CEBU to ILOILO / ILOILO to CEBU Ferry Schedules and Fares

Here you can find the ferry schedules and fares for Cebu to Iloilo and Iloilo to Cebu. This is a direct trip from the port of Cebu to the port of Iloilo that will take around 12 hours. The ships are called MV Filipinas Ozamis and MV Filipinas Nasipit which are both owned by Cokaliong Shipping Lines, a popular transportation company in the Visayas region. If you are from Cebu City, the boat will depart at Pier 1.

Cebu City Pier 1
Cebu City Pier 1

The ferry trip from Cebu City to Iloilo is only available on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday. While the ferry trip from Iloilo to Cebu City is only available on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Since there are only a limited number of trips per week, try to book your tickets ahead of time. The total travel time is 12 hours and the total fare depends on which accommodation you choose. The minimum fare is ₱930.00.

COKALIONG FERRY SCHEDULES

CEBU TO ILOILO

CEBU CITY PIER 1 to ILOILO PORT
TRAVEL TIME: 12 hours
DEPARTURE FERRY
7:00 PM (Tue)
6:00 PM (Wed)
7:00 PM (Thu)
7:00 PM (Sat)
MV Filipinas Ozamis
MV Filipinas Nasipit
MV Filipinas Ozamis
MV Filipinas Ozamis
Estimated arrival time at Iloilo for Ozamis is 7:30 AM while for Nasipit it’s 6:00 AM.

ILOILO TO CEBU

ILOILO PORT to CEBU CITY PIER 1
TRAVEL TIME: 12 hours
DEPARTURE FERRY
7:00 PM (Sun)
7:00 PM (Wed)
7:00 PM (Thu)
7:00 PM (Fri)
MV Filipinas Ozamis
MV Filipinas Ozamis
MV Filipinas Nasipit
MV Filipinas Ozamis
Estimated arrival time at Cebu for Ozamis is 7:30 AM while for Nasipit it’s 7:00 AM.

Accommodation & Rates

Here are the rates and fares for the different types of accommodation available. The accommodation and number of rooms are different between MV Filipinas Ozamis and MV Filipinas Nasipit.

M/V Filipinas Nasipit Kitcharao Cabin (Image from Cokaliong website)
M/V Filipinas Nasipit Kitcharao Cabin (Image from Cokaliong website)

MV Filipinas Ozamis

MV Filipinas Ozamis Rates
Accommodation Deck/Room Fare
Economy Deck A/Aloran,
Deck B/Pana-on
₱930.00
Lounge Oroquita ₱965.00
Tourist Clarin,
Jimenez
₱1,030.00
Suite Room Plaridel (Good for 2),
Tudela (Good for 2)
₱2,760.00

MV Filipinas Nasipit

MV Filipinas Nasipit Rates
Accommodation Deck/Room Fare
Economy Deck A/Butuan,
Deck B/Aclan
₱930.00
Tourist Amontay,
Bunawan
₱1,030.00
Business Class Camagong – Lower Beds,
Camagong – Upper Beds
₱1,080.00
Cabin Jabonga (Good for 8),
Jaguimitan (Good for 10),
Culit (Good for 8),
Ata-atahon (Good for 14),
Cubi-cubi (Good for 8)
₱1,150.00
Cabin Loreto (Good for 4),
Kitcharao (Good for 4),
La Paz (Good for 4),
Punta (Good for 4),
Kinabjangan (Good for 4),
Las Nieves (Good for 4)
₱1,210.00
Cabin Talisay (Good for 2),
San Luis (Good for 2),
Santiago (Good for 2),
Santa Ana (Good for 2)
₱2,530.00
Suite Room Veruela (Good for 2) ₱2,760.00
Suite Room Triangulo (Good for 3) ₱4,140.00
M/V Filipinas Nasipit Aclan Economy (Image from Cokaliong website)
M/V Filipinas Nasipit Aclan Economy (Image from Cokaliong website)

Booking

You can either buy the tickets at the pier or at different ticket outlets/agencies associated with Cokaliong. It’s always best to book ahead of time especially during the holidays.

Cokaliong Offices

Cebu Main Office

Address: Cokaliong Tower, Serging Osmena Ave., Bgy. NRA, Cebu City, Cebu
Contact number: (032) 232-7211
Office hours: Monday to Saturday 8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Iloilo Agency Office

Address: PPA Terminal Bldg., Bgy. Fort San Pedro, Iloilo City, Iloilo
Contact numbers: 09103576739 / (033) 509-3333
Office hours: Monday to Sunday 8:30 AM-7:00 PM

Alternative Route

If you missed the ferry or wish for an alternative way of traveling from Cebu to Iloilo and vice versa other than buying a plane ticket, then there is the option of land travel via Negros Island, specifically through Bacolod City.

For those coming from Cebu, there are buses at the Cebu North Bus Terminal that will travel to Bacolod. Head for the Bacolod port and then ride the ferry to Iloilo. For those coming from Iloilo, there are also buses from Bacolod to Cebu City. If you wish to know more, check out these related articles:

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