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

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Bus, taxi  •  8h 58m

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

$45 - $63

Cheapest option

Car ferry  •  9h

  1. Take the car ferry from Zamboanga to Dipolog Zamboanga

$17

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  5h 21m

  1. Take a taxi from Zamboanga to Dapitan 206.2 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  5h 21m

  1. Drive from Zamboanga to Dapitan 206.2 miles

$26 - $40

Fly to Dipolog  •  6h 1m

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

$136 - $532

Fly to Laguindingan, drive, ferry  •  7h 10m

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

$62 - $207

Fly to Ozamis, taxi  •  5h 16m

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

$83 - $230

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zamboanga to Dapitan is to car ferry which costs ₱900 and takes 9h.

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The quickest way to get from Zamboanga to Dapitan is to fly and taxi which costs ₱4,400 - ₱13,000 and takes 5h 16m.

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

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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 8h 58m and costs ₱2,400 - ₱3,400.

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It takes approximately 8h 58m 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 10h 45m and has one stopover.

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

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

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There are 17+ 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: 8h 58m

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

Philippine Airlines, Cebu Pacific and Cebgo fly from Zamboanga to Dapitan 5 times a day.

Airlines
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Zamboanga to Dipolog via Manila
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Zamboanga to Ozamis via Manila, Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Zamboanga to Dipolog via Manila
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Zamboanga to Ozamis via Manila
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Zamboanga to Dipolog via Manila, Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Zamboanga to Laguindingan
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $170
Flights from Zamboanga to Ozamis via Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Bus operators
RTMI (Rural Transit of Mindanao Incorporated)
Phone
+63 88 858 5887
Bus from Zamboanga to Pagadian City
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
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 Dipolog
Ave. Duration
9h
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
Phone
(032) 232-7211
Website
cokaliongshipping.com
Ferry from Iligan to Ozamis
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 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
2h 6m
Estimated price
$40 - $50

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