There are 5 ways to get from Manila to Davao City by plane, bus, bus and ferry, car ferry or taxi

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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Fly from Manila  •  3 h 40 min

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

$41 - $188

Cheapest option

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

3 alternative options

Bus to Clark International, fly  •  6 h 10 min

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

$67 - $392

Bus and ferry  •  35 h 29 min

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

$45 - $76

Car ferry, taxi  •  38 h 18 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Manila to Cagayan De Oro Port Manila
  2. Take a taxi from Cagayan De Oro to Davao City

$115 - $156

Questions & Answers

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 bus and ferry which takes 35 h 29 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 40 min 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 1 h 40 min.

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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 240+ hotels available in Davao City. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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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 3 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
Flights from Manila to Davao via Cebu
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$70 - $170
Flights from Clark International to Davao
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
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 Clark International to Davao
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Manila to Davao
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Flights from Clark International 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
3 times a day
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 Cagayan De Oro Port
Ave. Duration
33 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Mega Value Class
$35
Super Value Class
$35
Tourist Class
$41
Cabin
$56
Stateroom for 2
$120
Suiteroom for 2
$124
Other operators
Taxi from Cagayan De Oro to Davao City
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Cagayan de Oro First Taxi Drivers Alliance (Cafitada)
Phone
+63 927 631 9852

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