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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Manila to Butuan, bus  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Butuan (BXU) MNL - BXU
  2. Take the bus from Butuan to Rosario

$100 - $236

Cheapest option

Fly Manila to Davao, bus  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Davao (DVO) MNL - DVO
  2. Take the bus from Abreeza to Monyako
  3. Take the bus from Monyako to Mangagoy

$48 - $200

5 alternative options

Fly Manila to Cagayan, taxi  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Cagayan (CGY) MNL - CGY
  2. Take a taxi from Cagayan to San Jose

$163 - $314

Bus to Clark International, fly to Davao, bus  •  10 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Trinoma to Clark International Airport
  2. Fly from Clark International (CRK) to Davao (DVO) CRK - DVO
  3. Take the bus from Abreeza to Monyako
  4. Take the bus from Monyako to Mangagoy

$74 - $404

Car ferry, taxi  •  37 h 21 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Manila to Nasipit Pier, Butuan Manila
  2. Take a taxi from Nasipit Pier, Butuan to San Jose

$85 - $119

Bus and ferry, bus  •  39 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Philtranco Pasay to Davao
  2. Take the bus from Abreeza to Monyako
  3. Take the bus from Monyako to Mangagoy

$56 - $91

Bus, bus and ferry  •  40 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Manila Cubao to Ormoc
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Ormoc to Tagum City
  3. Take the bus from Tagum City to Mangagoy

$53 - $75

Questions & Answers

The distance between Manila and San Jose is 923 km.

The best way to get from Manila to San Jose without a car is to car ferry and taxi which takes 37 h 21 min and costs .

More details

It takes approximately 7 h 31 min to get from Manila to San Jose, including transfers.

More details

The quickest flight from Manila Airport to Butuan Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific offer flights from Manila Airport to Butuan Airport.

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Map of how to get from Manila to San Jose.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 576.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 31 min

What companies run services between Manila, Philippines and San Jose, Caraga, Philippines?

There is no direct connection from Manila to San Jose. However, you can take the train to Gil Puyat LRT, take the walk to Jam Liner/Atrium, take the Airport Bus to NAIA Terminal 2, take the walk to Manila airport, fly to Butuan, take the taxi to Butuan, take the bus to Rosario, then take the taxi to San Jose. Alternatively, you can take the train to Gil Puyat LRT, take the walk to Jam Liner/Atrium, take the Airport Bus to NAIA Terminal 2, take the walk to Manila airport, fly to Davao, take the taxi to Abreeza, take the bus to Monyako, take the bus to Mangagoy, then take the taxi to San Jose.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Butuan
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $250
Flights from Manila to Davao
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $170
Flights from Manila to Davao via Bacolod
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $170
Flights from Manila to Davao via Iloilo
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $170
Flights from Manila to Davao via Cebu
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$70 - $170
Flights from Manila to Cagayan
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Manila to Cagayan via Iloilo
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Clark International to Davao
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Butuan
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Manila to Davao
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Manila to Cagayan
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $260
Flights from Clark International to Davao
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Manila to Davao
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Flights from Manila to Cagayan
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Manila to Cagayan via Cebu
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Clark International to Davao
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Bus operators
Bachelor Express
Phone
+63(082) 285-6486
Bus from Butuan to Rosario
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
davaoterminal.page.tl
Bus from Monyako to Mangagoy
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
davaoterminal.page.tl
Bus and ferry from Ormoc to Tagum City
Ave. Duration
13 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $28
Schedules at
davaoterminal.page.tl
Bus from Tagum City to Mangagoy
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
davaoterminal.page.tl
Davao Metro Shuttle
Website
davaometroshuttle.com
Bus from Abreeza to Monyako
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
davaometroshuttle.com
Philtranco
Website
philtranco.net
Bus and ferry from Philtranco Pasay to Davao
Ave. Duration
34 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
philtranco.net
Pintados Bus
Website
phbus.com
Bus from Manila Cubao to Ormoc
Ave. Duration
22 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
bicolisarog.com
Book at
bicolisarog.com
Ferry operators
2 GO Travel
Phone
(+63 2) 528.7209
Email
info@2go.com.ph
Website
travel.2go.com.ph
Car ferry from Manila to Nasipit Pier, Butuan
Ave. Duration
34 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Mega Value Class
$35 - $50
Tourist Class
$40 - $50
Cabin for 4
$45 - $55
Stateroom for 2
$105 - $115
Suiteroom for 2
$120
Other operators
Taxi from Cagayan to San Jose
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Cagayan de Oro First Taxi Drivers Alliance (Cafitada)
Phone
+63 927 631 9852

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