Cheap Flights From Zamboanga International to Tawitawi

Flight information Zamboanga International to Tawitawi

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Average flight time, total distance 300 kilometres

0h 55min

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Cebu Pacific


1 airport

There is only one daily direct flight for the Zamboanga to Tawi-Tawi route. The Cebu Pacific flight departs Zamboanga International Airport at 6:35 in the morning. Travel time for flights from Zamboanga to Tawi-Tawi takes approximately 55 minutes.

Budget airlines that fly from Zamboanga to Tawi-Tawi

Currently, only Cebu Pacific operates low-cost flights between Zamboanga and Tawi-Tawi.

Departure from Zamboanga International Airport (ZAM)

Zamboanga International Airport is the main airport serving Zamboanga City in the southern Philippines. It has one terminal which has a distinctive design representing the local Muslim culture. The airport is located about 3 km from the city center of Zamboanga and is easily accessible by jeepney, tricycle or taxi. Jeepney fare to the airport is PHP 8.00 per person, while the average tricycle fare is to the airport is PHP 50.00 per trip. Taxis are also available but are not as easily hailed from the streets. You can also ask your hotel to arrange for the taxi or a shuttle to the airport.

Things to do in Zamboanga International Airport

Zamboanga International Airport is one of the larger provincial airports in the country. However, the terminal has very limited amenities. There is only one store, some ticketing offices, and massage stations. Fortunately, there are convenience stores and restaurants just a walking distance from the terminal. The Garden Orchid Hotel, one of the better hotels in the city, is also just a five-minute walk from the airport. The hotel has a restaurant and a comfortable lounge where you can have some coffee while waiting for your flight.

Arrival at Tawi-Tawi Airport (TWT)

Tawi-Tawi Airport, also known as Sanga-Sanga Airport, is located approximately 15 minutes from the capital of Bongao. The airport serves the entire province of Tawi-Tawi. The province is not the usual tourist destination, so most of the passenger traffic at the airport are locals or from the neighboring provinces. The predominant mode of transport on the island and used for airport transfers are the tricycle. The minimum fare for the tricycle is PHP 10.00.

Things to do in Tawi-Tawi Airport

The airport is very small with basic facilities and just one food outlet. The most important feature here is the Tawi-Tawi Tourism Council office beside the arrival area. It is highly recommended that visitors drop by the office for advice on your itinerary and concerns on safety and local customs. Their friendly staff can also help you with your transport and hotel needs. Most of the people in Tawi-Tawi are Muslims. Practice courtesy and respect the religion when visiting.

Time Difference between Zamboanga and Tawi-Tawi

There is no time difference between Zamboanga and Tawi-Tawi.

Weather in Tawi-Tawi

The southern island province of Tawi-Tawi has two seasons: dry and wet. The climate is tropical and generally moderate. The period that has a lot of rainy days are from August to November. The rest of the year is typically dry with occasional rain showers. The cooler months of December to March are preferable for sightseeing and outdoor activities.

Exchange rate between Zamboanga and Tawi-Tawi

The currency used in Zamboanga and Tawi-Tawi is the Philippine Peso

Average cost of a meal in Zamboanga and Tawi-Tawi

An average lunch in the Zamboanga would cost around PHP 80.00, compared to PHP 50.00 for a meal in Tawi-Tawi. Do note that meals in Tawi-Tawi are halal, with a Malay influence.

Average cost of hotel/night in Zamboanga and Tawi-Tawi

Hotels rates in Tawi-Tawi are also much cheaper compared to the more urbanized Zamboanga. One can get a room in a budget hotel here for PHP 1,000.00 or less. A similar room in Zamboanga costs about PHP 1,800.00 per night. Don't miss out on low-priced airfares to exotic Tawi-Tawi, the southernmost province in the Philippines! Sign up for Skyscanner Price Alerts to get the best deals on airfares!

This information is correct as of June 2017.

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.