Cebu to Manila: 2020 Boat Schedule and Fare

Schedule of boat trips from Manila to Cebu and Cebu to Manila, Philippines. Updated as of January 7, 2020.

If you have a lot of stuff to bring in your trip between Manila and Cebu, it might be a good idea to take a boat instead of flying. The cost is relatively cheaper although it would mean longer travel time. If you are not in a hurry, here’s the schedule of boat trips between Manila and Cebu. This route is currently serviced by 2Go Travel. [Check out our list of top tourist spots in Cebu]

Cebu to Manila Boat Schedule and Fare
Cebu to Manila Boat Schedule and Fare

How to get to Manila from Cebu?

The fastest and most convenient way to travel between Cebu and Manila is by taking a flight. If you book in advance, it might be cheaper to take a plane than a 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
Flight1.5 hoursUSD30+Check flights
Ferry23 hoursUSD40Check ferry tickets

2Go Travel Schedule of boat trips from Cebu City to Manila

Sunday at 1:00 PM
Tuesday at 11:00 AM
Thursday at 1:30 AM
Friday at 11:00 PM

2Go Travel Schedule of boat trips from Manila to Cebu

Sunday & Friday at 9:00 AM
Monday at 8:00 PM
Wednesday at 9:00 PM


The boat departs at Pier 4 in Manila and arrives at Pier 1 in Cebu after around 23 hours. The fare listed below includes 12% VAT. For questions and clarifications, please contact 2Go Travel at: Contact: (02) 528-7000

Select AccommodationNet Fare
 CABIN FOR 4Php3,452
 CABIN FOR 6Php3,147
Powered by 12Go Asia system

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.


If this blog has helped you in any way, consider following us on our Facebook Page or our Instagram account. You may also subscribe to our YouTube Channel to watch our recent videos.

This Post Has One Comment

  1. would it be possible to book for two in a suite room for three with just the two of us?

Leave a Reply

Close Menu
error: Content is protected !!