Travel Guide to Anilao, Batangas

How to Get to Anilao

Whether you choose to come solely to Anilao or include it as part of a larger itinerary, most visitors to Batangas travel to Anilao. Travelling from Manila to Batangas is almost a 3-hour drive, you can hit the road running when you touch down on the Airport straight to Anilao’s Diving Havens.

  1. To get there from Manila via public transport, catch a Batangas City bound bus in Buendia/Cubao (Jam Liner, Tritran, etc) and get off at Batangas City Bus Terminal (~P170).

Jam Terminal Cubao

Buses bound to Batangas City leave Buendia every hour, 24-hours a day, fare cost is P157.00. Total travel time from Manila is at two and a half hours during off-peak hours and at three to four hours during day time and rush hours.

*Note: Buses have many routes to Batangas and it is a wide area, so don’t just select a bus with signboard of  Batangas, there is Batangas Nasugbu, Lemery Batangas, etc. make sure you get the bus with Batangas City signboard.

  1. From Batangas City get down to Grand Terminal and get a jeepney with a signboard Mabini-Batangas (Anilao). Mabini that will take you to Anilao Port (~P40.00)

batangas city grand terminal

  1. Once in Anilao port hire a tricycle to bring you to your resort (P60-P100).

anilao port mabini batangas

How to get to Anilao by Car

For any traffic conditions use or Enter the SLEX from Magallanes or Alabang Muntinlupa, then exit to Balagtas, Batangas.

  1. Enter SLEX ( South Luzon Expressway ) and all the way to Star Tollway then exit at Diversion Road Balagtas Batangas.
  2. Head straight to Bolbok Batangas via Diversion Road and turn Right under the flyover.

from Bolbok Fly over  proceed to Bauan

  • passing Sta. Rita
  • passing San Pascual
  • and then turn right to Bauan Market
  • passing Bauan Market on your left
  • passing Municipality of Bauan on your right ( Metrobank will be on your left)
  • passing Shell station on your left
  • passing Petron station on your right
  •  and then after Manghinao bridge turn left going to the town of Mabini, Batangas
  1. after you make a left turn at Manghinao bridge go straight to Mabini, Batangas
  • passing AG and P of San Roque on your left
  • passing EEI of Sta. Maria on your left
  • passing barangay of San Juan
  • passing Petron refinery of Mainaga on your left
  • passing Zigzag Hospital on your right
  • passing Mabini’s shrine or statue ( Now New Tourism Triangle) – turn right to Anilao

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