How to Get From Danao, Cebu to Camotes (2023)

Camotes is most popular for its beaches and caves and is often one of the top vacation spots in Northern Cebu. It has one of the most beautiful sunset views that is perfect for chilling by the beach. If you are an adrenaline junkie, you might also want to visit its cliff diving spot in Buho Rock. Getting to the island is pretty easy. The most popular route is by taking a ferry from Danao Port to Camotes Island.

Related Read: The Ultimate Travel Guide to Camotes Island

If you want to know more about how to get from Danao to Camotes, this article is right for you.

Danao to Camotes at a Glance

How much is the fare from Danao to Camotes?

Ferry fare from Danao to Camotes is 220 for economy class. Book here for your ticket

How do you get to Danao from Camotes Island?

From Camotes Island, you can go to Danao by taking the ferry at Consuelo Port.

How many hours from Cebu to Camotes?

Cebu to Camotes is approximately 2 hours via Danao port and 1 hour via Mactan Wharf.

How much is the fare from Cebu to Camotes?

From Pier 1 in Cebu, the ticket price starts at 500 while a ferry from Danao to Camotes is 220.

Where is Danao Port?

Danao Port is located behind Danao City Hall, close to a lot of fast-food restaurants like Jollibee and Jonie’s in Sands Gateway Mall. Its most popular route is Danao to Camotes Islands.

How to Get from Cebu City to Danao Port

There are a lot of ways to get from Cebu City to Danao Port. You can hail a v-hire, a bus or mini-bus, a jeepney, or a taxi to get to Danao Port.

V-hire (van for hire)

The most comfortable option to get from Cebu City to Danao Port is by taking a v-hire from SM City Cebu. Located beside the mall’s main entrance (facing APM Mall), you will find a v-hire terminal for v-hires bound for Danao. There are also v-hires at Cebu North Bus Terminal. Book a shared van transfer here.

Bus and Minibus

A cheaper option is to take a bus or a minibus from the North Bus Terminal. You can find a lot of buses bound for North Cebu. Since all these trips pass by Danao City, you can basically just take any buses from here. There’s also a Ceres Bus departure from Robinsons Mall to Danao everyday. Departure location is at the entrance of the mall.

There are large buses like the Ceres bus which are more expensive than the minibus. It is also good to know that minibuses tend to overload as they pick up more passengers along the way and it might not be the most comfortable option especially if you have a lot of baggage.


You can find jeepneys bound for Danao or Carmen near SM City Cebu. They are usually parked along the road in front of the Sun Gold building, across SM City Cebu. If you want the cheapest option to get from Cebu City to Danao Port, this is for you.


If you are in a rush, taking a taxi to Danao port is the best option but budget-wise, it is not the most friendly.

You can also book a shared van transfer from Cebu City to Danao port in advance. Book here.

Related Read: Top 10 Best Resorts to Stay in Camotes Island

How to get from Danao to Camotes

Take the Jomalia RORO from Danao Port to Consuelo Port in Camotes. Travel time is approximately 2 hours. Book Here

Jomalia RORO Ticket Price from Danao Port to Camotes Island

How to get from Cebu to Camotes

Jomalia FastcraftMactan Wharf
Lapulapu, Cebu
Consuelo Port
Camotes Island
1 hour and 10 minutes8:00 AM
12:00 NN
Ocean Jet FastcraftCebu Port, Pier 1Poro, Camotes1.5 hours6:00 AM
3:00 PM
Jomalia RORODanao PortConsuelo Port2 hours5:30 AM
8:30 AM
11:30 AM
2:30 PM
5:30 PM
9:00 PM

From the city center, you can get from Cebu to Camotes by going to these ports: Mactan Wharf, Cebu Port Pier 1, or Danao Port. The closest port from Cebu City is Cebu Port (Pier 1) where you can take an OceanJet fast craft to Poro Port in Camotes. Book Here

If you are from the airport, you can go straight to Mactan Wharf. Book Here

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