There are 7 ways to get from Zamboanga to Dapitan by bus, taxi, car ferry, car, plane or ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus, taxi  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Zamboanga to Pagadian City
  2. Take a taxi from Pagadian City to Dapitan

$45 - $63

Cheapest option

Car ferry  •  9 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Zamboanga to Dapitan Zamboanga

$17

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Zamboanga to Dapitan 206.2 miles

$90 - $120

Drive  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Zamboanga to Dapitan 206.2 miles

$26 - $40

Fly to Dipolog  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Zamboanga (ZAM) to Dipolog (DPL) ZAM - DPL

$136 - $532

Fly to Cagayan, drive, ferry  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Zamboanga (ZAM) to Cagayan (CGY) ZAM - CGY
  2. Drive from Cagayan to Iligan
  3. Take the ferry from Iligan to Ozamis
  4. Drive from Ozamis to Dapitan

$62 - $207

Fly to Ozamis, taxi  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Zamboanga (ZAM) to Ozamis (OZC) ZAM - OZC
  2. Take a taxi from Ozamis to Dapitan

$83 - $230

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Zamboanga and arriving at Dapitan. Services depart once a week. The journey takes approximately 9 h.

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The distance between Zamboanga and Dapitan is 244 km. The road distance is 329.9 km.

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The best way to get from Zamboanga to Dapitan without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 8 h 58 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 58 min to get from Zamboanga to Dapitan, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Zamboanga Airport to Dipolog Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zamboanga to Dapitan is 330 km. It takes approximately 5 h 21 min to drive from Zamboanga to Dapitan.

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Cebu Pacific and Philippine Airlines offer flights from Zamboanga Airport to Dipolog Airport.

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There are 12+ hotels available in Dapitan. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Zamboanga to Dapitan.
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  • Distance: 152.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 58 min

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

Cebu Pacific and Philippine Airlines fly from Zamboanga to Dapitan 3 times a day.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Zamboanga to Dipolog via Manila
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Zamboanga to Cagayan via Cebu
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Zamboanga to Ozamis via Manila
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Zamboanga to Cagayan
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $170
Flights from Zamboanga to Ozamis via Cebu
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Zamboanga to Dipolog via Manila
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Bus operators
RTMI (Rural Transit of Mindanao Incorporated)
Phone
+63 88 858 5887
Bus from Zamboanga to Pagadian City
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $13
Schedules at
facebook.com
Ferry operators
2 GO Travel
Phone
(+63 2) 528.7209
Email
info@2go.com.ph
Website
travel.2go.com.ph
Car ferry from Zamboanga to Dapitan
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Mega Value Class
$17
Super Value Class
$17
Tourist Class
$17
Cokaliong Shipping
Website
cokaliongshipping.com
Ferry from Iligan to Ozamis
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $23
Schedules at
cokaliongshipping.com
Economy
$4
Tourist
$5
Cabin
$7
Suite Room
$23
Other operators
Taxi from Pagadian City to Dapitan
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50

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