The cheapest times to fly from PNS to CEB are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the weeks of January 15th and January 22nd)
  • July 30th to December 9th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from PNS to CEB is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $4975 for Sunday flights during early June, or as low as $1109 for Wednesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Cebu City

Flying from Pensacola, FL (PNS) to Lapu-Lapu City (CEB) will usually cost between $1159 to $3922 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $1163. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early June, with an average price of $3972. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2809 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2364 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PNS to CEB flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the PNS to CEB route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

PNS to CEB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PNS to CEB flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Pensacola. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to CEB, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into PNS. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Cebu City, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Pensacola. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $288 (11%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $2331. Return trip prices are from the CEB to PNS flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from PNS to CEB can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 17 hour 4 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking PNS to CEB

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from PNS to CEB — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Taipei (PNS > TPE > CEB)

  • Price for both tickets: $1062
  • Average savings: $1302 (55.07%)

See PNS to TPE flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (PNS > LAX > CEB)

  • Price for both tickets: $1110
  • Average savings: $1254 (53.06%)

See PNS to LAX flights

Hack #3: Seattle, WA (PNS > SEA > CEB)

  • Price for both tickets: $1177
  • Average savings: $1187 (50.22%)

See PNS to SEA flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from PNS to CEB? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, Delta, EVA Air, JAL, Korean Air, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Mactan-Cebu International Airport to Pensacola International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8939 miles or 14386 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from PNS to CEB?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PNS to CEB flight is about 17 hour 4 minutes.

How many flights go between Pensacola, FL and Lapu-Lapu City?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 42 available flights from PNS to CEB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PNS
Origination airport name Pensacola International Airport
City Pensacola, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 30.5
Longitude -87.2

Return Airport

Destination code CEB
Destination airport name Mactan-Cebu International Airport
City Lapu-Lapu City
Country the Philippines
Latitude 10.3
Longitude 124


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