There are 6 ways to get from Samar to Cebu City by plane, taxi, ferry, bus or car 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 from Tacloban  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Tacloban (TAC) to Cebu (CEB) TAC - CEB

$26 - $200

Cheapest option

Car ferry  •  16 h 30 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Tacloban to Cebu

$14

4 alternative options

Fly from Ormoc  •  54 min

  1. Fly from Ormoc (OMC) to Cebu (CEB) OMC - CEB

$24 - $190

Taxi, Fast Ferrry  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tacloban to Ormoc
  2. Take the Fast Ferrry from Ormoc to Cebu

$45 - $50

Mini Van, Fast Ferrry  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the Mini Van from VS Grand Tours to Ormoc
  2. Take the Fast Ferrry from Ormoc to Cebu

$16

Mini Van, ferry  •  5 h

  1. Take the Mini Van from VS Grand Tours to Ormoc
  2. Take the ferry from Ormoc to Cebu

$20 - $25

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Samar to Cebu City is to car ferry which costs ₱750 and takes 16 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Samar to Cebu City is to fly which costs ₱1,200 - ₱11,000 and takes 54 min.

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The distance between Samar and Cebu City is 208 km.

It takes approximately 1 h 5 min to get from Samar to Cebu City, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Tacloban and arriving at Cebu. Services depart once a week, and operate Thursday. The journey takes approximately 16 h 30 min.

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The nearest airport to Cebu City is Cebu (CEB) Airport which is 9.5 km away. Other nearby airports include Tagbilaran (TAG) (73.4 km), Bacolod (BCD) (108.6 km), Tacloban (TAC) (160 km) and Iloilo (ILO) (162.7 km).

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Map of how to get from Samar to Cebu City.
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  • Distance: 129.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 5 min

What companies run services between Samar, Philippines and Cebu City, Philippines?

Cebu Pacific, Philippine Airlines and Cebgo fly from Tacloban to Cebu City 3 times a day.

Airlines
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Tacloban to Cebu
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Tacloban to Cebu
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Air Juan Aviation
Website
airjuan.com
Flights from Ormoc to Cebu
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$17 - $180
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Tacloban to Cebu
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $240
Bus operators
VS Grand Tours
Website
vsgrandtours.com
Bus from VS Grand Tours to Ormoc
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
vsgrandtours.com
Book at
facebook.com
Ferry operators
SuperCat Ferry
Website
supercat.com.ph
Ferry from Ormoc to Cebu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
supercat.com.ph
OceanJet
Website
oceanjet.net
Ferry from Ormoc to Cebu
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
oceanjet.net
Book at
12go.asia
Tourist Class
$19
Business Class
$23
Trans Asia Shipping
Website
transasiashipping.com
Car ferry from Tacloban to Cebu
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
transasiashipping.com
Book at
122.54.153.108
Other operators
Taxi from Tacloban to Ormoc
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40

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