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Taxi or Private Car - Clark airport to Manila, cost?

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Taxi or Private Car - Clark airport to Manila, cost?

Hi,

I am a solo female traveller would like to catch a taxi or private car direct from Clark Airport (arrive 10.30am) to The Bayleaf Hotel Intramuros, Manila.

I have researched a considerable amount on TA, but can't seem to find a rough estimate on the cost for this trip.

Many thanks in advance.

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1. Re: Taxi or Private Car - Clark airport to Manila, cost?

If it is direct from the airport, if my memory do not fail me, it should cost around P2000 and P3000.

If you are adventurous enough, take a taxi to Dau terminal. Outside Jollibee, there may be taxi there waiting for customer. Sometimes they are willing to drive you to Manila for as low as P800, depending on your negotiation skill.

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2. Re: Taxi or Private Car - Clark airport to Manila, cost?

Most convenient option is the Philtranco Bus or search for drivers on this forum who may be able to confirm a price and availability.

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3. Re: Taxi or Private Car - Clark airport to Manila, cost?

It will cost you Php2,500 + 200 toll fees. As said by tommomelbourne, you could ride a Philtranco bus from Clark Airport for Php450 then taxi to Bayleaf (about Php250).

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4. Re: Taxi or Private Car - Clark airport to Manila, cost?

@ Leisa,

Bayleaf Intramuros is away from the bus terminus in Manila. Hence while going by bus is much cheaper, it also involves some travel in Manila and hence some extra time (by taxi if you would prefer a convenient way, or train and trike if you don't have baggage and are too concerned about the cost)

Undoubtedly you must have travelled earlier to Asia, to know that taking a train, bus or taxi here is a wee bit more tedious than doing the same in a Australia.

1) The easiest way that I would advocate is taking a taxi from Clark airport to Bayleaf. It will cost you about 3000 - 3500 pesos (While you could have bargained this elsewhere, You cannot at Clark as there simply is no other choice, and hence taxi drivers do not buckle). This includes toll etc. (Actually the toll comes to about 500 pesos one way, so total 1000 pesos)

2) The second way (applicable only if you arrive by Air Asia) is to take a Genesis or Phil tranco air con bus - direct from Clark airport to Manila (SM mall and then the Pasay terminal)

3) The third way is - take an air con jeep from Clark airport to Dau bus terminus (as you exit the airport, turn right, along the footpath, there is a shaded walkway where the above buses and air con jeepney wait. Details here - …blogspot.com/2012/07/camping-in-hundred-isl… on the Dau Clark Angeles FAQ page ) . Jeep costs 100 pesos.

From Dau bus terminus, there is a plethora of buses goign to Cubao and Pasay. Just take one of these air con buses (Victory liner, Philippine rabbit, Five star... so many companies). Bus costs about 180 pesos.

If doing so, you can either disembark at the last stop and take a taxi to Bay leaf (expect to pay about 100 - 150pesos. Does not matter what a local would pay. ou are a tourist so you get the bonus unofficial tourist rate. he he) or (if you dont have any bags), get down at Balintawak MRT station, take a MRT to Intramuros, thence take a trike. However, I would not advocate this if you arrive at night (the trike stand is a bit dingy)

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5. Re: Taxi or Private Car - Clark airport to Manila, cost?

tolls are not 500 TO manila

Philtranco is easiest, but we always go to Dau hoping there is a tax there and yes, we have paid often 800 includes tolls etc.

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6. Re: Taxi or Private Car - Clark airport to Manila, cost?

<<<Actually the toll comes to about 500 pesos one way, so total 1000 pesos>>>

-Unless the taxi is as big as a bus the toll would not even reach Php250 one-way or Php500 rountrip.

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8. Re: Taxi or Private Car - Clark airport to Manila, cost?

here you go

http://www.mntc.com/nlex/tolltable-class1.htm

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