There are 6 ways to get from Davao City to Cebu City by plane, bus, taxi, ferry 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 25 min

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

$43 - $120

Cheapest option

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 - $29

4 alternative options

Bus, taxi, ferry, car ferry  •  16 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Davao City to Valencia
  2. Take the bus from Valencia to Agora, Cagayan de Oro
  3. Take a taxi from Agora, Cagayan de Oro to Iligan
  4. Take the ferry from Iligan to Ozamis
  5. Take the car ferry from Ozamis Pier to Cebu City

$41 - $84

Bus, car ferry via Ozamis Pier  •  15 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Davao City to Valencia
  2. Take the bus from Valencia to Agora, Cagayan de Oro
  3. Take the car ferry from Ozamis Pier to Cebu City

$36 - $63

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 - $30

Taxi, car ferry  •  10 h 43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Davao City to Ozamis Pier
  2. Take the car ferry from Ozamis Pier to Cebu City Ozamis

$148 - $180

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 Cebu
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $150
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
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Davao to Cebu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Bus operators
RTMI (Rural Transit of Mindanao Incorporated)
Phone
+63 88 858 5887
Bus from Davao City to Valencia
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $10
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Valencia to Agora, Cagayan de Oro
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $9
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
Cokaliong Shipping
Website
cokaliongshipping.com
Ferry from Iligan to Ozamis
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $23
Schedules at
cokaliongshipping.com
Economy
$4
Tourist
$6
Cabin
$7
Suite Room
$23
2 GO Travel
Phone
(+63 2) 528.7209
Email
info@2go.com.ph
Website
travel.2go.com.ph
Car ferry from Ozamis Pier to Cebu City
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Super Value Class
$19 - $23
Mega Value Class
$21 - $25
Tourist Class
$23 - $27
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
Other operators
Taxi from Agora, Cagayan de Oro to Iligan
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$12 - $15

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Davao City to Cebu City?

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

What is the cheapest way to get from Davao City to Cebu City?

The cheapest way to get from Davao City to Cebu City is to bus and car ferry which costs ₱1,200 - ₱1,600 and takes 18 h 56 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Davao City to Cebu City?

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

How long does it take to get from Davao City to Cebu City?

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