Manila and Cebu are two of the Philippines’ most urbanized areas. Nowadays, it’s common to switch between these two cities, whether it be for work, studies, family, or even for mini vacations! When you travel back and forth every so often, consistently booking flights can rack up your expenses.
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If you have more time to spare rather than cash, you might want to consider taking a direct ferry instead. Traveling by ship can be a more laid back and budget friendly option. Don’t have a plane ticket? Keep reading for more details about the Cebu to Manila ferry route and vice versa.
Cebu to Manila Ferry 2Go Travel Schedule
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To ride the Cebu to Manila 2Go ferry, go to Cebu City’s Pier 1. You’ll be landing after 22 hours of sea travel at Manila’s Pier 4. There might be some discrepancies every now and then regarding the schedule. It would be wise to check the exact departure schedule every month.
Cebu Pier 1 to Manila Pier 4
Tuesday 11:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Thursday 11:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Thursday 12:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Friday 10:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Sunday 2:00 PM - 12:00 PM
Manila to Cebu Ferry 2Go Travel Schedule
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Cebu bound passengers have more flexibility to choose their preferred travel date because there are five departure days a week. Boats leave from Manila’s Pier 4 and arrive at Cebu’s International Port. Travel time for the 2Go Superferry Manila to Cebu is 22 hours. Please be advised that schedules are subject to change without prior notice.
Manila Pier 4 to Cebu International Port
Monday 8:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 AM
Wednesday 8:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 7:00 AM
Sunday 9:00 AM - 7:00 AM
Manila to Cebu | Cebu to Manila Ferry Prices
Outlined below are the differences of each accommodation according to ticket type. To avail of 2Go ferry tickets, you may book online to save time and effort. Always reserve for your slot in advance to avoid any inconveniences.
Super Value Class
The cheapest out of all the ticket options is the super value class. A bunk bed will be assigned to you in the outer decks of the ferry. Purchase this ticket here, if the bare minimum is just what you need.
Mega Value Class
The mega value class tickets is only slightly more expensive than the super value class. Difference in price is almost negligible, especially when you consider that your bunk will now be in an air conditioned area. This ticket type definitely gives you more value than the former.
Tourist class ticket prices for both routes are priced at the same rate. Beds are now in a smaller enclosed area, but still in a shared space. Buy this ticket here.
Cabin for 6
For the Cabin for 6, bunk beds come with a light divider. The room is also equipped with a desk and a television. All these features are added for more privacy and comfort. Please note that the ticket price is only good for one person.
Cabin for 4
Max occupancy for this cabin is four people. The room is a more spacious with less people in it. A blanket is even provided for assigned passengers in this cabin. Like the six person cabin, buying a single ticket will only accommodate one person.
Remember: it is always better to book ahead than to buy last minute!