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

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

Ferry, car ferry via Coron  •  34 h 7 min

$83 - $162

Cheapest option

Ferry, Mini Van  •  46 h 54 min

$68 - $109

5 alternative options

Ferry, car ferry  •  2 days 18 h

$96 - $122

Fly Tagbilaran to Busuanga, ferry  •  8 h 48 min

  1. TAG - USU

$213 - $452

Fly Tagbilaran to Puerto Princesa, Mini Van  •  9 h 26 min

  1. TAG - PPS

$118 - $527

Ferry to Cebu, fly to Puerto Princesa, Mini Van  •  10 h 17 min

  1. CEB - PPS

$76 - $336

Ferry to Cebu, fly to Busuanga, ferry  •  9 h 54 min

  1. CEB - USU

$158 - $429

Questions & Answers

The distance between Tagbilaran and El Nido is 516 km.

The cheapest way to get from Tagbilaran to El Nido is to ferry and Mini Van which costs ₱3,500 - ₱6,000 and takes 46 h 54 min.

The quickest way to get from Tagbilaran to El Nido is to fly and ferry which takes 8 h 48 min and costs ₱11,000 - ₱24,000.

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.

It takes approximately 34 h 7 min to get from Tagbilaran to El Nido, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Tagbilaran to El Nido. However, you can take the ferry to Cebu, take the car ferry to Manila, take the taxi to Manila, take the car ferry to Coron, then take the ferry to El Nido, Palawan. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Tagbilaran to El Nido via Cebu, Iloilo, Lapuz Wharf Iloilo, Puerto Princesa, and Puerto Princesa in around 46 h 54 min.

Airlines
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
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $420
Flights from Tagbilaran to Puerto Princesa via Manila
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
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
Flights from Tagbilaran to Puerto Princesa via Davao, Manila
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Cebu to Puerto Princesa
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Flights from Cebu to Busuanga
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $360
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
Flights from Tagbilaran to Puerto Princesa via Manila, Cebu
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Flights from Cebu to Puerto Princesa
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $160
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 Cebu to Puerto Princesa
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Tagbilaran to Busuanga via Manila
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Bus operators
El Nido Private Shuttle
Website
elnidopalawan.com
Bus from Puerto Princesa to El Nido
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
elnidopalawan.com
Ferry operators
OceanJet
Website
oceanjet.net
Ferry from Tagbilaran to Cebu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
oceanjet.net
Tourist Class
$16
Business Class
$20
Ferry from Tagbilaran to Dumaguete
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
oceanjet.net
Tourist Class
$14
Business Class
$20
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
3 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
$26 - $31
Tourist Class
$30 - $45
Cabin for 4
$30 - $50
Cabin for 6
$35 - $50
Stateroom for 2
$95 - $105
Suiteroom for 2
$103 - $107
Car ferry from Manila to Coron
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Super Value Class
$22 - $27
Tourist Class
$30 - $40
Cabin for 4
$35 - $55
Cabin for 6
$35 - $55
Stateroom for 3
$120
Car ferry from Dumaguete Port to Manila
Ave. Duration
26 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Super Value Class
$50 - $65
Mega Value Class
$50 - $65
Tourist Class
$50 - $70
Cabin for 4
$64 - $67
Stateroom for 2
$133 - $138
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
$33
Schedules at
facebook.com
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
$34
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
$24
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
$15 - $20
Schedules at
cokaliongshipping.com
Economy
$16
Tourist
$17
Cabin
$20
Suite Room
$46
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
$15 - $50
Schedules at
transasiashipping.com
Private
$47
Cabin
$20
Tourist
$17
2nd Class
$16

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