How to get from Cebu to Siargao By Ferry And Plane

Last updated on June 16th, 2020 at 01:01 pm

Siargao is one of our favorite island in the Philippines. Siargao is a small island in the coast in Surigao del Norte. It’s located in Mindanao. Siargao Island is popular because of surfing. In this blog post we will let you know how to get from Cebu to Siargao by ferry and plane. Read here 7 Days Siargao itinerary!

For more Siargao travel guides: read our favorite Siargao tourist spotshow to get to Sohoton Cove and how to get to Sugba Lagoon.

Read here full blog post how to get to Surigao and best beaches in Siargao!

BEST TIME TO VISIT SIARGAO

Swimming, surfing and diving will be the reason why you want to visit the Island of Siargao. As a responsible traveler you must check every little detail while visiting certain places. The Philippines has only two season and this is the wet and dry season.

The best time to visit Siargao is during the dry season which falls on the months of February-April. This is the best time for you. You’ll be able to enjoy all you itinerary without worrying if it would be raining. All the activities in the Island involves swimming, surfing, diving and trekking.

Click here to know more about the weather in Siargao.

Cebu to Siargao Ferry

CEBU TO SIARGAO BY PLANE

If you want to get from Cebu to Siargao by plane. There are a few daily direct flights from Cebu to Siargao with Cebu Pacific and Philippine Airlines to Sayak Airport.

The travel time Cebu to Siargao by plane is 1 hour to 1 hour 15 minutes. Prices are around 1500-3000 PHP for one way.

You can book here flights and ferry tickets from Cebu to Surigao!

Manila to Siargao By Plane

 If you want to get from Manila to Siargao by plane. There arer domestic flights but only Skyjet and Cebu Pacific fly direct from Manila and the flight will take around 2 hours.

Clark to Siargao By Plane

If you want to get from Clark to Siargao by plane. There are flights from Clark (lucky us that we are based in Angeles City) to Siargao with Philippine Airlines. The airport is located in Barangay Del Carmen, where most tourist attraction are located.

So if you are going to Siargao Island from outside the Philippines you will have to get to Cebu, Manila or Clark. From there you have to take another flight to Siargao.

How to get from Siargao Airport to General Luna

Prices for a tricycle going to General Luna from the airport are around 400 PHP and it’s good enough for 2-3 people.

There are also vans available for 300 PHP per person going from the airport to General Luna where are the most of the accommodations in Siargao.

Read here how to get from Siargao Airport to General Luna!

Cebu to Siargao By Ferry

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First of all you have to get from Cebu to Surigao. There is one daily flight at 1 30 pm getting to Surigao at 2 30 pm with Cebu Pacific. Prices are around 1500-2500 PHP per one way.

If you prefer by ferry from 10 am to 7 pm getting to Surigao. It will cost you 1000 PHP. It will be 9 hours ferry.

You can book here flights and ferry tickets from Cebu to Surigao!

Cebu to Siargao Ferry Via Surigao

Ferry Schedule Surigao to Siargao

There are available ferry rides daily from Surigao City to Siargao Island. There are two choices for ferry the fast boats and the slower boats. Fast Boats is either a multi-level steel vessels of single level large bancas. Duration time would be four hours, fare would be around 280-350 PHP ($6).

The schedule going to Siargao usually is from Surigao is from 5 am to 1 pm. There are a few ferries of different companies. Departures starts at 5 am, 8 am a few of them between 10 to 1pm which is the last ferry going from Surigao City to Siargao Island. And boats are leaving Siargao from 5 to 6 am. The boats are leaving from Dapa port which is 30 minutes driving from General Luna around 20 kilometers.

Check out the list of these companies all of them leaving from Eva Macapagal Terminal.

MV SEAN FERRY 2

Dapa (Siargao Island) to Surigao City – 6 AM and 1 PM Daily
Surigao City to Dapa (Siargao) – 10 AM and 3:30 PM Daily

Price 300 PHP Economy Class and Travel time 1 hour and a half.

This is the best option since you will get spend less time traveling!

ATLANTIS YOHAN EXPRESS

Dapa (Siargao Island) to Surigao City – 4:30 AM and 11:30 AM Daily
Surigao City to Dapa (Siargao) – 6 AM and 10:30 AM Daily

The price is 280 PHP with no aircon and 350 PHP with aircon travel time 2 hours and 25 minutes.

FORTUNE ANGEL 1

Dapa (Siargao Island) to Surigao City – 11 AM Daily
Surigao City to Dapa (Siargao) – 5:30 AM Daily

Prices 350 PHP with Aircon and with no aircon 280 PHP. And travel time 2 hours and 30 minutes.

FORTUNE ANGEL 2

Dapa (Siargao Island) to Surigao City – 5:30 AM Daily
Surigao City to Dapa (Siargao) – 11:30 AM Daily

Prices 350 PHP with Aircon and with no aircon 280 PHP. And travel time 2 hours and 30 minutes.

RORO MONTENEGRO LINES

Dapa (Siargao Island) to Surigao City – 5 AM and 11 AM Daily
Surigao City to Dapa (Siargao) – 6 AM and 10:30 AM Daily

Prices are 288 PHP travel time 4 hours.

Click here to book in advance the ferry Surigao to Siargao!

Read here how to get from Surigao City to Siargao!

From Dapa Terminal to General Luna

Just walk outside to the terminal where you will find tricycles. You can share a tricycle 40-50 PHP each. The travel time from Dapa to General Luna is 30-40 minutes.

You can also negotiate a tricycle for 200-300 PHP going from Dapa Terminal to your accommodation in General Luna.

TRANSPORTATION AROUND SIARGAO

There are a lot of transportation in the island available for your disposal. At the Airport you can rent vans going to your hotel. You can rent motorcycles and habal-habal. If you want to experience all about the nature of the Island it is a must to ride the Habal-Habal. To move around Sairgao the most convenient is renting a motorbike for 400 PHP per day.

The roads are fine to ride around the island. If you prefer going by tricycle there are shared tricycle in Dapa and General Luna terminal. Prices are 40 PHP per person. If you are renting a tricycle for a day tour prices can go to 1200-1500 PHP. If you are planning to rent a multicab prices are around 3000 PHP per day and you can accommodate a few people.

WHERE TO STAY IN SIARGAO ISLAND

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This property is 1 minute walk from the beach. Located in General Luna, Aloha Hostel Siargao has barbecue facilities. Featuring a tour desk, this property also provides guests with a restaurant. Free WiFi is included. Guests at the hostel will be able to enjoy activities in and around General Luna, like cycling. 

The shared bathroom is equipped with a shower and free toiletries. Bed in mixed dormitory costs $9 a night while the deluxe room is only $20 a night.

Click here to check their rates and availability!

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This property is 3 minutes walk from the beach. Denaville Resort is located in Santa Monica and has a private beach area and an outdoor swimming pool. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, a shared lounge and room service, along with free WiFi.

The property has airport transportation, while a car rental service is also available. Rooms are complete with a private bathroom equipped with free toiletries, while some rooms also feature a seating area. The resort has a terrace. Their double deluxe room rate starts at $80 a night!

Click here to check for their rates and availability!

NAY PALAD SIARGAO

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Located in General Luna in the Siargao Island Region, Nay Palad Resort offers luxurious accommodations equipped with an outdoor pool and a children’s playground. Rooms has terrace with either sea or garden views, the accommodations feature seating areas and an iPad in each room for guests’ convenience.

The private bathrooms in each unit offers high-pressure shower facilities, bathrobes and toiletries. With access to the private beach area, guests can enjoy complimentary sports and activities such as paddle boarding, kayaking, surfing, island hopping and cycling.

There are also billiards and table tennis facilities, a library, a games room and free massage services. There is an on-site restaurant which offers a special diet menu, and guests can also enjoy meals in the comfort of their rooms with room service. Alternatively, there is also a bar where guests can relax. Price can reach up to 150000 PHP for two night stay.

A funny story how we got invited to stay in Nay Palad! We were enjoying the beach in Malinao close by Nay Palad Resort. And we posted in our Instagram Stories @gamintraveler and the owner contacted us if we would love to go there. For sure we had so much fun taking pictures and enjoying all the comfort at Nay Palad!

Click here to check for their rates and availability!

SIARGAO INN BEACH RESORT

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This property is a 18-minute walk from the beach. Siargao Inn Beach Resort offers accommodations in General Luna. The resort has a private beach area and water sports facilities, and guests can enjoy a meal at the restaurant. Certain units include views of the sea or garden. The rooms are equipped with a private bathroom.

You will find babysitting service at the property. Professional surf lessons can also be arranged. Guests can enjoy various activities in the surroundings, including golfing, snorkeling and fishing. Rooms/units rate starts at $98 a night.

Click here to check for their rates and availability!

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Ruben Arribas is a Spanish traveler who has traveled more than 70+ countries around the world. Now based in the Philippines!

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