Manila to El Nido Ferry Schedule

2024 Manila to El Nido Ferry Schedule and Fare Guide

Our 2024 Manila to El Nido Ferry Schedule and Fare Guide details the schedule of trips and fare rates!
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Looking for the latest ferry schedule from Manila to El Nido and El Nido to Manila? Our 2024 Manila to El Nido Ferry Schedule and Fare Guide details the trips between the two destinations.

Atienza Shipping Lines is the only shipping company traveling from Manila to El Nido, Palawan. However, direct flights from Manila to El Nido and vice versa are available.

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Small Lagoon - El Nido Tourist Spots
El Nido’s Small Lagoon boasts a turquoise blue wate against towering limestones. (Photo by Mario Manlupig / CEBU INSIDER)

How to get from Manila to El Nido

The easiest to get to El Nido from Manila is to take a direct flight. Airswift runs direct flights almost daily. The travel time is 1 hour and 30 minutes.

You may also take a ferry from Manila to El Nido. While it’s not a popular mode of transportation, it’s best taken if you don’t mind the long hours of sea travel or are bringing a vehicle with you.

Alternatively, you can take a direct flight from Manila to Coron and then take a ferry to El Nido. You may also take a direct flight from Manila to Puerto Princesa and then take a van to El Nido.

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How long is the ferry from Manila to El Nido?

The ferry ride from Manila to El Nido takes approximately 19 hours, including short stops in Coron and Limangcong, Taytay. Do take note of all the logistics, such as getting to the pier/airport, waiting, boarding, and disembarkation.

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How much does it cost to go to El Nido from Manila?

Plane tickets from Manila to El Nido booked within the week cost anywhere between 7,000 PHP and 8,000 PHP. Flights booked on the holidays and weekends tend to be a little more expensive.

Meanwhile, the cost of ferries from Manila to El Nido starts at 2,210 PHP. However, the travel takes a whole day, so it might not be a cost-effective option for some people.

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DISCLAIMER: The schedules and rates are subject to change without prior notice. We try our best to keep the information updated. Shipping companies may also cancel trips without prior notice due to bad weather and safety reasons.

2024 Manila to El Nido Ferry Schedule and Vice Versa

➡️Atienza Shipping Lines Schedule Manila to El Nido and Vice Versa

Trip frequency: Twice per week

Type of Vessel: RORO (Passenger, vehicle, and cargo)

Port in El Nido: El Nido Port

Port in Manila: Manila North Harbor Pier 4

Travel time: 19 hours

MANILA TO EL NIDOEL NIDO TO MANILA
12 noon (Wednesday)10 AM (Tuesday)
3 PM (Saturday)6 PM (Saturday)

Note that some of these trips have a stopover in Limangcong, Taytay or Coron or both. The travel from El Nido to Manila takes longer since there are stopovers.

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➡️Atienza Shipping Lines Manila to El Nido and Limangcong and Vice Versa

ACCOMMODATION TYPEMANILA TO EL NIDO FARE VV.MANILA TO LIMANGCONG FARE VV.
Economy2,210 PHP2,355 PHP
Aircon2,405 PHP2,535 PHP

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Where to Stay in El Nido

Where to Stay in Manila

Your Ultimate El Nido Travel Guide

Getting to El Nido can be exhausting if you don’t take the direct flight. But trust me—El Nido is worth visiting no matter what.

If you’re still preparing for your El Nido trip, check out our range of travel guides:

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