11 – 13 hours = travel time for a complete trip to Sagada from Manila400 pesos = average bus fare Manila to Baguio
220 pesos = bus fare Baguio to Sagada
430 pesos = average bus fare Manila – Banaue
150 pesos = jeepney fare Banaue – Bontoc
45 pesos = jeepney fare Bontoc – Sagada
650 pesos = bus fare Manila – Bontoc
800 pesos, no matter where, no mater what route you will be using when getting to Sagada, 800 is a safe estimate for your 1 way travel to Sagada from manila, foods included.
There are 3 ways to get to Sagada from Manila.
1. Manila – Baguio(6hrs)(bus) – Sagada(6hrs)(bus, non air conditioned)
2. Manila – Banaue(9hrs)(bus) – Bontoc(2.5hrs) (jeepney) – Sagada(45 min) (jeepney)
Manila – Baguio = buses have 24 hour schedules.
*Note: best time to start travel for Baguio is 11pm or 12 mid just in time to catch the earliest bus trip for Sagada from Baguio.
Baguio – Sagada = there is only one bus line getting to Sagada (GL or Lizardo) however, there are 7 scheduled buses where the earliest trip is 6am until 1pm.
Manila – Banaue = there are two bus companies going to Banaue, both schedules 1 trip per day. Time of travel is around 10 pm.
Banaue – Bontoc = since there are no direct trips to Sagada from Banaue using the public transport, the only option is to drop by at Bontoc. Take a 45 minute jeepney ride to Sagada.
Manila – Bontoc = this coaster type bus has a single trip schedule per day. It starts 8:30 pm for Bontoc. From there, jeepneys are readily available for Sagada.
Those who are coming from Pampanga
Head for the DAU bus station:
Pampanga – Baguio = ?
Baguio – Sagada =
Coming from Ilocos
Ilocos – Baguio = ?
Baguio – Sagada =?
From Nueva Vizcaya
Nueva Vizcaya – (2hrs) Banaue
Banaue – Bontoc – Sagada