There are 5 ways to get from Manila to San Pablo by train, bus, night bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from España to Calamba Southbound

$11 - $14

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Bus  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Jam Liner Buendia Bus Terminal to San Pablo City

$2 - $5

3 alternative options

Night bus, bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the night bus from Claro M. Recto Ave / Quezon Blvd Intersection, Manila to Kamias Rd / Colonel Salgado Intersection, Quezon City, Manila Proj 2&3-Kalaw Espana / ...
  2. Take the bus from Manila Cubao/Kamias to San Pablo City

$3 - $5

Taxi  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manila to San Pablo 52.4 miles

$24 - $29

Drive  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Manila to San Pablo 52.4 miles

$6 - $10

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Manila to San Pablo. However, there are services departing from Claro M. Recto Ave / Quezon Blvd Intersection, Manila and arriving at San Pablo City via Manila Cubao/Kamias. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

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The distance between Manila and San Pablo is 70 km. The road distance is 83.9 km.

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The best way to get from Manila to San Pablo without a car is to train which takes 2 h 43 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 43 min to get from Manila to San Pablo, including transfers.

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Manila to San Pablo bus services, operated by Jeepney - LTFRB, depart from Claro M. Recto Ave / Quezon Blvd Intersection, Manila station.

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The best way to get from Manila to San Pablo is to train which takes 2 h 43 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 8 min.

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Manila to San Pablo bus services, operated by JAC Liner, arrive at San Pablo City station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manila to San Pablo is 84 km. It takes approximately 1 h 6 min to drive from Manila to San Pablo.

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There are 39+ hotels available in San Pablo. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manila to San Pablo.
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  • Distance: 43.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 43 min

What companies run services between Manila, Philippines and San Pablo, Philippines?

Philippine National Railways operates a train from Manila to San Pablo once daily. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 2 h 13 min. Alternatively, Jam operates a bus from Manila to San Pablo hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 2 h 21 min.

Train operators
Philippine National Railways
Website
pnr.gov.ph
Train from España to Calamba
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
pnr.gov.ph
Ordinary
$1
Aircon
$1 - $2
Bus operators
Jam
Website
jam.com.ph
Bus from Jam Liner Buendia Bus Terminal to San Pablo City
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
jam.com.ph
Book at
pinoytravel.com.ph
Jeepney - LTFRB
Website
ltfrb.gov.ph
Night bus from Claro M. Recto Ave / Quezon Blvd Intersection, Manila to Kamias Rd / Colonel Salgado Intersection, Quezon City, Manila
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Website
ltfrb.gov.ph
JAC Liner
Website
jacliner.com
Bus from Manila Cubao/Kamias to San Pablo City
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
jacliner.com
Book at
biyaheroes.com
Other operators
Taxi from Manila to San Pablo
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Basic Taxi
Phone
+63 2 352 7777
MGE Taxi
Phone
+63 2 3636 096

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