There are 4 ways to get from Manila to Colon by train, plane, bus, ferry or car 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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Train to Manila, fly to Cebu  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Doroteo Jose LRT to Gil Puyat LRT
  2. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Cebu (CEB) MNL - CEB

$42 - $156

Cheapest option

Car ferry  •  22 h 19 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Manila to Cebu Manila

$28 - $55

2 alternative options

Bus to Clark International, fly to Cebu  •  5 h 54 min

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

$58 - $290

Fly Manila to Tagbilaran, ferry  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Tagbilaran (TAG) MNL - TAG
  2. Take the ferry from Tagbilaran to Cebu

$68 - $251

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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 22 h 19 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to get from Manila to Colon, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Manila Airport to 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 Cebu Airport.

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There are 802+ hotels available in Colon. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manila to Colon.
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  • Distance: 358.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 19 min

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 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 Cebu, then take the taxi to Colon. 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 Cebu, then take the taxi to Colon.

Airlines
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Cebu
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $260
Flights from Clark International to Cebu
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Manila to Tagbilaran
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Manila to Cebu
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Clark International to Cebu
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from Clark International to Cebu via Caticlan
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Manila to Tagbilaran
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Cebu
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $140
Flights from Clark International to Cebu
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Flights from Manila to Tagbilaran
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $600
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
Ferry operators
OceanJet
Website
oceanjet.net
Ferry from Tagbilaran to Cebu
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
oceanjet.net
Book at
12go.asia
Tourist Class
$15
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
$95 - $105
Suiteroom for 2
$100 - $105

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