There are 6 ways to get from Surigao to Zamboanga by plane, bus, car ferry, ferry or car

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Fly from Surigao  •  4 h 29 min

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

$58 - $214

Cheapest option

Bus  •  22 h 32 min

  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

$19 - $35

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Bus to Butuan, fly  •  7 h 15 min

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

$72 - $251

Car ferry  •  27 h

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

$32 - $45

Ferry  •  42 h 30 min

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

$34 - $35

Drive  •  13 h 54 min

  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 ₱1,000 - ₱1,900 and takes 22 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Surigao to Zamboanga is to fly which costs ₱3,100 - ₱12,000 and takes 4 h 29 min.

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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 22 h 32 min.

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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 27 h.

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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 22 h 32 min and costs ₱1,000 - ₱1,900.

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It takes approximately 4 h 29 min 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 4 h 29 min and costs ₱3,100 - ₱12,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₱1,000 - ₱1,900 and takes 22 h 32 min.

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

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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 13 h 54 min to drive from Surigao to Zamboanga.

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Map of how to get from Surigao to Zamboanga.
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  • Distance: 308.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 29 min

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

Cebgo flies from Surigao to Zamboanga 5 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Surigao to Zamboanga via Butuan and Cagayan de Oro in around 22 h 32 min.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Butuan to Zamboanga via Manila
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Surigao to Zamboanga via Cebu
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $210
Flights from Surigao to Zamboanga via Cebu, Cagayan
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$65 - $240
Flights from Butuan to Zamboanga via Cebu
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $240
Bus operators
Bachelor Express
Phone
+63(082) 285-6486
Bus from Surigao to Butuan
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
davaoterminal.page.tl
Bus from Butuan to Cagayan de Oro
Ave. Duration
6 h
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
12 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
facebook.com
Ferry operators
Medallion Transport Inc.
Phone
(032)4121121
Website
facebook.com
Car ferry from Surigao to Cebu
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Schedules at
medalliontransportinc.com
Book at
book.medalliontransportinc.com
Business
$22
Tourist
$19
Deluxe
$28
Economy
$16
George and Peter Lines Inc.
Website
gplines.com
Car ferry from Cebu to Zamboanga Port
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
superferry2go.com
Cokaliong Shipping
Website
cokaliongshipping.com
Ferry from Surigao to Cebu
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $17
Schedules at
cokaliongshipping.com
Economy
$16
Tourist
$17
Cabin
$66
Trans Asia Shipping
Website
transasiashipping.com
Ferry from Cebu to Zamboanga City
Ave. Duration
32 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
transasiashipping.com
Book at
transasiashipping.com

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