Baguio City is one of the top tourism destination in Luzon. It is located ~250 kilometers from Metro Manila at a 1,450 meter above sea level elevation. With it’s high altitude Baguio City is called the Summer Capital of the Philippines . It is a favorite travel destination for local, and foreign tourist with its cool weather, and for the famous flower festival, Panagbenga Festival. It is no wonder that how to get to Baguio City is easy thanks to several bus transport companies in Metro Manila and other provinces.
There use to be local flights in and out of the city but it has been indefinitely discontinued. The best way to get to Baguio City is public transport, or with private vehicles.
HOW TO GET TO BAGUIO CITY BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT:
Victory Liner Trip Rates:
Victory Liner runs a 24H transport service from Manila to Baguio, and vice versa. The buses intervals is every hour from their Pasay, Cubao, and Caloocan bus terminals.
HOW TO GET TO BAGUIO CITY BY PRIVATE VEHICLE:
How easy it is to now drive to Baguio City using navigation apps. I suggest you either use Google maps, or Waze if your private vehicle does not already have a built-in navigation system. But in case you need help at this area, here is a rough guide to get you to Baguio City.
- Take the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) and take Exit 85 to get to SCTEX.
- Drive via SCTEX take the Tarlac Exit (left turn) to Mac Aurthur Highway which takes you to Rosario, La Union
- Drive through Tarlac and Pangasinan Province without taking any turns.
- At the Rosario Junction, take Kenon Road (right turn) or Marcos highway (right turn but about 500 meters further), and drive to Baguio City.
Terminal Guide: https://www.victoryliner.com/TerminalGuide.aspx