There are 5 ways to get from Manila to Santa Catalina by plane, taxi, 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, taxi  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Dumaguete (DGT) MNL - DGT
  2. Take a taxi from Dumaguete to Santa Catalina

$90 - $491

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, ferry, bus, taxi  •  28 h 33 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 Mabinay
  4. Take a taxi from Mabinay to Santa Catalina

$52 - $74

3 alternative options

Fly to Tagbilaran, ferry, taxi  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Tagbilaran (TAG) MNL - TAG
  2. Take the ferry from Tagbilaran to Dumaguete
  3. Take a taxi from Dumaguete to Santa Catalina

$84 - $271

Car ferry, taxi via Bacolod City  •  23 h 2 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Manila to Bacolod City Manila
  2. Take a taxi from Bacolod City to Santa Catalina

$90 - $133

Car ferry, taxi  •  27 h 16 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Manila to Dumaguete Port Manila
  2. Take a taxi from Dumaguete Port to Santa Catalina

$73 - $93

Questions & Answers

The distance between Manila and Santa Catalina is 621 km.

The best way to get from Manila to Santa Catalina without a car is to car ferry and taxi which takes 23 h 2 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to get from Manila to Santa Catalina, 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 two+ hotels available in Santa Catalina. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manila to Santa Catalina.
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  • Distance: 388 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 15 min

What companies run services between Manila, Philippines and Santa Catalina, Central Visayas, Philippines?

There is no direct connection from Manila to Santa Catalina. 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 Dumaguete, then take the taxi to Santa Catalina. 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 Tagbilaran, take the ferry to Dumaguete, then take the taxi to Santa Catalina.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Dumaguete
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $150
Flights from Manila to Tagbilaran
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 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 28 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 Mabinay
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
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 Bacolod City
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Super Value Class
$35 - $55
Mega Value Class
$35 - $55
Tourist Class
$40 - $55
Cabin for 4
$59 - $64
Stateroom for 2
$131
Suiteroom for 2
$135 - $145
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 - $134
Other operators
Taxi from Dumaguete to Santa Catalina
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Dumaguete Taxi
Phone
+63 35 226 3333

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