Matabungkay Beach Resort | How to commute to Matabungkay Beach Lian, Batangas

Matabungkay Beach

Located 2-3 hrs from Manila, Matabungkay Beach in Lian, Batangas is one of the most popular beaches in Batangas due to its accessibility and proximity making it ideal for day tour or overnight. Matabungkay is also well known for it’s white sand, friendly locals, good food and wide variety of activities such as floating cottages, jetski, banana boat, making it ideal for solo, family or group tours and team building.

Travelling today or preparing your budget and Itinerary for future travel? Check out how to commute to Matabungkay from PITX, Buendia, MRT Taft, LRT EDSA, and Tagaytay

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Fare increase starting October 8, 2023

TransportNew Min FareAfter 4kmAfter 5km
Traditional jeep₱13₱1.80
Modern jeep₱15₱2.20
Ordinary City Bus ₱15₱2.25
Ordinary Provincial Bus₱15₱1.90
Aircon City Bus₱15₱2.64
Aircon Provincial Bus (Deluxe)₱15₱2.10
Aircon Provincial Bus (Super deluxe)₱2.35
Aircon Provincial Bus Luxury₱2.90
LTFRB Fare Increase effective October 4, 2022

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Matabungkay Beach Resorts

Matabungkay Beach Resorts are located in barangay Matabungkay spanning three kilometer long. The long stretch of white sand beach is lined with resorts offering ammenities such as swimming pool, floating cottages, jetski and recreation facilities to visitors.

The shoreline of Matabungkay Beach is also gradually descending unlike other beaches where there is a steep descent. The waves are also silent and not that strong which is ideal for family outing. However, there is an abundance of sea grass and sea weeds in some areas which is not conducive for swimming.

Along the coast, several floating huts are laid out for those who wish to enjoy the serene landscape and quickly jump to the sea for a refreshing swim.

Matabungkay ang tawag sa barangay kung saan matatagpuan ang dalampasigan. Ito ay may habang tatlong kilometro ng white sand beach na pinaliligiran ng mga resort na nag-aalok ng ilang mga ammenity tulad ng swimming pool at recreation facility para sa mga bisita.

Ang baybayin ng Matabungkay Beach ay unti-unti na ring bumababa hindi tulad ng ibang beach na may matarik na paglalim. Tahimik din ang alon at hindi ganoon kalakas na perpekto para sa family outing. Masagana din ng sea grass ang dalampasigan at sea weeds sa ilang bahagi na hindi kaaya-aya para sa paglangoy.

Sa kahabaan ng baybayin, maraming mga floating huts para sa mga gustong tamasahin ang tahimik na tanawin.

Matabungkay Map

How to commute to Matabungkay Beach Resort?

There are several ways to go to Matabungkay beach via commute. The most accessible is by going to PITX, Buendia, MRT Taft, LRT EDSA, and Tagaytay and ride the bus to Nasugbu and the fare is ₱165. The jeep to Matabungkay costs ₱40

Note that if you are not staying overnight, the jeepneys are limited and may be scarce by 4:00 – 6:00 pm so it is best to get the contact number of the jeepney you will be riding going to Matabungkay.

May ilang paraan para mag commute papaunta sa mga resorts Matabungkay beach. Ang pinakamadali ay sa pagsakay ng Naugbu bus sa PITX, Buendia, MRT Taft, LRT EDSA, at Tagaytay at ang pamasahe ay ₱165. Ang pamasahe sa jeep papuntang Matabungkay ay ₱40

Tandaan na kung hindi ka overnight, ang mga jeepney ay limitado at maaaring tumigil na ng bandang 4:00 – 6:00 pm kaya mabuting kunin ang contact number ng jeepney na nasakyan mo papuntang Matabungkay.

PITX to Matabungkay via Nasugbu

To commute from PITX to Matabungkay Beach ride the Nasugbu via Aguinaldo bus and get down in Lian. Upon arrival, ask for directions or take the tricycle going to the Public Market then take a jeepney going to Matabungkay and the fare is ₱40.00

If you are coming from Manila, click here for routes, and schedules from PITX

Maaari kang sumakay mula sa PITX papuntang Matabungkay Beach ng mga bus Nasugbu via Aguinaldo at saka bumaba sa Lian. Pagdating sa Lian, itanong mo ang direksyon papuntang palengke tapos sumakay ng jeepney papuntang Matabungkay at ang pamasahe ay ₱40.00

Kung manggagaling ka sa Maynila, tignan dito ang schedule sa PITX

PITX BusDestination
PITX to CaviteDasmariñas
PITX to BatangasNasugbu via Kaybiang
Nasugbu via Aguinaldo Highway

Buendia to Matabungkay via Nasugbu

DLTB Buendia Terminal has 24 hours trips to Nasugbu. Travel time to Lian is around 2-3 hours depending on traffic along Aguinaldo Highway.

Ang DLTB Buendia Terminal ay may 24 na oras na biyahe papuntang Nasugbu. Aabutin ng humigit-kumulang 2-3 oras ang byahe papuntang Lian depende sa traffic sa kahabaan ng Aguinaldo Highway. Magandang bumyahe ng madaling araw para hindi abutan ng Traffic.

LRT EDSA MRT Taft Pasay Rotonda To Nasugbu

San Agustin Bus in MRT Taft EDSA Pasay Rotonda has daily trips to Nasugbu via Aguinaldo Highway from 4:00 AM to 9:00 PM and the fare is ₱165. The terminal is located below MRT Taft Station and the entrance is beside Mcdonalds.

Passengers coming from Ayala, Cubao, Ortigas, Rizal and Quezon City may take the MRT to Taft Station or take the EDSA Carousel and then ride in San Agustin Bus Station in Genesis Terminal

Ang San Agustin Bus sa MRT Taft EDSA Pasay Rotonda ay may araw-araw na biyahe papuntang Nasugbu via Aguinaldo Highway mula 4:00 AM hanggang 9:00 PM at ang pamasahe ay ₱165. Ang terminal ay matatagpuan sa ibaba ng MRT Taft Station at ang pasukan ay nasa tabi ng Mcdonalds.

Ang mga pasaherong nagmumula sa Ayala, Cubao, Ortigas, Rizal at Quezon City ay maaaring sumakay ng MRT papuntang Taft Station o sumakay sa EDSA Carousel at pagkatapos ay sumakay sa San Agustin Bus Station na matatagpuan sa Genesis Terminal sa baba ng MRT Taft

Dasmariñas / Tagaytay to Matabungkay

You can also do a cutting trip from PITX to Dasmariñas or Tagaytay and then make a transfer to Nasugbu via bus or jeepney. If coming from any parts of Cavite, including Zapote, SM Bacoor, SM Molino and Imus, get a ride going to Aguinaldo Highway and then another bus going to Nasugbu or Tagaytay.

The bus fare from Tagaytay going to Lian costs ₱72.00 while the jeepney fare from Lian to Matabungkay is ₱40.00 and will bring you directly to the beach.

Maaari ka ring mag-cutting trip mula sa PITX papuntang Dasmariñas o Tagaytay at pagkatapos ay lumipat sa bus na papuntang. Kung manggagaling Cavite, sumakay ng bus or jeepney papunta sa Aguinaldo Highway at saka sumakay ng bus na papuntang Nasugbu o Tagaytay.

Ang pamasahe sa bus mula Tagaytay papuntang Lian ay ₱72.00 habang ang pamasahe sa jeep mula Lian hanggang Matabungkay ay ₱40.00.

Lipa, Batangas City, Lemery to Lian

Batangas City Grand Terminal has a bus heading to Nasugbu passing through Lian. If you are commuting, the fare is ₱154 and the travel time is 2 hours and will pass through Lian. Once in Lian, head to Lian Public Market and take the jeepney to Matabungkay beach.

If coming from Lipa, you may ride the Lemery bus from Tambo Exit or ride the jeep from SM Lipa Grand Terminal going to Lemery then wait for the buses in Xentro Mall going to Nasugbu.

Ang Batangas City Grand Terminal ay may bus na papunta sa Nasugbu na dadaan sa Lian. Kung magko-commute ka, ₱154 ang pamasahe at aabutin ng halos dalawang oras ang byahe papuntang Lian. Pagdating sa Lian, magtungo sa Lian Public Market at saka sumakay ng jeepney papuntang Matabungkay beach.

Travel by car to Matabungkay Beach

There are 4 ways to go to Matabungkay Beach if you are travelling by car if from Makati, Manila, QC, etc. The newest and fastest way to go to Matabungkay is via the newly developed CALAX road but will require you to pay several toll, Other routes include Nuvali, Aguinaldo Highway and Ternate.

Mayroong 4 na paraan upang pumunta sa Matabungkay Beach kung ikaw ay magmamaneho ng kotse mula sa Makati, Manila, QC, atbp. Ang pinakabago at pinakamabilis na paraan upang pumunta sa Matabungkay ay sa pamamagitan ng CALAX road. Kasama sa iba pang ruta ang Nuvali, Aguinaldo Highway at Ternate.

Matabungkay beach via CALAX

Matabungkay beach via Sta Rosa Nuvali

How to go to Matabungkay beach via Aguinaldo

Matabungkay beach via Ternate Nasugbu Road

Note that the travel time indicated here are approximations and would depend on the time of day and the traffic. You can use google maps to find Matabungkay beach resort directions

Matabungkay Budget Itinerary

If you are preparing for your itinerary to Matabungkay, The first thing to consider is how long you will be staying. If you are doing a day tour only, you can follow my sample itinerary and budget below. You can also find Matabungkay discounted hotel rates below

Commute Day Tour to Matabungkay Sample Itinerary

  • 6:00 AM – Take Bus to Nasugbu Batangas
  • 9:00 AM – Arrive in Lian Batangas, Take jeep to Matabungkay
  • 9:30 AM – Checkin to a resort or rent a floating restaurant
  • 5:00 PM – Wash, and prepare to go home
  • 5:30 PM – Arrive in Lian, Batangas
  • 6:00 PM – Take Bus to PITX

Here’s my expenses commuting from Bacoor, Cavite

₱10 jeep to SM Molino
₱20 multicab to District Mall Imus (Aguinaldo Highway)
₱50 bus to Tagaytay Rotonda
₱10 jeep to Mendez Crossing
₱72 bus to Lian
₱40 jeep to Matabungkay
₱40 return jeep to Lian from Matabungkay
₱114 bus Lian to Robinsons, Dasmariñas
₱20 multicab to Paliparan, Dasmariñas
₱13 jeep to Molino

Apart from the ones listed above, consider these to add on your budget

  1. Environmental fee
  2. Cottage rentals for day tour and room rentals for overnight
  3. Food
  4. Activities

Planning for your next Day Tour or Overnight

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Things to do in Matabungkay Beach

  1. Jet Ski
  2. Aqua Bike and Paddle board
  3. Rent a Floating Cottage

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