Iloilo Bus & Land Transport Terminals, Routes & Schedules



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.

Further readings: Iloilo transportation tips, how to get to & around Iloilo, Iloilo ferries & seaports, Iloilo travel guide.

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.

Destinations Area Type
Manila Bus
Caticlan-Boracay, Kalibo Aklan Bus
Roxas City Aklan Bus, Van
Libertad via Caticlan Antique Bus, Van
Anilao, Banate, Barotac Viejo, Ajuy, Sara, Concepcion, Balasan, Batad, Lemery, San Dionisio, San Rafael, Estancia, Carles Northern Iloilo Bus, Van, Jeepney
Leganes, Pototan, New Lucena, Badiangan, Bingawan, Mina, Barotac Nuevo, Dingle, Dueñas, Passi City, San Enrique Central Iloilo Bus, 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.

Destinations Area Type
San Jose, Anini-y Antique Bus, 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.

Destinations Area Type
Oton, Tigbauan, Tubungan, Guimbal, Igbaras, Miagao, San Joaquin Southern Iloilo Jeepney

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.

Towns Area Type
Oton, Tigbauan, Tubungan, Guimbal, Igbaras, Miagao, San Joaquin Southern Iloilo Jeepney

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.

Destinations Area Type
Tapaz Capiz Bus
Pavia, Santa Barbara, Cabatuan, Maasin, Janiuay, Lambunao, Calinog, San Miguel, Leon, Alimodian Central Iloilo Minibus, 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.

Towns Area Type
San Miguel, Leon, Alimodian Central Iloilo Van, 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.

Towns Area Type
Dumangas Central Iloilo Van

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.

Origin Destination Type Operators Travel Time (est.) Schedule Fare
Tagbak Manila (Cubao, Pasay) RORO Bus Philtranco 18 hours 4 times daily PHP623.70 (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.

Origin Destination Type Operators Travel Time (est.)
Tagbak Caticlan Bus Ceres 4 to 5 hours
Tagbak Caticlan Van 4.5 hours
Tagbak Kalibo Bus Ceres 3 to 3.5 hours
Tagbak Kalibo Van 2.5 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.

Origin Destination Type Operators Travel Time (est.)
Tagbak Roxas Bus Ceres 3 hours
Tagbak Roxas Van 2 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.

Origin Destination Type Operators Travel Time (est.)
Molo San Jose Bus Ceres  2 to 3 hours
Molo San Jose Van 2 hours
Molo Anini-y Bus 2 hours
Molo Anini-y Van 1.5 hours

Contact Details

Philtranco

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

Ceres Liner

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

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