How To Commute To Enchanted Kingdom From Manila

Located just south of Manila in Santa Rosa, Laguna, Enchanted Kingdom is one of the most popular theme parks in the Philippines. Known for its thrilling rides and magical attractions based on Philippine mythology and culture, Enchanted Kingdom draws visitors from across Luzon.

How To Commute To Enchanted Kingdom From Manila

Getting to Enchanted Kingdom using public transportation from Manila is quite easy if you know the route. The entire journey takes around 1.5–2 hours, depending on traffic conditions. With buses leaving from Manila terminals every 30 minutes, cheap jeepney rides from Santa Rosa, and quick tricycle trips right to the park’s entrance, commuting to Enchanted Kingdom can be part of the fun and adventure!

  1. Ride a bus from Cubao going to Balibago Santa Rosa Terminal

    • Buses leave frequently from the Pasay or Cubao terminals in Manila
    • Travel time is approximately 1-1.5 hours depending on traffic
    • Fare costs around 100 pesos
  2. From Balibago Terminal, take a jeepney heading to Tagaytay or Paseo de Santa Rosa

    • Disembark at Walter Mart Santa Rosa
    • This is a short jeepney ride
    • Fare is around 15 pesos
    • Pay close attention so you don’t miss the stop
  3. At Walter Mart, ride a tricycle to Enchanted Kingdom

    • The tricycle terminal is right next to the mall
    • Fare per trip costs 50 pesos
    • Provide the driver clear instructions to take you directly to Enchanted Kingdom’s entrance


As a Laguna resident familiar with the routes between Sta. Rosa and Manila, I hope these directions can help Kababayans commute easily to Enchanted Kingdom. While private cars are often used, taking public transit allows you to save money while still enjoying air-conditioned rides.

The bus and jeepney systems between Laguna and Cubao are very straightforward, with many schedules due to students and workers travelling. Just make sure to not miss the Walter Mart Santa Rosa stop when coming from Balibago Terminal. Then tricycles are always readily available for the quick hop to Enchanted Kingdom’s gate.

So on your next Laguna adventure, grab your card or load Beep for carefree payment. Just follow this guide from Manila departures down to the last tricycle ride, and you’ll soon be on world-class coasters and enjoying parades. Have fun, Kapamilya! Ingat kayo sa byahe at enjoy sa theme park!

Frequently Asked Questions


How long does it take to commute from Manila to Enchanted Kingdom?

The total commute time is around 1.5-2 hours depending on traffic conditions. The bus ride is 1-1.5 hours, jeepney is 15 minutes, and tricycle ride just 10 minutes.

How much does it cost to commute there and back?

Expect to spend around ₱100 for the Cubao bus, ₱30 roundtrip jeepney, and ₱100 roundtrip tricycle. So under ₱250 budget for transport.

Where do I catch the bus in Manila?

You can ride buses bound for Santa Rosa from the Pasay or Cubao terminals. Cubao has more frequent schedules.

Is the route safe for solo travelers?

Yes, the route sticks to major roads and terminals. Just take precautions like any public transit and don’t display valuables.

Can I bring food or drink?

Yes, you can bring your own food and non-alcoholic drinks to have picnic at the park. There are also many dining options inside Enchanted Kingdom.

How late do the return buses run?

Last buses typically depart Santa Rosa for Manila around 8-9PM but check your bus company’s schedule to be sure.

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