Last updated: Sep 19, 2019

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Overview | Ferry | Bus | Flight

 

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.

Transport modeDurationCostsAvailability
Bus7h excl. transfer time320 PHP ($6.50) + 250 PHP($4.50)Check Bus & Ferry tickets
Ferry3h 20m1,550 ($29)Check ferry tickets
Flight40m4,280 PHP ($82)Check flights

 

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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:

Cebu-Tagbilaran
(first leg)
Tagbilaran-Siquijor
(second leg)
Total Travel Time
07:00-09:0010:20-11:403h 20m

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.

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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:

Bus OperatorScheduleDurationCosts
Ceres Bus06:00-12:00
07:00-13:00
09:00-15:00
10:00-16:00
11:30-17:30
23:00-05:00
6h260 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.

Ceres Bus

  • 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 OperatorDocking PortScheduleDurationCosts
OceanjetSiquijor Pier12:20-13:10
14:40-15:30
17:00-17:50
50m420 PHP (€7) - P580 PHP ($11)
Montenegro Shipping LinesSiquijor Pier
07:00-08:30
10:00-11:30

1h 30m130 PHP ($2.30)
Montenegro Shipping LinesLarena Pier06:00-07:501h 50m170 PHP ($3.10)
Aleson Shipping LinesSiquijor Pier05:30-07:00
10:30-12:00
14:00-15:30
1h 30m100 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.

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Flight

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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