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There are 9 ways to get from Surigao to Zamboanga by bus, plane, ferry, car ferry or car

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Bus to Butuan, fly  •  7h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Surigao to Butuan
  2. Fly from Butuan (BXU) to Zamboanga (ZAM) BXU - ZAM

$72 - $251

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Bus  •  22h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Surigao to Butuan
  2. Take the bus from Butuan to Cagayan de Oro
  3. Take the bus from Cagayan de Oro to Zamboanga

$18 - $34

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Fly from Surigao  •  4h 4m

  1. Fly from Surigao (SUG) to Zamboanga (ZAM) SUG - ZAM

$33 - $134

Ferry to Mactan–Cebu, fly  •  11h 24m

  1. Take the ferry from Surigao to Cebu City
  2. Fly from Mactan–Cebu (CEB) to Zamboanga (ZAM) CEB - ZAM

$66 - $496

Bus to Davao, fly  •  11h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Surigao to Davao City
  2. Fly from Davao (DVO) to Zamboanga (ZAM) DVO - ZAM

$183 - $400

Ferry, car ferry  •  25h

  1. Take the ferry from Surigao to Cebu City
  2. Take the car ferry from Cebu to Zamboanga Port

$32 - $42

Car ferry  •  27h

  1. Take the car ferry from Surigao to Cebu
  2. Take the car ferry from Cebu to Zamboanga Port

$32 - $45

Ferry  •  41h 30m

  1. Take the ferry from Surigao to Cebu
  2. Take the ferry from Cebu to Zamboanga City

$34 - $35

Drive  •  13h 54m

  1. Drive from Surigao to Zamboanga 566.7 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Surigao to Zamboanga is to bus which costs ₱950 - ₱1,900 and takes 22h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Surigao to Zamboanga is to fly which costs ₱1,800 - ₱7,500 and takes 4h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Surigao to Zamboanga. However, there are services departing from Surigao and arriving at Zamboanga via Butuan and Cagayan de Oro. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 32m.

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No, there is no direct ferry from Surigao to Zamboanga. However, there are services departing from Surigao and arriving at Zamboanga Port via Cebu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h.

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The distance between Surigao and Zamboanga is 494 km. The road distance is 906.7 km.

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The best way to get from Surigao to Zamboanga without a car is to bus which takes 22h 32m and costs ₱950 - ₱1,900.

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It takes approximately 7h 10m to get from Surigao to Zamboanga, including transfers.

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Surigao to Zamboanga bus services, operated by Bachelor Express, depart from Surigao station.

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The best way to get from Surigao to Zamboanga is to fly which takes 4h 4m and costs ₱1,800 - ₱7,500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₱950 - ₱1,900 and takes 22h 32m.

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There is no direct flight from Butuan Airport to Zamboanga Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 25m and has one stopover.

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Map of how to get from Surigao to Zamboanga.
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  • Distance: 308.8 miles
  • Duration: 7h 10m

What companies run services between Surigao, Philippines and Zamboanga, Philippines?

Cebgo, Cebu Pacific and Philippine Airlines fly from Surigao to Zamboanga once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Surigao to Zamboanga via Butuan and Cagayan de Oro in around 22h 32m.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Butuan to Zamboanga via Manila
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Surigao to Zamboanga via Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $130
Flights from Mactan–Cebu to Zamboanga
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $120
Flights from Davao to Zamboanga
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $100
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Butuan to Zamboanga via Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $240
Flights from Mactan–Cebu to Zamboanga
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $190
Flights from Mactan–Cebu to Zamboanga via Laguindingan
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Surigao to Zamboanga via Mactan–Cebu, Manila
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Davao to Zamboanga
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Bus operators
Bachelor Express
Phone
+63(082) 285-6486
Bus from Surigao to Butuan
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
davaoterminal.page.tl
Bus from Surigao to Davao City
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Schedules at
davaoterminal.page.tl
Bus from Butuan to Cagayan de Oro
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $13
RTMI (Rural Transit of Mindanao Incorporated)
Phone
+63 88 858 5887
Bus from Cagayan de Oro to Zamboanga
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
facebook.com
Ferry operators
Cokaliong Shipping
Phone
(032) 232-7211
Website
cokaliongshipping.com
Ferry from Surigao to Cebu City
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Schedules at
cokaliongshipping.com
Economy
$16
Tourist
$20
Cabin
$26
Ferry from Surigao to Cebu
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $17
Schedules at
cokaliongshipping.com
Economy
$16
Tourist
$17
Cabin
$66
George and Peter Lines Inc.
Phone
(032) 254-5154
Website
gplines.com
Car ferry from Cebu to Zamboanga Port
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
superferry2go.com
Medallion Transport Inc.
Phone
+63 32 416 6300
Website
medalliontransportinc.com
Car ferry from Surigao to Cebu
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Schedules at
medalliontransportinc.com
Book at
book.medalliontransportinc.com
Business
$22
Tourist
$20
Deluxe
$28
Economy
$16
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Surigao to Zamboanga bus services, operated by RTMI (Rural Transit of Mindanao Incorporated), arrive at Zamboanga station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Surigao to Zamboanga is 907 km. It takes approximately 13h 54m to drive from Surigao to Zamboanga.

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Philippine Airlines, Cebgo and Cebu Pacific offer flights from Butuan Airport to Zamboanga Airport.

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There are six+ hotels available in Zamboanga. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Surigao to Surigao Airport is to taxi which takes 4m and costs ₱180 - ₱220.

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