There are 3 ways to get from Puerto Princesa to Apo by ferry, bus 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.

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Ferry, bus, Local Banca  •  35 h 49 min

  1. Take the ferry from Puerto Princesa to Lapuz Wharf Iloilo
  2. Take the ferry from Iloilo to Bacolod
  3. Take the bus from Bacolod to Dumaguete
  4. Take the Local Banca from Malatapay to Apo Island

$39 - $46

2 alternative options

Fly to Dumaguete, Local Banca  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Puerto Princesa (PPS) to Dumaguete (DGT) PPS - DGT
  2. Take the Local Banca from Malatapay to Apo Island

$175 - $511

Fly to Tagbilaran, ferry, Local Banca  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Puerto Princesa (PPS) to Tagbilaran (TAG) PPS - TAG
  2. Take the ferry from Tagbilaran to Dumaguete
  3. Take the Local Banca from Malatapay to Apo Island

$125 - $541

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Puerto Princesa to Apo is to ferry and bus and Local Banca which costs ₱2,000 - ₱2,500 and takes 35 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puerto Princesa to Apo is to fly and Local Banca which costs ₱9,500 - ₱28,000 and takes 6 h 34 min.

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The distance between Puerto Princesa and Apo is 503 km.

The best way to get from Puerto Princesa to Apo without a car is to ferry and bus and Local Banca which takes 35 h 49 min and costs ₱2,000 - ₱2,500.

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It takes approximately 35 h 49 min to get from Puerto Princesa to Apo, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Puerto Princesa Airport to Dumaguete Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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

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There are 43+ hotels available in Apo. Prices start at $27 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Puerto Princesa to Apo.
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  • Distance: 314.4 miles
  • Duration: 35 h 49 min

What companies run services between Puerto Princesa, Philippines and Apo, Central Visayas, Philippines?

There is no direct connection from Puerto Princesa to Apo. However, you can take the ferry to Lapuz Wharf Iloilo, take the walk to Iloilo, take the ferry to Bacolod, take the taxi to Bacolod, take the bus to Dumaguete, take the walk to Dumaguete, take the bus to Malapatay, take the walk to Malatapay, then take the Local Banca to Apo Island. Alternatively, you can fly to Dumaguete, take the taxi to Dumaguete, take the bus to Malapatay, take the walk to Malatapay, then take the Local Banca to Apo.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Puerto Princesa to Dumaguete via Manila
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $390
Flights from Puerto Princesa to Tagbilaran via Manila
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Puerto Princesa to Dumaguete via Manila
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Puerto Princesa to Tagbilaran via Luzon Island
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Puerto Princesa to Tagbilaran via Manila
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Puerto Princesa to Dumaguete via Cebu
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Air Juan Aviation
Website
airjuan.com
Flights from Puerto Princesa to Tagbilaran via Cebu
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Bus operators
Ceres Liner
Bus from Bacolod to Dumaguete
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
bacolodpages.com
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
SuperCat Ferry
Website
supercat.com.ph
Ferry from Iloilo to Bacolod
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
supercat.com.ph
Economy Class
$5
Tourist Class
$5
Business Class
$7
Local Banca
Ferry from Malatapay to Apo Island
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$6
OceanJet
Website
oceanjet.net
Ferry from Tagbilaran to Dumaguete
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
oceanjet.net
Book at
12go.asia
Tourist Class
$13
Business Class
$19

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