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There are 5 ways to get from San Carlos to Cebu City by car ferry, taxi, bus or bus and ferry

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Car ferry, taxi  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take the car ferry from San Carlos to Toledo
  2. Take a taxi from Toledo to Cebu City

$18 - $22

Cheapest option

Car ferry, bus via Toledo  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the car ferry from San Carlos to Toledo
  2. Take the bus from Toledo, Cebu to Cebu South Bus Terminal

$4 - $9

3 alternative options

Car ferry, taxi via Toledo  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the car ferry from San Carlos to Toledo
  2. Take a taxi from Toledo to Cebu City

$17 - $24

Car ferry, bus  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the car ferry from San Carlos to Toledo
  2. Take the bus from Toledo, Cebu to Cebu South Bus Terminal

$5 - $7

Bus and ferry  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from San Carlos to Cebu South Bus Terminal Aircon

$5 - $10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Carlos to Cebu City is to car ferry and bus which costs ₱210 - ₱490 and takes 4 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Carlos to Cebu City is to car ferry and taxi which costs ₱950 - ₱1,200 and takes 1 h 46 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from San Carlos and arriving at Cebu South Bus Terminal. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 32 min.

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The distance between San Carlos and Cebu City is 55 km.

The best way to get from San Carlos to Cebu City without a car is to car ferry and taxi which takes 1 h 46 min and costs ₱950 - ₱1,200.

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It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to get from San Carlos to Cebu City, including transfers.

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San Carlos to Cebu City bus services, operated by Ceres Liner, depart from San Carlos station.

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San Carlos to Cebu City bus services, operated by Ceres Liner, arrive at Cebu South Bus Terminal station.

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There are 1177+ hotels available in Cebu City. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Carlos to Cebu City.
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  • Distance: 34.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 46 min

What companies run services between San Carlos, Western Visayas, Philippines and Cebu City, Philippines?

There is no direct connection from San Carlos to Cebu City. However, you can take the car ferry to Toledo then take the taxi to Cebu City. Alternatively, you can take the car ferry to Toledo then take the taxi to Cebu City.

Bus operators
bus
Bus from Toledo, Cebu to Cebu South Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Ceres Liner
Bus from Toledo, Cebu to Cebu South Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
cebu.gov.ph
Book at
facebook.com
Bus and ferry from San Carlos to Cebu South Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
cebu.gov.ph
Book at
facebook.com
Ferry operators
E.B. Aznar Shipping Corporation
Phone
+63 32 238 0042
Website
facebook.com
Car ferry from San Carlos to Toledo
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
facebook.com
Other operators
Taxi from Toledo to Cebu City
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Holiday Taxi
Phone
+63 32 345 1622
Atlas TaxiCab
Phone
+63 32 253 6637

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