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There are 4 ways to get from Iloilo City to Northern Samar by ferry, bus, bus and ferry or plane

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Ferry, Mini Van, bus  •  25h 6m

  1. Take the ferry from Iloilo to Cebu
  2. Take the ferry from Cebu to Ormoc
  3. Take the Mini Van from Ormoc to VS Grand Tours Tacloban
  4. Take the bus from Tacloban to Catarman

$45 - $66

3 alternative options

Ferry  •  26h 39m

  1. Take the ferry from Iloilo to Cebu
  2. Take the ferry from Cebu to Calbayog

$45 - $93

Bus and ferry, bus  •  35h 20m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Iloilo to Philtranco Pasay
  2. Take the bus from Philtranco Pasay to Catarman 007

$60 - $114

Fly  •  17h 23m

  1. Fly from Iloilo (ILO) to Catarman (CRM) ILO - CRM

$204 - $917

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Iloilo City to Northern Samar is to ferry and Mini Van and bus which costs ₱2,400 - ₱3,600 and takes 25h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Iloilo City to Northern Samar is to fly which costs ₱11,000 - ₱50,000 and takes 17h 23m.

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The distance between Iloilo City and Northern Samar is 293 km.

The best way to get from Iloilo City to Northern Samar without a car is to ferry and Mini Van and bus which takes 25h 6m and costs ₱2,400 - ₱3,600.

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It takes approximately 25h 6m to get from Iloilo City to Northern Samar, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Iloilo Airport to Catarman Airport. The quickest flight takes 20h 45m and has one stopover.

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Cebu Pacific, Cebgo, AirAsia Philippines and Philippine Airlines offer flights from Iloilo Airport to Catarman Airport.

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There are six+ hotels available in Northern Samar. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Iloilo City to Iloilo Airport is to taxi which takes 19m and costs ₱340 - ₱410.

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Map of how to get from Iloilo City to Northern Samar.
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  • Distance: 182.8 miles
  • Duration: 25h 6m

What companies run services between Iloilo City, Philippines and Northern Samar, Philippines?

Philippine Airlines, AirAsia Philippines and two other airlines fly from Iloilo City to Northern Samar every 4 hours.

Airlines
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Iloilo to Catarman via Mactan–Cebu, Clark International
Ave. Duration
21h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Iloilo to Catarman via Clark International
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Iloilo to Catarman via Laguindingan, Clark International
Ave. Duration
20h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Iloilo to Catarman via Davao, Clark International
Ave. Duration
21h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,600
Bus operators
VS Grand Tours
Phone
+63 55 251 5243
Email
corporate@vsgrandtours.com
Website
vsgrandtours.com
Bus from Ormoc to VS Grand Tours Tacloban
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
vsgrandtours.com
Book at
facebook.com
JM Liner
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tacloban to Catarman
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
facebook.com
Philtranco
Phone
(632) 851-8077 to 79
Email
marketing@philtranco.com.ph
Website
philtranco.net
Bus and ferry from Iloilo to Philtranco Pasay
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
philtranco.net
Bus from Philtranco Pasay to Catarman
Ave. Duration
17h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Schedules at
philtranco.net
Ferry operators
Cokaliong Shipping
Phone
(032) 232-7211
Website
cokaliongshipping.com
Ferry from Iloilo to Cebu
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
cokaliongshipping.com
Economy
$15
Tourist
$17
Cabin
$19
Suite Room
$45
Ferry from Cebu to Calbayog
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $50
Schedules at
cokaliongshipping.com
Economy
$16
Tourist
$19
Suite
$46
Trans Asia Shipping
Phone
+63 32 254 6491
Website
transasiashipping.com
Ferry from Iloilo to Cebu City
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
transasiashipping.com
Book at
booking.transasiashipping.com
Private
$45
Cabin
$25
Tourist
$21
2nd Class
$19
SuperCat Ferry
Phone
(+63 32) 233-7000
Email
SuperCat-Customercare@2go.com.ph
Website
supercat.com.ph
Ferry from Cebu to Ormoc
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
supercat.com.ph
Book at
12go.asia
OceanJet
Phone
+63(32)255-7560
Email
customerservice@oceanjet.net
Website
oceanjet.net
Ferry from Cebu to Ormoc
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
oceanjet.net
Book at
12go.asia
Tourist Class
$19
Business Class
$23

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