Traveling to Romblon

All transfers (from Manila, Roxas, Kalibo, Boracay, Anilao, Cebu Ormoc 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 September 3rd 2016):
A) Recommended – Flight from Manila to Tugdan Airport (TBH)
B) Recommended – 2GO Travel from Batangas to Romblon Island
C) Recommended – 2GO Travel from Manila to Romblon Island not available at the moment
D) Recommended – 2GO Travel from Batangas to Odiongan, Tablas Island, Romblon
E) Alternative – Flight from Manila to Boracay/Caticlan, Malay Airport (MPH)
F) Alternative – Flight from Manila to Roxas City, Panay Island (RXS)
G) Alternative – International flight to Kalibo Airport (KLO)
H) Alternative – Night ferry from Batangas to Romblon Island

Decision Guidance

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

Travel by ferry (2Go Travel)
– 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
  -> go to Romblon Travel Planning Tool


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

Philippine Airlines offers flights on Wednesday and Sunday. Transfer from Tugdan Airport to our resort takes only 1.5 to 2 hours.

Airlines
Philippine Airlines

Manila (MNL) – Tablas (TBH): Wednesday, Sunday – ETD 10:40, ETA 11:25 (PR 2077)
Tablas (TBH) – Manila (MNL): Wednesday, Sunday – ETD 12:50, ETA 13:55 (PR 2078)

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

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

Transfer service from/to Tugdan Airport (TBH), Tablas Island
P 4700 : 1 passenger
P 2400 : 2 passengers
P 2000 : 3 passengers
P 1500 : 4 passengers
P 1400 : 5 passengers
P 1300 : 6 passengers
P 1200 : 7 passengers
P 1100 : 8 passengers
P 1100 : 9 passengers
P 1000 : 10+ passengers
all prices per person/one way

Sports equipment on this route can’t be purchased online, but booked with a travel agency for approx. P 1200/15 kg – even after ticket issuance.
Also additional check-in baggage can be booked after ticket issuance. Please contact us, if you have questions regarding this matter.

Traveling to Romblon Island on your own (arrival)
From Tugdan 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).

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).


B) 2GO Travel from Batangas to Romblon Island

Arrival – traveling to Romblon Island
Tuesday, Friday  – Pick up in Manila (hotel or airport) not later than 17:00,
Arrival in Romblon Island on the following morning (6:00).

Departure – leaving Romblon Island
Wednesday, Saturday – Departure in Romblon by 22:00. Arrival in Manila on the following morning (around 8:30). Please book your connecting flight after 13:00 or even later.

Transfer service from/to Metro Manila or NAIA Airport including 2GO tickets
including ticket – Stateroom, single or double occupancy (CR, shower, TV)
P 7200 : 1 passenger
P 3700 : 2 passengers
P 3900 : 3 passengers
P 3100 : 4 passengers
P 3200 : 5 passengers
P 3100 : 6 passengers
P 3400 : 7 passengers
P 3100 : 8+ passengers
all prices per person/one way

including ticket – Stateroom, triple occupancy (CR, shower, TV)
P 7200 : 1 passenger
P 3700 : 2 passengers
P 2700 : 3 passengers
P 3000 : 4 passengers
P 2500 : 5 passengers
P 2500 : 6 passengers
P 2900 : 7 passengers
P 2500 : 8+ passengers
all prices per person/one way

including ticket – Cabin for 4 (CR, shower, TV)
P 5200 : 1 passenger
P 3600 : 2 passengers
P 3100 : 3 passengers
P 2800 : 4+ passengers
all prices per person/one way

including ticket – Tourist Class
P 4900 : 1 passenger
P 3300 : 2 passengers
P 2800 : 3 passengers
P 2500 : 4+ passengers
all prices per person/one way

Please note that there is only a limited number of Staterooms and Cabin for 4s available.
Please book your transfers early to get your preferred type of accommodation.

If you want to book this type of transportation as mentioned, we need the following information:

A) For airport pick up/drop off (or alternative address for pick up in Manila)
1) airline    2) flight no    3) ETA/ETD    4) terminal of arrival/departure

B) For 2GO Travel tickets (for all guests, information will be printed on tickets)
1) name as in passport    2) gender    3) age while traveling    4) class (tourist class, stateroom etc.)*

List can be as following (example) = Cabin for 4:
1) Max Mustermann, male, 38    2) Evelyn Shepherd, female, 36    3) Dennis Tan, male, 28 etc.

*When booking a stateroom you book the whole room for yourself. When booking cabin for 4, you only book 1 out of 4 beds in the cabin. If you are (for example) a group of 3 and want to have a private cabin for 4, you would have to buy 1 extra ticket (price upon request). If you are two travelers and want to book a private cabin for 4, you have to buy two extra tickets (price upon request).
Otherwise other guests might join the room, which is also totally fine.

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 around 22:00 and arrives in Romblon Town early in the morning (6:00). 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 22:00 and arrives in Batangas on the next morning (6:00). 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) 2GO Travel from Manila to Romblon Island

Not available at the moment!


D) 2GO Travel from Batangas to Odiongan, Tablas Island, Romblon

Arrival – traveling to Romblon Island
1) Monday – Pick up in Manila (hotel or airport), not later than 16:00
Arrival in Romblon Island on the following morning (7:00).
2) Thursday, Sunday –  Pick up in Manila (hotel or airport) not later than 5:00 in the morning
Arrival in Romblon Island on the same day in the evening (20:00).

Departure – leaving Romblon Island
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday – Departure in Romblon  7:00. Arrival in Manila on the same day (around 20:30). Please book a connecting flight departing after 23:00.

Transfer service from/to hotel in Metro Manila or NAIA Airport including 2GO tickets
including ticket – Stateroom, single or double occupancy (CR, shower, TV)
P 13100 : 1 passenger
P 6600 : 2 passengers
P 6300 : 3 passengers
P 4700 : 4 passengers
P 5400 : 5 passengers
P 4500 : 6 passengers
P 4900 : 7 passengers
P 4500 : 8+ passengers
all prices per person/one way

including ticket – Stateroom, triple occupancy (CR, shower, TV)
P 13100 : 1 passenger
P 6600 : 2 passengers
P 5000 : 3 passengers
P 4900 : 4 passengers
P 4700 : 5 passengers
P 3900 : 6 passengers
P 4400 : 7 passengers
P 3900 : 8 passengers
P 3700 : 9+ passengers
all prices per person/one way

including ticket – Cabin for 4 (CR, shower, TV)
P 10800 : 1 passenger
P 6400 : 2 passengers
P 5400 : 3 passengers
P 4500 : 4 passengers
P 4800 : 5 passengers
P 4300 : 6 passengers
P 4400 : 7 passengers
P 4200 : 8+ passengers
all prices per person/one way

including ticket – Tourist Class
P 10600 : 1 passenger
P 6200 : 2 passengers
P 5200 : 3 passengers
P 4300 : 4 passengers
P 4500 : 5 passengers
P 4100 : 6 passengers
P 4200 : 7 passengers
P 3900 : 8+ passengers
all prices per person/one way

Please note that there is only a limited number of Staterooms and Cabin for 4s available.
Please book your transfers early to get your preferred type of accommodation.

If you want to book this type of transportation as mentioned, we need the following information:

A) For airport pick up/drop off (or alternative address for pick up in Manila)
1) airline    2) flight no    3) ETA/ETD    4) terminal of arrival/departure

B) For 2GO Travel tickets (for all guests, information will be printed on tickets)
1) name as in passport    2) gender    3) age while traveling    4) class (tourist class, stateroom etc.)*

List can be as following (example) = Cabin for 4:
1) Max Mustermann, male, 38    2) Evelyn Shepherd, female, 36    3) Dennis Tan, male, 28 etc.

*When booking a stateroom you book the whole room for yourself. When booking cabin for 4, you only book 1 out of 4 beds in the cabin. If you are (for example) a group of 3 and want to have a private cabin for 4, you would have to buy 1 extra ticket (price upon request). If you are two travelers and want to book a private cabin for 4, you have to buy two extra tickets (price upon request).
Otherwise other guests might join the room, which is also totally fine.

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. It takes about 7 hours to reach Odiongan on Tablas Island. From there you can take a Jeepney to San Agustin. There at the pier you can take a regular transfer boat (8:00 and 13:00), the ferry Maria Querubin (6:00) or a fishing boat (about P 1500) will bring you to Romblon Town. 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)
Book your tickets online at 2GO Travel. You can take a tricycle to Romblon Pier (about 15 minutes, about P 150). At the pier you can take a transfer boat (8:00 and 13:00) or the ferry Maria Querubin (12:00) to San Agustin. After arrival in San Agustin make sure you hurry to catch one of the Jeepneys to Odiongan as they will leave as soon. It will take about 7 hours to go from Odiongan to Batangas by 2GO Travel. 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).


E) 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.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
PAL Express

Arrival – traveling to Romblon Island
7 days a week – latest pick up at Caticlan Airport 15:00 (transfer takes about 4 hours)

Departure – leaving Romblon Island
7 days a week – earliest drop off at Caticlan Airport 10:30 (transfer takes about 4 hours)

Transfer service from/to Caticlan/Boracay, Malay Airport
P 12200 : 1 passenger
P 6100 : 2 passengers
P 4600 : 3 passengers
P 3700 : 4 passengers
P 3500 : 5 passengers
P 3000 : 6 passengers
P 2600 : 7 passengers
P 2300 : 8 passengers
P 2100 : 9+ passengers
all prices per person/one way

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.


F) Domestic 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 and Saturday – 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 and Saturday – 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.

Transfer service from/to Caticlan/Boracay, Malay Airport
rates upon request

Traveling to Romblon Island on your own (arrival)
Please contact us for details.

Leaving Romblon Island on your own (departure)
Please contact us for details.


G) 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.). So, there is no need to spend an extra night in Manila. Transfer from Kalibo to our resort takes about five hours.

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

Arrival – traveling to Romblon Island
7 days a week – latest pick up at Kalibo Airport 14:00 (transfer takes about 5.5 hours)

Departure – leaving Romblon Island
7 days a week – earliest drop off at Caticlan Airport 12:00 (transfer takes about 5.5 hours)

Transfer service from/to Kalibo Airport KLO
P 13700 : 1 passenger
P 6900 : 2 passengers
P 5100 : 3 passengers
P 3800 : 4 passengers
P 3800 : 5 passengers
P 3500 : 6 passengers
P 3000 : 7 passengers
P 2600 : 8 passengers
P 2400 : 9 passengers
P 2300 : 10+ passengers
all prices per person/one way

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). 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). 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).


H) Night ferry from Batangas to Romblon

Beside 2GO Travel there are two other ferry companies, who offer trips to Romblon Island. They do not offer the same high standard, but this travel option is very cheap compared to some of the others. Please contact us, if you have any questions.


Ferries from Batangas to Romblon:
Montenegro Shipping Lines
Navios Shipping Lines

Arrival – traveling to Romblon Island
Mon, Wed, Thu, Sat, So – Latest pick up in Manila 12:30, arrival in Romblon Island on the next morning.

Departure – leaving Romblon Island
Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sun – departure  13:00 or 16:00 (depending on shipping line). Arrival in Manila between 3:00 and 6:00 on the following morning. Please book a connecting flight after 13:00.

Transfer service from/to Manila or NAIA Airport including ferry tickets
including ticket – Airconditioned Cabin or Super Deluxe class (airconditioned)
P 4700 : 1 passenger
P 3100 : 2 passengers
P 2600 : 3 passengers
P 2400 : 4 passengers
P 2300 : 5 passengers
P 2300 : 6 passengers
P 2500 : 7 passengers
P 2300 : 8+ passengers
all prices 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. The ferry leaves Batangas around 16:00 and arrives in Romblon early on the next morning (between 4:00 and 6:00). 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)
You can take a tricycle to Romblon Pier (about 15 minutes, about P 150). The ferry to Batangas leaves the pier at 13:00 (Montenegro Lines) or 16:00 (Navios Lines). After your arrival at Batangas Pier (usually between 3:00 and 6:00) 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 after 13:00.


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. 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.


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)


San Agustin, 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).


Odiongan, Tablas Island

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.


Stopover and transfers 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.

We also offer transfer services in Manila (airport – hotel, hotel – airport)

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


Romblon Travel Planning Tool