Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Updated: Lipata and San Ricardo Ports : Ferry Schedule and Fare Rates

Here's a short guide on how to cross Visayas to Mindanao and vice-versa using the San Ricardo Port (Benit) in Southern Leyte and Lipata Port in Surigao City. (Read: Travel Guide : Surigao City)


This route is the easiest way to cross between Visayas and Mindanao as it will only take an hour for the ferry ride. This route is being serviced by Montenegro Shipping Lines, Inc. Here's the schedule and rates of the ferry service:


Lipata in Surigao City to  San Ricardo (Benit) Port in Southern Leyte Ferry Schedule

2:00 AM
6:00 AM
10:00 AM
2:00 PM
6:00 PM

San Ricardo to Lipata Ferry Schedule
4:00 AM
8:00 AM
12 :00 NN
4:00 PM
8:00 PM

Fare one-way Airconditioned Cabin:
Standard:  P210.00
Student Fare:  P178.50
Senior Citizen: P168.00
Half Fare: P105.00

Fare one-way Non-Aircon (Ordinary):
Standard: P140.00
Student Fare:  P119.00
Senior Citizen: P112.00
Half Fare: P70

You may call Montenegro Shipping Lines' Surigao Office at (086) 231-6245 / 0917-824-5056/ 0998-853-0969 for other concerns. (Read: Lipata to Liloan Ferry Schedule & Fare)

Where to stay in Surigao City? Recommended hotels to stay in Surigao City. Please click the name of the hotel below to check the rates and availability.
  1. Hotel Tavern Surigao
  2. Surigao Tourist Inn
  3. One Hive Hotel
  4. Parkway Hotel
  5. Almont Beach Resort
Where to stay in Tacloban? Recommended budget hotels to stay in Tacloban City. Please click the name of the hotel below to check the rates and availability.
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