We will write how to get from Manila to Albay by bus and flight. If you are visiting Albay Province, Legazpi is the most popular place for Mayon Volcano and also a stopover for travelers going to Sorsogon, Donsol and Ticao Island.
Manila to Albay
HOW TO GET FROM MANILA TO ALBAY BY FLIGHT
If you want to get from Manila to Albay by flight. It will be the most comfortable way. You have to ride a plane from Manila to Legazpi airport.
There are daily flights with Cebu Pacific and Philippine Airlines going from Manila to Bicol. The travel time Manila to Legazpi by flight is 1 hour and 30 minutes. And prices are around 1500-2500 PHP for one way.
LEGAZPI AIRPORT TO LEGAZPI CITY
If you want to get from Legazpi airport to Legazpi City the distance is 5 kilometers. There are public jeepneys charging 20-25 PHP per person going to city center.
If you prefer the comfort of the tricycle prices from Legazpi airport to Legazpi city are around 100-120 PHP and it will take 10-15 minutes.
Once in Legazpi City you can ride a bus or a van to different destinations like Naga, Sorsogon and Caramoan.
MANILA TO ALBAY BY BUS
If you want to get from Manila to Albay by bus. There are daily buses leaving Manila from Edsa Cubao, Araneta Cubao, Alabang, Buendia and Pasay.
BUS SCHEDULE MANILA TO ALBAY
Most of the buses are from 5 pm to 10 pm leaving from Manila to Albay Province. Just go for the closest Bus Terminal for you In Manila. But all bus companies are offering buses during the day from Edsa Cubao, Araneta Cubao, Alabang, Buendia and Pasay between 6-8 am.
Manila to Albay travel time will be around 12-14 hours. And prices go from 800-1300 PHP depending on the comfort of the bus. Regular buses can go as cheap as 800 PHP. ALl of them will get to Legazpi Central Station but they will do stops on the way. Click here to book your bus ticket in advance!
The most popular companies going to Albay Province are DLTB Co. from Cubao and Buendia. And Penafrancia Tours and Bicol Isarog leaving from EDSA Road in Cubao.
Bus Or Flight Manila to Albay Province
Obviously if you have the budget for the flight will allow you to save time. It can be so long and tiring 12 hours by bus. But if you are on a budget and you want to save your accommodation for an affordable price just go for it as we did by bus. We slept quite comfortable.
Manila to Albay By Car
If you want to get from Manila to Albay by car. It will be a long journey Manila to Albay distance is 470 kilometers and travel time can be around 10-12 hours. It can be a great idea if you rent a van traveling with your family or friends.
Where to Stay in Albay
There are a few rooms and B&Bs, Airbnb available all over Albay that cost around 1000 PHP per night. That’s just $19 USD! Most of the places are close to city center and Bus Terminal.
Hotel Venezia is located just two minutes far from the airport and provides easy access to the downtown attractions. Hotel Venezia includes a room service, a coffee shop, a family room, and meeting rooms.
Prices are starting at 3500 PHP and it’s one of the best Legazpi hotels in the list.
Address: Renaissance Gardens, Washington Drive, Cruzada, Legazpi, Philippines, 4500
THE MARISON HOTEL
The Marison Hotel is located in the heart of Legazpi City just a quick five-minute drive from the Legazpi Airport. The Marison Hotel has 118 huge and elegantly-furnished rooms one of the biggest hotels in Bicol and the biggest in Legazpi City. All guest rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV, a desk, free WiFi, and a private bathroom.
There are three dining options inside The Marison Hotel: IL Morso Italian Restaurant, The Sans Cafe & Bar and Chilo Bar for cocktails, wines, beers and non-alcoholic beverages. Prices are starting from 3800 PHP.
Address: Corner Imelda Roces Avenue, Barangay 38- Gogon, Legazpi City, Cruzada, Legazpi, Philippines, 4500
ZEN ROOMS YOUR BROTHERS HOUSE LEGAZPI
ZEN Rooms Your Brothers House Legazpi is located in the Rawis area in Mayon Tribal Village only 5 kilometers away from city center. Your Brother House with 18 rooms offers impeccable service and all the essential top-class facilities like 24-hour security, 24-hour front desk, express check-in/check-out and luggage storage.
Prices for the room starts at 1300 PHP. It’s one of the most beautiful hotels in Legazpi city.
Address: Brgy. Pawa Legazpi City Albay Philippines, Rawis, Legazpi, Philippines, 4500
MAYON LODGING HOUSE
Mayon Lodging House is located 10 kilometers far from the city center. Mayon Lodging House has 20 rooms and provides kitchen, 24-hour front desk towels, fan, air conditioning, balcony/terrace, satellite/cable TV. Prices are starting at 800 PHP for a room for two people.
Address: Pan-Philippine Highway (AH26) Purok 6 Brgy. Busay Daraga, Albay, Daraga, Legazpi, Philippines, 4105
Trip Inn is located in Oro Site area and ideal point of departure for your excursions in Legazpi. Trip Inn offers 24-hour front desk, Wi-Fi in public areas, airport transfer and safety deposit boxes. Prices are starting from 1200 PHP.
Address: F Imperial St., Oro Site, Legazpi, Philippines, 4500
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