2020 Batangas – Puerto Galera: Island Water Boat Schedule & Fares

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Here you can find the ferry boat schedule and fare rates for the Batangas – Puerto Galera route by Island Water. There are trips every day and the ferries will be traveling between the Batangas City Port and the Balatero Port in Puerto Galera. The ships for this route are the Island Biri and Island Calaguas.

Daily Schedule

Batangas to Puerto GaleraPuerto Galera to Batangas
5:45 AM4:45 AM
6:30 AM7:30 AM
9:00 AM10:30 AM
12:15 PM12:45 PM
2:45 PM2:00 PM
4:00 PM4:30 PM
6:15 PM

The first trip from Batangas will depart at 5:45 AM while the first trip from Balatero, Puerto Galera will depart at 4:45 AM. The ships are fastcraft vessels and can only transport passengers, not vehicles.


A one-way trip between Batangas and Puerto Galera takes about 1 hour and 30 minutes.

Fare Rates

Island Calaguas

Passenger TypeTourist ClassVIP Class

Island Biri

Passenger TypeTourist ClassVIP Class
Senior Citizen/PWD₱229.00₱400.00
Child (4-11 y.o.)₱160.00₱250.00
Child (0-3 y.o.)FREEFREE

Above are the different passenger types and their corresponding fare rates for each vessel. You must have a valid ID to purchase tickets.

Advance Booking

You can book your tickets in advance at the Island Water ticketing office, their official website, or through travel booking partners and agents.


  • Unlimited coffee, water, and one pastry (Business class only)
  • Air-conditioned cabins
  • Free WiFi
  • Free movie streaming
  • Clean restrooms

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Island Water Batangas-Balatero, Puerto Galera Fare
Island Water Batangas-Balatero, Puerto Galera Fare


There are daily trips from Batangas to Balatero, Puerto Galera and vice versa by Island Water. There are two ships that will ply the route, the Island Biri and the Island Calaguas. The total travel time is about 1 hour and 30 minutes. The regular passenger fare is 320 PHP for the Tourist class and 500 PHP for the VIP class. For reservation, contact 09216234473 or 09568467491.

Ferry Alternatives

Hotel Accommodation

List of Island Water Routes

For the full list of shipping routes by Island Water, check out the Island Water page.