The cheapest way from Manila to Subic is by bus for $6 USD you can book online and it will take around 3 hours.
WHERE TO STAY IN THE PHILIPPINES
You can get accommodation starting from 800-1000 PHP (less than $20 USD) for a room in a guesthouse. Can you imagine if you are two of you traveling in the Philippines, it will be $10 USD each. Read here where to stay in Subic!
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If you want to get from Manila to Subic by bus. There are buses going from Cubao, Pasay, Caloocan bus terminals going to Olongapo with Victory Liner air conditioned and wifi on board.
The bus fare from Manila to Subic is $6 USD you can book online. Buses leave every 30 minutes. The travel time from Manila to Subic will take 3-4 hours depending on the traffic in Manila.
Once in Olangapo Bus Terminal, you can move around by jeepney, taxi or tricycle depending where are you going to in Subic area. If you want to go to Subic by jeepney from Olongapo ride the jeepney until SM City Olongapo Mall and from there you can go walking to Subic free port area or take a taxi if you have so much luggage.
By Private Car from Manila to Subic (Best Way)
If you are getting from Manila to Subic by private car. The distance from Manila to Subic is around 167 kilometers. And from Manila to Subic travel time will take you 2-3 hours depending on the traffic or the area in Manila that you are coming from. If you are coming from Cubao it will take less time than coming from Pasay.
How to get to Subic from Clark by Bus
If you are coming from Clark International Airport you just need to reach Dau Bus Terminal and you have two options to get to Subic. A minivan is leaving every hour or so (when it’s full) to Subic and they will drop you at the Harbor Point Mall in Subic. The fare is 130 PHP per person and it will take one hour.
If you want to get to Subic by bus from Clark from Dau Station, you have to go to Olongapo city. The fare is 140 PHP and it will take almost an hour and a half to reach Olongapo. Once in Olongapo you have to get a jeepney to SM Olongapo where you can walk to Subic Freeport zone.
Getting Subic from Clark Airport
Since there is P2P bus service from Clark Airport we have to add other options to get to Subic from Clark. For 250 PHP you can go from Clark Airport to Subic with the P2P. Buses are coming almost every hour during the day and expect 2-3 hours waiting time at night.
Transportation Around Subic
If you are staying around Subic Freeport zone you can go walking distance to most of the places. There are also taxis to move around Subic. If you want to get a jeepney you have to walk 10 minutes to SM Olongapo and you can get transportation to move around the area.
Jeepneys costs around 10 PHP and taxis are affordable since there aren’t big distances in Subic. There are also a few jeepneys leaving near Jollybee close to Harbor Point Mall to different points of Subic if you prefer public transportation. And it cost between 10-20 PHP depending on the distance.
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