There are 4 ways to get from Zamboanga to Palawan by plane, car ferry, bus or 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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Fly  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Zamboanga (ZAM) to Puerto Princesa (PPS) ZAM - PPS

$85 - $446

Cheapest option

Car ferry, bus, ferry  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Zamboanga to Dumaguete Port
  2. Take the bus from Dumaguete to Bacolod
  3. Take the ferry from Bacolod to Iloilo
  4. Take the ferry from Lapuz Wharf Iloilo to Puerto Princesa

$59 - $103

2 alternative options

Car ferry, ferry  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Zamboanga Port to Cebu
  2. Take the ferry from Cebu to Iloilo
  3. Take the ferry from Lapuz Wharf Iloilo to Puerto Princesa

$66 - $101

Ferry  •  2 days 23 h

  1. Take the ferry from Zamboanga City to Cebu
  2. Take the ferry from Cebu to Iloilo
  3. Take the ferry from Lapuz Wharf Iloilo to Puerto Princesa

$67 - $102

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The cheapest way to get from Zamboanga to Palawan is to car ferry and ferry which costs ₱3,500 - ₱5,500 and takes 2 days 7 h.

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The quickest way to get from Zamboanga to Palawan is to fly which costs ₱4,600 - ₱25,000 and takes 4 h 9 min.

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The distance between Zamboanga and Palawan is 502 km.

The best way to get from Zamboanga to Palawan without a car is to car ferry and bus and ferry which takes 2 days 0 h and costs ₱3,100 - ₱6,000.

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It takes approximately 4 h 9 min to get from Zamboanga to Palawan, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Zamboanga Airport to Puerto Princesa Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Philippine Airlines, AirAsia Philippines and Cebu Pacific offer flights from Zamboanga Airport to Puerto Princesa Airport.

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There are five+ hotels available in Palawan. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Zamboanga to Palawan.
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  • Distance: 313.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 9 min

What companies run services between Zamboanga, Philippines and Palawan, MIMAROPA, Philippines?

Cebu Pacific, Philippine Airlines and AirAsia Philippines fly from Zamboanga to Palawan every 4 hours.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Zamboanga to Puerto Princesa via Cebu
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Zamboanga to Puerto Princesa via Manila
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Zamboanga to Puerto Princesa via Cebu, Manila
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Zamboanga to Puerto Princesa via Cebu
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Zamboanga to Puerto Princesa via Davao
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $470
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Zamboanga to Puerto Princesa via Manila
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Bus operators
Ceres Liner
Bus from Dumaguete to Bacolod
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
bacolodpages.com
Ferry operators
2 GO Travel
Phone
(+63 2) 528.7209
Email
info@2go.com.ph
Website
travel.2go.com.ph
Car ferry from Zamboanga to Dumaguete Port
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14 - $50
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Super Value Class
$14 - $35
Mega Value Class
$16 - $35
Tourist Class
$22 - $40
Cabin for 4
$30 - $50
Stateroom for 2
$45 - $80
Suiteroom for 2
$55 - $110
Weesamexpress
Website
weesam.ph
Ferry from Bacolod to Iloilo
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
weesam.ph
Economy
$5
Tourist
$6
First Class
$7
Montenegro Shipping and Ferries
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
George and Peter Lines Inc.
Website
gplines.com
Car ferry from Zamboanga Port to Cebu
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
superferry2go.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
Ferry from Zamboanga City to Cebu
Ave. Duration
32 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
transasiashipping.com
Book at
transasiashipping.com

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