With air travel being the fastest way to get to Cebu, the Mactan International Airport serves as the country’s second major air hub (NAIA being the first). Serving regular domestic flights between Cebu and other destinations around the Philippine archipelago, the airport is a perfect jump-off for the more adventurous who wants to explore more of the country’s offerings at a speed.
In addition to daily flights to and from Manila, Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific Air, two of the country’s major airlines, also operate regular flights between Cebu to several cities in Mindanao and the Visayas regions.
With several shipping companies operating ferry routes between Cebu City to several key cities in Mindanao, Visayas and Manila, traveling by sea is also a convenient option. Served by super-speed catamarans and Ro-Ro ferries, island hopping to and from the city of Cebu is a ‘not-to-be missed but must-do’ activity in your itinerary.
Cokaliong Shipping Lines, Trans-Asia Shipping Lines, George and Peter Shipping Lines are the major shipping companies serving ferry routes between Cebu to other key cities in Mindanao and Visayas regions.
Getting Around Cebu
The most popular way in getting around Cebu is by jeepneys and taxis. With taxis being the most convenient way to get around the city, the jeepneys are the main mode of transort in Cebu. So wherever you are in Cebu, there’s no chance not seeing colourful jeepneys picking up and dropping off commuters – jeepneys are everywhere!
Grab Taxi is also available in Cebu City. So for the most convenient way to get around Cebu, get your fingers moving, tap the app in your phone and experience the convenience to hail a taxi.
Buses are the main mode of transport when going to towns far north and south of the city. Heading to towns north of the city? Get a north bound bus at the North Bus Terminal. South bound? Take a bus that heads south of the city at the South Bus Terminal. Take note, North Bus Terminal and South Bus Terminal are cities apart. North Bus Terminal is in Mandaue City, South Bus Terminal is in Cebu City.