How to Get to Boracay from Manila by Plane

There are no direct flights to Boracay Island. All visitors will have to fly either to Caticlan Airport (also known as Godofredo P. Ramos Airport) or to Kalibo International Airport.

Caticlan Airport

The fastest and most convenient way to get to Boracay is by plane to Caticlan Airport. Travel time is about an hour. From the airport, you will have to take a 3-minute tricycle ride or a 10-minute walk to Caticlan Jetty Port where motorized outrigger boats await to bring you to Cagban Port.


How to Get to the Jetty Port from Caticlan Airport

How to Get to Cagban Port from the Jetty Port

How to Get to Your Hotel from Cagban Port

Once in Cagban, tricycles abound to take you to your hotel. The Caticlan Airport is serviced by the following airlines: Cebu Pacific Airlines, Philippine Airlines (PAL), PAL Express (formerly Air Philippines), and Southeast Asian Airlines (Seair). Only relatively small aircraft can land at this airport and check-in baggage allowance is limited only to 10 kilos plus 7 kilos hand-carry per passenger.

Kalibo International Airport

An alternative route is to fly to Kalibo International Airport where plane tickets are usually much cheaper and luggage allowance are higher. The airport can hold big aircrafts like Boeing 737 and Airbus A320. The downside is that it is further away and adds an hour an a half driving time to the journey. International flights land on this airport. From Kalibo Airport, air-conditioned vans and buses are available to take you to Caticlan Jetty Port. Vans ply between these two points from 5:00 am till 10:00 p.m. A short 15-minute boat ride will finally bring you to Cagban (Boracay) Jetty Port where you can take a tricycle to your hotel. Cebu Pacific Airlines, Philippine Airlines, PAL Express, and Air Asia Zest  have frequent daily flights from Manila to Kalibo.


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