How To Get From Cebu to Siquijor?
Heading from Cebu to Siquijor? This island off the southeast coast of Cebu is home to beautiful beaches, stunning waterfalls and caves.
To travel from Cebu to Siquijor, you have 2 options. The quickest way (3.5 hours) is to take a ferry to Bohol (Tagbilaran) and then continue by ferry to Siquijor. Another option is travel overland to the south of Cebu by bus, take a ferry to Dumaguete and then another one to Siquijor.
Air Juan used to offer one daily flight to Siquijor, but this option is currently not available anymore.
|Bus||7h excl. transfer time||320 PHP ($6.50) + 250 PHP($4.50)||Check Bus & Ferry tickets|
|Ferry||3h 20m||1,550 ($29)||Check ferry tickets|
|Flight||40m||4,280 PHP ($82)||Check flights|
View itinerary from Cebu to Siquijor
- 2 hours
- 1h 20min
- 6 hours
Cebu to Siquijor via Tagbilaran by Ferry
Duration: 3h 20min
Costs: 1,550 ($29)
Unfortunately, there is no direct ferry from Cebu to Siquijor. However, you can still save a lot of time when traveling by sea.
First, you need to book a ferry to Tagbilaran, Bohol and from Bohol, you have to catch another ferry going to Siquijor, which will dock at Larena Pier.
Step 1: Cebu to Tagbilaran by Ferry
Duration: 2 hours
Costs: 680 PHP ($13)
Oceanjet ferries leave from Pier 1 of the Cebu Port. Multiple ferries go to Tagbilaran, but you can only take the 7:00 trip, if you still want to catch the ferry to Siquijor on the same day.
The fare is 680 PHP ($13) for the 2-hour journey. The ferry docks at the Tagbilaran Fastcraft Terminal.
Step 2: Tagbilaran to Siquijor by Ferry
Duration: 1h 20min
Costs: 860 PHP ($16.50)
Ferries heading to Siquijor depart from the same port as you arrive (Tagbilaran Port). Ask the ferry crew for directions to your next ferry to Siquijor.
Expect to pay 860 PHP ($16.50) for the ferry ticket from Tagbilaran to Siquijor.
To help you better plan your trip via ferry, here’s what your combined ferry trip from Cebu to Siquijor looks like:
|Total Travel Time|
Including transfer time, the total journey will take 4 hours and 4 min which is still considerably faster than taking the bus and ferry.
You can use the button below to buy a combined ferry ticket for both routes in one booking.
Cebu to Siquijor via Dumaguete by Bus
Duration: 7 hours excl. transfer time
Costs: 320 PHP ($6.50) + 240 PHP($4.60))
For this option, you’ll take a bus + ferry to Dumaguete, and then another ferry to Siquijor.
Step 1: Cebu to Dumaguete by Bus + Ferry
Duration: 6 hours
Costs: 320 PHP ($6.50)
You can catch the bus bound for Dumaguete at the South Bus Terminal in Cebu. Ceres Bus offers multiple trips per day. See their schedule below:
|6h||260 PHP ($4.90)|
As soon as the bus arrives at Bato Port, it will drive on the ferry to Negros Island where you will arrive in Dumaguete City. You’ll have to get off the bus, pay for your ferry ticket and then sit in the ferry’s passenger seating area. The ferry ride costs 70 PHP ($1.40). Once the ferry docks, don’t forget to get back on the bus.
The bus then heads to Dumaguete City. You can inform the bus driver or conductor that you wish to be dropped off near the Dumaguete Port.
- Departs from South Bus Terminal along Natalio B. Bacalso Avenue, next to Elizabeth Mall
- Arrives at Ceres Bus Terminal-Dumaguete, near SPI Global
Ceres Bus is a trusted bus company in Cebu. However, sometimes drivers tend to drive fast.
Step 2: Dumaguete to Siquijor by Ferry
Duration: 50 minutes
Costs: 240 PHP($4.60)
There are three ferry companies operating on the route from Dumaguete to Siquijor: OceanJet, Montenegro and Aleson.
Economy class is 240 PHP($4.60), and business class is 370 PHP ($7) at the port or 460 PHP ($9) to P580 PHP ($11) when you book online. However, when booking online you don’t have to wait in line, and you can be certain that you can get on the next ferry after your bus arrives.
|Ferry Operator||Docking Port||Schedule||Duration||Costs|
|50m||420 PHP (€7) - P580 PHP ($11)|
|Montenegro Shipping Lines||Siquijor Pier||07:00-08:30|
|1h 30m||130 PHP ($2.30)|
|Montenegro Shipping Lines||Larena Pier||06:00-07:50||1h 50m||170 PHP ($3.10)|
|Aleson Shipping Lines||Siquijor Pier||05:30-07:00|
|1h 30m||100 PHP ($1.90) - 120 PHP ($2.20)|
For Aleson and Montenegro Shipping Lines, you need to purchase your ticket at the port. Both of these ferries are slower than Oceanjet.
Keep in mind that there are 2 ferry ports in Siquijor, so make sure to check where the ferry docks when purchasing your ticket.
Cebu to Siquijor by Flight
Duration: 40 min
Costs: 4,280 PHP ($82)
TEMPORARY NOT AVAILABLE!
The fastest means of traveling directly from Cebu to Siquijor is to book a chartered flight with Air Juan.
Air Juan offers 1 seaplane flight daily, departing from the Mactan-Cebu International Airport. The flight departs at 13:00 and arrives at Siquijor Airport at 13:40.
The small airport is only about 15 minutes away from Siquijor’s town center. A one-way trip costs 4,280 PHP ($82).
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