Transportation


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Bus Ride to Virac

Numerous bus lines operate air-conditioned buses from Manila to Tabaco, Albay, with trips running from 9 to 10 hours. From the seaport of Tabaco, hop-in either on MV Calixta III, MV Calixta II, MV Penafrancia or MV Star Ferry to reach the island of Catanduanes via Virac or San Andres seaport.

Another option is to take RSL bus from Manila to Catanduanes which has ticketing station at Cubao (infront of Ali Mall) and pick-up station at Alabang South Terminal(in front of Festival Mall) or Ermita (Ground Floor, Trade Center, Padre Faura St.)

RSL Executive and TAWTRASCO bus departs Cubao to Catanduanes at 5:30 PM. From Tabaco, both buses board MV Calixta II which docks at San Andres port. The bus ferries its passengers to the capital town of Virac.

Flights to Virac

It's barely a week to go before holy week and possibly, many are anticipating for a brief vacation. There are already three airlines available from Manila to Virac vice versa. These are the Philippine Airlines, Cebu Pacific and Zest Airways (formerly Asian Spirit).

Cebu Air, Inc., operating as Cebu Pacific Air, is Asia's third-largest low-cost airline based in Pasay City, Metro Manila, the Philippines. It offers scheduled flights to both domestic and international destinations. Cebu Pacific Air is currently the country's leading domestic carrier, serving the most domestic destinations with the largest number flights and routes, and equipped with the youngest fleet. Its main base is Ninoy Aquino International Airport, Manila, with another hub at Mactan-Cebu International Airport, Francisco Bangoy International Airport and Diosdado Macapagal International Airport.