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Cagayan de Oro

Getting there & away

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Land

Bus

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.

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Boat

Macabalan Wharf is 5km from the city centre. You can get there by jeepney; a taxi will cost about P50.

Between Manila and Cagayan, SuperFerry has four weekly trips (P2400, 35 hours); Negros Navigation and Sulpicio boats both run twice weekly.

There is a boat to Cebu City five nights a week. Boats to Dumaguete on Negros leave twice a week and to Jagna on Bohol once a week.

Negros Navigation has boats to Iloilo on Panay twice a week. The Negros Navigation agent in Cagayan has an office on JR Borja St.

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Air

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).

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