There are 4 ways to get from Manila to Balamban by car ferry, bus and ferry, ferry, train, plane, bus or night bus

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

Car ferry  •  22h 45m

  1. Take the car ferry from Manila to Cebu Manila

₱2,000 - ₱3,500

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus to Clark International, fly, bus  •  9h 36m

  1. Take the night bus from Claro M. Recto Ave / Nicanor Reyes Street Intersection, Manila to Ortigas Ave, Quezon City, Manila
  2. Take the bus from Robinsons Galleria to Clark International Airport
  3. Fly from Clark International (CRK) to Mactan–Cebu (CEB) CRK - CEB
  4. Take the bus from Cebu South Bus Terminal to Balamban

₱1,090 - ₱8,625

2 alternative options

Bus and ferry, Motorboats  •  26h 38m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Cubao Silver Star Bus to Trinidad
  2. Take the Motorboats from Getafe to Cebu Pier 1 Cebu

₱3,653 - ₱3,917

Train to Manila, fly, bus  •  6h 34m

  1. Take the train from Doroteo Jose LRT to Edsa Lrt
  2. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Mactan–Cebu (CEB) MNL - CEB
  3. Take the bus from Cebu South Bus Terminal to Balamban

₱1,376 - ₱7,263

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The cheapest way to get from Manila to Balamban is to night bus and bus and fly which costs ₱1,000 - ₱9,000 and takes 9h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Manila to Balamban is to train and fly and bus which costs ₱1,300 - ₱7,500 and takes 6h 34m.

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The distance between Manila and Balamban is 544 km.

The best way to get from Manila to Balamban without a car is to car ferry which takes 22h 45m and costs ₱2,000 - ₱3,500.

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It takes approximately 22h 45m to get from Manila to Balamban, including transfers.

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

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There are eight+ hotels available in Balamban. Prices start at ₱5,000 per night.

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Map of how to get from Manila to Balamban.
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  • Distance: 543.9 km
  • Duration: 22h 45m

What companies run services between Manila, Philippines and Balamban, Philippines?

2 GO Travel operates a car ferry from Manila to Cebu 4 times a week. Tickets cost ₱1,200 - ₱2,500 and the journey takes 22h.

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
Flights from Clark International to Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱950 - ₱8,000
Flights from Clark International to Mactan–Cebu via Boracay
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱950 - ₱8,000
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Manila to Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱1,300 - ₱6,500
Flights from Clark International to Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱700 - ₱6,000
Flights from Clark International to Mactan–Cebu via Puerto Princesa
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₱700 - ₱6,000
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱2,100 - ₱9,000
Flights from Clark International to Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱1,900 - ₱15,000
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱2,400 - ₱21,000
Train operators
Light rail Transit Authority
Phone
+63 (2) 647-3452
Email
pro@lrta.gov.ph
Website
lrta.gov.ph
Train from Doroteo Jose LRT to Edsa Lrt
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
₱15 - ₱30
Website
Light rail Transit Authority
Bus operators
Silver Star Liner
Website
facebook.com
Bus and ferry from Cubao Silver Star Bus to Trinidad
Ave. Duration
21h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₱2,676
Schedules at
search.biyaheroes.com
Ceres Liner
Bus from Cebu South Bus Terminal to Balamban
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
₱120 - ₱170
Schedules at
cebusite.com
Jeepney - LTFRB
Phone
426-25-34
Email
ncr.ltfrb@gmail.com
Website
ltfrb.gov.ph
Night bus from Claro M. Recto Ave / Nicanor Reyes Street Intersection, Manila to Ortigas Ave, Quezon City, Manila
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
₱25 - ₱40
Website
Ltfrb
Genesis Transport
Phone
+63 2 551 0842
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Robinsons Galleria to Clark International Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₱220 - ₱380
Schedules at
genesistransport.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
₱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
Clemer Shipping Lines
Phone
09213651175
Website
facebook.com
Ferry from Getafe to Cebu Pier 1
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₱190
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
booking.barkota.com
OceanJet
Phone
+63(32)255-7560
Email
customerservice@oceanjet.net
Website
oceanjet.net
Ferry from Getafe to Cebu Pier 1
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
₱250
Schedules at
facebook.com
MV Star Crafts
Phone
+63 906 789 6363
Website
mvstarcraft.com
Ferry from Getafe to Cebu Pier 1
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
₱220
Schedules at
superferry2go.com

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