There are 5 ways to get from Tarlac City to Lucena 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.

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Bus via Edsa Lrt  •  7 h 23 min

  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

Cheapest option

Bus Jam  •  7 h 24 min

  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  •  7 h 29 min

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

$8 - $11

Taxi  •  3 h 15 min

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

$70 - $85

Drive  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Tarlac City to Lucena 156.4 miles

$20 - $30

Questions & Answers

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 7 h 24 min.

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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 7 h 23 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 23 min 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 3 h 15 min to drive from Tarlac City to Lucena.

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There are 10+ hotels available in Lucena. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tarlac City to Lucena.
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  • Distance: 127.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 23 min

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

You can take a bus from Tarlac City to Lucena via Philippine Rabbit Avenida, Doroteo Jose LRT, Edsa Lrt, Manila Pasay, Quezon, and Tayabas in around 7 h 23 min.

Bus operators
Philippine Rabbit
Phone
+63 922 867 7358
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Philippine Rabbit Bus Terminal Tarlac to Philippine Rabbit Avenida
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
facebook.com
Philtranco
Website
philtranco.net
Bus from Manila Pasay to Quezon
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
philtranco.net
Book at
pinoytravel.com.ph
Jam
Website
jam.com.ph
Bus from Manila Cubao Jam Liner to Dalahican Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
jam.com.ph
Book at
pinoytravel.com.ph
Partas
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tarlac to Partas Terminal Cubao
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
biyaheroes.com
JAC Liner
Website
jacliner.com
Bus from Manila Cubao/Kamias to Lucena
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
jacliner.com
Book at
biyaheroes.com
Other operators
Taxi from Tarlac City to Lucena
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85

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