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There are 4 ways to get from Manila to Santa Catalina by plane, taxi, car ferry, bus and ferry, 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, taxi  •  4h 9m

  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  •  28h 33m

  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

2 alternative options

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

  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  •  27h 16m

  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 cheapest way to get from Manila to Santa Catalina is to bus and ferry and ferry and bus and taxi which costs ₱2,800 - ₱4,000 and takes 28h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Manila to Santa Catalina is to fly and taxi which costs ₱4,800 - ₱27,000 and takes 4h 9m.

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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 23h 2m and costs ₱4,800 - ₱7,500.

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It takes approximately 4h 9m 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 10m.

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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: 4h 9m

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 car ferry to Bacolod City then take the taxi to Santa Catalina.

Airlines
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Dumaguete
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Dumaguete
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $150
Bus operators
Philtranco
Phone
(632) 851-8077 to 79
Email
marketing@philtranco.com.ph
Website
philtranco.net
Bus and ferry from Manila Cubao to Iloilo
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
philtranco.net
Ceres Liner
Bus from Bacolod to Mabinay
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
bacolodpages.com
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 Bacolod City
Ave. Duration
20h
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
26h
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
OceanJet
Phone
+63(32)255-7560
Email
customerservice@oceanjet.net
Website
oceanjet.net
Ferry from Iloilo to Bacolod
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
oceanjet.net
Open Air / Tourist Class
$6
Other operators
Taxi from Dumaguete to Santa Catalina
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Dumaguete Taxi
Phone
+63 35 226 3333

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