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How to get from La Union to Vigan

Last updated on January 28th, 2023 at 01:40 pm

How to get from La Union to Vigan

La Union is one of the most popular spots for surfers and getaways from Manila. And Vigan is one of the most popular places to visit in Ilocos. We will write in this blog post how to get from La Union to Vigan. You can combine them in the same trip beach and city destination. Read here 3 Days La Union itinerary and 2 Days Vigan itinerary!

We already wrote in our blog a full travel guide, top San Juan La Union Resorts, restaurants in La Union and best places to stay!

Read here things to do in Vigan. Ilocos Norte tourist spots and Ilocos Sur tourist spots!

Read here our full Hundred islands Travel Guide, best Pangasinan tourist spots and how to get from Baguio to Vigan

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You can get accommodation starting from 800-1000 PHP (less than $20 USD) for a room in a guesthouse. Can you imagen if you are two of you traveling in the Philippines, it will be $10 USD each.

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BEST TIME TO VISIT LA UNION

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La Union has two kinds of seasons- the dry season from November to April and the wet season from May to October. The best time to visit La Union is during dry season. Especially from December to February when temperatures are much cooler and touring will most likely not be interrupted by rains and will not be really hot going around.

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How to get from La Union to Vigan

How to get from La Union to Vigan by Bus

If you want to get from La Union to Vigan. It will take a 2 hours and a half bus ride that costs around 250 PHP. There are hourly bus rides from San Fernando and La Union. From La Union to San Fernando you can ride a jeepney cheaper than a tricycle to get the bus going to Vigan. There are buses from Partas coming from Manila and Clark going to Laoag and Vigan that will stop in La Union and San Fernando.

Once you get to Vigan Bus station you can go walking distance 10 minutes to Vigan Plaza where you can start your tour around the city. The bus station is quite close to city center since Vigan is so small.

Read here how to get from Laoag to Vigan!

How to get from La Union to Vigan by Private Transportation

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If you want to get from La Union to Vigan by car or van. It can take around 2 hours to get there. There are a few spots where you can stop on the way to take pictures if you aren’t in a hurry before Vigan.

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Hope it’s useful this mini travel guide how to get from La Union to Vigan. You can’t miss these tourist spots in Luzon in your next trip. Let us know in the comments below if you have questions.

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Happy travels!

Ruben Arribas is the co-founder of Gamintraveler and a Spanish traveler who has traveled to more than 100 countries around the world. He is now a full-time digital nomad.

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