There are 3 ways to get from Manila to Santa Catalina by plane, taxi, car ferry, bus and ferry, ferry or bus

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Fly, taxi  •  4h 29m

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

₱3,031 - ₱7,953

Cheapest option

Car ferry, taxi  •  27h 37m

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

₱2,500 - ₱4,500

1 alternative option

Bus and ferry, ferry, bus  •  32h 5m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Cubao Silver Star Bus to Tagbilaran Integrated Bus Terminal
  2. Take the ferry from Tagbilaran to Dumaguete
  3. Take the bus from Dumaguete to Bayawan

₱4,133 - ₱4,747

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The cheapest way to get from Manila to Santa Catalina is to car ferry and taxi which costs ₱2,500 - ₱4,500 and takes 27h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Manila to Santa Catalina is to fly and taxi which costs ₱3,000 - ₱8,000 and takes 4h 29m.

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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 27h 37m and costs ₱2,500 - ₱4,500.

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It takes approximately 4h 29m 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 1h 15m.

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

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There are five+ hotels available in Santa Catalina. Prices start at ₱5,000 per night.

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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 Edsa Lrt, take the walk to Epifanio de los Santos Avenue, Lungsod ng Pasay, take the night bus to Terminal 1 Arrivals Area Rd, Ninoy Aquino International Airport, Parañaque City, Manila, take the walk to Manila airport, fly to Dumaguete, then take the taxi to Santa Catalina. Alternatively, you can take the car ferry to Dumaguete Port then take the taxi to Santa Catalina.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Dumaguete
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱2,200 - ₱7,000
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Dumaguete
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱2,300 - ₱8,500
Bus operators
Silver Star Liner
Website
facebook.com
Bus and ferry from Cubao Silver Star Bus to Tagbilaran Integrated Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
26h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₱2,676
Schedules at
search.biyaheroes.com
Ceres Liner
Bus from Dumaguete to Bayawan
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₱100 - ₱210
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 Dumaguete Port
Ave. Duration
26h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
₱1,300 - ₱3,000
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Book at
12go.asia
Super Value Class
₱1,600 - ₱1,900
Mega Value Class
₱1,300 - ₱1,500
Tourist Class
₱1,900 - ₱2,500
Cabin for 4
₱2,500 - ₱3,000
Stateroom for 2
₱7,000 - ₱7,200
OceanJet
Phone
+63(32)255-7560
Email
customerservice@oceanjet.net
Website
oceanjet.net
Ferry from Tagbilaran to Dumaguete
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₱900 - ₱1,300
Schedules at
oceanjet.net
Book at
12go.asia
Tourist Class
₱911
Business Class
₱1,265
Other operators
Taxi from Dumaguete to Santa Catalina
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Estimated price
₱1,100 - ₱1,400
Dumaguete Taxi
Phone
+63 35 226 3333

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