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Cheap Flights to El Nido

Cheap flights to El Nido Airport

El Nido Airport is tiny, serving just a handful of flights a day, but it is a convenient facility for anybody hoping to reach this beautiful corner of the Philippines. Only one airline currently flies to El Nido Airport, meaning that you won't have too many options when looking for a cheap flight. Nonetheless, Skyscanner can help you find the cheapest time to fly to this exotic getaway with its monthly search feature.

Best time to fly to El Nido

The rainy season in El Nido runs from May to October, with rain pretty much a daily occurrence between June and August. Fortunately, temperatures are hot and tropical all year-round in El Nido. During the period between November and April you will be able to enjoy sunny skies and El Nido's beautiful white sand beaches. Flights are limited, so make sure you book well in advance and sign up for Price Alerts so that you don't miss out on any sudden discounts.

Airlines that fly to El Nido Airport

El Nido Airport is currently served by just one airline, Air Swift, which is affiliated with El Nido Resorts (although you certainly don't have to stay at El Nido Resorts in order to fly with Air Swift). Air Swift currently offers service to Manila, Cebu, and Caticlan.

What to expect when arriving at the airport

Your transportation options when arriving at El Nido Airport will depend on where you are staying. If you are staying at one of the El Nido Resorts, then the company will send a van to pick you up. Otherwise airport staff will call a tricycle taxi to take you where you need to go. The ride into town is just 5 km and costs about P250.

Airport facilities

The El Nido Airport is a tiny airport with a single runway that was only recently upgraded from gravel to concrete. As a result, don't expect much in terms of facilities. You won't find restaurants, shops, currency exchanges, ATMs, or lounges here, although that's part of what gives this airport its charm. On the other hand, because there are so few flights and not very many crowds, you won't have to deal with the long lineups at check-in and security that are typical of larger airports.

What to see and do in El Nido

With its white sand beaches, hidden lagoons, lush jungle, limestone cliffs, and turquoise waters, El Nido is a jewel that leaves visitors breathless. Once a getaway destination for locals from Palawan and elsewhere in the Philippines, nowadays El Nido is opening itself up to a steady flow of foreign tourists. Its beaches have been ranked as some of the most beautiful in the world and rightly so. Diving, rock climbing, mountain biking, and kayaking are all popular activities here. Resorts and hotels dot the coast and finding a room for a great price is easy with Skyscanner.

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.