Philippines by Train

Trains - Tickets - Routes

A Travel Guide For Train Travel In The Philippines.

Here you will find information for the Philippines about trains, routes, tours, connections, where to buy train tickets, and more.


Useful Information

Population: 110 million

Currency: Philippine Peso

Language: Filipino, English

Capital: Manila

Country Code: +63

Time Zone: Philippine Time

Train Companies

Most of the trains in the Philippines are operated by the Philippine National Railway (PNR).

Train Tickets

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Rail Passes

There are no rail passes available for the Philippines.


Frequently Travelled Routes In The Philippines


From > To
Duration (h)
Changes Transport
Manila to Calamba 2:13 – 3:14 0-1 Train
Manila to Naga 10:50 1 Bus
Manila to Angeles City 2:00 1 Bus
Manila to a Cebu 22:00 Direct Ferry
Manila to Borocay 32:45 2 Bus & Ferry


Philippines travel routes

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Main Train Stations

  • Manila
  • Naga
  • Calamba

Good to know

Best Time To Travel To The Philippines

The best time to visit the Philippines is during the dry season for less disruption in sightseeing and fewer possibilities for the weather to affect roads and public transportation during the rainy and typhoon season. The Philipinnes is comprised of an incredible amount of islands all beautiful in their own way. There are too many amazing ones to list but here are a few to tickle your fancy: Siargao, Palawan, Dinagat, Camiguin, Cebu Island, Coron, Luzon, Calaguas Islands, Bantayan, Batan Island, El Nido. 

The Philipinnes is known for their food, night markets, adventure activities, waterfalls, wildlife and so much more. Visit beautiful lakes like Lake Taal, go scuba diving or snorkeling, go for a trek in the jungle, see the Cagayan Valley, or visit Mt Pulag National Park. You won’t be bored here that’s for sure. To top off the trip, the Filipinos love their festivals and there are plenty year-round to choose from, some of which are: Suman Festival, Boracay International Dragon Boat Festival, Flores del Mayo, MassKara, Ati-Atihan, and Sinulog

  • Rainy Season (in general): May to October*
  • Dry Season (in general): November to April

* The more south you go, the longer the rainy season.

Accommodation In The Philippines


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Guidebooks For The Philippines

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