There are 7 ways to get from Manila to Limasawa Island by plane, bus, car ferry or 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 to Tacloban, Minivan  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Tacloban (TAC) MNL - TAC
  2. Take the Minivan from Tacloban to Maasin

$51 - $183

Cheapest option

Car ferry, ferry  •  30 h 7 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Manila to Cebu Manila
  2. Take the ferry from Cebu to Maasin

$29 - $66

5 alternative options

Fly to Sayak, travel  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Sayak (IAO) MNL - IAO
  2. Travel from Sayak to Limasawa Island

Fly to Butuan, bus, travel  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Butuan (BXU) MNL - BXU
  2. Take the bus from Butuan to Surigao
  3. Travel from Surigao to Limasawa Island

Fly to Cagayan, travel  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Cagayan (CGY) MNL - CGY
  2. Travel from Cagayan to Limasawa Island

Bus Pintados Bus  •  26 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Manila Cubao to Maasin

$38 - $39

Bus Philtranco  •  27 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Philtranco Pasay to Liloan 885

$30 - $51

Questions & Answers

The distance between Manila and Limasawa Island is 684 km.

The best way to get from Manila to Limasawa Island without a car is to bus which takes 26 h 8 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 45 min to get from Manila to Limasawa Island, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Manila Airport to Tacloban Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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There are two+ hotels available in Limasawa Island. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manila to Limasawa Island.
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  • Distance: 427.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 45 min

What companies run services between Manila, Philippines and Limasawa Island, Philippines?

Pintados Bus operates a bus from Manila to Limasawa Island once daily. Tickets cost $37 and the journey takes 24 h.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Tacloban
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Manila to Butuan
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $250
Flights from Manila to Cagayan
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Manila to Cagayan via Iloilo
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Tacloban
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Flights from Manila to Tacloban via Cebu
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Flights from Manila to Sayak via Cebu
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Manila to Sayak via Davao
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Manila to Butuan
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Manila to Cagayan
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $260
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Manila to Tacloban
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Flights from Manila to Cagayan
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Manila to Cagayan via Cebu
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Sayak
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Bus operators
Minivan
Bus from Tacloban to Maasin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Bachelor Express
Phone
+63(082) 285-6486
Bus from Butuan to Surigao
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
davaoterminal.page.tl
Pintados Bus
Website
phbus.com
Bus from Manila Cubao to Maasin
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
phbus.com
Book at
pinoytravel.com.ph
Philtranco
Website
philtranco.net
Bus from Philtranco Pasay to Liloan
Ave. Duration
25 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
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 Cebu
Ave. Duration
22 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Book at
travel.2go.com.ph
Mega Value Class
$22 - $45
Super Value Class
$25 - $30
Tourist Class
$30 - $45
Cabin for 4
$30 - $45
Cabin for 6
$35 - $50
Stateroom for 2
$90 - $105
Suiteroom for 2
$99 - $104
Cokaliong Shipping
Website
cokaliongshipping.com
Ferry from Cebu to Maasin
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $19
Schedules at
cokaliongshipping.com
Economy
$7
Tourist
$11
Cabin
$19
Suite Room
$44
Weesamexpress
Website
weesam.ph
Ferry from Cebu to Maasin
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
weesam.ph
Book at
book.weesam.ph
First
$15
Tourist
$13
Economy
$12

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