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

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

Recommended option

Fly to Tacloban, taxi  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Zamboanga (ZAM) to Tacloban (TAC) ZAM - TAC
  2. Take a taxi from Tacloban to Leyte

$85 - $265

Cheapest option

Car ferry  •  23 h 4 min

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

$41 - $51

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Fly to Calbayog, Mini Van, taxi  •  17 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Zamboanga (ZAM) to Calbayog (CYP) ZAM - CYP
  2. Take the Mini Van from VS Grand Tours Calbayog to VS Grand Tours Catbalogan
  3. Take the Mini Van from VS Grand Tours Catbalogan to Tacloban City
  4. Take a taxi from Tacloban City to Leyte

$92 - $267

Ferry  •  38 h 34 min

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

$42 - $74

Bus, minivan  •  38 h 54 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 from Davao City to Tacloban
  4. Take the minivan from Tacloban to Naval

$41 - $71

Drive, car ferry  •  17 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Zamboanga to Lipata
  2. Take the car ferry from Lipata to San Ricardo
  3. Drive from San Ricardo to Leyte

$91 - $131

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zamboanga to Leyte is to car ferry which costs ₱2,100 - ₱2,800 and takes 23 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zamboanga to Leyte is to fly and taxi which costs ₱4,500 - ₱15,000 and takes 5 h 21 min.

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The distance between Zamboanga and Leyte is 562 km.

The best way to get from Zamboanga to Leyte without a car is to car ferry which takes 23 h 4 min and costs ₱2,100 - ₱2,800.

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It takes approximately 5 h 21 min to get from Zamboanga to Leyte, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Zamboanga Airport to Tacloban Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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

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There are nine+ hotels available in Leyte. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Zamboanga to Leyte.
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  • Distance: 351.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 21 min

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

You can take a bus from Zamboanga to Leyte via Agora, Cagayan de Oro, Davao City, Tacloban, Tacloban, and Naval in around 38 h 54 min.

Airlines
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Zamboanga to Calbayog via Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
16 h 32 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $310
Flights from Zamboanga to Calbayog via Laguindingan, Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
17 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Zamboanga to Calbayog via Manila, Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Zamboanga to Calbayog via Davao, Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
15 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Zamboanga to Tacloban via Manila
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Zamboanga to Tacloban via Davao, Manila
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Zamboanga to Tacloban via Davao, Manila
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Zamboanga to Tacloban via Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $240
Flights from Zamboanga to Calbayog via Davao, Clark International
Ave. Duration
21 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Bus operators
VS Grand Tours
Phone
+63 55 251 5243
Email
corporate@vsgrandtours.com
Website
vsgrandtours.com
Bus from VS Grand Tours Calbayog to VS Grand Tours Catbalogan
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
vsgrandtours.com
Book at
facebook.com
Bus from VS Grand Tours Catbalogan to Tacloban City
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
vsgrandtours.com
Book at
facebook.com
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 from Davao City to Tacloban
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Schedules at
davaoterminal.page.tl
minivan
Bus from Tacloban to Naval
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Ferry operators
George and Peter Lines Inc.
Phone
(032) 254-5154
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
Medallion Transport Inc.
Phone
+63 32 416 6300
Website
medalliontransportinc.com
Car ferry from Cebu to Palompon
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Schedules at
medalliontransportinc.com
Book at
book.medalliontransportinc.com
Business Class
$14
Tourist
$11
Economy
$9
Executive Suite (2pax)
$32
Trans Asia Shipping
Cokaliong Shipping
Phone
(032) 232-7211
Website
cokaliongshipping.com
Ferry from Cebu to Palompon
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $35
Schedules at
cokaliongshipping.com
Economy
$8
Tourist
$10
Cabin for 6
$13
Suite Room for 2
$32
Montenegro Shipping and Ferries
Other operators
Taxi from Tacloban to Leyte
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Estimated price
$24 - $29

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