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There are 6 ways to get from Manila to Pilar by plane, taxi, bus, car ferry, ferry 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.

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Fly Manila to Panglao Island, taxi  •  4h 9m

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Panglao Island (TAG) MNL - TAG
  2. Take a taxi from Panglao Island to Pilar

$68 - $249

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Car ferry, Fast Ferry, taxi  •  24h 54m

  1. Take the car ferry from Manila to Cebu
  2. Take the Fast Ferry from Cebu Pier 1 to Tubigon
  3. Take a taxi from Tubigon to Pilar

$41 - $73

4 alternative options

Bus to Clark International, fly to Panglao Island, taxi  •  6h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Trinoma to Clark International Airport
  2. Fly from Clark International (CRK) to Panglao Island (TAG) CRK - TAG
  3. Take a taxi from Panglao Island to Pilar

$119 - $423

Fly Manila to Mactan–Cebu, car ferry, taxi  •  7h 8m

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Mactan–Cebu (CEB) MNL - CEB
  2. Take the car ferry from Cebu to Tubigon
  3. Take a taxi from Tubigon to Pilar

$53 - $172

Fly Manila to Dumaguete, ferry, drive  •  7h 9m

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Dumaguete (DGT) MNL - DGT
  2. Take the ferry from Dumaguete to Tagbilaran
  3. Drive from Tagbilaran to Pilar

$90 - $498

Bus, car ferry  •  31h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Manila Cubao to Maasin
  2. Take the car ferry from Hilongos to Ubay

$55 - $61

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manila to Pilar is to bus and car ferry which costs ₱2,900 - ₱3,300 and takes 31h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Manila to Pilar is to fly and taxi which costs ₱3,600 - ₱14,000 and takes 4h 9m.

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The distance between Manila and Pilar is 643 km.

The best way to get from Manila to Pilar without a car is to car ferry and Fast Ferry and taxi which takes 24h 54m and costs ₱2,200 - ₱4,000.

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It takes approximately 4h 9m to get from Manila to Pilar, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Manila Airport to Panglao Island Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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

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There are 15+ hotels available in Pilar. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manila to Pilar.
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  • Distance: 402 miles
  • Duration: 4h 9m

What companies run services between Manila, Philippines and Pilar, Central Visayas, Philippines?

There is no direct connection from Manila to Pilar. 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 Panglao Island, then take the taxi to Pilar. Alternatively, you can take the bus to West Avenue, Quezon City, take the walk to Trinoma, take the bus to Clark International Airport, take the walk to Clark International airport, fly to Panglao Island, then take the taxi to Pilar.

Airlines
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Panglao Island
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Clark International to Panglao Island
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Manila to Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $260
Flights from Manila to Dumaguete
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Panglao Island
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $600
Flights from Clark International to Panglao Island
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Flights from Manila to Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $140
Flights from Manila to Dumaguete
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $150
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Manila to Panglao Island
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Manila to Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Bus operators
Pintados Bus
Website
phbus.com
Bus from Manila Cubao to Maasin
Ave. Duration
24h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
phbus.com
Book at
pinoytravel.com.ph
Ferry operators
Aleson Shipping
Phone
63 (062) 992-0970
Website
facebook.com
Car ferry from Cebu to Tubigon
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
aleson-shipping.com
OceanJet
Phone
+63(32)255-7560
Email
customerservice@oceanjet.net
Website
oceanjet.net
Ferry from Dumaguete to Tagbilaran
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
oceanjet.net
Book at
12go.asia
Tourist Class
$17
Business Class
$24
2 GO Travel
Phone
(+63 2) 528.7209
Email
info@2go.com.ph
Website
travel.2go.com.ph
Car ferry from Manila to Cebu
Ave. Duration
22h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Book at
travel.2go.com.ph
Mega Value Class
$22 - $45
Super Value Class
$26 - $30
Tourist Class
$30 - $45
Cabin for 4
$30 - $45
Cabin for 6
$35 - $50
Stateroom for 2
$95 - $105
Suiteroom for 2
$100 - $105
MV Star Crafts
Phone
+63 906 789 6363
Website
mvstarcraft.com
Ferry from Cebu Pier 1 to Tubigon
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
mvstarcraft.com
Business
$6
Tourist
$5
Economy
$4
Weesamexpress
Phone
(032)231-7737
Email
info@weesam.ph
Website
weesam.ph
Ferry from Cebu Pier 1 to Tubigon
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
weesam.ph
Book at
book.weesam.ph
Economy
$5
Tourist
$6
First Class
$7
car ferry
Car ferry from Hilongos to Ubay
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4
Other operators
Taxi from Panglao Island to Pilar
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Estimated price
$20 - $25

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