There are 6 ways to get from Cebu City to Catarman by bus, ferry, car ferry, car 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, Local Banca  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Cebu North Bus Terminal to Maya
  2. Take the Local Banca from Maya to San Isidro

$27 - $33

Cheapest option

Car ferry, Mini Van  •  16 h 13 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Cebu to Catbalogan
  2. Take the Mini Van from VS Grand Tours Calbayog to VS Grand Tours Catarman

$18

4 alternative options

Fast Ferry, car ferry, drive, Local Banca  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Take the Fast Ferry from Cebu Pier 1 to Tubigon
  2. Take the car ferry from Tubigon to Cebu
  3. Drive from Cebu to Maya
  4. Take the Local Banca from Maya to San Isidro

$28 - $43

Ferry, Mini Van  •  14 h 18 min

  1. Take the ferry from Cebu to Calbayog
  2. Take the Mini Van from VS Grand Tours Calbayog to VS Grand Tours Catarman

$23 - $53

Fly to Calbayog, Mini Van  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Cebu (CEB) to Calbayog (CYP) CEB - CYP
  2. Take the Mini Van from VS Grand Tours Calbayog to VS Grand Tours Catarman

$54 - $166

Fly to Tacloban, Mini Van  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Cebu (CEB) to Tacloban (TAC) CEB - TAC
  2. Take the Mini Van from Tacloban City to VS Grand Tours Catbalogan
  3. Take the Mini Van from VS Grand Tours Catbalogan to VS Grand Tours Calbayog
  4. Take the Mini Van from VS Grand Tours Calbayog to VS Grand Tours Catarman

$42 - $214

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

There is no direct connection from Cebu City to Catarman. However, you can take the bus to Maya, take the Local Banca to San Isidro, then take the taxi to Catarman. Alternatively, you can take the Fast Ferry to Tubigon, take the car ferry to Cebu, take the drive to Maya, take the Local Banca to San Isidro, then take the drive to Catarman.

Airlines
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Cebu to Calbayog
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Flights from Cebu to Tacloban
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Cebu to Tacloban
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Bus operators
Ceres Liner
Bus from Cebu North Bus Terminal to Maya
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
VS Grand Tours
Website
vsgrandtours.com
Bus from VS Grand Tours Calbayog to VS Grand Tours Catarman
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
vsgrandtours.com
Book at
facebook.com
Bus from Tacloban City to VS Grand Tours Catbalogan
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
vsgrandtours.com
Book at
facebook.com
Bus from VS Grand Tours Catbalogan to VS Grand Tours Calbayog
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
vsgrandtours.com
Book at
facebook.com
Ferry operators
Local Banca
Ferry from Maya to San Isidro
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
MV Star Crafts
Phone
+63 906 789 6363
Website
mvstarcraft.com
Ferry from Cebu Pier 1 to Tubigon
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
mvstarcrafts.com
Business
$6
Tourist
$5
Economy
$4
Weesamexpress
Website
weesam.ph
Ferry from Cebu Pier 1 to Tubigon
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
weesam.ph
Book at
book.weesam.ph
Aleson Shipping
Phone
63 (062) 992-0970
Website
aleson-shipping.com
Car ferry from Tubigon to Cebu
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
aleson-shipping.com
FastCat Ferry
Website
fastcat.com.ph
Car ferry from Tubigon to Cebu
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
fastcat.com.ph
Book at
pinoytravel.com.ph
Economy
$6
Premium Economy
$6
Business Class
$7
Cokaliong Shipping
Website
cokaliongshipping.com
Ferry from Cebu to Calbayog
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $50
Schedules at
cokaliongshipping.com
Economy
$17
Tourist
$19
Suite
$47
Roble Shipping Inc.
Website
robleshipping.com
Car ferry from Cebu to Catbalogan
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
robleshipping.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cebu City and Catarman is 256 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cebu City to Catarman is to car ferry and Mini Van which costs ₱969 and takes 16 h 13 min.

The quickest way to get from Cebu City to Catarman is to fly and Mini Van which takes 3 h 29 min and costs ₱2,800 - ₱9,000.

It takes approximately 7 h 58 min to get from Cebu City to Catarman, including transfers.