Go Baguio! Your Complete Guide to Baguio City, Philippines

How to Get to Baguio by Land and by Air

Transportation Guide to Baguio City

Baguio City is such a popular destination in the Philippines that there are many options to get here.

By air, there is one daily flight to Baguio from the domestic airport in Manila. By land, there numerous bus trips that leave at all hours from the different terminals both from Manila and other Luzon provinces in the Philippines.

Should you be traveling by private car, please proceed to Travel Advisory: How to Get to Baguio instead.
By Airplane
Flights to Baguio are a short 45-minute trip from the airport in Metro Manila. They will take you directly to Baguio CIty's Loakan Airport which is located just about 5km from the city center. Taxi cabs are waiting to pick up passengers right outside the terminal, so getting out should not be a problem.

Sky Pasada is the carrier that now has flights to Baguio. During the Philippines' wet season (July to September), however, flights may be cancelled.  Update Oct 2012:
It seems Sky Pasada has suspended/cancelled their Manila-Baguio route.

Contact Sky Pasada at this number 632.912.3333

Manila Office
Corcel Arcade, BAC1-11,
Airport Road, Pasay City,
Philippines 1301
Telephone: (+632) 553.4795
Loakan Airport, Baguio City, Philippines
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View of the Loakan Airport in Baguio City, Philippines from the tarmac. There is usually one flight daily Manila-Baguio-Manila via a local carrier.
By Bus
From Manila & Provinces South of Baguio:
From Baguio to Northern Provinces and the Cordilleras:

  • Farinas Transit plies the route that leaves Baguio and heads for Vigan, Ilocos Sur and Laoag, Ilocos Norte.

  • Partas Transport Company has trips to Vigan and Laoag as well as to the provinces of La Union and Abra.

  • Lizardo Trans has several trips daily to the Mountain Province towns of Bontoc, Sagada & Besao, while KMS and Ohyami Trans travel to Ifugao province.

For more information regarding routes, schedules and rates, please contact these companies directly. Their telephone numbers are listed at the Baguio Directory.
Traveling to Baguio by bus is one of the most popular ways to get here. Airconditioned bus trips to Baguio leave Metro Manila every hour every day. The popular buslines are Victory Liner, Dagupan Bus Line and Philippine Rabbit. One-way bus tickets to Baguio cost about Php350-450 per person.

Travel time is about 6-7 hours because the buses usually make two stops for meals and necessities, and pick up passengers along the way when there are vacant seats. Another reason is that getting out of Metro Manila traffic alone sometimes takes one whole hour!

Luxury bus trips are now being offered by Victory Liner (De Luxe) and Genesis (JoyBus) that travel non-stop to Baguio City in 4-5 hours. These buses have their own toilet, WiFi, two TV/Video monitors, wider seats that recline fully with leg and foot rests. A stewardess serves a snack and drink. Genesis JoyBus even provides a blanket for each passenger to use during the trip. One-way tickets cost Php650-720.
Baguio Office
Laoakan Airport
Baguio City, Philippines 2600
Telephone: (+6374) 305.1633
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