Getting To Batangas City
When traveling to most parts of the Philippines, it all starts in Manila, an international getaway city and one of Asia’s premier cities. The fastest way to get to Manila is by air. The best way is through the NAIA (Ninoy Aquino International Airport) in Manila for international travelers and for local travelers from Visayas or Mindanao.
The NAIA is served by more than 30 airlines, which fly to different cities throughout the world. The NAIA in Manila has sufficient resources such as duty-free centers, tourist information counters, car rentals, banks and ATMs, foreign exchange facilities, chartered flight services, travel agency, and baggage deposit area.
From NAIA, participants can hire a taxi to get to almost anywhere in Luzon. Accredited metered taxi in the airport area has a flag-down rate of Php 70.00. The nearest Batangas Bus Station from NAIA is at Buendia Area. To hire a cab from NAIA to Batangas City, participants may pay Php 2,200.00 to Php 2,800.00 (excluding two-way toll fees).
Participants coming from different parts of the country can easily get to Batangas via different bus stations located at various places in Metro Manila. Click here to see commuting routes from different parts of Metro Manila.
- From Caloocan to Batangas
- From Las Pinas to Batangas
- From Makati to Batangas
- From Mandaluyong/Pasig to Batangas
- From Manila to Batangas
- From Parañaque/Pasay to Batangas
- From Quezon City to Batangas
- From Taguig to Batangas
All buses terminate at Batangas Grand Terminal. Two jeepney routes are available that circle the city proper: Alangilan – Batangas route or Balagtas – Batangas route.
Travelling within Batangas
The jeepney is the everyday public transport used in Batangas. It is the cheapest and most convenient vehicle used by most Batangueños in traveling from one place to another. From the nearby hotels, you may take the jeepneys with the route: Alangilan – Batangas, Balagtas – Batangas (yellow banner) or Capitolio – Batangas (white banner). These jeepneys circle the Batangas City town proper.
Getting to the Conference Venue
For the convenience of the participants, designated vehicles will pick-up participants from nearby hotels. Depending on traffic conditions, travel time from the hotels to the venue is around 15 to 20 minutes by jeepney, just take any of the above routes and alight at Batangas State University Main Campus I.