The current school year is about to end and with the onset of the celebration of the Holy Week, we are expecting for volume turn out of passengers travelling to/From Cebu and the nearby islands/provinces in Central Visayas and the nearby Island Provinces.
One popular mode of transportation is by land since most of our islands are now connected via Roll On/Roll Off Vessels. This made a combination of sea-land travel by Bus.
Ceres Liner is one popular Bus Line operated by Vallacar Transit. Serving different routes and almost covering destinations in almost all provinces nationwide.
We would like to share Ceres Bus schedule to you frequently travelled route via Ceres Liner from Cebu to the Island of Negros Oriental (Dumaguete) and Negros Occidental (Bacolod).
Daily Trip Schedule Dumaguete to Cebu and Vice Versa (Direct Trips)
Ceres Cebu Departure Schedule
There are 10 regular trips for the Cebu to Dumaguete Direct Trips with an interval of 1 to 2 hours. First trip will start at 6:00 AM, followed by 7:00 AM, 9:00 AM, 10:00 AM, 11:30 AM, 2:00 PM, 3:00 PM, 4:00 PM, 6:00 PM and the last trip is 11:00 PM.
Ceres Bus Dumaguete to Cebu Schedule
First trip is 3:15 AM, followed by 4:15 AM, 5:45 AM, 7:00 AM, 8:20 AM, 9:15 AM, 10:15 AM, 11:20 AM, 2:15 PM and the last trip is 10:30 PM.
The above schedule is Cebu/Dumaguete direct. The bus will be loaded via LCT Barge at Bato, Samboan in Cebu to the port of Tampi, Amlan, Negros Oriental. Travel time is estimated at 5 to 6 hours including transfer.
There are also some ways of travelling to Negros Island by bus with connecting rides. Check on our other post:
For direct information or queries regarding the status of the trip schedule, you may contact 035 422 8435 or you may visit their office at Purok Kalipay, Barangay Bagacay, Dumaguete City or thru their email address: email@example.com.
Another favorite vacation destination is the province of Negros Occidental known also for some scenic tourist spots, hot spring, mountain resorts, the famous Ruins and a Food Haven.
Here is the schedule for Cebu to Bacolod and Vice Versa
Cebu South Terminal via Toledo to Bacolod via Don Salvador Benedicto route
First trip for Cebu to Bacolod via Don Salvador route is 11:30 PM. Fare for the said schedule is P70 higher than regular trips since it will be boarded on a faster LCT Barge.
The next trip is 2:00 AM, followed by 4:30 AM, 7:00 AM, 9:40 AM, 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM and the last trip is 6:00 PM.
Estimated fare expenses for this route is P580 to include miscellaneous fees of terminal fee, ferry fare and municipal tax. Travel time is approximately 8 hours.
Ceres Cebu North Terminal (via Toledo and Escalante) to Bacolod
First trip for the route Cebu via Escalante to Bacolod starts at 3:20 AM, then followed by 5:00 AM, 8:00 AM, 9:00 AM, 11:15 AM, 5:30 PM, 8:30 PM and the last trip is 10:30 PM.
Take note that trips for 3:20 AM and 9:00 AM passes the Toledo/ San Carlos/ Escalante/ Bacolod route with estimated travel time of 9 to 10 Hours.
The rest of the trips follow the Tabuelan/ Escalante/ Bacolod route
Ceres Bus Bacolod to Cebu North Terminal
Via Don Salvador
Ceres Trips from Bacolod to Cebu via Don Salvador starts at 1:30 AM, followed by 4:00 AM trip, 6:50 AM, 9:30 AM, 12:20 PM, 2:30 PM, 8:00 PM and the last trip is 9:30 PM
Note: Schedule of arrival for the last 2 trips are the same since it will be boarded in the same LCT barge which cruises the Negros/Cebu waters.
Ceres Bus Bacolod Schedule to Cebu North Bus Terminal
Ceres Bus trips on 5:00 AM, 7:00 AM and 10:00 AM does the route Bacolod/Escalante/San Carlos form Negros Occidental and docks at Toledo, Cebu.
The trips via Ceres Bus for the 8:00 AM, 6:00 PM and last trip 9:00 PM passes the Bacolod via Escalante and Tabuelan, Cebu routes.
Estimated total fare for the route is P600 to include terminal fee, ferry (barge) ticket, municipal taxes and with an estimated travel time of 9 to 10 hours.
Ceres Bus units serving the above routes are all Air-Conditioned units to give comfort to our travellers and the riding public.
May the information we are sharing here could be helpful to our Kababayans who are planning for a trip on the above destinations. So, check your schedule now and go for it!
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Elmer Balbin says
Hi. Read your post and I know that you simply copied most of the content from my blog (https://www.thevisayanblogger.com/travel/bacolod-cebu-ceres-bus-schedule/) and rewrote it. I spend my time and money to update my articles so I would appreciate a link back to my blog. I believe we should provide credit where credit is due. Thank you
Ferries Informer says
Hello Mr. Balbin. Had read your post as well as Ceres Lines info. I am from Negros and I am more familiar in the area and I believe you will agree that info shared here is the same info I had gathered from their office during my last trip. I can’t find wrong reasons if I will write something based on the facts. I understand your concerned and I respect you for that.