Getting to and from Boracay
Boracay can be reached by plane from
Manila and Cebu City to either Caticlan Airport (boat ride
to Boracay) or to Kalibo Airport (bus ride to Caticlan).
One may opt to go via Caticlan, the jump-off
point to Boracay on Panay Island, or via Kalibo, the capital of
Aklan Province, from which one needs to take a coaster or shuttle
bus for the 1½-hour ride to Caticlan. From Caticlan,
Boracay Island is a 20-minute boat ride.
Flying time to Caticlan or Kalibo is approximately
an hour, departing from the Manila Domestic Airport.
Flights to/from Caticlan are daily and available
on 2 private carriers, i.e. Asian Spirits and Pacific Air and
Philippine Airlines (PAL) as well as
2 private carriers provide daily flights to/from Kalibo. Cebu
Pacific also fly to and from Kalibo Airport.
From Cebu City
Flights to Kalibo, the capital of Aklan Province,
are available using Cebu Pacific. From Kalibo, one needs to
take a 1½-hour bus ride to Caticlan, the jump-off point
to Boracay on Panay Island. Boracay Island is a 20-minute boat
ride from Caticlan.
If you are coming from overseas and solely
wanting to go to Boracay, it is best to take the international
carrier that will conveniently connect you to any of the above