There are 2 ways to get from Manila to Pulau Halmahera by plane, car ferry or taxi

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Ternate, car ferry  •  14 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Ternate (TTE) MNL - TTE
  2. Take the car ferry from Bastiong to Sofifi

$207 - $610

1 alternative option

Fly to Kau, taxi  •  21 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Kau (KAZ) MNL - KAZ
  2. Take a taxi from Kau to Sofifi

$210 - $689

Questions & Answers

The distance between Manila and Pulau Halmahera is 1722 km.

It takes approximately 14 h 49 min to get from Manila to Pulau Halmahera, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Manila Airport to Ternate Airport. The quickest flight takes 9 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Pulau Halmahera is 1 h ahead of Manila. It is currently 3:54 PM in Manila and 4:54 PM in Pulau Halmahera.

AirAsia Philippines, PT. Sriwijaya Air, Philippine Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Manila Airport to Ternate Airport.

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Map of how to get from Manila to Pulau Halmahera.
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  • Distance: 1076.2 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 49 min

What companies run services between Manila, Philippines and Pulau Halmahera, Indonesia?

There is no direct connection from Manila to Sofifi. However, you can take the train to Gil Puyat LRT, take the walk to Jam Liner/Atrium, take the Airport Bus to NAIA Terminal 2, take the walk to Manila airport, fly to Ternate, take the taxi to Bastiong, then take the car ferry to Sofifi. Alternatively, you can take the train to Gil Puyat LRT, take the walk to Jam Liner/Atrium, take the Airport Bus to NAIA Terminal 2, take the walk to Manila airport, fly to Kau, then take the taxi to Sofifi.

Airlines
Garuda Indonesia
Website
garuda-indonesia.com
Flights from Manila to Ternate via Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Manila to Ternate via Soekarno–Hatta, Manado
Ave. Duration
15 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Lion Mentari Airlines
Website
lionair.co.id
Flights from Manila to Ternate via Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Manila to Ternate via Ngurah Rai, Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
Wings Air
Website
lionair.co.id
Flights from Manila to Kau via Guangzhou Baiyun, Manado
Ave. Duration
21 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
PT. Sriwijaya Air
Website
sriwijayaair.co.id
Flights from Manila to Ternate via Soekarno–Hatta, Ujung Pandang
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Ferry operators
ASDP Indonesia Ferry
Website
indonesiaferry.co.id
Car ferry from Bastiong to Sofifi
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
indonesiaferry.co.id
Other operators
Taxi from Kau to Sofifi
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Estimated price
$27 - $35

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