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CERES BUS Schedule for Dumaguete to Cebu and Cebu to Dumaguete

This is the latest daily bus schedule of Ceres Buses for 2018 for the route Dumaguete City to Cebu City, and vice versa. All buses come with aircon.

This is the recommended way to travel the two islands with less hassle, since you are assured that you will be able to ride the ferry once you secure your seat in the bus.

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Procedure: Passengers ride the bus and disembark at the designated port, pay for the ferry tickets and sail, gets back on the Ceres bus once ferry reaches destination, and continue the journey to the bus terminal.

Check here for schedules of Maayo Shipping Lines for Bato to Tampi and Liloan to Sibulan routes. We will try our best to gather info on cargo and freight charges on this roro vessel.

ceres bus schedule dumaguete to cebu

Schedules: Ceres Bacolod to Cebu and Cebu to Bacolod
(via Don Salvador / Toledo, via Escalante / Tabuelan, via Escalante / San Carlos / Toledo)

ROUTE:  Ceres Bus Dumaguete City to Cebu City Daily Schedule

For Ceres bus from Dumaguete going Cebu City first trip is at 3:15 AM, last trip is 10:30 PM. This is the daily schedule which departs almost hourly.

  • 3:15 AM (roundtripper)
  • 4:15 AM (roundtripper)
  • 5:45 AM (roundtripper)
  • 7 AM (roundtripper)
  • 8:20 AM (roundtripper)
  • 9:15 AM(roundtripper)
  • 10:15 AM (roundtripper)
  • 11:20 AM*
  • 2:15 PM (roundtripper)
  • 4 PM*
  • 10:30 PM (roundtripper)
*Note: ‘Roundtripper’ means the bus once it reaches the destination bus terminal will go right back to originating terminal after the required maintenance check are complete and found fit to travel.

The buses for trip schedules 11:20 AM and 4 PM will come from Sipalay.

ROUTE: Ceres Bus Cebu City to Dumaguete City Daily Schedule

You can ride a Ceres bus in South Bus Terminal of Cebu to go to Dumaguete City. Once you get to the port, you will transfer to a roro ferry – you will pay the ferry ticket separately. You will get back on the bus once ferry arrives at destination port in Negros (Tampi or Sibulan).

Please take note that the buses that will serve this route will come from Dumaguete, therefore if there is unusual traffic from Bato or Oslob going to Cebu City, the departure schedule from SBT will also be delayed.

Without unusual traffic, Ceres will observe these daily schedules for Cebu to Dumaguete route with first trip at 6 AM and last trip at 11 PM, all aircon buses:

  • 6 AM
  • 7 AM
  • 9 AM
  • 10 AM
  • 11:30 AM
  • 1 PM
  • 2 PM
  • 3 PM
  • 4 PM
  • 6 PM
  • 11 PM

Ceres Dumaguete bus terminal location is in Calindagan road, contact number to follow.

Ceres Cebu bus terminal is inside South Bus terminal, we will update with telephone number.

Another option to travel from Cebu to Dumaguete is to fly via Cebu Pacific. Philippine Airlines and AirAsia does not serve a direct route from Dumaguete to Cebu and vice versa. You can compare prices if you travel via land trip (bus-ferry) or via airplane.

We will try to get more info on Ceres bus ticket prices for regular passengers, students, infants, children below 3 years old etc. Once we have the info, we will update this post. Make sure to like and follow our Facebook page if you want to get new updates on bus schedules, fares, and promos.

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  1. Audrey Salazar says

    Pls let me know the fare for 4 wheel vehicle from liloan to sibulan.


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