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There are 4 ways to get from Balingoan to Dapitan by bus, car ferry or car

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Bus, car ferry

  1. Take the bus from Balingoan to Bulua, Cagayan de Oro
  2. Take the bus from Bulua, Cagayan de Oro to Mukas
  3. Take the car ferry from Mukas to Ozamis
  4. Take the bus from Ozamiz to Dapitan

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Bus via Ozamiz City

  1. Take the bus from Balingoan to Bulua, Cagayan de Oro
  2. Take the Bus from Bulua, Cagayan de Oro to Ozamiz
  3. Take the bus from Ozamiz to Dapitan

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Balingoan to Bulua, Cagayan de Oro
  2. Take the Bus from Bulua, Cagayan de Oro to Dipolog

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Balingoan to Mukas
  2. Take the car ferry from Mukas to Ozamis
  3. Drive from Ozamis to Dapitan
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Dapitan is 02 894-26843.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Dapitan is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Dapitan is 1 metre.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Balingoan to Dapitan is to bus and car ferry which costs ₱460 - ₱600 and takes 11h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Balingoan to Dapitan is to drive and car ferry which costs ₱2,400 - ₱3,700 and takes 6h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Balingoan to Dapitan. However, there are services departing from Balingoan and arriving at Dapitan via Bulua, Cagayan de Oro and Ozamiz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h.

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The distance between Balingoan and Dapitan is 161 km.

The best way to get from Balingoan to Dapitan without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 11h 15m and costs ₱460 - ₱600.

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It takes approximately 11h 15m to get from Balingoan to Dapitan, including transfers.

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Balingoan to Dapitan bus services, operated by RTMI (Rural Transit of Mindanao Incorporated), depart from Balingoan station.

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Balingoan to Dapitan bus services, operated by Local Bus, arrive at Dapitan station.

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There are eight+ hotels available in Dapitan. Prices start at ₱5,000 per night.

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Map of how to get from Balingoan to Dapitan.
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  • Distance: 160.9 km
  • Duration: 11h 15m

What companies run services between Balingoan, Philippines and Dapitan, Philippines?

You can take a bus from Balingoan to Dapitan via Bulua, Cagayan de Oro and Ozamiz in around 12h.

Bus operators
RTMI (Rural Transit of Mindanao Incorporated)
Phone
+63 88 858 5887
Website
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Bus from Balingoan to Bulua, Cagayan de Oro
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
₱100 - ₱150
Schedules at
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Bus from Bulua, Cagayan de Oro to Mukas
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₱150 - ₱230
Schedules at
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Bus from Bulua, Cagayan de Oro to Ozamiz
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₱160 - ₱480
Schedules at
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Bus from Bulua, Cagayan de Oro to Dipolog
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₱340 - ₱500
Schedules at
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Local Bus
Bus from Ozamiz to Dapitan
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₱170
Ferry operators
Local Ferry
Car ferry from Mukas to Ozamis
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₱40

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