• Our partners include:

  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner
  • Airbnb
  • Expedia
  • Uber
  • Rentalcars.com

There are 8 ways to get from Manila to Zamboanga del Sur by plane, car ferry, car, taxi, bus and 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Pagadian  •  3h 55m

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Pagadian (PAG) MNL - PAG

$107 - $395

Cheapest option

Car ferry, bus  •  46h 49m

  1. Take the car ferry from Manila to Iligan Manila
  2. Take the bus from Iligan City to Pagadian City

$56 - $90

6 alternative options

Fly to Ozamis, RORO, drive  •  6h 24m

  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 Sur

$83 - $248

Fly to Dipolog, taxi  •  5h 18m

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

$113 - $489

Fly to Cotabato, taxi  •  6h 23m

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

$133 - $419

Car ferry, taxi  •  34h 21m

  1. Take the car ferry from Manila to Dapitan Manila
  2. Take a taxi from Dapitan to Zamboanga del Sur

$97 - $137

Car ferry, RORO, taxi  •  37h 58m

  1. Take the car ferry from Manila to Ozamis Pier
  2. Take the RORO from Ozamis to Mukas
  3. Take a taxi from Mukas to Zamboanga del Sur

$62 - $594

Bus and ferry, bus  •  38h 44m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Philtranco Pasay to Cagayan De Oro
  2. Take the bus from Bulua, Cagayan de Oro to Pagadian City

$58 - $91

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manila to Zamboanga del Sur is to car ferry and bus which costs ₱3,000 - ₱4,900 and takes 46h 49m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Manila to Zamboanga del Sur is to fly which costs ₱5,500 - ₱22,000 and takes 3h 55m.

More details

The distance between Manila and Zamboanga del Sur is 787 km.

The best way to get from Manila to Zamboanga del Sur without a car is to car ferry and taxi which takes 34h 21m and costs ₱5,000 - ₱7,500.

More details

It takes approximately 3h 55m to get from Manila to Zamboanga del Sur, including transfers.

More details

The quickest flight from Manila Airport to Pagadian Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

Search flights

Cebu Pacific offers flights from Manila Airport to Pagadian Airport.

Search flights

There are two+ hotels available in Zamboanga del Sur. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

More details

Map of how to get from Manila to Zamboanga del Sur.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 492.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 55m

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

Cebu Pacific flies from Manila to Zamboanga del Sur once daily.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Pagadian
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Flights from Manila to Ozamis
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from Manila to Dipolog
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from Manila to Cotabato
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Ozamis
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Manila to Ozamis via Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Manila to Dipolog
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $850
Flights from Manila to Cotabato
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Bus operators
Philtranco
Phone
(632) 851-8077 to 79
Email
marketing@philtranco.com.ph
Website
philtranco.net
Bus and ferry from Philtranco Pasay to Cagayan De Oro
Ave. Duration
31h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
philtranco.net
RTMI (Rural Transit of Mindanao Incorporated)
Phone
+63 88 858 5887
Bus from Bulua, Cagayan de Oro to Pagadian City
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Iligan City to Pagadian City
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
facebook.com
Ferry operators
RORO
Car ferry from Ozamis to Mukas
Ave. Duration
30m
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 Dapitan
Ave. Duration
32h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Super Value Class
$50 - $65
Mega Value Class
$50 - $70
Tourist Class
$55 - $75
Cabin for 4
$70 - $85
Stateroom for 2
$140 - $170
Suiteroom for 2
$140 - $170
Car ferry from Manila to Ozamis Pier
Ave. Duration
35h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $600
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Super Value Class
$30 - $55
Mega Value Class
$35 - $600
Tourist Class
$35 - $60
Business Class for 6
$50 - $65
Car ferry from Manila to Iligan
Ave. Duration
42h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Super Value Class
$45 - $55
Mega Value Class
$45 - $55
Tourist Class
$45 - $60
Business Class
$50 - $60
Cabin for 4
$60 - $75
Stateroom for 2
$110 - $150
Suiteroom for 2
$130 - $160
Other operators
Taxi from Dipolog to Zamboanga del Sur
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Estimated price
$40 - $55

Want to know more about travelling around Philippines

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.