There are 7 ways to get from Eastern Samar to Cebu City by taxi, bus, ferry, car ferry 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

Taxi, Mini Van, Fast Ferrry  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Eastern Samar to VS Grand Tours Catbalogan
  2. Take the Mini Van from VS Grand Tours Catbalogan to Tacloban City
  3. Take a taxi from Tacloban City to Ormoc
  4. Take the Fast Ferrry from Ormoc to Cebu

$90 - $108

Cheapest option

Minivan, car ferry  •  22 h 4 min

  1. Take the Minivan from Borongan to Tacloban
  2. Take the car ferry from Tacloban to Cebu

$24 - $25

5 alternative options

Minivan, Mini Van, Fast Ferrry  •  10 h 37 min

  1. Take the Minivan from Borongan to Tacloban
  2. Take the Mini Van from VS Grand Tours Tacloban to Ormoc
  3. Take the Fast Ferrry from Ormoc to Cebu

$27 - $28

Minivan, Mini Van, ferry  •  11 h 32 min

  1. Take the Minivan from Borongan to Tacloban
  2. Take the Mini Van from VS Grand Tours Tacloban to Ormoc
  3. Take the ferry from Ormoc to Cebu

$31 - $37

Taxi, ferry  •  15 h 49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Eastern Samar to Calbayog
  2. Take the ferry from Calbayog to Cebu

$78 - $124

Minivan to Tacloban, fly  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the Minivan from Borongan to Tacloban
  2. Fly from Tacloban (TAC) to Cebu (CEB) TAC - CEB

$33 - $206

Taxi, Mini Van to Calbayog, fly  •  7 h

  1. Take a taxi from Eastern Samar to VS Grand Tours Catbalogan
  2. Take the Mini Van from VS Grand Tours Catbalogan to VS Grand Tours Calbayog
  3. Fly from Calbayog (CYP) to Cebu (CEB) CYP - CEB

$80 - $171

Questions & Answers

The distance between Eastern Samar and Cebu City is 220 km.

The best way to get from Eastern Samar to Cebu City without a car is to taxi and Mini Van and Fast Ferrry which takes 8 h 41 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 41 min to get from Eastern Samar to Cebu City, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Tacloban Airport to Cebu Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Philippine Airlines and Cebgo offer flights from Tacloban Airport to Cebu Airport.

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There are 1033+ hotels available in Cebu City. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Eastern Samar to Cebu City.
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  • Distance: 137.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 41 min

What companies run services between Eastern Samar, Philippines and Cebu City, Philippines?

There is no direct connection from Eastern Samar to Cebu City. However, you can take the taxi to VS Grand Tours Catbalogan, take the Mini Van to Tacloban City, take the taxi to Ormoc, then take the Fast Ferrry to Cebu. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Eastern Samar to Cebu City via Borongan, Tacloban, VS Grand Tours Tacloban, Ormoc, and Ormoc in around 10 h 37 min.

Airlines
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Tacloban to Cebu
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Flights from Calbayog to Cebu
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$29 - $110
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Tacloban to Cebu
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Bus operators
VS Grand Tours
Website
vsgrandtours.com
Bus from VS Grand Tours Catbalogan to Tacloban City
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
vsgrandtours.com
Book at
facebook.com
Bus from VS Grand Tours Tacloban to Ormoc
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
vsgrandtours.com
Book at
facebook.com
Bus from VS Grand Tours Catbalogan to VS Grand Tours Calbayog
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
vsgrandtours.com
Book at
facebook.com
Minivan
Bus from Borongan to Tacloban
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Ferry operators
SuperCat Ferry
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
OceanJet
Website
oceanjet.net
Ferry from Ormoc to Cebu
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
oceanjet.net
Book at
12go.asia
Tourist Class
$19
Business Class
$23
Cokaliong Shipping
Website
cokaliongshipping.com
Ferry from Calbayog to Cebu
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $50
Schedules at
cokaliongshipping.com
Economy
$16
Tourist
$19
Suite
$46
Trans Asia Shipping
Website
transasiashipping.com
Car ferry from Tacloban to Cebu
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
transasiashipping.com
Book at
122.54.153.108
Other operators
Taxi from Eastern Samar to VS Grand Tours Catbalogan
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55

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