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There are 9 ways to get from Manila to Iligan by plane, bus, car ferry, car, ferry, taxi or bus and ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Manila to Laguindingan, bus  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Laguindingan (CGY) MNL - CGY
  2. Take the bus from Initao to Iligan

$63 - $187

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Carferry  •  42 h

  1. Take the carferry from Manila to Iligan Manila - Iligan

$45 - $75

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Fly Manila to Ozamis, carferry  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Ozamis (OZC) MNL - OZC
  2. Take the carferry from Ozamis Pier to Iligan Port

$86 - $259

Fly Manila to Dipolog, drive, ferry  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Dipolog (DPL) MNL - DPL
  2. Drive from Dipolog to Ozamis
  3. Take the ferry from Ozamis to Iligan

$87 - $474

Fly Manila to Cotabato, taxi  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Cotabato (CBO) MNL - CBO
  2. Take a taxi from Cotabato to Iligan

$128 - $414

Bus to Clark International, fly to Laguindingan  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Trinoma to Clark International Airport
  2. Fly from Clark International (CRK) to Laguindingan (CGY) CRK - CGY

$59 - $331

Fly Manila to Pagadian, bus  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Pagadian (PAG) MNL - PAG
  2. Take the bus from Pagadian City to Iligan City

$103 - $392

Bus and ferry, taxi  •  33 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Philtranco Pasay to Cagayan De Oro
  2. Take a taxi from Cagayan De Oro to Iligan

$70 - $101

Car ferry, taxi  •  34 h 50 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Manila to Cagayan De Oro Port Manila
  2. Take a taxi from Cagayan De Oro to Iligan

$60 - $87

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manila to Iligan is to carferry which costs ₱2,500 - ₱4,000 and takes 42 h.

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The quickest way to get from Manila to Iligan is to fly and bus which costs ₱3,400 - ₱10,000 and takes 5 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Manila and arriving at Iligan. Services depart once a week, and operate Monday. The journey takes approximately 42 h.

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The distance between Manila and Iligan is 794 km.

The best way to get from Manila to Iligan without a car is to bus and ferry and taxi which takes 33 h 46 min and costs ₱3,700 - ₱5,500.

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It takes approximately 5 h 5 min to get from Manila to Iligan, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Manila Airport to Laguindingan Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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AirAsia Philippines, Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific offer flights from Manila Airport to Laguindingan Airport.

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There are three+ hotels available in Iligan. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manila to Iligan.
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  • Distance: 496 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 5 min

What companies run services between Manila, Philippines and Iligan, Philippines?

There is no direct connection from Manila to Iligan. However, you can take the train to Gil Puyat LRT, take the walk to Jam Liner/Atrium, take the Airport Bus to NAIA Terminal 2, take the walk to Manila airport, fly to Laguindingan, take the taxi to Initao, then take the bus to Iligan. Alternatively, you can take the train to Gil Puyat LRT, take the walk to Jam Liner/Atrium, take the Airport Bus to NAIA Terminal 2, take the walk to Manila airport, fly to Ozamis, take the taxi to Ozamis Pier, then take the carferry to Iligan.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Laguindingan
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Manila to Laguindingan via Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Manila to Laguindingan via Iloilo
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Manila to Ozamis
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from Manila to Dipolog
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from Manila to Cotabato
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Manila to Pagadian
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Laguindingan
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $260
Flights from Manila to Laguindingan via Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $260
Flights from Manila to Ozamis
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Manila to Ozamis via Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Manila to Dipolog
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $850
Flights from Manila to Cotabato
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Clark International to Laguindingan
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $420
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Manila to Laguindingan
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Clark International to Laguindingan
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Bus operators
RTMI (Rural Transit of Mindanao Incorporated)
Phone
+63 88 858 5887
Bus from Initao to Iligan
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Pagadian City to Iligan City
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
facebook.com
Philtranco
Phone
(632) 851-8077 to 79
Email
marketing@philtranco.com.ph
Website
philtranco.net
Bus and ferry from Philtranco Pasay to Cagayan De Oro
Ave. Duration
31 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
philtranco.net
Ferry operators
2 GO Travel
Phone
(+63 2) 528.7209
Email
info@2go.com.ph
Website
travel.2go.com.ph
Car ferry from Ozamis Pier to Iligan Port
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Mega Value Class
$11
Super Value Class
$13
Tourist Class
$16
Cabin for 4
$20
Ferry from Ozamis Pier to Iligan Port
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Mega Value Class
$11
Super Value Class
$13
Tourist Class
$16
Cabin for 4
$20
Car ferry from Manila to Cagayan De Oro Port
Ave. Duration
33 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Mega Value Class
$36
Super Value Class
$36
Tourist Class
$41
Cabin
$56
Stateroom for 2
$121
Suiteroom for 2
$125
Car ferry from Manila to Iligan
Ave. Duration
42 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Super Value Class
$45 - $55
Mega Value Class
$45 - $55
Tourist Class
$45 - $60
Business Class
$50 - $60
Cabin for 4
$60 - $75
Stateroom for 2
$110 - $150
Suiteroom for 2
$130 - $160
Cokaliong Shipping
Phone
(032) 232-7211
Website
cokaliongshipping.com
Ferry from Ozamis to Iligan
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $23
Schedules at
cokaliongshipping.com
Economy
$4
Tourist
$5
Cabin
$7
Suite Room
$23
Other operators
Taxi from Cotabato to Iligan
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70

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