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There are 5 ways to get from Tarlac City to Lucena by bus, taxi or car

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Bus via Buendia MRT  •  7h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Tarlac to Partas Terminal Cubao
  2. Take the bus from Manila Buendia to Lucena

$8 - $11

Cheapest option

Bus Jam  •  7h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Tarlac to Manila Cubao
  2. Take the bus from Manila Cubao Jam Liner to Dalahican Terminal

$7 - $9

3 alternative options

Bus via Tayabas  •  8h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Philippine Rabbit Bus Terminal Tarlac to Philippine Rabbit Avenida
  2. Take the bus from Manila Pasay to Quezon

$8 - $14

Taxi  •  3h 15m

  1. Take a taxi from Tarlac City to Lucena 156.4 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  3h 15m

  1. Drive from Tarlac City to Lucena 156.4 miles

$20 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Tarlac City to Lucena is to bus which costs ₱360 - ₱550 and takes 7h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Tarlac City to Lucena is to taxi which costs ₱3,700 - ₱4,500 and takes 3h 15m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tarlac City to Lucena. However, there are services departing from Tarlac and arriving at Dalahican Terminal via Manila Cubao Jam Liner. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 24m.

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The distance between Tarlac City and Lucena is 204 km. The road distance is 250.2 km.

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The best way to get from Tarlac City to Lucena without a car is to bus which takes 7h 2m and costs ₱420 - ₱600.

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It takes approximately 7h 2m to get from Tarlac City to Lucena, including transfers.

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Tarlac City to Lucena bus services, operated by Victory Liners, depart from Tarlac station.

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Tarlac City to Lucena bus services, operated by Jam, arrive at Dalahican Terminal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tarlac City to Lucena is 250 km. It takes approximately 3h 15m to drive from Tarlac City to Lucena.

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There are 11+ hotels available in Lucena. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 127.6 miles
  • Duration: 7h 2m

What companies run services between Tarlac City, Philippines and Lucena, Philippines?

You can take a bus from Tarlac City to Lucena via Partas Terminal Cubao, Cubao MRT, Buendia MRT, and Manila Buendia in around 7h 2m.

Bus operators
Partas
Phone
+63 2 41013
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tarlac to Partas Terminal Cubao
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
biyaheroes.com
JAC Liner
Jam
Phone
0917-526-0008
Email
info@jam.com.ph
Website
jam.com.ph
Bus from Manila Cubao Jam Liner to Dalahican Terminal
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
jam.com.ph
Book at
pinoytravel.com.ph
Philippine Rabbit
Phone
+63 947 448 0837
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Philippine Rabbit Bus Terminal Tarlac to Philippine Rabbit Avenida
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
facebook.com
Philtranco
Other operators
Taxi from Tarlac City to Lucena
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Estimated price
$70 - $85

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