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There are 7 ways to get from Zamboanga to Iligan by bus, taxi, car, plane, ferry or car ferry

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Bus  •  10 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Zamboanga to Iligan City

$7 - $16

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Taxi  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Zamboanga to Iligan 253.3 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Zamboanga to Iligan 253.3 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Laguindingan, bus  •  3 h 20 min

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

$54 - $174

Fly to Cotabato, taxi  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Zamboanga (ZAM) to Cotabato (CBO) ZAM - CBO
  2. Take a taxi from Cotabato to Iligan

$93 - $209

Fly to Dipolog, drive, ferry  •  10 h 48 min

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

$145 - $565

Fly to Ozamis, carferry  •  6 h 35 min

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

$61 - $210

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zamboanga to Iligan is to bus which costs ₱380 - ₱850 and takes 10 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zamboanga to Iligan is to fly and bus which costs ₱2,900 - ₱9,500 and takes 3 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zamboanga and arriving at Iligan City. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 11 min.

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The distance between Zamboanga and Iligan is 281 km. The road distance is 405.3 km.

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The best way to get from Zamboanga to Iligan without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 11 min and costs ₱380 - ₱850.

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The bus from Zamboanga to Iligan City takes 10 h 11 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Zamboanga to Iligan bus services, operated by RTMI (Rural Transit of Mindanao Incorporated), depart from Zamboanga station.

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

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Zamboanga 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 Zamboanga to Iligan is 405 km. It takes approximately 6 h 27 min to drive from Zamboanga to Iligan.

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  • Distance: 175.7 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 11 min

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

RTMI (Rural Transit of Mindanao Incorporated) operates a bus from Zamboanga to Iligan every 3 hours. Tickets cost $7 - $16 and the journey takes 10 h 11 min.

Airlines
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Zamboanga to Laguindingan
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $170
Flights from Zamboanga to Cotabato
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $140
Flights from Zamboanga to Dipolog via Manila, Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Zamboanga to Ozamis via Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Zamboanga to Dipolog via Manila
Ave. Duration
11 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Zamboanga to Dipolog via Manila
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Zamboanga to Ozamis via Manila
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Bus operators
RTMI (Rural Transit of Mindanao Incorporated)
Phone
+63 88 858 5887
Bus from Zamboanga to Iligan City
Ave. Duration
10 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Initao to Iligan
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
facebook.com
Ferry operators
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
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
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 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
Other operators
Taxi from Zamboanga to Iligan
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140

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Cebgo offers flights from Zamboanga 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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