There are 7 ways to get from Tagbilaran to El Nido by ferry, plane, bus 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.

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Ferry to Cebu, fly to El Nido  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the ferry from Tagbilaran to Cebu
  2. Fly from Cebu (CEB) to El Nido (ENI) CEB - ENI

$139 - $324

Cheapest option

Ferry, bus  •  2 days 0 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

$61 - $96

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Fly Tagbilaran to El Nido  •  3 h 22 min

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

$95 - $557

Fly Tagbilaran to Busuanga, ferry  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Tagbilaran (TAG) to Busuanga (USU) TAG - USU
  2. Take the ferry from Coron to El Nido, Palawan

$213 - $451

Fly Tagbilaran to Puerto Princesa, Mini Van  •  9 h 45 min

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

$122 - $531

Ferry, car ferry via Coron  •  33 h 7 min

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

$83 - $157

Ferry, car ferry  •  2 days 18 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 El Nido

$95 - $116

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tagbilaran to El Nido is to ferry and bus which costs ₱3,200 - ₱5,500 and takes 2 days 0 h.

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The quickest way to get from Tagbilaran to El Nido is to fly which costs ₱5,000 - ₱31,000 and takes 3 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct ferry from Tagbilaran to El Nido. However, there are services departing from Tagbilaran and arriving at El Nido via Dumaguete Port and Manila. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 18 h.

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The distance between Tagbilaran and El Nido is 516 km.

The best way to get from Tagbilaran to El Nido without a car is to ferry and car ferry which takes 33 h 7 min and costs ₱4,400 - ₱8,500.

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It takes approximately 5 h 3 min to get from Tagbilaran to El Nido, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Cebu Airport to El Nido Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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

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There are 214+ hotels available in El Nido. Prices start at $14 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tagbilaran to El Nido.
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  • Distance: 322.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 3 min

What companies run services between Tagbilaran, Philippines and El Nido, Philippines?

Air Juan Aviation, Island Transvoyager and three other airlines fly from Tagbilaran to El Nido every 4 hours.

Airlines
Island Transvoyager
Website
air-swift.com
Flights from Cebu to El Nido
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Tagbilaran to El Nido via Cebu
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $550
Flights from Tagbilaran to El Nido via Manila
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Tagbilaran to El Nido via Luzon Island, Busuanga
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Tagbilaran to El Nido via Manila, Cebu
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Tagbilaran to Puerto Princesa via Manila
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Tagbilaran to Puerto Princesa via Cebu
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Tagbilaran to Puerto Princesa via Luzon Island
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Tagbilaran to Busuanga via Luzon Island
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $420
Flights from Tagbilaran to Busuanga via Cebu
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $420
Flights from Tagbilaran to Puerto Princesa via Manila
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Tagbilaran to Puerto Princesa via Luzon Island
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Tagbilaran to Puerto Princesa via Manila
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $310
SkyJet
Website
flyskyjetair.com
Flights from Tagbilaran to Busuanga via Manila
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Tagbilaran to Busuanga via Manila
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $420
Bus operators
El Nido Van Transfer
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
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
Ferry operators
OceanJet
Website
oceanjet.net
Ferry from Tagbilaran to Cebu
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
oceanjet.net
Book at
12go.asia
Tourist Class
$15
Business Class
$19
Ferry from Tagbilaran to Dumaguete
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
oceanjet.net
Book at
12go.asia
Tourist Class
$13
Business Class
$19
M/BCA Bunso Transport
Website
facebook.com
Ferry from Coron to El Nido, Palawan
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
biyaheroes.com
Montenegro Shipping and Ferries
Website
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
Ferry from Lapuz Wharf Iloilo to Puerto Princesa
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
facebook.com
2 GO Travel
Phone
(+63 2) 528.7209
Email
info@2go.com.ph
Website
travel.2go.com.ph
Car ferry from Cebu to Manila
Ave. Duration
10 h 1 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Book at
travel.2go.com.ph
Mega Value Class
$22 - $45
Super Value Class
$25 - $30
Tourist Class
$30 - $45
Cabin for 4
$30 - $45
Cabin for 6
$35 - $50
Stateroom for 2
$90 - $105
Suiteroom for 2
$99 - $104
Car ferry from Manila to Coron
Ave. Duration
15 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
$116
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
$62 - $65
Stateroom for 2
$129 - $134
Atienza Shipping Lines
Website
facebook.com
Car ferry from Manila to Coron
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
facebook.com
Car ferry from Manila to El Nido
Ave. Duration
36 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
facebook.com
Cokaliong Shipping
Website
cokaliongshipping.com
Ferry from Cebu to Iloilo
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
cokaliongshipping.com
Economy
$15
Tourist
$17
Cabin
$19
Suite Room
$45
Trans Asia Shipping
Website
transasiashipping.com
Ferry from Cebu City to Iloilo
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $45
Schedules at
transasiashipping.com
Private
$45
Cabin
$19
Tourist
$17
2nd Class
$15

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