Cheap Flights to Basco Airport (BSO)

Floating in the Philippine Sea, you'll find the island of Batanes, an archipelago province of the Philippines. It's the nation's smallest and most northern province. Batanes holds 10 islands in total, which are known for their diverse landscape, including majestic cliffs, green hills, turquoise waves, beautiful beaches, and inactive volcanos. Unfortunately, it's also frequently hit by typhoons, so, be careful when you're planning your visit. The capital of Batanes is Basco, situated on Batan Island.

The Filipino islands of Batanes are served by two airports, one of which is Basco Airport (BSO). Located in the province's capital city, Basco, this airport doesn't offer any international flights. Instead, BSO hosts 5 domestic airlines from the Philippines and neighbouring Batanes island, Itbayat. Skyscanner can help you find the cheapest airfare to Basco, Batanes with their Cheapest Month search tool.

Best Time to Book a Flight to Basco

Basco, Batanes is wonderful to visit from March to May. During these months, rainfall is infrequent and typhoons rarely strike this Filipino island. The area has a tropical rainforest climate with stable temperatures year round, ranging between 22 to 28 °C on average. To find the most affordable times to fly to Basco, sign up for Skyscanner's Price Alerts feature.

Airlines That Fly to Basco

A few domestic airlines fly out of The Philippines' Basco Airport (BSO), including:

  • AirSWIFT
  • Northsky Air
  • Philippine Airlines
  • Sky Pasada
  • SkyJet

What to Expect When Arriving at Basco Airport

Located in Batanes' capital city, Basco Airport (BSO) is absolutely tiny by international standards. Once used as an international airport, Basco Airport (BSO) now only offers domestic flights to the Philippines and other islands in Batanes. The amenities inside BSO are sparse, but they do offer a small souvenir boutique. To reach Downtown Basco, phone ahead to see if your hotel can provide a shuttle to pick you up. Otherwise, consider renting a car in Basco with Skyscanner.

What to See and Do in Basco, Phillipines

The province of Batanes is best for adventurers, who wish to explore its diverse natural bounty. Swimming, trekking, diving, fishing, and boating are all available pastimes. Otherwise, there is little infrastructure for tourists here. For the most part, Basco's residents are Ivatan and you'll rarely hear English spoken in the streets. Need an upscale hotel in Basco, Batanes? Book with Skyscanner today.

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