There are 7 ways to get from Manila to San Esteban by bus, taxi, car or plane

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Bus  •  8h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Partas Terminal Cubao to San Esteban

₱573 - ₱892

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Bus via Candon  •  8h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Philippine Rabbit Avenida to Candon

₱598 - ₱775

Taxi  •  4h 49m

  1. Take a taxi from Manila to San Esteban 363.3 km

₱5,000 - ₱6,500

Drive  •  4h 49m

  1. Drive from Manila to San Esteban 363.3 km

₱1,500 - ₱2,200

Fly to Laoag, bus  •  6h 22m

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

₱3,491 - ₱7,543

Fly to Tuguegarao, taxi  •  7h 33m

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

₱6,531 - ₱14,553

Fly to Cauayan, Van, taxi  •  11h 33m

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Cauayan (CYZ) MNL - CYZ
  2. Take the Van from Cauayan Airport to Banaue
  3. Take a taxi from Banaue to San Esteban

₱8,131 - ₱15,353

Questions & Answers

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The cheapest way to get from Manila to San Esteban is to bus via Candon which costs ₱600 - ₱800 and takes 8h 36m.

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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 4h 49m.

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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 Candon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 36m.

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The distance between Manila and San Esteban is 309 km. The road distance is 363.3 km.

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The best way to get from Manila to San Esteban without a car is to bus which takes 8h 2m and costs ₱550 - ₱900.

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It takes approximately 8h 2m 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 1h 10m.

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Manila to San Esteban bus services, operated by Philippine Rabbit, arrive at Candon station.

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Map of how to get from Manila to San Esteban.
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  • Distance: 308.6 km
  • Duration: 8h 2m

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

Partas operates a bus from Partas Terminal Cubao to San Esteban hourly. Tickets cost ₱550 - ₱850 and the journey takes 7h 11m.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Tuguegarao
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱2,300 - ₱11,000
Flights from Manila to Cauayan
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱2,400 - ₱13,000
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Laoag
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱3,400 - ₱12,000
Bus operators
Partas
Phone
+63 2 41013
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Partas Terminal Cubao to San Esteban
Ave. Duration
7h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₱550 - ₱850
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Bus from Laoag to San Esteban
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₱210 - ₱300
Schedules at
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Philippine Rabbit
Phone
+63 947 448 0837
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Philippine Rabbit Avenida to Candon
Ave. Duration
7h 47m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
₱500 - ₱700
Schedules at
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Van
Bus from Cauayan Airport to Banaue
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
₱4,000 - ₱5,000
Other operators
Taxi from Manila to San Esteban
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
Estimated price
₱5,000 - ₱6,500
MGE Taxi
Phone
+63 2 3636 096
Grab Taxi
Website
grab.com
Dollar Taxi
Phone
+63 2 9212383

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Yes, the driving distance between Manila to San Esteban is 363 km. It takes approximately 4h 49m to drive from Manila to San Esteban.

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Philippine Airlines offers flights from Manila Airport to Laoag Airport.

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There are seven+ hotels available in San Esteban. Prices start at ₱5,000 per night.

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