There are 7 ways to get from Manila to San Francisco by train, plane, taxi, bus 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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Train, fly to Legaspi  •  3h 22m

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

₱2,481 - ₱8,753

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Bus via Manila Cubao  •  13h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Manila Cubao to Legaspi

₱1,065 - ₱1,730

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Fly to Naga, taxi  •  4h 51m

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Naga (WNP) MNL - WNP
  2. Take a taxi from Naga to San Francisco

₱5,031 - ₱11,953

Bus  •  13h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Amihan Lines Cubao to Legazpi, Albay

₱1,370 - ₱1,828

Bus via Legazpi, Albay  •  13h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Manila Cubao to Legazpi, Albay

₱1,784 - ₱1,949

Taxi  •  7h 2m

  1. Take a taxi from Manila to San Francisco 485.8 km

₱7,000 - ₱9,000

Drive  •  7h 2m

  1. Drive from Manila to San Francisco 485.8 km

₱2,000 - ₱2,900

Questions & Answers

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The cheapest way to get from Manila to San Francisco is to bus via Manila Cubao which costs ₱1,000 - ₱1,800 and takes 13h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Manila to San Francisco is to train and fly which costs ₱2,400 - ₱9,000 and takes 3h 22m.

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The distance between Manila and San Francisco is 349 km. The road distance is 485.8 km.

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The best way to get from Manila to San Francisco without a car is to bus which takes 13h 6m and costs ₱1,300 - ₱1,900.

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It takes approximately 3h 22m to get from Manila to San Francisco, including transfers.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Manila to San Francisco is 486 km. It takes approximately 7h 2m to drive from Manila to San Francisco.

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

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There are 65+ hotels available in San Francisco. Prices start at ₱5,000 per night.

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  • Distance: 349.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 22m

What companies run services between Manila, Philippines and San Francisco, Bicol, Philippines?

Amihan Bus Lines operates a bus from Amihan Lines Cubao to Legazpi, Albay 5 times a day. Tickets cost ₱800 and the journey takes 11h. Bicol Isarog also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Legaspi
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱2,200 - ₱8,500
Flights from Manila to Naga
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱3,600 - ₱18,000
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Legaspi
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱2,200 - ₱8,000
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Legaspi
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱2,500 - ₱12,000
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 Edsa Lrt
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
₱15 - ₱30
Website
Light rail Transit Authority
Bus operators
Amihan Bus Lines
Phone
(02) 386-7166 / 387-1792
Website
amihanbuslines.com.nu
Bus from Amihan Lines Cubao to Legazpi, Albay
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
₱800
Schedules at
amihanbuslines.com.nu
Book at
philtranco.net
Peñafrancia Tours and Travel
Phone
+63 90588816932
Website
phbus.com
Bus from Manila Cubao to Legazpi, Albay
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
₱1,219
Schedules at
bicolisarog.com
Book at
12go.asia
Alps the Bus
Phone
(+63 43) 723-9033
Email
info@alpsthebus.com
Website
alpsthebus.com
Bus from Manila Cubao to Legaspi
Ave. Duration
12h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₱500 - ₱1,000
Schedules at
alpsthebus.com
Book at
12go.asia
Other operators
Taxi from Naga to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Estimated price
₱2,400 - ₱2,900
Ong Bicol Taxi
Phone
+63 999 881 8810
Grab Taxi
Website
grab.com

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