Puerto Galera Philippines


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Puerto Galera is easily reachable from Manila in s everal hours with many options including private transfer, tourist coach, public bus and even seaplane. The easiest way to get there is by private car or van and chartered banca directly to Puerto Galera. Just contact us to arrange pickup from the airport or your hotel in Manila.



Another option is by tourist bus which is cheaper than private transfer but almost as hassle free. The SiKat service has a convenient booking office at the City State Tower Hotel in Malate.


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More economical are the commercial buses of BLTB, JAM and TRITRAN. The former has a terminal in EDSA-Pasay City while the last two have theirs along Taft Avenue near corner Gil Puyat Avenue (Buendia), also in Pasay City. Schedules of these buses are quite erratic, but the earliest bus usually leaves at 6 am and every hour from then on (depending on  the volume of passengers). Fare on these buses range from Php 180 to 220 depending on whether it is regular or an air-con bus.

If you are in hurry you can take the passenger vans (FX) which are also located on the other side of bus terminal along Pasay near Gil Puyat LRT station. These passenger FX/vans are using Star Tollgate an express way direct to Balagtas, Batangas, charging almost the same fare as air-con buses.

At the Batangas City Pier, there is a wide selection of ferries going to Puerto Galera, depending on which port guests intend to enter. There are four main entry points to Puerto Galera by way of its port facilities Muelle Pier, Balatero Pier, White Beach and Sabang Beach





Batangas Port

to Muelle


Connection to White Beach

6:30 AM
7:15 AM
8:45 AM
9:35 AM
10:50 AM
11:30 AM
12:35 PM
1:05 PM
1:50 PM
2:30 PM
3:45 PM
4:30 PM
5:00 PM


Batangas Port



9:20 AM
11:15 AM
2:20 PM


Batangas Port



Drive-on Ferry

M/V Starlite Odyssey Ferry
4:00 PM Monday
9:30 AM Friday
9:30 AM Saturday
9:30 AM || 4:00 PM Sunday 
M/V Montenegro Ms. Kristina
10:00 AM || 2:00 PM Daily