Last updated: Sep 19, 2019

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Overview | Bus | Van | Taxi

 

How To Get From Moalboal to Cebu?

Looking for more beautiful, white sand beaches? Heard lots about the famous Kawasan Falls? Whether you want to go canyoneering, scuba diving, snorkeling, island hopping, or just to lie on a beach with a good book, you can do it all in Moalboal.

Ready to move to your next destination?

You have 3 options to travel from Moalboal to Cebu. You can either take a 2.5-hour bus, a 2-hour public van or hire a taxi (also 2 hours). Keep in mind that taxis are the most expensive.

Transport modeDurationCostsAvailability
Bus2.5h110 PHP - 130 PHP ($2.10-$2.40)No tickets online
Bus2h120 PHP ($2.20)No tickets online
Taxi2h2,200 PHP ($42.50)No tickets online

 

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Moalboal to Cebu by Bus


Duration: 2.5 hours
Costs: 110 PHP – 130 PHP ($2.10-$2.40)

From the Moalboal coast, take a jeepney or tricycle to Moalboal’s town center. This costs between 100 PHP ($1.90) and 150 PHP ($2.80).

Once in the town center, wait along the National Highway to catch the Ceres bus heading to Cebu. Ask around if you’re unsure.

There are no designated schedules for the bus departures, so you may have to wait a while, usually around 20-30 minutes. Buses operate as early as 6:00. The bus from Moalboal to Cebu costs 110 PHP ($2.10) for the non-aircon bus and 130 PHP ($2.40) for the air-conditioned bus.

The journey takes around 2.5 hours, but this depends on the city’s traffic.

Ceres Bus

  • Departs from Moalboal town center, near the Moalboal Public Market
  • Arrives at the South Bus Terminal along Natalio B. Bacalso Avenue, next to Elizabeth Mall

Ceres Bus is a trusted bus company in Cebu. However, sometimes drivers tend to drive fast.
 
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Moalboal to Cebu by Bus


Duration: 2 hours
Costs: 120 PHP ($2.20)

Public vans are parked near the Moalboal Municipal Hall. A one-way van ride costs 120 PHP ($2.20). The last van departs at 16:00. Drop off is at the GT Express Terminal along Junquera Street, near the University of San Carlos.

Keep in mind that if there aren’t enough passengers, van drivers might decide not to go at all. If this happens, you can still catch the Ceres bus going from Moalboal to Cebu.
 
Taxi

Moalboal to Cebu by Taxi


Duration: 2 hours
Costs: 2,200 PHP ($42.50)

There aren’t many taxis in Moalboal, but you can ask your accommodation to arrange one for Cebu. They should be able to get a discount since you also stayed in their hotel or guesthouse.

The cost is roughly 2,200 PHP ($42.50) for a sedan vehicle. This price varies on the hotel’s quoted price and your ability to negotiate. This option is good if you’re travelling with a group, as you can share the fare.

 
 

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