The Poblacion of San Vicente, Palawan is the jumpoff for Boayan Island and where the longest beach in the Philippines can be located. You can also visit an ostrich farm, Little Baguio Falls, an airport and a dairy farm there. From Puerto Princesa From Puerto Princesa, you can ride a bus or a van going to the Poblacion of San Vicente, Palawan
|Fare is 300 Pesos per person.Travel Time is 4 hours.
Virus Vans Schedule: 4AM and 1PM
Contact #: 0921-598-8611 (John), 0928-931-2963 (Joseph)
Savior Vans Schedule: 7AM, 9AM, 11AM and 1PM
Contact #: 0946-268-8877 (Charlie)
Cathy Vans Schedule: 7AM and 1PM
Contact #: 0908-772-7633 (Remi Langit)
Savior and Cathy passes by the town of Alimanguan, San Vicente when there is a passenger going there. Fare to Alimanguan from Puerto Princesa is 250 Pesos.
Vans may be air-conditioned or non-air-conditioned, depending on the mood of the driver. But you’re in Palawan where there is abundance of fresh air, so it’s best to have no air-conditioning. 🙂
|There’s only one bus ferrying passengers from Puerto Princesa to San Vicente, Palawan.
San Isidro Express Schedule: 6AM and 1PM
Travel Time is 5-6 hours Fare is 200 Pesos per person. The 1PM bus passes by Alimanguan.
Contact #: 0919-445-5021 (Randy Hugo)
Vans and buses are located at San Jose Terminal, Puerto Princesa. To get to San Jose Terminal from Puerto Princesa Town Proper ride a multicab going to San Jose Terminal at Junction 1 or at Jollibee. Fare is 12 Pesos and Travel Time is 10 minutes. How to go back to Puerto Princesa from San Vicente Poblacion The terminal where you can find the bus and vans in San Vicente Poblacion is in their Public Market.
|The first trip would be Virus Van’s 4AM trip. After that the schedule would be 7AM to 1PM, van leaves every hour.Travel Time is 4 hours. Fare is 300 Pesos per person.||The schedule of the bus is the same as their schedule going to San Vicente Poblacion.San Isidro Express Schedule: 6AM and 1PM Travel Time is 5-6 hours. Fare is 200 Pesos per person.|
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From El Nido, Palawan If you’re coming from El Nido, take a RORO bus or vans (Lexus or Eulen Joy) going to Puerto Princesa and tell the driver/conductor that you are going down at Itabiak – National Road intersection, from there wait for a van or bus going to San Vicente Poblacion or you may ride a habal-habal from there.
|Travel Time is less than an hour.Fare is 50 Pesos per person.Vans from Puerto Princesa usually passes by here around 7AM, 10AM, 2PM and 4PM.The problem when you’re going to wait for the van is that the van may already be full.||Travel Time is a little more than an hour.Fare is less than 50 Pesos. The bus from Puerto Princesa usually passes by here around 10AM and 5PM.||Habal-habals are available all the time there, just ask around the people living at the stores in the intersection.Fare is 200-300 Pesos per habal-habal depending on your haggling powers. Travel Time is less than an hour.|
Approximate travel time of RORO Bus or vans from El Nido is 2 hours 30 minutes. * Habal-habal’s are motorbikes where you can ride at the back. It can only take 1 person with backpack per trip. This post is part of my 12 for 2012 Travel Project which aims to document places in the Philippines to help travellers. Follow my San Vicente, Palawan Series
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