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DIRECTIONS TO BILIRAN

 

 

Photo from:  http://tourism.biliranisland.com/howtogetthere.php

 

Biliran is an island province located on the eastern part of the Visayas group of island. The province belongs to Region VIII, the Eastern Visayas Region. It lies with the geographic coordinates between latitude 11° 28’00” to 11° 50’00” and longitude 124°37’00”, It is bounded on the south by Caragara Bay, Samar Sea on the east, North by the Visayas Sea and the strait of Biliran on the West.

  1. By air

  • Via Mactan Airport – Fly in straight to Cebu. Travel time is 60 minutes. Grab a taxi and go straight to the port. You have an option to take a fast craft to Ormoc or the overnight trip to Naval, Biliran.
  • Via DZR Airport  – Fly in straight to Tacloban. Travel time is 1 hour and 15 minutes. Ride a jeepney to the Tacloban downtown and ask for the driver to take you to the shuttle buses going to Naval, Biliran.
  1. By sea

  • Via Cebu – Ride a ferry and travel 10 hours to Naval.  You can also take a fast craft to Ormoc city ,travel time is 3 hours. From there take a shuttle bus to Naval. Travel time is 1 hour and 30 minutes. (Until now, the Naval-Cebu passenger boat traffic has not resumed.)
  • Via Manila – Ride a ferry going to Ormoc City. Travel time is 24 hours. From there take a shuttle bus to Naval, Biliran.
  1. By land

  • Via Manila – Go to Pasay or Cubao terminal. Buses travel to Naval Biliran daily. Travel time is more than 24 hours.
  • Via Davao – Go to Davao City Overland Bus Terminal.  Buses travel to Tacloban Daily. Travel time is 15 hours.
  • Via Tacloban – There are several buses that travel daily to Naval, Biliran. Travel time is 2 hours and 45 minutes.
  • Via Ormoc – There are several buses that travel daily to Naval, Biliran. Travel time is 1 hour and 30 minutes.

Read More:  http://tourism.biliranisland.com/howtogetthere.php

 

 

Map of Eastern Visayas

 

Photo from:  http://globalcitymap.com/philippines/eastern-visayas-map.html

 

 

Map of Biliran

 

Photo from:  http://www.malapascua.de/PhilippineMap/Map_Biliran/map_biliran.html
 

 

Getting Around

 

Naval – Caibiran There are several buses that make the cross-country trip from Naval to the Eastern coastal town of Caibiran, taking over 1.5-2 hours, one way (P50). From Caibiran, usually three or four buses depart daily for Naval (except Sundays) around 3.30am, 4am, 5am. Sundays there is only one bus around 4am.

Naval – Biliran – Cabucgayan There are buses roughly every hour plying the route along the coast from Naval until Bunga.

Naval – Almeria – Kawayan There are infrequent buses between Naval and Kawayan.

Naval – Culaba There are infrequent buses between Naval and Culaba.

 

Photo from:  http://harrybalais.com/2012/06/chasing-waterfalls-biliran-falls/

 

The habal-habal (motorcycle) is the most common mode of transportation as most of the roads outside the main highway are rough and rougher but things are improving with construction works around the island. Haggle with the driver to get the best possible rates or hire on a per-day basis.  Read More:  http://wikitravel.org/en/Biliran

 

 




 

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

 

Explore the Undiscovered Beauty of Biliran

Where is Biliran and How To Get There

“Must-See” Places in Biliran

Colorful Festivals Celebrated in Biliran

Have a Grannd Time in Biliran

Biliran Photo Gallery

Biliran Video Collections

 

 

 

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