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There are 3 ways to get from Tagbilaran to El Nido by plane, ferry, bus or car ferry

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Recommended option

Fly  •  1h 52m

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

$279 - $492

Cheapest option

Ferry, bus  •  2 days 1h

  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

1 alternative option

Ferry, car ferry  •  2 days 3h

  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 to El Nido is to ferry and bus which costs ₱3,100 - ₱3,900 and takes 2 days 1h.

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

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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, Palawan via Dumaguete Port, Manila and Coron. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 3h.

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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 bus which takes 2 days 1h and costs ₱3,100 - ₱3,900.

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It takes approximately 1h 52m to get from Tagbilaran 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 1h 45m.

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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 to El Nido.
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  • Distance: 322.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 52m

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

Island Transvoyager flies from Tagbilaran to El Nido 4 times a week.

Airlines
Island Transvoyager
Website
air-swift.com
Flights from Panglao Island to El Nido
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $490
Bus operators
Cherry Bus Palawan
Phone
+63 48 434 0752
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Puerto Princesa City to El Nido
Ave. Duration
7h
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
2h
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
2h
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
12h 30m
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
14h 30m
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
24h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
facebook.com
Ferry from Coron to El Nido, Palawan
Ave. Duration
4h
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
26h
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
11h
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
16h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
facebook.com

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