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

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Train to Manila, fly to Mactan–Cebu, ferry  •  6h 28m

  1. Take the train from Doroteo Jose LRT to Edsa Lrt
  2. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Mactan–Cebu (CEB) MNL - CEB
  3. Take the ferry from MEPZ 1 Mactan to Cebu Pier 3
  4. Take the ferry from Cebu Pier 1 to Naga

₱1,341 - ₱7,178

Cheapest option

Bus to Clark International, fly to Mactan–Cebu, ferry  •  9h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Robinsons Galleria to Clark International Airport
  2. Fly from Clark International (CRK) to Mactan–Cebu (CEB) CRK - CEB
  3. Take the ferry from MEPZ 1 Mactan to Cebu Pier 3
  4. Take the ferry from Cebu Pier 1 to Naga

₱1,055 - ₱8,540

4 alternative options

Train to Manila, fly to Panglao Island, bus, ferry  •  9h 5m

  1. Take the train from Doroteo Jose LRT to Edsa Lrt
  2. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Panglao Island (TAG) MNL - TAG
  3. Take the bus from Tagbilaran Integrated Bus Terminal to Tubigon Transport Terminal
  4. Take the ferry from Tubigon to Cebu Pier 1
  5. Take the ferry from Cebu Pier 1 to Naga

₱2,001 - ₱9,183

Fly Manila to Bacolod–Silay, bus, car ferry  •  10h 51m

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Bacolod–Silay (BCD) MNL - BCD
  2. Take the bus from Bacolod to San Carlos City
  3. Take the car ferry from San Carlos to Toledo

₱2,471 - ₱12,013

Car ferry  •  22h 19m

  1. Take the car ferry from Manila to Cebu Manila

₱1,550 - ₱2,930

Bus, ferry  •  29h 7m

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

₱2,514 - ₱3,446

Questions & Answers

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The cheapest way to get from Manila to Colon is to bus and fly and ferry which costs ₱1,000 - ₱9,000 and takes 9h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Manila to Colon is to train and fly and ferry which costs ₱1,300 - ₱7,500 and takes 6h 28m.

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The distance between Manila and Colon is 573 km.

The best way to get from Manila to Colon without a car is to car ferry which takes 22h 19m and costs ₱1,500 - ₱3,000.

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It takes approximately 6h 28m to get from Manila to Colon, 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 1088+ hotels available in Colon. Prices start at ₱5,000 per night.

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  • Distance: 573.2 km
  • Duration: 6h 28m

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

There is no direct connection from Manila to Colon. However, you can take the train to Edsa Lrt, take the walk to Epifanio de los Santos Avenue, Lungsod ng Pasay, take the night bus to Terminal 1 Arrivals Area Rd, Ninoy Aquino International Airport, Parañaque City, Manila, take the walk to Manila airport, fly to Mactan–Cebu, take the walk to Mactan–Cebu International Airport, take the bus to Island Central Mactan, take the walk to MEPZ 1 Mactan, take the ferry to Cebu Pier 3, take the walk to Cebu Pier 1, then take the ferry to Colon. Alternatively, you can take the night bus to Ortigas Ave, Quezon City, Manila, take the walk to Robinsons Galleria, take the bus to Clark International Airport, take the walk to Clark International airport, fly to Mactan–Cebu, take the walk to Mactan–Cebu International Airport, take the bus to Island Central Mactan, take the walk to MEPZ 1 Mactan, take the ferry to Cebu Pier 3, take the walk to Cebu Pier 1, then take the ferry to Colon.

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 Clark International to Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱950 - ₱8,000
Flights from Clark International to Mactan–Cebu via Boracay
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱950 - ₱8,000
Flights from Manila to Panglao Island
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱2,000 - ₱9,500
Flights from Manila to Bacolod–Silay
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱1,800 - ₱9,500
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 Clark International to Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱1,900 - ₱15,000
Flights from Manila to Panglao Island
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱2,600 - ₱13,000
Flights from Manila to Bacolod–Silay
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱2,300 - ₱14,000
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 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
Flights from Manila to Panglao Island
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱1,900 - ₱8,500
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱2,400 - ₱21,000
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
Ceres Liner
Bus from Tagbilaran Integrated Bus Terminal to Tubigon Transport Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₱60 - ₱170
Bus from Bacolod to San Carlos City
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
₱140 - ₱210
Pintados Bus
Phone
+63 908-8512643, +63 917-8894713
Website
phbus.com
Bus from Manila Cubao to Ormoc
Ave. Duration
22h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₱1,776
Schedules at
bicolisarog.com
Book at
bicolisarog.com
Ferry operators
Topline Express
Website
facebook.com
Ferry from MEPZ 1 Mactan to Cebu Pier 3
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₱25
Schedules at
facebook.com
ferry
Ferry from Cebu Pier 1 to Naga
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
₱60
MV Star Crafts
Phone
+63 906 789 6363
Website
mvstarcraft.com
Ferry from Tubigon to Cebu Pier 1
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₱200 - ₱280
Schedules at
mvstarcraft.com
Business
₱280
Tourist
₱220
Economy
₱200
Weesamexpress
Phone
(032)231-7737
Email
info@weesam.ph
Website
weesam.ph
Ferry from Tubigon to Cebu
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
₱270 - ₱350
Schedules at
weesam.ph
Book at
ticketing.weesam.ph
Economy
₱275
Tourist
₱300
First Class
₱350
Lite Ferries
Phone
(032)413-2830
Email
info@liteferries.com.ph
Website
liteferries.com.ph
Car ferry from San Carlos to Toledo
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₱160 - ₱250
Schedules at
liteferries.com.ph
Book at
liteshipping.barkota.com
Economy
₱165
Standard
₱190
Tourist
₱250
FastCat Ferry
Phone
+ 632 842 9341 / 42
Email
customercare.apfc@fastcat.com.ph
Website
fastcat.com.ph
Car ferry from San Carlos to Toledo
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
₱190 - ₱1,700
Schedules at
fastcat.com.ph
Book at
pinoytravel.com.ph
Economy
₱195
Premium Economy
₱260
Business Class
₱322
Motorcycle
₱840
Light cars/Multicab/Owner
₱1,680
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
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₱600 - ₱1,200
Schedules at
supercat.com.ph
Book at
supercat.com.ph
Tourist
₱900
Business
₱1,200
Economy
₱600
OceanJet
Phone
+63(32)255-7560
Email
customerservice@oceanjet.net
Website
oceanjet.net
Ferry from Ormoc to Cebu
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
₱750 - ₱1,500
Schedules at
oceanjet.net
Book at
12go.asia
Tourist Class
₱840
Business Class
₱1,500
Open Air
₱780

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