There are 7 ways to get from Butuan to Pagadian by bus, taxi, car, plane or car ferry

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Bus  •  12 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Butuan to Cagayan de Oro
  2. Take the bus from Cagayan de Oro to Pagadian City

$11 - $28

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Taxi  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Butuan to Pagadian 322.2 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Butuan to Pagadian 322.2 miles

$40 - $65

Fly to Pagadian  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Butuan (BXU) to Pagadian (PAG) BXU - PAG

$86 - $309

Fly to Dipolog, taxi  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Butuan (BXU) to Dipolog (DPL) BXU - DPL
  2. Take a taxi from Dipolog to Pagadian

$94 - $335

Fly to Ozamis, RORO, bus  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Butuan (BXU) to Ozamis (OZC) BXU - OZC
  2. Take the RORO from Ozamis to Mukas
  3. Take the bus from Kapatagan to Pagadian City

$64 - $233

Fly to Cagayan, bus  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Butuan (BXU) to Cagayan (CGY) BXU - CGY
  2. Take the bus from Iligan City to Pagadian City

$63 - $255

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The cheapest way to get from Butuan to Pagadian is to bus which costs ₱600 - ₱1,600 and takes 12 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Butuan to Pagadian is to fly which costs ₱4,600 - ₱17,000 and takes 3 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Butuan to Pagadian. However, there are services departing from Butuan and arriving at Pagadian City via Cagayan de Oro. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 7 min.

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The distance between Butuan and Pagadian is 263 km. The road distance is 515.5 km.

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The best way to get from Butuan to Pagadian without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 7 min and costs ₱600 - ₱1,600.

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It takes approximately 12 h 7 min to get from Butuan to Pagadian, including transfers.

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Butuan to Pagadian bus services, operated by Bachelor Express, depart from Butuan station.

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The best way to get from Butuan to Pagadian is to bus which takes 12 h 7 min and costs ₱600 - ₱1,600. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs ₱4,600 - ₱17,000 and takes 3 h 45 min.

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There is no direct flight from Butuan Airport to Pagadian Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Butuan to Pagadian bus services, operated by RTMI (Rural Transit of Mindanao Incorporated), arrive at Pagadian City station.

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Map of how to get from Butuan to Pagadian.
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  • Distance: 164.5 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 7 min

What companies run services between Butuan, Philippines and Pagadian, Philippines?

You can take a bus from Butuan to Pagadian via Cagayan de Oro in around 12 h 7 min. Alternatively, Cebgo and Cebu Pacific fly from Butuan to Pagadian 4 times a week.

Airlines
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Butuan to Pagadian via Cebu
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $300
Flights from Butuan to Dipolog via Cebu
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $270
Flights from Butuan to Ozamis via Cebu
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $220
Flights from Butuan to Cagayan via Cebu
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $200
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Butuan to Pagadian via Manila
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Butuan to Dipolog via Manila
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Butuan to Ozamis via Manila
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Butuan to Cagayan via Manila
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Butuan to Cagayan via Cebu
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Bus operators
Bachelor Express
Phone
+63(082) 285-6486
Bus from Butuan to Cagayan de Oro
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $13
RTMI (Rural Transit of Mindanao Incorporated)
Phone
+63 88 858 5887
Bus from Cagayan de Oro to Pagadian City
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $16
Schedules at
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Bus from Kapatagan to Pagadian City
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
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Bus from Iligan City to Pagadian City
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
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Ferry operators
RORO
Car ferry from Ozamis to Mukas
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1
Other operators
Taxi from Butuan to Pagadian
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170

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Yes, the driving distance between Butuan to Pagadian is 516 km. It takes approximately 7 h 41 min to drive from Butuan to Pagadian.

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Cebgo and Cebu Pacific offer flights from Butuan Airport to Pagadian Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Pagadian. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Butuan to Butuan Airport is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs ₱230 - ₱290.

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