There are 4 ways to get from Cebu City to Catbalogan by ferry, bus, taxi or plane

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Fast Ferrry, Mini Van  •  5 h 20 min

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

$20

3 alternative options

Ferry, Mini Van  •  6 h 15 min

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

$25 - $28

Ferry, taxi  •  13 h 13 min

  1. Take the ferry from Cebu to Calbayog
  2. Take a taxi from Calbayog to Catbalogan

$36 - $71

Fly, 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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cebu City to Catbalogan is to Fast Ferrry and Mini Van which costs ₱1,061 and takes 5 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cebu City to Catbalogan is to fly and Mini Van which costs ₱1,500 - ₱11,000 and takes 2 h 54 min.

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The distance between Cebu City and Catbalogan is 195 km.

The best way to get from Cebu City to Catbalogan without a car is to Fast Ferrry and Mini Van which takes 5 h 20 min and costs ₱1,061.

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

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

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

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The nearest airport to Catbalogan is Calbayog (CYP) Airport which is 50.3 km away. Other nearby airports include Tacloban (TAC) (62.9 km), Cebu (CEB) (190.2 km) and Legaspi (LGP) (198 km).

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There are five+ hotels available in Catbalogan. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cebu City to Cebu Airport is to taxi which takes 16 min and costs ₱240 - ₱290.

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Map of how to get from Cebu City to Catbalogan.
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  • Distance: 122 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 20 min

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 walk to Ormoc, take the Mini Van to VS Grand Tours, take the walk 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 Ormoc, VS Grand Tours, and Tacloban City in around 6 h 15 min.

Airlines
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Cebu to Tacloban
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Cebu to Tacloban
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Cebu to Tacloban
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $240
Bus operators
VS Grand Tours
Website
vsgrandtours.com
Bus from Ormoc to VS Grand Tours
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
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
Ferry operators
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
OceanJet
Website
oceanjet.net
Ferry from Cebu to Ormoc
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
oceanjet.net
Book at
12go.asia
Tourist Class
$19
Business Class
$23
Cokaliong Shipping
Website
cokaliongshipping.com
Ferry from Cebu to Calbayog
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $50
Schedules at
cokaliongshipping.com
Economy
$16
Tourist
$19
Suite
$46
Other operators
Taxi from Calbayog to Catbalogan
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Estimated price
$20 - $25

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