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

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Recommended option

Train to Manila, fly to Mactan–Cebu  •  3h 14m

  1. Take the train from Doroteo Jose LRT to Edsa Lrt
  2. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Mactan–Cebu (CEB) MNL - CEB

₱1,381 - ₱7,243

Cheapest option

Bus to Clark International, fly to Mactan–Cebu  •  6h 16m

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

₱1,045 - ₱8,605

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Train to Manila, fly to Dumaguete  •  3h 18m

  1. Take the train from Doroteo Jose LRT to Edsa Lrt
  2. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Dumaguete (DGT) MNL - DGT

₱2,026 - ₱6,673

Train to Manila, fly to Panglao Island  •  4h 12m

  1. Take the train from Doroteo Jose LRT to Edsa Lrt
  2. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Panglao Island (TAG) MNL - TAG

₱1,681 - ₱8,103

Car ferry  •  22h 4m

  1. Take the car ferry from Manila to Cebu Manila

₱1,300 - ₱2,630

Bus and ferry  •  29h 32m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Manila Pasay to Liloan

₱1,994 - ₱2,862

Questions & Answers

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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 train and fly which costs ₱1,300 - ₱7,500 and takes 3h 14m.

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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 3h 14m 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 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 1460+ hotels available in Central Visayas. Prices start at ₱5,000 per night.

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

Philtranco operates a vehicle from Manila Pasay to Liloan once daily. Tickets cost ₱1,700 - ₱2,400 and the journey takes 28h.

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 Manila to Dumaguete
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱2,100 - ₱7,000
Flights from Manila to Panglao Island
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱2,000 - ₱8,500
Flights from Clark International to Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱800 - ₱8,000
Flights from Clark International to Mactan–Cebu via Boracay
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱800 - ₱8,000
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 Manila to Dumaguete
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱2,100 - ₱8,500
Flights from Manila to Panglao Island
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱2,500 - ₱12,000
Flights from Clark International to Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱1,800 - ₱15,000
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 Manila to Panglao Island
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱1,900 - ₱8,000
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
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱2,300 - ₱22,000
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
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
Philtranco
Phone
(632) 851-8077 to 79
Email
marketing@philtranco.com.ph
Website
philtranco.net
Bus and ferry from Manila Pasay to Liloan
Ave. Duration
28h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₱1,700 - ₱2,400
Schedules at
philtranco.net
Book at
iwantseats.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
₱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

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