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There are 3 ways to get from Davao City to Zamboanga by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Davao (DVO) to Zamboanga (ZAM) DVO - ZAM

$174 - $384

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Bus  •  19 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Davao City to Agora, Cagayan de Oro
  2. Take the bus from Cagayan de Oro to Zamboanga

$16 - $27

1 alternative option

Drive  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Davao City to Zamboanga 410.1 miles

$50 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Davao City to Zamboanga is to bus which costs ₱850 - ₱1,500 and takes 19 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Davao City to Zamboanga is to fly which costs ₱9,000 - ₱21,000 and takes 1 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Davao City to Zamboanga. However, there are services departing from Davao City and arriving at Zamboanga via Cagayan de Oro. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 40 min.

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The distance between Davao City and Zamboanga is 391 km. The road distance is 656.1 km.

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The best way to get from Davao City to Zamboanga without a car is to bus which takes 19 h 40 min and costs ₱850 - ₱1,500.

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It takes approximately 1 h 13 min to get from Davao City to Zamboanga, including transfers.

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Davao City to Zamboanga bus services, operated by RTMI (Rural Transit of Mindanao Incorporated), depart from Davao City station.

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The best way to get from Davao City to Zamboanga is to fly which takes 1 h 13 min and costs ₱9,000 - ₱21,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₱850 - ₱1,500 and takes 19 h 40 min.

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The quickest flight from Davao Airport to Zamboanga Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Davao City to Zamboanga bus services, operated by RTMI (Rural Transit of Mindanao Incorporated), arrive at Zamboanga station.

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Map of how to get from Davao City to Zamboanga.
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  • Distance: 244.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 13 min

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

Cebu Pacific and Philippine Airlines fly from Davao City to Zamboanga twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Davao City to Zamboanga via Agora, Cagayan de Oro and Cagayan de Oro in around 19 h 40 min.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Davao to Zamboanga
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $100
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Davao to Zamboanga
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Bus operators
RTMI (Rural Transit of Mindanao Incorporated)
Phone
+63 88 858 5887
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
Bus from Cagayan de Oro to Zamboanga
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
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Yes, the driving distance between Davao City to Zamboanga is 656 km. It takes approximately 10 h 15 min to drive from Davao City to Zamboanga.

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Cebu Pacific and Philippine Airlines offer flights from Davao Airport to Zamboanga Airport.

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There are four+ hotels available in Zamboanga. Prices start at $100 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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