Iloilo Jeepney and Bus Guide

Iloilo Jeepney and Bus Guide

Iloilo City is a transportation hub in Western Visayas. Commuters are assured of safe and convenient travel within Iloilo and nearby provinces. Daily buses, jeepneys, shuttle vans, and ferries provide easy access to tourist destinations in Panay and nearby islands such as Boracay and Guimaras.

Travelers can even go as far as Manila, other areas of Luzon, or Mindanao by taking the RORO ferry and road network along the West Philippines Nautical Highway, which passes through Iloilo City.

Iloilo Terminals

Several land terminals in Iloilo City offer transport options within Iloilo and other destinations in Panay Island. Here is a quick overview of terminals in Iloilo and their corresponding destinations.

TerminalDestination/s
Tagbak TerminalManila
Caticlan (Boracay), Kalibo, and Aklan Province
Roxas City and Capiz Province
Libertad, Antique
Northern Iloilo towns: Anilao, Banate, Barotac Viejo, Ajuy, Sara, Concepcion, Balasan, Batad, Lemery, San Dionisio, San Rafael, Estancia, Carles
Central Iloilo towns: Leganes, Zarraga, Dumangas, Pototan, New Lucena, Badiangan, Bingawan, Mina, Barotac Nuevo, Dingle, Dueñas, Passi City, San Enrique
Molo TerminalSan Jose, Anini-y and Antique province
Mohon Terminal and Iloilo Terminal MarketOton, Tigbauan, Tubungan, Guimbal, Igbaras, Miagao, San Joaquin
Ungka and Pavia People’s TerminalPavia, Santa Barbara, Cabatuan, Maasin, Janiuay, Lambunao, Calinog, San Miguel, Leon, Alimodian
Hibao-an Terminal, Jaro Big MarketSan Miguel, Leon, Alimodian
Baldoza TerminalDumangas

Map of land transport terminals in Iloilo City

Tagbak Terminal

Located along McArthur Highway in Jaro district, Tagbak Terminal is a popular transit point for Boracay-bound tourists. Buses that go to Manila, Kalibo, Roxas City, and towns in Central and Northern Iloilo province are also stationed there.

Iloilo to Manila Bus

Several Manila-bound buses depart from Tagbak Terminal daily. These buses go aboard RORO (roll-on roll-off) ferries to complete the land and sea commute, which usually lasts 18 hours.

The first leg of the trip is the bus ride from Iloilo City to Caticlan Jetty Port. Then, the bus transfers to a RORO ferry for the sea crossing to Roxas port in Mindoro Island. The land journey continues from Roxas to Calapan Port, followed by another RORO ferry crossing to Batangas Port in Luzon Island. The last leg of the journey takes passengers from Batangas to Metro Manila.

Bus companyManila TerminalManila DepartureFare
PhiltrancoCubao11:00amP1400+
Pasay10:00am
CeresCubao8:00am every 30minutes thereafter; 2:00pm Last trip
Pasay3:30am (NAC), 5:30am (AC via Tapaz), 7:00 am (AC via Central Line), 9:30am (NAC via Central Line)
Last updated on 2011

Fares and schedules posted may change without prior notice. For inquiry and confirmation, contact the transport operators directly. Contact details to popular transport companies are located on the bottom of this page.

Iloilo to Boracay and Aklan Province

Boracay is approximately five hours away from Iloilo City. To get to Boracay from Tagbak Terminal, ride a bus to Caticlan, Aklan. The bus route terminates at Caticlan Jetty Port, which is a mere 10 minute ferry ride from Boracay Island.

Buses to Kalibo, Aklan from Tagbak Terminal take 3 hours. All Caticlan-bound buses also pass through Kalibo.

DestinationTransportTravel timeScheduleFare
CaticlanBus (Ceres), Van5.5 hoursAt least one every hour; First trip: 3am; Last trip: 1pmP336 (AC), P274 (NAC)
Buruanga via CaticlanBusDepartures at 2:30am, 3:15am, 4:25pm
Roxas CityBus, Van2 hoursEvery 20 minutes; First trip: 3:45am; Last trip: 6:30pmP142 (AC)
Last updated on 2011

Tagbak, Iloilo City to Iloilo towns

DestinationFare
Northern Iloilo: Ceres Bus, HPQ Bus, Van
AnilaoP54 (AC)
Barotac NuevoP74 (AC)
BanateP67 (AC)
Barotac ViejoP73 (AC)
Culasi, AjuyP98 (AC)
AjuyP115 (AC)
SaraP128 (AC)
BatadP158 (AC)
ConcepcionP110 (NAC)
BalasanP168 (AC)
EstanciaP171 (AC)
CarlesP185 (AC)
East Central Iloilo
LeganesP7 (Jeep)
ZarragaP9 (Jeep)
DingleP31 (Jeep)
PototanP23 (NAC)
Barotac NuevoP24 (NAC)
Last updated on 2011

How to Get to Tagbak Terminal

Taxi fare from Iloilo City Proper is approx. P150. Commuters can ride a Leganes jeepney from Jalandoni St.-Diversion Road intersection (across SM City Iloilo) in Mandurriao District or Jaro Liko Tagbak jeepneys, which pass by Jaro Plaza or Bonifacio Drive (fronting the Iloilo Provincial Capitol) in the city proper.

Iloilo Airport to Tagbak Terminal

Taking the taxi between the Iloilo Airport and Tagbak Terminal is expensive. Taxi drivers usually ask for a fixed price of P400 to P500. The cheaper alternative is to take the airport shuttle to SM City Iloilo first (P50 fare) and then flag a taxi from there (P100+ taxi fare).

Read more transportation tips at our Iloilo Airport Guide.

Molo Terminal

Molo Terminal serves buses and vans bound for Antique province. The terminal is located along M.H. del Pilar St, in Molo District, Iloilo City.

Commuters can get to Mohon Terminal by riding a Villa/Arevalo jeep along General Luna St, City Proper.

DestinationDistanceTravel timeScheduleFare
Iloilo to Pandan via San Jose
HamticEvery 30 minutes; First trip –  5:00am; Last trip – 6:30pmP115 (NAC)
San JoseP124 (NAC), P135 (van)
BelisonP143 (NAC)
PatnongonP156 (NAC)
BugasongP180 (NAC)
Laua-anP195 (NAC)
BarbazaP203 (NAC)
TibiaoP220 (NAC)
CulasiP243 (NAC)
SebasteP268 (NAC)
PandanP288 (NAC)
Iloilo to Dao Bus (via Anini-y)
Lawigan, San Joaquin
  • Mon to Thu and Sun – 7:00am, 12:30pm, 4:00pm
  • Fri – 7:00am,12:30pm, 2:30pm, 4:30pm
  • Sat – 7:00am,12:00nn, 2:00pm, 4:00pm
P80
Anini-y P95
Dao 120
Last updated on 2011

Mohon Terminal and Iloilo Terminal Market

Mohon Terminal serves jeepneys bound for Southern Iloilo towns. The terminal is located at the boundary of Arevalo, Iloilo City and Oton town.

Commuters can get to the Mohon Terminal by riding an Oton jeep at M.H. del Pilar St, Molo District or the intersection of Infante-General Luna Sts (better known as “stoplight”).

Passengers could also ride the southbound jeepneys at the Iloilo Terminal Market (better known as “super”) in Downtown Iloilo City (near Robinsons Place) or the jeepney stop near Iloilo Supermarket Molo in Molo District Plaza.

DestinationFare
Southern Iloilo towns
Villa / ArevaloP7
OtonP7
TigbauanP16
GuimbalP22
Brgy. Santa Rosa, Guimbal (crossing to Igbaras)P24
MiagaoP34
San JoaquinP47
Last updated on 2011

Ungka Terminal

Ungka Terminal serves jeepneys and commuter vans bound for Central Iloilo towns and Tapaz, Capiz. The terminal is located at the boundary of Jaro, Iloilo City and Pavia town.

To get to Ungka Terminal, ride a “Jaro CPU Ungka” from Jaro Plaza or along Iznart Street in downtown Iloilo City.

DestinationFare
West Central Iloilo towns
Pavia P7
Santa Barbara (bypass road)P11
CabatuanP19
JaniuayP28
Iloilo to Tapaz, Capiz
Brgy. Gines, LambunaoP61
CalinogP68
TapazP96
Last updated on 2011

Contact Details

Philtranco

  • Traveler’s Lounge, SM City, Mandurriao, Iloilo City
  • Tel. No.: (033) 320-3660
  • website: http://www.philtranco.com.ph/philtranco-about-us.php

Ceres Liner

  • Tagbak, Jaro, Iloilo City
  • Tel. No.: (033) 329-1223 / 321-2371