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Getting to Puerto Galera / Sabang Beach

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.

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

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

When coming from Manila, we recommend you arrive at the City State Tower by 8am in order to secure your tickets. There is only one SIKAT Bus per day!

When using the SIKAT service to go back to Batangas from Puerto Galera, you will purchase your ticket at Muelle Pier prior to boarding the ferry. Make sure you arrive with enough time before departure to ensure you get a ticket. Your terminal fees and environmental taxes will be paid to your escort on the bus and you will be escorted directly to the ferry waiting area.

The Manila to Puerto Galera schedule is as follows:

8:30 AM – SIKAT Bus departs at City State Tower, Mabini St., Ermita, Manila
10:30 AM – Arrival in Batangas Pier
11:00 AM – Outrigger boat leaves for Puerto Galera
12:15 PM – Outrigger boat arrives in Sabang Beach
1:00 PM – Outrigger boat docks in Muelle Pier

The Puerto Galera to Manila schedule is as follows:

8:15 AM – Outrigger boat departs from Muelle Pier for Sabang
9:00 AM – Outrigger boat leaves Sabang Beach for Batangas Pier
10:45 AM – SIKAT Bus leaves for Manila
1:15 PM – Arrival in Mabini St., Ermita, Manila