Getting to Puerto Galera

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Get to Puerto Galera / Sabang Beach by Private Transfer

For an additional cost Papa Fred’s will gladly arrange for you to be collected in a private air conditioned mini-van from Manila International Airport, or your hotel. From there you will be driven in comfort to Batangas, where you will be met by a private outrigger boat which will bring you across to Sabang Beach in Puerto Galera.

A single van will accommodate up to six passengers with luggage, and the boat takes up to 24 passengers.

The drive from Manila to Batangas usually takes 1.5 to 2 hours depending on traffic, and the boat trip is around 1 hour.

Please contact us for more information.

Getting to Puerto Galera by Public Transport

PLEASE TAKE NOTE: There are no longer any public boats arriving or departing from Sabang Beach. The only public vessels are FastCraft and RORO which travel between Batangas Port, and Muelle Pier (FastCraft) and Balitero (RORO), in Puerto Galera town. Transport between Sabang and Muelle or Balitero is usually Jeepney or Tricycle.

Open FastCraft / RORO schedules

*Ferry schedules may be subject to change, so please contact us if you would like the latest information we have.

Get to Puerto Galera / Sabang Beach with the SIKAT Bus & FastCraft Service

This is an economical and fairly straightforward option if you don’t mind travelling by bus.

For those arriving in the afternoon or night, a convenient way to get to Puerto Galera is the SIKAT escorted bus and boat service. The bus leaves at 8:45am from the City State Hotel in ERMITA, Manila, on Mabini street. It’s easiest to stay right in the hotel which is 4 minutes walk a major shopping shopping center (Robinson Ermita). The bus will take you to Batangas Port, where you will board a Genesis Fastcraft vessel to Muelle Pier. From here you will need to take a tricycle or jeepney to Sabang, which is about 6km away.

Fly to Puerto Galera by seaplane

Air Juan flights are also possible to Puerto Galera. Please visit the Air Juan website for more information.