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

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Bus Jam  •  2 h 6 min

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

$1 - $3

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Train  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from España to Calamba Southbound

$1 - $2

4 alternative options

Bus JAC Liner  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Pasay Road to Calamba Crossing

$2 - $5

Bus HM Transport Inc  •  3 h 31 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

$15 - $19

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Manila to Calamba 34 miles

$4 - $7

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

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

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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 31 min.

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

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The distance between Manila and Calamba is 48 km. The road distance is 54.3 km.

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The best way to get from Manila to Calamba without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 6 min and costs ₱65 - ₱140.

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It takes approximately 2 h 6 min to get from Manila to Calamba, including transfers.

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Manila to Calamba bus services, operated by Jeepney - LTFRB, depart from Leon Guinto Sr. / Pedro Gil Intersection, Manila station.

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Manila to Calamba train services, operated by Philippine National Railways, depart from España station.

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The best way to get from Manila to Calamba is to bus which takes 2 h 6 min and costs ₱65 - ₱140. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₱35 - ₱65 and takes 2 h 13 min.

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Map of how to get from Manila to Calamba.
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  • Distance: 29.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 6 min

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
Phone
02 319-0041
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
Bus operators
Jam
Phone
0917-526-0008
Email
info@jam.com.ph
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
Phone
0917 (5225463)
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
Jeepney - LTFRB
Phone
426-25-34
Email
ncr.ltfrb@gmail.com
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 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Website
ltfrb.gov.ph
HM Transport Inc
Phone
(02) 994 5869
Email
info@hmtransportinc.com
Website
hmtransportinc.com
Bus from Lawton to Calamba, Laguna
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
facebook.com
Other operators
Taxi from Manila to Calamba
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Basic Taxi
Phone
+63 2 352 7777
MGE Taxi
Phone
+63 2 3636 096

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Manila to Calamba bus services, operated by HM Transport Inc, arrive at Calamba, Laguna station.

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Manila to Calamba train services, operated by Philippine National Railways, arrive at Calamba station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manila to Calamba is 54 km. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from Manila to Calamba.

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There are 344+ hotels available in Calamba. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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