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There are 5 ways to get from Dumaguete to Butuan by ferry, car, car ferry, bus and ferry, bus 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.

Recommended option

Ferry, drive  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Take the ferry from Dumaguete to Tagbilaran
  2. Drive from Tagbilaran to Jagna
  3. Take the ferry from Jagna to Nasipit

$32 - $70

Cheapest option

Ferry, busferry, bus  •  20 h 15 min

  1. Take the ferry from Dumaguete to Dapitan
  2. Take the busferry from Dipolog to Bulua, Cagayan de Oro
  3. Take the bus from Cagayan de Oro to Butuan

$22 - $40

3 alternative options

Ferry, car ferry  •  14 h 3 min

  1. Take the ferry from Dumaguete to Tagbilaran
  2. Take the ferry from Tagbilaran to Cebu
  3. Take the car ferry from Cebu to Nasipit Pier, Butuan

$54 - $72

Ferry, drive via Iligan  •  13 h 1 min

  1. Take the ferry from Dumaguete to Dapitan
  2. Drive from Dapitan to Ozamis
  3. Take the ferry from Ozamis to Iligan
  4. Drive from Iligan to Butuan

$42 - $88

Fly  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Dumaguete (DGT) to Butuan (BXU) DGT - BXU

$66 - $238

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dumaguete to Butuan is to ferry and busferry and bus which costs ₱1,100 - ₱2,200 and takes 20 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dumaguete to Butuan is to fly which costs ₱3,500 - ₱13,000 and takes 4 h 26 min.

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The distance between Dumaguete and Butuan is 249 km.

The best way to get from Dumaguete to Butuan without a car is to ferry and car ferry which takes 14 h 3 min and costs ₱2,900 - ₱3,900.

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It takes approximately 9 h 22 min to get from Dumaguete to Butuan, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Dumaguete Airport to Butuan Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Cebgo, Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific offer flights from Dumaguete Airport to Butuan Airport.

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There are 27+ hotels available in Butuan. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Dumaguete to Dumaguete Airport is to taxi which takes 4 min and costs ₱100 - ₱120.

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Map of how to get from Dumaguete to Butuan.
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  • Distance: 155.8 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 22 min

What companies run services between Dumaguete, Philippines and Butuan, Philippines?

Cebgo, Cebu Pacific and Philippine Airlines fly from Dumaguete to Butuan every 4 hours.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Dumaguete to Butuan via Manila
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Dumaguete to Butuan via Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Dumaguete to Butuan via Manila, Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Bus operators
RTMI (Rural Transit of Mindanao Incorporated)
Phone
+63 88 858 5887
Bus and ferry from Dipolog to Bulua, Cagayan de Oro
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bachelor Express
Phone
+63(082) 285-6486
Bus from Cagayan de Oro to Butuan
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Ferry operators
OceanJet
Website
oceanjet.net
Ferry from Dumaguete to Tagbilaran
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
oceanjet.net
Book at
12go.asia
Tourist Class
$13
Business Class
$19
Ferry from Tagbilaran to Cebu
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
oceanjet.net
Book at
12go.asia
Tourist Class
$15
Business Class
$19
Cokaliong Shipping
Website
cokaliongshipping.com
Ferry from Jagna to Nasipit
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$12 - $40
Schedules at
cokaliongshipping.com
Economy
$13
Tourist
$15
Cabin
$18
Suite Room
$39
Ferry from Dumaguete to Dapitan
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
cokaliongshipping.com
Economy
$6
Tourist
$8
Business
$11
Ferry from Ozamis to Iligan
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $23
Schedules at
cokaliongshipping.com
Economy
$4
Tourist
$5
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 Cebu to Nasipit Pier, Butuan
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Mega Value Class
$21
Tourist Class
$21
Cabin for 4
$24
Stateroom for 2
$49
Suiteroom for 2
$89
Ferry from Ozamis Pier to Iligan Port
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$1 - $20
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Mega Value Class
$2
Super Value Class
$2
Tourist Class
$2
Cabin for 4
$20

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