How To Get From Camiguin to Bohol?
Bohol is a beautiful destination with a lush, jungle feel. Visit the famous Chocolate Hills, take a river cruise, experience the thrill of zip-lining or explore Bohol’s waterfalls and caves. It’s a popular destination for snorkelling and scuba diving because of its coral reefs, and the white sand beaches at Panglao offer a tranquil space to relax. You might even catch a glimpse of the Philippine tarsier, one of the world’s smallest primates, which is indigenous to the island.
The best time to visit Bohol depends on which activities you’re interested in, but November to April are generally the cool and dry months.
Travelling the 130km distance from Camiguin to Bohol is pretty straightforward. Your only choice is to take a 6-hour ferry and bus for 660 PHP ($13) per person.
|Ferry + Bus||6 hours||660 PHP ($13)||Check ferry tickets|
View itinerary from Camiguin to Bohol
- Camiguin (Balbagon)
- 4 hours
- Jagna Port
- 2 hours
- Tagbilaran City, Bohol
Camiguin to Bohol by Ferry
Duration: 6 hours
Costs: 660 PHP ($13)
Step 1: Balbagon Port to Jagna Port by Ferry
Duration: 4 hours
Costs: 560 PHP ($11)
Ferries from Camiguin to Bohol depart from Balbagon Ferry Terminal at 8:00 and dock at Jagna Port at 12:00 daily. Travel time is about 4hrs.
A one-way economy seat costs 560 PHP ($11) when you book online through BookAway. Tickets are also available to buy at the Balbagon Ferry Terminal, but it might be risky since there is only 1 trip operating daily.
Some websites say that FastCat runs a 2 hour 45 min ferry for this route, but at the moment this route is closed.
Step 2: Jagna Port to Tagbilaran by Bus
Duration: 2.5 hours
Costs: 100 PHP ($2)
Depending on your final destination in Bohol, you’ll need to arrange local transport to continue your journey. Most tourists stay at the capital Tagbilaran City or the nearby island of Panglao.
The cheapest option is to travel by bus, although this also takes much longer as the bus makes a lot of stops. The good thing is there are several bus trips from Jagna Port to Tagbilaran City daily. From Jagna Port, head to the main highway or ask around where you can hail a bus or shared van to Tagbilaran. The trip takes about 2 hours and costs 100 PHP ($2). The bus parks at Dao Bus Terminal in the city center.
If you’re heading to Panglao, you can hop on another bus or a jeepney from Dao Bus Terminal to the island. A seat costs around 30 PHP ($0.60) for the journey, which takes less than an hour.
If you have money to spend though, you can also take a taxi directly from Jagna Port to Tagbilaran City or Panglao for 2,500 PHP ($50) to 3,000 PHP ($60). You can also ask your hotel beforehand to arrange a pick-up for you. The taxi journey takes about 1.5 hours.
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