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There are 3 ways to get from Masbate to Carles by ferry, bus, taxi, car ferry or plane

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Ferry, bus, taxi

  1. Take the ferry from Masbate Pier to Cebu Pier 3
  2. Take the ferry from Cebu Pier 3 to Iloilo Pier
  3. Take the bus from Tagbak Terminal, Iloilo City to Roxas
  4. Take a taxi from Roxas to Carles

Cheapest option

Fly, taxi

  1. Fly from Masbate (MBT) to Roxas (RXS)
  2. Take a taxi from Roxas to Carles

1 alternative option

Ferry, car ferry, taxi

  1. Take the ferry from Masbate City to Cebu
  2. Take the ferry from Cebu to Palompon
  3. Take the car ferry from Palompon to Bogo, Polambato
  4. Take the ferry from Bogo to Roxas City Capiz Port
  5. Take a taxi from Roxas City Capiz Port to Carles
Masbate → Carles
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Carles is 02 894-26843.

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The cheapest way to get from Masbate to Carles is to ferry and bus and taxi which costs ₱4,000 - ₱6,500 and takes 30h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Masbate to Carles is to fly and taxi which costs ₱3,400 - ₱9,500 and takes 6h 10m.

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The distance between Masbate and Carles is 104 km.

The best way to get from Masbate to Carles without a car is to ferry and bus and taxi which takes 30h 33m and costs ₱4,000 - ₱6,500.

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It takes approximately 30h 33m to get from Masbate to Carles, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Masbate Airport to Roxas Airport. The quickest flight takes 11h 5m and has one stopover.

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Cebu Pacific, Philippine Airlines and Cebgo offer flights from Masbate Airport to Roxas Airport.

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There are four+ hotels available in Carles. Prices start at ₱6,250 per night.

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Map of how to get from Masbate to Carles.
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  • Distance: 103.6 km
  • Duration: 30h 33m

What companies run services between Masbate, Philippines and Carles, Philippines?

There is no direct connection from Masbate to Carles. However, you can take the ferry to Cebu Pier 3, take the ferry to Iloilo Pier, take the taxi to Tagbak Terminal, Iloilo City, take the bus to Roxas, then take the taxi to Carles. Alternatively, you can take the ferry to Cebu, take the ferry to Palompon, take the walk to Palompon, take the car ferry to Bogo, Polambato, take the walk to Bogo, take the ferry to Roxas City Capiz Port, then take the taxi to Carles.

Airlines
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Masbate to Roxas via Manila
Ave. Duration
8h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱2,700 - ₱11,000
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Masbate to Roxas via Manila
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
₱2,400 - ₱8,500
Bus operators
Ceres Liner
Website
ceresliner.com
Bus from Tagbak Terminal, Iloilo City to Roxas
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₱120 - ₱240
Schedules at
ceresliner.com
Ferry operators
Trans Asia Shipping
Phone
+63 32 254 6491
Website
transasiashipping.com
Ferry from Masbate Pier to Cebu Pier 3
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
₱1,200 - ₱2,300
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry from Cebu Pier 3 to Iloilo Pier
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₱1,500 - ₱2,100
Book at
12go.asia
Cokaliong Shipping
Phone
(032) 232-7211
Website
cokaliongshipping.com
Ferry from Masbate City to Cebu
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
₱900 - ₱1,100
Schedules at
cokaliongshipping.com
Economy
₱900
Tourist
₱1,100
Suite Room
₱4,255
Cabin
₱1,480
Ferry from Cebu to Palompon
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
₱460 - ₱600
Schedules at
cokaliongshipping.com
Economy
₱460
Tourist
₱600
Cabin
₱1,955
Suite Room for 2
₱2,933
E.B. Aznar Shipping Corporation
Phone
+63 32 238 0042
Website
facebook.com
Car ferry from Palompon to Bogo, Polambato
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₱250
Schedules at
aznarshipping.ph
Super Shuttle Roro
Phone
63 (032) 231 0639
Email
info@supershuttleroro.com
Website
supershuttleroro.com
Car ferry from Palompon to Bogo, Polambato
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₱300
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
shuttleferry.barkota.com
Starlite Ferries
Website
starliteferries.com
Ferry from Bogo to Roxas City Capiz Port
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
starliteferries.com
Other operators
Taxi from Roxas to Carles
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Estimated price
₱1,000 - ₱1,300
Capiz Cab
Phone
+63 36 6216 290

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