There are 6 ways to get from Butuan to General Santos by bus, taxi, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus via Digos  •  11 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Butuan to Davao City
  2. Take the bus from Davao City to Digos
  3. Take the bus from Digos City to YBL General Santos

$14 - $20

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Butuan to Davao City
  2. Take the bus from Davao City Ecoland Bus Terminal to YBL General Santos

$13 - $17

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Butuan to General Santos 266.7 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Butuan to General Santos 266.7 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to General Santos  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Butuan (BXU) to General Santos (GES) BXU - GES

$38 - $151

Fly to Davao, bus  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Butuan (BXU) to Davao (DVO) BXU - DVO
  2. Take the bus from Davao City to Digos
  3. Take the bus from Digos City to YBL General Santos

$60 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Butuan to General Santos is to bus which costs ₱650 - ₱950 and takes 11 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Butuan to General Santos is to fly which costs ₱2,000 - ₱8,500 and takes 3 h 48 min.

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The distance between Butuan and General Santos is 318 km. The road distance is 426.7 km.

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It takes approximately 11 h 25 min to get from Butuan to General Santos, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Butuan to General Santos. However, there are services departing from Butuan and arriving at YBL General Santos via Davao City and Digos City. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 25 min.

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What companies run services between Butuan, Philippines and General Santos, Philippines?

You can take a bus from Butuan to General Santos via Davao City, Digos, and Digos City in around 11 h 25 min. Alternatively, Cebu Pacific, Philippine Airlines and Cebgo fly from Butuan to General Santos every 3 hours.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Butuan to General Santos via Manila
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Butuan to General Santos via Manila, Cebu
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Butuan to General Santos via Cebu
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Flights from Butuan to Davao via Manila
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Butuan to Davao via Manila, Cebu
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Butuan to Davao via Cebu
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Butuan to General Santos via Cebu
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Butuan to Davao via Cebu
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Butuan to Davao via Manila
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Bus operators
Bachelor Express
Phone
+63(082) 285-6486
Bus from Butuan to Davao City
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Davao Metro Shuttle
Website
davaometroshuttle.com
Bus from Davao City to Digos
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
davaometroshuttle.com
Yellow Bus Lines
Website
yellowbuslineinc.weebly.com
Bus from Davao Ecoland Bus Terminal to Digos
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
yellowbuslineinc.weebly.com
Bus from Digos City to YBL General Santos
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
yellowbuslineinc.weebly.com
Bus from Davao City Ecoland Bus Terminal to YBL General Santos
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
yellowbuslineinc.weebly.com
Other operators
Taxi from Butuan to General Santos
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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