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There are 6 ways to get from Manila to San Esteban by bus, taxi, car or plane

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Bus via Villasis  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Philippine Rabbit Avenida to Villasis
  2. Take the bus from Villasis, Pangasinan to San Esteban

$11 - $15

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Bus Viron Transit  •  12 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Cubao Viron Terminal to Candon

$14 - $15

Taxi  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manila to San Esteban 228.4 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Manila to San Esteban 228.4 miles

$29 - $45

Fly to Laoag, bus  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Laoag (LAO) MNL - LAO
  2. Take the bus from Laoag to San Esteban

$83 - $244

Fly to Cauayan, taxi  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Cauayan (CYZ) MNL - CYZ
  2. Take a taxi from Cauayan to San Esteban

$123 - $354

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manila to San Esteban is to bus which costs ₱700 - ₱800 and takes 12 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manila to San Esteban is to taxi which costs ₱5,000 - ₱6,500 and takes 4 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manila to San Esteban. However, there are services departing from Philippine Rabbit Avenida and arriving at San Esteban via Villasis, Pangasinan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 49 min.

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The distance between Manila and San Esteban is 309 km. The road distance is 365.4 km.

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The best way to get from Manila to San Esteban without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 49 min and costs ₱550 - ₱800.

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It takes approximately 7 h 49 min to get from Manila to San Esteban, including transfers.

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Manila to San Esteban bus services, operated by Philippine Rabbit, depart from Philippine Rabbit Avenida station.

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

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Manila to San Esteban bus services, operated by Partas, arrive at San Esteban station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manila to San Esteban is 365 km. It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to drive from Manila to San Esteban.

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  • Distance: 192.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 49 min

What companies run services between Manila, Philippines and San Esteban, Ilocos Region, Philippines?

You can take a bus from Manila to San Esteban via Villasis and Villasis, Pangasinan in around 7 h 49 min.

Airlines
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Laoag
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Cauayan
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $130
Bus operators
Philippine Rabbit
Phone
+63 922 867 7358
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Philippine Rabbit Avenida to Villasis
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
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Partas
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Villasis, Pangasinan to San Esteban
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
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Book at
biyaheroes.com
Bus from Laoag to San Esteban
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
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Book at
biyaheroes.com
Viron Transit
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Cubao Viron Terminal to Candon
Ave. Duration
9 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
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Book at
pinoytravel.com.ph
Other operators
Taxi from Manila to San Esteban
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Basic Taxi
Phone
+63 2 352 7777
MGE Taxi
Phone
+63 2 3636 096

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Philippine Airlines offers flights from Manila Airport to Laoag Airport.

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There are three+ hotels available in San Esteban. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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