Calbayog has one operational airport which can accommodate aircrafts for general aviation. There are three (3) airlines now catering the populace of the city with Calbayog-Manila route. These are the PAL Express, Cebu Pacific and the Zest Air which cater the air transport services to the City’s populace and even passengers from nearby municipalities as well with a route from Calbayog to Manila and vice-versa.
Cebu Pacific offer a special “Go Lite fare” that starts at P888. You can find up to date information at www.cebupacificair.com. Cebu Pacific has their local office at Gomez Ext. (Pantalan), 055-209-3999, or 055-209-1363. The Western Union office on Gomez St., accross JD Avalino St. from the Pantalan, also sells Cebu Pacific tickets. Their numbers are: PLDT: 055-209-3045, or Globe: 055-533-9054.
Formerly named Asian Spirit, this airlines has been here the longest. Their office is on Gomez Extension, also known as the Pantalan. Their lowest one way fare to Calbayog is Php 1,088. Please double check with Zest Air for current information. If you want to contact the local office, their PLDT number is: 0(55)-209-1364. You can also find up to date ticket and schedule information at: www.zestair.com.ph.
Check www.palexpressair.com, for the latest information. You can also call their Calbayog office at: 055-209-2885 or 055-209-1881. Their office is located in the Pastoral Center on JD Avalino St.
Calbayog is roughly 256 nautical miles from Manila, and 56 nautical miles from the region’s capital, Tacloban City.
Buses ply Manila-Calbayog and Davao-Calbayog routes daily for approximately 18 hours. Buses daily take passengers to as far as Manila in Luzon and to General Santos in Mindanao. Provincial buses and jeepneys as well as vans take travelers to almost all the key towns in the Eastern Visayas regions. Tacloban City, which is 183 kilometers away, by regular transport vans and buses in about 3 hours.The common mode of transportation within the city limits are buses, jeepneys, motorized cabs and tricycles.
The Land Transport Office, Calbayog District Office has seen an increase in the motor vehicle registration. The arrival of cheaper vehicles substantially increased the motor vehicle registration of the district. It surpassed its target for motor vehicle registration.
Calbayog is 114 nautical miles from Cebu. Calbayog City Port is used by passenger boats plying the Calbayog-Cebu-Calbayog route and chartered cargo ships to transport copra and abaca hemp to other points of the country. Imported products like flour, cement, and other construction materials and other commodities are also brought in through this facility. Another port is also situated at Brgy. Manguinoo, Tinambacan District. Such could accommodate bigger cargo ships and inter-island vessels as well and considered to be an alternative seaport in the locality.
The two (2) Shipping Lines currently operating in the city are the FJP Shipping Lines, Inc. and the Cokaliong Shipping Lines, Inc. Reflected below is their regular schedule.