Davao City is 1,545 km. from Manila. Considered
the premier gateway to the south, Davao is serviced by an international
airport. Philippine Airlines flies twice daily to Davao from
the Philippine capital (one hour and 35 minutes away) and from
Cebu (55 minutes away).
There are also flights from Zamboanga (daily;
one hour and 20 minutes) and cagayan de Oro (Four times a week
- MWth. Sat - 35 minutes). From Manado, Indonesia, Bouraq Indonesia
Airlines flies to Davao twice weekly and Hongkong to Davao via
Cebu and vice versa also twice weekly. major shipping lines
service the Davao area from Manila and nearby southern points.
The bright coloured jeepneys are popular in
Davao. They provide an easy way to go around the city. Pedicabs
or tricycles (motorcycles with sidecars) are often used outside
the main city streets. There are taxis servicing the city and
environs. Bus companies ply the routes from Davao City to other
municipalities of the province. Car Rental services are available.