There are 6 ways to get from Manila to Iloilo City by train, plane, bus, ferry, bus and ferry or car ferry

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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Train, fly to Iloilo  •  3 h 16 min

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

$54 - $232

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Bus and ferry  •  18 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Philtranco Pasay to Iloilo

$23 - $40

4 alternative options

Fly to Roxas, bus  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Roxas (RXS) MNL - RXS
  2. Take the bus from Roxas to Tagbak Terminal, Iloilo City

$50 - $236

Fly to Bacolod, ferry  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Bacolod (BCD) MNL - BCD
  2. Take the ferry from Bacolod to Iloilo

$54 - $267

Fly to Kalibo, bus  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Kalibo (KLO) MNL - KLO
  2. Take the bus from Kalibo, Aklan to Tagbak Terminal, Iloilo City

$40 - $135

Car ferry  •  20 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Manila to Iloilo Manila

$28 - $55

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Manila and arriving at Iloilo. Services depart three times a week. The journey takes approximately 20 h.

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The distance between Manila and Iloilo City is 467 km.

The best way to get from Manila to Iloilo City without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 18 h 24 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 16 min to get from Manila to Iloilo City, including transfers.

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

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

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There are 54+ hotels available in Iloilo City. Prices start at $19 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manila to Iloilo City.
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  • Distance: 292 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 16 min

What companies run services between Manila, Philippines and Iloilo City, Philippines?

There is no direct connection from Manila to Iloilo City. However, you can take the train to Gil Puyat LRT, take the walk to Jam Liner/Atrium, take the Airport Bus to NAIA Terminal 2, take the walk to Manila airport, fly to Iloilo, then take the taxi to Iloilo City. Alternatively, you can take the train to Gil Puyat LRT, take the walk to Jam Liner/Atrium, take the Airport Bus to NAIA Terminal 2, take the walk to Manila airport, fly to Roxas, take the taxi to Roxas, take the bus to Iloilo City, then take the taxi to Iloilo City.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Iloilo
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from Manila to Roxas
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Flights from Manila to Bacolod
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Iloilo
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $410
Flights from Manila to Iloilo via Cebu
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $410
Flights from Manila to Roxas
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $430
Flights from Manila to Bacolod
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Manila to Kalibo
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Manila to Iloilo
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $380
Flights from Manila to Kalibo
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $410
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Kalibo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $220
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
Ceres Liner
Bus from Roxas to Tagbak Terminal, Iloilo City
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
phbus.com
Bus from Kalibo, Aklan to Tagbak Terminal, Iloilo City
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
phbus.com
Philtranco
Website
philtranco.net
Bus and ferry from Philtranco Pasay to Iloilo
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
philtranco.net
Ferry operators
OceanJet
Website
oceanjet.net
Ferry from Bacolod to Iloilo
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
oceanjet.net
Open Air / Tourist Class
$6
2 GO Travel
Phone
(+63 2) 528.7209
Email
info@2go.com.ph
Website
travel.2go.com.ph
Car ferry from Manila to Iloilo
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Super Value Class
$28 - $35
Mega Value Class
$30 - $45
Tourist Class
$35 - $50
Business Class
$45 - $55
Stateroom for 2
$100 - $150
Suiteroom for 2
$100 - $130

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