There are 4 ways to get from Manila to Zamboanga Airport (ZAM) by plane, car ferry, car, bus and ferry or bus

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Fly  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Zamboanga (ZAM) MNL - ZAM

$63 - $99

Cheapest option

Car ferry  •  42 h 3 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Manila to Zamboanga Manila

$55 - $87

2 alternative options

Car ferry, drive  •  34 h 20 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Manila to Nasipit Pier, Butuan Manila
  2. Drive from Nasipit Pier, Butuan to Zamboanga Airport (ZAM)

$95 - $144

Bus and ferry, bus  •  45 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Philtranco Pasay to Cagayan De Oro
  2. Take the bus from Cagayan de Oro to Zamboanga

$60 - $94

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manila to Zamboanga Airport (ZAM) is to fly which costs ₱3,400 - ₱5,500 and takes 3 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manila to Zamboanga Airport (ZAM) is to fly which costs ₱3,400 - ₱5,500 and takes 3 h 26 min.

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The distance between Manila and Zamboanga Airport (ZAM) is 863 km.

The best way to get from Manila to Zamboanga Airport (ZAM) without a car is to car ferry which takes 42 h 3 min and costs ₱2,900 - ₱4,800.

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It takes approximately 3 h 26 min to get from Manila to Zamboanga Airport (ZAM), including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Manila Airport to Zamboanga Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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

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There are four+ hotels available in Zamboanga Airport (ZAM). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manila to Zamboanga Airport (ZAM).
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  • Distance: 539.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 26 min

What companies run services between Manila, Philippines and Zamboanga Airport (ZAM), Philippines?

Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific fly from Manila to Zamboanga Airport (ZAM) every 3 hours.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Zamboanga
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Flights from Manila to Zamboanga via Cebu
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Zamboanga
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Flights from Manila to Zamboanga via Davao
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Bus operators
Philtranco
Website
philtranco.net
Bus and ferry from Philtranco Pasay to Cagayan De Oro
Ave. Duration
31 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
philtranco.net
RTMI (Rural Transit of Mindanao Incorporated)
Phone
+63 88 858 5887
Bus from Cagayan de Oro to Zamboanga
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
facebook.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 Nasipit Pier, Butuan
Ave. Duration
22 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Mega Value Class
$35 - $50
Tourist Class
$40 - $50
Cabin for 4
$45 - $55
Stateroom for 2
$105 - $115
Suiteroom for 2
$120
Car ferry from Manila to Zamboanga
Ave. Duration
42 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Super Value Class
$50 - $70
Mega Value Class
$50 - $70
Tourist Class
$50 - $75
Cabin for 4
$70 - $85
Stateroom for 2
$140 - $170
Suiteroom for 2
$150 - $170

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