There are 5 ways to get from Cebu City to General Santos by plane, car ferry, taxi, bus or ferry

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

Fly  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Cebu (CEB) to General Santos (GES) CEB - GES

$64 - $231

Cheapest option

Ferry, bus  •  19 h 46 min

  1. Take the ferry from Cebu to Cagayan De Oro
  2. Take the bus from Agora, Cagayan de Oro to General Santos Bulaong Terminal

$29 - $35

3 alternative options

Car ferry, taxi  •  14 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Cebu City to Cagayan de Oro Cebu
  2. Take a taxi from Cagayan de Oro to General Santos

$121 - $155

Car ferry, bus  •  17 h 21 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Cebu City to Cagayan de Oro Cebu
  2. Take the bus from Agora, Cagayan de Oro to General Santos Bulaong Terminal

$29 - $38

Car ferry, bus via Davao City Ecoland Bus Terminal  •  22 h 56 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Cebu Pier 1 to Cagayan De Oro Port
  2. Take the bus from Agora, Cagayan de Oro to Davao City
  3. Take the bus from Davao City Ecoland Bus Terminal to YBL General Santos

$31 - $37

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cebu City to General Santos is to car ferry and bus which costs ₱1,500 - ₱2,100 and takes 17 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cebu City to General Santos is to fly which costs ₱3,300 - ₱13,000 and takes 1 h 38 min.

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The distance between Cebu City and General Santos is 488 km.

The best way to get from Cebu City to General Santos without a car is to car ferry and taxi which takes 14 h and costs ₱6,000 - ₱8,500.

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It takes approximately 1 h 38 min to get from Cebu City to General Santos, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Cebu Airport to General Santos Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific offer flights from Cebu Airport to General Santos Airport.

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The nearest airport to General Santos is General Santos (GES) Airport which is 9.8 km away. Other nearby airports include Davao (DVO) (124.7 km) and Cotabato (CBO) (158 km).

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Map of how to get from Cebu City to General Santos.
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  • Distance: 305.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 38 min

What companies run services between Cebu City, Philippines and General Santos, Philippines?

Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific fly from Cebu City to General Santos twice daily.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Cebu to General Santos
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $120
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Cebu to General Santos
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Bus operators
RTMI (Rural Transit of Mindanao Incorporated)
Phone
+63 88 858 5887
Bus from Agora, Cagayan de Oro to General Santos Bulaong Terminal
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Agora, Cagayan de Oro to Davao City
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Schedules at
facebook.com
Yellow Bus Lines
Website
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
Ferry operators
2 GO Travel
Phone
(+63 2) 528.7209
Email
info@2go.com.ph
Website
travel.2go.com.ph
Car ferry from Cebu City to Cagayan de Oro
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Mega Value Class
$22
Super Value Class
$22
Tourist Class
$22
Cabin for 4
$25
Stateroom for 2
$68
Suiteroom for 2
$89
Trans Asia Shipping
Website
transasiashipping.com
Ferry from Cebu to Cagayan De Oro
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $23
Schedules at
transasiashipping.com
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transasiashipping.com
2nd class non-air
$21
Tourist
$23
Private Room for 2
$76
Private Room (Bed)2
$76
Lite Ferries
Other operators
Taxi from Cagayan de Oro to General Santos
Ave. Duration
6 h
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Cagayan de Oro First Taxi Drivers Alliance (Cafitada)
Phone
+63 927 631 9852

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