Just five to six hours away from Manila is Baler, the capital of the province of Aurora and a popular surfing destination in Luzon. Despite its proximity to Metropolis, much of Baler remains quaint and pristine. But Baler is more than just its swells and breaks, it is now fast becoming a tourist hotspot because of its natural wonders, historic spots and other attractions.
For those with their own car, Baler is an easy five-hour ride from Cubao via Cabanatuan City. But for those taking the public transportation, here is the schedule of buses to Baler.
Cubao to Baler Direct Bus Schedule
- 7:30 AM – Genesis Regular Aircon Bus
- 9:00 AM – Genesis Regular Aircon Bus
- 11:00 AM – Genesis Regular Aircon Bus
- 1:00 PM – JoyBus Deluxe
- 2:30 PM – JoyBus Deluxe
You can also book your bus or private transfer from Cubao to Baler or vice versa below:
Baler to Cubao Bus Schedule
- 2:00 AM – JoyBus Deluxe
- 4:30 AM – JoyBus Deluxe
- 6:00 AM – Genesis Regular Aircon Bus
Cabanatuan to Baler
Another alternative of going to Baler is via Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija. There are buses from Pasay, Avenida, Cubao and Caloocan to Cabanatuan daily including Genesis Transport, Five Star Bus, Baliwag Transit and ES Transport. Travel time is approximately three (3) hours.
Buses from Metro Manila stop at Cabanatuan Central Terminal where the vans and buses to Baler are also stationed. Genesis Transport and Maria Aurora Bus Line have air conditioned bus trip to Baler from here with the earliest bus at around 5AM, travel time is approximately four (4) hours. There are also non-airconditioned buses at the terminal, they are slower yet cheaper. Meanwhile, there are vans from as early as 4AM to as late as 6PM, they depart when they are full, travel time is faster at three (3) hours and fare is P220.
You can book your bus from Manila to Cabanatuan or vice versa below:
Baler Bus Fare
Cubao to Baler and Vice Versa
- Regular Aircon: P590
- JoyBus Deluxe: P850
*PWD, Student and Senior Citizens Discounts are available
Manila – Cabanatuan – Baler and Vice Versa
- Manila to Cabanatuan and Vice Versa
- Bus Fare: P240
- Cabanatuan to Baler and Vice Versa
- Bus Fare: P280
- Van: P270