There are 4 ways to get from Manila to Eastern Samar by bus, 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.

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Bus, Mini Van, taxi  •  24 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Philtranco Pasay to Catarman 007
  2. Take the Mini Van from VS Grand Tours Catarman to VS Grand Tours Calbayog
  3. Take the Mini Van from VS Grand Tours Calbayog to VS Grand Tours Catbalogan
  4. Take a taxi from VS Grand Tours Catbalogan to Eastern Samar

$71 - $98

Cheapest option

Bus, Minivan  •  29 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Philtranco Pasay to Tacloban 009
  2. Take the Minivan from Tacloban to Borongan

$34 - $52

2 alternative options

Bus, Mini Van, Minivan  •  30 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Manila Cubao to Ormoc
  2. Take the Mini Van from Ormoc to VS Grand Tours Tacloban
  3. Take the Minivan from Tacloban to Borongan

$49 - $52

Fly, Minivan  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Tacloban (TAC) MNL - TAC
  2. Take the Minivan from Tacloban to Borongan

$55 - $189

Questions & Answers

The distance between Manila and Eastern Samar is 595 km.

The best way to get from Manila to Eastern Samar without a car is to bus and Mini Van and taxi which takes 24 h 36 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 24 h 36 min to get from Manila to Eastern Samar, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Manila Airport to Tacloban Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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There are six+ hotels available in Eastern Samar. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manila to Eastern Samar.
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  • Distance: 371.7 miles
  • Duration: 24 h 36 min

What companies run services between Manila, Philippines and Eastern Samar, Philippines?

You can take a bus from Manila to Eastern Samar via Edsa Lrt, Philtranco Pasay, Tacloban, Tacloban, and Borongan in around 29 h 33 min.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Tacloban
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Manila to Tacloban
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Tacloban
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Flights from Manila to Tacloban via Cebu
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Bus operators
Philtranco
Website
philtranco.net
Bus from Philtranco Pasay to Catarman
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Schedules at
philtranco.net
Bus from Philtranco Pasay to Tacloban
Ave. Duration
23 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
philtranco.net
VS Grand Tours
Website
vsgrandtours.com
Bus from VS Grand Tours Catarman to VS Grand Tours Calbayog
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
vsgrandtours.com
Book at
facebook.com
Bus from VS Grand Tours Calbayog to VS Grand Tours Catbalogan
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
vsgrandtours.com
Book at
facebook.com
Bus from Ormoc to VS Grand Tours Tacloban
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
vsgrandtours.com
Book at
facebook.com
Minivan
Bus from Tacloban to Borongan
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Pintados Bus
Website
phbus.com
Bus from Manila Cubao to Ormoc
Ave. Duration
22 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
bicolisarog.com
Book at
bicolisarog.com
Other operators
Taxi from VS Grand Tours Catbalogan to Eastern Samar
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55

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