Last updated: Sep 19, 2019


Overview | Ferry | Flight


How To Get From Cebu to Bohol?

Cebu and Bohol are two different islands and they aren’t too far away from each other.

The 75km journey from Cebu to Bohol is easiest to travel by direct ferry which only takes 2 hours. Taking a flight doesn’t make a lot of sense as all flights to Bohol (except Air Juan), make a stop-over in Manila.

Flights of Air-Juan have only limited availability and are not a common option.

Transport modeDurationCostsAvailability
Ferry2 hours690 PHP ($13.50)Check ferry tickets
Flight5 hours3,550 PHP ($67)Check flights


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Cebu to Bohol by Ferry

Duration: 2 hours
Costs: 690 PHP ($13.50)

Most travellers going from Cebu to Bohol opt to take the ferry. Why? Well, the answer is simple. It’s faster than taking the plane since it has a direct route.

Before we provide you with the info about taking the ferry, we’d like to inform you that there are 2 gateways you can enter Bohol from Cebu. One is through Tubigon and the other is through Tagbilaran. Tagbilaran is the more popular route and since it serves as a hub city, getting transfers to other destinations in Bohol is a lot easier. For this reason, we are going to pinpoint Tagbilaran as the main entry point.

There are quite a few ferry companies operating from Cebu to Bohol but the most reputable one is Ocean Jet. Ocean Jet offers 14 trips daily. The ferries depart from Cebu Pier 1 and glide through the sea for about 2 hours before arriving at the Tagbilaran City Port Terminal.

The ferry ticket costs 690 PHP ($13.50) to 1,300 PHP ($25), depending on which part of the ferry you wish to be seated.

Ferry OperatorScheduleDurationCosts
Ocean Jet05:10-07:10
2 hours690 PHP ($13.50) - 1,300 PHP ($25)

Both ports require a terminal fee to be paid so make sure you comply before you board the ferry. The terminal fee at each of the port is 20 PHP ($.40) per person. To book your ferry ride, you can go to BookAway by clicking the button we provided.

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Cebu to Bohol by Flight

Duration: 5 hours
Costs: 3,500 PHP ($67)

It’s not practical to book a plane ride from Cebu to Bohol as there aren’t any direct flights. All flights make a stop-over in Manila what means the flight will take at least 5 hours!

This means that it will take more hours to fly through this route than to take a ferry.

Most of these flights are operated by AirAsia, Philippines Airlines or a combination of other carriers. It takes at least 5 hours to reach Tagbilaran International Airport. Planes depart from Mactan-Cebu International Airport and a stopover in Manila or Clark.

To check the latest schedules and the cheapest flights, click on the button below.

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Cebu to Panglao Bohol by Flight (limited availability)

Duration: 20-30 minutes
Costs: 4,300 PHP ($82)

Air Juan offers flights from Cebu to Panglao, one of the most popular destinations in Bohol. There are 2 trips on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and on Sundays. Planes depart from Mactan-Cebu International Airport at 9:20 and 15:30 and it only takes about 20-30 minutes for the trip. The plane lands at Panglao International Airport.

The planes utilized by Air Juan are small, which means the planes cannot carry a lot of passengers and luggage. The basic tickets only include 10kg of luggage, so bear in mind you’ll need to pay extra for the excess luggage if you choose the basic fare. Full-fare tickets include up to 23kg of luggage allowance.

The basic fare starts at 4,450 PHP ($85) per person, one-way. You can book your flight through Air Juan.

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