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There are 8 ways to get from Manila to Central Visayas by plane, bus, car ferry 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 Mactan–Cebu  •  2h 53m

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

$35 - $147

Cheapest option

Car ferry  •  22h 4m

  1. Take the car ferry from Manila to Cebu Manila

$24 - $49

6 alternative options

Fly Manila to Panglao Island  •  3h

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Panglao Island (TAG) MNL - TAG

$48 - $224

Fly Manila to Dumaguete  •  2h 58m

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Dumaguete (DGT) MNL - DGT

$69 - $467

Bus to Clark International, fly to Mactan–Cebu  •  5h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Trinoma to Clark International Airport
  2. Fly from Clark International (CRK) to Mactan–Cebu (CEB) CRK - CEB

$51 - $281

Bus to Clark International, fly to Panglao Island  •  5h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Trinoma to Clark International Airport
  2. Fly from Clark International (CRK) to Panglao Island (TAG) CRK - TAG

$99 - $398

Bus Philtranco, ferry  •  27h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Philtranco Pasay to Ormoc 005 / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Ormoc to Cebu

$44 - $70

Bus Pintados Bus, ferry  •  28h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Manila Cubao to Ormoc
  2. Take the ferry from Ormoc to Cebu

$47 - $58

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The cheapest way to get from Manila to Central Visayas is to car ferry which costs ₱1,300 - ₱2,700 and takes 22h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Manila to Central Visayas is to fly which costs ₱1,900 - ₱8,000 and takes 2h 53m.

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The distance between Manila and Central Visayas is 567 km.

The best way to get from Manila to Central Visayas without a car is to car ferry which takes 22h 4m and costs ₱1,300 - ₱2,700.

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It takes approximately 2h 53m to get from Manila to Central Visayas, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Manila Airport to Mactan–Cebu Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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

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There are 1172+ hotels available in Central Visayas. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manila to Central Visayas.
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  • Distance: 354.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 53m

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

Philippine Airlines, AirAsia Philippines and two other airlines fly from Manila to Lapu-Lapu City every 30 minutes.

Airlines
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $260
Flights from Manila to Panglao Island
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Manila to Dumaguete
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Flights from Clark International to Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Clark International to Mactan–Cebu via Francisco B. Reyes
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Clark International to Mactan–Cebu via Puerto Princesa
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Clark International to Panglao Island
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $140
Flights from Manila to Panglao Island
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $600
Flights from Manila to Dumaguete
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $150
Flights from Clark International to Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Flights from Clark International to Panglao Island
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $390
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Manila to Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Manila to Panglao Island
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Clark International to Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from Clark International to Mactan–Cebu via Boracay
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Clark International to Mactan–Cebu via Puerto Princesa
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Bus operators
Philtranco
Pintados Bus
Website
phbus.com
Bus from Manila Cubao to Ormoc
Ave. Duration
22h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
bicolisarog.com
Book at
bicolisarog.com
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
$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
$95 - $105
Suiteroom for 2
$100 - $105
SuperCat Ferry
Phone
(+63 32) 233-7000
Email
SuperCat-Customercare@2go.com.ph
Website
supercat.com.ph
Ferry from Ormoc to Cebu
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
supercat.com.ph
Book at
12go.asia
OceanJet
Phone
+63(32)255-7560
Email
customerservice@oceanjet.net
Website
oceanjet.net
Ferry from Ormoc to Cebu
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
oceanjet.net
Book at
12go.asia
Tourist Class
$19
Business Class
$23

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