Coron Vs El Nido? Which one you like more El Nido or Coron? For sure both of them. Coron is much smaller than El Nido. Today we we will tell you how to get from El Nido to Coron. Also how to get to Coron by plane, boat from all the possible destinations with prices and schedule.
Coron is located in Busuanga and it’s a magical place Coron with its own magic! Once you are in Coron you will love to do island hopping, diving, snorkeling and much more plans. Coron is a paradise for divers, we loved the sealife and we are excited to go back again! Read here Coron itinerary!
BEST TIME TO VISIT CORON
The best time to visit Coron is from December to May when it’s dry season. Just expect the prices to be high and more crowded because it is peak season. From June to November will be rainy season. Coron will be less crowded and prices will go down. Click here to know more about the weather in Coron!
HOW TO GET TO CORON
HOW TO GET TO CORON BY PLANE
There are also flights from El Nido and Puerto Princesa but there are no daily flights. So make sure that you book in advance. Flights from Manila and Clark are so affordable and you can get a return ticket for $100 USD.
Read here how to get from Puerto Princesa to Coron!
HOW TO GET TO CORON TOWN FROM THE AIRPORT
Francisco B. Reyes airport in Busuanga is only 20 minutes ride to Coron town. To get to Coron town from the airport you have to go by van and it costs 150 PHP per person.
HOW TO GET TO CORON FROM MANILA
Read here how to get from Coron to Manila by ferry!
You can also take a ferry to get to Coron from Manila. The ferry is leaving on Friday at 7 pm and it will get to Coron at 6 am. Prices are around 2200 PHP. There are other companies J.V. Serrano Shipping Lines and Atienza Shipping Lines that offer services other days of the week with different schedule but it’s changing depending of the season.
HOW TO GET TO CORON FROM EL NIDO
One of the main routes of travelers in Palawan is going going from El Nido to Coron. There are a few options fast and slow boat with different schedules and prices. You can get the slow boat around 1300 PHP and it takes 6-7 hours. And you can get the fast boat around 3-4 hours for 1800 PHP.
Read here full blog post how to get from El Nido to Coron!
Up to you guys a few dollars for beers, smoothies or just paying for your comfort. The fast boat getting to Coron from El Nido leave at 6 am and it will get around 10 am. We chose this way with Montenegro Shipping Lines. Since we didn’t have so many days to stay in Coron so we could make the most of the day.
There are also flights going to Coron from El Nido but you have to book in advance and prices are around 2500-3500 PHP so it can be a great option if you want to save time.
HOW TO GET TO CORON FROM CEBU
There are daily flights from Cebu to Coron with Philippine Airlines. The flight will take 1 hour 15 minutes and it will cost around 5000-7000 PHP for one way from Cebu to Coron. There are also flights with Cebu Pacific but prices are expensive starting from 7000 PHP and you will have to stop in Manila.
HOW TO GET TO CORON FROM PUERTO PRINCESA BY BOAT
If you want to get to Coron from Puerto Princesa. There is weekly trip every Sunday leaving at 7 am. It will take 11 hours and prices are around 1250 PHP for the Super Value Class.
HOW TO GET TO CORON FROM SAN JOSE MINDORO
There are daily boats from Montenegro Lines leaving San Jose occidental Mindoro at 7 am and getting to Coron at noon. The trip will take 5 hours and it will cost around 1200 PHP economy class.
WHERE TO STAY IN CORON
We stayed at Sophia’s Garden a beautiful resort just located in a quiet area just 15 minutes walking distance from Coron town. There are many places to stay on a budget in Coron . You can get a room for around 1000 PHP .You can also look for accommodation in Airbnb. Click here to get a great deal off your first booking with AirBnB!
BUSUANGA SEADIVE RESORT
This place is a simple accommodation but will give you a nice, comfortable stay. For only $5 USD, Busuanga Seadive Resort will let you experience resting in their big rooms with comfortable beds, fan, and shared bathroom. They offer free coffee and water too, from their restaurant that serves a few dishes at affordable prices.
They have more comfortable bedrooms with air-conditioning for rates starting at $18 USD. Guests loved the friendliness and hospitality of their staff. In general, this place is really budget-friendly and they will give you value for your money. It’s perfect for backpackers like us and divers who want to dive in the nearby beach.Busuanga Seadive Resort is located at Poblacion 3, Coron. Click here to check their availability and book your stay!
CORON SOLEIL GARDEN RESORT
A much more luxurious stay in Coron is waiting for you in Coron Soleil Garden Resort. It’s well-loved by guests because of the beautiful pool and exceptional service of the staff. Every room has a comfortable bed, TV, and mini-bar. They also have a kitchenette with some kitchen appliances for your convenience.
Each room has views of the swimming pool so you can relax while watching it from your window. Their facilities include a gym, bar, and spa. You can also avail extra services for a charge, like the laundry, ironing, and airport transfer services. Oh, your stay will also include a free breakfast for two! If you want, you can also eat in their restaurant called Sol 721, serving international cuisine.
A room for two costs around $159 USD.Coron Soleil Garden Resort is located at Mabintangen Road, Coron. Click here to check their availability and book your stay!
CLUB PARADISE RESORT
Club Paradise Resort is a place you should consider for a more exclusive and serene vacation. The whole island will only be available to the guests and to their staff, so you’ll enjoy the private beach more to lesser number of people especially on non-peak season. Guests really loved their stay here, claiming that the rooms are perfect and staff are all helpful and friendly.
Each room is air-conditioned and has a flat screen TV, with very comfortable bed and free Wifi, as well as a private bathroom with free toiletries. Some rooms also have a kitchenette with complete kitchen appliances for your convenience. Also, you’ll be in love with the views in your room because some has the views to the lagoon, garden or the beach. You’ll definitely enjoy your stay here! A one-night stay for two costs around $214 USD.
Club Paradise Resort is located at Dimakya Island, Coron. Click here to check their availability and book your stay!
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