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There are 7 ways to get from Butuan to Hilongos by bus, car ferry, car, ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, car ferry, drive  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Butuan to Surigao
  2. Take the car ferry from Lipata to San Ricardo
  3. Drive from San Ricardo to Hilongos

$17 - $24

Cheapest option

Bus, Fast Ferry, drive  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Butuan to Surigao
  2. Take the Fast Ferry from Lipata to Liloan
  3. Drive from Liloan to Hilongos

$14 - $23

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Bus, car ferry  •  19 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Butuan to Cagayan de Oro
  2. Take the car ferry from Cagayan De Oro Port to Jagna
  3. Take the bus from Jagna to Ubay
  4. Take the car ferry from Ubay to Hilongos

$25 - $32

Bus, ferry, car ferry  •  23 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Butuan to Cagayan de Oro
  2. Take the ferry from Cagayan De Oro to Cebu
  3. Take the car ferry from Cebu to Hilongos

$32 - $42

Drive, car ferry  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Butuan to Lipata
  2. Take the car ferry from Lipata to San Ricardo
  3. Drive from San Ricardo to Hilongos

$23 - $33

Fly to Tacloban, bus  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Butuan (BXU) to Tacloban (TAC) BXU - TAC
  2. Take the bus from Tacloban to Baybay

$87 - $287

Fly to Mactan–Cebu, car ferry  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Butuan (BXU) to Mactan–Cebu (CEB) BXU - CEB
  2. Take the car ferry from Cebu to Hilongos

$42 - $123

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Butuan to Hilongos is to bus and Fast Ferry and drive which costs ₱750 - ₱1,300 and takes 6 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Butuan to Hilongos is to drive and car ferry which costs ₱1,200 - ₱1,800 and takes 4 h 47 min.

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The distance between Butuan and Hilongos is 181 km.

The best way to get from Butuan to Hilongos without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 19 h 58 min and costs ₱1,300 - ₱1,800.

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It takes approximately 6 h 37 min to get from Butuan to Hilongos, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Butuan Airport to Tacloban Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Cebgo, Cebu Pacific and Philippine Airlines offer flights from Butuan Airport to Tacloban Airport.

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There are four+ hotels available in Hilongos. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Butuan to Butuan Airport is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs ₱230 - ₱290.

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Map of how to get from Butuan to Hilongos.
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  • Distance: 112.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 37 min

What companies run services between Butuan, Philippines and Hilongos, Philippines?

There is no direct connection from Butuan to Hilongos. However, you can take the bus to Surigao, take the drive to Lipata, take the car ferry to San Ricardo, then take the drive to Hilongos. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Surigao, take the drive to Lipata, take the Fast Ferry to Liloan, then take the drive to Hilongos.

Airlines
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Butuan to Tacloban via Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Butuan to Tacloban via Manila
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Butuan to Tacloban via Manila, Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Butuan to Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Butuan to Tacloban via Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
9 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $260
Flights from Butuan to Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $150
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Butuan to Tacloban via Manila
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Bus operators
Bachelor Express
Phone
+63(082) 285-6486
Bus from Butuan to Surigao
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
davaoterminal.page.tl
Bus from Butuan to Cagayan de Oro
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $13
bus
Bus from Jagna to Ubay
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3
bus
Bus from Tacloban to Baybay
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Ferry operators
Montenegro Shipping and Ferries
Starlite Ferries
Phone
+63 43 723 9965
Email
info@starliteferries.com
Website
starliteferries.com
Car ferry from Lipata to Liloan
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
starliteferries.com
Economy
$5
Business Class
$6
car ferry
Car ferry from Ubay to Hilongos
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4
Trans Asia Shipping
Phone
+63 32 254 6491
Website
transasiashipping.com
Ferry from Cagayan De Oro to Cebu
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $23
Schedules at
transasiashipping.com
2nd class non-air
$21
Tourist
$23
Private Room for 2
$76
Private Room (Bed)2
$76
Roble Shipping Inc.

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