There are 5 ways to get from Iligan to Palawan by bus, plane, car ferry, ferry or bus and 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

Bus, fly  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Iligan to Initao
  2. Fly from Cagayan (CGY) to Puerto Princesa (PPS) CGY - PPS

$89 - $400

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry, ferry  •  42 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Iligan City to Cagayan de Oro
  2. Take the car ferry from Cagayan de Oro to Iloilo City
  3. Take the ferry from Lapuz Wharf Iloilo to Puerto Princesa

$67 - $101

3 alternative options

Ferry  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the ferry from Iligan to Cebu
  2. Take the ferry from Cebu to Iloilo
  3. Take the ferry from Lapuz Wharf Iloilo to Puerto Princesa

$67 - $110

Ferry, car ferry  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the ferry from Iligan to Ozamis
  2. Take the car ferry from Ozamis Pier to Bacolod
  3. Take the ferry from Bacolod to Iloilo
  4. Take the ferry from Lapuz Wharf Iloilo to Puerto Princesa

$82 - $111

Bus, bus and ferry, car ferry  •  2 days 12 h

  1. Take the bus from Iligan City to Cagayan de Oro
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Cagayan De Oro to Philtranco Pasay
  3. Take the car ferry from Manila Pier 4 to Puerto Princesa

$90 - $152

Questions & Answers

The distance between Iligan and Palawan is 635 km.

The best way to get from Iligan to Palawan without a car is to bus and car ferry and ferry which takes 42 h 43 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 19 min to get from Iligan to Palawan, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Cagayan Airport to Puerto Princesa Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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AirAsia Philippines, Cebu Pacific and Philippine Airlines offer flights from Cagayan Airport to Puerto Princesa Airport.

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There are five+ hotels available in Palawan. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Iligan to Palawan.
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  • Distance: 397.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 19 min

What companies run services between Iligan, Philippines and Palawan, MIMAROPA, Philippines?

There is no direct connection from Iligan to Palawan. However, you can take the bus to Initao, take the taxi to Cagayan airport, fly to Puerto Princesa, then take the taxi to Palawan. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Iligan to Palawan via Cagayan de Oro, Iloilo City, Lapuz Wharf Iloilo, and Puerto Princesa in around 42 h 43 min.

Airlines
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Cagayan to Puerto Princesa via Cebu
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Cagayan to Puerto Princesa via Clark International
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Cagayan to Puerto Princesa via Manila
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Cagayan to Puerto Princesa via Cebu, Clark International
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Cagayan to Puerto Princesa via Cebu, Manila
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Cagayan to Puerto Princesa via Manila
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Cagayan to Puerto Princesa via Manila, Cebu
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Cagayan to Puerto Princesa via Manila
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Cagayan to Puerto Princesa via Clark International
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Bus operators
RTMI (Rural Transit of Mindanao Incorporated)
Phone
+63 88 858 5887
Bus from Iligan to Initao
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Iligan City to Cagayan de Oro
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
facebook.com
Philtranco
Website
philtranco.net
Bus and ferry from Cagayan De Oro to Philtranco Pasay
Ave. Duration
31 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
philtranco.net
Ferry operators
2 GO Travel
Phone
(+63 2) 528.7209
Email
info@2go.com.ph
Website
travel.2go.com.ph
Car ferry from Cagayan de Oro to Iloilo City
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$29 - $60
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Super Value Class
$29 - $50
Mega Value Class
$35 - $50
Tourist Class
$35 - $55
Business Class for 4
$35 - $60
Business Class for 8
$35 - $60
Suiteroom for 2
$85 - $140
Car ferry from Ozamis Pier to Bacolod
Ave. Duration
25 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$38 - $43
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Mega Value Class
$40
Super Value Class
$38
Tourist Class
$43
Cabin for 4
$46
Car ferry from Manila Pier 4 to Puerto Princesa
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Book at
travel.2go.com.ph
Super Value Class
$27 - $40
Tourist Class
$35 - $45
Cabin
$55 - $60
Stateroom for 3
$129
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
Cokaliong Shipping
Website
cokaliongshipping.com
Ferry from Iligan to Cebu
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Schedules at
cokaliongshipping.com
Economy
$17
Tourist
$21
Cabin
$26
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
Ferry from Iligan to Ozamis
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $23
Schedules at
cokaliongshipping.com
Economy
$4
Tourist
$5
Cabin
$7
Suite Room
$23
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
Weesamexpress
Website
weesam.ph
Ferry from Bacolod to Iloilo
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
weesam.ph
Economy
$5
Tourist
$6
First Class
$7

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