Mactan Cebu Airport
Mactan Cebu Airport is the second busiest airport in the Philippines after Manila Ninoy Aquino Airport. The airport is of great importance to the Central Visayas region. The name is derived from the island where the airport is located (Mactan) and the nearby Cebu City where about 1 million people live. Mactan Cebu Airpot is home to low-cost carrier Cebu Pacific (and Cebgo). The island of Mactan has a historical value, it is the place where the Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan was killed in a battle with chief Lapu-Lapu (1521).
Where is Mactan Cebu Airport situated?
The airport is located in Lapu-Lapu City on Mactan Island, east of Mandaue, Cebu City and Talisay. Mactan Cebu Airport is connected to the island of Cebu by the Osmeña Bridge and Marcelo Fernan Bridge.
How many terminals does Mactan Cebu Airport have?
The airport has two terminals located next to each other, namely Terminal 1 Domestic and Terminal 2 International. Terminal 2 is relatively new, the modern and beautiful terminal was put into use in 2018. You can walk via a covered walkway between the terminals or use the free shuttle buses (Premium Airport Bus) that run every 10 minutes.
The distance from Mactan Cebu Airport to the centre of Cebu City is 13 kilometres. By car, it takes 45 minutes to get to the centre of Cebu City.
From CEB Airport to Cebu City City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from Mactan Cebu Airport by public transport. Visit the Mactan Cebu Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Mactan Cebu Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Cebu City is about PHP 500.-. Book your taxi at Mactan Cebu Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From CEB Airport to Cebu City City centre by Taxi
At Mactan Cebu Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Alamo (Enterprise Holdings), Europcar, Hertz, Enterprise, National (Enterprise Holdings) and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to Mactan Cebu Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Mactan Cebu Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- Cebu Pacific
- Philippine Airlines
- Qatar Airways
Hotels near the airport
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Hotels in Cebu City
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Things to do
It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Mactan Cebu Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!
Cebu: Private Sumilon Island & Optional Whale Shark Swim
Visit the gem of Cebu, Sumilon Island, on this private tour. Explore the clear blue water of the lagoon and sunbathe on clean beaches. Extend your tour to have a whale shark swimming experience. Upgrade further to include resort entry for a relaxing day.
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