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

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Fly to Mactan–Cebu  •  2h 6m

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

$36 - $133

Cheapest option

Car ferry  •  22h 13m

  1. Take the car ferry from Manila to Cebu Manila

$27 - $56

2 alternative options

Fly to Tagbilaran City Airport, fly to Mactan–Cebu International Airport, bus  •  3h 57m

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Panglao Island (TAG) MNL - TAG
  2. Take the Land Plane from Tagbilaran City Airport to Mactan–Cebu International Airport
  3. Take the bus from Mactan Airport to North Bus Terminal

$102 - $266

Bus and ferry, ferry  •  32h 52m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Isarog Lines Cubao to Masbate City
  2. Take the ferry from Masbate City to Cebu

$43 - $48

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to Cebu City is to car ferry which costs ₱1,400 - ₱3,100 and takes 22h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to Cebu City is to fly which costs ₱1,900 - ₱7,500 and takes 2h 6m.

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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 13m and costs ₱1,400 - ₱3,100.

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It takes approximately 2h 6m to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to Cebu City, including transfers.

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

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

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There are 1202+ hotels available in Cebu City. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to Cebu City.
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  • Distance: 350.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 6m

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.

Airlines
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $260
Flights from Manila to Panglao Island
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $140
Flights from Manila to Panglao Island
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $600
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Manila to Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Manila to Panglao Island
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Bus operators
MyBus
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Mactan Airport to North Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
sugbo.ph
Bicol Isarog
Phone
(02) 7278194 / (02) 4232957 / 0908-8512643 / 0917-8894713
Email
customerservice@bicolisarog.com
Website
bicolisarog.com
Bus and ferry from Isarog Lines Cubao to Masbate City
Ave. Duration
14h 56m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
bicolisarog.com
Book at
pinoytravel.com.ph
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
$22 - $50
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Book at
travel.2go.com.ph
Mega Value Class
$22 - $45
Super Value Class
$26 - $30
Tourist Class
$30 - $45
Cabin for 4
$30 - $45
Cabin for 6
$35 - $50
Stateroom for 2
$95 - $105
Suiteroom for 2
$100 - $105
Cokaliong Shipping
Phone
(032) 232-7211
Website
cokaliongshipping.com
Ferry from Masbate City to Cebu
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Schedules at
cokaliongshipping.com
Economy
$16
Tourist
$20
Suite Room
$80
Other operators
Air Juan
Phone
+632 7188111
Email
reservations@airjuan.com
Website
airjuan.com
Plane from Tagbilaran City Airport to Mactan–Cebu International Airport
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$53
Schedules at
airjuan.com
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apps1.tflite.com

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