How to get to Manila from Boracay? What will you choose plane or ferry?

I wrote this blog to guide you on how to get to Manila from Caticlan (Boracay). There are 2 ways on how to get to Manila via Caticlan (Boracay), the first is by plane, you can book your flight from MPH (Caticlan Airport) to Manila, you can book thru Cebu Pacific, Philippine Airlines or Air Asia.

Related article: How to get to Boracay alone

From Boracay, hire a van or tricycle "tuk-tuk going to port (Cagban port) approximately 20-30 minutes and it depends on which station are you, Station 3 is the nearest.

Habagat season begins sometime in June and they're using alternate port "Tambisaan-Tabon port starts. You may also check things that you should know upon entering Boracay Island

What will you need next is to buy your boat ticket Php30.00 per person (day navigation) from 6pm boat ticket cost about Php 40-50.00 per person, there is Php 100 per person terminal fee in the port after reaching Caticlan jetty port hire a tricycle going to Caticlan Airport (it range from Php150 per tricycle) also known as Geofredo P. Ramos International Airport approximately 30-45 minutes by plane.


It took 10 hours or so by ferry trip, to complete your journey from Caticlan to Batangas port, ride a bus an additional 2 hours all the way to Manila (Cubao). 2go travel is here for you then.

There is two-vessel (St. Ignatius of Loyola and the St. Anthony de Padua). St. Ignatius of Loyola depart s every day except Tuesdays 8 am and arrives in Batangas at 6 pm while St. Anthony de Padua departs Sundays and Thursdays at 9 pm and arrives in Batangas at 6 am, on Tuesdays at 8 am and arrives in Batangas at 6.15 pm.

Note: For a hassle-free transfer from your hotel in Boracay book your transfer service ahead of time. You can always ask for assistance or contact at 0946-9467491/09264629707. If you have any questions. Just drop a comment below and I will answer as soon as possible.

What would you like, the plane or ferry?

Last update: December 18, 2019