Flight or Ferry from Coron to Manila?
How to get from Coron to Manila?
Leaving Palawan and heading back to the capital? If you’re going from Coron to Manila, you can either take a direct flight (45m – 1h 20m), or you can take an overnight ferry. Traveling by ferry is slower (11 hours) but it’s also cheaper.
Your options at a glance
|Flight||45m - 1h 20m||3.800 PHP (€63,50) + 150 PHP (€2,50)||Check available flights|
|Ferry||11 hours||1.500 PHP (€25)||Check ferry tickets|
Flight from Coron to Manila
Duration: 45m – 1h 20min
Costs: 3.800 PHP (€63,50) + 150 PHP (€2,50)
If you want to save time, then a direct flight from Coron to Manila is your best option, even though it costs more.
To get to the airport in Coron, you’ll need to take a van. The best way to arrange this is at your hotel. The fare is 150 PHP (€2,50).
Flights from Coron to Manila can get quite expensive when not on sale. Skyjet, Cebu Pacific Air and Philippine Airlines (PAL) offer flights starting at 3.800 PHP (€63,50) for a one-way ticket. During peak season, the price can be 3 times more expensive. It’s best to plan your schedule ahead and book your ticket in advance to get cheaper rates.
PAL is the official carrier of the Philippines, and they usually offer more expensive rates than the other 2 airlines. The planes land at different terminals, depending on which airline you booked with.
Tip: Cebu Pacific offers multiple “piso fare promotions” annually. Keep an eye out for these promotions so you can book a cheaper flight for this route!
Ferry from Coron to Manila
Duration: 11 hours
Costs: 1.500 PHP (€25)
Ferries from Coron to Manila depart from the Coron Pier at 20:00 every Sunday. The trip takes 11 hours, so the ferry arrives at Pier 4 of North Harbour, Manila at 7:00 the following day.
Tickets start at 1.500 PHP (€25) when you book directly through 2Go Travel. However, this price still depends on how early you book and on which ticket class you purchase. This rate is for the mega value class, which includes a bed space for you to rest on during the journey. You can also book through 12GoAsia.
If you need further assistance with booking your ferry ticket, you may also ask for help from your hotel.
Traveling via ferry from Coron to Manila is not that bad, as the ferry ride is quite comfortable. The only downside is that it’s quite slow and requires almost half a day to travel. As it’s overnight, though, it can save you some sightseeing time.