There are 4 ways to get from Zamboanga to Ormoc by plane, bus, ferry, car ferry or bus and 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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Fly to Tacloban, Mini Van  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Zamboanga (ZAM) to Tacloban (TAC) ZAM - TAC
  2. Take the Mini Van from VS Grand Tours Tacloban to Ormoc

$67 - $243

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Bus, busferry  •  35 h 10 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 busferry from Davao City to Ormoc

$27 - $56

2 alternative options

Fly to Cebu, Fast Ferrry  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Zamboanga (ZAM) to Cebu (CEB) ZAM - CEB
  2. Take the Fast Ferrry from Cebu to Ormoc

$69 - $476

Car ferry, Fast Ferrry  •  19 h 11 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Zamboanga Port to Cebu
  2. Take the Fast Ferrry from Cebu to Ormoc

$31

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Zamboanga to Ormoc. However, there are services departing from Zamboanga and arriving at Ormoc via Agora, Cagayan de Oro and Davao City. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct ferry from Zamboanga to Ormoc. However, there are services departing from Zamboanga Port and arriving at Ormoc via Cebu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 11 min.

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The distance between Zamboanga and Ormoc is 534 km.

The best way to get from Zamboanga to Ormoc without a car is to car ferry and Fast Ferrry which takes 19 h 11 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 28 min to get from Zamboanga to Ormoc, including transfers.

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Zamboanga to Ormoc bus services, operated by RTMI (Rural Transit of Mindanao Incorporated), depart from Zamboanga station.

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There is no direct flight from Zamboanga Airport to Tacloban Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Zamboanga to Ormoc bus services, operated by Bachelor Express, arrive at Ormoc station.

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

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There are four+ hotels available in Ormoc. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Zamboanga to Ormoc.
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  • Distance: 333.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 28 min

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

There is no direct connection from Zamboanga to Ormoc. However, you can fly to Tacloban, take the taxi to VS Grand Tours Tacloban, then take the Mini Van to Ormoc. Alternatively, you can fly to Cebu, take the walk to Mactan–Cebu International Airport, take the bus to Cebu Robinsons Galleria, take the walk to Cebu, then take the Fast Ferrry to Ormoc.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Zamboanga to Tacloban via Manila
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Zamboanga to Tacloban via Cebu, Manila
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
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 Tacloban via Cebu
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Zamboanga to Tacloban via Cagayan, Cebu
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Zamboanga to Cebu
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $250
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Zamboanga to Tacloban via Cebu
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $240
Bus operators
VS Grand Tours
Website
vsgrandtours.com
Bus from VS Grand Tours Tacloban to Ormoc
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 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
SuperCat Ferry
Website
supercat.com.ph
Ferry from Cebu to Ormoc
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
supercat.com.ph
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

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