Results from Googling the interwebs grapevine
1. Crow/ Crown Bus Line
Manila - Tagaytay, Nasugbu route. Buses ply Manila to Tagaytay on a daily basis, from 8:00 AM to 6:00PM.
Crow/ Crown Bus terminal - rear of Chowking @ the Pasay MRT station, MRT, EDSA cor. Taft Ave., Pasay
Chowking - Manila hotline 702-8888
-> ask them for the Chowking @ the Pasay MRT station #.
--> Chowking @ the Pasay MRT station: ask if CROW bus is in the terminal beside them.
Tagaytay is an hour and 15 minutes drive from Manila. Take the bus bound for Nasugbu & Balayan, Batangas.
From the Tagaytay ridge, take the jeepney heading towards the road heading down to Talisay. At the corner from the main ridge road is the jeepney line but what time these travel downwards, have no ideal.
2. Alps Bus Lines â€œAntonio L. Perez and Sons
(to Tanauan, Lipa or Batangas)
Cubao bus station (beside Ali Mall)
From Manila, take the ALPS or Tritran bus to either Lipa or Batangas City. There are bus terminals in Ali Mall, Cubao, EDSA opposite Nepa Q-Mart, or Buendia-Taft.
Take the bus (Alps) from EDSA opposite Nepa Q-Mart. Get off at the Tanauan bus stop. Get a trike going to the jeep terminal bound for Talisay.
3. BLTB â€œBatangas Laguna Tayabas Bus Companyâ€
Alaminos, Batangas, Calamba. Iriga , Legaspi, Lipa, Los Banos, Lucena, Naga, Nasugbu, San Pablo, Tagaytay, Sta. Cruz
3 EDSA, Pasay City
work 833-5501 to 06
4. JAM Transit/ â€œTritranâ€
---> Beware the Tritran scam
Batangas, Quezon and Laguna provinces south of Manila. First trip 4am.
EDSA cor. New York Street, Cubao
Beware the tritran scam(according to at least 2-3 reports on the net)
A â€œraketâ€ known to be being perpetrated by Tritran/JAM bus company since they have a lot of buses:
- All fares are collected first
- driver declares there is something wrong
- passengers are asked to disembark and ride the passing buses
- bus driver goes back to EDSA area or Alabang to pick â€œotherâ€ passengers
- THEREFORE, their total fare collection is twice the capacity