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DIRECTIONS TO CAMIGUIN
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How to Get There
Camiguin has its own airport in Mambajao but Cebu Pacific is the only commercial airline that has regular flights to the province from Cebu City. For those coming from Manila, book a flight to either Cagayan de Oro or Butuan.
via Cagayan de Oro
Philippine Airlines/PAL Express, Cebu Pacific and Air Asia Zest have regular flights daily from Manila to Laguindingan Airport of Cagayan de Oro City. Meanwhile, Philippine Airlines/PAL Express and Cebu Pacific also fly from Cebu, Iloilo, Bacolod, Davao and Zamboanga to Cagayan de Oro City on scheduled trips.
From Laguindingan Airport, ride a shuttle (Magnum Shuttle or LAX Van at P199.00/pax as of Dec 2013) direct to Agora Market where you can catch a bus (P148.00/pax as of Dec 2013) or a van (~P200.00/pax) to Balingoan for a two-hour ride. Get off in Balingoan Terminal and walk to the port. From there, ride a ferry (~P150.00/pax) to Benoni Port, Camiguin. Ferries from Balingoan Port to Benoni, Camiguin leave almost every hour from 5Am to 5PM, travel time is two hours.
Alternatively, you can ride a fast craft from Cagayan de Oro’s Macabalan Port straight to Camiguin. Ocean Jet Fastcraft departs Cagayan de Oro everyday. For more information and reservation contact +639062510225.
Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific have regular flights daily from Manila and Cebu to Bancasi Airport of Butuan.
From Butuan Airport, catch a motorella or taxi to take you to the bus terminal and hop to any Cagayan bound bus (~P200.00/pax), travel time is more than two hours. The bus will stop at Balingoan Terminal just a short walk to the port where you can catch ferry to Camiguin (~P150.00/pax).
By Land and Sea
Super Shuttle Ferry serves Cebu – Camiguin and Jagna, Bohol – Camiguin. Visit their website for schedule.
Meanwhile, for those planning to go there by bus and/or ferry from Manila, one can possibly reach Camiguin via Cagayan de Oro or Nasipit:
- Philtranco buses from Manila(Pasay) to Cagayan de Oro: approximately 42 hours travel time passing through Balingoan
- 2Go Travel from Manila to Cagayan de Oro City and Nasipit for around 30 hours travel time
There are also ferries to Cagayan de Oro and Nasipit from Cebu and other port of call in Visayas and Mindanao. By bus, several bus companies ply to Cagayan de Oro and Butuan from other points in Mindanao such as Rural Transit, Bachelor Express, Super 5, LCI, and Bagong Lipunan.
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