There are 5 ways to get from Iloilo City to Northern Samar 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.

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Ferry, drive, car ferry, Local Banca  •  11 h 3 min

  1. Take the ferry from Iloilo to Bacolod
  2. Drive from Bacolod to Escalante
  3. Take the car ferry from Escalante to Tabuelan Port
  4. Drive from Tabuelan Port to Maya
  5. Take the Local Banca from Maya to San Isidro

$35 - $48

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Ferry, drive, Local Boat, car ferry, Local Banca  •  12 h 31 min

  1. Take the ferry from Iloilo to Bacolod
  2. Drive from Bacolod to Cadiz City Port
  3. Take the Local Boat from Cadiz City Port to Bantayan
  4. Take the car ferry from Bantayan to Hagnaya Port, San Remigio
  5. Take the Local Banca from Maya to San Isidro

$36 - $45

Ferry  •  26 h 39 min

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

$45 - $109

Bus and ferry, bus  •  35 h 20 min

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

$60 - $114

Fly  •  11 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Iloilo (ILO) to Calbayog (CYP) ILO - CYP

$94 - $314

Questions & Answers

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 which takes 26 h 39 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 11 h 3 min to get from Iloilo City to Northern Samar, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Iloilo Airport to Calbayog Airport. The quickest flight takes 11 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Cebu Pacific, AirAsia Philippines and Cebgo offer flights from Iloilo Airport to Calbayog Airport.

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There are five+ 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 19 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Iloilo City to Northern Samar.
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  • Distance: 182.8 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 3 min

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

Cebgo, Cebu Pacific and two other airlines fly from Iloilo City to Northern Samar 3 times a day.

Airlines
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Iloilo to Calbayog via Cebu
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Flights from Iloilo to Calbayog via Manila, Cebu
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Bus operators
Philtranco
Website
philtranco.net
Bus and ferry from Iloilo to Philtranco Pasay
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
philtranco.net
Bus from Philtranco Pasay to Catarman
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Schedules at
philtranco.net
Ferry operators
OceanJet
Website
oceanjet.net
Ferry from Iloilo to Bacolod
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
oceanjet.net
Open Air / Tourist Class
$6
E.B. Aznar Shipping Corporation
Website
facebook.com
Car ferry from Escalante to Tabuelan Port
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
facebook.com
Car ferry from Bantayan to Hagnaya Port, San Remigio
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
facebook.com
Local Banca
Ferry from Maya to San Isidro
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Local Boat
Ferry from Cadiz City Port to Bantayan
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Cokaliong Shipping
Website
cokaliongshipping.com
Ferry from Iloilo to Cebu
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
4 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
12 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $45
Schedules at
cokaliongshipping.com
Economy
$16
Tourist
$19
Suite
$46
Trans Asia Shipping
Website
transasiashipping.com
Ferry from Iloilo to Cebu City
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$14 - $45
Schedules at
transasiashipping.com
Private
$45
Cabin
$19
Tourist
$17
2nd Class
$15

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