There are 3 ways to get from Cebu City to Samar by plane, ferry, taxi or car ferry

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

Fly  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Cebu (CEB) to Tacloban (TAC) CEB - TAC

$27 - $199

Cheapest option

Car ferry  •  16 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Cebu to Tacloban

$21

1 alternative option

Fast Ferrry, taxi  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the Fast Ferrry from Cebu to Ormoc
  2. Take a taxi from Ormoc to Tacloban

$44 - $54

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cebu City to Samar is to car ferry which costs ₱1,100 and takes 16 h.

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The quickest way to get from Cebu City to Samar is to fly which costs ₱1,400 - ₱11,000 and takes 1 h 9 min.

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The distance between Cebu City and Samar is 208 km.

It takes approximately 1 h 9 min to get from Cebu City to Samar, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Cebu and arriving at Tacloban. Services depart twice a week, and operate Thursday. The journey takes approximately 16 h.

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

Philippine Airlines, Cebu Pacific and Cebgo fly from Cebu City to Tacloban 3 times a day.

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
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
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
Other operators
Taxi from Ormoc to Tacloban
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40

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