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There are 3 ways to get from Pulau Sipadan to Boracay (Island) by ferry, bus, car ferry or plane

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Ferry, bus, car ferry  •  47 h 17 min

  1. Take the ferry from Pulau Sipadan to Semporna Jetty
  2. Take the bus from Semporna to Sandakan Express Bus Terminal
  3. Take the car ferry from Sandakan Harbour to Zamboanga
  4. Take the car ferry from Zamboanga to Iloilo
  5. Take the bus from Tagbak Terminal, Iloilo City to Caticlan, Malay
  6. Take the ferry from Caticlan to Boracay

$105 - $136

2 alternative options

Ferry, Minibus, fly to Boracay  •  16 h 31 min

  1. Take the ferry from Pulau Sipadan to Semporna Jetty
  2. Take the Minibus from Semporna to Tawau Airport
  3. Fly from Tawau (TWU) to Boracay (MPH) TWU - MPH

$114 - $369

Ferry, Minibus, fly to Kalibo, bus  •  19 h 50 min

  1. Take the ferry from Pulau Sipadan to Semporna Jetty
  2. Take the Minibus from Semporna to Tawau Airport
  3. Fly from Tawau (TWU) to Kalibo (KLO) TWU - KLO
  4. Take the bus from Kalibo, Aklan to Caticlan, Malay
  5. Take the ferry from Caticlan to Boracay

$106 - $323

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pulau Sipadan to Boracay (Island) is to ferry and bus and car ferry which costs RM 430 - RM 600 and takes 47 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pulau Sipadan to Boracay (Island) is to ferry and Minibus and fly which costs RM 470 - RM 1600 and takes 16 h 31 min.

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The distance between Pulau Sipadan and Boracay (Island) is 945 km.

It takes approximately 47 h 17 min to get from Pulau Sipadan to Boracay (Island), including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Tawau Airport to Boracay Airport. The quickest flight takes 15 h 10 min and has two stopovers.

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Cebgo, Malaysia Airlines, AirAsia and Cebu Pacific offer flights from Tawau Airport to Boracay Airport.

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There are 142+ hotels available in Boracay (Island). Prices start at $45 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Pulau Sipadan to Boracay (Island).
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  • Distance: 590.8 miles
  • Duration: 47 h 17 min

What companies run services between Pulau Sipadan, Malaysia and Boracay (Island), Western Visayas, Philippines?

There is no direct connection from Pulau Sipadan to Manoc-Manoc. However, you can take the ferry to Semporna Jetty, take the walk to Semporna, take the bus to Sandakan, take the drive to Sandakan Harbour, take the car ferry to Zamboanga, take the car ferry to Iloilo, take the drive to Tagbak Terminal, Iloilo City, take the bus to Caticlan, Malay, take the walk to Caticlan, then take the ferry to Boracay. Alternatively, you can take the ferry to Semporna Jetty, take the walk to Semporna, take the Minibus to Tawau Airport, take the walk to Tawau airport, fly to Boracay, take the walk to Caticlan, then take the ferry to Manoc-Manoc.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Tawau to Boracay via Kota Kinabalu, Manila
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from Tawau to Boracay via Kuala Lumpur, Manila
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Flights from Tawau to Boracay via Sandakan, Kota Kinabalu, Manila
Ave. Duration
13 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Flights from Tawau to Boracay via Kota Kinabalu, Guangzhou Baiyun, Manila
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Tawau to Boracay via Kuala Lumpur, Kota Kinabalu, Manila
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Tawau to Boracay via Kota Kinabalu, Kuala Lumpur, Manila
Ave. Duration
16 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Tawau to Kalibo via Kuala Lumpur, Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Tawau to Kalibo via Kuala Lumpur, Manila
Ave. Duration
15 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Tawau to Kalibo via Kota Kinabalu, Guangzhou Baiyun, Manila
Ave. Duration
16 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Tawau to Kalibo via Kota Kinabalu, Manila
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Flights from Tawau to Kalibo via Kota Kinabalu, Kuala Lumpur, Manila
Ave. Duration
19 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Tawau to Kalibo via Kuala Lumpur, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
15 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Tawau to Kalibo via Kota Kinabalu, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
18 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Tawau to Kalibo via Kota Kinabalu, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
18 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Tawau to Kalibo via Senai, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
19 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $470
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Tawau to Kalibo via Kota Kinabalu, Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Tawau to Kalibo via Kota Kinabalu, Manila
Ave. Duration
18 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Tawau to Kalibo via Kota Kinabalu, Kuala Lumpur, Manila
Ave. Duration
19 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Tawau to Kalibo via Kuala Lumpur, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
15 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Tawau to Kalibo via Kota Kinabalu, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
18 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Tawau to Kalibo via Senai, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
19 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Tawau to Boracay via Kuala Lumpur, Manila
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Tawau to Kalibo via Kuala Lumpur, Manila
Ave. Duration
19 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Bus operators
Dyana Express
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Semporna to Sandakan Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
dyanaexpressblog.blogspot.com
Ceres Liner
Bus from Tagbak Terminal, Iloilo City to Caticlan, Malay
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
phbus.com
Bus from Kalibo, Aklan to Caticlan, Malay
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
phbus.com
Syarikat Uddang
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Semporna to Tawau Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
easybook.com
Ferry operators
ferry
Ferry from Pulau Sipadan to Semporna Jetty
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
On demand
Aleson Shipping
Phone
63 (062) 992-0970
Website
facebook.com
Car ferry from Sandakan Harbour to Zamboanga
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Schedules at
aleson-shipping.com
Economy
$59
Aircon
$65
Cabin
$70
2 GO Travel
Phone
(+63 2) 528.7209
Email
info@2go.com.ph
Website
travel.2go.com.ph
Car ferry from Zamboanga to Iloilo
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Mega Value
$29
Tourist Class
$35
Cabin for 4
$41
Oyster Ferry
Phone
0917-8587738
Email
oysterferry@gmail.com
Website
oysterferry.com
Ferry from Caticlan to Boracay
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
oysterferry.com

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