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There are 6 ways to get from Manila to Balimbing by plane, car ferry, bus and ferry or bus

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Fly to Tawitawi  •  5h 8m

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Tawitawi (TWT) MNL - TWT

$133 - $554

Cheapest option

Car ferry  •  2 days 2h

  1. Take the car ferry from Manila to Zamboanga Manila
  2. Take the car ferry from Zamboanga to Bongao

$58 - $90

4 alternative options

Fly to Zamboanga, car ferry  •  16h 43m

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Zamboanga (ZAM) MNL - ZAM
  2. Take the car ferry from Zamboanga to Bongao

$70 - $106

Fly to Lahad Datu, travel  •  13h 46m

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Lahad Datu (LDU) MNL - LDU
  2. Travel from Lahad Datu to Balimbing

Fly to Tawau, travel  •  12h 1m

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Tawau (TWU) MNL - TWU
  2. Travel from Tawau to Balimbing

Bus and ferry, bus, car ferry  •  2 days 9h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Philtranco Pasay to Cagayan De Oro
  2. Take the bus from Cagayan de Oro to Zamboanga
  3. Take the car ferry from Zamboanga to Bongao

$66 - $99

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manila to Balimbing is to car ferry which costs ₱3,100 - ₱4,900 and takes 2 days 2h.

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The quickest way to get from Manila to Balimbing is to fly which costs ₱7,000 - ₱30,000 and takes 5h 8m.

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The distance between Manila and Balimbing is 1067 km.

The best way to get from Manila to Balimbing without a car is to car ferry which takes 2 days 2h and costs ₱3,100 - ₱4,900.

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It takes approximately 5h 8m to get from Manila to Balimbing, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Manila Airport to Tawitawi Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 5m and has one stopover.

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Philippine Airlines, Cebgo and Cebu Pacific offer flights from Manila Airport to Tawitawi Airport.

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Map of how to get from Manila to Balimbing.
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  • Distance: 666.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 8m

What companies run services between Manila, Philippines and Balimbing, Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, Philippines?

Cebu Pacific, Philippine Airlines and Cebgo fly from Manila to Balimbing 5 times a day.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Tawitawi via Zamboanga
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Manila to Tawitawi via Mactan–Cebu, Zamboanga
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Manila to Zamboanga
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Lahad Datu via Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Manila to Lahad Datu via Bandar Seri Begawan, Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$450 - $800
Flights from Manila to Lahad Datu via Taiwan Taoyuan, Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,200
Flights from Manila to Lahad Datu via Kuala Lumpur, Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $2,100
Flights from Manila to Tawau via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Manila to Tawau via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Manila to Tawau via Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Manila to Tawau via Bandar Seri Begawan, Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $350
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Zamboanga
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Flights from Manila to Zamboanga via Davao
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Flights from Manila to Tawau via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Tawitawi via Zamboanga
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Bus operators
Philtranco
Phone
(632) 851-8077 to 79
Email
marketing@philtranco.com.ph
Website
philtranco.net
Bus and ferry from Philtranco Pasay to Cagayan De Oro
Ave. Duration
31h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
philtranco.net
RTMI (Rural Transit of Mindanao Incorporated)
Phone
+63 88 858 5887
Bus from Cagayan de Oro to Zamboanga
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
facebook.com
Ferry operators
Aleson Shipping
Phone
63 (062) 992-0970
Website
facebook.com
Car ferry from Zamboanga to Bongao
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
aleson-shipping.com
2 GO Travel
Phone
(+63 2) 528.7209
Email
info@2go.com.ph
Website
travel.2go.com.ph
Car ferry from Manila to Zamboanga
Ave. Duration
37h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Super Value Class
$50 - $70
Mega Value Class
$50 - $70
Tourist Class
$50 - $75
Cabin for 4
$70 - $85
Stateroom for 2
$140 - $170
Suiteroom for 2
$150 - $180

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