Directions from Iloilo City to Samar

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

Fly  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Iloilo (ILO) to Tacloban (TAC) ILO - TAC

$79 - $362

Cheapest option

Ferry, car ferry  •  29 h 43 min

  1. Take the ferry from Iloilo to Cebu
  2. Take the car ferry from Cebu to Tacloban

$36 - $67

2 alternative options

Ferry, drive, car ferry, Fast Ferrry  •  9 h 32 min

  1. Take the ferry from Iloilo to Bacolod
  2. Drive from Bacolod to San Carlos
  3. Take the car ferry from San Carlos to Toledo
  4. Take the Fast Ferrry from Cebu to Ormoc
  5. Drive from Ormoc to Tacloban

$41 - $59

Ferry, Fast Ferrry, taxi  •  17 h 15 min

  1. Take the ferry from Iloilo to Cebu
  2. Take the Fast Ferrry from Cebu to Ormoc
  3. Take a taxi from Ormoc to Tacloban

$60 - $101

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

Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific fly from Iloilo City to Tacloban every 4 hours.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Iloilo to Tacloban via Manila
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Iloilo to Tacloban via Cebu
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Iloilo to Tacloban via Manila
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Ferry operators
OceanJet
Website
oceanjet.net
Ferry from Iloilo to Bacolod
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
oceanjet.net
Open Air / Tourist Class
$5
Business Class
$7
FastCat Ferry
Website
fastcat.com.ph
Car ferry from San Carlos to Toledo
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Schedules at
fastcat.com.ph
Book at
pinoytravel.com.ph
Economy
$4
Premium Economy
$5
Business Class
$7
SuperCat Ferry
Website
supercat.com.ph
Ferry from Cebu to Ormoc
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
supercat.com.ph
Cokaliong Shipping
Website
cokaliongshipping.com
Ferry from Iloilo to Cebu
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
cokaliongshipping.com
Economy
$16
Tourist
$17
Cabin
$20
Suite Room
$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
$15 - $50
Schedules at
transasiashipping.com
Private
$47
Cabin
$20
Tourist
$17
2nd Class
$16
Car ferry from Cebu to Tacloban
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
transasiashipping.com
Other operators
Taxi from Ormoc to Tacloban
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Iloilo City and Samar is 294 km.

The cheapest way to get from Iloilo City to Samar is to ferry and car ferry which costs ₱1,900 - ₱3,600 and takes 29 h 43 min.

The quickest way to get from Iloilo City to Samar is to fly which takes 3 h 2 min and costs ₱4,100 - ₱19,000.

No, there is no direct ferry from Iloilo City to Samar. However, there are services departing from Iloilo and arriving at Tacloban via Cebu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 43 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 2 min to get from Iloilo City to Samar, including transfers.