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There are 6 ways to get from Samar to Iloilo City by car, ferry, car ferry, bus or plane

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

Drive, ferry, car ferry  •  9h 40m

  1. Drive from Tacloban to Ormoc
  2. Take the ferry from Ormoc to Cebu
  3. Take the car ferry from Toledo to San Carlos
  4. Drive from San Carlos to Bacolod
  5. Take the ferry from Bacolod to Iloilo

$43 - $63

Cheapest option

Mini Van, car ferry, ferry  •  22h 14m

  1. Take the Mini Van from VS Grand Tours Tacloban to Ormoc
  2. Take the car ferry from Ormoc to Cebu
  3. Take the ferry from Cebu to Iloilo

$23 - $45

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Drive, ferry, car ferry via Toledo  •  10h 32m

  1. Drive from Tacloban to Ormoc
  2. Take the ferry from Ormoc to Cebu
  3. Take the car ferry from Toledo to San Carlos
  4. Drive from San Carlos to Bacolod
  5. Take the ferry from Bacolod to Iloilo

$42 - $65

Mini Van, ferry  •  19h 5m

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

$29 - $50

Car ferry, ferry  •  30h 13m

  1. Take the car ferry from Tacloban to Cebu
  2. Take the ferry from Cebu to Iloilo

$28 - $39

Fly  •  4h 49m

  1. Fly from Tacloban (TAC) to Iloilo (ILO) TAC - ILO

$89 - $412

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Samar to Iloilo City is to car ferry and ferry which costs ₱1,500 - ₱2,100 and takes 30h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Samar to Iloilo City is to fly which costs ₱4,700 - ₱23,000 and takes 4h 49m.

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No, there is no direct ferry from Samar to Iloilo City. However, there are services departing from Tacloban and arriving at Iloilo via Cebu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30h 13m.

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The distance between Samar and Iloilo City is 294 km.

The best way to get from Samar to Iloilo City without a car is to Mini Van and ferry which takes 19h 5m and costs ₱1,500 - ₱2,800.

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It takes approximately 9h 40m to get from Samar to Iloilo City, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Tacloban Airport to Iloilo Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 20m and has one stopover.

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Philippine Airlines, AirAsia Philippines and Cebu Pacific offer flights from Tacloban Airport to Iloilo Airport.

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There are 62+ hotels available in Iloilo City. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Samar to Tacloban Airport is to taxi which takes 8m and costs ₱170 - ₱210.

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Map of how to get from Samar to Iloilo City.
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  • Distance: 183.8 miles
  • Duration: 9h 40m

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

AirAsia Philippines, Cebu Pacific and two other airlines fly from Tacloban to Iloilo City hourly.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Tacloban to Iloilo via Manila
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Tacloban to Iloilo via Manila, Puerto Princesa
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Tacloban to Iloilo via Manila, Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Tacloban to Iloilo via Manila
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Tacloban to Iloilo via Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Tacloban to Iloilo via Manila
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Bus operators
VS Grand Tours
Phone
+63 55 251 5243
Email
corporate@vsgrandtours.com
Website
vsgrandtours.com
Bus from VS Grand Tours Tacloban to Ormoc
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
vsgrandtours.com
Book at
facebook.com
Ferry operators
SuperCat Ferry
Phone
(+63 32) 233-7000
Email
SuperCat-Customercare@2go.com.ph
Website
supercat.com.ph
Ferry from Ormoc to Cebu
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
supercat.com.ph
Book at
12go.asia
OceanJet
Phone
+63(32)255-7560
Email
customerservice@oceanjet.net
Website
oceanjet.net
Ferry from Ormoc to Cebu
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
oceanjet.net
Book at
12go.asia
Tourist Class
$19
Business Class
$23
Ferry from Bacolod to Iloilo
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
oceanjet.net
Open Air / Tourist Class
$6
E.B. Aznar Shipping Corporation
Phone
+63 32 238 0042
Website
facebook.com
Car ferry from Toledo to San Carlos
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
facebook.com
Cokaliong Shipping
Phone
(032) 232-7211
Website
cokaliongshipping.com
Ferry from Cebu to Iloilo
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
cokaliongshipping.com
Economy
$15
Tourist
$17
Cabin
$19
Suite Room
$45
Trans Asia Shipping
Phone
+63 32 254 6491
Website
transasiashipping.com
Ferry from Cebu City to Iloilo
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
transasiashipping.com
Book at
booking.transasiashipping.com
Private
$45
Cabin
$25
Tourist
$21
2nd Class
$19
Car ferry from Tacloban to Cebu
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
transasiashipping.com
Book at
booking.transasiashipping.com
Roble Shipping Inc.
Phone
(032) 419-1190 to 95
Website
2gopromofares.com
Car ferry from Ormoc to Cebu
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $18
Schedules at
2gopromofares.com
Executive
$18
Business
$13
Tourist
$10
Economy non-ac
$8

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