Travelling to Padre Burgos Southern Leyte from Bohol

Travelling from Alona Beach, Panglao Ubay Bohol to Southern Leyte

To travel to Southern Leyte you will need to get to Ubay a small town on the northeast side of Bohol. You can either arrange a private hire with your resort you are staying at direct to Ubay or catch a local van or tricycle to the bus/van terminal in Tagbilaran from Tagbilaran to Ubay takes around 2.5 hours there are plenty of local vans which go to Ubay.

Banca-type ferries are available from Ubay, Bohol to Bato and Hilongos Leyte  departing daily the crossing takes around 2-3 hours. 

- Ubay to Bato by banca, departures at 9am arrives Bato 12pm
- Ubay to Bato by banca, departs at 10am arrives Bato 1pm
- Ubay to Bato by Roro (car transport) departs at 1pm arrives Bato 5pm
- Ubay to Hilongos by banca departs 9am arrives Hilongos 11.30am
- Bato to Ubay by banca departs Bato 7am arrives Ubay 10am
- Bato to Ubay by banca departs Bato 8am arrives Ubay 11am
-Bato to Ubay by Roro (car transport) departs Bato 9am arrives Ubay 2pm
-Hilongos to Ubay by banca departs Hilongos 9am arrives Ubay 11.30am

From Bato or Hilongos - by resort van or private hire-car
Sogod Bay area dive shops are able to arrange for a private car or van to meet you and your party upon arrival at the relevant pier and drive you directly to your preferred dive shop. Make your arrangements during your resort booking. For first-time visitors, and for those preferring fast and personalized service, we recommend this option. The trip duration is about 1.5-hours. The cost is around Ps1700

From Bato/Hilongos to Maasin - by public bus or v-hire van
Buses and vans are available from Bato or Hilongos to Maasin, with a travel time to Maasin of about 1.5-hours.  

From Maasin to Padre Burgos

Padre Burgos, where most of the dive shops are located, is about 25kms from Maasin City, Southern Leyte. Travel time from Maasin to Padre Burgos is about 40-50 minutes by public multi-cab, jeepney or bus. Look for those heading to Malitbog or Sogod which pass through Padre Burgos and right by most dive shops.