Directions to Batangas Pier via Startoll
How to get to Batangas Pier:
Directions to the Port of Batangas: From Makati, head towards SLEX and take Batangas Exit (the second to the last one), drive straight on Maharlika Highway past Turbina (Landmarks: Shell gasoline station and Turbina Bus Terminal) until you reach the Batangas welcome arch marking the Laguna-Batangas boundary and indicating you're already in Sto. Tomas. A few kilometers from the arch (and the entrance of (First Philippine Industrial Park (FPIP), you'll see on your right the entrance toll gate of Star Tollways. Turn right to enter Startoll and drive all the way to the end of the expressway at Balagtas exit, pay the toll fee (PhP55.00 for class 1 vehicles and PhP109.00 for class 2) then continue driving (you will see two ALPS Bus Terminals as landmarks) until you see the entrance gates of Batangas Pier.
For inquiries on updated parking fees at Port of Batangas, try these contact numbers:
Batangas Pier Telephone Number: +63.43.723.1701
Customer Service Center: +63.43.723.8243
Instead of overnight parking at Batangas Pier, why not try the Roll-on, Roll-Off ferries (Ro-ro) to Puerto Galera, or Calapan, Oriental Mindoro so you can explore the island with your own wheels. Roro ships are available from Montenegro Shipping Lines and Starlite Ferries.
How to commute to Batangas Pier:
Cheaper alternative to Batangas Pier is by commuting, board buses on EDSA, Cubao (ALPS); EDSA Kamuning (Jam Transit); at the corner of Sen. Gil Puyat Avenue and Taft Avenue (JAM, accessible from LRT Buendia station) with signboard Batangas Pier via Calabarzon (for faster trips since they use Star Tollways rather than the traffic-heavy Tanauan City proper and the old highway); and vans at Metropoint Mall at the corner of EDSA and Taft Avenue (accessible from MRT Taft Avenue station or LRT EDSA station) (Bus fare is around PhP175.00, depending on which terminal you rode the bus of course). Trips to Batangas City starts at around 3am in the morning and travel time from 2 to 3 hours.
From Batangas Pier to Puerto Galera:
Ferry to Puerto Galera Fare is now PhP450.00 plus terminal fees so expect around PhP500.00 for a round-trip fare to White Beach. For those looking for convenience, try the Sikat Bus to Puerto Galera in front of Great Eastern Hotel in Malate every 8am daily. It includes bus to Batangas Pier and ferry transfer to Puerto Galera.
Going back to Manila:
Buses going back to Manila are available inside the Port of Batangas as well as vans, so it's really very easy. Jeepneys to various Batangas towns are also available. Pasalubong vendors also will offer their products to you at every opportunity.
posted by backpacking philippines @ 8:32 PM,
- At Mar 16, 2011, 2:04:00 AM, said...
This is a very detailed and helpful article. Thanks and keep up the good work!
- At Apr 13, 2011, 7:08:00 PM, said...
thanks sa info po
- At Apr 18, 2011, 11:55:00 AM, said...
From Batangas Port going to White Beach,can i bring my chihuahua pet with me. She is very small.
- At Apr 18, 2011, 12:48:00 PM, backpacking philippines said...
anonymous, i don't know, perhaps it's the ferry company who can asnwer that plus the authorities at Batangas Port and the Puerto Galera Beach resort. you need permission from all of them :(
- At May 7, 2011, 5:53:00 PM, said...
Until what time is your last trip?
- At Aug 19, 2011, 11:48:00 AM, said...
thank you for this effort...such a big help
- At Aug 23, 2011, 9:53:00 AM, said...
if we can go to puerto galera we want to took a ferry but how we are from makati
- At Sep 8, 2011, 9:28:00 AM, said...
do you offer free wi fi on board?
- At Sep 11, 2011, 10:01:00 PM, said...
how recent was this post? are the fare rates still current? thanks!!
- At Feb 8, 2012, 7:29:00 AM, said...
Bakit ang mahal ng parking sa batangas port, mas mahal pa sa parking ng sikat na hotel..dapat fix rate na lang sa 50 pesos a day, paano gaganda tourism sa mindoro atbp,kung abuso naman sa singil sa parking
- At Mar 3, 2012, 8:03:00 PM, said...
500 po ba ung roundtrip ferry fare from pier to white beach? o one way lang po un? thank you po
- At Mar 19, 2012, 9:40:00 AM, said...
how much is the fair to batangas to caticlan?
- At Apr 2, 2012, 4:37:00 PM, said...
very informative post,thank you
- At Apr 2, 2012, 9:50:00 PM, said...
Is there a scheduled trip this Good Friday from Batangas to Calapan? What time?
- At Apr 5, 2012, 9:16:00 PM, said...
may slot p sa pier?how much for overnight prking?
- At Jun 1, 2012, 10:23:00 AM, said...
How much ang fare sa van? at ano ang schedule? 24 hours a day ba yun? Thanks in advance for the reply.
- At May 22, 2013, 11:33:00 PM, said...
Anung exit po sa batangas? Many exits kse eh.
- At May 23, 2013, 9:35:00 AM, backpacking philippines said...
anonymous, it's mentioned above it's Balagtas exit at the end of Startoll :(