2020 Cebu to Dumaguete Ferry Schedule and Fare Rates
Cebu to Dumaguete Ferry Schedule and Fare Rates

Schedule of ferry trips from Cebu to Dumaguete and Dumaguete to Cebu via Liloan-Sibulan and Bato-Tampi of Maayo Shipping Lines. Last updated on January 4, 2020.

Dumaguete is pretty much accessible from Cebu via land + ferry trip. Buses have frequent schedules from Cebu to Dumagute and vice-versa. Passengers can opt to travel from Bato to Tampi, Negros Oriental or from Liloan Port in Santander to Sibulan Port in Sibulan, Negros Oriental. The latter is closer to Dumaguete.

Cebu to Dumaguete Ferry Schedule and Fare Rates

How to get to Dumaguete from Cebu?

The fastest and most convenient way to travel between Cebu and Dumaguete is by taking a flight. If you book in advance, it might be cheaper to take a plane rather than a ferry. For budget travelers, the best option is by taking a combination of bus and ferry. Check out the fare difference and travel time below. Please note that the fare listed is just an estimate and may change depending on your travel date.

Transport ModeTravel TimeCostsRemarks
Flight1 hourPhp1,500+Check flights
Ferry via Tagbilaran5 hoursPhp1,630Check ferry tickets
Bus+Ferry6 hoursPhp330Check schedule

Updates on MGCQ status

Maayo Shipping currently accepts Locally Stranded Individuals (LSIs) for its 10:00 AM and 3:00 PM trips from Bato to Tampi. Please refer to the resolution below issued by the Provincial Government of Negros Oriental.

Maayo Shipping Schedule of ferry trips from Liloan, Santander, Cebu to Sibulan, Negros Oriental

Established in 1976, Maayo Shipping, Incorporated, links the islands of Negros and Cebu. It operates in the ports of Tampi & Sibulan in Negros Oriental and the ports of Bato & Liloan in Cebu province.

This is the fastest route from Cebu Island to Dumaguete. The fare is Php70 and the travel time is only 30 minutes from Liloan to Sibulan. From Sibulan, there are jeepneys (multicab) that can take you to Dumaguete City. The travel time is less than 30 minutes and the fare is only Php10.

Liloan to Sibulan Ferry

Departure Time
4:30 AM
6:00 AM
7:30 AM
9:00 AM
10:30 AM
12:00 PM
1:30 PM
3:00 PM
4:30 PM
6:00 PM
7:30 PM
9:00 PM
10:30 PM

Sibulan to Liloan Ferry

Departure Time
4:30 AM
6:00 AM
7:30 AM
9:00 AM
10:30 AM
12:00 PM
1:30 PM
3:00 PM
4:30 PM
6:00 PM
7:30 PM
9:00 PM
10:30 PM

Schedule of ferry trips from Bato, Cebu to Tampi, Negros Oriental via Maayo Shipping

This is another option in crossing between Cebu and Negros. The town of Tampi is farther from Dumaguete City compared to Sibulan. This is a good option for people who are going to Bais, Manjuyod, Kabankalan, and Bacolod City. The travel time is also 30 minutes.

Bato to Tampi Ferry

Departure Time
4:00 AM
5:00 AM
6:30 AM
8:00 AM
9:30 AM
10:30 AM
11:30 AM
12:30 PM
2:00 PM
3:00 PM
5:00 PM
6:30 PM
8:00 PM
9:30 PM
11:30 PM

Tampi to Bato Ferry

Departure Time
4:00 AM
5:00 AM
6:30 AM
8:00 AM
9:30 AM
10:30 AM
11:30 AM
12:30 PM
2:00 PM
3:00 PM
5:00 PM
6:30 PM
8:00 PM
9:30 PM
11:30 PM

For questions and inquiries, you may call Maayo Shipping at:

0935-4198140 (Sibulan)
0917-7107080 (Tampi)

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Have you tried taking this ferry service? How was your experience? Please let us know in the comment section below. Please take note that the schedule may change without prior notice, if you see any changes, please let us know to help our fellow travelers get the most accurate schedule. Thanks!

If you are traveling on a tight schedule, we highly recommend that you call the bus/ferry company to confirm the trip. If there is a typhoon signal in the area, ferry trips are automatically canceled.

To know the latest flight and ferry trip cancellations, click here.

WATCH: Ferry Crossing from Liloan to Sibulan

Where to stay in Cebu and Dumaguete? 

Recommended budget hotels to stay in Cebu City. Please click the name of the hotel below to check the rates and availability.

  1. Red Planet Cebu
  2. Azia Suites
  3. Cebu R Hotel Mabolo
  4. Escario Central Hotel
  5. Pillows Hotel Cebu

Recommended hotels to stay in Dumaguete City. Please click the name of the hotel below to check the rates and availability. 

  1. Islands Leisure Boutique Hotel & Spa
  2. Go Hotels Dumaguete
  3. Hotel Camila Dumaguete
  4. The Flying Fish Hostel Dumaguete
  5. Golden Gate Suites

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This Post Has 2 Comments

  1. Rosario Ponce

    Are negrosanons who work in cebu can travel back home this week?

    1. escapemanila

      Please coordinate with your local government unit for guidance. Thanks.

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