There are 5 ways to get from Samar to Iloilo City by car, ferry, car ferry, bus, bus and ferry 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, Fast Ferrry, car ferry, ferry  •  9 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Tacloban to Ormoc
  2. Take the Fast Ferrry 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

$44 - $54

Cheapest option

Car ferry, ferry  •  30 h 13 min

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

$28 - $59

3 alternative options

Mini Van, Fast Ferrry, bus and ferry, ferry  •  16 h 24 min

  1. Take the Mini Van from VS Grand Tours Tacloban to Ormoc
  2. Take the Fast Ferrry from Ormoc to Cebu
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Cebu South Bus Terminal to Bacolod
  4. Take the ferry from Bacolod to Iloilo

$30 - $34

Mini Van, Fast Ferrry, ferry  •  19 h 16 min

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

$30 - $61

Fly  •  4 h 9 min

  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 - ₱3,200 and takes 30 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Samar to Iloilo City is to fly which costs ₱4,800 - ₱23,000 and takes 4 h 9 min.

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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 30 h 13 min.

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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 Fast Ferrry and bus and ferry and ferry which takes 16 h 24 min and costs ₱1,600 - ₱1,900.

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It takes approximately 9 h 41 min 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 3 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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

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There are 56+ hotels available in Iloilo City. Prices start at $19 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Samar to Tacloban Airport is to taxi which takes 8 min 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: 9 h 41 min

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
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Tacloban to Iloilo via Manila, Cebu
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Tacloban to Iloilo via Manila
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Tacloban to Iloilo via Cebu, General Santos
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Tacloban to Iloilo via Cebu
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Tacloban to Iloilo via Manila
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Bus operators
VS Grand Tours
Website
vsgrandtours.com
Bus from VS Grand Tours Tacloban to Ormoc
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
vsgrandtours.com
Book at
facebook.com
Ceres Liner
Bus and ferry from Cebu South Bus Terminal to Bacolod
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
cebu.gov.ph
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
E.B. Aznar Shipping Corporation
Website
facebook.com
Car ferry from Toledo to San Carlos
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
facebook.com
OceanJet
Website
oceanjet.net
Ferry from Bacolod to Iloilo
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
oceanjet.net
Open Air / Tourist Class
$6
Cokaliong Shipping
Website
cokaliongshipping.com
Ferry from Cebu to Iloilo
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
cokaliongshipping.com
Economy
$15
Tourist
$17
Cabin
$19
Suite Room
$45
Trans Asia Shipping
Website
transasiashipping.com
Ferry from Cebu City to Iloilo
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $45
Schedules at
transasiashipping.com
Private
$45
Cabin
$19
Tourist
$17
2nd Class
$15
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

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