There are 3 ways to get from Cebu City to El Nido by plane, ferry, bus or car ferry

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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Fly  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Cebu (CEB) to El Nido (ENI) CEB - ENI

$124 - $305

Cheapest option

Ferry, bus  •  46 h 15 min

  1. Take the ferry from Cebu to Iloilo
  2. Take the ferry from Lapuz Wharf Iloilo to Puerto Princesa
  3. Take the bus from Puerto Princesa City to El Nido

$47 - $77

1 alternative option

Car ferry  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Cebu to Manila Cebu-Manila
  2. Take the car ferry from Manila to El Nido

$57 - $81

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The cheapest way to get from Cebu City to El Nido is to ferry and bus which costs ₱2,500 - ₱4,200 and takes 46 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cebu City to El Nido is to fly which costs ₱6,500 - ₱17,000 and takes 3 h 24 min.

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The distance between Cebu City and El Nido is 501 km.

The best way to get from Cebu City to El Nido without a car is to ferry and bus which takes 46 h 15 min and costs ₱2,500 - ₱4,200.

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It takes approximately 3 h 24 min to get from Cebu City to El Nido, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Cebu Airport to El Nido Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Island Transvoyager offers flights from Cebu Airport to El Nido Airport.

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There are 214+ hotels available in El Nido. Prices start at $14 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cebu City to Cebu Airport is to bus which takes 37 min and costs ₱40.

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Map of how to get from Cebu City to El Nido.
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  • Distance: 313 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 24 min

What companies run services between Cebu City, Philippines and El Nido, Philippines?

Island Transvoyager flies from Cebu City to El Nido once daily.

Airlines
Island Transvoyager
Website
air-swift.com
Flights from Cebu to El Nido
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Bus operators
Cherry Bus Palawan
Website
cherrybuspalawan.com
Bus from Puerto Princesa City to El Nido
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
cherrybuspalawan.com
Book at
pinoytravel.com.ph
Ferry operators
Cokaliong Shipping
Website
cokaliongshipping.com
Ferry from Cebu to Iloilo
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
cokaliongshipping.com
Economy
$15
Tourist
$17
Cabin
$19
Suite Room
$45
Trans Asia Shipping
Website
transasiashipping.com
Ferry from Cebu City to Iloilo
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $45
Schedules at
transasiashipping.com
Private
$45
Cabin
$19
Tourist
$17
2nd Class
$15
Montenegro Shipping and Ferries
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
2 GO Travel
Phone
(+63 2) 528.7209
Email
info@2go.com.ph
Website
travel.2go.com.ph
Car ferry from Cebu to Manila
Ave. Duration
10 h 1 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Book at
travel.2go.com.ph
Mega Value Class
$22 - $45
Super Value Class
$25 - $30
Tourist Class
$30 - $45
Cabin for 4
$30 - $45
Cabin for 6
$35 - $50
Stateroom for 2
$90 - $105
Suiteroom for 2
$99 - $104
Atienza Shipping Lines
Website
facebook.com
Car ferry from Manila to El Nido
Ave. Duration
36 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
facebook.com

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