Last updated on September 12th, 2022 at 05:49 pm
We will write how to get from Manila to Tarlac by bus that you can book online. It will take around 4-5 hours to get to Siesta Bus Terminal from Cubao and Pasay. Tarlac is located in Central Luzon just 130 kilometers north Manila.
BEST TIME TO VISIT TARLAC
Since the Philippines is made up of many different islands, weather conditions may vary from one city to another. If you’re traveling to Tarlac, you can expect considerably small variations to the city’s weather.
Humidity is high in the Philippines and the warmest months here are April and May. You can hit the beaches near Tarlac city during these months to cool off. Basically, January to March is the best time to visit Tarlac as this is the sunniest period of the year and is relatively cooler than other months.
HOW TO GET FROM MANILA TO TARLAC
HOW TO GET FROM MANILA TO TARLAC BY BUS
Tarlac is 130 kilometers far from Manila. There are buses leaving from Manila to Tarlac in Pasay and Cubao. The trip will take 3-5 hours depending on the traffic.
Prices are starting $5 USD which you can book online. The bus departure is every 30-45 minutes and there are buses with air conditioning and without. If you are coming from Manila by bus to Tarlac. The bus will stop by Angeles City: Dau or Marquee Mall.
The main buses companies going from Manila to Tarlac are Victory Liner and Five Stars getting to La Siesta Bus Terminal in Tarlac.
Once you arrive at La Siesta Bus Terminal you can go walking distance to city center just 10 minutes and less than 5 minutes walking distance to SM Tarlac.
HOW TO GET FROM MANILA TO TARLAC BY PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION
If you want to get from Manila to Tarlac by private transportation van or car. It will take you around 3 hours getting to Tarlac depending on the traffic leaving Manila.
HOW TO GET FROM CLARK/ANGELES CITY TO TARLAC
There are flight companies going to Clark like Cebu Pacific and Air Asia. You can get cheap flights from Singapore and Hong Kong. Also inside the Philippines there are cheap flights going to Coron and Cebu from Clark International Airport.
If you are coming from Clark International Airport. You will have to get Grab or a taxi going to DAU Bus Terminal. Once in DAU you will get the bus coming from Manila going to Tarlac.
It will 70 PHP and it will take an hour to get to Tarlac passing by San Miguel and ending in La Siesta Bus Terminal close to SM Tarlac. You can also get a bus from Marquee Mall going to Tarlac. It will cost 80 PHP.
There you have it, guys! Hope it’s useful this travel guide how to get from Manila to Tarlac. Let us know in the comments below if you have questions.
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