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Recommended option

Bus, ferry  •  41 h 22 min

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

$45 - $48

3 alternative options

Car ferry  •  2 days 10 h

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

$82 - $102

Minivan, fly to Dumaguete  •  10 h 46 min

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

$177 - $521

Minivan, fly to Bacolod, bus  •  16 h 26 min

  1. Take the Minivan from El Nido to Puerto Princesa
  2. Fly from Puerto Princesa (PPS) to Bacolod (BCD) PPS - BCD
  3. Take the bus from Bacolod to Dumaguete

$146 - $342

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

There is no direct connection from El Nido to Dumaguete. However, you can take the bus to Puerto Princesa City, take the walk to Puerto Princesa, take the ferry to Lapuz Wharf Iloilo, take the walk to Iloilo, take the ferry to Bacolod, take the taxi to Bacolod, then take the bus to Dumaguete. Alternatively, you can take a car ferry from El Nido to Dumaguete via Manila in around 2 days 10 h.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Puerto Princesa to Dumaguete via Manila
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $390
Flights from Puerto Princesa to Bacolod via Manila
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Puerto Princesa to Bacolod via Cebu, Manila
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Puerto Princesa to Dumaguete via Manila
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Puerto Princesa to Bacolod via Cebu
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Puerto Princesa to Bacolod via Manila
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Puerto Princesa to Dumaguete via Cebu
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $390
Bus operators
Cherry Bus Palawan
Website
cherrybuspalawan.com
Bus from El Nido to Puerto Princesa City
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
cherrybuspalawan.com
Book at
pinoytravel.com.ph
Ceres Liner
Bus from Bacolod to Dumaguete
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
bacolodpages.com
Lexxus Shuttle
Website
lexxusshuttle.com
Bus from El Nido to Puerto Princesa
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
lexxusshuttle.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Montenegro Shipping and Ferries
Website
facebook.com
Ferry from Puerto Princesa to Lapuz Wharf Iloilo
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
facebook.com
Weesamexpress
Website
weesam.ph
Ferry from Iloilo to Bacolod
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
weesam.ph
Atienza Shipping Lines
Website
facebook.com
Car ferry from El Nido to Manila
Ave. Duration
31 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$33
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 Manila to Dumaguete Port
Ave. Duration
26 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Super Value Class
$50 - $65
Mega Value Class
$50 - $65
Tourist Class
$50 - $70
Cabin for 4
$64 - $67
Stateroom for 2
$132 - $137

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Questions & Answers

The distance between El Nido and Dumaguete is 476 km.

The cheapest way to get from El Nido to Dumaguete is to bus and ferry which costs ₱2,300 - ₱2,500 and takes 41 h 22 min.

The quickest way to get from El Nido to Dumaguete is to Minivan and fly which takes 10 h 46 min and costs ₱9,000 - ₱28,000.

No, there is no direct ferry from El Nido to Dumaguete. However, there are services departing from El Nido and arriving at Dumaguete Port via Manila. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 10 h.

It takes approximately 41 h 22 min to get from El Nido to Dumaguete, including transfers.