There are 4 ways to get from Manila to Butuan by plane, car ferry, bus 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  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Butuan (BXU) MNL - BXU

$72 - $200

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry  •  37 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Jam Liner Buendia Bus Terminal to Batangas
  2. Take the car ferry from Batangas Pier to Cebu
  3. Take the car ferry from Cebu to Surigao
  4. Take the bus from Surigao to Butuan

$30 - $49

2 alternative options

Car ferry  •  34 h 51 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Manila to Nasipit Pier, Butuan Manila

$43 - $64

Bus and ferry, bus  •  43 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Philtranco Pasay to Davao
  2. Take the bus from Davao City to Butuan

$52 - $91

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manila to Butuan is to bus and car ferry which costs ₱1,600 - ₱2,700 and takes 37 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manila to Butuan is to fly which takes 3 h 17 min and costs ₱3,800 - ₱11,000.

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The distance between Manila and Butuan is 801 km.

It takes approximately 3 h 17 min to get from Manila to Butuan, including transfers.

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

Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific fly from Manila to Butuan every 4 hours.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Butuan
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $250
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Butuan
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Bus operators
Jam
Website
jam.com.ph
Bus from Jam Liner Buendia Bus Terminal to Batangas
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
jam.com.ph
Book at
pinoytravel.com.ph
Bachelor Express
Phone
+63(082) 285-6486
Bus from Surigao to Butuan
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Bus from Davao City to Butuan
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Philtranco
Website
philtranco.net
Bus and ferry from Philtranco Pasay to Davao
Ave. Duration
34 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
philtranco.net
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 Nasipit Pier, Butuan
Ave. Duration
34 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Mega Value Class
$35 - $50
Tourist Class
$45 - $55
Cabin for 4
$45 - $55
Stateroom for 2
$105 - $115
Suiteroom for 2
$122
Super Shuttle Roro
Phone
63 (032) 231 0639
Website
supershuttleroro.com
Car ferry from Batangas Pier to Cebu
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
supershuttleroro.com
Medallion Transport Inc.
Phone
(032)4121121
Website
facebook.com
Car ferry from Cebu to Surigao
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $29
Schedules at
medalliontransportinc.com
Book at
book.medalliontransportinc.com
Business
$22
Tourist
$20
Deluxe
$29
Economy
$16

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