There are 5 ways to get from Puerto Princesa to Calapan by car ferry, bus, plane, taxi or 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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Car ferry, bus  •  38 h 31 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Puerto Princesa to Manila Pier 4 Pp
  2. Take the bus from Jam Liner Buendia Bus Terminal to Batangas
  3. Take the car ferry from Batangas to Calapan

$35 - $72

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Bus, car ferry  •  46 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Princesa City to El Nido
  2. Take the car ferry from El Nido to Manila
  3. Take the bus from Jam Liner Buendia Bus Terminal to Batangas
  4. Take the car ferry from Batangas to Calapan

$47 - $53

Fly to San Jose, taxi  •  13 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Puerto Princesa (PPS) to San Jose (SJI) PPS - SJI
  2. Take a taxi from San Jose to Calapan

$153 - $443

Fly to Manila, bus, ferry  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Puerto Princesa (PPS) to Manila (MNL) PPS - MNL
  2. Take the bus from Jam Liner Buendia Bus Terminal to Tanauan
  3. Take the bus from Tanauan to Batangas Pier
  4. Take the ferry from Batangas to Calapan

$53 - $196

Fly to Luzon Island, bus, ferry  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Puerto Princesa (PPS) to Luzon Island (CRK) PPS - CRK
  2. Take the bus from Clark International Airport to Trinoma
  3. Take the bus from Manila Cubao to Batangas City Pier
  4. Take the ferry from Batangas to Calapan

$272 - $1,114

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Puerto Princesa to Calapan is to bus and car ferry which costs ₱2,500 - ₱2,900 and takes 46 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puerto Princesa to Calapan is to fly and bus and ferry which costs ₱2,900 - ₱11,000 and takes 7 h 29 min.

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The distance between Puerto Princesa and Calapan is 488 km.

The best way to get from Puerto Princesa to Calapan without a car is to car ferry and bus which takes 38 h 31 min and costs ₱1,800 - ₱3,900.

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It takes approximately 38 h 31 min to get from Puerto Princesa to Calapan, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Puerto Princesa Airport to San Jose Airport. The quickest flight takes 13 h and has one stopover.

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Cebgo, Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific offer flights from Puerto Princesa Airport to San Jose Airport.

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There are four+ hotels available in Calapan. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Puerto Princesa to Calapan.
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  • Distance: 304.7 miles
  • Duration: 38 h 31 min

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

There is no direct connection from Puerto Princesa to Calapan. However, you can take the car ferry to Manila Pier 4, take the walk to Camba / Clavel Intersection, Manila, take the bus to T. Pinpin Street / Escolta Intersection, Manila, take the walk to Carriedo LRT, take the train to Gil Puyat LRT, take the walk to Jam Liner Buendia Bus Terminal, take the bus to Batangas, then take the car ferry to Calapan. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Puerto Princesa to Calapan via El Nido, El Nido, Manila, Sto. Nino Church, Nicolas Zamora, Manila, Union Bank of Philippines, Juan Luca, Manila, Juan Luna, Manila, Burgos Street, Lungsod ng Pasay, Jam Liner Buendia Bus Terminal, and Batangas in around 46 h 27 min.

Airlines
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Puerto Princesa to San Jose via Luzon Island
Ave. Duration
19 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Puerto Princesa to San Jose via Cebu, Luzon Island
Ave. Duration
21 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Puerto Princesa to Manila
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Puerto Princesa to Manila via Cebu
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Puerto Princesa to Luzon Island
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
Flights from Puerto Princesa to Luzon Island via Cebu
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Puerto Princesa to San Jose via Manila
Ave. Duration
13 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Puerto Princesa to San Jose via Cebu, Manila
Ave. Duration
20 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Puerto Princesa to San Jose via Iloilo, Manila
Ave. Duration
20 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Puerto Princesa to Manila
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Puerto Princesa to Manila
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Puerto Princesa to Luzon Island
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $410
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Puerto Princesa to San Jose via Manila
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Bus operators
Jam
Website
jam.com.ph
Bus from Jam Liner Buendia Bus Terminal to Batangas
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
jam.com.ph
Book at
pinoytravel.com.ph
Bus from Jam Liner Buendia Bus Terminal to Tanauan
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
jam.com.ph
Book at
pinoytravel.com.ph
Cherry Bus Palawan
Website
cherrybuspalawan.com
Bus from Puerto Princesa City to El Nido
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
cherrybuspalawan.com
Book at
pinoytravel.com.ph
Alps the Bus
Website
alpsthebus.com
Bus from Tanauan to Batangas Pier
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
alpsthebus.com
Bus from Manila Cubao to Batangas City Pier
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
alpsthebus.com
Ferry operators
2 GO Travel
Phone
(+63 2) 528.7209
Email
info@2go.com.ph
Website
travel.2go.com.ph
Car ferry from Puerto Princesa to Manila Pier 4
Ave. Duration
31 h 31 min
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 - $59
Stateroom for 3
$128
Montenegro Shipping and Ferries
Starlite Ferries
Phone
+63 43 723 9965
Website
starliteferries.com
Car ferry from Batangas Pier to Calapan
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
starliteferries.com
Tourist
$5
Business Class
$6
FastCat Ferry
Website
fastcat.com.ph
Car ferry from Batangas Pier to Calapan
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
fastcat.com.ph
Book at
pinoytravel.com.ph
Economy
$5
Premium Economy
$6
Business Class
$7
Super Shuttle Roro
Atienza Shipping Lines
Website
facebook.com
Car ferry from El Nido to Manila
Ave. Duration
31 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
facebook.com
OceanJet
Website
oceanjet.net
Ferry from Batangas to Calapan
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
oceanjet.net
Tourist Class
$6
Business Class
$7
SuperCat Ferry
Website
supercat.com.ph
Ferry from Batangas to Calapan
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
supercat.com.ph
Other operators
Taxi from San Jose to Calapan
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75

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