There are 6 ways to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to Dinagat Island by plane, bus, ferry, bus and ferry or car 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 Butuan, bus, ferry  •  8h 4m

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Butuan (BXU) MNL - BXU
  2. Take the bus from Butuan to Surigao
  3. Take the ferry from Surigao to San Jose, Dinagat Island

₱3,601 - ₱10,578

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry, ferry  •  33h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Philtranco Pasay to Ormoc 921
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Ormoc to Lipata
  3. Take the ferry from Surigao to San Jose, Dinagat Island

₱1,978 - ₱2,890

4 alternative options

Fly to Sayak, ferry  •  8h 4m

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Sayak (IAO) MNL - IAO
  2. Take the ferry from Dapa, Siargao to Surigao
  3. Take the ferry from Surigao to San Jose, Dinagat Island

₱4,875 - ₱13,868

Car ferry, ferry  •  36h 7m

  1. Take the car ferry from Manila to Cebu
  2. Take the ferry from Cebu City to Surigao
  3. Take the ferry from Surigao to San Jose, Dinagat Island

₱2,660 - ₱4,630

Bus and ferry, Fast Ferry, ferry  •  37h 37m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from San Pedro to Liloan
  2. Take the Fast Ferry from Liloan to Lipata
  3. Take the ferry from Surigao to San Jose, Dinagat Island

₱2,821 - ₱3,032

Bus, ferry  •  2 days 1h

  1. Take the bus from Manila Pasay to Surigao
  2. Take the ferry from Surigao to San Jose, Dinagat Island

₱2,133 - ₱2,912

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The cheapest way to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to Dinagat Island is to bus and bus and ferry and ferry which costs ₱1,900 - ₱2,900 and takes 33h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to Dinagat Island is to fly and ferry which costs ₱4,800 - ₱14,000 and takes 8h 4m.

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The distance between Manila Airport (MNL) and Dinagat Island is 689 km.

The best way to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to Dinagat Island without a car is to car ferry and ferry which takes 36h 7m and costs ₱2,600 - ₱4,700.

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It takes approximately 8h 4m to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to Dinagat Island, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Manila Airport to Butuan Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific offer flights from Manila Airport to Butuan Airport.

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Map of how to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to Dinagat Island.
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  • Distance: 688.9 km
  • Duration: 8h 4m

What companies run services between Manila Airport (MNL), Philippines and Dinagat Island, Philippines?

There is no direct connection from Manila Airport (MNL) to Dinagat Island. However, you can fly to Butuan, take the taxi to Butuan, take the bus to Surigao, take the walk to Surigao, take the ferry to San Jose, Dinagat Island, then take the taxi to Cagdianao. Alternatively, you can fly to Sayak, take the taxi to Dapa, Siargao, take the ferry to Surigao, take the walk to Surigao, take the ferry to San Jose, Dinagat Island, then take the taxi to Cagdianao.

Airlines
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Butuan
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱3,400 - ₱12,000
Flights from Manila to Butuan via Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱3,400 - ₱12,000
Flights from Manila to Sayak via Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱4,100 - ₱17,000
Flights from Manila to Sayak via Davao
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱4,100 - ₱17,000
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Butuan
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱3,000 - ₱12,000
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Sayak
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱4,500 - ₱20,000
Bus operators
Bachelor Express
Phone
+63(082) 285-6486
Bus from Butuan to Surigao
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₱170 - ₱290
Bus and ferry from Ormoc to Lipata
Ave. Duration
6h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₱280 - ₱430
Schedules at
davaoterminal.page.tl
Philtranco
Phone
(632) 851-8077 to 79
Email
marketing@philtranco.com.ph
Website
philtranco.net
Bus from Philtranco Pasay to Ormoc
Ave. Duration
22h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₱1,400 - ₱2,100
Schedules at
philtranco.net
Bus from Manila Pasay to Surigao
Ave. Duration
45h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₱1,600 - ₱2,300
Schedules at
philtranco.net
Book at
iwantseats.com
Silver Star Liner
Website
facebook.com
Bus and ferry from San Pedro to Liloan
Ave. Duration
27h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₱2,003
Schedules at
search.biyaheroes.com
Ferry operators
Montenegro Shipping and Ferries
Email
operations.msli@gmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Ferry from Surigao to San Jose, Dinagat Island
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₱170
Schedules at
facebook.com
Evaristo & Sons Sea Transport
Phone
+63 948 363 2146
Website
facebook.com
Ferry from Dapa, Siargao to Surigao
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
₱300 - ₱400
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
booking.barkota.com
Economy
₱300
Tourist
₱350
Business
₱400
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 Cebu City to Surigao
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₱800 - ₱1,400
Schedules at
cokaliongshipping.com
Economy
₱825
Lounge
₱875
Tourist
₱1,025
Cabin good for 6
₱1,350
FastCat Ferry
Phone
+ 632 842 9341 / 42
Email
customercare.apfc@fastcat.com.ph
Website
fastcat.com.ph
Car ferry from Liloan to Lipata
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
₱340 - ₱410
Schedules at
fastcat.com.ph
Economy
₱340
Premium Economy
₱375
Business Class
₱410

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