The Best Ways to Get from Cebu to Siargao

Cebu, being one of the busiest travel hubs in the Philippines, is also a good option to start your Siargao trip. Many international flights arrive and depart in Cebu which is why a lot of tourists never miss Cebu in their vacation. The city has become the best departure point for a Cebu to Siargao trip too.

Related Read: Cebu Travel Guide: What to See, Do, Costs and How to get around

If you’ve been amazed by the beautiful beaches in Cebu and want to explore more of the Philippine’s best island destinations, you might want to know how to go to Siargao or if there are any flights from Cebu to Siargao Island. If so, this read is perfect for you.

Best Ways to Get from Cebu to Siargao

How to get from Cebu to Siargao

Cebu has ports and one major airport that can take you to almost every city and provinces in the country. Mactan Cebu International Airport has direct flights from Cebu to Siargao by Cebu Pacific and other major airlines in the country. On the other hand, there is no direct ferry from Cebu to Siargao Island. If you prefer to take the Cebu to Siargao ferry option, you need to stop at Surigao City first before taking another ferry to Siargao Island.

Read: The Best Ways to Get from Surigao to Siargao

How far is Cebu to Siargao?

The distance from Cebu to Siargao is 242 kilometers. Flights from Cebu to Siargao Island would normally take only 1 hour. However, with the effects of the global pandemic, there might be changes with the Cebu to Siargao flight schedule. You can check available schedules here. Cebu to Siargao ferry on the other hand will approximately take 11-12 hours with a stopover in Surigao City.

How far is Siargao from Manila?

On the other hand, the distance between Siargao and Manila is 762 kilometers. If taking a flight from Manila, it would take 1.5 hours to 2.5 hours to arrive in Siargao. There is no direct ferry from Manila to Siargao and would take series of ferries and stopovers to get to Siargao. In total, it would approximately take 33 hours.

Comparison of the Best Ways to Get from Cebu to Siargao

CompanyVesselRouteTypeTravel TimeCheck Prices
Cokaliong Shipping LinesMV Filipinas Cebu(Pier 1) Cebu to Surigao CityRoro8.5 hoursBook Online
MV Filipinas Jagna(Pier 1) Cebu to Surigao CityRoro8.5 hoursBook Online
MV Filipinas Surigao del Norte(Pier 1) Cebu to Surigao CityRoro8.5 hoursBook Online
Starlite Ferry(Pier 3) Cebu to Surigao CityRoro9 hoursBook Online
Medallion Transport(Pier 3) Cebu to Surigao CityRoro8 hoursBook Online

If you want to know how to get from Cebu to Siargao…

CompanyRouteTypeTravel TimeCheck Prices
Cebu Pacific AirCebu to SiargaoFlight1 hourBook Online
Philippines AirlinesCebu to SiargaoFlight1 hourBook Online

Cebu to Siargao ferry

The Cebu to Siargao ferry departs at 7 PM from Cebu City Pier 1 and arrives at 3 AM in Surigao port. There is only one Cebu to Siargao ferry schedule in Pier 1 per day from Monday to Saturday. However, there are two other ferry companies operating a ferry from Cebu to Siargao Island via Surigao City in Pier 3. Book here.

How much is the fare from Cebu to Siargao?

Cebu to Siargao fare prices differs per vessel and the type of accommodation you choose. The cheapest fare is PHP 825 (Economy) and the most expensive fare is PHP 7,100 (Suite Room in MV Filipinas Surigao del Norte and MV Filipinas Jagna) Check prices here.

MV Filipinas Cebu
TYPEDeck/RoomAccommodationPRICE
PassengerNaga, Talisay, DanaoEconomyPHP 825
MandaueLoungePHP 875
Lapu-lapu, ToledoTouristPHP 1025
Badian, Oslob, Carmen (Good for 6)CabinPHP 1350
Argao, Ronda, Bogo (Good for 2)Suite RoomPHP 3550

MV Filipinas Jagna
TYPEDeck/RoomAccommodationPRICE
PassengerDeck B Calape
Deck A Baclayon
EconomyPHP 825
DauisLobbyPHP 850
Panglao (S)LoungePHP 875
PanglaoLoungePHP 900
Tagbilaran, JetafeTouristPHP 1025
Anda (Good for 6)CabinPHP 1350
Loboc (Good for 2)Suite RoomPHP 3200
Inabanga (Good for 2)Suite RoomPHP 3400
Talibon, Tubigon (Good for 4)Suite RoomPHP 7100
MV Filipinas Surigao del Norte
TYPEDeck/RoomAccommodationPRICE
PassengerDeck B Claver
Nav Deck Mainit
EconomyPHP 825
San FranciscoLobbyPHP 850
Alegria (S)LoungePHP 875
AlegriaLoungePHP 900
Malimono, PlacerTouristPHP 1025
Tagana-an(Good for 6)CabinPHP 1350
Gigaquit (Good for 2)Suite RoomPHP 3200
Sison (Good for 2)Suite RoomPHP 3400
Bacuag, Tubod (Good for 4)Suite RoomPHP 7100

Aside from Cokaliong ferries, you can also find a ferry from Cebu to Siargao island operated by Starlite Ferries and Medallion transport. Book tickets here.

How much is the fare from Cebu to Siargao?

There are a lot of ferry companies and ferry types you can choose from. Surigao and Siargao is only a short boat trip away and prices are very cheap. In total, your cheapest Cebu to Siargao fare will be approximately PHP 1,100. Book online here.

Montenegro Shipping Lines
TYPE PRICE
PassengerRegularPHP 360
StudentPHP 306
SeniorPHP 257
ChildrenPHP 180
VehicleBicyclePHP 450
TricyclePHP 2,700
MotorcyclePHP 1,800
Private VehiclePHP 4,500

JP Shipping Lines
VESSELSCHEDULESCHEDULEPRICE
SURIGAO TO DAPADAPA TO SURIGAO
MV Fortune Angel 211:30 AM - 1:45 PM5:30 AM - 7:45 AMAircon - PHP 320 - PHP 350
Open Air - PHP 280
MV Fortune Angel 15:30 AM - 8:00 AM11:00 AM - 1:45 AMAircon - PHP 320 - PHP 350
Open Air - PHP 280

Evaristo and Sons
VESSELSCHEDULESCHEDULEPRICE
SURIGAO TO DAPADAPA TO SURIGAOBook Here
MV Sean Ferry 2
MV Nathan Ferry 3
(Fastcraft)
6:00 AM
1:00 PM
10:00 AM
3:30 PM
Tourist Class - PHP 350
Business Class - PHP 400
MV Precious (Roro)4:00 AM10:00 AMEconomy Class - PHP 100
Tourist Class - PHP 150
Premium Class - PHP 180

Atlantis Yohan
VESSELSCHEDULESCHEDULEPRICE
SURIGAO TO DAPADAPA TO SURIGAO
MV Sea Yohan Cruiser
MV Yohan Cruiser
6:00 AM
10:30 AM
4:30 AM
11:30 AM
Economy Class - PHP 280
350

Cebu to Siargao flights

Catching Cebu to Siargao flights is your best option if you don’t want to spend an overnight on a ferry from Cebu to Siargao Island. A lot of tourists even prefer this when traveling from Cebu City to Siargao due to its convenience and the amount of time you can save is priceless.

How much is plane ticket to Siargao?

You can score a plane ticket on Cebu to Siargao flights for as low as PHP 1000. Sometimes, it even gets lower during special holidays like Christmas and New Year or whenever the airline hosts seat sales. One of the most popular routes on sale is Cebu to Siargao by Cebu Pacific.

What airlines fly to Siargao?

Cebu Pacific frequently flies to Siargao but aside from that, PAL Express, Philippines Airlines, and JetSky all have direct flights to Siargao island.

Where is Siargao located?

Siargao is located on the northeast coast of Mindanao, approximately 196 kilometers southeast of Tacloban. It is a teardrop-shaped island with a land area of approximately 437 square kilometers.

The closest city from Siargao is Surigao City, merely 2.5 hours away by ferry.

How do I get to Siargao?

If you want to know how to go to Siargao, it is quite very easy. Siargao has a port and an airport that accepts visitors all year round. In fact, it has one of the busiest gateways in the country due to the number of tourists visiting the island every year. Cebu, for example, is one of the best cities to start your journey. On a normal operation, you can find a lot of flights from Cebu City to Siargao every week. However, with the global pandemic, these flights may be cut off to a certain number so be sure to check the Cebu to Siargao flight schedule in advance. Ferry from Cebu to Siargao island, on the other hand, remains on their Cebu to Siargao ferry schedule with their once a day trip to Surigao City.

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