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Getting Here

There are 3 ways to get to Puerto Galera.

  1. By Public Transportation
  2. By Private Charter
  3. By SuperCat Ferry (Calapan Pier)

By Public Transportation

Go to any of the following bus terminals in Metro Manila:

  1. Bus Terminals near the corner of Taft Avenue and Gil Puyat Avenue (formerly Buendia), Pasay City – nearest Ninoy Aquino International Airport and Domestic Airport.
  2. Bus Terminal near Ali Mall, Araneta Center, Cubao, Quezon City.
  3. Bus Terminal in EDSA corner Kamias Street, Quezon City.
  4. Bus Terminal in Alabang, Muntinlupa City.

mapto Ride the air-conditioned bus going straight to Batangas pier via CALABARZON Expressway. Travel time to Batangas pier will take more or less 2 hours and the fare is less than 200 pesos.

Upon arrival in Batangas pier, go to Terminal 3 and find the ticket booth of the ferry going to Puerto Galera. At Batangas Pier, passengers are required to pay the Terminal Fee worth 30 pesos per person and the Environmental User Fee for tourists going to Puerto Galera worth 50 pesos per person.

Puerto Galera has 4 major points of entry, namely, Sabang Pier, Muelle Pier, Balatero Pier and White Beach. If you are going to Sabang, choose the ferry that will go directly to Sabang Pier. If you are going to White Beach, make sure that the ferry will go to White Beach.

There are many shipping companies plying the Batangas-Puerto Galera route. The major passenger ferries are: FSL or Father and Son Shipping Lines, MSL or Minolo Shipping Lines and Galerian Lines.

The maximum capacity of an outrigger ferry is from 60 up to 120 passengers. The ticket costs 250 to 280 pesos, one-way.

The first ferry trip to Puerto Galera is 7:30 am during the normal season and every hour thereafter, one or 2 ferries depart until 4:30 pm which is usually the last trip to Puerto Galera.

If you happen to disembark at the wrong pier or landing site, there are tricycles that you can hire to bring you to the resort of your choice. For assistance, call our tourist information Hotline: (043) 287-3101.

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Father and Son Shipping Lines (FSL) Minolo Shipping Lines (MSL)

By Private Charter

The favorite mode of transport of tourists who upon arrival at the airport would like to be whisked away from Manila all the way to Puerto Galera.

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Aircon Van
One-Way = PhP 4000.00
Chartered Outrigger Ferry
One-Way = PhP 4000.00

An air-conditioned van will be waiting at the airport or your hotel to pick you up. The driver will be at the exit or the lobby carrying a sign with the name of the guest.

The van will go straight to a private beach in Batangas called Berberabe Beach or Leah Beach where an outrigger ferry is waiting for you to depart to your destination in Puerto Galera.

Although there is no time requirement and you leave upon your pleasure, it is advisable to leave during daytime rather than nighttime since the Coast Guard only allows daytime trips for outrigger ferries. However, it has become a regular occurrence when nighttime trips are done especially when the passengers are tourists going to Puerto Galera.


AIRCON VAN ONLY 4000.00 7600.00
OUTRIGGER FERRY ONLY 4000.00 7600.00
VAN AND FERRY 7600.00 15000.00

For the Price quoted above, the Point of Origin is Manila or Makati and the Point of Destination in Puerto Galera is along Sabang Area or Muelle Pier.

Please note if destination is White Beach, the private ferry will dock at Muelle Pier and guest/s will be shuttled to White Beach by Aircon Van.

To book the PRIVATE CHARTER service – please click HERE

For more information, please call – TEL: +63 43-2873101 or Mobile: +63 939-9387818 (Smart) or +63-917-8181418 (Globe)

Featured Establishments

@ White Beach, Puerto Galera:

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White Beach Lodge VM Beach Resort La Solana Suites Hollywood Resort
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Blue Water Lodge Villa Del Car Agbing Resort Marco Vincent
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White Beach Resort Sea Jewel Resort Lan-Sei Resort Dreamwave Hotel

@ Sabang, La Laguna Beach and Coco Beach

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Coco Beach Resort Tropicana Castle Mermaid Hotel Garden of Eden
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Seashore Lodge Sabang Hill Capt'n Gregg's Resort Angelyn's Resort
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Steps & Garden El Galleon Jeremy's Lodge La Laguna Villas
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La Laguna Beach Club Big Lalaguna Resort Scandinavian Resort Campbell Resort

@ Other Locations in Puerto Galera

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Sunset at Aninuan Puerto Galera Hostel Puerto Nirvana Resort Punta Del Este