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There are 5 ways to get from Manila to Pilar by train, plane, bus, taxi or car

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Train, fly  •  3h 18m

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

$48 - $257

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Bus Alps the Bus  •  14h 1m

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

$12 - $22

3 alternative options

Bus  •  11h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Manila Pasay to Pilar

$15 - $24

Taxi  •  7h 6m

  1. Take a taxi from Manila to Pilar 308.9 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  7h 6m

  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 11h 58m.

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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 3h 18m.

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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 14h 1m.

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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 11h 58m and costs ₱800 - ₱1,300.

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It takes approximately 3h 18m 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 1h.

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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 7h 6m to drive from Manila to Pilar.

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  • Distance: 215.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 18m

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

Philtranco operates a bus from Manila to Pilar hourly. Tickets cost $15 - $23 and the journey takes 11h.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Legaspi
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Legaspi
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Legaspi
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Train operators
Light rail Transit Authority
Phone
+63 (2) 647-3452
Email
pro@lrta.gov.ph
Website
lrta.gov.ph
Train from Doroteo Jose LRT to Gil Puyat LRT
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
lrta.gov.ph
Bus operators
Philtranco
Phone
(632) 851-8077 to 79
Email
marketing@philtranco.com.ph
Website
philtranco.net
Bus from Manila Pasay to Pilar
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
philtranco.net
Book at
pinoytravel.com.ph
Bus from Naga to Pilar
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
philtranco.net
Book at
pinoytravel.com.ph
Alps the Bus
Other operators
Taxi from Manila to Pilar
Ave. Duration
7h 6m
Estimated price
$130 - $170
MGE Taxi
Phone
+63 2 3636 096
Basic Taxi
Phone
+63 2 352 7777

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Philippine Airlines, Cebgo and Cebu Pacific offer flights from Manila Airport to Legaspi Airport.

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There are 17+ hotels available in Pilar. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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