Bohol to Cebu

Bohol to Cebu

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Bohol to Cebu Schedule

Bohol to Cebu Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Philippine Airlines Economy 00:00 - 21:45₱ 13,132
FastCat Economy Class 05:00 - 06:30$ 7.98
Oceanjet Business Class 06:30 - 07:45₱ 945
Oceanjet Open-Air 09:20 - 11:20₱ 945
Philippine Airlines Economy 10:55 - 14:55₱ 14,507
Oceanjet Business Class 13:00 - 15:00$ 25.52
Oceanjet Business Class 14:00 - 16:00₱ 1,400
Philippine Airlines Economy 17:40 - 10:05₱ 15,583
Philippine Airlines Economy 18:30 - 20:10₱ 21,704
Cebu Pacific Economy 21:15 - 01:35₱ 10,648
Cebu Pacific Economy 23:40 - 21:30₱ 7,836

How to get from Bohol to Cebu

The most convenient way to get to Cebu from Bohol is by sea. Although it is also possible to travel by air, it requires a layover in Cagayan de Oro, Davao or Manila what makes the whole process longer, more expensive and quite a hassle.

How far is Cebu from Bohol

The distance between Tagbilaran, the capital of the island of Bohol, and Cebu City is about 90 kilometres.

How long does the journey from Bohol to Cebu take?

Cebu is a mere 2-hour ferry ride from Tagbilaran. If travelling by plane, two connecting flights will take two hours totally plus the time for a layover – from 45 minutes to four hours.

Note that flights depart from the New Bohol airport on Panglao island – you will require additional time to get there.

How much does the ride cost?

The cheapest (and the least comfortable) ferry tickets are available for as low as PHP400.

Flying can set you back PHP4,000 or more if you choose to fly with a more upscale Philippines Airlines instead of Cebu Pacific.

How to get from Bohol to Cebu by ferry

There are several ferries that regularly serve the Tagbilaran-to-Cebu route. Some of these ferries are equipped with an open-air deck from where you can enjoy the journey with smaller islands dotting the sea. It's also quite safe with the staff providing safety instructions before departing the pier.

Ferry schedule from Bohol to Cebu

The Bohol–Cebu route is quite popular thus there are over 20 departures a day operated by three main ferry companies.

The earliest ferry is SuperCat’s 5.50 am ferry followed by a 6 am Ocean Jet’s departure.

The last ferry of the day leaves Bohol at 6.30 pm.

Which ferry company to choose for a Bohol–Cebu trip?

All the companies plying the route, offer comfortable ferries with open-air decks and tourist and business class cabins. It is important to note, that in Cebu they dock at different piers.

Ocean Jet

Ocean Jet sails to Cebu Pier 1 and offers more departures a day than other companies do – over a dozen.

SuperCat via 2Go

SuperCat via 2Go has 6 daily trips from Tagbilaran to Cebu Pier SuperCat.


Lastly, there's also Weesam which has just three daily boats to Cebu at 6.15 am, 11.30 am, and 4 pm.

How long is the sea journey to Cebu from Bohol?

All fastcrafts cover the distance between Tagbilaran and Cebu City in about two hours.

What if the cost of a ferry ticket to Cebu?

The cost of the ticket depends on the operator and the class of the cabin.

Weesam has the cheapest non-aircon options at PHP400 though we would not recommend them. It is worth investing another PHP100 and get a comfier tourist class seat. They also offer tourist and first class tickets for PHP500 and PHP600 respectively.

There are open-air, tourist and business class tickets for Ocean Jet ferries priced PHP600, PHP800 and PHP1300 respectively.

SuperCat is slightly cheaper with PHP550 for tourist class tickets and PHP850 for business class.

How to get from Bohol to Cebu by plain

The airport in the capital of Bohol, Tagbilaran, was closed in November 2018. It has been replaced by the New Bohol International airport, or Panglao Island International airport on Panglao Island.

Both Cebu Pacific and Philippine Airlines operate from Panglao Island airport.

If flying from Bohol to Cebu with Cebu Pacific, expect to shell out PHP2,900-PHP3,700. There is a layover of several hours in Cagayan de Oro, Davao or Manila, but the actual flight time should not be more than 2 hours.

Philippine Airlines also offer flights to Cebu with layovers in Clark, Manila, or Davao. Tickets can be as low as PHP2,700 to as much as PHP18,000 one way.

Transportation from Bohol to Cebu

Facts about the transport from Bohol to Cebu

Cheapest Transport$8
Fastest Transport1h 15m
Earliest Departure4:00 AM
Latest Departure10:00 PM
Departures per day53
Distance63 kilometers
Transport CompaniesApekoptravel, Cebu Pacific, Lite Shipping, Oceanjet

Bohol to Cebu Destination Reviews

It does not clearlu say tourist seats or tourist corner. We were just shoved to seat without them checking the tickets. I think you owe me 6 USD back
Ferry Tourist Sitting, Lite Shipping, Jul 14, 2023
Everything went very smoothly
Ferry Open-Air, Oceanjet (Oceanjet), Jun 17, 2023
One and a half hours late even though the boat was there. We just stayed moored...
Ferry High Speed Ferry, Apekoptravel (Apekoptravel), May 22, 2023
The ferry was canceled
Ferry High Speed Ferry, Apekoptravel (Apekoptravel), May 16, 2023
Pleasant journey, lots of space and easy crossong
Ferry Tourist Class, Oceanjet (Oceanjet), Apr 24, 2023
The trip went well and it was a smooth trip.
Ferry Tourist SPR, Supercat (Supercat), Mar 29, 2023
Excellent service. It was great to have the online payment mode. My family would like to commend all the crew who assisted my mom on her wheelchair during our travel. It was indeed beyond was is expected for the level of service. Good bless you all !!! NOTE: Just one suggestion hope you can upgrade your sound system for everyone to hear and understand the safety measures onboard. We are sitting infront and occupied the seats starting at 16A upto 18A but we can barely understand the demo while watching the video. This is the only thing I can ask to upgrade but overall everything was of great service.
Ferry Tourist Sitting, Lite Shipping, Mar 6, 2023
The boat was very hard and it got some problems in the engine air filter as per mechanics wh8ch leads to a delay of more than 40 mind . Also we were smelling bad fuel smell during the whole trip
Ferry Tourist SPR, Supercat (Supercat), Feb 11, 2023
Good ferry very comfortable!!!
Ferry Standard B, Lite Shipping, Feb 11, 2023
no hassle at all.
Ferry Tourist Class, Oceanjet (Oceanjet), Jan 26, 2023
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