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

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Fly  •  2 h 21 min

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

$59 - $227

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

$27 - $35

3 alternative options

Carferry, taxi  •  14 h

  1. Take the carferry from Cebu City to Cagayan de Oro Cebu - Cagayan De Oro
  2. Take a taxi from Cagayan de Oro to General Santos

$121 - $155

Car ferry, bus  •  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

Ferry, bus and ferry, bus  •  24 h 59 min

  1. Take the ferry from Cebu to Ormoc
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Ormoc to Davao City
  3. Take the bus from Davao City to Digos
  4. Take the bus from Digos City to YBL General Santos

$33 - $51

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cebu City to General Santos is to ferry and bus which costs ₱1,400 - ₱1,900 and takes 19 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cebu City to General Santos is to fly which costs ₱3,200 - ₱13,000 and takes 2 h 21 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 carferry and taxi which takes 14 h and costs ₱6,500 - ₱8,500.

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It takes approximately 2 h 21 min to get from Cebu City to General Santos, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Mactan–Cebu Airport to General Santos Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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

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There are 27+ hotels available in General Santos. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cebu City to Mactan–Cebu Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs ₱25 - ₱40.

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Map of how to get from Cebu City to General Santos.
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  • Distance: 305.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 21 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
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Mactan–Cebu to General Santos
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Mactan–Cebu to General Santos
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $120
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
$7 - $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
Phone
(63) (83) 228-2511
Email
customerservice.ybl@yahoo.com
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
Bus from Davao Ecoland Bus Terminal to Digos
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
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
Bachelor Express
Phone
+63(082) 285-6486
Bus and ferry from Ormoc to Davao City
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Schedules at
davaoterminal.page.tl
Davao Metro Shuttle
Phone
+6382.2992961,+63922.8382416
Email
admin@davaometroshuttle.com
Website
davaometroshuttle.com
Bus from Davao City to Digos
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
davaometroshuttle.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
4 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Mega Value Class
$21
Super Value Class
$21
Tourist Class
$22
Cabin for 4
$25
Stateroom for 2
$67
Suiteroom for 2
$89
Trans Asia Shipping
Phone
+63 32 254 6491
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
2nd class non-air
$21
Tourist
$23
Private Room for 2
$76
Private Room (Bed)2
$76
SuperCat Ferry
Phone
(+63 32) 233-7000
Email
SuperCat-Customercare@2go.com.ph
Website
supercat.com.ph
Ferry from Cebu to Ormoc
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
supercat.com.ph
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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