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

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Train, fly  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Doroteo Jose LRT to Gil Puyat LRT
  2. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Legaspi (LGP) MNL - LGP

$51 - $260

Cheapest option

Bus via Libmanan  •  12 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Superlines Cubao to Libmanan
  2. Take the bus from Libmanan to Donsol

$12 - $20

4 alternative options

Bus  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Superlines Cubao to Legaspi

$23 - $32

Bus Philtranco  •  13 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Manila Pasay to Naga
  2. Take the bus from Naga to Donsol

$17 - $24

Taxi  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manila to Donsol 314.8 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Manila to Donsol 314.8 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Manila to Donsol is to bus which costs ₱650 - ₱1,100 and takes 12 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manila to Donsol is to train and fly which costs ₱2,700 - ₱14,000 and takes 3 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manila to Donsol. However, there are services departing from Valariano Fugoso, Manila and arriving at Donsol via Manila Pasay and Naga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 56 min.

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The distance between Manila and Donsol is 340 km. The road distance is 503.7 km.

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The best way to get from Manila to Donsol without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 45 min and costs ₱1,200 - ₱1,800.

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It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to get from Manila to Donsol, including transfers.

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Manila to Donsol bus services, operated by Philtranco, depart from Manila Pasay station.

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The quickest flight from Manila Airport to Legaspi Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Manila to Donsol bus services, operated by Superlines, arrive at Donsol station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manila to Donsol is 504 km. It takes approximately 7 h 15 min to drive from Manila to Donsol.

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Map of how to get from Manila to Donsol.
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  • Distance: 212.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 28 min

What companies run services between Manila, Philippines and Donsol, Bicol, Philippines?

Superlines operates a bus from Manila to Donsol 3 times a day. Tickets cost $10 - $14 and the journey takes 7 h 30 min.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Legaspi
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Legaspi
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Legaspi
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Train operators
Light rail Transit Authority
Website
lrta.gov.ph
Train from Doroteo Jose LRT to Gil Puyat LRT
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
lrta.gov.ph
Bus operators
Superlines
Website
superlines.com.ph
Bus from Superlines Cubao to Legaspi
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
superlines.com.ph
Bus from Superlines Cubao to Libmanan
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
superlines.com.ph
Bus from Libmanan to Donsol
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
superlines.com.ph
Bus from Naga to Donsol
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
superlines.com.ph
Philtranco
Website
philtranco.net
Bus from Manila Pasay to Naga
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
philtranco.net
Book at
pinoytravel.com.ph
Other operators
Taxi from Manila to Donsol
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Basic Taxi
Phone
+63 2 352 7777
MGE Taxi
Phone
+63 2 3636 096

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