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Lantern Dance Parade

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How to get to Bacolod City

By air:


The Bacolod-Silay Airport of International Standard can now host major and larger aircrafts to and from Bacolod through Silay City.

Since the airport's inauguration in 2008, major airlines to include Philippine Airlines, Cebu Pacific, Air Philippines and Sea Air. have increased the number of their daily flights.

A traveler has options from among these major airlines in going to Bacolod City which is approximately an hour flight from Manila's domestic airport.

From Cebu City, flights are also available daily via the four major airlines from Mactan International Airport.

Upon arrival at the airport, one may call on the services of a shuttle van, taxi or car rental that would take them to Bacolod City which would take approximately 30-45 minutes.


By sea:


Going to Bacolod City by sea from Manila North Harbor will be within an 18 to 22 hour trip through large shipping companies foremost of which is the Negros Navigation, and others like Super Ferry and some Roll on Roll Off vessels.

From Iloilo one can take either the fast crafts or the roll on roll off vessels. From the Muelle Leony port in Iloilo City, choices of Weesam Fast Ferry, Super Cat Fast Craft or the Ocean Jet Ferry can bring you to Bacolod City in about 45 minutes depending on sea condition. Meanwhile, RORO vessels like that of Montenegro Lines have also daily trips which sail off to and from Dumangas port.

Other cities like Cadiz, Sagay, Escalante and San Carlos and the municipality of Pulupandan have ports which provide access to the provinces of Cebu and Guimaras respectively through ferries and motorized boats.


By land:


Travelling to Bacolod by land shouldn't be a problem since the major roads that connect to Bacolod in the north from Lacson Street or down south from Araneta Street are all paved and accessible.

One can take public buses via Ceres Liner of Vallacar Transit, a taxi or from a wide array of car rental companies which are readily available.

From the neighboring province of Negros Oriental, Dumaguete and the rest of the oriental side of Negros, Bacolod City can be reached within a 4-5 hour drive via a private car or ride via Ceres Liner.




Transportation within Bacolod City is not much of a problem thus making it a traveler-friendly city. One would only worry which one to take – taxi, jeepney or tricycle. Getting around the major streets of the city should be easy and quick since the streets are not as congested as those in other metros.