There are 4 ways to get from Manila to Santa Cruz by bus, taxi or car

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Bus HM Transport Inc  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from HM Transport Cubao to Santa Cruz, Laguna

$3 - $4

3 alternative options

Bus JAC Liner  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Manila Buendia to Santa Cruz, Laguna

$4 - $6

Taxi  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manila to Santa Cruz 57.2 miles

$25 - $31

Drive  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Manila to Santa Cruz 57.2 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Manila to Santa Cruz is to bus which costs ₱170 - ₱200 and takes 2 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manila to Santa Cruz is to taxi which costs ₱1,400 - ₱1,700 and takes 1 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manila to Santa Cruz. However, there are services departing from Claro M. Recto Ave / Quezon Blvd Intersection, Manila and arriving at Santa Cruz, Laguna via Paseo de Roxas / Ayala Avenue Intersection, Makati City, Manila and Manila Buendia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 21 min.

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The distance between Manila and Santa Cruz is 59 km. The road distance is 91.5 km.

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The best way to get from Manila to Santa Cruz without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 58 min and costs ₱170 - ₱200.

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It takes approximately 2 h 58 min to get from Manila to Santa Cruz, including transfers.

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Manila to Santa Cruz bus services, operated by JAC Liner, depart from Manila Buendia station.

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Manila to Santa Cruz bus services, operated by JAC Liner, arrive at Santa Cruz, Laguna station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manila to Santa Cruz is 91 km. It takes approximately 1 h 13 min to drive from Manila to Santa Cruz.

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There are 16+ hotels available in Santa Cruz. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manila to Santa Cruz.
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  • Distance: 36.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 58 min

What companies run services between Manila, Philippines and Santa Cruz, CALABARZON, Philippines?

HM Transport Inc operates a bus from Manila to Santa Cruz hourly. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 2 h.

Bus operators
HM Transport Inc
Website
hmtransportinc.com
Bus from HM Transport Cubao to Santa Cruz, Laguna
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
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JAC Liner
Website
jacliner.com
Bus from Manila Buendia to Santa Cruz, Laguna
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
jacliner.com
Other operators
Taxi from Manila to Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Basic Taxi
Phone
+63 2 352 7777
MGE Taxi
Phone
+63 2 3636 096

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