There are 6 ways to get from Cebu City to Catbalogan by ferry, taxi, bus, 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

Fast Ferrry, taxi, Mini Van  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the Fast Ferrry from Cebu to Ormoc
  2. Take a taxi from Ormoc to Tacloban City
  3. Take the Mini Van from Tacloban City to VS Grand Tours Catbalogan

$47 - $57

Cheapest option

Car ferry Roble Shipping Inc., Mini Van  •  15 h 28 min

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

$16

4 alternative options

Car ferry Trans Asia Shipping, Mini Van  •  17 h 45 min

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

$24

Fast Ferry, drive, Local Banca  •  9 h 59 min

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

$36 - $49

Fly to Tacloban, Mini Van  •  2 h 54 min

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

$30 - $202

Fly to Calbayog, Mini Van  •  2 h 44 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 Catbalogan

$52 - $164

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

There is no direct connection from Cebu City to Catbalogan. However, you can take the Fast Ferrry to Ormoc, take the taxi to Tacloban City, then take the Mini Van to VS Grand Tours Catbalogan. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Cebu City to Catbalogan via Catbalogan and VS Grand Tours Calbayog in around 15 h 28 min.

Airlines
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Cebu to Tacloban
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Flights from Cebu to Calbayog
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Cebu to Tacloban
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Bus operators
VS Grand Tours
Website
vsgrandtours.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 Calbayog to VS Grand Tours Catbalogan
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
vsgrandtours.com
Book at
facebook.com
Ferry operators
SuperCat Ferry
Website
supercat.com.ph
Ferry from Cebu to Ormoc
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
supercat.com.ph
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
Trans Asia Shipping
Website
transasiashipping.com
Car ferry from Cebu to Tacloban
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
transasiashipping.com
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
weesam.ph
Book at
book.weesam.ph
Ferry from Tubigon to Cebu Pier 1
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
weesam.ph
Book at
book.weesam.ph
Local Banca
Ferry from Maya to San Isidro
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Other operators
Taxi from Ormoc to Tacloban City
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Cebu City to Catbalogan?

The distance between Cebu City and Catbalogan is 195 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Cebu City to Catbalogan?

The cheapest way to get from Cebu City to Catbalogan is to car ferry and Mini Van which costs ₱862 and takes 15 h 28 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Cebu City to Catbalogan?

The quickest way to get from Cebu City to Catbalogan is to fly and Mini Van which takes 2 h 44 min and costs ₱2,700 - ₱9,000.

How long does it take to get from Cebu City to Catbalogan?

It takes approximately 5 h 20 min to get from Cebu City to Catbalogan, including transfers.