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There are 2 ways to get from Ozamiz City to South Cotabato by bus, ferry or car

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Bus

  1. Take the Bus from Ozamiz to Bulua, Cagayan de Oro
  2. Take the bus from Bulua, Cagayan de Oro to Libungan, Cotabato

Ferry, drive

  1. Take the ferry from Ozamis to Iligan
  2. Drive from Iligan Port to Malingao
Ozamiz City → South Cotabato
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in South Cotabato is 02 894-26843.

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The cheapest way to get from Ozamiz City to South Cotabato is to Bus which costs ₱650 - ₱1,400 and takes 10h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Ozamiz City to South Cotabato is to ferry and drive which costs ₱1,000 - ₱2,300 and takes 5h 16m.

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It is approximately 255 km to get from Ozamiz City to South Cotabato.

The best way to get from Ozamiz City to South Cotabato without a car is to Bus which takes 10h 21m and costs ₱650 - ₱1,400.

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It takes approximately 10h 21m to get from Ozamiz City to South Cotabato, including transfers.

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There are 43+ hotels available in South Cotabato. Prices start at ₱5,000 per night.

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Map of how to get from Ozamiz City to South Cotabato.
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  • Distance: 254.8 km
  • Duration: 10h 21m

What companies run services between Ozamiz City, Philippines and South Cotabato, Philippines?

You can take a bus from Ozamiz City to Malingao via Bulua, Cagayan de Oro and Libungan, Cotabato in around 10h 21m.

Bus operators
RTMI (Rural Transit of Mindanao Incorporated)
Phone
+63 88 858 5887
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Ozamiz to Bulua, Cagayan de Oro
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₱160 - ₱480
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Bulua, Cagayan de Oro to Libungan, Cotabato
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₱230 - ₱550
Schedules at
facebook.com
Ferry operators
Cokaliong Shipping
Phone
(032) 232-7211
Website
cokaliongshipping.com
Ferry from Ozamis to Iligan
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
₱230 - ₱400
Schedules at
cokaliongshipping.com
Economy
₱230
Tourist
₱310
Cabin
₱400
Suite Room
₱920
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
2h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
₱200 - ₱900
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Book at
12go.asia
Mega Value Class
₱300 - ₱400
Super Value Class
₱200 - ₱300
Tourist Class
₱500 - ₱800
Cabin for 4
₱700 - ₱900

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