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There are 6 ways to get from Tagbilaran Airport (TAG) to El Nido by plane, bus, ferry or car ferry

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 Panglao Island to El Nido  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Panglao Island (TAG) to El Nido (ENI) TAG - ENI

$279 - $492

Cheapest option

Ferry, bus  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the ferry from Tagbilaran to Cebu
  2. Take the ferry from Cebu to Iloilo
  3. Take the ferry from Lapuz Wharf Iloilo to Puerto Princesa
  4. Take the bus from Puerto Princesa City to El Nido

$59 - $71

4 alternative options

Fly Panglao Island to Puerto Princesa, Mini Van  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Panglao Island (TAG) to Puerto Princesa (PPS) TAG - PPS
  2. Take the Mini Van from Puerto Princesa to El Nido

$122 - $531

Fly Tagbilaran City Airport to Mactan–Cebu, fly to El Nido  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the Land Plane from Tagbilaran City Airport to Mactan–Cebu International Airport
  2. Fly from Mactan–Cebu (CEB) to El Nido (ENI) CEB - ENI

$175 - $356

Fly Tagbilaran City Airport to Mactan–Cebu, fly to Puerto Princesa, Mini Van  •  9 h 43 min

  1. Take the Land Plane from Tagbilaran City Airport to Mactan–Cebu International Airport
  2. Fly from Mactan–Cebu (CEB) to Puerto Princesa (PPS) CEB - PPS
  3. Take the Mini Van from Puerto Princesa to El Nido

$113 - $368

Ferry, car ferry  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the ferry from Tagbilaran to Dumaguete
  2. Take the car ferry from Dumaguete Port to Manila
  3. Take the car ferry from Manila to Coron
  4. Take the ferry from Coron to El Nido, Palawan

$120 - $172

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tagbilaran Airport (TAG) to El Nido is to ferry and bus which costs ₱3,100 - ₱3,900 and takes 2 days 1 h.

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The quickest way to get from Tagbilaran Airport (TAG) to El Nido is to fly which costs ₱15,000 - ₱27,000 and takes 1 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct ferry from Tagbilaran Airport (TAG) to El Nido. However, there are services departing from Tagbilaran and arriving at El Nido, Palawan via Dumaguete Port, Manila and Coron. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 3 h.

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The distance between Tagbilaran Airport (TAG) and El Nido is 516 km.

The best way to get from Tagbilaran Airport (TAG) to El Nido without a car is to ferry and bus which takes 2 days 1 h and costs ₱3,100 - ₱3,900.

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It takes approximately 1 h 52 min to get from Tagbilaran Airport (TAG) to El Nido, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Panglao Island Airport to El Nido Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Island Transvoyager offers flights from Panglao Island Airport to El Nido Airport.

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There are 240+ hotels available in El Nido. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tagbilaran Airport (TAG) to El Nido.
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  • Distance: 322.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 52 min

What companies run services between Tagbilaran Airport (TAG), Philippines and El Nido, Philippines?

Island Transvoyager flies from Tagbilaran Airport (TAG) to El Nido 4 times a week.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Panglao Island to Puerto Princesa via Manila
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Flights from Panglao Island to Puerto Princesa via Manila, Iloilo
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Flights from Mactan–Cebu to Puerto Princesa
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $160
Flights from Mactan–Cebu to Puerto Princesa via Iloilo
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $160
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Panglao Island to Puerto Princesa via Clark International
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Panglao Island to Puerto Princesa via Manila
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Mactan–Cebu to Puerto Princesa
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Island Transvoyager
Website
air-swift.com
Flights from Panglao Island to El Nido
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $490
Flights from Mactan–Cebu to El Nido
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Panglao Island to Puerto Princesa via Manila
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Mactan–Cebu to Puerto Princesa
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Bus operators
El Nido Van Transfer
Email
tickets@elnidotransfer.com
Website
elnidotransfer.com
Bus from Puerto Princesa to El Nido
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
elnidotransfer.com
Cherry Bus Palawan
Phone
+63 48 434 0752
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Puerto Princesa City to El Nido
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
pinoytravel.com.ph
Ferry operators
OceanJet
Phone
+63(32)255-7560
Email
customerservice@oceanjet.net
Website
oceanjet.net
Ferry from Tagbilaran to Cebu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
oceanjet.net
Book at
12go.asia
Tourist Class
$13
Business Class
$24
Open Air
$12
Ferry from Tagbilaran to Dumaguete
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
oceanjet.net
Book at
12go.asia
Tourist Class
$17
Business Class
$24
Cokaliong Shipping
Phone
(032) 232-7211
Website
cokaliongshipping.com
Ferry from Cebu to Iloilo
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
cokaliongshipping.com
Economy
$15
Tourist
$17
Cabin
$19
Suite Room
$45
Trans Asia Shipping
Phone
+63 32 254 6491
Website
transasiashipping.com
Ferry from Cebu City to Iloilo
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
transasiashipping.com
Book at
booking.transasiashipping.com
Private
$45
Cabin
$25
Tourist
$21
2nd Class
$19
Montenegro Shipping and Ferries
Email
operations.msli@gmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Ferry from Lapuz Wharf Iloilo to Puerto Princesa
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
facebook.com
Ferry from Coron to El Nido, Palawan
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
biyaheroes.com
Book at
12go.asia
2 GO Travel
Phone
(+63 2) 528.7209
Email
info@2go.com.ph
Website
travel.2go.com.ph
Car ferry from Dumaguete Port to Manila
Ave. Duration
26 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Super Value Class
$50 - $60
Mega Value Class
$50 - $65
Tourist Class
$50 - $65
Cabin for 4
$63 - $66
Stateroom for 2
$130 - $134
Car ferry from Manila to Coron
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Super Value Class
$22 - $26
Tourist Class
$30 - $40
Cabin for 4
$35 - $50
Cabin for 6
$35 - $50
Stateroom for 3
$117
Atienza Shipping Lines
Phone
+639998817266
Website
facebook.com
Car ferry from Manila to Coron
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
facebook.com
Other operators
Air Juan
Phone
+632 7188111
Email
reservations@airjuan.com
Website
airjuan.com
Plane from Tagbilaran City Airport to Mactan–Cebu International Airport
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$53
Schedules at
airjuan.com
Book at
apps1.tflite.com

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