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

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Bus GV Florida Transport, INC.  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from GV Florida Station Manila to Jones, San Agustin

$23 - $26

Cheapest option

Bus Victory Liners  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Manila Sampaloc to Santiago

$15 - $22

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manila to San Mateo 219.4 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Manila to San Mateo 219.4 miles

$28 - $45

Train, fly to Cauayan  •  3 h 16 min

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

$45 - $253

Fly to Tuguegarao, taxi  •  4 h 33 min

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

$68 - $254

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manila to San Mateo is to bus which costs ₱800 - ₱1,200 and takes 7 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manila to San Mateo is to train and fly which costs ₱2,400 - ₱14,000 and takes 3 h 16 min.

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The distance between Manila and San Mateo is 261 km. The road distance is 351.1 km.

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The best way to get from Manila to San Mateo without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 42 min and costs ₱1,200 - ₱1,500.

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It takes approximately 6 h 42 min to get from Manila to San Mateo, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Manila Airport to Cauayan Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manila to San Mateo is 351 km. It takes approximately 4 h 54 min to drive from Manila to San Mateo.

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Cebu Pacific offers flights from Manila Airport to Cauayan Airport.

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Map of how to get from Manila to San Mateo.
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  • Distance: 163.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 42 min

What companies run services between Manila, Philippines and San Mateo, Cagayan Valley, Philippines?

GV Florida Transport, INC. operates a bus from Manila to San Mateo once daily. Tickets cost $11 and the journey takes 6 h.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Cauayan
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $130
Flights from Manila to Tuguegarao
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Train operators
Light rail Transit Authority
Website
lrta.gov.ph
Train from Doroteo Jose LRT to Gil Puyat LRT
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
lrta.gov.ph
Bus operators
GV Florida Transport, INC.
Website
facebook.com
Bus from GV Florida Station Manila to Jones, San Agustin
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
facebook.com
Other operators
Taxi from Manila to San Mateo
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Basic Taxi
Phone
+63 2 352 7777
MGE Taxi
Phone
+63 2 3636 096

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