There are 5 ways to get from Davao City to Cebu City by plane, taxi, car ferry, bus or 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 25 min

  1. Fly from Davao (DVO) to Cebu (CEB) DVO - CEB

$43 - $120

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry  •  18 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Davao City to Agora, Cagayan de Oro
  2. Take the ferry from Cagayan De Oro to Cebu

$25 - $30

3 alternative options

Taxi, car ferry  •  12 h 49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Davao City to Cagayan de Oro
  2. Take the car ferry from Cagayan de Oro to Cebu City Cagayan De Oro

$104 - $123

Bus, taxi, car ferry  •  15 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Davao City to Bukidnon
  2. Take a taxi from Bukidnon to Cagayan de Oro
  3. Take the car ferry from Cagayan de Oro to Cebu City

$60 - $81

Bus, car ferry  •  18 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Davao City to Agora, Cagayan de Oro
  2. Take the car ferry from Cagayan De Oro Port to Cebu Pier 1

$26 - $31

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Davao City to Cebu City is to bus and ferry which costs ₱1,300 - ₱1,700 and takes 18 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Davao City to Cebu City is to fly which costs ₱2,200 - ₱6,500 and takes 1 h 25 min.

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The distance between Davao City and Cebu City is 407 km.

It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to get from Davao City to Cebu City, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Davao City to Davao Airport is to taxi which takes 13 min and costs ₱190 - ₱240.

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Map of how to get from Davao City to Cebu City.
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  • Distance: 254.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 25 min

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

SilkAir, Philippine Airlines and two other airlines fly from Davao City to Cebu City every 3 hours.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Davao to Cebu
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $150
Flights from Davao to Cebu via Iloilo
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $260
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Davao to Cebu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Davao to Cebu
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Davao to Cebu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $140
Bus operators
RTMI (Rural Transit of Mindanao Incorporated)
Phone
+63 88 858 5887
Bus from Davao City to Bukidnon
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Davao City to Agora, Cagayan de Oro
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Schedules at
facebook.com
Ferry operators
2 GO Travel
Phone
(+63 2) 528.7209
Email
info@2go.com.ph
Website
travel.2go.com.ph
Car ferry from Cagayan de Oro to Cebu City
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Mega Value Class
$22
Super Value Class
$22
Tourist Class
$22
Cabin for 4
$25
Stateroom for 2
$68
Suiteroom for 2
$89
Trans Asia Shipping
Website
transasiashipping.com
Ferry from Cagayan De Oro to Cebu
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
transasiashipping.com
Lite Ferries
Other operators
Taxi from Davao City to Cagayan de Oro
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Maligaya Taxi
Phone
+63 82 299 1111
Mabuhay Taxi
Phone
+63 82 235 1784

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