- Buses, jeepneys, Minivans bound for Cotabato are available in many parts of Maguindanao, Sultan Kudarat and North Cotabato.
- Mindanao Star buses from Davao city 6 hours.
- Minivans from Koronadal, General Santos, Iligan, Pagadian. Davao.
- Husky Bus lines from Koronadal and General Santos.
- Cebu Pacific and Philippines airlines fly from Cotabato to Manila. Cebu Pacific also flies from Cebu city and Zamboanga city.
The port for ferries is in Iligan.
- Cotabato Fish Port
- Cotabato Mosque
Shopping malls & supermarkets
- KCC Mall de Cotabato. 9AM-8PM.
- Puregold Supermarket, S K Pendatum Aveune. 8AM-9PM.
- City Mall, Gov Guterrez Avenue.. 9AM-8PM. Has a cinema supermarket and many fast food outlets.
- Mall of Alnor, Sinsuat Avenue. Has a cinema.
- South Seas Mall. Has a supermarket.
- Double Heritage Mall-El Manuel, Citywalk Ultrabottom, Quezon Avenue
- Hotel Castro, Sinsuat Aveune, ☎ . Fan/AC rooms with own bathroom. Some rooms have cable TV. ₱300/500.
- City Plaza Hotel, Makakua street. (over looking the Plaza), ☎ . Double A/C rooms with cable TV. ₱450.
- Cotabato Regional Medical Center. Sinsuat Avenue Rosary Heights. +63 64-4212192.
- Bureau of Immigration Cotabato office. 2nd floor Alnor Complex, Sinsuat Avenue.
Davao, 5-hour bus ride.