Both Manila and Laoag is located on the same Philippine island, Luzon, so that leaves you with two options to travel the 400 kilometer long journey: a 10 hour long bus trip, or a 1 hour long flight from Manila Airport (MNL) to Laoag Airport (LAO).
The bus route is transported by Fariñas Trans, and they have multiple trips per day with different types of buses and classes, so make sure you book one that will keep you comfortable. The price will be anywhere from PhP 1,000 (~20 USD) to PhP 2,000 (~40 USD) depending och which bus and class you choose.
As you can imagine, the flight option is the more convenient and considering the time you save it’s usually worth paying for. There is only one airline that does the route, Philippine Airlines, and a one-way ticket will cost you approximately PhP 5,000 (~100 USD) if you book it early.
The flight from Manila to Laoag with Philippine Airlines takes only 1 hour.
If you wish to go by bus you will have a 10 hours long journey ahead of you.
The direct route between Manila and Laoag is approximately 400 kilometers.
A flight ticket with Philippine Airlines from Manila to Laoag costs around PhP 5,000 (~100 USD) up to PhP 10,000 (~200 USD) depending on season and availability.
To go by bus you should expect to pay around PhP 1,000 (~20 USD) to PhP 2,000 (~40 USD) depending on the bus type and class.
Daily schedule for Manila to Laoag
|Flight Manila - Laoag ₱ 4,810–8,235 50m – 1h|
|Bus Manila - Laoag ₱ 985–1,157 9h – 12h|
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