Last updated: Sep 18, 2019


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How To Get From Sagada to Banaue?

As you already traveled your way up north, we also recommend extending your visit of North Luzon by exploring the rice paddies of Banaue.

Banaue, a town in the Cordillera mountain range of the Philippines, is known for its 2000-year-old mountainside rice terraces. They are a UNESCO World Heritage site and are often called the Eighth Wonder of the World. Can can join a trekking tour and learn about the history and the indigenous Ifugao people who built teh rice terraces largely by hand.

To travel from Sagada to Banaue, you’ll need to take a jeepney to Bontoc, then catch a bus or van to Banaue. This entire trip takes about 3 hours and only costs about 250 PHP ($4.70).

Transport modeDurationCostsAvailability
Bus3h250 PHP ($4.70)No online tickets


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Sagada to Banaue by Bus/Van

Duration: 3 hours
Costs: 250 PHP ($4.70)

Going from Sagada to Banaue means you have to stop in Bontoc first.

Catch a jeepney near the Sagada Town Hall to Bontoc for 50 PHP ($0.90). Jeepneys are available from 6:30 to 13:00. The journey takes 1 hour.

Once you arrive in Bontoc, head to the Municipal Tourism Center and board the van heading to Banaue. Vans leave at 8:30, 10:00 and 13:00. The fare is 200 PHP ($3.80) per person, and the trip takes 2 hours. Vans will drop you off in Banaue’s town center.

You can also go via local bus from Sagada to Banaue. However, you still need to take a jeepney to Bontoc. The first bus heading to Banaue leaves at 7:00. The fare is 150 PHP ($2.80).


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