How to Get to Siquijor from Cebu City

Cebu to Siquijor: How to Get to Siquijor from Cebu City in 2024

Heading to Siquijor soon via Cebu City? You have 3 options to get there. Find out how to get to Siquijor from Cebu City.
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Heading to Siquijor soon via Cebu City? Find out how to get to Siquijor from Cebu City.

Siquijor is an island province farther south of Cebu known for its idyllic countryside vibe. Although Siquijor is not as touristy as Oslob or Moalboal in Cebu, Siquijor has a lot to offer.

Before anything else, check out our South Cebu Itinerary for 2 Days if you are gearing up for your trip to Badian and Moalboal. If you are looking to explore the best of South Cebu, read our South Cebu Itinerary for 6 Days and 5 Nights.

Cambugahay Falls in Siquijor
Cambugahay Falls in Lazi, Siquijor

How to Get to Siquijor from Cebu City

You have 3 options to go to Siquijor from Cebu City: via a direct trip, via Liloan Port, and via Dumaguete City.

Option #1: Direct Ferry Trip from Cebu City to Siquijor

This is the fastest and most convenient option since it’s a direct trip from Cebu City Pier 1 to Larena Port in Siquijor.

  1. Go to Cebu Pier 1 and get a ticket. Oceanjet Fastcraft takes 4 hours and costs 1,200 PHP (~22 USD). Lite Shipping takes 9 hours and costs 500 PHP (~9 USD).
  2. Take a habal-habal/tricycle to your hotel. If you stay in San Juan, chartering a habal-habal/tricycle to Siquijor town would cost 200-250 PHP (~4-5 USD) and San Juan would cost 400-500 PHP (~8-10 USD) for the whole trip.

NOTE: Oceanjet and Lite Ferries have scheduled direct trips from Pier 1 in Cebu City to Larena Pier in Siquijor.

Option #2: Via Liloan Port (Bus + Ferry)

Liloan Port is located in Santander on the southernmost tip of Cebu Island. It takes 1 bus and 1 ferry ride to get to Siquijor via this route.

This is the most affordable way to get to Siquijor from Cebu City. However, this port does not have daily trips to Siquijor and the ferry schedule might not fit yours.

  1. Go to Cebu South Bus Terminal. Take a Ceres Liner bus bound for Siquijor. Fare is 466 PHP (~9 USD) if you get off in Maria town or 369 PHP (~7 USD) if you get off in Siquijor town. Travel time is 4 hours.
  2. Ceres Liner buses still hop on the roro. You still need to pay the ferry fare at Maayo Shipping’s ticket booth. Fare is 275 PHP (~5 USD). Travel time is 1 hour and 30 minutes.
  3. Take a habal-habal/tricycle to your hotel. If you stay in San Juan, chartering a habal-habal/tricycle to Siquijor town would cost 200-250 PHP (~4-5 USD) and San Juan would cost 400-500 PHP (~8-10 USD) for the whole trip.

NOTE: Maayo Shipping has scheduled trips from Liloan, Santander to Larena, Siquijor and from Larena to Bato Port in Samboan.

Option #3: Via Dumaguete City (Bus + Ferry + Ferry)

Dumaguete is part of Negros Island, a different island south of Cebu. It takes 1 bus and 2 ferry rides to get to Siquijor.

This is the most flexible option since Dumaguete Port has multiple trips to Siquijor.

  1. Go to Cebu South Bus Terminal. Take a Ceres Liner bus bound for Bato via Oslob. Tell the driver/conductor to drop you off at Liloan Port in Santander. Fare is 318 PHP (~6 USD). Travel time is 4 hours.
  2. Take a ferry to Sibulan Port. Fare is 150 PHP (~3 USD). Travel time is 30 minutes.
  3. Take a habal-habal/tricycle to Dumaguete Port. Fare is 150 PHP (~3 USD) for the entire trip. Travel time is 10 minutes.
  4. Take a ferry to Siquijor Port. Fare is 215 PHP (~4 USD). Travel time is 1 hour.
  5. Take a habal-habal/tricycle to your hotel. If you stay in San Juan, chartering a habal-habal/tricycle to Siquijor town would cost 200-250 PHP (~4-5 USD) and San Juan would cost 400-500 PHP (~8-10 USD) for the whole trip.

How to Get to Siquijor from Dumaguete City

  1. Go to Dumaguete Port.
  2. Take a ferry to Siquijor Port. Fare is 215 PHP (~4 USD). Travel time is 1 hour.
  3. Take a habal-habal/tricycle to your hotel. If you stay in San Juan, chartering a habal-habal/tricycle to Siquijor town would cost 200-250 PHP (~4-5 USD) and San Juan would cost 400-500 PHP (~8-10 USD) for the whole trip.

How to Get to Siquijor from Bohol

  1. If you are within Tagbilaran City, take a tricycle to Tagbilaran Port. Fare is 30 PHP (~0.5 USD). If you are coming from Panglao Island, take a habal-habal/tricycle. Fare is 200 PHP (~4 USD) for the whole trip. Alternatively, you can wait for jeepneys going to Tagbilaran. Fare is 30 PHP (~0.5 USD).
  2. Buy your ticket. If you are taking Oceanjet, the ticket booth is right outside the port. Tell your driver to drop you off at Oceanjet’s ticket booth, which is about 300 meters from the port’s main entrance. If you are traveling during holidays, best to book a ticket in advance. Check out Bohol to Siquijor Ferry and Fare Schedule!
  3. Take a habal-habal/tricycle to your hotel. If you stay in San Juan, chartering a habal-habal/tricycle to Siquijor town would cost 200-250 PHP (~4-5 USD) and San Juan would cost 400-500 PHP (~8-10 USD) for the whole trip.

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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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