There are 4 ways to get from Manila to Dumaguete by plane, ferry, car ferry, bus and ferry or bus

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 to Dumaguete  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Dumaguete (DGT) MNL - DGT

$69 - $467

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, ferry, bus  •  29 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Manila Cubao to Iloilo
  2. Take the ferry from Iloilo to Bacolod
  3. Take the bus from Bacolod to Dumaguete

$34 - $53

2 alternative options

Fly to Tagbilaran, ferry  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Tagbilaran (TAG) MNL - TAG
  2. Take the ferry from Tagbilaran to Dumaguete

$61 - $243

Car ferry  •  26 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Manila to Dumaguete Port Manila

$50 - $65

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Manila and arriving at Dumaguete Port. Services depart once a week. The journey takes approximately 26 h.

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The distance between Manila and Dumaguete is 641 km.

The best way to get from Manila to Dumaguete without a car is to car ferry which takes 26 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 4 min to get from Manila to Dumaguete, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Manila Airport to Dumaguete Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific offer flights from Manila Airport to Dumaguete Airport.

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There are 132+ hotels available in Dumaguete. Prices start at $19 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manila to Dumaguete.
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  • Distance: 400.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 4 min

What companies run services between Manila, Philippines and Dumaguete, Philippines?

Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific fly from Manila to Dumaguete every 4 hours.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Dumaguete
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $150
Flights from Manila to Tagbilaran
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $600
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Dumaguete
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Flights from Manila to Tagbilaran
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Manila to Tagbilaran
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Bus operators
Philtranco
Website
philtranco.net
Bus and ferry from Manila Cubao to Iloilo
Ave. Duration
18 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
philtranco.net
Ceres Liner
Bus from Bacolod to Dumaguete
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
bacolodpages.com
Ferry operators
OceanJet
Website
oceanjet.net
Ferry from Tagbilaran to Dumaguete
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
oceanjet.net
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Tourist Class
$13
Business Class
$19
Ferry from Iloilo to Bacolod
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
oceanjet.net
Open Air / Tourist Class
$6
2 GO Travel
Phone
(+63 2) 528.7209
Email
info@2go.com.ph
Website
travel.2go.com.ph
Car ferry from Manila to Dumaguete Port
Ave. Duration
26 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Super Value Class
$50 - $60
Mega Value Class
$50 - $65
Tourist Class
$50 - $65
Cabin for 4
$63 - $66
Stateroom for 2
$130 - $135

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