Ferry Schedules

Cokaliong has trips every week from Cebu City to Calbayog City and vice versa. The ports for this route are the Cebu City Pier 1 and the Calbayog City Port in Samar. The ships for this route is the MV Filipinas Butuan, MV Filipinas Surigao del Norte, and MV Filipinas Dapitan.

Cebu to Calbayog

Cebu City
Departure Time
Calbayog City
Arrival Time
7:00 PM (Wednesday)5:00 AM (Thursday)
7:00 PM (Saturday)6:00 AM (Sunday)

Calbayog to Cebu

Calbayog City
Departure Time
Cebu City
Arrival Time
7:00 PM (Sunday)6:00 AM (Monday)
7:00 PM (Thursday)5:00 AM (Friday)

The ferry from Cebu City will depart at 7:00 PM every Wednesday and Saturday. From Calbayog City, the ferry will depart at 7:00 PM every Sunday and Thursday. The RORO ships can transport both passengers and vehicles.


Travel Time

The estimated ferry travel time between Cebu and Calbayog for Cokaliong is 10-11 hours.

Fare Rates


The passenger fare depends on the type of accommodation that you choose and the shipping vessel for that date.

MV Filipinas Dapitan

AccommodationDeck/RoomFare Rate
EconomyDeck A, Deck B₱1,080.00
CabinLiloy (Good for 4),
Sindangan (Good for 4),
Polanco (Good for 4)
Suite RoomRoxas (Good for 2),
Mutia (Good for 2),
Katipunan (Good for 2)

MV Filipinas Butuan

AccommodationDeck/RoomFare Rate
CabinNASIPIT (Good for 12),
STA. JOSEFA (Good for 12),
ESPERANZA (Good for 12),
SIBAGAT (Good for 8),
ROSARIO (Good for 10),
TALACOGON (Good for 10)
Suite RoomCARMEN (Good for 2),
BUENAVISTA (Good for 2)
Suite RoomBAYUGAN (Good for 3),
MAGALLANES (Good for 3)

MV Filipinas Surigao del Norte

AccommodationDeck/RoomFare Rate
EconomyDeck 2 Claver, Deck A Mainit₱1,080.00
LobbySan Francisco₱1,100.00
LoungeAlegria , Alegria (S)₱1,140.00
TouristPlacer, Malimono₱1,240.00
CabinTagana-an (Good for 6)₱1,350.00
Suite RoomGigaquit (Good for 2),
Sison (Good for 2)
Suite RoomBacuag (Good for 4),
Tubod (Good for 4)


Passengers traveling with private vehicles, please refer to the contact numbers provided in this article for the vehicle tariff rates.


Travel Requirements

Below are the travel requirements when traveling during the pandemic. If you are vaccinated already, please always bring your vaccination card or vaccination certificate even if it is a requirement or not.

Inbound Cebu City

  • Valid ID
  • Vaccination Card
  • FOR NOT VACCINATED: Negative PCR RT-PCR Result valid within 72 hours OR Negative Antigen/Saliva Result valid within 48 hours

Inbound Cebu Province

  • Valid ID
  • Vaccination Card
  • FOR NOT VACCINATED: Medical Certificate issued with 24 hours upon arrival

Inbound Calbayog

  • Vaccination Card
  • FOR NOT VACCINATED: Letter of Acceptance and Negative RT-PCR Result valid within 72 hours OR 14-day Quarantine at the IATF Isolation Facility

For the full list of travel requirements by Cokaliong, please see our Cokaliong Shipping Travel Requirements article.

Booking & Reservation

You can book your tickets for a future trip by purchasing them from the nearest Cokaliong ticketing office or through licensed ticketing agents. However, if you are in a hurry, you can also book a flight from Cebu to Calbayog and vice versa where the travel time is only an hour.


Contact Information

For those with questions or inquiries about the trip, here is the contact number and email address of Cokaliong.

Related Trips


Cokaliong has weekly trips between Cebu and Calbayog. The ferry will depart from Cebu City every Wednesday and Saturday at 7:00 PM while the ferry from Calbayog City will depart every Sunday and Thursday at 7:00 PM. The total travel time is 10-11 hours. The cheapest passenger fare is ₱1,080.00.

About Cokaliong

Cokaliong is a famous RORO ferry service in the Philippines, especially in the Visayas and Mindanao regions. Their ships can transport both passengers and vehicles. Their list of destinations includes Cebu, Cagayan de Oro, Calbayog, Dapitan, Dumaguete, Iligan, Iloilo, Jagna, Maasin, Masbate, Nasipit, Ozamis, Palompon, and Surigao.


For the full list of routes by Cokaliong, check out the Cokaliong page.

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