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There are 2 ways to get from Butuan to Palawan by plane, bus, car ferry or ferry

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Fly  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Butuan (BXU) to Puerto Princesa (PPS) BXU - PPS

$138 - $312

Cheapest option

Bus, carferry, ferry  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the bus from Butuan to Cagayan de Oro
  2. Take the carferry from Cagayan De Oro to Bacolod City
  3. Take the ferry from Bacolod to Iloilo
  4. Take the ferry from Lapuz Wharf Iloilo to Puerto Princesa

$78 - $96

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The cheapest way to get from Butuan to Palawan is to bus and carferry and ferry which costs ₱4,200 - ₱5,500 and takes 2 days 8 h.

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The quickest way to get from Butuan to Palawan is to fly which costs ₱7,000 - ₱17,000 and takes 5 h 6 min.

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The distance between Butuan and Palawan is 754 km.

The best way to get from Butuan to Palawan without a car is to bus and carferry and ferry which takes 2 days 8 h and costs ₱4,200 - ₱5,500.

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It takes approximately 5 h 6 min to get from Butuan to Palawan, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Butuan Airport to Puerto Princesa Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific offer flights from Butuan Airport to Puerto Princesa Airport.

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There are six+ hotels available in Palawan. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Butuan to Butuan Airport is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs ₱230 - ₱290.

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Map of how to get from Butuan to Palawan.
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  • Distance: 471.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 6 min

What companies run services between Butuan, Philippines and Palawan, MIMAROPA, Philippines?

Cebu Pacific, Philippine Airlines and two other airlines fly from Butuan to Palawan hourly.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Butuan to Puerto Princesa via Manila
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Butuan to Puerto Princesa via Manila, Iloilo
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Butuan to Puerto Princesa via Manila, Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Butuan to Puerto Princesa via Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $380
Flights from Butuan to Puerto Princesa via Manila
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$120 - $380
Flights from Butuan to Puerto Princesa via Mactan–Cebu, Manila
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $380
Flights from Butuan to Puerto Princesa via Manila, Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $380
Bus operators
Bachelor Express
Phone
+63(082) 285-6486
Bus from Butuan to Cagayan de Oro
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Ferry operators
2 GO Travel
Phone
(+63 2) 528.7209
Email
info@2go.com.ph
Website
travel.2go.com.ph
Car ferry from Cagayan De Oro to Bacolod City
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$33 - $38
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Super Value Class
$34
Mega Value Class
$36
Tourist Class
$37
Business Class
$38
Suiteroom for 2
$72
Weesamexpress
Phone
(032)231-7737
Email
info@weesam.ph
Website
weesam.ph
Ferry from Bacolod to Iloilo
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
weesam.ph
Economy
$5
Tourist
$6
First Class
$7
Montenegro Shipping and Ferries
Email
operations.msli@gmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Ferry from Lapuz Wharf Iloilo to Puerto Princesa
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
facebook.com

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