There are 6 ways to get from Manila to Calamba by bus, train, taxi 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

Bus Jam  •  2 h 7 min

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

$1 - $3

Cheapest option

Train  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from España to Calamba Southbound

$1 - $2

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Manila, Tutuban Station to Pasay Road Manila / ...
  2. Take the bus from Pasay Road to Calamba Crossing

$1 - $3

Bus HM Transport Inc  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Leon Guinto Sr. / Pedro Gil Intersection, Manila to Lawton Ave near Kalayaan Ave Intersection , Makati City, Manila Guadalupe Mkt. - L. Guinto via P. Gil
  2. Take the bus from Lawton to Calamba, Laguna

$3

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manila to Calamba 34 miles

$16 - $20

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Manila to Calamba 34 miles

$4 - $7

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

Jam operates a bus from Manila to Calamba hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 1 h 20 min. Alternatively, Philippine National Railways operates a train from Manila to Calamba once daily. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 2 h 13 min.

Train operators
Philippine National Railways
Website
pnr.gov.ph
Train from España to Calamba
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
pnr.gov.ph
Ordinary
$1
Aircon
$1 - $2
Train from Manila, Tutuban Station to Pasay Road
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
pnr.gov.ph
Ordinary
$1
Aircon
$1
Bus operators
Jam
Website
jam.com.ph
Bus from Jam Liner Buendia Bus Terminal to Turbina
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
jam.com.ph
Book at
pinoytravel.com.ph
JAC Liner
Website
jacliner.com
Bus from Pasay Road to Calamba Crossing
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
jacliner.com
LTFRB
Website
ltfrb.gov.ph
Bus from Leon Guinto Sr. / Pedro Gil Intersection, Manila to Lawton Ave near Kalayaan Ave Intersection , Makati City, Manila
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ltfrb.gov.ph
HM Transport Inc
Website
hmtransportinc.com
Bus from Lawton to Calamba, Laguna
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
hmtransportinc.com
Other operators
Taxi from Manila to Calamba
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Basic Taxi
Phone
+63 2 352 7777
MGE Taxi
Phone
+63 2 3636 096

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Manila and Calamba is 48 km. The road distance is 54 km.

The cheapest way to get from Manila to Calamba is to train which costs ₱35 - ₱65 and takes 2 h 13 min.

The quickest way to get from Manila to Calamba is to taxi which takes 40 min and costs ₱850 - ₱1,100.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from España and arriving at Calamba. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 2 h 13 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Manila to Calamba. However, there are services departing from Valariano Fugoso, Manila and arriving at Calamba, Laguna via Leon Guinto Sr. / Pedro Gil Intersection, Manila and Lawton. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 37 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to get from Manila to Calamba, including transfers.