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There are 6 ways to get from Davao City to Cebu City by plane, taxi, car ferry, bus, ferry or bus and 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  •  2 h 14 min

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

$40 - $115

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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

$25 - $30

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Taxi, car ferry  •  13 h 19 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 49 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

$59 - $81

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

$26 - $34

Bus and ferry, ferry  •  21 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Davao City to Ormoc
  2. Take the ferry from Ormoc to Cebu

$27 - $42

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Davao City to Cebu City is to bus and car ferry which costs ₱1,300 - ₱1,700 and takes 18 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Davao City to Cebu City is to fly which costs ₱2,100 - ₱6,500 and takes 2 h 14 min.

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

The best way to get from Davao City to Cebu City without a car is to taxi and car ferry which takes 13 h 19 min and costs ₱5,500 - ₱7,000.

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It takes approximately 2 h 14 min to get from Davao City to Cebu City, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Davao Airport to Mactan–Cebu Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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There are 1177+ hotels available in Cebu City. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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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: 2 h 14 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 4 hours.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Davao to Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $150
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Davao to Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $140
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Davao to Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Davao to Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $440
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
Bachelor Express
Phone
+63(082) 285-6486
Bus and ferry from Davao City to Ormoc
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Schedules at
davaoterminal.page.tl
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 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Mega Value Class
$21
Super Value Class
$21
Tourist Class
$22
Cabin for 4
$25
Stateroom for 2
$67
Suiteroom for 2
$89
Trans Asia Shipping
Phone
+63 32 254 6491
Website
transasiashipping.com
Ferry from Cagayan De Oro to Cebu
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $23
Schedules at
transasiashipping.com
2nd class non-air
$21
Tourist
$23
Private Room for 2
$76
Private Room (Bed)2
$76
SuperCat Ferry
Phone
(+63 32) 233-7000
Email
SuperCat-Customercare@2go.com.ph
Website
supercat.com.ph
Ferry from Ormoc to Cebu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
supercat.com.ph
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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