How to Get to Cagayan de Oro

As the entryway to Northern Mindanao and the remainder of Mindanao, Cagayan de Oro is available through land, air and water transportation. Primary open transportation frameworks inside the City are as follows: metered taxis, jeepneys with fixed courses, and motorelas inside Poblacion. There are additionally several river taxis that go throughout the Cagayan de Oro River for both locals and tourists. There are numerous ways that one can get into the city, and this article will describe all those ways for you to understand quickly.

Water Transportation

Due to Cagayan de Oro’s situation in Mindanao, which makes it the entryway for that major island, it has a well developed port serving it. The Port of Cagayan de Oro in Macabalan is situated close to the estuary of the Cagayan de Oro River. The port’s anchorage depth is 18 meters and is around 400 meters from the shoreline.

The Port of Cagayan de Oro serves standard trips to and from these places: Metro Manila, Cebu City, Tagbilaran, Bacolod, Dumaguete, Iloilo City and Jagna, Bohol. So on the off chance that you originate from any of these areas, or are situated close them, you’re in luck, you can go to Cagayan de Oro via ship.

Air Transportation

However, that is not all there is for transportation, there is additionally travel via air. Laguindingan Airport (Cebuano: Tugpahanan sa Laguindingan, Maranao: Landing a Laguindingan) (IATA: CGY, ICAO: RPMY) is the primary air terminal that serves the urban communities of Cagayan de Oro and Iligan, as well as the regions of Misamis Oriental, Lanao del Norte and Bukidnon in Northern Mindanao, Philippines. The airplane terminal is Mindanao’s second-busiest air terminal after Francisco Bangoy International Airport in Davao City. The airport is designated a Principal Domestic Airport Class 1 by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP for short).

The air terminal sits on a 4.17 square kilometers (1.61 sq mi) site in Barangay Moog, Laguindingan, and is 46 kilometers (29 mi) from Cagayan de Oro and 57 kilometers (35 mi) from Iligan. It opened on June 15, 2013, and supplanted both Lumbia Airport (presently Lumbia Airfield) in Barangay Lumbia, Cagayan de Oro and Maria Cristina Airport in Barangay Maria Cristina, Iligan City. Lumbia Airport presently fills in as a military air base for the Philippine Air Force.

Starting at 2019, Laguindingan was the 6th busiest air terminal in the nation, with an estimated two million travelers going through it.

Laguindingan International Airport is available by different methods of transportation given by a few vehicle administrators from CDO and the other way around. These are ALPHAT Airport metered yellow taxi, ordinary metered taxi, and a few transport express vans that keep running on an hourly basis (Magnum Express with its terminal at Limketkai Center, LAX Shuttle with its terminal at Ayala Centrio, Odyssey Airport Express with its terminal at SM CDO Downtown Premier, CAGATRANSCO, Glorymer Transport, Donsals Express, JTS, The Lord’s Transport Services, Europcar, Super 5, CDOTRANSCO, Numano Express). All have booths close to the parking at Laguindingan Airport.

Land Transportation

So in the event that you need a fast excursion to Cagayan de Oro, once more, you’re in luck. But what’s this? You originate from the island of Mindanao itself and under a budget? Well worry not, there’s something for you, and that is the city’s bus system.

There are two bus terminals in the City: The Eastbound Integrated Bus Terminal otherwise called Market City and The Westbound Integrate Bus and Jeepney Termminal.

The Eastbound coordinated Bus Terminal (Agora) otherwise called Market City to most, offers regular landtrips to and from the eastern districts of Misamis Oriental or eastern areas of Mindanao including Balingoan and Gingoog, Carmen, Nasipit, Butuan (change buses travel to Surigao City), Bukidnon including the Central or Southern parts of Mindanao such as Malaybalay and Valencia, Davao City, Kabacan, Tacurong and General Santos.

The Westbound Integrated Bus and Jeepney Terminal likewise have regular transportation to and from the western districts of Misamis Oriental or Western piece of Mindanao including El Salvador and Laguindingan, Iligan, Marawi, Tangub, Ozamiz, Dapitan, Dipolog, and the remainder of Zamboanga Peninsula including Pagadian and Zamboanga City.