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

Recommended option

Bus  •  18 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Philtranco Pasay to Catarman 007

$27 - $41

3 alternative options

Fly Manila to Tacloban, Mini Van  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Tacloban (TAC) MNL - TAC
  2. Take the Mini Van from Tacloban City to VS Grand Tours Catbalogan
  3. Take the Mini Van from VS Grand Tours Catbalogan to VS Grand Tours Calbayog

$69 - $205

Bus to Clark International, fly to Catarman  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Trinoma to Clark International Airport
  2. Fly from Clark International (CRK) to Catarman (CRM) CRK - CRM

$112 - $518

Bus to Clark International, fly to Calbayog  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Trinoma to Clark International Airport
  2. Fly from Clark International (CRK) to Calbayog (CYP) CRK - CYP

$97 - $415

Questions & Answers

The distance between Manila and Northern Samar is 472 km.

The best way to get from Manila to Northern Samar without a car is to bus which takes 18 h 57 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 18 h 57 min to get from Manila to Northern 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 five+ hotels available in Northern Samar. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manila to Northern Samar.
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  • Distance: 294.8 miles
  • Duration: 18 h 57 min

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

Philtranco operates a bus from Manila to Northern Samar once daily. Tickets cost $19 - $30 and the journey takes 17 h.

Airlines
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
Flights from Clark International to Catarman
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Clark International to Calbayog
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
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
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
VS Grand Tours
Website
vsgrandtours.com
Bus from Tacloban City to VS Grand Tours Catbalogan
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
vsgrandtours.com
Book at
facebook.com
Bus from VS Grand Tours Catbalogan to VS Grand Tours Calbayog
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
vsgrandtours.com
Book at
facebook.com

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