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

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Fly  •  3h 47m

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Butuan (BXU) MNL - BXU

$82 - $211

Cheapest option

Car ferry  •  36h 22m

  1. Take the car ferry from Manila to Nasipit Pier, Butuan Manila

$52 - $75

2 alternative options

Bus, Fast Ferry, taxi  •  31h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Philtranco Pasay to Liloan 885
  2. Take the Fast Ferry from Liloan to Lipata
  3. Take a taxi from Lipata to Magallanes

$64 - $99

Bus and ferry, bus  •  40h 25m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Philtranco Pasay to Cagayan De Oro
  2. Take the bus from Cagayan de Oro to Butuan

$62 - $101

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The cheapest way to get from Manila to Magallanes is to car ferry which costs ₱2,800 - ₱4,100 and takes 36h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Manila to Magallanes is to fly which costs ₱4,400 - ₱12,000 and takes 3h 47m.

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The distance between Manila and Magallanes is 793 km.

The best way to get from Manila to Magallanes without a car is to bus and Fast Ferry and taxi which takes 31h 23m and costs ₱3,400 - ₱5,500.

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It takes approximately 3h 47m to get from Manila to Magallanes, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Manila Airport to Butuan Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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

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There are 23+ hotels available in Magallanes. Prices start at $24 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manila to Magallanes.
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  • Distance: 495.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 47m

What companies run services between Manila, Philippines and Magallanes, Caraga, Philippines?

Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific fly from Manila to Magallanes 5 times a day.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Butuan
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $250
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Butuan
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Manila to Butuan via Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Bus operators
Philtranco
Phone
(632) 851-8077 to 79
Email
marketing@philtranco.com.ph
Website
philtranco.net
Bus from Philtranco Pasay to Liloan
Ave. Duration
25h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
philtranco.net
Bus and ferry from Philtranco Pasay to Cagayan De Oro
Ave. Duration
31h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
philtranco.net
Bachelor Express
Phone
+63(082) 285-6486
Bus from Cagayan de Oro to Butuan
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Ferry operators
Starlite Ferries
Phone
+63 43 723 9965
Email
info@starliteferries.com
Website
starliteferries.com
Car ferry from Liloan to Lipata
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
starliteferries.com
Economy
$5
Business 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 Nasipit Pier, Butuan
Ave. Duration
35h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Mega Value Class
$35 - $50
Tourist Class
$40 - $50
Cabin for 4
$45 - $55
Stateroom for 2
$105 - $115
Suiteroom for 2
$121
Other operators
Taxi from Lipata to Magallanes
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Estimated price
$30 - $40

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