There are 6 ways to get from Cebu City to Samar by ferry, taxi, bus, car ferry 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.

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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

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Car ferry  •  16 h 30 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Cebu to Tacloban

$14

4 alternative options

Fast Ferrry, Mini Van  •  5 h 5 min

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

$17

Ferry, Mini Van  •  6 h

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

$22 - $25

Fly to Tacloban  •  2 h 30 min

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

$23 - $195

Fly to Calbayog  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Cebu (CEB) to Calbayog (CYP) CEB - CYP

$43 - $155

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Cebu and arriving at Tacloban. Services depart once a week, and operate Thursday. The journey takes approximately 16 h 30 min.

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The distance between Cebu City and Samar is 208 km.

The best way to get from Cebu City to Samar without a car is to Fast Ferrry and taxi which takes 3 h 34 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 34 min to get from Cebu City to Samar, 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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Philippine Airlines and Cebgo offer flights from Cebu Airport to Tacloban Airport.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Cebu City to Samar.
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  • Distance: 129.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 34 min

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

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

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 Ormoc to VS Grand Tours Tacloban
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
Trans Asia Shipping
Website
transasiashipping.com
Car ferry from Cebu to Tacloban
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
transasiashipping.com
Book at
122.54.153.108
Other operators
Taxi from Ormoc to Tacloban
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40

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