There are 5 ways to get from Manila to Taal Lake by train or bus

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

Train, travel  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from España to Mamatid Southbound
  2. Travel from Mamatid to Taal Lake

Cheapest option

Bus via Tanauan  •  2 h 49 min

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

$1 - $4

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 14 min

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

$2 - $5

Bus #2  •  3 h 27 min

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

$2 - $4

Bus #3  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Manila Cubao to Tagaytay

$3

Questions & Answers

The distance between Manila and Taal Lake is 69 km.

The best way to get from Manila to Taal Lake without a car is to train and travel which takes 2 h 39 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to get from Manila to Taal Lake, including transfers.

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There are 611+ hotels available in Taal Lake. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manila to Taal Lake.
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  • Distance: 43.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 39 min

What companies run services between Manila, Philippines and Taal Lake, Philippines?

Jam operates a bus from Manila to Taal Lake hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 1 h 41 min.

Train operators
Philippine National Railways
Website
pnr.gov.ph
Train from España to Mamatid
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 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 Tanauan
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
jam.com.ph
Book at
pinoytravel.com.ph
Bus from Jam Liner Buendia Bus Terminal to Tambo Lipa
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
jam.com.ph
Book at
pinoytravel.com.ph
bus
Bus from Manila Cubao to Tagaytay
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2

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