There are 4 ways to get from Manila to Puerto Princesa by plane, 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.

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Fly from Manila  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Puerto Princesa (PPS) MNL - PPS

$43 - $184

Cheapest option

Car ferry  •  31 h 30 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Manila Pier 4 to Puerto Princesa Manila

$28 - $60

2 alternative options

Bus to Luzon Island, fly  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Trinoma to Clark International Airport
  2. Fly from Luzon Island (CRK) to Puerto Princesa (PPS) CRK - PPS

$264 - $1,108

Car ferry, bus  •  44 h 7 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Manila to El Nido
  2. Take the bus from El Nido to Puerto Princesa City

$41

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manila to Puerto Princesa is to car ferry and bus which costs ₱2,180 and takes 44 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manila to Puerto Princesa is to fly which costs ₱2,300 - ₱10,000 and takes 2 h 56 min.

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The distance between Manila and Puerto Princesa is 594 km.

It takes approximately 2 h 56 min to get from Manila to Puerto Princesa, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Manila Pier 4 and arriving at Puerto Princesa. Services depart twice a week. The journey takes approximately 31 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Manila Airport to Puerto Princesa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Manila to Puerto Princesa.
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  • Distance: 370.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 56 min

What companies run services between Manila, Philippines and Puerto Princesa, Philippines?

Philippine Airlines, AirAsia Philippines and two other airlines fly from Manila to Puerto Princesa hourly.

Airlines
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Manila to Puerto Princesa
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $480
Flights from Luzon Island to Puerto Princesa
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $410
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Puerto Princesa
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Luzon Island to Puerto Princesa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Puerto Princesa
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Island Transvoyager
Website
air-swift.com
Flights from Manila to Puerto Princesa via El Nido
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $600
Flights from Luzon Island to Puerto Princesa via El Nido
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $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
Ferry operators
2 GO Travel
Phone
(+63 2) 528.7209
Email
info@2go.com.ph
Website
travel.2go.com.ph
Car ferry from Manila Pier 4 to Puerto Princesa
Ave. Duration
31 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Book at
travel.2go.com.ph
Super Value Class
$28 - $40
Tourist Class
$35 - $45
Cabin
$56 - $60
Stateroom for 3
$130
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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