Travel around Naga

Naga City’s road network has a total length of 177.345 kilometers, 34.45 kilometers of which are classified as national, 111.87  kilometers are city roads, and 31.025 kilometers are subdivision roads.

There are also 7 national, 10 city and 2 barangay bridges.  Most of these bridges are found in the Central Business District I commonly known as “Centro,” which is trisected by Bicol and Naga Rivers.

Within the city, the dominant mode of transportation are the tricycles and jeepney, the latter a 16 to 22-seater stretched version of the American jeep.  The jeepney, dubbed as “The King of the Road of the Philippines”, is abundant all over the City.  Fare is Php8.00 per passenger.  It is available for long distance travel and around the city on their designated routes.

Other means of transportations can also be found at very affordable prices. The ‘padyak’ or ‘pedicab’ is a bicycle with a sidecar which can be hired for only Php5.00 per passenger.  It is good for short-distance travels when you are not in a hurry.  It is light and moves around the quaint village streets of the city. Naga still has a number of horse-drawn carriages called ‘calesa’ along Abella Street which can be hailed for as low as Php3.00 per passenger.

The ‘tricyle’ is a motorcycle with a sidecar for short and long distance travel that can be hired for as low as Php7.00 every passengers.  They are color-coded according to their routes but, can go around other places outside their regular fare for special trips.

Taxis are available. They are generally stationed in key commercial and tourist hot spots.  They are all airconditioned with friendly drivers.  T hey can be contacted through their agents or the driver’s personal mobile numbers.