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

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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Fly  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Iloilo (ILO) to Zamboanga (ZAM) ILO - ZAM

$66 - $257

Cheapest option

Ferry, bus, car ferry  •  22 h 19 min

  1. Take the ferry from Iloilo to Bacolod
  2. Take the bus from Bacolod to Dumaguete
  3. Take the car ferry from Dumaguete Port to Zamboanga

$25 - $65

3 alternative options

Ferry, car ferry  •  29 h 30 min

  1. Take the ferry from Iloilo to Cebu
  2. Take the car ferry from Cebu to Zamboanga Port

$32 - $62

Bus and ferry, bus  •  2 days 13 h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Iloilo to Philtranco Pasay
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Philtranco Pasay to Cagayan De Oro
  3. Take the bus from Cagayan de Oro to Zamboanga

$89 - $163

Ferry, drive  •  13 h 59 min

  1. Take the ferry from Iloilo to Bacolod
  2. Drive from Bacolod to Dumaguete
  3. Take the ferry from Dumaguete to Dapitan
  4. Drive from Dapitan to Zamboanga

$56 - $83

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct ferry from Iloilo City to Zamboanga. However, there are services departing from Iloilo and arriving at Zamboanga Port via Cebu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 30 min.

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The distance between Iloilo City and Zamboanga is 424 km.

The best way to get from Iloilo City to Zamboanga without a car is to ferry and bus and car ferry which takes 22 h 19 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 59 min to get from Iloilo City to Zamboanga, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Iloilo Airport to Zamboanga Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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

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There are three+ hotels available in Zamboanga. 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 Zamboanga.
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  • Distance: 265.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 59 min

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

Philippine Airlines, Cebu Pacific and two other airlines fly from Iloilo City to Zamboanga hourly.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Iloilo to Zamboanga via Manila
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Iloilo to Zamboanga via Davao
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Flights from Iloilo to Zamboanga via Manila, Cebu
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Iloilo to Zamboanga via Puerto Princesa, Manila
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Iloilo to Zamboanga via General Santos, Manila
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Iloilo to Zamboanga via Manila
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Iloilo to Zamboanga via Cebu, Manila
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Iloilo to Zamboanga via Manila, Davao
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Iloilo to Zamboanga via Cebu
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Bus operators
Ceres Liner
Bus from Bacolod to Dumaguete
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
bacolodpages.com
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 and ferry from Philtranco Pasay to Cagayan De Oro
Ave. Duration
31 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
philtranco.net
RTMI (Rural Transit of Mindanao Incorporated)
Phone
+63 88 858 5887
Bus from Cagayan de Oro to Zamboanga
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules 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
2 GO Travel
Phone
(+63 2) 528.7209
Email
info@2go.com.ph
Website
travel.2go.com.ph
Car ferry from Dumaguete Port to Zamboanga
Ave. Duration
14 h 1 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14 - $50
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Super Value Class
$14 - $35
Mega Value Class
$16 - $40
Tourist Class
$22 - $40
Cabin for 4
$30 - $50
Stateroom for 2
$45 - $80
Suiteroom for 2
$55 - $110
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 Dumaguete to Dapitan
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
cokaliongshipping.com
Economy
$6
Tourist
$8
Business
$11
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
George and Peter Lines Inc.
Website
gplines.com
Car ferry from Cebu to Zamboanga Port
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
superferry2go.com

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