LAST UPDATED: June 29, 2022

As of June 29, 2022, Tourism TO The Philippines, Palawan and El Nido / Coron is SUSPENDED.  The government is considering allowing tourists from certain countries with a low number of COVID19 / Cornavirus cases.

Visa issuance and visa-free entry for all tourists was temporarily suspended on March 19, 2020. As of March 22, 2020, all foreign visitors were barred from entry, with exceptions for foreign spouses and children of Filipino citizens, diplomatic officials, and workers for international organizations.

Montenegro Fast Ferry is the easiest way to get from El Nido to Coron in  2022.

The  2022  scheduel for the fast ferry leaves El Nido at 6:00am and arrives at Coron at 9:30am

2022  Fare is 1760PHP for adults
(approx. $32USD, $41CAD, €30EUR, £26GBP, ¥4,354JPY, ¥214CNY, $46AUD, 31Swiss Franc)

2022 Fare is 1496PHP for students
(approx. $27USD, $35CAD, €26EUR, £22GBP, ¥3,701JPY, ¥182CNY, $39AUD, 26Swiss Franc)

This is not the cheapest option to get from EL Nido to Coron but is one of the fastest and most reliable. Total trip takes about 4h 15min.

Buy your tickets in advance as tickets can sell out fast especially during high season.

Make reservation with Montenegro Fast Ferry Facebook in advance by emailing: or or

Phimal Fast Ferry is the newer option starting early 2018. They are a newer service so comment below on how things went if you use them.


El Nido to Coron

6:00AM (Montenegro Fast Ferry)
8:20AM (Phimal Fast Ferry)
1:00PM (Phimal Fast Ferry)

Coron to El Nido

8:20AM (Phimal Fast Ferry)
12:00PM (Montenegro Fast Ferry)
1:00PM (Phimal Fast Ferry)

Share Your Experience

What’s your experience with the Montenegro Lines Fast Ferry or Phimal Fast Ferry from Coron to EL Nido? Leave your comments below and we would love to hear about it.

Also let us know about your experience getting from Coron to EL Nido in the comments below. Any tips or recommendations we should add here?

Wanderasm's Savvy Travelers Tips

What to do BEFORE you go?

  1. Make reservation with Montenegro Fast Ferry in advance by emailing: or
  2. The other option is Phimal Fast Ferry.

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