There are 9 ways to get from Manila to Mindanao by plane, taxi, ferry, car, bus, car ferry 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Cagayan, taxi  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Cagayan (CGY) MNL - CGY
  2. Take a taxi from Cagayan to San Miguel

$83 - $214

Cheapest option

Car ferry, bus  •  36 h 49 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Manila to Cagayan De Oro Port Manila
  2. Take the bus from Agora, Cagayan de Oro to Bukidnon

$38 - $68

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Fly to Butuan, taxi  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Butuan (BXU) MNL - BXU
  2. Take a taxi from Butuan to Bantuanon

$138 - $279

Fly to Ozamis, ferry, drive  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Ozamis (OZC) MNL - OZC
  2. Take the ferry from Ozamis to Iligan
  3. Drive from Iligan to San Miguel

$88 - $278

Fly to Cotabato, taxi  •  7 h 34 min

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

$128 - $414

Fly to Davao, bus  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Davao (DVO) MNL - DVO
  2. Take the bus from Davao City to Valencia

$51 - $207

Fly to Dipolog, drive, ferry  •  10 h 47 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
  4. Drive from Iligan to San Miguel

$97 - $493

Car ferry, taxi  •  26 h 16 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Manila to Nasipit Pier, Butuan Manila
  2. Take a taxi from Nasipit Pier, Butuan to Lurugan

$105 - $139

Bus and ferry, taxi  •  34 h 42 min

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

$75 - $116

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manila to Mindanao is to car ferry and bus which costs ₱2,000 - ₱3,700 and takes 36 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manila to Mindanao is to fly and taxi which costs ₱4,500 - ₱12,000 and takes 5 h 14 min.

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The distance between Manila and Mindanao is 844 km.

The best way to get from Manila to Mindanao without a car is to car ferry and taxi which takes 26 h 16 min and costs ₱5,500 - ₱7,500.

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It takes approximately 5 h 14 min to get from Manila to Mindanao, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Manila Airport to Cagayan Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific offer flights from Manila Airport to Cagayan Airport.

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Map of how to get from Manila to Mindanao.
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  • Distance: 527.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 14 min

What companies run services between Manila, Philippines and Mindanao, Northern Mindanao, Philippines?

There is no direct connection from Manila to San Miguel. 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 Cagayan, then take the taxi to San Miguel. 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 Butuan, then take the taxi to Bantuanon.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Cagayan
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Manila to Cagayan via Iloilo
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Manila to Butuan
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $250
Flights from Manila to Ozamis
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from Manila to Cotabato
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Manila to Davao
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $170
Flights from Manila to Davao via Bacolod
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $170
Flights from Manila to Davao via Iloilo
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $170
Flights from Manila to Dipolog
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Cagayan
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $260
Flights from Manila to Butuan
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Manila to Ozamis
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Manila to Cotabato
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Manila to Davao
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Manila to Dipolog
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $850
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Manila to Davao
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Flights from Manila to Davao via Cebu
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Bus operators
RTMI (Rural Transit of Mindanao Incorporated)
Phone
+63 88 858 5887
Bus from Davao City to Valencia
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $10
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Agora, Cagayan de Oro to Bukidnon
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $9
Schedules at
facebook.com
Philtranco
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
Cokaliong Shipping
Website
cokaliongshipping.com
Ferry from Ozamis to Iligan
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $23
Schedules at
cokaliongshipping.com
Economy
$4
Tourist
$5
Cabin
$7
Suite Room
$23
2 GO Travel
Phone
(+63 2) 528.7209
Email
info@2go.com.ph
Website
travel.2go.com.ph
Ferry from Ozamis Pier to Iligan Port
Ave. Duration
26 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$1 - $20
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Mega Value Class
$2
Super Value Class
$2
Tourist Class
$2
Cabin for 4
$20
Car ferry from Manila to Nasipit Pier, Butuan
Ave. Duration
22 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Mega Value Class
$35 - $50
Tourist Class
$40 - $50
Cabin for 4
$45 - $55
Stateroom for 2
$105 - $115
Suiteroom for 2
$120
Car ferry from Manila to Cagayan De Oro Port
Ave. Duration
33 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Mega Value Class
$35
Super Value Class
$35
Tourist Class
$41
Cabin
$56
Stateroom for 2
$120
Suiteroom for 2
$124
Other operators
Taxi from Cagayan to San Miguel
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Cagayan de Oro First Taxi Drivers Alliance (Cafitada)
Phone
+63 927 631 9852

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