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There are 5 ways to get from Cebu City to Manila by plane, bus, car ferry, ferry or bus and ferry

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Fly to Manila  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Mactan–Cebu (CEB) to Manila (MNL) CEB - MNL

$34 - $144

Cheapest option

Car ferry  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Cebu to Manila Cebu-Manila

$22 - $50

3 alternative options

Fly to Clark International, bus  •  6 h

  1. Fly from Mactan–Cebu (CEB) to Clark International (CRK) CEB - CRK
  2. Take the bus from Clark International Airport to Trinoma

$51 - $279

Fast Ferrry, bus  •  25 h 50 min

  1. Take the Fast Ferrry from Cebu to Ormoc
  2. Take the bus from Ormoc to Manila Cubao

$48

Ferry, bus and ferry  •  31 h 10 min

  1. Take the ferry from Cebu to Masbate City
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Masbate City to Isarog Lines Cubao

$40 - $95

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cebu City to Manila is to car ferry which costs ₱1,200 - ₱2,500 and takes 10 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cebu City to Manila is to fly which costs ₱1,800 - ₱8,000 and takes 3 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Cebu and arriving at Manila. Services depart three times a week. The journey takes approximately 10 h 1 min.

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The distance between Cebu City and Manila is 572 km.

The best way to get from Cebu City to Manila without a car is to car ferry which takes 10 h 1 min and costs ₱1,200 - ₱2,500.

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It takes approximately 3 h 5 min to get from Cebu City to Manila, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Mactan–Cebu Airport to Manila Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Cebgo, Cebu Pacific, AirAsia Philippines and Philippine Airlines offer flights from Mactan–Cebu Airport to Manila Airport.

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There are 3087+ hotels available in Manila. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cebu City to Mactan–Cebu Airport is to bus which takes 37 min and costs ₱40.

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Map of how to get from Cebu City to Manila.
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  • Distance: 357.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 5 min

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

Philippine Airlines, AirAsia Philippines and two other airlines fly from Cebu City to Manila every 30 minutes.

Airlines
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Mactan–Cebu to Manila
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $260
Flights from Mactan–Cebu to Clark International
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Mactan–Cebu to Clark International via Francisco B. Reyes
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Mactan–Cebu to Manila
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Mactan–Cebu to Clark International
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Mactan–Cebu to Clark International via Puerto Princesa
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Mactan–Cebu to Manila
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $140
Flights from Mactan–Cebu to Clark International
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Mactan–Cebu to Manila
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Mactan–Cebu to Clark International
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Bus operators
Pintados Bus
Website
phbus.com
Bus from Ormoc to Manila Cubao
Ave. Duration
22 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
bicolisarog.com
Book at
bicolisarog.com
Bicol Isarog
Website
bicolisarog.com
Bus and ferry from Masbate City to Isarog Lines Cubao
Ave. Duration
14 h 57 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
bicolisarog.com
Book at
pinoytravel.com.ph
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 Manila
Ave. Duration
10 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Book at
travel.2go.com.ph
Mega Value Class
$22 - $45
Super Value Class
$26 - $30
Tourist Class
$30 - $45
Cabin for 4
$30 - $45
Cabin for 6
$35 - $50
Stateroom for 2
$95 - $105
Suiteroom for 2
$100 - $105
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
Cokaliong Shipping
Website
cokaliongshipping.com
Ferry from Cebu to Masbate City
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$13 - $70
Schedules at
cokaliongshipping.com
Economy
$14
Cabin for 2
$64
Cabin for 4
$30
Suite Room
$69

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