To and From the Airport

Caticlan (MPH):

Location: 1 km/1 Mile from Caticlan Village at the NW tip of Panay island.
Transport: Scooter to ferry pier PHP 30 (1 person per scooter) 5 mins. Then Ferry to Boracay Island. PHP 15/25 mins. Prepare to get wet.
Updated 1994 visit. Last Visit 1994

Cebu/Mactan/Lapu Lapu Intl (CEB):

Location: 3 km/2 Miles ENE of Lapu Lapu, 9 km/6 Miles ENE of Cebu City.
By Taxi: To Cebu City PHP 195/20 mins, to Mactan Beach Resort PHP 175. Plenty of taxis available at the airport. Many travelers report being overcharged.
By Bus: Many hotels operate shuttle buses.
Rental Cars: AVIS, Flamingo, HERTZ, Intan, Thrifty & Fast.
Airport Tax: Departure taxes of PHP 550 for Intl flights & 200 for domestic.
Baggage Storage: Left luggage facilities available.
Airport Hotels: None, but Waterfront Mactan Hotel & Days Hotel and not far away.
Airport tel No: +63 32 340 2486.
Airport Website:
Updated Jul13 M Mulde

Clark Intl/Diosdado Macapagal Intl/Pampanga (CRK):

Location: 7 km/4 Miles NW of Angeles, 23 km/14 Miles NW of San Fernando & 81 km/50 Miles NNW of Manila.

By Bus:
Philtranco Bus: Philtranco runs an air-conditioned airport shuttle bus runs from the airport to MegaManila. Buses leave the airport daily at 1230, 1730, 1800 & 0130 (this last service does not operate on Mondays). Transfer time ~2 hrs 30. Buses leave MegaMall in Manila daily at 0700, 1100, 1200 & 2000 (this last service does not operate on Mondays).
Notes from a Traveller May 2013: On arrival, there is an air conditioned jeep to Main Gate (SM Clark Mall in Angeles City) for PHP 50, or you can walk 150 meters outside the airport gate and get a bus for PHP 11 to Main Gate. You can ride Jeepney route #1 from Main Gate to the airport for PHP 15. Main is a transport hub of Angeles city. It has jeepneys going everywhere near Angeles city.

Rental Cars: AVIS 322 4661.
Notes: This airport used to be known as Clark Air Base.
Airport Website:
Updated May13 Fred

Iloilo - Cabatuan (ILO):

Location: On the island of Panay, 12 Miles/19 km NNW of Iloilo city, between Cabatuan & Santa Barbara.
By Taxi: To Jaro Plaza in Iloilo City centre ~PHP 165/~30 mins.
Updated Aug07 www.

Kalibo (KLO):

Location: On Panay Island, 4 km/2 Miles S of Kalibo, 53 km/33 Miles SE of Caticlan.
By Taxi: Available and run to Kalibo town or to Caticlan (for the ferry to Boracay).
By Bus: Air-conditioned shuttle buses provided by Boracay Star Express, 7107 Islands Shuttle & Southwest Tours run to Caticlan for the ferry to Boracay in ~1:30.
Updated Feb04 www

Manila Intl - Ninoy Aquino (MNL):

Location: 8 km/5 Miles SE of the City.

Website: Manila Airport

By Taxi:
Metro Manila Taxis: (yellow metered taxis only) and limousines are available to Manila City centre. PHP 380-450/US$6-9/15-30 mins.
Pre-booked Taxis: To avoid being hassled, book a taxi at one of the taxi stands before leaving the airport and then go directly to the taxi desk outside the airport with the ticket.
Notes: Airport taxis are reported to be a rip-off, charging up to 4 times the meterd fare. To avoid this, walk up the stairs to arrivals (ask if you cannot find the stairs) and get in a taxi that someone has just arrived in - nobody will care. Go by the meter and add a few extra Pesos. When heading to the airport make sure you tell the taxi driver which terminal, if you go to the wrong one it is another taxi ride across to the correct one.
Notes: Complimentary hotel cars can be arranged at the airport's hotel reservations desks.

By Bus: An airport bus runs to Metro Manila. Cost: PHP 50, takes 45 mins. A cheap and frequent Metrobus also operates to central Manila. Takes 60-90 mins.
By Train: Notes from a Traveller August 2011: It is relatively straightforward to get from the MNL airport to downtown for PHP35. At the airport exit there are signs with a "bus station" marking, leading you just outside the door and a bit to the right. Signs indicate the destinations. One includes "LRT", which is the light rail system. Take the bus to the light rail station (have the driver point out to you when you arrive, as it isn't obvious from the road), then buy a rail ticket heading northbound. The bus is PHP20 and the rail ticket is PHP15. Bus service is about every 15 minutes; rail service is frequent.
Rental Cars: Several companies are at the airport including AVIS.
Transfer between terminals: Taxi costs PHP 50. A Jeepney vehicle runs between the terminals for PHP 2. All Philippines Airline flights have been transferred to the newer Terminal 2.
Airport Tax: Departure taxes of PHP 550 for Intl flights & 200 for domestic.
Baggage Storage: Left luggage facilitiea available at the Intl terminal.
Airport Hotels: The Manila Airport Hotel, Tel (632) 854 7549, is very close to the Intl terminal (just across the car park).
Airport Tel No: +63 2 832 1961.
Updated Jul13 M Mulde. Last Visit 1994

Subic Bay Intl (SFS):

Location: 4 km/2 Miles SSW of Olongapo (across the water, longer by road), 53 km/33 Miles WSW of San Fernando & 81 km/50 Miles WNW of Manila (but longer by road).
By Road: Road travel to Malina can take from 2-6 hours depending on traffic!
Airport Tax: Departure taxes: International PHP 550 or US Dollar equivalent. Domestic PHP 200 or Dollar equivalent.
Updated Jul13 M Mulde

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