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There are 3 ways to get from Surigao to Iligan by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  12 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Surigao to Butuan
  2. Take the bus from Butuan to Cagayan de Oro
  3. Take the bus from Cagayan de Oro to Iligan City

$9 - $21

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Surigao to Iligan 271.4 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Surigao to Iligan 271.4 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Surigao to Iligan is to bus which costs ₱500 - ₱1,200 and takes 12 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Surigao to Iligan is to taxi which costs ₱6,500 - ₱8,000 and takes 6 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Surigao to Iligan. However, there are services departing from Surigao and arriving at Iligan City via Butuan and Cagayan de Oro. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 20 min.

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The distance between Surigao and Iligan is 221 km. The road distance is 434.3 km.

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The best way to get from Surigao to Iligan without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 20 min and costs ₱500 - ₱1,200.

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It takes approximately 12 h 20 min to get from Surigao to Iligan, including transfers.

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Surigao to Iligan bus services, operated by Bachelor Express, depart from Surigao station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Surigao to Iligan is 434 km. It takes approximately 6 h 25 min to drive from Surigao to Iligan.

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

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  • Distance: 138.1 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 20 min

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

You can take a bus from Surigao to Iligan via Butuan and Cagayan de Oro in around 12 h 20 min.

Bus operators
Bachelor Express
Phone
+63(082) 285-6486
Bus from Surigao to Butuan
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
davaoterminal.page.tl
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 Iligan City
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
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Other operators
Taxi from Surigao to Iligan
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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