How to Get to Palawan

Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park PalawanThe fastest way to reach Palawan is by plane. There are two daily flights each fielded by Philippine Airlines and Air Philippines from the Manila Domestic Airport to the Puerto Princesa Domestic Airport in Central Palawan.Those bound for the Calamian Group of Islands in North Palawan may board the small planes fielded at least once daily by Asian Spirit, Air Ads and Pacific Air from Manila to the YKR Airport in Busuanga. There are jeepney shuttles bound for Decalatiao Wharf where speedboats ferry visitors to their island destinations.Soriano Aviation flies to the El Nido Airport. By air:PHILIPPINE AIRLINES, Telephone (632) 8558888/8559999
AIR PHILIPPINES, Telephone (632) 8437770
ASIAN SPIRIT, Telephone (632) 8403811
PACIFIC AIR, Telephone (632) 8322731
AIR ADS, Telephone (632) 8333264
SORIANO AVIATION, Telephone (632) 8333852By sea:

WG & A SUPERFERRY, Telephone (632) 2453142 to 60/ 2454061 to 80
SULPICIO LINES, Telephone (632) 2450616 to 30/2459701 to 07

The Philippines is accessible from the travel capitals of the world. Traveling time to Manila from Hong Kong is an hour and 50 minutes; from Singapore, 3 hours and 10 minutes; from Bangkok, 3 hours and 50 minutes; Tokyo, 4 hours and 15 minutes; Sydney, 10 hours and 20 minutes; London, 20 hours and 45 minutes; Paris, 21 hours and 15 minutes; Frankfurt, 19 hours and 40 minutes; San Francisco, 16 hours and 15 minutes; Los Angeles, 15 hours and 20 minutes; and New York, 25 hours and 20 minutes.

Flying to Palawan

From Manila: Air travel between Manila and Puerto Princesa, Palwan takes less than an hour and is available daily via Air Philippines, Cebu Pacific, Zest Airways, and Philippine Airlines,

From Busuanga and El Nido:
South East Asian Airlines flies to Puerto Princesa from Manila two to three times a week, oftentimes via Busuanga, Cuyo, and El NidoFlying from Cebu, Iloilo, and Davao:
Cebu Pacific operates flights from Cebu / Iloilo / Davao / Puerto Princesa


From Cuyo, Iloilo and Cebu:
Travel on board via Montenegro Shipping and Milagrosa Shipping once a week

Onwards Travel Arrangements
Your lodge, resort, or travel agent will be glad to help you arrange onward travel arrangements.

Getting Around
When traveling within Puerto Princesa proper and on short trips to the suburbs, tricycles can be easily available at a minimal fare or on hire basis. Multicabs and jeepneys move around the city on specified routes. Travel to the outskirts and outlying villages can be jeepney or mini-bus.

Car rental service by air conditioned vans can be availed when traveling to most tourist destinations in the city. Bigger tour groups may arrange for coaster or bus service through a travel agency or a tourist transport operator. Sea transport to islands and coastal beaches in the city is usually by a motorized outrigger boat.

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