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There are 8 ways to get from Manila to Carles by plane, taxi, bus, car, ferry, bus and ferry or car ferry

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Recommended option

Fly to Roxas, taxi  •  4h 14m

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Roxas (RXS) MNL - RXS
  2. Take a taxi from Roxas to Carles

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, bus, taxi  •  22h 41m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Philtranco Pasay to Iloilo
  2. Take the bus from Tagbak Terminal, Iloilo City to Roxas
  3. Take a taxi from Roxas to Carles

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Fly to Kalibo, taxi  •  5h 14m

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Kalibo (KLO) MNL - KLO
  2. Take a taxi from Kalibo to Carles

Fly to Iloilo, taxi  •  5h 19m

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Iloilo (ILO) MNL - ILO
  2. Take a taxi from Iloilo to Carles

Fly to Boracay, bus, taxi  •  7h

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Boracay (MPH) MNL - MPH
  2. Take the bus from Caticlan, Malay to Kalibo International Airport
  3. Take a taxi from Kalibo International Airport to Carles

Drive, ferry  •  14h 36m

  1. Drive from Manila to Batangas Terminal
  2. Take the ferry from Batangas Terminal to Caticlan Jetty Boracay
  3. Drive from Caticlan Jetty Boracay to Carles

Bus, ferry, taxi  •  16h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Manila Cubao Jam Liner to Batangas Pier
  2. Take the ferry from Batangas Terminal to Roxas City Capiz Port
  3. Take a taxi from Roxas City Capiz Port to Carles

Bus, car ferry, taxi  •  22h 51m

  1. Take the Bus from Manila CityState Tower to Batangas Pier
  2. Take the car ferry from Batangas to Culasi Port, Roxas City
  3. Take a taxi from Culasi Port, Roxas City to Carles
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Carles is 02 894-26843.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Carles is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Carles is 1 metre.

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Last updated: 4 Aug 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Manila to Carles is to bus and ferry and bus and taxi which costs ₱2,000 - ₱2,900 and takes 22h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Manila to Carles is to fly and taxi which costs ₱2,700 - ₱6,500 and takes 4h 14m.

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The distance between Manila and Carles is 410 km.

The best way to get from Manila to Carles without a car is to bus and ferry and taxi which takes 16h 53m and costs ₱3,400 - ₱4,700.

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It takes approximately 4h 14m to get from Manila to Carles, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Manila Airport to Roxas Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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AirAsia Philippines, Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific offer flights from Manila Airport to Roxas Airport.

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There are four+ hotels available in Carles. Prices start at ₱6,250 per night.

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Map of how to get from Manila to Carles.
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  • Distance: 409.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 14m

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

There is no direct connection from Manila to Carles. However, you can take the train to Edsa Lrt, take the walk to Epifanio de los Santos Avenue, Lungsod ng Pasay, take the night bus to Terminal 1 Arrivals Area Rd, Ninoy Aquino International Airport, Parañaque City, Manila, take the walk to Manila airport, fly to Roxas, then take the taxi to Carles. Alternatively, you can take the train to Edsa Lrt, take the walk to Epifanio de los Santos Avenue, Lungsod ng Pasay, take the night bus to Terminal 1 Arrivals Area Rd, Ninoy Aquino International Airport, Parañaque City, Manila, take the walk to Manila airport, fly to Kalibo, then take the taxi to Carles.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Roxas
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱2,200 - ₱8,500
Flights from Manila to Kalibo
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱1,800 - ₱6,000
Flights from Manila to Iloilo
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱1,700 - ₱6,000
Flights from Manila to Boracay
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱1,700 - ₱12,000
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Roxas
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱2,600 - ₱9,000
Flights from Manila to Kalibo
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱1,900 - ₱5,500
Flights from Manila to Iloilo
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱2,100 - ₱6,000
Flights from Manila to Boracay
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱2,200 - ₱14,000
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Manila to Roxas
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₱1,700 - ₱6,000
Flights from Manila to Kalibo
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱1,500 - ₱5,500
Flights from Manila to Iloilo
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱1,500 - ₱5,500
Flights from Manila to Boracay
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱1,900 - ₱11,000
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Kalibo
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₱2,300 - ₱9,500
Flights from Manila to Boracay
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱1,700 - ₱12,000
AirSWIFT
Website
air-swift.com
Flights from Manila to Boracay
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
₱3,900 - ₱14,000
Bus operators
Ceres Liner
Website
ceresliner.com
Bus from Caticlan, Malay to Kalibo International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₱85 - ₱140
Schedules at
ceresliner.com
Bus from Tagbak Terminal, Iloilo City to Roxas
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₱120 - ₱240
Schedules at
ceresliner.com
Island Star Express
Phone
63917 6239796
Email
hello@islandstarexpress.com
Website
islandstarexpress.com
Bus from Caticlan Jetty to Kalibo International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
₱300
Schedules at
islandstarexpress.com
Jam
Phone
0917-526-0008
Email
info@jam.com.ph
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Manila Cubao Jam Liner to Batangas Pier
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₱190 - ₱220
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
facebook.com
Philtranco
Phone
(632) 851-8077 to 79
Email
marketing@philtranco.com.ph
Website
philtranco.net
Bus and ferry from Philtranco Pasay to Iloilo
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₱900 - ₱1,300
Schedules at
philtranco.net
Si-Kat Bus and Ferry
Phone
(632) 708-9628
Email
info@sikatferrybus.com
Website
sikatferrybus.com
Bus from Manila CityState Tower to Batangas Pier
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₱1,340
Schedules at
facebook.com
Ferry operators
Starlite Ferries
Website
starliteferries.com
Ferry from Batangas Terminal to Caticlan Jetty Boracay
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
₱1,700 - ₱3,500
Schedules at
starliteferries.com
Ferry from Batangas Terminal to Roxas City Capiz Port
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
₱2,100 - ₱3,000
Schedules at
starliteferries.com
Car ferry from Batangas to Culasi Port, Roxas City
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
₱2,000 - ₱2,900
Schedules at
starliteferries.com
Book at
online.starliteferries.com
Reclining Seats
₱2,000
Economy
₱2,400
Tourist
₱2,900
Motorcycle
₱6,600
Container Van
₱55,400
Other operators
Taxi from Roxas to Carles
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Estimated price
₱1,000 - ₱1,300
Capiz Cab
Phone
+63 36 6216 290

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