A lot of travelers are wondering how to get to El Nido Palawan from Coron. A distance of about 280 km separates the two destinations. They are islands, so the different options will obviously be: ferry boat, plane, or boat expedition.
Every option has its own advantage and different costs as well. We will try to expose to you all the solutions on how to get to El Nido Palawan from Coron in order for you to find the best way that suits you.
El Nido to Coron Ferry
Few years ago if you were looking on how to get to El Nido Palawan from Coron you could have found that the only way was the very well known local Filipino banka (wooden boat). These wooden boats were very slow and mostly not very comfortable. The ride to El Nido Palawan from Coron could take 8 to 9 hours depending on the sea condition.
It has now been replaced by a ferryboat, which takes only 4 to 5 hours to El Nido Palawan from Coron.
The main company operating to El Nido Palawan from Coron is Montenegro departing at 6 am from El Nido and the second company is Phimal departing at 8:20 am.
When you are looking to get to El Nido Palawan from Coron: a ferry boat is definitely the cheapest option.
Some few tricks you need to know if you are looking on how to El Nido Palawan from Coron by ferries:
- Your ticket has to be booked in advance since there are limited seats on board, the boat can be full very fast and it will make you wait a couple of days more before being able to travel.
- You will be traveling to some open sea area and the ride can be bumpy according to the sea condition. So better to get some seasick pills if you are sensitive. You better avoid too much drinking the night before if you don’t want to have the worst ride ever on your transfer day.
- Be aware that sometimes some ferries can be off and not functioning due to maintenance issues or the sea condition which is not allowing it to travel. This doesn’t happen frequently but make sure to keep enough days close from international flights for example and make sure to keep sufficient time in between.
How much does the El Nido to Coron ferry cost?
The ferry in order to travel El Nido Palawan from Coron and vice versa will cost you 1760 pesos / adult.
How long does the el Nido to Coron ferry take?
El Nido Palawan from Coron and vice versa can be done with a regular ferry boat ride which will be around 4 to 5 hours. The distance El Nido Palawan from Coron is about 280 km. Unfortunately during this boat trip El Nido Palawan from Coron you won’t be able to approach any of these amazing and still remote places.
Joining a boat expedition in order to travel to El Nido Palawan from Coron will allow you to reach the the beautiful island from such asCulion, Linapacan and Busuanga. Linapacan groups of islands which is in between El Nido Palawan and Coron is counting plenty of white sand beaches, snorkeling spots, fishermen villages… This is really a place to visit in Palawan and only few travelers are reach that aera due to its remote location. Actually the islands from El Nido to Coron was elected a few years ago: Clearest Water in the world. If you are looking for an adventure how to get to el Nido Palawan from Coron try to have a look to:
Since you will not find a public boat in order to reach that place, you will have to join a boat cruise expedition to travel to El Nido Palawan from Coron in order to reach those beautiful islands. Nativ’Exploration offer the good opportunity with a boat riding to El Nido Palawan from Coron, which include everything: boat, guide, food, sleeping materials, entrance fees…
The goal of our trip is to make you a unique expedition, in order to bring you deep into the Filipino culture. Keep in mind that you will be experiencing an adventure far from civilization and without the comfort of your house..
You can join us for 3 or 5 days on our banka (local boat) visiting white sand beaches, blue color water, and splendid islands made by cliffs, sleeping on its remote islands and discovering Filipino culture.
Can you get a boat from Coron to El Nido?
The ferry will be operating from the two ways: El Nido Palawan from Coron and vice versa.
They are two ferries departing from Coron to El Nido: Montenegro and Phimal.
How long is the boat ride from Coron to El Nido?
The boat ride to El Nido Palawan from Coron is about 4 to 6 hours according to the distance and the speed of the boat.
El nido to Coron by plane
Another option is to travel to El Nido Palawan from Coron and vice versa.
If you are wondering how to get to El Nido Palawan from Coron as fast as you can, that is definitely the best option.
There is the private airline: Airswfit which is operating regular flights to El Nido Palawan from Coron and vice versa.
There are several flights a week. A ticket has to be booked in advance online since there are no everyday trips. Prices may vary up to the period of the year. Same as with the ferry it is always better to keep some sufficient time between your international and domestic flight in case it will be delayed.
Coron airport is located more or less 30 minutes from the main town. You will have to book a private shuttle or van in order to transfer there.
El Nido airport is located 7 km away from the town. The most common way to transfer there or from it, is to use the local tricycle (take longer than van but easier to find).
Always keep some allowance in term if time in order to not let your rush and miss your flight since you can have traffic jam or other stuff which will make you late;
El Nido to Coron Expeditions
The goald with Nativ’ Exploration Palawan is to visit El Nido Palawan from Coron: a very unique way on how to get to El Nido Palawan from Coron.
This boat expedition starts in El Nido (often referred to as heaven on earth) and reaches Coron after 5 incredible days on the boat. The itinerary to El Nido Palawan from Coron is not fixed: every trip is unique. This is definitely the most surprising way on how to get to el Nido Palawan from Coron.
The route from El Nido to Coron trip includes hundreds of beautiful islands, clear waters, white white sand beaches, coves, shipwrecks, not often seen by most tourists. Expedition to El Nido Palawan from Coron is about both island-style experience and discovering a more simple way of life. If you are looking for a real experience on how to get to El Nido Palawan from Coron, that must be for you.
During El Nido 5 days 4 nights expedition with Nativ’ Exploration Palawan daily trip is based on swimming, snorkeling, relaxing along the beach where we stop. This adventure to El Nido Palawan from Coron is following the rhythm of nature: enjoying sunset view, sharing stories and star gazing around the fire at night, falling asleep to nature’s lullaby until sunrise wakes you from the morning sky.
Far from the classic options that is often seen on the local offer, the expedition to El Nido Palawan from Coron has the target to allow travelers to be totally immersed in the marine environment and discover real Filipino life. This must be the best way to get to el Nido Palawan from Coron.
This expedition to El Nido Palawan from Coron is a once in a lifetime adventure.
If you are wondering how to get to el Nido Palawan from Coron in an original and authentic way this is what you need to do!
You can send us an email and we will forward you more information and our expedition schedules.
You can inquire for our schedule as well as for the different trips since we offer open group expeditions as well as private trips. We are mostly trying to keep it intimate with a limited number of people on board. That will definitely be to experience the Filipino culture and natural beauty of Palawan.