San Carlos (Negros Occidental)

San Carlos is in Negros Occidental. Although the province name translates as Western Negros, this city is actually on the east coast of the island.


San Carlos is a relatively small city (130,000 in 2010 census) but has an excellent harbor and is a moderately important port.

Get in

There are buses from the other main cities of Negros Island. The route from Bacolod (₱140, 2.5 hours) goes through mountains but the bus from Dumaguete runs through gentler terrain along the coast.

There are ferries across the Tañon Strait to Toledo on Cebu Island, ₱225 and 2 hours. Metro Cebu is not far from Toledo. There is a bus to San Carlos from the North bus terminal in Cebu City.



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