Last updated on November 26th, 2023 at 07:01 pm
How to get from Cebu to Bacolod Best Way – You can go by bus, or plane from Cebu to Bacolod and you can book online.
We believe there are many things to do in Bacolod. The city’s rich history and culture not to mention the most delicious chicken inasal that originated in Bacolod.
Bacolod isn’t perfect. I mean, sure, it may not have the most breathtaking sights and the most beautiful landscapes ever. But you will surely keep coming back for more once you visit the place. The “why” is for you to find out. Read here best restaurants in Bacolod and how to get from Dumaguete to Bacolod!
SIM CARD AT CEBU AIRPORT
I wouldn’t recommend you to buy a sim card at Cebu airport. If you wish comfort you can buy eSim online and if you aren’t in a hurry just go around phone shops in the city and compare prices to buy the cheapest sim card in Cebu. Read here Philippines sim card for tourist and best Philippines eSim
WHERE TO STAY IN THE PHILIPPINES
You can get accommodation starting from 800-1000 PHP (less than $20 USD) for a room in a guesthouse. Can you imagen if you are two of you traveling in the Philippines, it will be $10 USD each.
BOOK YOUR TRAVEL INSURANCE
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You can get Safetywing Travel Insurance for Digital Nomads valid for 28 days Safetywing for $50 USD per month with kids until 10 years old included
How to get from Cebu to Bacolod
How to get from Cebu to Bacolod by Flight
If you want to get from Cebu to Bacolod by flight. Cebu Pacific Air and Philippines Airlines offer daily flights from Mactan to Bacolod-Silay Airport.
Cebu to Bacolod flight fare is 1000-1500 PHP for one way. The travel time Cebu to Bacolod by flight is 50 minutes. It will be for sure the fastest way.
HOW TO GET FROM SILAY AIRPORT TO BACOLOD CITY
From Silay airport to Bacolod city you will take a 20-minute van, Grab or taxi ride that will take you to the heart of Bacolod City.
Silay airport to Bacolod City van fare is 150 PHP per person and it will drive you to SM in Bacolod City.
There are also available Grab and taxis. Grab and taxis from Silay airport to Bacolod City. It could be your best option if you are traveling with 2-3 people especially if you are bringing luggage.
Grab prices are around 350-500 PHP. Taxis are available for around 450 PHP. Just choose the option which adapts better to your comfort and budget.
How to get from Cebu to Bacolod by Bus
If you want to get from Cebu to Bacolod by bus. It will be the cheapest option. Cebu to Bacolod fare is 580 PHP and it’s included the Terminal Fee and the ferry ride.
The travel time with Ceres Bus Cebu to Bacolod will be around 8 hours included the ferry ride via San Salvador. You will have to get the bus in North Bus Terminal in Cebu City.
Cebu to Bacolod Ceres Schedule
There are a few buses going from Cebu to Bacolod during the whole day. Buses are running every 1-2 hours. They will from Cebu North Terminal and getting to Bacolod South Terminal.
From Mactan Airport to North Bus Terminal Cebu City
You can go even cheaper if you decide to use public transportation like jeepneys but it will take longer. It can be very affordable by Grab if there are two of you and it will take 20-30 minutes depending on the traffic.
Cebu to Bacolod Ferry
There is no direct ferry from Cebu to Bacolod. You can go from Toledo to San Carlos or Tabuelan to Escalante. It would be the same route that do Ceres Cebu to Bacolod. Book online Cebu to Bacolod ferry ticket!
Lite Ferry Toledo to San Carlos
The travel time Cebu to Bacolod by ferry is 2 hours. There are daily ferries from 4 30 am first one to 9 pm last ferry. The ferries are running every 2-3 hours. Cebu to Bacolod ferry fare is 190 PHP (regular service) with Little Ferry.
FastCat Toledo to San Carlos
Cebu to Bacolod travel time is only one hour with FastCat. The first departure is at 3 am and the last ferry departure is at 7 pm. The ferries are running every 4 hours during the day. Cebu to Bacolod ferry fare is 235 PHP (regular service) with Fast Cat.
Cebu to Bacolod Flight or Bus?
Which option would you choose? Depending on your budget and time. In our opinion in you book online the flights with plenty of time and you go with hand luggage. You can get around 1000 PHP and avoid all the hassle.
If you travel by bus and ferry at night you can save one night of accommodation. But be ready for a long journey of 8-10 hours. And total price can be around 600 PHP.
HOTELS IN BACOLOD CITY
There are over a hundred pension houses and numerous very accommodating hotels in Bacolod City. These accommodations can be found all over town and have easy access to the best tourist spots. Here’s a short list of pension houses, hotels in Bacolod City along with the cost of stay per night:
THE SUITES AT CALLE NUEVA
With breakfast, Wifi and all the comfort that you need for an affordable price: P1000 per night for a single room and P1500 for a double room.
MAINSTREET PENSION HOUSE
Double room (good for 2 persons) – P900 / night
Triple room (good for 3 persons) – P1,200 / night
L’FISHER HOTEL (4-STAR HOTEL)
The pool area with infinity pool is so beautiful. Ideal for a getaway and prices are starting: Rooms per night costs from P2,000.
It’s located close to downtown and these are the prices: Standard room twin (good for 2 persons) – P2,300 / night
Standard room queen (good for 2 persons) – P2,300 / night and Deluxe room twin – P3,200 / night.
SEDA HOTEL (4-STAR HOTEL)
A very modern and new brand in Bacolod: Rooms per night costs from P4,000
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