There are 4 ways to get from Manila to San Rafael by bus, taxi 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.

Recommended option

Bus via Hangga  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Manila Cubao to Hangga

$9 - $12

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Claro M. Recto Ave / Quezon Blvd Intersection, Manila to Aurora Blvd / Epifanio de los Santos Avenue Intersection, Quezon City, Manila Divisoria - Sta. Mesa via R. Magsaysay / ...
  2. Take the bus from Manila Cubao to Macabebe

$4 - $6

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manila to San Rafael 40.2 miles

$18 - $23

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Manila to San Rafael 40.2 miles

$5 - $8

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manila to San Rafael is to bus which costs ₱180 - ₱310 and takes 3 h 11 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Manila to San Rafael is to taxi which takes 52 min and costs ₱1,000 - ₱1,200.

More details

The distance between Manila and San Rafael is 45 km. The road distance is 64 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 2 h 34 min to get from Manila to San Rafael, including transfers.

More details

What companies run services between Manila, Philippines and San Rafael, Central Luzon, Philippines?

First North Luzon Transit operates a bus from Manila to San Rafael every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 1 h 23 min.

Bus operators
First North Luzon Transit
Website
firstnorthluzontransit.com
Bus from Manila Cubao to Hangga
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
firstnorthluzontransit.com
Book at
firstnorthluzontransit.com
Bus from Manila Cubao to Macabebe
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
firstnorthluzontransit.com
Book at
firstnorthluzontransit.com
LTFRB
Website
ltfrb.gov.ph
Bus from Claro M. Recto Ave / Quezon Blvd Intersection, Manila to Aurora Blvd / Epifanio de los Santos Avenue Intersection, Quezon City, Manila
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ltfrb.gov.ph
Other operators
Taxi from Manila to San Rafael
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Basic Taxi
Phone
+63 2 352 7777
MGE Taxi
Phone
+63 2 3636 096

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including How do I get from Sydney to Melbourne, How do I buy a London Underground ticket? and Getting to Rome from the airport - to help you get the most out of your next trip.