There are 6 ways to get from Manila to Santa Rosa by train, bus, night bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from España to Santa Rosa Southbound / ...

$1

5 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Jam Liner Buendia Bus Terminal to Balibago

$1 - $3

Bus via Taft Ave, Lungsod ng Pasay  •  2 h

  1. Take the bus from Valariano Fugoso, Manila to Taft Ave, Lungsod ng Pasay Libertad Retiro via Sta Cruz / ...
  2. Take the bus from Jam Liner Buendia Bus Terminal to Balibago

$1 - $2

Night bus  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the night bus from Taft Ave, Manila to South Luzon Expressway, Muntinlupa City, Manila GMA - Plaza Lawton via Ayala, Carmona, SSH
  2. Take the night bus from South Luzon Expressway, Muntinlupa City, Manila to National Hwy, Santa Rosa City, Manila ALABANG - CALAMBA via EXPRESSWAY

$3 - $5

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manila to Santa Rosa 27 miles

$12 - $15

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Manila to Santa Rosa 27 miles

$3 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Manila to Santa Rosa is to train which costs ₱29 - ₱50 and takes 1 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manila to Santa Rosa is to taxi which costs ₱650 - ₱850 and takes 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manila to Santa Rosa. However, there are services departing from Valariano Fugoso, Manila and arriving at Balibago via Jam Liner Buendia Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from España and arriving at Santa Rosa. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 1 h 44 min.

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The distance between Manila and Santa Rosa is 35 km. The road distance is 43.3 km.

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The best way to get from Manila to Santa Rosa without a car is to train which takes 1 h 44 min and costs ₱29 - ₱50.

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The train from España to Santa Rosa takes 1 h 44 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Manila to Santa Rosa bus services, operated by Jeepney - LTFRB, depart from Valariano Fugoso, Manila station.

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Manila to Santa Rosa train services, operated by Philippine National Railways, depart from España station.

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The best way to get from Manila to Santa Rosa is to train which takes 1 h 44 min and costs ₱29 - ₱50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₱65 - ₱140 and takes 1 h 47 min.

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Map of how to get from Manila to Santa Rosa.
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  • Distance: 22.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 44 min

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

Philippine National Railways operates a train from Manila to Santa Rosa twice daily. Tickets cost $1 and the journey takes 1 h 44 min. Alternatively, Jam operates a bus from Manila to Santa Rosa hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 1 h.

Train operators
Philippine National Railways
Website
pnr.gov.ph
Train from España to Santa Rosa
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
pnr.gov.ph
Ordinary
$1
Aircon
$1
Bus operators
Jam
Website
jam.com.ph
Bus from Jam Liner Buendia Bus Terminal to Balibago
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
jam.com.ph
Jeepney - LTFRB
Website
ltfrb.gov.ph
Bus from Valariano Fugoso, Manila to Taft Ave, Lungsod ng Pasay
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Website
ltfrb.gov.ph
Night bus from Taft Ave, Manila to South Luzon Expressway, Muntinlupa City, Manila
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
ltfrb.gov.ph
Night bus from South Luzon Expressway, Muntinlupa City, Manila to National Hwy, Santa Rosa City, Manila
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
ltfrb.gov.ph
Other operators
Taxi from Manila to Santa Rosa
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Basic Taxi
Phone
+63 2 352 7777
MGE Taxi
Phone
+63 2 3636 096

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Manila to Santa Rosa bus services, operated by Jam, arrive at Balibago station.

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Manila to Santa Rosa train services, operated by Philippine National Railways, arrive at Santa Rosa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manila to Santa Rosa is 43 km. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Manila to Santa Rosa.

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There are 101+ hotels available in Santa Rosa. Prices start at $27 USD per night.

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