Step 1: Arrive in Cebu City

 Your journey to Moalboal begins with arriving in Cebu City, which is well-connected to major cities in the Philippines and has an international airport with regular flights from various countries.

Step 2: From Mactan-Cebu International Airport to Cebu City

Once you land at Mactan-Cebu International Airport, you can take a taxi or a ride-hailing service (like Grab) to Cebu City. The airport is located on Mactan Island, and the ride to Cebu City typically takes around 30 minutes, depending on traffic conditions.

Step 3: Travel to South Bus Terminal

In Cebu City, head to the South Bus Terminal, which serves as the main hub for buses traveling to various destinations in the southern part of Cebu, including Moalboal. You can take a taxi or a local jeepney to get to the South Bus Terminal. The ride may take around 20-30 minutes, depending on your starting point in Cebu City.

Step 4: Catch a Bus to Moalboal

At the South Bus Terminal, look for buses bound for Moalboal. Buses are frequent, and you have the option to choose between air-conditioned and non-air-conditioned buses, depending on your preference and budget. The journey from Cebu City to Moalboal typically takes around 2 to 3 hours, depending on traffic conditions and the type of bus you choose.

Step 5: Arriving in Moalboal

Once you arrive in Moalboal, the bus will drop you off at the town center or along the main highway. From there, you can take a tricycle or a habal-habal (motorcycle taxi) to reach your accommodation or preferred destination within Moalboal. Most resorts and guesthouses are located near the beachfront, so getting to your accommodation should be convenient.

Pro Tip:

  • Make sure to bring cash with you, as ATMs in Moalboal might be limited, and some establishments may not accept credit cards.
  • It’s a good idea to check the bus schedule and plan your travel during daylight hours, as road conditions and travel times can vary, especially in the evening.

By following these simple steps, you’ll find yourself basking in the beauty of Moalboal and ready to explore its stunning beaches, vibrant marine life, and captivating waterfalls. So, pack your bags, embrace the adventure, and get ready for an unforgettable experience in Moalboal, Cebu!

Website Creator:

My name is Jeff Faught. I am an American who married a wonderful and beautiful Filipina from the Moaboal area. I built this website to provide information to those looking to visit this amazing location. If you have questions about visiting or living in Moalboal, feel free to contact me at