Transport options for getting to Padre Burgos are varied. The information below is subject to change by the various service providers.
Philippines Airlines and Cebu Pacific fly to Cebu, Tacloban and Ormoc. A V-hire (multi-hire van) can be arranged in Tacloban and Ormoc to drive you directly here.
From Cebu, a ferry to Maasin (the closest town), Hilongos or Ormoc is needed.
All ferry options from Cebu can be found here, however the two main service providers are listed below.
Roble Shipping* offers the most frequent transportation from Cebu to Hilongos, Leyte with a bus connections to Padre Burgos. Departures are at noon and 9pm daily (please note that fares and schedules can and do change without notice). Tourist-class on the ferries start at 370Php.
When booking your ticket, be sure to book your bus ticket (100Php). The bus will drop you in the centre of town.
Roble Shipping also has a daily 10pm service to Ormoc. Tourist-class tickets are 520Php.
Cokaliong Shipping Lines* run ferries from Cebu to Maasin on Monday, Wednesday and Friday (Dep 7:00pm, Arr midnight/1:00am), and Sunday (Dep 12noon, Arr 6pm). Tourist-class tickets cost 625Php.
Maasin is 30 minutes from Padre Burgos, and multi-cabs frequently depart near the ferry terminal (green pin), ask around and someone will help you or see the map below.
Local transport generally stops at nightfall. For late night ferry arrivals, 3 clean and safe accommodation option are also listed on the map (red pins).
We also offer private pick up, rates on request.
View Maasin city in a larger map
Cokaliong also run from Surigao to Maasin, please look at the schedule.
The Supercat* runs daily from Cebu to Ormoc, please check their schedule. The trip takes about 2:20 hours. A V-hire from Ormoc takes about 3 hours or private pickup is available (prices on request).
Other ferry companies, such as Kinswell, run from Cebu to Hilongos.
We look forward to meeting you!
*Please be sure to confirm travel days and departure times with your chosen service provider.
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