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How to Go to Bantayan Island in Cebu

Sojourners! It’s summertime once again!

Still looking for a place to have fun and adventure? Why not visit Bantayan Island in Cebu?

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Bantayan Island is one of the favorites and popular destinations in Cebu for summer months. 


Bantayan Island is famous for its wide white sand beaches lined with coconut trees and its amazing blue sea water.


Situated at the West of the Northern end of Cebu, Philippines, Bantayan Island is a wonderful place for unwinding and relaxation.


Traveling to Bantayan Island is so easy and convenient because of the direct schedule of Ceres Bus from Cebu North Bus Terminal to Bantayan Island and vice versa. The terminal, located in Subangdaku, Mandaue City is the main hub for vans, minibusses, and buses plying for the Northern Cebu routes.

How to go to Cebu Bus Terminal

Coming from Cebu City, you can ride a taxi or a jeepney with OIK number which will pass Colon St., Cebu City going to SM City, then passing North Bus Terminal to its final destination Park Mall, Mandaue City.

If you are from Mactan Airport, you can take a taxi to the North Bus Terminal. Or, you can ride in an airport multicab going to Mactan Marina Mall. Opposite Marina Mall, take PUJ/multi-cabs going to Mandaue City. Disembark opposite Colegio de la Inmaculada Concepcion in A. Del Rosario St.,  Mandaue City. From there, ride a jeepney with 21A number which will pass Cebu North Bus Terminal in going to SM City, Cebu.

Direct Ceres Bus Trip to Bantayan Island

Going via the direct Ceres Bus travel to Bantayan means less hassle as you will not be disembarking at Hagnaya Port and transfer to the ferry. This is also more convenient for travelers who have a lot of baggage or for those who are in a large group or when you have children with you.


Ceres Bus Liner Updated Daily Trip Schedules



All Schedules may change without prior notice

Ceres Bus Fare Rate:  Php230.00 

Boat Fare: Php180.00

Other Traveling Options in Going to Bantayan Island

In case you cannot catch up the Ceres Bus Schedule, you may take these options in going to Hagnaya Port where you will take a ferry crossing to Sta. Fe Port in Bantayan Island.

  • riding a van for hire from Cebu North Bus Terminal to Hagnaya Port
  • riding a taxi
  • riding other bus transit like Rough Riders or Cebu Autobus
  • or simply by riding a private car

Ferry Boat Schedules  Hagnaya to Sta. Fe, Bantayan Island, and Vice Versa

Super Shuttle Ferry Daily Trip Schedules and Fares

Hagnaya to Sta. Fe, Bantayan Island

  • Morning Schedule: 4:00 AM/7:00 AM/8:00 AM and 10:30 AM
  • Afternoon Schedule: 12:30 PM/2:30 PM and 4:30 PM

Sta. Fe, Bantayan Island  to Hagnaya Wharf

  • Morning Schedule: 6:00 AM/8:30 AM and 10:30 AM
  • Afternoon Schedule: 12:30 PM/2:30 PM/4:30 PM and 6:00 PM

Passenger  Rates: Adult-Php180.00/Kids-Php90.00/Seniors and Students-Php144.00

Cargo Rates: Motorbikes-Php500-Php700.00/Car-Php1, 270.00/Van & SUV-Php1, 850.00/Truck-Php3, 500.00

Island Shipping Lines Daily Departure Schedules and Ticket Rates

Hagnaya to Sta. Fe Wharf

  • Morning Schedule: 3:00 AM/5:00 AM/6:30AM/9:30 AM and 11:30 AM
  • Afternoon Schedule: 1:30 PM/3:30 PM and 5:30 PM

Sta. Fe to Hagnaya Wharf

  • Morning Schedule: 5:00 AM/7:30 AM/9:30 AM and 11:30 AM
  • Afternoon Schedule: 1:30 PM/3:30 PM and 5:30 PM

Ferry Boat Passenger Fares: Adult-Php180.00/Kids-Php90.00/Seniors/Students-Php144.00

*Note: Senior Citizens fare usually only applies to residents of the Philippines with a valid Senior Citizens ID. Tourists normally cannot qualify for this discount.

Ferry schedules are subject to change without prior notice.

Please be advised that it is much better to arrive in Hagnaya Port before 3:00 pm to make sure you can catch on one of the last boats leaving for the day.

If you have questions and clarifications please contact directly the ticket booths below:

Hagnaya Ticket Booth at phone: +63 0919-525-1388

Santa Fe Ticket Booth: +63 918-704-7196

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