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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  •  3h 39m

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

$41 - $189

Cheapest option

Car ferry, bus  •  40h 56m

  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  •  6h 10m

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

$67 - $393

Bus and ferry  •  35h 28m

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

$45 - $76

Car ferry, taxi  •  38h 18m

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

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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 3h 39m.

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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 bus and ferry which takes 35h 28m and costs ₱2,400 - ₱4,100.

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It takes approximately 3h 39m 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 40m.

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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 271+ hotels available in Davao City. Prices start at $24 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: 3h 39m

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
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Davao
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Manila to Davao via Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Clark International to Davao
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Clark International to Davao via Sayak
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Davao
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $170
Flights from Manila to Davao via Bacolod–Silay
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $170
Flights from Manila to Davao via Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $170
Flights from Clark International to Davao
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Manila to Davao
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Flights from Clark International to Davao
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Bus operators
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
34h
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
6h 40m
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
33h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Mega Value Class
$36
Super Value Class
$36
Tourist Class
$41
Cabin
$56
Stateroom for 2
$121
Suiteroom for 2
$125
Other operators
Taxi from Cagayan De Oro to Davao City
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Cagayan de Oro First Taxi Drivers Alliance (Cafitada)
Phone
+63 927 631 9852

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