There are 4 ways to get from Samar to Iloilo City by car, ferry, car ferry, taxi 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 33 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

$42 - $59

Cheapest option

Car ferry, ferry  •  29 h 43 min

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

$36 - $71

2 alternative options

Taxi, Fast Ferrry, ferry  •  17 h 16 min

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

$61 - $102

Fly  •  3 h 24 min

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

$99 - $612

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 every 2 hours.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Tacloban to Iloilo via Manila
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Tacloban to Iloilo via Manila, Puerto Princesa
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
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
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Tacloban to Iloilo via Manila
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 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
Ferry operators
SuperCat Ferry
Website
supercat.com.ph
Ferry from Ormoc to Cebu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
supercat.com.ph
FastCat Ferry
Website
fastcat.com.ph
Car ferry from Toledo to San Carlos
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Schedules at
fastcat.com.ph
Book at
pinoytravel.com.ph
Economy
$4
Premium Economy
$5
Business Class
$7
OceanJet
Website
oceanjet.net
Ferry from Bacolod to Iloilo
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
oceanjet.net
Open Air / Tourist Class
$5
Business Class
$7
Cokaliong Shipping
Website
cokaliongshipping.com
Ferry from Cebu to Iloilo
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
cokaliongshipping.com
Economy
$16
Tourist
$17
Cabin
$20
Suite Room
$46
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
$15 - $50
Schedules at
transasiashipping.com
Private
$47
Cabin
$20
Tourist
$17
2nd Class
$16
Car ferry from Tacloban to Cebu
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
transasiashipping.com
Other operators
Taxi from Tacloban to Ormoc
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Samar and Iloilo City is 294 km.

The cheapest way to get from Samar to Iloilo City is to car ferry and ferry which costs ₱1,800 - ₱3,800 and takes 29 h 43 min.

The quickest way to get from Samar to Iloilo City is to fly which takes 3 h 24 min and costs ₱5,000 - ₱33,000.

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 29 h 43 min.

It takes approximately 9 h 33 min to get from Samar to Iloilo City, including transfers.