There are 6 ways to get from Manila to Calapan by bus, ferry, bus and ferry, car ferry, taxi or plane

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, ferry  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Manila Cubao Jam Liner to Batangas Pier
  2. Take the ferry from Batangas to Calapan

$7 - $13

Cheapest option

Bus Jam, car ferry  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Jam Liner Buendia Bus Terminal to Batangas
  2. Take the car ferry from Batangas to Calapan

$5 - $13

4 alternative options

Bus and ferry  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dimple Star Manila to Calapan

Bus, car ferry via Alabang  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Alabang to Batangas Pier
  2. Take the car ferry from Batangas to Calapan

$8 - $16

Taxi, ferry  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manila to Batangas
  2. Take the ferry from Batangas to Calapan

$36 - $45

Fly, taxi  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the Sea Plane from Manila Bay Air Juan Dock to Puerto Galera Air Juan Dock
  2. Take a taxi from Puerto Galera Air Juan Dock to Calapan

$117 - $121

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manila to Calapan is to bus and car ferry which costs ₱280 - ₱700 and takes 6 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manila to Calapan is to fly and taxi which costs ₱6,200 - ₱6,500 and takes 2 h 19 min.

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The distance between Manila and Calapan is 134 km.

It takes approximately 5 h 48 min to get from Manila to Calapan, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manila to Calapan. However, there are services departing from Claro M. Recto Ave / Quezon Blvd Intersection, Manila and arriving at Calapan via Aurora Blvd / Epifanio de los Santos Avenue Intersection, Quezon City, Manila and Dimple Star Manila. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 55 min.

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

There is no direct connection from Manila to Calapan. However, you can take the train to Cubao LRT, take the walk to Manila Cubao Jam Liner, take the bus to Batangas Pier, take the walk to Batangas, then take the ferry to Calapan. Alternatively, Dimple Star Transport operates a vehicle from Manila to Calapan twice daily, and the journey takes 4 h 11 min.

Bus operators
Jam
Website
jam.com.ph
Bus from Manila Cubao Jam Liner to Batangas Pier
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
jam.com.ph
Book at
pinoytravel.com.ph
Bus from Jam Liner Buendia Bus Terminal to Batangas
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
jam.com.ph
Book at
pinoytravel.com.ph
Dimple Star Transport
Phone
+63 2 475 9024
Website
facebook.com
Bus and ferry from Dimple Star Manila to Calapan
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Alps the Bus
Website
alpsthebus.com
Bus from Alabang to Batangas Pier
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
alpsthebus.com
Ferry operators
OceanJet
Website
oceanjet.net
Ferry from Batangas to Calapan
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
oceanjet.net
Tourist Class
$6
Business Class
$8
SuperCat Ferry
Website
supercat.com.ph
Ferry from Batangas to Calapan
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
supercat.com.ph
Montenegro Shipping and Ferries
Starlite Ferries
Phone
+63 43 723 9965
Website
starliteferries.com
Car ferry from Batangas Pier to Calapan
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
starliteferries.com
FastCat Ferry
Website
fastcat.com.ph
Car ferry from Batangas Pier to Calapan
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
fastcat.com.ph
Book at
pinoytravel.com.ph
Economy
$5
Premium Economy
$6
Business Class
$8
Super Shuttle Roro
Other operators
Air Juan
Website
airjuan.com
Plane from Manila Bay Air Juan Dock to Puerto Galera Air Juan Dock
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$103
Schedules at
airjuan.com
Book at
apps1.tflite.com
Taxi from Manila to Batangas
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Basic Taxi
Phone
+63 2 352 7777
MGE Taxi
Phone
+63 2 3636 096

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