There are 4 ways to get from Zamboanga to Cebu City by plane, car ferry, ferry, bus or bus and ferry

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Fly  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Zamboanga (ZAM) to Cebu (CEB) ZAM - CEB

$55 - $462

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Car ferry  •  16 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Zamboanga Port to Cebu

$17

2 alternative options

Ferry  •  32 h

  1. Take the ferry from Zamboanga City to Cebu

$19

Bus, bus and ferry, Fast Ferrry  •  38 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Zamboanga to Cagayan de Oro
  2. Take the bus from Agora, Cagayan de Oro to Davao City
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Davao City to Ormoc
  4. Take the Fast Ferrry from Ormoc to Cebu

$41 - $70

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Zamboanga Port and arriving at Cebu. Services depart twice a week. The journey takes approximately 16 h.

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The distance between Zamboanga and Cebu City is 428 km.

The best way to get from Zamboanga to Cebu City without a car is to car ferry which takes 16 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to get from Zamboanga to Cebu City, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Zamboanga Airport to Cebu Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Cebu Pacific and Cebgo offer flights from Zamboanga Airport to Cebu Airport.

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There are 1033+ hotels available in Cebu City. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Zamboanga to Cebu City.
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  • Distance: 267.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 11 min

What companies run services between Zamboanga, Philippines and Cebu City, Philippines?

Cebu Pacific and Cebgo fly from Zamboanga to Cebu City twice daily.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Zamboanga to Cebu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $150
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Zamboanga to Cebu
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $250
Bus operators
RTMI (Rural Transit of Mindanao Incorporated)
Phone
+63 88 858 5887
Bus from Zamboanga to Cagayan de Oro
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Agora, Cagayan de Oro to Davao City
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bachelor Express
Phone
+63(082) 285-6486
Bus and ferry from Davao City to Ormoc
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Schedules at
davaoterminal.page.tl
Ferry operators
George and Peter Lines Inc.
Website
gplines.com
Car ferry from Zamboanga Port to Cebu
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
superferry2go.com
Trans Asia Shipping
Website
transasiashipping.com
Ferry from Zamboanga City to Cebu
Ave. Duration
32 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
transasiashipping.com
Book at
transasiashipping.com
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

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