Baler, Aurora: A Joyful Joyride With Genesis’ Joy Bus

Genesis Joy Bus Baler Aurora

Traveling through the mountainous region of Nueva Vizcaya on the way to Aurora Province was made convenient thanks to continuous development of roads and daily trips care off Genesis Bus Lines. And with the company’s latest addition to their fleet, the journey to the heart of Aurora Province was even made better with a  “first class” coach called “Joy Bus”

NOTE: I am not affiliated with Genesis

executive coach genesis joy bus
Deluxe wide seats of the Joy Bus.

Adding to Genesis’ arsenal of regular air-conditioned 40-50 seater, and 28-seater deluxe buses bound for Baler is the 28-seater executive coach Joy Bus. Welcoming passengers on board is the bus stewardess giving them a brief walk through with Joy Bus features and guiding passengers to their assigned seats where a rusty orange blanket and a small yellow pillow printed with the Joy Bus logo await the traveler. Ensuring the comfort of the passengers are the coach’s wide seats that will cradle its temporary owner to sleep.

free food in genesis joy busSnacks, a pillow and blanket provided by Joy Bus.

Travel time was cut short as the Joy Bus in its vivid blue coat, cruises NLEX, SCTEX, and National Highways minimizing stopovers to 2 or none. A bottle of mineral water and a cupcake are served for snacks. Nature’s call stopovers could be avoided with the built-in comfort room. Both features reduce 2 hours from the 8-hour average travel duration.

Joys Bus passengers are never kept far away from their social networking sites, the day’s news and daily updates with the coach’s on-board WIFI connection. Just ask the hospitable attendant to turn on the router and you’re a zap away from an internet connection.

Joy Bus Genesis Baler AuroraBlue coat with yellow Philippine map and red linings – I think it represents the colors of the Philippine flag.

CR inside Genesis Joy Bus Baler AuroraComfort room inside the coach.

Reservations made guarantees and grants passengers a seat instead of going to the terminal hoping for an available seat. Calling Genesis Bus Terminals will provide inquirer with further instructions.

The three hundred peso difference with the regular price is paid off with comfort and time saved. Deluxe buses and executive coaches may be a little expensive for a “Biyaherong Barat” (cheap traveler) but hey, it was worth the experience.


Now, here are some fast facts that may help you on your trip

1. Genesis Bus Terminals in Manila can be contacted through land line and pay it on any BDO branches. On the other hand, reservations, if coming from Baler, can be transacted in Genesis’ garage which is located in Baranggay Sabang.

Genesis Terminal Contact Numbers: 
(02) 709 0803
(02) 421 1425

2. A single journey to Baler costs P695.00

3. Joy Bus leaves Cubao 12:30AM and 1:00AM

4. Aside from Baler, Joy Bus now have daily trips to Baguio for P650.00


69 thoughts on “Baler, Aurora: A Joyful Joyride With Genesis’ Joy Bus

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  2. Hi. would you know the best way to explore Baguio to Banaue in one day? Can’t seem to get detailed information in the net. Hope you could help me 🙂 Thank you!

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  4. hi,without calling the number for reservation,how do i know if its fully book already? is there a website for me to check,ilan ba ung byahe per day?

  5. you mean the genesis hotline? i’m talking about the joybus… i tried to call the phone numbers listed above,it so busy.

    • Hi Pinklips30,

      Oo nga, e. madalas busy, but keep on calling na lang baka makatsamba. I’m not affiliated din kase with the bus company, e. I wrote something lang baka may mangailangan

  6. It is really a great and useful piece of information. I’m happy that you just shared this useful info with us. Please keep us informed like this. Thanks for sharing.

  7. thanks for the complete details jed 🙂 I’m planning to go home later, you just saved me from inconvinience. haha I just want to point out though, that most of the mountains along the way is located within the premises of Nueva Ecija . 😀 Nonetheless, this is a great blog! 😉 Keep Moving!

  8. Via cabanatuan b yung joy bus to baler? What if i only wanna go to cabanatuan can i still take the joy bus then baba nalng ako cabanatuan? Masarap kasi magbyahe pag ganun kakomportable 🙂

  9. Hi…. Just happen to see your “site”… I wish to explore Baler.. safe ba kung magtravel ng dalawa lang kami ng daughter ko? mhal na kasi yong tour group eh//… like biyaheng barat , ako Biyaheng Tipid…. Just want to enjoy nature and old churches…..:)


    • Hello Virgie.

      Yes, it’s safe naman. Bus lang. Tapos daan na lang po kayo ng tourist information center nila sa may munisipyo po siguro or provincial capitol, para ma-assist nila kayo sa itinerary. =) Ganon po ginagawa ko pag first time ako sa isang lugar.

  10. Hi there,
    Just want to ask if ever we bring my daughter and niece with us,our family is planning to go to Baguio, do they still count as an adult fare? Like my niece which is 2 years old and will not occupy another seat?


    • Hi Cerila, sorry po, hindi po ako affiliated with Genesis, I cannot address your concern. But you could check their website, baka nandun po yung schedule nila and mga contact information. Pasensya na po.

  12. Hi, I booked Joybus this April, using their Online reservation site.. and I think this is convenient for you guys.

    Just Sign-up, follow the instruction and boom, done. super quick, You just need to pay your balance thru dragonpay or BPI, and print the eTicket . (there’s a 25 peso reservation fee)

    I do hope these information will be useful for you guys. Thanks for the info about Baler btw. 🙂

  13. Good day sir/ma’am,
    I’m an online seller and I have a customer from Camarines Norte requesting for her package to be delivered via bus… me byahe po ba kaung papuntang Camarines Norte? I’m from Baguio City po. Thank u in advance.

  14. Thanks a lot! I was really wondering how this bus looks like from the inside because we are planning to reserve seats to Baler.

  15. Hello

    Pwedi po ba kaming magpaBook from Cubao to Baler bukas po ng gabi. Dalawa po kami… May Mobile Number po ba kayo tatawag sana kami.


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  17. 2 days na akong tumatawag sa landline nyo. nobody ever tries to pick up the phone. It keeps on ringing pero walang sumasagot. Ok lang sana kung busy yung line e. Tsk tsk. Sagutin nyo naman yung phone!

    (02) 709 0803
    (02) 421 1425
    (02) 421 1422
    (02) 421 1413

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