Go to any of the following bus terminals in Metro Manila:
Bus Terminals near the corner of Taft Avenue and Gil Puyat Avenue (formerly Buendia), Pasay City – nearest the Airport.
Bus Terminal near Ali Mall, Araneta Center, Cubao, Quezon City.
Bus Terminal in EDSA corner Kamias Street, Quezon City.
Bus Terminal in Alabang, Muntinlupa City.
Ride the air-conditioned bus going straight to Batangas pier via CALABARZON Expressway. Travel time to Batangas pier will take more or less 2 hours and the fare is less than 200 pesos.
Upon arrival in Batangas pier, go to Terminal 3 and find the ticket booth of the ferry going to Puerto Galera. At Batangas Pier, passengers are required to pay the Terminal Fee worth 30 pesos per person and the Environmental User Fee for tourists going to Puerto Galera worth 50 pesos per person.
Puerto Galera has 4 major points of entry, namely, Sabang Pier, Muelle Pier, Balatero Pier and White Beach. If you are going to Sabang, choose the ferry that will go directly to Sabang Pier. If you are going to White Beach, make sure that the ferry will go to White Beach.
There are many shipping companies plying the Batangas-Puerto Galera route. The major passenger ferries are: FSL or Father and Son Shipping Lines, MSL or Minolo Shipping Lines, Challenge and Passion Shipping Lines, Galerian Lines and the RORO Car Ferry of Starlite Shipping Lines.
The maximum capacity of an outrigger ferry is from 60 up to 140 passengers.
The first ferry trip to Puerto Galera is 7:30 am during the normal season and every hour thereafter, one or 2 ferries depart until 4:30 pm to 5:00 pm which is usually the last trip to Puerto Galera.
If you happen to disembark at the wrong pier or landing site, there are tricycles that you can hire to bring you to the resort of your choice.
Aside from the ferry fare, each tourist is required to pay the following:
* Batangas Pier Terminal Fee = 30.00 pesos
* Environmental Users Fee = 50.00 pesos
* Puerto Galera Exit Fee = 10.00 pesos
* For Tourist exiting from Sabang Pier, Security Fee = 20.00 pesos