Baguio City is one of the top tourist destinations in Luzon. By private transport, the trip from Manila usually takes just 4-5 hours during the day, and sometimes less at night. After all, the Summer Capital of the Philippines is just 240-250 km away.
Thanks to SCTEX when they opened the Pozorrubio Exit, the normal 4-5 hours drive can only take about 3 hours instead.
However, majority of us mainly use buses and public utility vehicles in traveling. So here's a short guide on how you can travel to your favorite summer vacation and how much it would be.
There are many bus and transport companies that offer rides to Baguio from Manila. But our top choice is Victory Liner.
Address: 651 EDSA Pasay City
Schedule of Regular Victory Liner Bus Schedule To Baguio: Every Hour
Schedule of First-Class Victory Liner Bus Schedule To Baguio:
Address: 683 EDSA, Cubao, Quezon City
Schedule: same as stated above.
BAGUIO TO MANILA
It is easy to travel back to Manila from Baguio. Just a few minutes walk away from SM Baguio, you can find its terminal along Utility Rd, Baguio. The terminal is also 24 hours operating. So you can travel anytime you want to.
There's also another terminal along Gov. Pack Road.
Left to right: Utility Road Terminal, Gov Pack Road Terminal
See the complete list of Victory Liner Bus Terminals here.
Alternately, you can also book a trip via Joy Bus Executive Coach for P750 (one-way).
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO TRAVEL TO BAGUIO FROM MANILA?Bus ride to Baguio from Manila takes 4-5 hours depending on the time of your travel. If you are boarding in the morning at 6am from Manila, expect your arrival at 11pm in Baguio.
Night travel is much faster because there is less vehicular and pedestrian traffic, and fewer slow-moving public utility tricycles in the lowland provinces of Central Luzon plying their routes at night. Plus it is easier to overtake when you can see the headlights of oncoming vehicles.
WHERE TO STAY IN BAGUIO?We listed top 10 of the best hotels and accommodation in the city. Find it out here.
WHAT TO SEE AND VISIT IN BAGUIO?Baguio City is jampacked with sights and attractions to visit to. It also boast different activities you can do like horseback riding at Wright Park and boating in Burnham Park Lagoon. See our complete Baguio travel guide here.
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