There are 9 ways to get from Manila to Visayas by plane, ferry, bus, car ferry or bus and ferry

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 Bacolod, travel  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Bacolod (BCD) MNL - BCD
  2. Travel from Bacolod to Visayas

Cheapest option

Car ferry, bus  •  28 h 9 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Manila to Cebu
  2. Take the bus from Cebu North Bus Terminal to Hagnaya Port, San Remigio
  3. Take the car ferry from Hagnaya Port, San Remigio to Santa Fe Bantayan

$31 - $60

7 alternative options

Fly to Roxas, travel  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Roxas (RXS) MNL - RXS
  2. Travel from Roxas to Visayas

Fly to Iloilo, travel  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Iloilo (ILO) MNL - ILO
  2. Travel from Iloilo to Visayas

Fly to Kalibo, travel  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Kalibo (KLO) MNL - KLO
  2. Travel from Kalibo to Visayas

Fly to Tagbilaran, ferry, bus, car ferry  •  12 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Tagbilaran (TAG) MNL - TAG
  2. Take the ferry from Tagbilaran to Cebu
  3. Take the bus from Cebu North Bus Terminal to Hagnaya Port, San Remigio
  4. Take the car ferry from Hagnaya Port, San Remigio to Santa Fe Bantayan

$71 - $254

Fly to Caticlan, travel  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Caticlan (MPH) MNL - MPH
  2. Travel from Caticlan to Visayas

Bus, car ferry, travel  •  29 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Manila Cubao to Ormoc
  2. Take the car ferry from Palompon to Polambato
  3. Travel from Polambato to Visayas

Car ferry, bus and ferry  •  33 h 39 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Manila to Bacolod City
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Bacolod to Tabuelan
  3. Take the car ferry from Tabuelan Port to Escalante

$44 - $79

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

There is no direct connection from Manila to Visayas. 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 Bacolod, then take the travel to Visayas. 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 Roxas, then take the travel to Visayas.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Bacolod
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Flights from Manila to Roxas
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Flights from Manila to Iloilo
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from Manila to Iloilo via Puerto Princesa
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from Manila to Kalibo
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Manila to Tagbilaran
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $600
Flights from Manila to Caticlan
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Bacolod
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Manila to Roxas
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $430
Flights from Manila to Iloilo
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $410
Flights from Manila to Kalibo
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Manila to Tagbilaran
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Manila to Caticlan
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $370
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Manila to Iloilo
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $380
Flights from Manila to Kalibo
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $410
Flights from Manila to Tagbilaran
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Manila to Caticlan
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Roxas
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Flights from Manila to Kalibo
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Manila to Caticlan
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $310
Bus operators
Ceres Liner
Bus from Cebu North Bus Terminal to Hagnaya Port, San Remigio
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Bus and ferry from Bacolod to Tabuelan
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
bacolodpages.com
Pintados Bus
Website
phbus.com
Bus from Manila Cubao to Ormoc
Ave. Duration
22 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
bicolisarog.com
Book at
bicolisarog.com
Ferry operators
OceanJet
Website
oceanjet.net
Ferry from Tagbilaran to Cebu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
oceanjet.net
Tourist Class
$16
Business Class
$20
E.B. Aznar Shipping Corporation
Website
facebook.com
Car ferry from Hagnaya Port, San Remigio to Santa Fe Bantayan
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
facebook.com
Car ferry from Palompon to Polambato
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
facebook.com
Car ferry from Tabuelan Port to Escalante
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
facebook.com
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
22 h
Frequency
3 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 - $31
Tourist Class
$30 - $45
Cabin for 4
$30 - $50
Cabin for 6
$35 - $50
Stateroom for 2
$95 - $105
Suiteroom for 2
$103 - $107
Car ferry from Manila to Bacolod City
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
3 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
$45 - $60
Cabin for 4
$61 - $65
Stateroom for 2
$135
Suiteroom for 2
$140 - $150
Super Shuttle Roro
Phone
63 (032) 231 0639
Website
supershuttleroro.com
Car ferry from Palompon to Polambato
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
supershuttleroro.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Manila and Visayas is 485 km.

The cheapest way to get from Manila to Visayas is to car ferry and bus which costs ₱1,600 - ₱3,200 and takes 28 h 9 min.

The quickest way to get from Manila to Visayas is to fly and ferry and bus and car ferry which takes 12 h 30 min and costs ₱3,700 - ₱14,000.

It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to get from Manila to Visayas, including transfers.