Last updated on May 15th, 2020 at 12:55 am
Today we we will tell you how to get from El Nido to Coron. There are a few options: ferry El Nido to Coron, slow boat and flight. And also you can go in an expedition that will take 3-4 days. It will be an amazing trip whatever you choose!
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!
Read here how to get from Puerto Princesa to Coron!
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 from El Nido to Coron
How to get from El Nido to Coron by Ferry
If you want to get from El Nido to Coron by ferry. It’s one of the main routes of travelers in Palawan. There are a few options going by ferry: fast ferry and slow boat El Nido to Coron with different schedules and prices.
Read here how to get from Coron to El Nido!
El Nido to Coron Fast Ferry
If you want to get from El Nido to Coron fast ferry. We totally recommend you this option. It’s the one we usually take. And you can get the fast boat around 3-4 hours for 1900 PHP. It depends on the weather.
Make sure you book in advance online! Sometimes you will not find seats available. It’s the same price online than in the port or offices around.
Ferry El Nido to Coron Schedule
El Nido to Coron fast ferry schedule have a few options. The first fast ferry leaving El Nido to Coron is at 6 am with Montenegro Shipping Lines and it will get to Coron around 10 am. We recommend you this schedule. So you could make the most of the day.
More ferry options schedule 8 20 am with Phimal Fast Ferry getting to Coron at 12 20 pm. And 12 30 pm Jomalia Shipping and getting to Coron 4 30 pm. You can check them below prices and schedule!
Slow Boat El Nido to Coron
You can get the slow boat. It will cost around 1400 PHP and it takes 6-8 hours. It depends on how is the weather and the wind. Bunso and Jessabel are the companies offering this service.
Slow Boat El Nido to Coron Schedule
There is a daily slow boat from El Nido to Coron in the morning. The ferry leaves around 7 30-8 30 am. It will have around 80-100 passengers so make sure you go there on time to the port. You can’t book online the ticket.
How to get from Coron Port to Coron town
If you want to get from Coron Port to Coron town. There are two options: walking and tricycle. There are only two kilometers distance and it will take 20 minutes walk or 5 minutes with the tricycle and the price will be around 50-100 PHP. If you stay outside Coron town there are hotels that offers pick up service.
Read here how to get from Coron to Manila by ferry
El Nido to Coron Flight
There are also flights going to Coron from El Nido. But you have to book in advance and prices are around 3500-5000 PHP so it can be a great option if you want to save time. It’s only 40 minutes plane ride.
You will get to Busuanga 20-30 minutes van ride from Coron town. From El Nido town to El Nido airport is only 5 kilometers and it will take 10 minutes to get there by tricycle.
Busuanga Airport to Coron
Francisco B. Reyes airport in Busuanga is only 40 minutes ride to Coron town. To get from Busuanga Airport to Coron town from you have to go by van and it costs 150 PHP per person.
Read here how to get from Busuanga airport to Coron
Conclusion: El Nido to Coron
If you ask us for our advice. We will recommend you to get the fast ferry. It’s the easiest and you can book in advance for 1900 PHP.
If you have more budget going from El Nido town to the airport and get a 40 minutes flight to Busuanga can be a great option. It can cost around 5000 PHP per person.
If you are on a tight budget of course your option is the slow boat. You will have an amazing boat trip from El Nido to Coron. Be careful with the weather sometimes the boats aren’t operating.
El Nido to Coron Expedition
And if you have time, budget and you want to have the best experience of your life. The best way to go from El Nido to Coron is an expedition tour. It will take 3-4 days.
You will enjoy paradise islands for yourself and your friends in the expedition. The food is amazing and you will not miss any sunrise and sunset.
Prices are around 15000-25000 PHP. or $300-500 USD per person. It depends on the expedition tour that you choose 3-4 days and how many people are joining.
WHERE TO STAY IN CORON
Sophias Garden Resort
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
Images from Agoda 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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