There are 5 ways to get from Manila to Davao City by plane, bus, car 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  •  3 h 40 min

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

$41 - $189

4 alternative options

Bus to Luzon Island, fly  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Trinoma to Clark International Airport
  2. Fly from Luzon Island (CRK) to Davao (DVO) CRK - DVO

$67 - $393

Car ferry, taxi  •  27 h 14 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Manila to Nasipit Pier, Butuan Manila
  2. Take a taxi from Nasipit Pier, Butuan to Davao City

$121 - $164

Bus and ferry  •  35 h 29 min

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

$45 - $76

Car ferry, bus  •  40 h 56 min

  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

$41 - $68

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manila to Davao City is to car ferry and bus which costs ₱2,200 - ₱3,700 and takes 40 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manila to Davao City is to fly which costs ₱2,200 - ₱11,000 and takes 3 h 40 min.

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The distance between Manila and Davao City is 978 km.

It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to get from Manila to Davao City, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Manila to Davao City.
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  • Distance: 611.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 40 min

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.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Davao
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $170
Flights from Manila to Davao via Bacolod
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $170
Flights from Manila to Davao via Iloilo
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $170
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Davao
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Luzon Island to Davao
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Manila to Davao
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Flights from Luzon Island to Davao
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Bus operators
Philtranco
Website
philtranco.net
Bus and ferry from Philtranco Pasay to Davao
Ave. Duration
34 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
philtranco.net
RTMI (Rural Transit of Mindanao Incorporated)
Phone
+63 88 858 5887
Bus from Agora, Cagayan de Oro to Davao City
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Schedules at
facebook.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 Nasipit Pier, Butuan
Ave. Duration
22 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Mega Value Class
$35 - $50
Tourist Class
$45 - $55
Cabin for 4
$45 - $55
Stateroom for 2
$105 - $115
Suiteroom for 2
$122
Car ferry from Manila to Cagayan De Oro Port
Ave. Duration
33 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Mega Value Class
$36
Super Value Class
$36
Tourist Class
$41
Cabin
$57
Stateroom for 2
$122
Suiteroom for 2
$126
Other operators
Taxi from Nasipit Pier, Butuan to Davao City
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110

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