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Cebu to Camotes Islands: How to Get to Camotes Islands in 2024

Trying to figure out how to get to Camotes Islands from Cebu City? Here are a few ways to go to Camotes Islands from Cebu City, Mactan Airport, and other locations.
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Trying to figure out how to get to Camotes Islands from Cebu City? There are several ways you can go to Camotes Islands if you are coming from Cebu City, Mactan Airport, and other locations.

First, understand that Camotes Islands is a group of islands composed of Pacijan Island, Poro Island, Ponson Island, and an islet called Tulang Diot. Therefore, there are several ports spread across different parts of these islands.

In this guide, I will detail how to go to Camotes Islands from these locations:

  • Danao City to Camotes Islands (Cheapest)
  • Liloan to Camotes Islands (Direct)
  • Cebu City to Camotes Islands (CLOSED)
  • Cebu/Mactan Airport to Camotes Islands (CLOSED)
  • Ormoc City to Camotes Islands
  • Manila to Camotes Islands

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Danao to Camotes: How to Get to Camotes Islands From Danao (Cheapest Route)

  1. Take a taxi to Cebu North Bus Terminal. Fare is 150-350 PHP (~3-7 USD), depending on where you are coming from.
  2. Take any northbound Ceres Liner bus and tell the driver/conductor to drop you off at Danao Port. Fare is 70 PHP (~1.5 USD). Travel time is 45-60 minutes, depending on the traffic.
  3. Buy your ticket (see pricing and schedule below), pay the 5 PHP (~0.01 USD) terminal fee, and wait for boarding. Travel time is 2 hours.
  4. Take a habal-habal/tricycle from Consuelo Port to your hotel. Fare is 50 PHP (~1 USD) per person or 150 PHP (~3 USD) for the entire habal-habal/tricycle.
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Danao to Camotes Jomalia Ferry Schedule 2023 and Vice Versa

PASSENGER TRIPS SCHEDULE
Danao Port to Consuelo Port5:30 (Monday-Saturday)
8:30 (Sunday)
11:30 (Daily)
2:30 (Daily)
5:30 (Sunday)
8:00 (Monday-Saturday)
Consuelo Port to Danao Port6:30 (Monday-Saturday)
8:30 (Sunday)
11:30 (Daily)
2:30 (Daily)
5:30 Monday-Saturday)

Danao to Camotes Fare 2023 and Vice Versa

ECONOMY FAREAIRCON FARE
Adult220 PHP (~4.5 USD)250 PHP (~5 USD)
Minor (3-10 years old)110 PHP (~2 USD)125 PHP (~2.5 USD)
Senior/PWD157 PHP (~3 USD)179 PHP (~3.5 USD)
Student176 PHP (~3.5 USD)200 PHP (~4 USD)

Liloan to Camotes: How to Get to Camotes Islands from Cebu City (Direct)

  1. Go to Cebu North Bus Terminal near SM City Cebu.
  2. Take a Ceres Line bus bound for Camotes Islands. Fare is 130 PHP (~2.5 USD). Travel time is 30-45 minutes.
  3. At Pier 88 in Liloan, bus passengers will still have to get off the bus to pay their ferry fare and terminal fee. The regular fare is 360 PHP (~7 USD) for RORO ferries and 600 PHP (~12 USD) for fastcraft.

For more details, check out our Liloan to Camotes Ferry Schedule and Fare Guide in 2023!

(CLOSED) Cebu City to Camotes: How to Get to Camotes Islands From Cebu (Fastest and Most Convenient Route)

  1. Take a taxi to Cebu Pier 1. Fare is 150-350 PHP (~3-7 USD), depending on your pickup point.
  2. Buy an Oceanjet ticket just outside Pier 1 (see pricing and schedule below). You may also book your ticket here.
  3. Proceed to the terminal, pay the 25 PHP (~0.5 USD) terminal fee, and wait for boarding. Trip to Camotes from Cebu takes 2 hours.
  4. At Poro Port, take a habal-habal/tricycle from Poro Port to your hotel. Fare is 50 PHP (~1 USD) per person or 150 PHP (~3 USD) for the entire habal-habal/tricycle.

Oceanjet Cebu to Camotes Ferry Schedule 2023 and Vice Versa

SCHEDULE
Cebu Pier 1 to Poro Port, Camotes6:00 am (Monday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
Poro Port, Camotes to Cebu Pier 18:00 am(Monday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday)

Oceanjet Fare Cebu to Camotes 2023 and Vice Versa

FARE
Open-air880 PHP (~16 USD)
Tourist class880 PHP (~16 USD)
Business class1,280 PHP (~23 USD)

(CLOSED) Cebu Airport to Camotes: How to Get to Camotes Islands From Mactan Airport or Lapu Lapu City

  1. Take a taxi to Mactan Wharf. Fare is 120 (~2 USD). Travel time is 10 minutes.
  2. Buy your ticket (see pricing and schedule below), pay the terminal fee, and wait for boarding.
  3. Take a habal-habal/tricycle from Consuelo Port to your hotel. Fare is 50 PHP (~1 USD) per person or 150 PHP (~3 USD) for the entire habal-habal/tricycle.

Jomalia Fastcraft Mactan to Camotes Schedule 2023 and Vice Versa

SCHEDULE
Mactan Marina Wharf to Consuelo Port, Camotes8:00 (Daily)
12:00 (Daily)
Consuelo Port, Camotes to Mactan Marina Wharf10:00 (Daily)
4:00 (Daily)

Jomalia Fastcraft Mactan to Camotes Fare 2023 and Vice Versa

ECONOMY FAREAIRCON FARE
Adult500 PHP (~10 USD)500 PHP (~10 USD)
Minor (3-10 years old)250 PHP (~5 USD)250 PHP (~5 USD)
Senior/PWD360 PHP (~7 USD)360 PHP (~7 USD)
Student400 PHP (~7 USD)400 PHP (~7 USD)

Ormoc to Camotes: How to Get to Camotes Islands From Ormoc City

  1. Take a tricycle/jeepney to Ormoc Port. Fare is 50-100 PHP (~1-2 USD).
  2. Buy your ticket (see pricing and schedule below), pay the terminal fee, and wait for boarding.
  3. Take a habal-habal/tricycle from Jagutapay Port to your hotel. Fare is 100-150 PHP (~2-3 USD). Travel time is 30 minutes.
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Jomalia Ormoc to Camotes (via Tudela) Ferry Schedule 2023 and Vice Versa

SCHEDULE
Ormoc Port to Jagutapay Port, Tudela, Camotes5:30 am (Daily)
Jagutapay Port, Tudela, Camotes to Ormoc Port7:30 am (Daily)

Jomalia Ormoc to Camotes (via Tudela) Fare 2023 and Vice Versa

ECONOMY FAREAIRCON FARE
Adult200 PHP (~4 USD)220 PHP (~4.5 USD)
Minor (3-10 years old)100 PHP (~2 USD)110 PHP (~2.5 USD)
Senior/PWD160 PHP (~3 USD)175 PHP (~3.5 USD)
Student170 PHP (~3.5 USD)190 PHP (~4 USD)

Manila to Camotes: How to Get to Camotes Islands From Manila

  1. Fly from Manila Airport to Cebu Airport. Airfare costs around 2,000-4,000 PHP (~40-80 USD). Travel time is 1 hour.
  2. Take a taxi to Mactan Wharf. Fare is 120 (~2 USD). Travel time is 10 minutes.
  3. Buy your ticket (see pricing and schedule here), pay the terminal fee, and wait for boarding.
  4. Take a habal-habal/tricycle from Consuelo Port to your hotel. Fare is 50 PHP (~1 USD) per person or 150 PHP (~3 USD) for the entire habal-habal/tricycle.
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That’s all for now on how to get to Camotes Islands from Cebu City and other points. I hope this has helped you.

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Mario Manlupig
Mario Manlupig

Mario is the Founder of CEBU INSIDER. In March 2018, he left his full-time job at the Philippines' biggest TV network and became a digital nomad, traveling all over the country until the pandemic happened. He now calls Cebu City his home.

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