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There are 4 ways to get from Boracay (Island) to El Nido by ferry, car ferry, plane or bus

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Ferry, car ferry  •  16 h 59 min

  1. Take the ferry from Boracay to Caticlan
  2. Take the car ferry from Caticlan to Bulalacao
  3. Take the ferry from San Jose, Mindoro to Coron
  4. Take the ferry from Coron to El Nido, Palawan

$79 - $87

3 alternative options

Ferry to Boracay Caticlan Airport, fly to Busuanga Airport, ferry  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the ferry from Boracay to Caticlan
  2. Take the Land Plane from Boracay Caticlan Airport to Busuanga Airport
  3. Take the ferry from Coron to El Nido, Palawan

$166 - $168

Fly Boracay to Puerto Princesa, Mini Van  •  12 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Boracay (MPH) to Puerto Princesa (PPS) MPH - PPS
  2. Take the Mini Van from Puerto Princesa to El Nido

$131 - $571

Ferry to Boracay Caticlan Airport, fly to Puerto Princesa Airport, Mini Van  •  10 h 57 min

  1. Take the ferry from Boracay to Caticlan
  2. Take the Land Plane from Boracay Caticlan Airport to Puerto Princesa Airport
  3. Take the Mini Van from Puerto Princesa to El Nido

$213

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boracay (Island) to El Nido is to ferry and car ferry which costs ₱4,200 - ₱4,700 and takes 16 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boracay (Island) to El Nido is to ferry and fly which costs ₱8,900 - ₱9,100 and takes 7 h 32 min.

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The distance between Boracay (Island) and El Nido is 290 km.

The best way to get from Boracay (Island) to El Nido without a car is to ferry and car ferry which takes 16 h 59 min and costs ₱4,200 - ₱4,700.

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It takes approximately 16 h 59 min to get from Boracay (Island) to El Nido, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Boracay Airport to Puerto Princesa Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h and has one stopover.

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AirAsia Philippines, Cebu Pacific and Philippine Airlines offer flights from Boracay Airport to Puerto Princesa Airport.

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There are 230+ hotels available in El Nido. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Boracay (Island) to Boracay Airport is to ferry which takes 10 min and costs ₱250.

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Map of how to get from Boracay (Island) to El Nido.
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  • Distance: 180.9 miles
  • Duration: 16 h 59 min

What companies run services between Boracay (Island), Western Visayas, Philippines and El Nido, Philippines?

There is no direct connection from Manoc-Manoc to El Nido. However, you can take the ferry to Caticlan, take the walk to Caticlan, take the car ferry to Bulalacao, take the taxi to San Jose, Mindoro, take the ferry to Coron, then take the ferry to El Nido, Palawan. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Manoc-Manoc to El Nido via Caticlan, Boracay Caticlan Airport, Busuanga Airport, and Coron in around 7 h 32 min.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Boracay to Puerto Princesa via Manila
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Flights from Boracay to Puerto Princesa via Manila, Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Boracay to Puerto Princesa via Clark International
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Boracay to Puerto Princesa via Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Boracay to Puerto Princesa via Manila
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Boracay to Puerto Princesa via Mactan–Cebu, Manila
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Boracay to Puerto Princesa via Manila
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Bus operators
El Nido Van Transfer
Email
tickets@elnidotransfer.com
Website
elnidotransfer.com
Bus from Puerto Princesa to El Nido
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
elnidotransfer.com
Ferry operators
Oyster Ferry
Phone
0917-8587738
Email
oysterferry@gmail.com
Website
oysterferry.com
Ferry from Boracay to Caticlan
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
oysterferry.com
M/BCA Bunso Transport
Phone
+63 907 985 5306
Website
facebook.com
Ferry from San Jose, Mindoro to Coron
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
biyaheroes.com
Montenegro Shipping and Ferries
Other operators
Air Juan
Phone
+632 7188111
Email
reservations@airjuan.com
Website
airjuan.com
Plane from Boracay Caticlan Airport to Busuanga Airport
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$121
Schedules at
airjuan.com
Book at
apps1.tflite.com
Plane from Boracay Caticlan Airport to Puerto Princesa Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$192
Schedules at
airjuan.com
Book at
apps1.tflite.com

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