Dumaguete is the capital of Negros Oriental. We already wrote things to do in Dumaguete. And today we will write how to get from Cebu to Dumaguete by bus and ferry. And how to get from Cebu to Dumaguete by ferry direct from Cebu Pier. We will explain with all the details prices and schedule in this blog post. Read here restaurants in Dumaguete!
How to Get From Cebu To Dumaguete
HOW TO GET FROM CEBU TO DUMAGUETE BY BUS
You can take a direct bus (Ceres Bus) from Cebu City South Bus Terminal in Cebu (located close to Elizabeth Mall) to Liloan port. Cebu to Dumaguete fare by bus 270 PHP plus 70 PHP for the ferry to Tampi which is 40 minutes by ferry.
One more hour by bus to Dumaguete City from Tampi port. The schedule of the buses going direct from Cebu to Bato port starting 5-6 am the first one to 11 pm last bus going from Cebu to Dumaguete. There are buses running almost every 1-2 hours and the travel time is around 6 hours.
This bus will ride on the RoRo (a vehicle vessel ship) to reach Negros Oriental.
HOW TO GET FROM CEBU TO DUMAGUETE BY FERRY
If you don’t want to ride the bus. You can get from Cebu to Dumaguete by ferry. There is a ferry from Cebu City that goes straight to Dumaguete. You can go on a fast ferry from Cebu Pier which is available daily in the city’s main port terminal.
Cebu to Dumaguete fare by ferry costs 1,600 PHP while a business class ticket costs 1,910 PHP. Boats depart hourly from Cebu City from around 9 AM. This ferry ride takes 4 hours and has a stopover at Tagbilaran City. The total travel time will be around 5 hours from Cebu to Dumaguete.
HOW TO GET TO DUMAGUETE CITY FROM THE AIRPORT
If you decide the most comfortable and fastest way from Cebu to Dumaguete by plane. It will take you less than an hour to reach Dumaguete.
From the airport in Dumaguete you can get a multicab for 10 PHP and it will take 15 minutes since it’s so close to the city. If you are going by tricycle good enough for 3-4 people prices are starting 100 PHP if you are good negotiating if not can be 2-3 times the price since it’s not fixed.
WHERE TO STAY IN DUMAGUETE CITY
During our trip to Dumaguete, we stayed at Victorias´s Haven. It was a super beautiful and quiet place. There are green areas around and all the comfort that you need will be provided. It´s located 10 minute away to the city center and 5 minutes away from the port. We loved the style of the colonial house and the breakfast was also really good. There are common areas for playing pool and walking around.
CHEAP ACCOMMODATION IN DUMAGUETE: ESE HOUSE
Rated for the best value in Dumaguete, ESE house is also close to Dumaguete Belfry and Dumaguete Public Market. Every room has its own wardrobe and a seating area but the bathroom is shared. Other rooms also offer a balcony for a view. The place is also good for couples. A night only costs for about 10 USD.
ESE House is located at ESE House, House No. 18, Larena Drive, Motong, Dumaguete. Click here to book with Booking.
LUXURY ACCOMMODATION IN DUMAGUETE: ATMOSPHERE RESORTS & SPA
A private beach, daily housekeeping and a free airport service, you get it all at Atmosphere Resorts & Spa. That’s what you would expect for being a 2018 top Agoda’s traveller choice. They are popular for their relaxing spa and swimming pool. Each room has air-conditioning unit, bathrobes,closet, TV, mini-bar and many more.
It is only 20 km away from Sibulan Airport. The place is also near Dauin that is excellent for scuba diving. A night costs for about 200 USD, pretty worth it as tourists recommend this place a lot.
Atmosphere Resorts & Spa is at Maayong Tubig, Dauin, Dumaguete. Click here to book with Agoda.
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Hope it’s useful this travel how to get from Cebu to Dumaguete by bus and ferry. Apart from things to do in Dumaguete, we also have a comprehensive guide for those planning to go to Malapascua to Moalboal. Read our article on Kawasan Falls if you’d like to visit there too.
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