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Cebu to Bohol Ferry Guide: Tickets, Shipping Lines & Schedule

Bohol is one of our go-to beach getaways outside Cebu. It’s just a two-hour Cebu to Bohol ferry ride, so traveling is not so butt-numbing for us unlike going to Bantayan Island, which could take up to five hours of land trip.

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Chocolate Hills
Chocolate Hills | Photo credit: Ninia Rose Nava

If you are planning a trip to Bohol soon, you should know that the main mode of transport going there, especially after exploring the Cebu tourist spots, is by ferry. So, we made this Cebu to Bohol ferry guide for your reference.

Cebu to Bohol ferry tickets

So, how much is the ferry from Cebu to Bohol? A one-way Cebu to Bohol ferry ticket could range from ₱330 to ₱1,200, depending on your route, shipping line, and accommodation type (economy, tourist, or business). See the latest Cebu to Bohol ferry ticket prices below:

Cebu to Bohol ferry fares 2023

Ferry from Cebu to Tagbilaran City, Bohol

Shipping Line Travel Time Economy Class Tourist Class Business Class
OceanJet 2 hrs ₱800 ₱800 ₱1,200
Lite Ferries 4 hrs ₱370 ₱520  

Ferry from Cebu to Tubigon, Bohol

Shipping Line Travel Time Economy Class Tourist Class Business Class
Lite Ferries 2 hrs ₱330 ₱390 ₱450
FastCat 1 hr, 30 mins ₱330 (+₱2 admin fee) ₱740 (+₱4 admin fee)
MV Star Crafts 1 hr ₱375 ₱425

Ferry from Cebu to Getafe, Bohol

Shipping Line Travel Time Economy Class Tourist Class Business Class
OceanJet 1 hr, 15 mins ₱450 ₱450 ₱800

*Do note that Cebu to Bohol ferry fares are still subject to change so we recommend that you visit the respective shipping lines’ official websites for the most updated rates.

See list of official websites below:

Tip: Both Cebu and Bohol are top travel destinations in the Philippines, so ferry tickets could easily get sold out if you buy on the spot. It’s best to get your Cebu to Bohol ferry tickets online to secure your passenger seats ahead of time.

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Shipping lines and schedule

Fastcraft

There are two major shipping lines that will take you from Cebu to Bohol and vice versa via fastcraft. This is the fastest and most convenient way of getting from Cebu to Bohol or Bohol to Cebu, which is just approximately two hours.

OceanJet

OceanJet - Cebu to Bohol ferry
Photo credit: OceanJet Official FB Page

Founded in 1995, OceanJet is a fully owned Filipino company, which operates high-speed crafts in Luzon and Visayas including Cebu and Bohol. When we go to Bohol, this is always our first choice of transport as it’s already a trusted shipping company in the region.

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OceanJet Ports in Cebu and Bohol:
Cebu: Pier 1 of Cebu Port
Bohol: Tagbilaran City Port and Port of Getafe

OceanJet Cebu to Bohol ferry schedule (daily)
Cebu to Tagbilaran Tagbilaran to Cebu
6am 6am
7am 7.05am
8.20am 8.20am
9.20am 9.20am
10.40am 10.40am
11.40am 11.40am
1pm 1pm
2pm 2pm
3.20pm 3.20pm
4.20pm 4.20pm
5.40pm 5.40pm

*See updated list of OceanJet routes and schedule.

SuperCat

SuperCat St. Nuriel
Photo credit: SuperCat Official Website

Founded in 1994, SuperCat is another shipping company operating high-speed watercraft across the Philippines including Cebu and Bohol. However, as of writing, their Cebu-Bohol route is currently unavailable. But do check their online updates from time to time.

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SuperCat Ports in Cebu and Bohol:
Cebu: Pier 1 of Cebu Port
Bohol: Tagbilaran City Port

*See complete list of SuperCat routes and schedules.

Roll-on/Roll-off (Ro-Ro)

If you intend to take your private vehicle to cross Bohol from Cebu and vice versa, you can take the Ro-Ro vessel. It takes about four hours from Cebu City to Bohol’s Tagbilaran City.

Lite Ferries

Lite Ferries - Cebu to Bohol ferry
Photo credit: Lite Ferries Official Website

Established in 1990, Lite Shipping Corporation is a Cebu-based shipping line that operates Lite Ferries, which pioneered Ro-Ro routes across the Visayas and Mindanao including Cebu and Bohol. It envisions to be the best passenger and cargo Ro-Ro service provider in the Philippines.

Life Ferries Ports in Cebu and Bohol:
Cebu: Pier 3 of Cebu Port
Bohol: Tagbilaran City Port and Tubigon Port

Lite Ferries Cebu to Bohol ferry schedule (Cebu-Tagbilaran v.v.)
Cebu Departure Tagbilaran Arrival
1pm 5pm
10pm 2am
Cebu Departure Tubigon Arrival
11.59pm 3.59am
11.59am 3.59pm
Lite Ferries Cebu to Bohol ferry schedule (Cebu-Tubigon v.v.)
Cebu Departure Tubigon Arrival
1am 3am
7am 9am
10am 12pm
1pm 3pm
4pm 6pm
7pm 9pm
10pm 12am
11.59pm 2.59am
Tubigon Departure Cebu Arrival
4am 6am
7am 9am
10am 12pm
1pm 3pm
4pm 6pm
7pm 9pm
10pm 12am

*See updated list of Life Ferries routes and schedule.

FastCat

FastCat - Cebu to Bohol ferry
Photo credit: FastCat Official Website

Founded in 2003, FastCat is a Manila-based shipping line that has a fleet of cargo and passenger Ro-Ro vessels across the Philippines including Cebu and Bohol. It has a Ro-Ro route from Cebu to Tubigon, Bohol.

FastCat Ports in Cebu and Bohol:
Cebu: Pier 3 of Cebu Port
Bohol: Tubigon Port

FastCat Cebu to Bohol ferry schedule (Cebu-Tubigon v.v.)
Cebu Departure Tubigon Arrival
1.30am 3am
7.30am 9am
10.30am 12pm
1.30pm 3pm
5.30pm 7pm
8pm 9.30pm
10.30pm 12am
Tubigon Departure Cebu Arrival
5am 6.30am
7.30am 9am
10.30am 12pm
1.30pm 3pm
5.30pm 7pm
8pm 9.30pm
10.30pm 12am

*See complete list of FastCat routes and schedule.

Which pier is Cebu to Bohol?

Pier 1 of Cebu Port
Pier 1 of Cebu Port | Photo credit: Cebu Port Authority Official FB Page

Cebu to Bohol fastcraft ferries like OceanJet depart from Pier 1 of Cebu Port in Cebu City and arrive at the Tagbilaran City Port and Getafe Port in Bohol. Ro-Ro vessels like Lite Ferries and FastCat depart from Pier 3 of Cebu Port and arrive at Tagbilaran City Port and Tubigon Port.

To give you an idea on what it’s like to ride the ferry to Bohol, watch our Amorita Resort video below:

Friendly reminders

  • If you buy your ferry ticket online, you have to print it since seaports in the Philippines will require you to show the physical ticket.
  • Bring valid IDs since they may be checked for verification purposes.
  • Be sure to read the respective shipping lines’ social media pages for any updates on weather conditions, changes in schedule, or other important announcements.

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We hope this Cebu to Bohol ferry guide will help you in navigating these two beautiful tourist destinations in the Philippines. Have fun!

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