Manila to Dumaguete

Manila to Dumaguete

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MNL Manila Airport
1h 25m flight #5J625 with Cebu Pacific in Economy
DGT Dumaguete Airport
1,852 per adult
MNL Manila Airport
1h 25m flight #PR2545 with Philippine Airlines in Economy
DGT Dumaguete Airport
2,189 per adult

Manila to Dumaguete Schedule

Manila to Dumaguete Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Cebu Pacific Economy #5J62509:30 - 10:55₱ 1,977
Philippine Airlines Economy #PR254513:45 - 15:10₱ 2,348

Transportation from Manila to Dumaguete

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How to get from Manila to Dumaguete

When you want to get from Manila to Dumaguete, 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 4,470. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a flight as a flight ticket costs as low as PHP 1,976.

How far is Manila from Dumaguete?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Manila to Dumaguete. Your trip will be a total of 508 miles (816 km). The flying distance is 391 miles (628 km).

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

The travel time from Manila to Dumaguete can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 27 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Manila to Dumaguete 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 1,976 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 4,470.

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

  • Plane tickets - PHP 1,977 to PHP 2,348;
  • Ferry tickets - PHP 3,146 to PHP 4,470.

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

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

  • Flights from Manila to Dumaguete depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Ferries leave from Manila for Dumaguete 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 Dumaguete. 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 1,977.

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 Dumaguete
Cebu Pacific, Philippine Airlines


Travelling by ferry is one of the most scenic ways to get from Manila to Dumaguete 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 Dumaguete

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Manila to Dumaguete? 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.