There are 3 ways to get from Manila to Puerto Princesa by plane, car ferry or bus

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  •  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 - $65

1 alternative option

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

$42

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

Philippine Airlines, Cebu Pacific and AirAsia Philippines fly from Manila to Puerto Princesa hourly.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Puerto Princesa
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Manila to Puerto Princesa
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $480
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Puerto Princesa
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $370
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 - $65
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Book at
travel.2go.com.ph
Super Value Class
$28 - $40
Tourist Class
$35 - $45
Cabin
$57 - $62
Stateroom for 3
$132
Atienza Shipping Lines
Website
facebook.com
Car ferry from Manila to El Nido
Ave. Duration
36 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
facebook.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Manila and Puerto Princesa is 594 km.

The cheapest way to get from Manila to Puerto Princesa is to car ferry and bus which costs ₱2,171 and takes 44 h 7 min.

The quickest way to get from Manila to Puerto Princesa is to fly which takes 2 h 56 min and costs ₱2,200 - ₱10,000.

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.

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