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There are 5 ways to get from Manila to Tagbilaran by plane, bus, ferry, car ferry or bus and ferry

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Fly Manila to Panglao Island  •  3h

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Panglao Island (TAG) MNL - TAG

$48 - $224

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Car ferry, ferry  •  24h 51m

  1. Take the car ferry from Manila to Cebu Manila
  2. Take the ferry from Cebu to Tagbilaran Cebu

$33 - $59

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Bus to Clark International, fly to Panglao Island  •  5h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Trinoma to Clark International Airport
  2. Fly from Clark International (CRK) to Panglao Island (TAG) CRK - TAG

$99 - $398

Fly Manila to Dumaguete, ferry  •  5h 58m

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Dumaguete (DGT) MNL - DGT
  2. Take the ferry from Dumaguete to Tagbilaran

$85 - $491

Bus and ferry, ferry  •  36h 6m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Isarog Lines Cubao to Masbate City
  2. Take the ferry from Masbate City to Cebu
  3. Take the ferry from Cebu to Tagbilaran

$53 - $61

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manila to Tagbilaran is to car ferry and ferry which costs ₱1,700 - ₱3,200 and takes 24h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Manila to Tagbilaran is to fly which costs ₱2,600 - ₱12,000 and takes 3h.

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No, there is no direct ferry from Manila to Tagbilaran. However, there are services departing from Manila and arriving at Tagbilaran via Cebu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 51m.

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The distance between Manila and Tagbilaran is 633 km.

The best way to get from Manila to Tagbilaran without a car is to car ferry and ferry which takes 24h 51m and costs ₱1,700 - ₱3,200.

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It takes approximately 3h to get from Manila to Tagbilaran, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Manila Airport to Panglao Island Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Philippine Airlines, AirAsia Philippines and Cebu Pacific offer flights from Manila Airport to Panglao Island Airport.

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There are 359+ hotels available in Tagbilaran. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manila to Tagbilaran.
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  • Distance: 395.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h

What companies run services between Manila, Philippines and Tagbilaran, Philippines?

Philippine Airlines, AirAsia Philippines and Cebu Pacific fly from Manila to Tagbilaran every 3 hours.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Panglao Island
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $600
Flights from Clark International to Panglao Island
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Flights from Manila to Dumaguete
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $150
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Panglao Island
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Clark International to Panglao Island
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Manila to Dumaguete
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $470
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Manila to Panglao Island
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Bus operators
Bicol Isarog
Phone
(02) 7278194 / (02) 4232957 / 0908-8512643 / 0917-8894713
Email
customerservice@bicolisarog.com
Website
bicolisarog.com
Bus and ferry from Isarog Lines Cubao to Masbate City
Ave. Duration
14h 56m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
bicolisarog.com
Book at
pinoytravel.com.ph
Ferry operators
OceanJet
Phone
+63(32)255-7560
Email
customerservice@oceanjet.net
Website
oceanjet.net
Ferry from Dumaguete to Tagbilaran
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
oceanjet.net
Book at
12go.asia
Tourist Class
$17
Business Class
$24
Ferry from Cebu to Tagbilaran
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
oceanjet.net
Book at
12go.asia
Tourist Class
$13
Business Class
$24
Open Air
$12
2 GO Travel
Phone
(+63 2) 528.7209
Email
info@2go.com.ph
Website
travel.2go.com.ph
Car ferry from Manila to Cebu
Ave. Duration
22h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Book at
travel.2go.com.ph
Mega Value Class
$22 - $45
Super Value Class
$26 - $30
Tourist Class
$30 - $45
Cabin for 4
$30 - $45
Cabin for 6
$35 - $50
Stateroom for 2
$95 - $105
Suiteroom for 2
$100 - $105
Cokaliong Shipping
Phone
(032) 232-7211
Website
cokaliongshipping.com
Ferry from Masbate City to Cebu
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Schedules at
cokaliongshipping.com
Economy
$16
Tourist
$20
Suite Room
$80

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