The Municipality of Malay is home of Barangay Caticlan and Boracay Island. Most of the transport companies are using either Caticlan or Boracay as their destination. So, if you are leading to that places, you are actually travelling to the Municipality of Malay.


How to get here?

By Air

Malay is approximately one (1) hour air travel from the cities of Manila and Cebu via Caticlan Airport (MPH).  Philippine Airlines, Cebu Pacific Air and Skyjet Airlines are the airline companies serving this route. They are offering a lot of flights from Manila, so you have the option which time best for your journey. Cebu City is only served by Cebu Pacific at one (1) or two (2) flights a day.  You can book your flights at their websites:

By Sea

For those who opt to travel via Strong Republic Nautical Highway for its Western Route, Caticlan Jetty Port is the first Visayan Port to welcome travellers from Mindoro, Romblon and Luzon.  RORO vessels have significant number of trips from Mindoro and Batangas. You can also choose day or night navigation as the port is operating 24 hours in a day.  Travel time from Mindoro is three (3) to five (5) hours, from Odiongan (Tablas Island, Romblon) is two (2) to three (3) hours and from Batangas City is ten (10) hours.

Here are the RORO vessel companies that served Caticlan Jetty Port and their point of origins:


Alternative Gateway

Malay is situated on the North West of Panay Island.  Panay Island is served by four airports including Caticlan Airport, two (2) of which are international airports.  The three airports that can be used as alternative or if travellers tend to pass over through these prime cities and towns of Panay.  These are:  

  • Kalibo International Airport
  • Iloilo International Airport
  • Roxas Airport

By Land

Malay is served by Ceres Bus from Iloilo City via Kalibo including Capiz Province and via Antique Province.  Ceres has luxury, regular aircon and ordinary buses.  Luxury buses are plying the via Kalibo route. Their frequency of trips is 15 to 30 minutes depending on the route they are travelling to.

For travellers who fly through Kalibo Airport, numerous vans and buses are serving Kalibo Airport to Malay.  There is also Metered Taxis now that ply this route.