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Siquijor to Sipalay, Negros Occidental in April.

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Siquijor to Sipalay, Negros Occidental in April.

Hi all, would someone who is "in the know" be able to tell me the best way to get from Siquijor to Sipalay on Negros Occidental? I'm staying on Siquijor Island in mid April and plan to travel to Sipalay on the Tuesday after Easter but I'm not sure which is the best way to go about this. Any help would be much appreciated.

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1. Re: Siquijor to Sipalay, Negros Occidental in April.

I am not the best person to advice you.

Based on my limited knowledge, you will need to go to Dumaguete and then take a bus to Sipalay.

The bus terminal is near to Robinson Dumaguete.

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2. Re: Siquijor to Sipalay, Negros Occidental in April.

Yes, the advice given by mousehunt would be exactly what I will do given your situation. Ferry to Dumaguete then Ceres bus to Sipalay.

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3. Re: Siquijor to Sipalay, Negros Occidental in April.

Having only travelled by Ceres bus from Bacolod City, Negros Occidental to Sipalay and return, I lack the first hand experience.

However I gather that the Dumaguete City - Siplalay bus requires two changes enroute.

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4. Re: Siquijor to Sipalay, Negros Occidental in April.

There is a direct bus from Dumaguete to Sipalay.

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5. Re: Siquijor to Sipalay, Negros Occidental in April.

Did this route via Dumaguete this time last year although it was in the opposite direction.

You have two choices once you get the ferry to Dumaguete from Siquijor.

Go via Kabankalan to Sipalay or take the coastal road through Bayawan and Hinoba'an but the road is in poor condition.

Unless routes have changed, you might need to changes buses in both Bayawan and Hinoba'an.

On advice from a member on here (Sole2Soul), we went via Kabankalan.

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6. Re: Siquijor to Sipalay, Negros Occidental in April.

Thanks to everyone for the info. Much appreciated. Looks like I better start looking into buses leaving from Dumaguete going via Kabankalan. Thanks again :)

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7. Re: Siquijor to Sipalay, Negros Occidental in April.

It's the yellow Ceres Liner buses. Some are air-con, some not.

You can't miss them.

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8. Re: Siquijor to Sipalay, Negros Occidental in April.

Dubson, that was you? How did you like Sipalay? ;)

If you want to rent a van, it cuts the trip to 2 hours. A friend did that a year ago much to his and my surprise (I was driving fr Bacolod and took me 3 hours). The buses that go straight to Sipalay takes longer for sure.

The Ceres buses are everywhere. Easy to spot.

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