There are 4 ways to get from Butuan to Hilongos by bus, car ferry, car, ferry, plane or taxi

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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

3 alternative options

Bus, ferry  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Butuan to Surigao
  2. Take the ferry from Surigao to Maasin

$20 - $46

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, taxi  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Butuan (BXU) to Tacloban (TAC) BXU - TAC
  2. Take a taxi from Tacloban to Hilongos

$99 - $355

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The cheapest way to get from Butuan to Hilongos is to bus and car ferry and drive which costs ₱900 - ₱1,300 and takes 6 h 37 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 ferry which takes 8 h 9 min and costs ₱1,100 - ₱2,500.

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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 3 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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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 a vehicle from Butuan to Hilongos via Surigao and Maasin in around 8 h 9 min.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Butuan to Tacloban via Manila
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Butuan to Tacloban via Manila, Cebu
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Butuan to Tacloban via Cebu
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Butuan to Tacloban via Manila
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Butuan to Tacloban via Cebu
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Butuan to Tacloban via Cebu, Manila
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
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
Ferry operators
Montenegro Shipping and Ferries
Cokaliong Shipping
Website
cokaliongshipping.com
Ferry from Surigao to Maasin
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$6 - $27
Schedules at
cokaliongshipping.com
Economy
$6
Tourist
$9
Cabin
$27
Other operators
Taxi from Tacloban to Hilongos
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Estimated price
$35 - $50

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