Last updated: Aug 07, 2019

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Overview | Bus | Public Bus | Taxi

 

How To Get From Oslob to Cebu?

You can travel from Oslob to Cebu by bus, public bus, or a taxi. It takes about 3 hours to travel this 120km journey and a bus or van won’t cost you more than 180 PHP ($3.30). A Taxi will cost around 2,500 PHP ($48.50).

Transport modeDurationCostsAvailability
Bus3h150 PHP - 165 PHP ($2.80-$3.20)No tickets online
Bus2.5h150 PHP ($2.80)No tickets online
Taxi2.5h2,500 PHP ($48.50)No tickets online

 

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Oslob to Cebu by Bus


Duration: 3 hours
Costs: 150 PHP – 165 PHP ($2.80-$3.20)

Buses heading from Oslob to Cebu travel on the national highway. Therefore, you can wait by the side of the road anywhere in Oslob. The normal waiting time is at least 30 minutes.

There are more Ceres buses than Sunrays buses, so it’s likely that you’ll catch a ride on one of the Ceres buses heading to Cebu City. Expect to pay 150 PHP – 165 PHP ($2.80-$3.20) for the non-aircon and the air-conditioned bus, respectively.

The trip takes approximately 3 hours if there is not much traffic along the way.

Ceres Bus

  • Departs from anywhere along Natalio Bacalso Avenue, Oslob
  • Arrives at 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.

Sunrays

  • Departs from anywhere along Natalio Bacalso Avenue, Oslob
  • Arrives at South Bus Terminal along Natalio B. Bacalso Avenue, next to Elizabeth Mall

This bus company is less popular than Ceres Bus. They also receive complaints of drivers going too fast.

 

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Oslob to Cebu by Public Bus


Duration: 2.5 hours
Costs: 150 PHP ($2.80)

Public vans are located within the small town center of Oslob, near the St. Joseph Parish Church. Public vans are not that frequent, as many people prefer taking the bus due to accessibility.

Nevertheless, this is still a good alternative if you are within the small town center. Keep in mind that there are no schedules for departures. Vans leave when they are full and may not operate at all when there are only a few passengers.

The fare is 150 PHP ($2.80), and the last stop is the GT Express Terminal along Junquera Street in Cebu.
 
Taxi

Oslob to Cebu by Taxi


Duration: 2.5 hours
Costs: 2,500 PHP ($48.50)

As Oslob has become popular as a place to swim with whale sharks, there are now many taxis available. It can be pricey, so it’s best to choose this option when you are travelling in a group or have some money to spare.

The fare for a hired sedan starts at 2,500 PHP ($48.50). Some will quote much higher than this, but you can always negotiate. Make sure that you agree on the price before you depart.

Taxis provide comfort and convenience by dropping you off at your hotel or guesthouse.

 
 

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