There are 5 ways to get from Manila to Carmen by plane, bus, train, car ferry, taxi or ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Manila to Tagbilaran, Bus  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Tagbilaran (TAG) MNL - TAG
  2. Take the Bus from Tagbilaran to Carmen

$50 - $226

Cheapest option

Car ferry, Fast Ferry  •  24 h 36 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Manila to Cebu Manila
  2. Take the Fast Ferry from Cebu Pier 1 to Tubigon Cebu - Tubigon

$36 - $66

3 alternative options

Bus to Clark International, fly to Tagbilaran, Bus  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Trinoma to Clark International Airport
  2. Fly from Clark International (CRK) to Tagbilaran (TAG) CRK - TAG
  3. Take the Bus from Tagbilaran to Carmen

$101 - $400

Train to Manila, fly to Cebu, car ferry, taxi  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Doroteo Jose LRT to Gil Puyat LRT
  2. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Cebu (CEB) MNL - CEB
  3. Take the car ferry from Cebu to Tubigon
  4. Take a taxi from Tubigon to Carmen

$48 - $166

Fly Manila to Dumaguete, ferry, Bus  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Dumaguete (DGT) MNL - DGT
  2. Take the ferry from Dumaguete to Tagbilaran
  3. Take the Bus from Tagbilaran to Carmen

$84 - $488

Questions & Answers

The distance between Manila and Carmen is 636 km.

The best way to get from Manila to Carmen without a car is to car ferry and Fast Ferry which takes 24 h 36 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to get from Manila to Carmen, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Manila Airport to Tagbilaran Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Philippine Airlines, Cebu Pacific and AirAsia Philippines offer flights from Manila Airport to Tagbilaran Airport.

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There are six+ hotels available in Carmen. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manila to Carmen.
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  • Distance: 397.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 1 min

What companies run services between Manila, Philippines and Carmen, Central Visayas, Philippines?

There is no direct connection from Manila to Carmen. However, you can take the train to Gil Puyat LRT, take the walk to Jam Liner/Atrium, take the Airport Bus to NAIA Terminal 2, take the walk to Manila airport, fly to Tagbilaran, then take the Bus to Carmen. Alternatively, you can take the bus to West Avenue, Quezon City, take the walk to Trinoma, take the bus to Clark International Airport, take the walk to Clark International airport, fly to Tagbilaran, then take the Bus to Carmen.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Tagbilaran
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $600
Flights from Clark International to Tagbilaran
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Flights from Manila to Cebu
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $140
Flights from Manila to Dumaguete
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $150
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Tagbilaran
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Clark International to Tagbilaran
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Manila to Cebu
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $260
Flights from Manila to Dumaguete
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $470
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Manila to Tagbilaran
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Manila to Cebu
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Train operators
Light rail Transit Authority
Website
lrta.gov.ph
Train from Doroteo Jose LRT to Gil Puyat LRT
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
lrta.gov.ph
Bus operators
Dinorog Transit
Bus from Tagbilaran to Carmen
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Ferry operators
Aleson Shipping
Phone
63 (062) 992-0970
Website
aleson-shipping.com
Car ferry from Cebu to Tubigon
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
aleson-shipping.com
FastCat Ferry
OceanJet
Website
oceanjet.net
Ferry from Dumaguete to Tagbilaran
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
oceanjet.net
Book at
12go.asia
Tourist Class
$13
Business Class
$19
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
22 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Book at
travel.2go.com.ph
Mega Value Class
$22 - $45
Super Value Class
$26 - $30
Tourist Class
$30 - $45
Cabin for 4
$30 - $45
Cabin for 6
$35 - $50
Stateroom for 2
$90 - $105
Suiteroom for 2
$100 - $104
MV Star Crafts
Phone
+63 906 789 6363
Website
facebook.com
Ferry from Cebu Pier 1 to Tubigon
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
mvstarcraft.com
Business
$6
Tourist
$5
Economy
$4
Weesamexpress
Website
weesam.ph
Ferry from Cebu Pier 1 to Tubigon
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
weesam.ph
Book at
book.weesam.ph
Economy
$5
Tourist
$5
First Class
$6
Other operators
Taxi from Tubigon to Carmen
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$11 - $14

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