There are 5 ways to get from Calapan to Palawan by car ferry, bus, bus and ferry, ferry, plane or taxi

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Car ferry, bus  •  32 h 41 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Calapan to Batangas
  2. Take the bus from Batangas to Jam Liner Buendia Bus Terminal
  3. Take the car ferry from Manila Pier 4 to Puerto Princesa

$48 - $89

4 alternative options

Car ferry, bus and ferry, ferry, Local Banca  •  39 h 17 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Calapan to Batangas
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Batangas to San Jose, Occidental Mindoro
  3. Take the ferry from San Jose, Mindoro to Coron
  4. Take the car ferry from Coron to El Nido
  5. Take the Local Banca from El Nido, Palawan to Sabang Pier

Ferry, bus to Manila, fly  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the ferry from Calapan to Batangas
  2. Take the bus from Lipa Bus Stop to Jam Liner Buendia Bus Terminal
  3. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Puerto Princesa (PPS) MNL - PPS

$66 - $212

Taxi to San Jose, fly  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take a taxi from Calapan to San Jose
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJI) to Puerto Princesa (PPS) SJI - PPS

$153 - $412

Ferry, bus, bus to Clark International, fly  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Take the ferry from Calapan to Batangas
  2. Take the bus from Batangas City Pier to Manila Cubao
  3. Take the bus from Trinoma to Clark International Airport
  4. Fly from Clark International (CRK) to Puerto Princesa (PPS) CRK - PPS

$288 - $1,192

Questions & Answers

The distance between Calapan and Palawan is 463 km.

The best way to get from Calapan to Palawan without a car is to car ferry and bus which takes 32 h 41 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 32 h 41 min to get from Calapan to Palawan, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Manila Airport to Puerto Princesa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Calapan to Palawan.
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  • Distance: 289.1 miles
  • Duration: 32 h 41 min

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

There is no direct connection from Calapan to Palawan. However, you can take the car ferry to Batangas, take the bus to Jam Liner Buendia Bus Terminal, take the walk to Taft Ave, Lungsod ng Pasay, take the bus to Claro M. Recto Ave / Quezon Blvd Intersection, Manila, take the bus to Claro M. Recto Ave, Manila, take the walk to Manila Pier 4, take the car ferry to Puerto Princesa, then take the taxi to Palawan. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Calapan to Palawan via Batangas, San Jose, Occidental Mindoro, San Jose, Mindoro, Coron, El Nido, El Nido, Palawan, and Sabang Pier in around 39 h 17 min.

Airlines
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Manila to Puerto Princesa
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $480
Flights from San Jose to Puerto Princesa via Clark International
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Clark International to Puerto Princesa
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $410
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Puerto Princesa
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Manila to Puerto Princesa via Cebu
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Clark International to Puerto Princesa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Puerto Princesa
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from San Jose to Puerto Princesa via Manila
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from San Jose to Puerto Princesa via Manila, Cebu
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Bus operators
Jam
Website
jam.com.ph
Bus from Batangas to Jam Liner Buendia Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
jam.com.ph
Book at
pinoytravel.com.ph
Bus from Lipa Bus Stop to Jam Liner Buendia Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
jam.com.ph
Book at
pinoytravel.com.ph
Dimple Star Transport
Phone
+63 2 475 9024
Website
facebook.com
Bus and ferry from Batangas to San Jose, Occidental Mindoro
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
facebook.com
Alps the Bus
Website
alpsthebus.com
Bus from Batangas City Pier to Manila Cubao
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $60
Schedules at
alpsthebus.com
Ferry operators
Montenegro Shipping and Ferries
Starlite Ferries
Phone
+63 43 723 9965
Website
starliteferries.com
Car ferry from Calapan to Batangas Pier
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
starliteferries.com
Tourist
$5
Business Class
$6
FastCat Ferry
Website
fastcat.com.ph
Car ferry from Calapan to Batangas Pier
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
fastcat.com.ph
Book at
pinoytravel.com.ph
Economy
$5
Premium Economy
$6
Business Class
$7
Super Shuttle Roro
2 GO Travel
Phone
(+63 2) 528.7209
Email
info@2go.com.ph
Website
travel.2go.com.ph
Car ferry from Manila Pier 4 to Puerto Princesa
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Book at
travel.2go.com.ph
Super Value Class
$27 - $40
Tourist Class
$35 - $45
Cabin
$55 - $60
Stateroom for 3
$128
M/BCA Bunso Transport
Website
facebook.com
Ferry from San Jose, Mindoro to Coron
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
biyaheroes.com
Atienza Shipping Lines
Website
facebook.com
Car ferry from Coron to El Nido
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
facebook.com
Local Banca
Ferry from El Nido, Palawan to Sabang Pier
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26
OceanJet
Website
oceanjet.net
Ferry from Calapan to Batangas
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
oceanjet.net
Tourist Class
$6
Business Class
$7
SuperCat Ferry
Website
supercat.com.ph
Ferry from Calapan to Batangas
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
supercat.com.ph
Other operators
Taxi from Calapan to San Jose
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Estimated price
$60 - $80

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