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There are 4 ways to get from Davao City to General Santos by bus, taxi or car

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Bus via Digos  •  3 h 45 min

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

$8 - $9

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h

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

$6

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Davao City to General Santos 89.5 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Davao City to General Santos 89.5 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Davao City to General Santos is to bus which costs ₱300 and takes 4 h.

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The quickest way to get from Davao City to General Santos is to taxi which costs ₱2,100 - ₱2,600 and takes 2 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Davao City Ecoland Bus Terminal and arriving at YBL General Santos. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h.

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The distance between Davao City and General Santos is 117 km. The road distance is 143.2 km.

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The best way to get from Davao City to General Santos without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 45 min and costs ₱400 - ₱480.

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It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to get from Davao City to General Santos, including transfers.

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Davao City to General Santos bus services, operated by Davao Metro Shuttle, depart from Davao City station.

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Davao City to General Santos bus services, operated by Yellow Bus Lines, arrive at YBL General Santos station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Davao City to General Santos is 143 km. It takes approximately 2 h 25 min to drive from Davao City to General Santos.

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

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  • Distance: 73.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 45 min

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

You can take a bus from Davao City to General Santos via Digos and Digos City in around 3 h 45 min.

Bus operators
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
Yellow Bus Lines
Phone
(63) (83) 228-2511
Email
customerservice.ybl@yahoo.com
Website
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
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 Davao City to General Santos
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Maligaya Taxi
Phone
+63 82 299 1111
Mabuhay Taxi
Phone
+63 82 235 1784

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