There are 5 ways to get from Zamboanga to Leyte by plane, taxi, car ferry, bus, bus and 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.

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Fly, taxi  •  5 h 6 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

3 alternative options

Bus, bus and ferry, taxi  •  35 h 55 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 a taxi from Ormoc to Leyte

$42 - $74

Ferry  •  38 h 34 min

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

$41 - $73

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 ₱2,200 - ₱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 ₱4,600 - ₱15,000 and takes 5 h 6 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 ₱2,200 - ₱2,800.

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It takes approximately 5 h 6 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 3 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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

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There are eight+ 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 6 min

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

There is no direct connection from Zamboanga to Leyte. However, you can fly to Tacloban then take the taxi to Leyte. Alternatively, you can take a car ferry from Zamboanga to Leyte via Cebu and Palompon in around 23 h 4 min.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Zamboanga to Tacloban via Manila
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Zamboanga to Tacloban via Cebu
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $240
Flights from Zamboanga to Tacloban via Davao, Cebu
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Zamboanga to Tacloban via Cebu, Manila
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Zamboanga to Tacloban via Davao, Manila
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Zamboanga to Tacloban via Manila, Cebu
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Zamboanga to Tacloban via Manila
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Zamboanga to Tacloban via Davao, Cebu
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Zamboanga to Tacloban via Cebu
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $410
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
$9 - $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
Medallion Transport Inc.
Phone
(032)4121121
Website
facebook.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
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
Cokaliong Shipping
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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