Getting to Badian
The Mactan International Airport is located in Mactan, Cebu; it is served by major airlines like Cebu Pacific Air and Philippine Airlines. You can also fly from Metro Manila to Cebu. There are lots of domestic flights and sometimes it is economical because lots of airlines offer a cheaper airfare. Check also for any available promo. If you arrived earlier in Cebu, you can leave straight to Badian providing you already arranged your accommodation there prior to your arrival or you can stay for a night in Cebu City and have your trip to Badian the next day.
Your choices to come from Cebu City to Badian are: from the airport you can take a taxi to South Bus Terminal look for Ceres Bus Liner via Barili, you can also take Librando Trans. There are buses leaving Cebu City to Badian every 30 minutes or 1 hour. It will take 2-3 hours or more bus travel to reach Badian from Cebu City depending on the number of stops. You can also hire a taxi at the airport or at the city to Badian, it is more comfortable and faster. Make sure the driver knows where Badian is. The fare is about Php 1500.00 - Php 3000.00 and be prepare for some bartering and some hidden costs. The driver might ask you to pay for the gasoline at the gas station. You can bargain but not too much because they might get angry when they realize how long it takes to reach the place.
The faster and the most comfortable way without headache and bargaining of prices with the taxi driver is to ask the resort were you were booking for a transfer. It might be a little expensive as they have to send vehicles from the resort to the airport. Transfer time from the airport to Badian is about 2-3 hours or more depending on stops and acceleration. Note: If you decided to take a bus, from the airport take a taxi ( insist on meter) to South Bus Terminal in Cebu City. The driver should take you to Cereus or Libra bus terminal.
Note: The cost of fare listed or stated above is not fixed. The list is only to give you an idea of the costs of transfer, hiring a taxi etc. You can contact me, I might be able to help or provide you with more information.