There are 4 ways to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to Cebu City by plane, car ferry, bus and ferry or ferry

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Fly  •  1h 41m

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Mactan–Cebu (CEB) MNL - CEB

₱1,303 - ₱5,855

3 alternative options

Car ferry  •  22h 14m

  1. Take the car ferry from Manila to Cebu Manila

₱1,469 - ₱2,817

Bus and ferry  •  30h 28m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Manila Pasay to Liloan

₱1,808 - ₱2,555

Bus and ferry, ferry  •  36h 49m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Araneta Center–Cubao MRT Station to Masbate
  2. Take the ferry from Masbate City to Cebu

₱2,475 - ₱2,735

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The cheapest way to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to Cebu City is to bus and ferry which costs ₱1,800 - ₱2,600 and takes 30h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to Cebu City is to fly which costs ₱1,300 - ₱6,000 and takes 1h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manila Airport (MNL) to Cebu City. However, there are services departing from Maria, Parañaque City, Manila and arriving at Cebu North Bus Terminal via Manila Pasay and Liloan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30h 28m.

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The distance between Manila Airport (MNL) and Cebu City is 561 km.

The best way to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to Cebu City without a car is to car ferry which takes 22h 14m and costs ₱1,400 - ₱2,900.

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It takes approximately 1h 41m to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to Cebu City, including transfers.

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Manila Airport (MNL) to Cebu City bus services, operated by Philtranco, depart from Manila Pasay station.

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The quickest flight from Manila Airport to Mactan–Cebu Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Manila Airport (MNL) to Cebu City bus services, operated by Philtranco, arrive at Liloan station.

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Map of how to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to Cebu City.
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  • Distance: 561.3 km
  • Duration: 1h 41m

What companies run services between Manila Airport (MNL), Philippines and Cebu City, Philippines?

Philippine Airlines, AirAsia Philippines and two other airlines fly from Manila Airport (MNL) to Cebu City every 30 minutes. Alternatively, Philtranco operates a vehicle from Manila Pasay to Liloan once daily. Tickets cost ₱1,700 - ₱2,400 and the journey takes 28h.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱1,300 - ₱8,500
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱2,100 - ₱8,500
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Manila to Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱1,300 - ₱7,500
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱2,500 - ₱22,000
Bus operators
Ferry operators
2 GO Travel
Phone
(+63 2) 528.7209
Email
info@2go.com.ph
Website
travel.2go.com.ph
Car ferry from Manila to Cebu
Ave. Duration
22h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
₱1,200 - ₱2,500
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Book at
12go.asia
Mega Value Class
₱1,200 - ₱2,300
Super Value Class
₱1,400 - ₱1,600
Tourist Class
₱1,700 - ₱2,300
Cabin for 4
₱1,800 - ₱2,400
Cabin for 6
₱1,900 - ₱2,500
Stateroom for 2
₱5,100 - ₱5,500
Suiteroom for 2
₱5,400 - ₱5,600
Cokaliong Shipping
Phone
(032) 232-7211
Website
cokaliongshipping.com
Ferry from Masbate City to Cebu
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
₱850 - ₱1,100
Schedules at
cokaliongshipping.com
Economy
₱860
Tourist
₱1,025
Suite Room
₱4,255

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Cebgo, AirAsia Philippines, Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific offer flights from Manila Airport to Mactan–Cebu Airport.

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