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

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 Manila to Davao  •  3 h 45 min

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

$41 - $189

4 alternative options

Fly Manila to General Santos, taxi  •  5 h 40 min

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

$103 - $179

Bus to Clark International, fly to Davao  •  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 - $393

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

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The cheapest way to get from Manila to Davao is to bus and ferry which costs ₱2,400 - ₱4,100 and takes 35 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manila to Davao is to fly which costs ₱2,200 - ₱11,000 and takes 3 h 45 min.

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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 bus and ferry which takes 35 h 29 min and costs ₱2,400 - ₱4,100.

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It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to get from Manila to Davao, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Manila Airport to Davao Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 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 12+ hotels available in Davao. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manila to Davao.
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  • Distance: 595 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 45 min

What companies run services between Manila, Philippines and Davao, 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 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $170
Flights from Manila to General Santos
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Flights from Manila to General Santos via Iloilo
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Flights from Manila to General Santos via Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $280
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 Manila to General Santos
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $250
Flights from Manila to General Santos via Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $250
Flights from Manila to General Santos via Iloilo
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $250
Flights from Clark International to Davao
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, 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 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
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
$36
Super Value Class
$36
Tourist Class
$41
Cabin
$56
Stateroom for 2
$121
Suiteroom for 2
$125
Other operators
Taxi from General Santos to Malita
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45

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