There are 3 ways to get from Cebu City to Butuan by plane, car ferry, ferry, bus and ferry or bus

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

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Fly  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Cebu (CEB) to Butuan (BXU) CEB - BXU

$35 - $117

Cheapest option

Fast Ferrry, busferry, bus  •  11 h 22 min

  1. Take the Fast Ferrry from Cebu to Ormoc
  2. Take the busferry from Ormoc to Lipata (Station)
  3. Take the bus from Surigao to Butuan

$23 - $31

1 alternative option

Car ferry  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Cebu to Nasipit Pier, Butuan Cebu

$27 - $34

Questions & Answers

The distance between Cebu City and Butuan is 237 km.

The best way to get from Cebu City to Butuan without a car is to car ferry which takes 9 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 28 min to get from Cebu City to Butuan, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Cebu Airport to Butuan Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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

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There are 25+ hotels available in Butuan. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cebu City to Cebu Airport is to bus which takes 37 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Cebu City to Butuan.
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  • Distance: 147.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 28 min

What companies run services between Cebu City, Philippines and Butuan, Philippines?

Philippine Airlines and Cebgo fly from Cebu City to Butuan 5 times a day.

Airlines
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Cebu to Butuan
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $150
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Cebu to Butuan
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Bus operators
Bachelor Express
Phone
+63(082) 285-6486
Bus and ferry from Ormoc to Lipata (Station)
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
davaoterminal.page.tl
Bus from Surigao to Butuan
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
davaoterminal.page.tl
Ferry operators
2 GO Travel
Phone
(+63 2) 528.7209
Email
info@2go.com.ph
Website
travel.2go.com.ph
Car ferry from Cebu to Nasipit Pier, Butuan
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Mega Value Class
$21
Tourist Class
$21
Cabin for 4
$24
Stateroom for 2
$49
Suiteroom for 2
$89
SuperCat Ferry
Website
supercat.com.ph
Ferry from Cebu to Ormoc
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
supercat.com.ph

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