DO IT YOURSELF – CHEAPEST WAY FROM MANILA TO CLARK FREE ZONE
Bus lines: Victory Liner, Partas, Dagupan Bus, Philippine Rabbit, Saulog
Travel time: 1 1/2 hours
Fare: P160 to P180
Get down in Dau and take a jeep or tricycle to SM clark. Ask the driver to drop you off at the shuttle terminal to Clark.
Clark Airport/DMIA has 24-hour direct air-conditioned jeepney/shuttle services to/from the Dau Bus Station and SM City Clark.
According to DMIA website fare is Php45 for the Dau Bus Station, and Php30 from SM City Clark. But the actual rate being asked is a flat rate of P 50.00/ person.
Trips from Manila to Pampanga and vice-versa are available 24-hours a day. Non air-conditioned buses charge lesser than those cited above. ( as low as P80.00 if you are a senior citizen or a student, P 100 is the regular fare for non-aircon bus.
NOTE : Just outside SM Clark ( one of the two terminals of the shuttle/ jeep) there’s a jeep that says Gate 4 which includes DMIA on one of its stops. Tell the driver to drop you at “the terminal” so you can alight outside DMIA and walk to the terminal building. Otherwise, the jeep won’t go there.