There are 5 ways to get from Iloilo City to Samar by plane, ferry, car, car ferry, bus and ferry or bus

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 3 min

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

$84 - $291

Cheapest option

Ferry, car ferry  •  30 h 13 min

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

$29 - $59

3 alternative options

Ferry, drive, car ferry, Fast Ferrry  •  9 h 40 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

$43 - $54

Ferry, bus and ferry, Fast Ferrry, Mini Van  •  15 h 53 min

  1. Take the ferry from Iloilo to Bacolod
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Bacolod to Cebu South Bus Terminal
  3. Take the Fast Ferrry from Cebu to Ormoc
  4. Take the Mini Van from Ormoc to VS Grand Tours Tacloban

$31 - $35

Ferry, Fast Ferrry, Mini Van  •  18 h 46 min

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

$32 - $62

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Iloilo City to Samar is to ferry and car ferry which costs ₱1,500 - ₱3,200 and takes 30 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Iloilo City to Samar is to fly which costs ₱4,500 - ₱16,000 and takes 3 h 3 min.

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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 30 h 13 min.

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The distance between Iloilo City and Samar is 294 km.

The best way to get from Iloilo City to Samar without a car is to ferry and bus and ferry and Fast Ferrry and Mini Van which takes 15 h 53 min and costs ₱1,600 - ₱1,900.

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

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There is no direct flight from Iloilo Airport to Tacloban Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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

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There are five+ hotels available in 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 ₱340 - ₱410.

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Map of how to get from Iloilo City to Samar.
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  • Distance: 183.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 3 min

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

Philippine Airlines, Cebu Pacific and Cebgo fly from Iloilo City to Tacloban every 3 hours.

Airlines
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Iloilo to Tacloban via Cebu
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Iloilo to Tacloban via Manila
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Iloilo to Tacloban via Cebu, Manila
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Iloilo to Tacloban via Manila
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Bus operators
Ceres Liner
Bus and ferry from Bacolod to Cebu South Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
cebu.gov.ph
Book at
facebook.com
VS Grand Tours
Website
vsgrandtours.com
Bus from Ormoc to VS Grand Tours Tacloban
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
vsgrandtours.com
Book at
facebook.com
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 San Carlos to Toledo
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
facebook.com
SuperCat Ferry
Website
supercat.com.ph
Ferry from Cebu to Ormoc
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14
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
$14 - $19
Schedules at
cokaliongshipping.com
Economy
$15
Tourist
$17
Cabin
$19
Suite Room
$45
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
Car ferry from Cebu to Tacloban
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
transasiashipping.com
Book at
122.54.153.108

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