There are 5 ways to get from Manila to Davao City by plane, bus, car ferry, ferry, taxi or bus and 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 from Manila  •  3h 58m

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Davao (DVO) MNL - DVO

₱1,411 - ₱12,273

Cheapest option

Car ferry, bus  •  2 days 2h

  1. Take the car ferry from Manila to Cagayan De Oro Port Manila
  2. Take the bus from Agora, Cagayan de Oro to Davao City

₱1,150 - ₱2,400

3 alternative options

Bus to Clark International, fly  •  7h

  1. Take the bus from Robinsons Galleria to Clark International Airport
  2. Fly from Clark International (CRK) to Davao (DVO) CRK - DVO

₱1,425 - ₱9,635

Car ferry, ferry, taxi  •  42h 9m

  1. Take the car ferry from Manila to Ozamis Pier
  2. Take the ferry from Ozamis to Iligan
  3. Take a taxi from Iligan to Davao City

₱7,500 - ₱37,900

Bus and ferry  •  2 days 1h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Philtranco Pasay to Davao

₱2,215 - ₱3,230

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manila to Davao City is to car ferry and bus which costs ₱1,100 - ₱2,400 and takes 2 days 2h.

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The quickest way to get from Manila to Davao City is to fly which costs ₱1,400 - ₱13,000 and takes 3h 58m.

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The distance between Manila and Davao City is 978 km.

The best way to get from Manila to Davao City without a car is to car ferry and ferry and taxi which takes 42h 9m and costs ₱7,500 - ₱38,000.

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It takes approximately 3h 58m to get from Manila to Davao City, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Manila Airport to Davao Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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

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There are 291+ hotels available in Davao City. Prices start at ₱5,000 per night.

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Map of how to get from Manila to Davao City.
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  • Distance: 978.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 58m

What companies run services between Manila, Philippines and Davao City, Philippines?

Philippine Airlines, AirAsia Philippines and Cebu Pacific fly from Manila to Davao City hourly. Alternatively, Philtranco operates a vehicle from Philtranco Pasay to Davao 4 times a day. Tickets cost ₱2,200 - ₱3,200 and the journey takes 2 days 0h.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Davao
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱1,600 - ₱12,000
Flights from Manila to Davao via Iloilo
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱1,600 - ₱12,000
Flights from Manila to Davao via Bacolod–Silay
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₱1,600 - ₱12,000
Flights from Clark International to Davao
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱1,800 - ₱6,000
Flights from Clark International to Davao via Panglao Island
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₱1,800 - ₱6,000
Flights from Clark International to Davao via Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₱1,800 - ₱6,000
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Davao
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱2,900 - ₱12,000
Flights from Manila to Davao via Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱2,900 - ₱12,000
Flights from Clark International to Davao
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱1,400 - ₱9,500
Flights from Clark International to Davao via Sayak
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₱1,400 - ₱9,500
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Manila to Davao
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱1,400 - ₱6,500
Flights from Clark International to Davao
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₱1,000 - ₱4,400
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Clark International to Davao
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
₱6,500 - ₱45,000
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 Philtranco Pasay to Davao
Ave. Duration
2 days 0h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
₱2,200 - ₱3,200
Schedules at
philtranco.net
Book at
iwantseats.com
RTMI (Rural Transit of Mindanao Incorporated)
Phone
+63 88 858 5887
Bus from Agora, Cagayan de Oro to Davao City
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₱350 - ₱700
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 Ozamis Pier
Ave. Duration
33h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
₱1,800 - ₱30,000
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Book at
12go.asia
Super Value Class
₱1,800 - ₱2,900
Mega Value Class
₱1,900 - ₱30,000
Tourist Class
₱2,000 - ₱3,100
Business Class for 6
₱2,800 - ₱3,300
Ferry from Ozamis Pier to Iligan Port
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
₱200 - ₱900
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Book at
12go.asia
Mega Value Class
₱300 - ₱400
Super Value Class
₱200 - ₱300
Tourist Class
₱500 - ₱800
Cabin for 4
₱700 - ₱900
Car ferry from Manila to Cagayan De Oro Port
Ave. Duration
44h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
₱800 - ₱1,700
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Book at
12go.asia
Mega Value Class
₱900 - ₱1,100
Tourist Class
₱1,200 - ₱1,700
Super Value Class
₱800 - ₱1,200
Stateroom for 2
₱6,472
Suiteroom for 2
₱6,696
Cokaliong Shipping
Phone
(032) 232-7211
Website
cokaliongshipping.com
Ferry from Ozamis to Iligan
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
₱230 - ₱400
Schedules at
cokaliongshipping.com
Economy
₱230
Tourist
₱310
Cabin
₱400
Suite Room
₱920
Other operators
Taxi from Iligan to Davao City
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
Estimated price
₱5,500 - ₱7,000
Alphat Airport Metered Taxi
Phone
+63 917 337 6888

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