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There are 5 ways to get from Cagayan de Oro to El Nido by car ferry, ferry, bus, bus and ferry or plane

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Carferry, ferry, bus  •  47 h 25 min

  1. Take the carferry from Cagayan de Oro to Iloilo City
  2. Take the ferry from Lapuz Wharf Iloilo to Puerto Princesa
  3. Take the bus from Puerto Princesa City to El Nido

$63 - $89

4 alternative options

Bus and ferry, bus, ferry  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Cagayan De Oro to Philtranco Pasay
  2. Take the bus from Partas Bus Station Pasay to San Jose, Occidental Mindoro
  3. Take the ferry from San Jose, Mindoro to Coron
  4. Take the ferry from Coron to El Nido, Palawan

$109 - $136

Car ferry, carferry, ferry  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Cagayan De Oro Port to Manila
  2. Take the carferry from Manila to Coron
  3. Take the ferry from Coron to El Nido, Palawan

$88 - $139

Fly to Francisco B. Reyes, ferry  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Laguindingan (CGY) to Francisco B. Reyes (USU) CGY - USU
  2. Take the ferry from Coron to El Nido, Palawan

$131 - $446

Fly to Puerto Princesa, Mini Van  •  11 h 4 min

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

$92 - $400

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cagayan de Oro to El Nido is to carferry and ferry and bus which costs ₱3,300 - ₱4,800 and takes 47 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cagayan de Oro to El Nido is to fly and ferry which costs ₱7,000 - ₱24,000 and takes 9 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct ferry from Cagayan de Oro to El Nido. However, there are services departing from Cagayan De Oro Port and arriving at El Nido, Palawan via Manila and Coron. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 7 h.

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The distance between Cagayan de Oro and El Nido is 649 km.

The best way to get from Cagayan de Oro to El Nido without a car is to carferry and ferry and bus which takes 47 h 25 min and costs ₱3,300 - ₱4,800.

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It takes approximately 47 h 25 min to get from Cagayan de Oro to El Nido, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Laguindingan Airport to Francisco B. Reyes Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Cebu Pacific, AirAsia Philippines, Cebgo and Philippine Airlines offer flights from Laguindingan Airport to Francisco B. Reyes Airport.

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There are 231+ hotels available in El Nido. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cagayan de Oro to Laguindingan Airport is to taxi which takes 29 min and costs ₱600 - ₱750.

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Map of how to get from Cagayan de Oro to El Nido.
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  • Distance: 405.8 miles
  • Duration: 47 h 25 min

What companies run services between Cagayan de Oro, Philippines and El Nido, Philippines?

There is no direct connection from Cagayan de Oro to El Nido. However, you can take the carferry to Iloilo City, take the walk to Lapuz Wharf Iloilo, take the ferry to Puerto Princesa, take the walk to Puerto Princesa City, then take the bus to El Nido. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Cagayan de Oro to El Nido via Philtranco Pasay, Partas Bus Station Pasay, San Jose, Occidental Mindoro, San Jose, Mindoro, and Coron in around 2 days 6 h.

Airlines
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Laguindingan to Francisco B. Reyes via Clark International
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Flights from Laguindingan to Francisco B. Reyes via Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Laguindingan to Francisco B. Reyes via Manila, Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Laguindingan to Francisco B. Reyes via Mactan–Cebu, Clark International
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Laguindingan to Puerto Princesa via Manila
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Laguindingan to Puerto Princesa via Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Laguindingan to Puerto Princesa via Mactan–Cebu, Clark International
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Laguindingan to Puerto Princesa via Mactan–Cebu, Manila
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Laguindingan to Puerto Princesa via Manila
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Laguindingan to Puerto Princesa via Iloilo, Manila
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Laguindingan to Puerto Princesa via Manila, Iloilo
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Laguindingan to Francisco B. Reyes via Manila
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Laguindingan to Puerto Princesa via Manila
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Laguindingan to Puerto Princesa via Clark International
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Bus operators
Cherry Bus Palawan
Phone
+63 48 434 0752
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Puerto Princesa City to El Nido
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
pinoytravel.com.ph
Philtranco
Phone
(632) 851-8077 to 79
Email
marketing@philtranco.com.ph
Website
philtranco.net
Bus and ferry from Cagayan De Oro to Philtranco Pasay
Ave. Duration
31 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
philtranco.net
Partas
Phone
+63 2 41013
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Partas Bus Station Pasay to San Jose, Occidental Mindoro
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
biyaheroes.com
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
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 Iloilo City
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$29 - $60
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Super Value Class
$29 - $50
Mega Value Class
$35 - $50
Tourist Class
$35 - $55
Business Class for 4
$35 - $60
Business Class for 8
$35 - $60
Suiteroom for 2
$85 - $140
Car ferry from Cagayan De Oro Port to Manila
Ave. Duration
33 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Mega Value Class
$36
Super Value Class
$36
Tourist Class
$41
Cabin
$56
Stateroom for 2
$121
Suiteroom for 2
$125
Car ferry from Manila to Coron
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Super Value Class
$22 - $26
Tourist Class
$30 - $40
Cabin for 4
$35 - $50
Cabin for 6
$35 - $50
Stateroom for 3
$117
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
Ferry from Coron to El Nido, Palawan
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
biyaheroes.com
Book at
12go.asia
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
Atienza Shipping Lines
Phone
+639998817266
Website
facebook.com
Car ferry from Manila to Coron
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
facebook.com

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