Schedule of ferry trips from Cebu to Dumaguete and Dumaguete to Cebu via Liloan-Sibulan and Bato-Tampi of Maayo Shipping Lines. Last updated on April 11, 2021.
Dumaguete is pretty much accessible from Cebu via land + ferry trip. Buses have frequent schedules from Cebu to Dumagute and vice-versa. Passengers can opt to travel from Bato to Tampi, Negros Oriental or from Liloan Port in Santander to Sibulan Port in Sibulan, Negros Oriental. The latter is closer to Dumaguete.
TRAVEL GUIDE CONTENTS
- 1 How to get to Dumaguete from Cebu?
- 2 Updates under the community quarantine.
- 3 Maayo Shipping Schedule of ferry trips from Liloan, Santander, Cebu to Sibulan, Negros Oriental
- 4 Schedule of ferry trips from Bato, Cebu to Tampi, Negros Oriental via Maayo Shipping
- 5 WATCH: Ferry Crossing from Liloan to Sibulan
- 6 Where to stay in Cebu and Dumaguete?
- 7 FOLLOW US!
How to get to Dumaguete from Cebu?
The fastest and most convenient way to travel between Cebu and Dumaguete is by taking a flight. If you book in advance, it might be cheaper to take a plane rather than a ferry. For budget travelers, the best option is by taking a combination of bus and ferry. Check out the fare difference and travel time below. Please note that the fare listed is just an estimate and may change depending on your travel date.
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Updates under the community quarantine.
The Liloan to Sibulan route is currently suspended. The Bato-Tampi route is operational but passengers bound to Negros Oriental must present a negative RT-PCR test resule. Please see the announcement of Maayo Shipping below:
Maayo Shipping Schedule of ferry trips from Liloan, Santander, Cebu to Sibulan, Negros Oriental
Established in 1976, Maayo Shipping, Incorporated, links the islands of Negros and Cebu. It operates in the ports of Tampi & Sibulan in Negros Oriental and the ports of Bato & Liloan in Cebu province.
This is the fastest route from Cebu Island to Dumaguete. The fare is Php70 and the travel time is only 30 minutes from Liloan to Sibulan. From Sibulan, there are jeepneys (multicab) that can take you to Dumaguete City. The travel time is less than 30 minutes and the fare is only Php10.
Liloan to Sibulan Ferry
First trip: 4:30 AM
Last trip: 9:00 PM
Sibulan to Liloan Ferry
First trip: 4:30 AM
Last trip: 9:00 PM
Schedule of ferry trips from Bato, Cebu to Tampi, Negros Oriental via Maayo Shipping
This is another option in crossing between Cebu and Negros. The town of Tampi is farther from Dumaguete City compared to Sibulan. This is a good option for people who are going to Bais, Manjuyod, Kabankalan, and Bacolod City. The travel time is also 30 minutes.
Bato to Tampi Ferry
Tampi to Bato Ferry
For questions and inquiries, you may call Maayo Shipping at:
Have you tried taking this ferry service? How was your experience? Please let us know in the comment section below. Please take note that the schedule may change without prior notice, if you see any changes, please let us know to help our fellow travelers get the most accurate schedule. Thanks!
If you are traveling on a tight schedule, we highly recommend that you call the bus/ferry company to confirm the trip. If there is a typhoon signal in the area, ferry trips are automatically canceled.
To know the latest flight and ferry trip cancellations, click here.
WATCH: Ferry Crossing from Liloan to Sibulan
Where to stay in Cebu and Dumaguete?
Recommended budget hotels to stay in Cebu City. Please click the name of the hotel below to check the rates and availability.
Recommended hotels to stay in Dumaguete City. Please click the name of the hotel below to check the rates and availability.
- Islands Leisure Boutique Hotel & Spa
- Go Hotels Dumaguete
- Hotel Camila Dumaguete
- The Flying Fish Hostel Dumaguete
- Golden Gate Suites