Due to the archipelagic nature of the Philippines, it is best to travel to Bacolod City by air. If you are from another country, you can take a plane to Manila and take another one to Bacolod from there via the Bacolod-Silay Airport. Or, you can also choose to travel straight to Cebu City and then catch another plane to Bacolod City. There are also direct international flights to Clark, Angeles, Pampanga. Recently, there are flights landing at the Iloilo International Airport.
The city is only 55 minutes from and to Manila, serviced by the country’s five major airlines: Philippine Airlines, Cebu Pacific, Air Philippines, SEA Air and Tiger Airways with round trip flights daily. From Cebu City, Bacolod is only 30 minutes away, with round trips daily through Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific. From Iloilo City, Bacolod is an hour ferry ride. The New Bacolod-Silay Airport of International Standard is 20 minutes to and from the Bacolod downtown.
By Sea Bacolod
is normally a 20-hour cruise to and from Manila aboard world-class vessels; 55 minutes to and from Iloilo on fast seacrafts. The Banago and BREDCO ports are the vessels entry point.
By Sea and Land
The 18-hour travel time to and from Manila via land and sea transport is now possible through RORO (Roll On Roll Off) vessels traversing through the Strong Republic NauticalHighway using the ports of Iloilo, Caticlan in Aklan, Roxas in Mindoro and Batangas in the Province of Batangas.