There are two ways to get to El Nido
By Plane directly
You can reach El Nido with a direct flight from Manila three times a day, at 7:00 AM, 11:00 AM and 15:00 AM. The plane lands at the Lio Airport, about 4 klimoeters from the center of El Nido.
The flight is offered by a private company, ITI, and it takes about 55 minutes. From the Lio Airport you can reach El Nido with a 20 minutes ride on a tricycle.
By plane to Puerto Princesa and then by land transport
Puerto Princesa is the capital of Palawan and is located about 220 kilometers south of El Nido. There are a lot of flights from Manila and from Cebu directed to Puerto Princesa.
From Puerto Princesa you can reach El Nido by van, by bus, or by car
- How to get to El Nido by van
You can reach El Nido comfortably by van in 5-6 hours.
Check prices and book the van from Puerto Princesa to El Nido here
- How to reach El Nido by bus
The trip by bus from Puerto Princesa to El Nido takes from 6 to 8 hours.
You can book the bus from Puerto Princesa to El Nido here
- How to reach El Nido by car
You can rent a car in Puerto Princesa, drive by your own till El Nido, and have the chance to discover the amazing nature of Palawan at your own pace. Be careful though, as the journey is not verycomfortable, be prepared to drive for more than 280 kilometers, and don’t travel during the night!You can check prices and book your car here