There are 4 ways to get from Cebu City to El Nido by ferry, bus, car ferry or plane

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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Ferry, Mini Van  •  43 h 54 min

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

$52 - $84

3 alternative options

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

$58 - $82

Fly to Puerto Princesa, Mini Van  •  7 h 17 min

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

$62 - $317

Fly to Busuanga, ferry  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Cebu (CEB) to Busuanga (USU) CEB - USU
  2. Take the ferry from Coron to El Nido, Palawan

$144 - $409

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cebu City to El Nido is to ferry and Mini Van which costs ₱2,700 - ₱4,500 and takes 43 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cebu City to El Nido is to fly and ferry which takes 6 h 54 min and costs ₱7,500 - ₱22,000.

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

It takes approximately 43 h 54 min to get from Cebu City to El Nido, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Cebu City to El Nido. However, you can take the ferry to Iloilo, take the walk to Lapuz Wharf Iloilo, take the ferry to Puerto Princesa, take the taxi to Puerto Princesa, then take the Mini Van to El Nido. Alternatively, you can take a car ferry from Cebu City to El Nido via Manila, Antonio C. Delgado / 13th St Intersection, Manila, Taft Ave, Manila, Juan Luna, Manila, Isabelo delos Reyes Elementary School, Nicolas Zamora, Manila, Sto. Nino Church, Nicolas Zamora, Manila, and Manila in around 2 days 0 h.

Airlines
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Cebu to Puerto Princesa
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Flights from Cebu to Busuanga
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $360
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Cebu to Puerto Princesa
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Cebu to Puerto Princesa
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $160
Bus operators
El Nido Private Shuttle
Website
elnidopalawan.com
Bus from Puerto Princesa to El Nido
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
elnidopalawan.com
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
$15 - $19
Schedules at
cokaliongshipping.com
Economy
$15
Tourist
$17
Cabin
$19
Suite Room
$46
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
$15 - $50
Schedules at
transasiashipping.com
Private
$46
Cabin
$20
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
Ferry from Coron to El Nido, Palawan
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
biyaheroes.com
Book at
12go.asia
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
3 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
$26 - $31
Tourist Class
$30 - $45
Cabin for 4
$30 - $45
Cabin for 6
$35 - $50
Stateroom for 2
$95 - $105
Suiteroom for 2
$101 - $106
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
M/BCA Bunso Transport
Website
facebook.com
Ferry from Coron to El Nido, Palawan
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
biyaheroes.com

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