Getting there & away
There are regular Rural Transit buses from around 4am to 4pm northbound to Butuan (P210, 3½ hours) and Surigao (P300, six hours), southbound for Davao (P400, seven hours) and westbound for Iligan (P100, 1½ hours). The bus terminal is by the Agora fruit and vegetable wholesale market, a couple of kilometres out of town.
Macabalan Wharf is 5km from the city centre. You can get there by jeepney; a taxi will cost about P50.
The airport is 10km west of town, and it will cost you around P100 to get there by taxi. Jeepneys also meet the planes. There are daily flights to Cagayan de Oro from Manila with Cebu Pacific Air, PAL and Air Philippines (1½ hours).