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

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 to Cebu  •  2 h 16 min

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

$36 - $133

Cheapest option

Car ferry  •  22 h 13 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Manila to Cebu Manila

$27 - $56

2 alternative options

Fly to Tagbilaran, ferry  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Tagbilaran (TAG) MNL - TAG
  2. Take the ferry from Tagbilaran to Cebu

$62 - $231

Bus and ferry, ferry  •  32 h 52 min

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

$40 - $98

Questions & Answers

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 22 h 13 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 16 min to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to Cebu City, including transfers.

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

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

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There are 1033+ hotels available in Cebu City. Prices start at $22 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: 2 h 16 min

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

Philippine Airlines, AirAsia Philippines and Cebu Pacific fly from Manila Airport (MNL) to Cebu City every 30 minutes.

Airlines
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Manila to Cebu
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Manila to Tagbilaran
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Cebu
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $260
Flights from Manila to Tagbilaran
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Cebu
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $140
Flights from Manila to Tagbilaran
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $600
Bus operators
Bicol Isarog
Website
bicolisarog.com
Bus and ferry from Isarog Lines Cubao to Masbate City
Ave. Duration
14 h 56 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
bicolisarog.com
Book at
pinoytravel.com.ph
Ferry operators
OceanJet
Website
oceanjet.net
Ferry from Tagbilaran to Cebu
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
oceanjet.net
Book at
12go.asia
Tourist Class
$15
Business Class
$19
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
22 h
Frequency
Once 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
$90 - $105
Suiteroom for 2
$100 - $104
Cokaliong Shipping
Website
cokaliongshipping.com
Ferry from Masbate City to Cebu
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$13 - $70
Schedules at
cokaliongshipping.com
Economy
$14
Cabin for 2
$63
Cabin for 4
$30
Suite Room
$69

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