There are 5 ways to get from Manila to Lucena by bus, taxi or car

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 Jam  •  4 h 47 min

$3 - $6

4 alternative options

Bus Philtranco  •  4 h 49 min

$5 - $9

Bus JAC Liner  •  4 h 58 min

$3 - $5

Taxi  •  1 h 50 min

  1. 83.1 miles

$35 - $50

Drive  •  1 h 50 min

  1. 83.1 miles

$10 - $16

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

Jam operates a bus from Manila to Lucena hourly. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 4 h.

Bus operators
Jam
Website
jam.com.ph
Bus from Jam Liner Buendia Bus Terminal to Dalahican Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
jam.com.ph
Book at
pinoytravel.com.ph
Philtranco
Website
philtranco.net
Bus from Manila Pasay to Quezon
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
philtranco.net
Book at
pinoytravel.com.ph
JAC Liner
Website
jacliner.com
Bus from Manila Cubao/Kamias to Lucena
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
jacliner.com
Book at
biyaheroes.com
Other operators
Taxi from Manila to Lucena
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Basic Taxi
Phone
+63 2 352 7777
MGE Taxi
Phone
+63 2 3636 096

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Manila and Lucena is 101 km. The road distance is 133 km.

The cheapest way to get from Manila to Lucena is to bus which costs ₱170 - ₱290 and takes 4 h 58 min.

The quickest way to get from Manila to Lucena is to taxi which takes 1 h 50 min and costs ₱2,000 - ₱2,400.

No, there is no direct bus from Manila to Lucena. However, there are services departing from Claro M. Recto Ave / Quezon Blvd Intersection, Manila and arriving at Lucena via Manila Cubao/Kamias. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 58 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 47 min to get from Manila to Lucena, including transfers.