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

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Fly  •  1h 10m

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

₱1,200 - ₱6,500

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Car ferry  •  22h 27m

  1. Take the car ferry from Manila to Cebu Manila

₱1,292 - ₱2,638

Bus and ferry  •  31h

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

₱1,833 - ₱2,595

Bus and ferry via Masbate Airport (MBT)  •  38h 34m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Araneta Center–Cubao MRT Station to Masbate
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Port of Masbate to Mandaue North Bus Terminal

₱2,550 - ₱3,375

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The cheapest way to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to Mactan–Cebu Airport (CEB) is to car ferry which costs ₱1,200 - ₱2,700 and takes 22h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to Mactan–Cebu Airport (CEB) is to fly which costs ₱1,200 - ₱6,500 and takes 1h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manila Airport (MNL) to Mactan–Cebu Airport (CEB). However, there are services departing from Maria, Parañaque City, Manila and arriving at Mactan–Cebu International Airport via Manila Pasay, Liloan and Cebu North Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31h.

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The distance between Manila Airport (MNL) and Mactan–Cebu Airport (CEB) is 567 km.

The best way to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to Mactan–Cebu Airport (CEB) without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 31h and costs ₱1,800 - ₱2,600.

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It takes approximately 1h 10m to fly from Manila (MNL) to Mactan–Cebu (CEB), including transfers and time at the airport.

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

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Map of how to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to Mactan–Cebu Airport (CEB).
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  • Distance: 566.7 km
  • Duration: 1h 10m

What companies run services between Manila Airport (MNL), Philippines and Mactan–Cebu Airport (CEB), Philippines?

Philippine Airlines, AirAsia Philippines and two other airlines fly from Manila Airport (MNL) to Mactan–Cebu Airport (CEB) 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 - ₱7,500
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱2,100 - ₱9,000
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Manila to Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱1,300 - ₱6,500
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱2,400 - ₱21,000
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
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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

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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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