Manila to Butuan

Manila to Butuan

  Oct 28, 2021, 7 trips (1,691 – 5,629)

Manila to Butuan Schedule

Manila to Butuan Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Cebu Pacific Economy #5J78905:50 - 07:30₱ 2,025
Philippine Airlines Economy #PR293407:00 - 08:40₱ 3,511
Cebu Pacific Economy #5J78712:30 - 14:10₱ 2,403
Philippine Airlines Economy #PR293813:30 - 15:30₱ 3,511

Transportation from Manila to Butuan

Manila to Butuan Destination Reviews

Ferry Tourist Class, 2GO (2GO), Apr 15, 2019
Meals are poor.....
Ferry Cabin for 4, 2GO (2GO), Apr 6, 2019
It was great trip.. thank you 5 stars ..
5 customer reviews

How to get from Manila to Butuan

When you want to get from Manila to Butuan, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Flight
  • Ferry

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Flight. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Ferry ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A Ferry ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about PHP 4,194. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a flight as a flight ticket costs as low as PHP 1,138.

How far is Manila from Butuan?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Manila to Butuan. Your trip will be a total of 636 miles (1023 km). The flying distance is 490 miles (787 km).

How long does it take to get from Manila to Butuan?

The travel time from Manila to Butuan can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 39 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Manila to Butuan?

The cost of the trip from Manila to Butuan varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Cebu Pacific: travelling by flight expect to pay as low as PHP 1,138 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a Ferry - a one-way Ferry ticket can cost as much as PHP 4,194.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Manila to Butuan:

  • Plane tickets - PHP 1,122 to PHP 3,662;
  • Ferry tickets - PHP 3,608 to PHP 3,608.

How many trips per day are there between Manila and Butuan?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Flights from Manila to Butuan depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Ferries leave from Manila for Butuan 1 times a day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Manila to Butuan. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is PHP 1,122.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Manila to Butuan
Cebu Pacific, Philippine Airlines


Travelling by ferry is one of the most scenic ways to get from Manila to Butuan as it combines transportation and sightseeing to some extent.

However, with these upsides in mind, you should still understand ferry travel is not for everyone. If you’re prone to seasickness it may be an unpleasant experience. As a rule, a ferry journey isn’t the cheapest way to travel During the high season ferry tickets might be hard to get, so you should always book in advance when possible.

Things to remember: ferry rides are dependent on weather conditions.

The most popular transport from Manila to Butuan

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Manila to Butuan? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 96% users voted for a ferry ticket.
  • 4% users took a plane.