Traveling to Romblon

All transfers (from Manila, Batangas, Anilao, Odiongan etc.) can be booked at The Three P & Ducks Diving Romblon (except international and domestic flights). If you have any questions regarding traveling to Romblon Island don’t hesitate to contact us:
info@the-three-p.com

Traveling to Romblon Island (updated March 2019):

A) Recommended: Flight from Manila to Tablas Airport, Tugdan (TBH)

B) Recommended: Transfer with a ferry from Batangas to Romblon Island (daily)
      -> B1) 2GO Travel
      -> B2) Navios Lines
      -> B3) Montenegro Lines

C) Other transfer options (from Boracay, Mindoro, Panay, Tablas etc.)
      -> C1) Flight to Caticlan/Boracay, Malay Airport (MPH)
      -> C2) Flight to Roxas City, Panay Island (RXS)
      -> C3) Flight to Kalibo Airport (KLO)
      -> C4) Roxas, Mindoro Island
      -> C5) Sibuyan Island
      -> C6) Tablas Island

D) Stopover in Manila


Decision Guidance

When planning a trip to Romblon the following information might be helpful:

Travel by ferry (2Go Travel or nightferry)
– up to 75 kg of luggage are included in the ticket
– no need to stop diving the day before departure (no flight)
– good value for money
– convenient/relaxing

Travel by airplane
– fast
– transfer time varies depending on airport of choice

Travel Planning Tool
– This detailed table can help you to find the best option for your travel dates
-> Romblon Travel Planning Tool


We pick up our guests at Manila Airport – Ninoy Aquino International Airport

All needed information can be found here: Airport Pick up Manila (NAIA)


A) Domestic Flight to Tablas Airport (TBH), Tablas Island, Romblon

Cebu Pacific Air is offering flights on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. Transfer from Tablas Airport to our resort takes about 2 hours.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific Air

Arrival – traveling to Romblon Island
Our guests are picked up at Tablas Airport, Tablas Island (TBH). Transfer to our resort takes about 2 hours.

Departure – leaving Romblon Island
Our guests are dropped off at Tablas Airport, Tablas Island (TBH). Transfer to Tugdan Airport, Tablas takes about 2 hours.

Transfer service from/to Tablas Airport, Tugdan (TBH), Tablas Island
P 5800 : 1 passenger
P 2900 : 2 passengers
P 2000 : 3 passengers
P 1600 : 4 passengers
P 1500 : 5 passengers
P 1400 : 6 passengers
P 1300 : 7 passengers
P 1200 : 8 passengers
P 1100 : 9 passengers
P 1000 : 10+ passengers
all prices per person/one way

Traveling to Romblon Island on your own (arrival)
From Tugdan Airport you can take a jeepney or a tricycle to San Agustin (about 1.5 hours, about P 250). Here you can take a pumpboat trip to Romblon Town (daily 8:00 and 13:00, about 40 minutes, about P 200). There are many tricycles waiting at the pier. Take one to get to The Three P Holiday & Dive Resort (about 15 minutes, about P 150). If you miss the last trip in San Agustin, you can ask a local fisherman to bring you to Romblon Town or directly to the resort (about P 1500). You can pay P 30/large bag for the porter service at San Agustin Pier and Romblon Pier.

Leaving Romblon Island on your own (departure)
You can take a tricycle to Romblon Pier (about 15 minutes, about P 150). The regular trip to San Agustin, Tablas leaves everyday at 8:00 and 13:00. After 40 minutes the boat arrives at San Agustin pier where you can take a jeepney or a tricycle to Tugdan Airport (about 1.5 hours, about P 250). You can pay P 30/large bag for the porter service at San Agustin Pier and Romblon Pier. 


B1) 2GO Travel Ferry from Batangas to Romblon Island

New 2GO Travel schedule (published October 2018):

Batangas to Romblon
ETD Tuesday 9 pm -> ETA Wednesday 6 am
ETD Thursday 9 pm -> ETA Friday 6 am
ETD Saturday 9 pm -> ETA Sunday 6 am

Romblon to Batangas
ETD Wednesday 8 pm -> ETA Thursday 5 am
ETD Friday 8 pm -> ETA Saturday 5 am
ETD Sunday 8 pm -> ETA Monday 5 am

2GO Travel

Pick up time in Manila
Tuesday: Pick up in Manila (hotel or airport) not later than 17:30.
Thursday and Saturday: Pick up in Manila (hotel or airport) not later than 13:30.
-> Transfer from Manila to Batangas Pier takes 2 to 3 hours depending on the traffic situation.
-> Being at the pier 2 hours prior to departure is recommended.
-> Transfer from Romblon Pier to The Three P resort takes approx. 15 minutes.

Drop off time in Manila
Thursday, Saturday and Monday: Drop off in Manila (hotel or airport) around 6:00 or 7:00 (maybe later).
-> Transfer from The Three P Resort to Romblon Pier takes approx. 15 minutes.
-> Being at Romblon Pier at least 1 hour prior to departure is recommended.
-> Transfer from Batangas Pier to Manila takes 2 to 3 hours depending on the traffic situation.
-> Connecting flights should be booked for a departure around noon or better later in case
there are any delays in the schedule.

 

Transfer Service only: Manila-Batangas Pier and Romblon Pier-Resort
1 passenger : P 3,600
2 passengers : P 1,800
3 passengers : P 1,300
4+ passengers : P 1,000

Transfer service including 2GO Travel ticket for a bed in Tourist Class (dormitory) and service fee
1 passenger : P 5,200
2 passengers : P 3,400
3 passengers : P 2,900
4+ passengers : P 2,600

Transfer service including 2GO Travel ticket for a bed in a Cabin for 4 and service fee
1 passenger : P 5,700
2 passengers : P 3,900
3 passengers : P 3,400
4+ passengers : P 3,200

Transfer service including 2GO Travel ticket for a Stateroom and service fee
1 passenger : P 7,800
2 passengers : P 4,000
3 passengers : P 4,000
4 passengers : P 3,500

all rates per person / one way

Traveling to Romblon Island on your own (arrival)
Book your tickets online at 2GO Travel. In Manila you can take a bus (for example Jac Liner, Buendia Bus Terminal) to get to Batangas Pier. You can wait in the Batangas pier terminal building until boarding starts. Make sure you arrive 2 hours prior to departure of the ferry. The 2GO boat leaves Batangas in the evening and arrives in Romblon Town on the next days. There are many tricycles waiting at the pier. Take one to get to The Three P Holiday & Dive Resort (about 15 minutes, about P 150).

Leaving Romblon Island on your own (departure)
Book your tickets online at 2GO Travel. You can take a tricycle to Romblon Pier (about 15 minutes, about P 150). The 2GO boat leaves Romblon Pier 20:00 and arrives in Batangas on the next morning. After your arrival at Batangas Pier take a bus to Manila (for example Jac Liner, going to Buendia Bus Terminal and other places in Manila). If you book a connecting flight on the same day, make sure your departure is around noon (12:00) or later.

 

B2) Montenegro Lines Ferry from Batangas to Romblon Island

Montenegro Lines schedule:

Batangas to Romblon
ETD Monday 17:00 -> ETA Tuesday 7:00
ETD Thursday 17:00 -> ETA Friday 7:00
ETD Saturday 17:00 -> ETA Sunday 7:00

Romblon to Batangas
ETD Tuesday 13:00  -> ETA Wednesday 3:00
ETD Friday 13:00 -> ETA Saturday 3:00
ETD Sunday 13:00 -> ETA Monday 3:00

Montenegro Shipping Lines

Pick up time in Manila
Pick up in Manila (hotel or airport) not later than 12:30.
-> Transfer from Manila to Batangas Pier takes 2 to 3 hours depending on the traffic situation.
-> Being at the pier 2 hours prior to departure is recommended.
-> Transfer from Romblon Pier to The Three P Resort takes approx. 15 minutes.

Drop off time in Manila
Drop off in Manila (hotel or airport) around 5:00 or 6:00 (maybe later).
-> Transfer from The Three P Resort to Romblon Pier takes approx. 15 minutes.
-> Being at Romblon Pier at least 1 hour prior to departure is recommended.
-> Transfer from Batangas Pier to Manila takes 2 to 3 hours depending on the traffic situation.
-> Connecting flights should be booked for a departure around noon or better later in case there are any delays in the schedule.

 

Transfer Service only: Manila-Batangas Pier and Romblon Pier-Resort
1 passenger : P 3,600
2 passengers : P 1,800
3 passengers : P 1,300
4+ passengers : P 1,000

Transfer service including Montenegro Lines ticket, best class (AC)
1 passenger : P 4,950
2 passengers : P 3,300
3 passengers : P 2,600
4+ passengers : P 2,400

all rates per person / one way

Traveling to Romblon Island on your own (arrival)
In Manila you can take a bus (for example Jac Liner, Buendia Bus Terminal) to get to Batangas Pier. You can wait in the Batangas pier terminal building until boarding starts. You can buy the tickets for the Montenegro Lines ferry only at the pier (no online booking available). Make sure you arrive at least 2 hours prior to departure of the ferry . The Montenegro Lines ferry leaves Batangas around 17:00 and arrives in Romblon Town on the next days. There are many tricycles waiting at the pier. Take one to get to The Three P Holiday & Dive Resort (about 15 minutes, about P 150).

Leaving Romblon Island on your own (departure)
Tickets can be booked at the Motenegro Lines ticket office in Romblon Town. You can take a tricycle to Romblon Pier (about 15 minutes, about P 150). The ferry leaves Romblon Pier 13:00 and arrives in Batangas on the next morning. After your arrival at Batangas Pier take a bus to Manila (for example Jac Liner, going to Buendia Bus Terminal and other places in Manila). If you book a connecting flight on the same day, make sure your departure is around noon (12:00) or later.

B3) Navios Lines Ferry from Batangas to Romblon Island

Navios Lines schedule:

Batangas to Romblon
ETD Sunday 15:00 -> ETA Monday 2:00
ETD Wednesday 15:00 -> ETA Thursday 2:00
ETD Friday 15:00 -> ETA Saturday 2:00

Romblon to Batangas
ETD Monday 15:00 -> ETA Tuesday 2:00
ETD Thursday 15:00 -> ETA Friday 2:00
ETD Saturday 15:00 -> ETA Sunday 2:00

Navios Shipping Lines

Pick up time in Manila
Pick up in Manila (hotel or airport) not later than 11:00.
-> Transfer from Manila to Batangas Pier takes 2 to 3 hours depending on the traffic situation.
-> Being at the pier 2 hours prior to departure is recommended.
-> Transfer from Romblon Pier to The Three P Resort takes approx. 15 minutes.

Drop off time in Manila
Drop off in Manila (hotel or airport) around 4:00 or 5:00 (maybe later).
-> Transfer from The Three P Resort to Romblon Pier takes approx. 15 minutes.
-> Being at Romblon Pier at least 1 hour prior to departure is recommended.
-> Transfer from Batangas Pier to Manila takes 2 to 3 hours depending on the traffic situation.
-> Connecting flights should be booked for a departure around noon or better later in case there are any delays in the schedule.

 

Transfer Service only: Manila-Batangas Pier and Romblon Pier-Resort
1 passenger : P 3,600
2 passengers : P 1,800
3 passengers : P 1,300
4+ passengers : P 1,000

Transfer service including Montenegro Lines ticket, best class (AC)
1 passenger : P 4,950
2 passengers : P 3,300
3 passengers : P 2,600
4+ passengers : P 2,400

all rates per person / one way

Traveling to Romblon Island on your own (arrival)
In Manila you can take a bus (for example Jac Liner, Buendia Bus Terminal) to get to Batangas Pier. You can wait in the Batangas pier terminal building until boarding starts. You can buy the tickets for the Navios Lines ferry only at the pier (no online booking available). Make sure you arrive at least 2 hours prior to departure of the ferry . The Navios Lines ferry leaves Batangas around 15:00 and arrives in Romblon Town on the next days. There are many tricycles waiting at the pier. Take one to get to The Three P Holiday & Dive Resort (about 15 minutes, about P 150).

Leaving Romblon Island on your own (departure)
Tickets can be booked at the Navios Lines ticket office in Romblon Town. You can take a tricycle to Romblon Pier (about 15 minutes, about P 150). The ferry leaves Romblon Pier 15:00 and arrives in Batangas on the next morning. After your arrival at Batangas Pier take a bus to Manila (for example Jac Liner, going to Buendia Bus Terminal and other places in Manila). If you book a connecting flight on the same day, make sure your departure is around noon (12:00) or later.

C) Other transfer options (from Boracay, Mindoro, Panay etc.)

C1) Domestic Flight to Caticlan/Boracay, Malay Airport (MPH)

You can find domestic flights to Caticlan/Boracay from Manila, Cebu City, Bacolod and other cities in The Philippines. Transfer from Caticlan to our resort takes about four hours. We do not offer a private transfer service at the moment, but we can pick up guests in the south of Tablas Island (Looc). 

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
PAL Express

Traveling to Romblon Island on your own (arrival)
A pumpboat leaves Caticlan Pier at 8:00. About 2.5 hours later it arrives in Looc, Tablas Island (about P 300). From Looc you can take a jeepney to San Agustin (about 2 hours, about P 250). Here you can take a pumpboat trip to Romblon Town (daily 8:00 and 13:00, about 40 minutes, about P 200). There are many tricycles waiting at the pier. Take one to get to The Three P Holiday & Dive Resort (about 15 minutes, about P 150). If you miss the last trip in San Agustin, you can ask a local fisherman to bring you to Romblon Town (about P 1500).

Leaving Romblon Island on your own (departure)
You can take a tricycle to Romblon Pier (about 15 minutes, about P 150). The regular trip to San Agustin, Tablas leaves everyday at 8:00 and 13:00. After 40 minutes the boat arrives at the pier where you can take a jeepney to Looc (about 2 hours, about P 250). The pumpboat to Caticlan leaves Looc pier at 8:00 (about 2.5 hours, about P 300). Be sure to be at the pier 1 hour prior to departure. You cannot make it in one day to Caticlan without booking a private boat from Tablas Island to Caticlan, so you should schedule a night in Looc or Santa Fe.


C2) Flight to Roxas City, Panay Island (RXS)

You can book a domestic flight from Manila to Roxas City, Panay Island (not to be confused with Roxas on Minodoro Island).

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
PAL Express

Arrival – traveling to Romblon Island
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday – Your flight should arrive in Roxas by 12:00 or earlier. 2GO Travel departs in Roxas Pier around 15:00. It takes 5 hours to reach Romblon Island (20:00).

Departure – leaving Romblon Island
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday – 2GO Travel departs in Romblon 7:00 in the morning. It takes about 5 hours to get to Roxas Pier. When booking a flight from Roxas to Manila make sure you have enough time allowance for possile delays.

Traveling to Romblon Island on your own (arrival)
You can take a tricycle or a taxi from Roxas Airport to Roxas Pier (approx. 20 minutes). 2Go Travel leaves there 15:oo and arrives in Romblon 20:00. There are many tricycles waiting at Romblon Pier. Take one to get to The Three P Holiday & Dive Resort (about 15 minutes, about P 150).

Leaving Romblon Island on your own (departure)
You can take a tricycle to Romblon Pier (about 15 minutes, about P 150). The ferry to Roxas City leaves the pier at 7:00. After your arrival at Roxas Pier (14:00) you can take a taxi or a tricycle the airport (approx. 20 minutes).


c3) Flight to Kalibo Airport (KLO)

Kalibo is an international airport. You can find direct flights from Hong Kong, Seoul, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and other cities in Asia as well as domestic flights from cities within the Philippines (Cebu City, Davao etc.).  We do not offer a private transfer service at the moment, but we can pick up guests in the south of Tablas Island (Looc).

Airlines
Silk Air
(Singapore and other cities)
Cebu Pacific
(Seoul and other cities)
Philippine Airlines (Seoul, Taipei and other cities)
Air Asia (Seoul, Taipei and other cities)

Traveling to Romblon Island on your own (arrival)
From Kalibo you can take a deluxe bus to Caticlan Pier (Southwest Tours, about 1.5 hours, about P 300) A pumpboat leaves Caticlan Pier at 8:00. About 2.5 hours later it arrives in Looc, Tablas Island (about P 300). An alternative would be traveling with 2GO from Caticlan to Odionganon Tablas Island. From Looc you can take a jeepney to San Agustin (about 2 hours, about P 250). Here you can take a pumpboat trip to Romblon Town (daily 8:00 and 13:00, about 40 minutes, about P 200). There are many tricycles waiting at the pier. Take one to get to The Three P Holiday & Dive Resort (about 15 minutes, about P 150). If you miss the last trip in San Agustin, you can ask a local fisherman to bring you to Romblon Town (about P 1500).

Leaving Romblon Island on your own (departure)
You can take a tricycle to Romblon Pier (about 15 minutes, about P 150). The regular trip to San Agustin, Tablas leaves everyday at 8:00 and 13:00. After 40 minutes the boat arrives at the pier where you can take a jeepney to Looc (about 2 hours, about P 200). The pumpboat to Caticlan leaves Looc pier at 8:00 (about 2.5 hours, about P 300). An alternative would be traveling to Odiongan and from there with 2GO Travel. Be sure to be at the pier 1 hour prior to departure. You cannot make it in one day to Kalibo without booking a private boat from Tablas to Caticlan, so you should schedule a night in Looc. From Caticlan you can take a deluxe bus to Kalibo Airport (Southwest Tours).


C4) Roxas, Mindoro Island

Daily trips are connecting Roxas, Mindoro and Odiongan, Tablas Island (Romblon). The trip takes about 4 hours. We offer a pick up/drop off service from/to Odiongan.

Starlite Ferry

You can also travel on your own: From Odiongan you can take a scenic tour in a Jeepney (1.5 hours) to San Agustin. Depending on your arrival time you can either take the regular transfer boat from San Agustin to Romblon at 13:00 or you hire a fishing boat (around P 1500) for the 45 minutes trip to Romblon Island.


C5) Sibuyan Island

Between Magdiwang, Sibuyan Island and Romblon Town outrigger boats and the ferry Maria Querubin are operating daily. Navios Shipping Lines ferries are operating between Romblon Town and Cajidiocan:
Romblon Town to Cajidiocan Wednesdays and Saturdays 4:00 in the morning (arrival 7:00)
Cajidiocan to Romblon Town to Wednesdays and Saturdays 12:00 (arrival 15:00)


C6) Tablas Island

Between San Agustin, Tablas and Romblon Town outrigger boats and the ferry Maria Querubin are operating several times a day (duration 45 minutes).

Three times a week you can go directly from Odiongan to Romblon by ferry or you take a jeepney from Odiongan to San Agustin and from there a pumpboat to Romblon Town.


D) Stopover in Manila

If you have to stay in Manila for one night, you can do sightseeing, shopping or just relax in your hotel. We recommend to stay in Makati or near Robinsons Mall Ermita area. Here you can find hotels and large malls where you can go shopping and enjoy dinner. If you need help to find a hotel, we can assist you.

If you need help organizing your trip, just send us an email. We will find the best solutions for your Romblon Island trip.


Manila Airport Meeting Point