Last updated: Sep 19, 2019

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How To Get From Port Barton to Puerto Princesa?

Puerto Princesa in the Philippines is popular because of its beautiful white sand beaches and great weather, plus an exciting nightlife. Many travel there to visit the famous Underground River, and the town is also a hub for traveling to other tourist spots in Palawan. Add this jewel to your itinerary and you won’t be disappointed.

Wondering how to get from Port Barton to Puerto Princesa? Your two options are going by bus (4 hours) or by van (3.5 hours) and costs will vary between 250-400 PHP ($4.70-$8).

Transport modeDurationCostsAvailability
Bus4h250 PHP ($4.70)Online tickets not available
Van3.5h300 - 400 PHP ($5.70-$8)Check tickets

 

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Port Barton to Puerto Princesa by Bus


Duration: 4 hours
Costs: 250 PHP ($4.70)

Going from Port Barton to Puerto Princesa is pretty straightforward. If you wish to travel by bus, there is only 1 trip scheduled per day. Make sure you don’t miss the bus that departs at 9:00 from the Port Barton Bus Terminal.

The bus fare is 250 PHP ($4.70) and the total travel time is 4 hours. The buses drop you off at the San Jose Bus Terminal.
 

Port Barton to Puerto Princesa by Van


Duration: 3.5 hours
Costs: 300 – 400 PHP ($5.70-$8)

As there aren’t many bus trips, taking a van from Port Barton to Puerto Princesa is a more convenient option.

Vans going from Port Barton to Puerto Princesa are available at the bus terminus. Fares range from 300 – 400 PHP ($5.70-$8), and the van will drop you off at the San Jose Terminal in Puerto Princesa. If you wish to be dropped off at the airport, expect to pay 500 PHP ($9.50).

You may also book a van with Klook if you want a pick-up service.

Timings depend on which company you use.

  • SBE vans leave at 6:00, 8:00, 10:00, 13:00 and 16:00
  • Recaro vans leave at 6:00, 8:00, 9:00, 11:00, 13:00, 15:00 and 17:00 (this last trip may be cancelled in low season)
  • Lexxus Shuttle vans leave at 8:00, 11:00, 13:00 and 16:00
  • Klook: 8:30 10:30, 13:30, 16:30

Keep in mind that timings can also be irregular in the low season, and sometimes vans leave when they are full, even if it’s not the scheduled time.

Tip: The van is the most preferred mode of transport in Palawan. Seats can fill up quickly, so always try to book at least 1 day in advance!

 
 

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