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Traveling from Cebu to Dumaguete is actually easier than you probably thought. The travel time is only about 6 hours and the fare is reasonable and cheap. There are basically 3 ways to travel from Cebu to Dumaguete depending on your budget and preference.

How To Travel From Cebu to Dumaguete
Suman at Tsokolate in Dumaguete City

3 Ways to Travel from Cebu to Dumaguete

By Plane

The easiest and most convenient way to go to Dumaguete from Cebu is by taking a direct flight from Cebu Mactan Airport. The travel time is less than an hour and the fare is quite affordable. This is your best option if you do not have much time. You can book a flight here.

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By Bus

The second option is by taking a combination of bus and ferry. From the Cebu South Bus Terminal, you can take a Ceres bus to Dumaguete City. The travel time is around 6 hours. It’s a comfortable journey and ideal if you are traveling on a budget. The bus trip from Cebu City to the port is around 4-5 hours and the ferry ride is only about 30 minutes. From the ferry terminal in Sibulan, it will take around 30 minutes to reach Dumaguete City.

By Ferry

You can take a direct ferry from Cebu to Dumaguete via Cokaliong. You can buy a Cebu-Tagbilaran-Dumaguete ticket from OceanJet. Total travel time is around 5 hours. You can check the schedule and book here.

Cokaliong Cebu to Dumaguete Ferry Schedule

Cokaliong has a 4x weekly ferry schedule between the cities of Cebu and Dumaguete. The ferry leaves Cebu at 8:00 PM every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, & Sunday. It departs Dumaguete at 11:59 PM every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturday. The fare starts at Php355 in the economy class.

Cebu to Dumaguete Ferry

VesselDayDeparture Time
MV Filipinas NasipitMonday8:00 PM
MV Filipinas NasipitWednesday8:00 PM
MV Filipinas DinagatFriday8:00 PM
MV Filipinas DinagatSunday 8:00 PM

Dumaguete to Cebu Ferry Schedule

VesselDayDeparture Time
MV Filipinas DumagueteMonday11:59 PM
MV Filipinas MaasinTuesday11:59 PM
MV Filipinas MaasinThursday11:59 PM
MV Filipinas DapitanSaturday11:59 PM


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