Good news! The San Ricardo to Lipata and Lipata to San Ricardo (Benit) route is finally back! It is now being served by Lite Ferry 20. The travel time is a little longer and the fare has also increased.
San Ricardo or Benit Port is a major transportation hub for cargo and passengers in the region, connecting the Visayas with Mindanao through the port of Lipata in Surigao City.
This route is used to be operated by Montenegro Shipping Lines but it has not returned since Typhoon Odette. Montenegro is currently serving the Lipata-Liloan route.
Lite Ferry 20 is operated by San Ricardo Shipping Lines. You may contact them at 0926 775 2499 or email them at email@example.com.
Lite Ferry Lipata to San Ricardo Ferry Schedule
- 6:00 AM
- 12:00 Noon
- 6:00 PM
Lite Ferry San Ricardo to Lipata Ferry Schedule
- 3:00 AM
- 9:00 AM
- 3:00 PM
Passenger Fare & Travel Time
The travel time from Lipata to San Ricardo and vice-versa via Lite Ferry is around 1.5 hours. The passenger fare is Php300.
Vehicle Rates from Lipata to San Ricardo (Benit) and Vice-versa
- Motorcycle – 1000php
- 4-wheeler (Compact cars)- Php3,100
- 4-wheeler (sedan) – Php3,300
- 4-wheeler (SUV) – Php3,600
- 4-wheeler (Van) – Php3,800
*FREE 2 passes per 4-wheel vehicle