There are 7 ways to get from Zamboanga to Surigao by plane, bus, taxi, 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 Butuan, bus  •  6 h 46 min

  1. ZAM - BXU

$88 - $305

Cheapest option

Bus  •  30 h 10 min

$24 - $43

5 alternative options

Fly to Cagayan, taxi  •  6 h 57 min

  1. ZAM - CGY

$154 - $291

Fly to Surigao  •  3 h 19 min

  1. ZAM - SUG

$68 - $257

Car ferry  •  27 h

$32 - $46

Ferry  •  42 h 30 min

$34 - $36

Drive  •  12 h 50 min

  1. 524 miles

$65 - $100

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

Cebu Pacific and Cebgo fly from Zamboanga to Surigao 4 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zamboanga to Surigao via Cagayan de Oro, Agora, Cagayan de Oro, and Davao City in around 30 h 10 min.

Airlines
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Zamboanga to Butuan via Cebu
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $300
Flights from Zamboanga to Butuan via Cagayan, Cebu
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Flights from Zamboanga to Cagayan
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $170
Flights from Zamboanga to Cagayan via Cebu
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Zamboanga to Surigao via Cebu
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $260
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Zamboanga to Butuan via Manila
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Zamboanga to Butuan via Cebu
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $300
Bus operators
Bachelor Express
Phone
+63(082) 285-6486
Bus from Butuan to Surigao
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Bus from Davao City to Surigao
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
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 - $17
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
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
$18
Schedules at
superferry2go.com
Medallion Transport Inc.
Phone
(032)4121121
Website
facebook.com
Car ferry from Cebu to Surigao
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $29
Schedules at
facebook.com
Business
$23
Tourist
$20
Deluxe
$29
Economy
$16
Trans Asia Shipping
Website
transasiashipping.com
Ferry from Zamboanga City to Cebu
Ave. Duration
32 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
transasiashipping.com
Cokaliong Shipping
Website
cokaliongshipping.com
Ferry from Cebu to Surigao
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $17
Schedules at
cokaliongshipping.com
Economy
$16
Tourist
$17
Cabin
$68
Other operators
Taxi from Cagayan to Surigao
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Cagayan de Oro First Taxi Drivers Alliance (Cafitada)
Phone
+63 927 631 9852

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Zamboanga and Surigao is 494 km. The road distance is 838 km.

The cheapest way to get from Zamboanga to Surigao is to ferry which costs ₱1,700 - ₱1,900 and takes 42 h 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Zamboanga to Surigao is to fly which takes 3 h 19 min and costs ₱3,500 - ₱14,000.

No, there is no direct bus from Zamboanga to Surigao. However, there are services departing from Zamboanga and arriving at Surigao via Agora, Cagayan de Oro and Davao City. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 10 min.

No, there is no direct ferry from Zamboanga to Surigao. However, there are services departing from Zamboanga Port and arriving at Surigao via Cebu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h.

It takes approximately 6 h 46 min to get from Zamboanga to Surigao, including transfers.