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There are 7 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.

Recommended option

Fly Manila to Mactan–Cebu  •  2 h 54 min

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

$35 - $147

Cheapest option

Car ferry  •  22 h 4 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Manila to Cebu Manila

$24 - $49

5 alternative options

Fly Manila to Tagbilaran  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Tagbilaran (TAG) MNL - TAG

$48 - $224

Fly Manila to Dumaguete  •  3 h 4 min

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

$69 - $467

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

  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 Tagbilaran  •  5 h 26 min

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

$99 - $398

Bus, Fast Ferrry  •  25 h 18 min

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

$48 - $63

Questions & Answers

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

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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 2 h 54 min.

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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 22 h 4 min and costs ₱1,300 - ₱2,700.

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It takes approximately 2 h 54 min 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 1 h.

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

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There are 1071+ hotels available in Central Visayas. Prices start at $22 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: 2 h 54 min

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

Philippine Airlines, AirAsia Philippines and Cebu Pacific fly from Manila to Lapu-Lapu City every 30 minutes.

Airlines
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $260
Flights from Manila to Tagbilaran
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Manila to Dumaguete
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Flights from Clark International to Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Clark International to Mactan–Cebu via Puerto Princesa
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Clark International to Tagbilaran
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $140
Flights from Manila to Tagbilaran
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $600
Flights from Manila to Dumaguete
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $150
Flights from Clark International to Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Flights from Clark International to Tagbilaran
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $390
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Manila to Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Manila to Tagbilaran
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Clark International to Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from Clark International to Mactan–Cebu via Boracay
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Bus operators
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
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
$95 - $105
Suiteroom for 2
$100 - $105
SuperCat Ferry
Website
supercat.com.ph
Ferry from Ormoc to Cebu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
supercat.com.ph

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