How to go to Burias Island (San Pascual)

Last updated on June 22nd, 2020 at 04:08 pm

How to get to Burias Island

While traveling around Camarines Norte and Camarines Sur we decided to explore Burias Island. It’s a perfect getaway from Naga City. We will tell you how to go to Burias Island from Naga, Manila, Cebu City and Masbate City. All the options by plane, van, bus and by boat with prices and schedule. We really loved the time that we spent in Burias Island and we can totally recommend you to visit. Read here Naga tourist spots!

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How to get to Burias Island

How to go to Burias Island (San Pascual) From Naga City

If you want to get to Burias Island from Naga City. There are vans and jeepneys running during the day from LCC Mall just two kilometers far from City Center and Bus Central Terminal in Naga. The price is 50 PHP and it takes 40-50 minutes to go to Pasacao Bus Terminal which is only one kilometer distance from Pasacao Port. You can go walking or ride a tricycle 10 PHP per person from Pasacao Bus Terminal to Pasacao Port.

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The boats coming from Pasacao to Burias Island are leaving 7 am, 10 am and around 2 pm. The schedule isn’t fixed so make sure you are on time.

The price for the boat is 130 PHP per adult and 65 PHP for kids. There is a Terminal fee of 10 PHP.

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If you decide to go by Ro Ro is 230 PHP per person and last boat is leaving from San Pascual to Pasacao is 4 30 pm. There are Ro Ro going from San Pascual-Pasacao and viceversa.


If you want to get from Manila to Naga by plane. There are daily flights with Cebu Pacific and Philippine Airlines. Click here to check the best deals with 12 Go!

Prices are around 2500-4000 PHP one way from Manila to Naga. The travel time will be only 45 minutes going by plane. Meanwhile you do by bus will be around 10 hours depending on the traffic.


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Once in the airport you can take a bus or a jeepney going to Naga City. It will take 30 minutes and prices are around 20-30 PHP. If you prefer more comfort there are also taxis available in the terminal.


There are 450 kilometers between Naga and Manila. If you travel by bus prices are between 700-1000 PHP. The travel time is around 10 hours. There are bus companies going from Manila to Naga: Raymond, DLTB, Penafrancia. The bus departure is from EDSA Cubao. The schedule is from 7 am to 10 am in the morning and from 2pm to 10 pm in the afternoon.

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There are also buses leaving from Aranang and Pasay in Manila going to Naga City Bus Central Station which is only 1 kilometer distance from city center.

How to get to Naga from Cebu

If you want to get to Naga from Cebu. There are flights going from Mactan International Airport to Legazpi City. Once in Legazpi you have to take a bus or a van going to Naga City. It will take almost 3 hours.

You can also go by boat from Cebu City to Masbate City. Once in Masbate City as we mentioned before you can take a boat to San Pascual 8-9 hours.

How to go to Burias Island from San Andres

If you want to go to Burias Island from San Andres. There are buses going from Manila to San Andres. It takes 9 hours and prices are around 500-700 PHP depending if it’s ordinary or air conditioning. Once in the Bus Terminal in San Andres you can get a tricycle 40 PHP to the port. Once in the port there are fixed prices where you can rent boats starting from 8000 PHP for 10 people and spending 2 days in Burias Island.

How to go to Burias Island from Masbate City

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If you are coming from Manila. There are daily flights going to Masbate. Once in Masbate City you have to go to the port and ride a boat going to San Pascual. It will take 8-9 hours. Once in San Pascual you can organize your Burias Island tour as we did in the tourism office.

Hope it’s useful this blog post how to get to Burias Island from Manila, Cebu, Naga and Masbate City. Let us know in the comments below if you have questions. Or if there are changes about schedule and prices also please let us know.

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Happy travels!

Ruben Arribas is a Spanish traveler who has traveled more than 70+ countries around the world. Now based in the Philippines!

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