There are 6 ways to get from Manila to Pilar by train, plane, bus, taxi or car

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Train, fly  •  3 h 19 min

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

$48 - $257

Cheapest option

Bus Alps the Bus  •  13 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Manila Cubao to Naga
  2. Take the bus from Naga to Pilar

$12 - $22

4 alternative options

Bus Superlines  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Superlines Cubao to Legaspi

$21 - $29

Bus Philtranco  •  11 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Manila Pasay to Pilar

$15 - $24

Taxi  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manila to Pilar 308.9 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Manila to Pilar 308.9 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Manila to Pilar is to bus which costs ₱800 - ₱1,300 and takes 11 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manila to Pilar is to train and fly which costs ₱2,600 - ₱14,000 and takes 3 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manila to Pilar. However, there are services departing from Claro M. Recto Ave / Quezon Blvd Intersection, Manila and arriving at Pilar via Epifanio de los Santos Av, Quezon City, Manila, Manila Cubao and Naga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 18 min.

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The distance between Manila and Pilar is 345 km. The road distance is 494.2 km.

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The best way to get from Manila to Pilar without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 36 min and costs ₱1,100 - ₱1,600.

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It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to get from Manila to Pilar, including transfers.

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Manila to Pilar bus services, operated by Alps the Bus, depart from Manila Cubao station.

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The quickest flight from Manila Airport to Legaspi Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Manila to Pilar bus services, operated by Philtranco, arrive at Pilar station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manila to Pilar is 494 km. It takes approximately 7 h 6 min to drive from Manila to Pilar.

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Map of how to get from Manila to Pilar.
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  • Distance: 215.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 19 min

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

Superlines operates a bus from Manila to Pilar 3 times a day. Tickets cost $10 - $14 and the journey takes 7 h 30 min.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Legaspi
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Legaspi
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Legaspi
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
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
Superlines
Website
superlines.com.ph
Bus from Superlines Cubao to Legaspi
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
superlines.com.ph
Philtranco
Website
philtranco.net
Bus from Manila Pasay to Pilar
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
philtranco.net
Book at
pinoytravel.com.ph
Bus from Naga to Pilar
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
philtranco.net
Book at
pinoytravel.com.ph
Alps the Bus
Website
alpsthebus.com
Bus from Manila Cubao to Naga
Ave. Duration
8 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Schedules at
alpsthebus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Manila to Pilar
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Basic Taxi
Phone
+63 2 352 7777
MGE Taxi
Phone
+63 2 3636 096

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