There are 6 ways to get from Dumaguete 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.

Recommended option

Fly Dumaguete to El Nido  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Dumaguete (DGT) to El Nido (ENI) DGT - ENI

$125 - $486

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry  •  41 h 52 min

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

$44 - $47

4 alternative options

Ferry, ferry to Cebu, fly to El Nido  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the ferry from Dumaguete to Tagbilaran
  2. Take the ferry from Tagbilaran to Cebu
  3. Fly from Cebu (CEB) to El Nido (ENI) CEB - ENI

$155 - $347

Fly Dumaguete to CLR  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Dumaguete (DGT) to CLR (RZP) DGT - RZP

$135 - $568

Fly Dumaguete to Puerto Princesa, Mini Van  •  10 h 29 min

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

$178 - $518

Car ferry  •  2 days 15 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Dumaguete Port to Manila Dumaguete
  2. Take the car ferry from Manila to El Nido

$83 - $97

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dumaguete to El Nido is to bus and ferry which costs ₱2,300 - ₱2,600 and takes 41 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dumaguete to El Nido is to fly which costs ₱6,500 - ₱26,000 and takes 4 h 21 min.

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The distance between Dumaguete and El Nido is 476 km.

It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to get from Dumaguete to El Nido, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct ferry from Dumaguete to El Nido. However, there are services departing from Dumaguete Port and arriving at El Nido via Manila. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 15 h.

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Map of how to get from Dumaguete to El Nido.
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  • Distance: 297.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 21 min

What companies run services between Dumaguete, Philippines and El Nido, Philippines?

Philippine Airlines, Island Transvoyager and two other airlines fly from Dumaguete to El Nido every 4 hours.

Airlines
Island Transvoyager
Website
air-swift.com
Flights from Dumaguete to El Nido via Manila
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Dumaguete to El Nido via Cebu
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from Dumaguete to El Nido via Manila, Cebu
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Cebu to El Nido
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Dumaguete to Puerto Princesa via Manila
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $390
Flights from Dumaguete to Puerto Princesa via Manila, Cebu
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $390
Flights from Dumaguete to Puerto Princesa via Manila, Iloilo
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $390
Air Juan Aviation
Website
airjuan.com
Flights from Dumaguete to CLR via Cebu, Busuanga
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Dumaguete to CLR via Manila, Busuanga
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Dumaguete to CLR via Manila, El Nido, Busuanga
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Dumaguete to Puerto Princesa via Manila
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $500
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Dumaguete to Puerto Princesa via Cebu
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Bus operators
El Nido Van Transfer
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
Ceres Liner
Bus from Dumaguete to Bacolod
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
bacolodpages.com
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
OceanJet
Website
oceanjet.net
Ferry from Dumaguete to Tagbilaran
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
oceanjet.net
Book at
12go.asia
Tourist Class
$14
Business Class
$20
Ferry from Tagbilaran to Cebu
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
oceanjet.net
Book at
12go.asia
Tourist Class
$15
Business Class
$19
Weesamexpress
Website
weesam.ph
Ferry from Bacolod to Iloilo
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
weesam.ph
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 Dumaguete Port to Manila
Ave. Duration
26 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Super Value Class
$50 - $60
Mega Value Class
$50 - $65
Tourist Class
$50 - $70
Cabin for 4
$63 - $66
Stateroom for 2
$131 - $135
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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