Iloilo Land Transport – Bus, Jeepney, Van, Shuttle Guide

Iloilo Land Transport – Bus, Jeepney, Van, Shuttle 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 even Mindanao by taking the RORO ferry and road network along the West Philippines Nautical Highway, which passes through Iloilo City.

Land 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.

Tagbak Terminal — The largest land terminal in Iloilo and a popular transit point for Boracay-bound tourists. It serves buses and shuttle vans bound for Manila, Aklan, Capiz, and Antique. Buses, jeepneys, and shuttle vans to Central and Northern Iloilo towns are also stationed at Tagbak Terminal. It is located along McArthur Highway in Jaro, Iloilo City and can be reached by taxi or jeepney through these routes: Jaro Liko Tagbak, Leganes Hi-way SM City, Leganes Lapaz.

DestinationsAreaType
ManilaBus
Caticlan-Boracay, KaliboAklanBus
Roxas CityAklanBus, Van
Libertad via CaticlanAntiqueBus, Van
Anilao, Banate, Barotac Viejo, Ajuy, Sara, Concepcion, Balasan, Batad, Lemery, San Dionisio, San Rafael, Estancia, CarlesNorthern IloiloBus, Van, Jeepney
Leganes, Pototan, New Lucena, Badiangan, Bingawan, Mina, Barotac Nuevo, Dingle, Dueñas, Passi City, San EnriqueCentral IloiloBus, Van, Jeepney

Molo Terminal — Serves buses and vans bound for San Jose and Anini-y in Antique province. It is located along San Pedro Street in Molo, Iloilo City and can be reached by taxi or jeepney through these routes: Villa Arevalo, Molo Mandurriao.

DestinationsAreaType
San Jose, Anini-yAntiqueBus, Van

Mohon Terminal — Serves jeepneys bound for Southern Iloilo towns. Mohon Terminal is located along Osmeña Street near the boundary of Villa Arevalo, Iloilo City and Oton and can be reached by taxi or jeepney through these routes: Villa Arevalo, Oton.

DestinationsAreaType
Oton, Tigbauan, Tubungan, Guimbal, Igbaras, Miagao, San JoaquinSouthern IloiloJeepney

Iloilo Terminal Market — Serves jeepneys bound for Southern Iloilo towns. They are stationed along the De Leon Street side of the Iloilo Terminal Market, which can be found near Robinsons Place Iloilo shopping mall, in Iloilo City Proper. Commuters can also ride these jeepneys from the jeepney stop near Iloilo Supermarket Molo in Molo District Plaza.

TownsAreaType
Oton, Tigbauan, Tubungan, Guimbal, Igbaras, Miagao, San JoaquinSouthern IloiloJeepney

Ungka Terminal & Pavia People’s Terminal — Serves jeepneys and vans bound for Central Iloilo towns and Tapaz in Capiz. Both terminals are located near the boundary of Jaro, Iloilo City and Pavia and can be reached by taxi or jeepney through these routes: Jaro CPU Ungka, Pavia Hi-way, Santa Barbara Hi-way.

DestinationsAreaType
TapazCapizBus
Pavia, Santa Barbara, Cabatuan, Maasin, Janiuay, Lambunao, Calinog, San Miguel, Leon, AlimodianCentral IloiloMinibus, Van, Jeepney

Hibao-an Terminal & Jaro Big Market — Serves jeepneys bound for “ALEOSAN” towns in Central Iloilo. It is located at the Jaro Big Market and can be reached by taxi or jeepney through these routes: Jaro Liko, Jaro Mandurriao.

TownsAreaType
San Miguel, Leon, AlimodianCentral IloiloVan, Jeepney

Baldoza Terminal — Serves vans bound for Dumangas. It is located along Baldoza Street in Lapaz, Iloilo City and can be reached by taxi or jeepneys through these routes: Lapaz.

TownsAreaType
DumangasCentral IloiloVan

From transportation tips from or to the Iloilo International Airport, go to our Iloilo Airport Guide.

Bus, Van, and Jeepney Routes

Luzon Routes

Iloilo to Manila — 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.

OriginDestinationTypeOperatorsTravel Time (est.)ScheduleFare
TagbakManila (Cubao, Pasay)RORO BusPhiltranco18 hours4 times dailyPHP623.70 (NAC); PHP762.3 (AC)

Panay Routes (excluding Iloilo)

Iloilo to Boracay and Kalibo in Aklan — 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. Bus rides to Kalibo from Tagbak Terminal take around 3 hours, while travel time to Caticlan takes around 4-5 hours. All Caticlan-bound buses also pass through Kalibo.

OriginDestinationTypeOperatorsTravel Time (est.)
TagbakCaticlanBusCeres4 to 5 hours
TagbakCaticlanVan4.5 hours
TagbakKaliboBusCeres3 to 3.5 hours
TagbakKaliboVan2.5 to 3 hours

Iloilo to Roxas City in Capiz — Roxas City is around 2 to 3 hours away from Iloilo City. Buses and vans to Roxas City are stationed at Tagbak Terminal.

OriginDestinationTypeOperatorsTravel Time (est.)
TagbakRoxasBusCeres3 hours
TagbakRoxasVan2 hours

Iloilo to San Jose and Anini-y in Antique — San Jose, Antique is around 2 hours away from Iloilo City, while travel time to Anini-y takes around 1.5 to 2 hours. All vans and buses to Southern Antique are stationed at Molo Terminal.

OriginDestinationTypeOperatorsTravel Time (est.)
MoloSan JoseBusCeres 2 to 3 hours
MoloSan JoseVan2 hours
MoloAnini-yBus2 hours
MoloAnini-yVan1.5 hours

Contact Details

Philtranco

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

Ceres Liner

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

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