way to get from Manila to Bacolod without a car is to car ferry which takes 20 h and costs ₱1,900 - ₱3,400.

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It takes approximately 3 h 9 min to get from Manila to Bacolod, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Manila Airport to Bacolod–Silay Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific offer flights from Manila Airport to Bacolod–Silay Airport.

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There are 72+ hotels available in Bacolod. Prices start at $20 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manila to Bacolod.
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  • Distance: 304.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 9 min

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–Silay, 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–Silay
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Flights from Manila to Iloilo
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from Manila to Iloilo via Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from Manila to Iloilo via Puerto Princesa
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Bacolod–Silay
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Manila to Bacolod–Silay via Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Manila to Iloilo
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $410
Flights from Manila to Iloilo via Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $410
Flights from Clark International to Bacolod–Silay
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $380
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Manila to Iloilo
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $380
Train operators
Light rail Transit Authority
Phone
+63 (2) 647-3452
Email
pro@lrta.gov.ph
Website
lrta.gov.ph
Train from Doroteo Jose LRT to Gil Puyat LRT
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
lrta.gov.ph
Bus operators
Ferry operators
OceanJet
Phone
+63(32)255-7560
Email
customerservice@oceanjet.net
Website
oceanjet.net
Ferry from Iloilo to Bacolod
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
oceanjet.net
Open Air / Tourist Class
$6
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
4 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
$40 - $55
Cabin for 4
$59 - $64
Stateroom for 2
$131
Suiteroom for 2
$135 - $145

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