There are 9 ways to get from Manila to Zamboanga del Norte by plane, taxi, car ferry, car, bus, 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.

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Fly to Dipolog, taxi  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Dipolog (DPL) MNL - DPL
  2. Take a taxi from Dipolog to Zamboanga del Norte

$113 - $489

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Car ferry, bus  •  47 h 28 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Manila to Zamboanga Manila
  2. Take the bus from Zamboanga to Ipil

$63 - $99

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Fly to Pagadian, taxi  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Pagadian (PAG) MNL - PAG
  2. Take a taxi from Pagadian to Zamboanga del Norte

$143 - $444

Fly to Ozamis, RORO, drive  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Ozamis (OZC) MNL - OZC
  2. Take the RORO from Ozamis to Mukas
  3. Drive from Mukas to Zamboanga del Norte

$94 - $265

Fly to Zamboanga, bus  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Zamboanga (ZAM) MNL - ZAM
  2. Take the bus from Zamboanga to Ipil

$76 - $119

Fly to Cotabato, taxi  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Cotabato (CBO) MNL - CBO
  2. Take a taxi from Cotabato to Zamboanga del Norte

$168 - $464

Car ferry, drive, ferry  •  33 h 50 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Manila to Nasipit Pier, Butuan
  2. Drive from Nasipit Pier, Butuan to Iligan
  3. Take the ferry from Iligan to Ozamis
  4. Drive from Ozamis to Zamboanga del Norte

$83 - $146

Car ferry, RORO, bus, taxi  •  41 h 33 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Manila to Ozamis Pier
  2. Take the RORO from Ozamis to Mukas
  3. Take the bus from Kapatagan to Pagadian City
  4. Take a taxi from Pagadian City to Zamboanga del Norte

$103 - $621

Bus and ferry, bus  •  42 h 34 min

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

$63 - $101

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manila to Zamboanga del Norte is to car ferry and bus which costs ₱3,400 - ₱5,500 and takes 47 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manila to Zamboanga del Norte is to fly and taxi which costs ₱6,000 - ₱27,000 and takes 5 h 14 min.

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The distance between Manila and Zamboanga del Norte is 757 km.

The best way to get from Manila to Zamboanga del Norte without a car is to car ferry and RORO and bus and taxi which takes 41 h 33 min and costs ₱5,500 - ₱34,000.

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It takes approximately 5 h 14 min to get from Manila to Zamboanga del Norte, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Manila Airport to Dipolog Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Manila to Zamboanga del Norte.
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  • Distance: 473.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 14 min

What companies run services between Manila, Philippines and Zamboanga del Norte, Philippines?

There is no direct connection from Manila to Zamboanga del Norte. 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 Dipolog, then take the taxi to Zamboanga del Norte. 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 Pagadian, then take the taxi to Zamboanga del Norte.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Dipolog
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from Manila to Pagadian
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Flights from Manila to Ozamis
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
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
Flights from Manila to Cotabato
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Dipolog
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $850
Flights from Manila to Ozamis
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
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
Flights from Manila to Cotabato
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Bus operators
RTMI (Rural Transit of Mindanao Incorporated)
Phone
+63 88 858 5887
Bus from Zamboanga to Ipil
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Kapatagan to Pagadian City
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Cagayan de Oro to Ipil
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Schedules at
facebook.com
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
Ferry operators
RORO
Car ferry from Ozamis to Mukas
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1
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 Ozamis Pier
Ave. Duration
35 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $550
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Super Value Class
$45 - $55
Mega Value Class
$45 - $550
Tourist Class
$53 - $58
Business Class for 6
$57 - $61
Cabin for 4
$60 - $75
Stateroom for 2
$120 - $150
Suiteroom for 2
$130 - $160
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
Cokaliong Shipping
Website
cokaliongshipping.com
Ferry from Iligan to Ozamis
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $23
Schedules at
cokaliongshipping.com
Economy
$4
Tourist
$5
Cabin
$7
Suite Room
$23
Other operators
Taxi from Dipolog to Zamboanga del Norte
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55

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