There are 3 ways to get from El Nido to Malapascua Island by bus, ferry, bus and ferry, taxi, 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.

Recommended option

Bus, ferry, bus and ferry, taxi  •  46 h 58 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 and ferry from Talisay to Tabuelan
  5. Take a taxi from Tabuelan to Maya
  6. Take the ferry from Maya to Malapuscua

$65 - $77

Cheapest option

Car ferry, bus, ferry  •  2 days 12 h

  1. Take the car ferry from El Nido to Manila
  2. Take the car ferry from Manila to Cebu
  3. Take the bus from Cebu North Bus Terminal to Maya
  4. Take the ferry from Maya to Malapuscua

$61 - $91

1 alternative option

Fly, bus, ferry  •  8 h

  1. Fly from El Nido (ENI) to Cebu (CEB) ENI - CEB
  2. Take the bus from Cebu North Bus Terminal to Maya
  3. Take the ferry from Maya to Malapuscua

$131 - $315

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from El Nido to Malapascua Island is to car ferry and bus and ferry which costs ₱3,200 - ₱4,900 and takes 2 days 12 h.

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The quickest way to get from El Nido to Malapascua Island is to fly and bus and ferry which costs ₱7,000 - ₱17,000 and takes 8 h.

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The distance between El Nido and Malapascua Island is 515 km.

It takes approximately 46 h 58 min to get from El Nido to Malapascua Island, including transfers.

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What companies run services between El Nido, Philippines and Malapascua Island, Philippines?

There is no direct connection from El Nido to Logon. 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 Talisay, take the bus and ferry to Tabuelan, take the taxi to Maya, then take the ferry to Malapuscua. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from El Nido to Logon via Manila, Manila, Cebu, Cebu North Bus Terminal, and Maya in around 2 days 12 h.

Airlines
Island Transvoyager
Website
air-swift.com
Flights from El Nido to Cebu
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
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 and ferry from Talisay to Tabuelan
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
bacolodpages.com
Bus from Cebu North Bus Terminal to Maya
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
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
$23
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
ferry
Ferry from Maya to Malapuscua
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Atienza Shipping Lines
Website
facebook.com
Car ferry from El Nido to Manila
Ave. Duration
31 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$32
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 Cebu
Ave. Duration
22 h
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 - $30
Tourist Class
$30 - $45
Cabin for 4
$30 - $45
Cabin for 6
$35 - $50
Stateroom for 2
$95 - $105
Suiteroom for 2
$101 - $105
Other operators
Taxi from Tabuelan to Maya
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Estimated price
$20 - $25

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