How to get to from Manila to Laoag, Ilocos Norte

Last updated on May 13th, 2020 at 04:58 pm

How to get to Laoag

Laoag is a 3rd class component city and capital of the province of Ilocos Norte, Philippines. We already wrote all the things to do in Laoag. Today we will let you know how to get from Manila to Laoag, Clark, Baguio and Vigan prices and schedule. So you will be ready for your next trip in Ilocos. Read here Bangui Windmills Ilocos Norte.

Read here things to do in Pagudpud and things to do in Vigan!

Read here Ilocos itinerary and hotels in Laoag!

Best Time to visit Laoag

The best time to visit Laoag is October to December since is the chilliest time to visit Laoag. From March to July is the peak season in Laoag if you want to avoid the crowd maybe it will be great option going August and September when is the rainy season.

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How to get from Manila to Laoag

How to get from Manila to Laoag by Flight

Laoag International Airport is the main airport of Laoag, the capital city of the province of Ilocos Norte in the Philippines. It is the only airport in Ilocos Norte and is the northernmost international airport in the Philippines by geographical location.

If you are coming from Manila to Laoag by flight. A flight from Manila to Laoag will take an hour. There are 9 flights weekly that are available.

How to get from Manila to Laoag by Bus

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If you want to get from Manila to Laoag by bus. It will take 10 hours trip. Buses like Fariñas Trans and Partas Bus has direct routes from Manila to Laoag. Fare can costs 900 PHP for one way. The best way is taking the night bus 8 pm and 10 pm but there are a few buses during the day. Keep reading below to check Manila to Laoag schedule and Manila to Laoag fare.

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How to get to Laoag by bus from Clark

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If you want to get to Laoag from Clark in Pampanga. Youwill have to ride a jeepney going to Dau Bus Terminal.  Once in Dau Terminal, transfer or look for a bus going to Laoag. There are buses coming from Manila stopping in Dau Terminal. Travel time can take up to 7-8 hours.

We chose this option for traveling from Angeles City to Laoag. It took us 7 hours and the fare was 740 PHP each. The bus from Fariñas Trans was so comfortable and we enjoyed wifi the whole trip.

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How to get to Laoag from Baguio

If you want to get to Laoag from Baguio there are few daily buses and vans from Baguio City Bus Terminal to Laoag. Travel time is around 4 hours and the fare ranges from 500 PHP.

How to get to Laoag from Vigan

If you want to get to Laoag from Vigan is only an hour and a half away bus ride. There are a few daily buses going to and from the two places for no more than 100 PHP for one trip.

Read here how to get from Laoag to Vigan!

Where to Stay in Laoag


Casa Felipa provides rooms with air conditioning and a private bathroom in Laoag. The property has a garden, as well as a terrace. The property has a 24-hour front desk and free WiFi is available. Guest rooms at the hotel are equipped with a seating area. All rooms feature a desk. Room rate starts at 1090 PHP a night.

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Pamulinawen Hotel is located in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte. Providing free Wi-Fi in public areas, it also has an outdoor pool and free parking. The front desk operates 24 hours. Air-conditioned rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV and fridge. Suites come with a separate living room. Private bathrooms have either a bathtub or shower facilities. Room rate starts at 3600 PHP a night.

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Located in Laoag, Universal Suite provides accommodations within 14.5 km of Paoay Sand Dunes. Complimentary WiFi is featured. All units feature air conditioning and a flat-screen TV. There’s a fully equipped private bathroom with bidet and free toiletries. A continental breakfast is served at the property. The in-house restaurant specializes in International cuisine. A car rental service is available at the bed and breakfast. Room rate starts at 1100 PHP a night.

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This hotel offers air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi and an outdoor swimming pool. Local and international dishes are served at Ayuyang Restaurant. Rooms with tiled flooring and a balcony are equipped with cable TV, mini refrigerator and private bathroom with shower. Select rooms offer a bath. Relaxation options at Plaza del Norte Hotel and Convention Center include massage and spa therapies. Other facilities include a 24-hour front desk and chapel. An airport transfer service is available at a charge. Laoag International Airport is a 15-minute drive away. Room can costs up to 3200 PHP a night.

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Ruben Arribas is a Spanish traveler who has traveled more than 70+ countries around the world. Now based in the Philippines!

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