Cebu Mactan International Airport (CEB) is the closest to Malapascua. Many airlines fly to Cebu: Cathay Pacific, Emirates, Korean, Malaysia, Singapore, Air Asia, Cebu Pacific, Air Philippines, …

From Cebu Mactan International Airport there are about 144 kms of paved road to get to Maya, the nearest port to Malapascua. The port is less than 8 kms from the island.

PRIVATE TRANSFER Malapascua / Tepanee

Tepanee Beach Resort organizes a taxi service for transfers from Cebu, using private cars / vans and boats.

The journey is about 4 hours and may vary at the maximum traffic hours leaving Cebu. Taxi service is available at the time you prefer. During the journey on the road you can ask the driver to make short stops to take pictures or to buy food and drinks.

About pick up transfers, please note that the last boat departure allowed by the Government from Maya to Malapascua is 5:30PM, so consider to overnight in Cebu City if the flight is landing after 1:30PM. About back transfers, the earliest departure from Malapascua is 5:00AM and we have to schedule the departure from Malapascua at least 7 hours in advance if the for an international flight and 6 hours in advance for a domestic flight. Depending on the schedule of the flight, please consider to overnight in Cebu City the night before the flight: for example, if the flight is an international departure at 11:00, it’s necessary to leave Malapascua at 4:00AM but this is not allowed by the Government, so it will be needed to leave Malapascua the day before (or choose a later flight, of course).

Alternatively you can use public transport.


From the North Bus Terminal of Cebu City buses leave to the port of Maya: normally, every 30 minutes there is a bus without air conditioning and every two hours there is one with air conditioning. The departure and arrival times are only indicative, as the buses stop on request and if there are many passengers they make several stops: a journey from Cebu City to Maya by public transport can therefore takes more than 6 hours.

The public ferry service to Malapascua is available at the port of Maya. Departures are scheduled every 30 minutes, from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm, but only if the minimum number of passengers is reached.


From / to airport or pier or city center of Cebu (private car / van and boat), day time rate (6: 00-18: 00):

  • 5,300 Pesos for 1 or 2 passengers
  • 5,800 Pesos from 3 to 6 passengers.

If you would like more information or to book private transportation, please email us at info@tepanee.com or call us at +639661422354 & +639610908675.

Need further information? Contact us!


  • Malapascua, Logon, Daanbantayan, 6013 Cebu, Philippines
  • +63 9661422354 or +63 9610908675 (also Imo, WhatsApp, Viber)
  • info@tepanee.com
  • tepanee@tepanee.com


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