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There are 9 ways to get from Cebu City to Pulau Lankayan by plane, car ferry, bus, ferry or bus and ferry

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Fly to Sanga-Sanga, travel  •  9h 16m

  1. Fly from Mactan–Cebu (CEB) to Sanga-Sanga (TWT) CEB - TWT
  2. Travel from Sanga-Sanga to Pulau Lankayan

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Fly to Puerto Princesa, travel  •  10h 5m

  1. Fly from Mactan–Cebu (CEB) to Puerto Princesa (PPS) CEB - PPS
  2. Travel from Puerto Princesa to Pulau Lankayan

Fly to Kota Kinabalu, travel  •  11h 14m

  1. Fly from Mactan–Cebu (CEB) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI) CEB - BKI
  2. Travel from Kota Kinabalu to Pulau Lankayan

Fly to Sandakan, travel  •  11h 13m

  1. Fly from Mactan–Cebu (CEB) to Sandakan (SDK) CEB - SDK
  2. Travel from Sandakan to Pulau Lankayan

Fly to Zamboanga, car ferry, travel  •  21h 13m

  1. Fly from Mactan–Cebu (CEB) to Zamboanga (ZAM) CEB - ZAM
  2. Take the car ferry from Zamboanga to Sandakan Harbour
  3. Travel from Sandakan Harbour to Pulau Lankayan

Fly to Lahad Datu, bus, travel  •  16h 33m

  1. Fly from Mactan–Cebu (CEB) to Lahad Datu (LDU) CEB - LDU
  2. Take the bus from Lahad Datu to Sandakan Express Bus Terminal
  3. Travel from Sandakan Express Bus Terminal to Pulau Lankayan

Ferry, car ferry, travel  •  38h 33m

  1. Take the ferry from Cebu Pier to Tagbilaran Pier
  2. Take the ferry from Tagbilaran Pier to Dumaguete Port
  3. Take the car ferry from Dumaguete Port to Zamboanga
  4. Take the car ferry from Zamboanga to Sandakan Harbour
  5. Travel from Sandakan Harbour to Pulau Lankayan

Car ferry, travel  •  2 days 2h

  1. Take the car ferry from Cebu to Zamboanga City
  2. Take the car ferry from Zamboanga to Sandakan Harbour
  3. Travel from Sandakan Harbour to Pulau Lankayan

Ferry, bus, bus and ferry, car ferry, travel  •  2 days 4h

  1. Take the ferry from Cebu to Ormoc
  2. Take the bus from Ormoc to Baybay
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Baybay to Butuan
  4. Take the bus from Butuan to Agora, Cagayan de Oro
  5. Take the bus from Cagayan de Oro to Zamboanga
  6. Take the car ferry from Zamboanga to Sandakan Harbour
  7. Travel from Sandakan Harbour to Pulau Lankayan
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Conditions of entry into Malaysia from Philippines

  • 5-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from COVID-19 testing on arrival
  • Health screen upon arrival. Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact tracing purposes
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No, entry into Malaysia from Philippines is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Pulau Lankayan is 03 88810200.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Pulau Lankayan is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Pulau Lankayan is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 03 88810200.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Philippines from Malaysia.

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Last updated: 23 Jun 2022
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The distance between Cebu City and Pulau Lankayan is 782 km.

The best way to get from Cebu City to Pulau Lankayan without a car is to ferry and car ferry and travel which takes 38h 33m and costs .

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It takes approximately 9h 16m to get from Cebu City to Pulau Lankayan, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Mactan–Cebu Airport to Sanga-Sanga Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 40m and has one stopover.

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Cebu Pacific offers flights from Mactan–Cebu Airport to Sanga-Sanga Airport.

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The best way to get from Cebu City to Mactan–Cebu Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs ₱25 - ₱40.

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Map of how to get from Cebu City to Pulau Lankayan.
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  • Distance: 781.6 km
  • Duration: 9h 16m

What companies run services between Cebu City, Philippines and Pulau Lankayan, Malaysia?

There is no direct connection from Cebu City to Pulau Lankayan. However, you can take the bus to Mactan–Cebu International Airport, take the walk to Mactan–Cebu airport, fly to Sanga-Sanga, then take the travel to Pulau Lankayan. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Mactan–Cebu International Airport, take the walk to Mactan–Cebu airport, fly to Puerto Princesa, then take the travel to Pulau Lankayan.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Mactan–Cebu to Sanga-Sanga via Zamboanga
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 240 - RM 1100
Flights from Mactan–Cebu to Puerto Princesa
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 110 - RM 700
Flights from Mactan–Cebu to Kota Kinabalu via Manila
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 250 - RM 1100
Flights from Mactan–Cebu to Kota Kinabalu via Puerto Princesa, Manila
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 340 - RM 1300
Flights from Mactan–Cebu to Zamboanga
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 95 - RM 700
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Mactan–Cebu to Sandakan via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 950 - RM 3400
Flights from Mactan–Cebu to Sandakan via Manila, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 1000 - RM 2900
Flights from Mactan–Cebu to Lahad Datu via Manila, Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
10h 36m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 650 - RM 2400
Flights from Mactan–Cebu to Lahad Datu via Puerto Princesa, Manila, Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 750 - RM 2600
Flights from Mactan–Cebu to Lahad Datu via Davao, Manila, Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 800 - RM 2700
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Mactan–Cebu to Kota Kinabalu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 800 - RM 2800
Flights from Mactan–Cebu to Sandakan via Kuala Lumpur, Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 950 - RM 3400
Flights from Mactan–Cebu to Sandakan via Manila, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
12h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 900 - RM 2500
Flights from Mactan–Cebu to Sandakan via Manila, Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 390 - RM 1400
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Mactan–Cebu to Puerto Princesa
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 200 - RM 900
Flights from Mactan–Cebu to Kota Kinabalu via Manila
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 350 - RM 1100
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Mactan–Cebu to Puerto Princesa
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 180 - RM 900
Flights from Mactan–Cebu to Zamboanga
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 110 - RM 850
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Mactan–Cebu to Zamboanga
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 120 - RM 600
Bus operators
Dyana Express
Phone
+6088 389 997, +6016 831 65 65
Website
beautifulkk.com
Bus from Lahad Datu to Sandakan Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RM 42
Schedules at
dyanaexpressblog.blogspot.com
Davao Metro Shuttle
Phone
+6382.2992961,+63922.8382416
Email
admin@davaometroshuttle.com
Website
davaometroshuttle.com
Bus from Ormoc to Baybay
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
RM 6 - RM 9
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bachelor Express
Phone
+63(082) 285-6486
Bus and ferry from Baybay to Butuan
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RM 30 - RM 65
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Butuan to Agora, Cagayan de Oro
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RM 19 - RM 45
Schedules at
cdodev.com
RTMI (Rural Transit of Mindanao Incorporated)
Phone
+63 88 858 5887
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Cagayan de Oro to Zamboanga
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
RM 45 - RM 70
Schedules at
facebook.com
Ferry operators
Aleson Shipping
Phone
63 (062) 992-0970
Website
aleson-shipping.com
Car ferry from Zamboanga to Sandakan Harbour
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
RM 250 - RM 310
Schedules at
aleson-shipping.com
Economy
RM 254
Aircon
RM 279
Cabin
RM 303
Oceanjet
Website
traveldivaishnavi.com
Ferry from Cebu Pier to Tagbilaran Pier
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RM 75 - RM 120
Schedules at
traveldivaishnavi.com
Ferry from Tagbilaran Pier to Dumaguete Port
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
RM 85 - RM 130
Schedules at
traveldivaishnavi.com
Ferry from Cebu to Ormoc
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
RM 95 - RM 140
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
12go.asia
Tourist Class
RM 96
Business Class
RM 140
Open Air
RM 96
2 GO Travel
Phone
(+63 2) 528.7209
Email
info@2go.com.ph
Website
travel.2go.com.ph
Car ferry from Dumaguete Port to Zamboanga
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
RM 75 - RM 170
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Book at
travel.2go.com.ph
Super Value Class
RM 76
Mega Value Class
RM 83
Tourist Class
RM 94
Cabin for 4
RM 168
Stateroom for 2
RM 387
Suiteroom for 2
RM 404
Trans Asia Shipping
Phone
+63 32 254 6491
Website
transasiashipping.com
Car ferry from Cebu to Zamboanga City
Ave. Duration
32h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
RM 81
Schedules at
transasiashipping.com
SuperCat Ferry
Phone
(+63 32) 233-7000
Email
SuperCat-Customercare@2go.com.ph
Website
supercat.com.ph
Ferry from Cebu to Ormoc
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RM 45 - RM 100
Schedules at
supercatschedule.com
Book at
phbus.com
Tourist
RM 73
Business
RM 97
Economy
RM 49

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