There are 6 ways to get from Manila to Davao by plane, taxi, bus, car ferry or bus and ferry

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Fly Manila to Davao  •  3h 58m

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

₱2,111 - ₱11,273

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Car ferry, bus  •  41h 7m

  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

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Fly Manila to General Santos, taxi  •  5h 55m

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to General Santos (GES) MNL - GES
  2. Take a taxi from General Santos to Malita

₱4,631 - ₱22,453

Bus to Clark International, fly to Davao  •  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 - ₱7,635

Car ferry, taxi  •  38h 25m

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

₱5,100 - ₱7,200

Bus and ferry  •  2 days 1h

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

₱2,223 - ₱3,231

Questions & Answers

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The cheapest way to get from Manila to Davao is to car ferry and bus which costs ₱1,100 - ₱2,400 and takes 41h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Manila to Davao is to fly which costs ₱2,100 - ₱12,000 and takes 3h 58m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manila to Davao. However, there are services departing from Claro M. Recto Ave / T. Mapua Intersection, Manila and arriving at Davao via Philtranco Pasay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 1h.

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The distance between Manila and Davao is 952 km.

The best way to get from Manila to Davao without a car is to car ferry and taxi which takes 38h 25m and costs ₱5,000 - ₱7,500.

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

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Manila to Davao bus services, operated by Philtranco, depart from Philtranco Pasay station.

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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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Manila to Davao bus services, operated by Philtranco, arrive at Davao station.

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Map of how to get from Manila to Davao.
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  • Distance: 952 km
  • Duration: 3h 58m

What companies run services between Manila, Philippines and Davao, 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
₱2,100 - ₱12,000
Flights from Manila to Davao via Iloilo
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱2,100 - ₱12,000
Flights from Manila to Davao via Bacolod–Silay
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₱2,100 - ₱12,000
Flights from Manila to General Santos
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱2,800 - ₱17,000
Flights from Clark International to Davao
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱1,800 - ₱6,500
Flights from Clark International to Davao via Panglao Island
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₱1,800 - ₱6,500
Flights from Clark International to Davao via Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₱1,800 - ₱6,500
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Davao
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱3,600 - ₱12,000
Flights from Manila to Davao via Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱3,600 - ₱12,000
Flights from Manila to General Santos
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱3,700 - ₱21,000
Flights from Manila to General Santos via Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱3,700 - ₱21,000
Flights from Manila to General Santos via Iloilo
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₱3,700 - ₱21,000
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
₱2,100 - ₱11,000
Flights from Clark International to Davao
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₱1,000 - ₱4,500
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Clark International to Davao
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
₱7,000 - ₱14,000
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
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
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
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
34h
Frequency
4 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
Other operators
Taxi from General Santos to Malita
Ave. Duration
2h
Estimated price
₱1,900 - ₱2,400
Regal Kent Taxi
Phone
(083) 522-2148
Cede Taxi
Phone
(083) 552-3084

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

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