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There are 3 ways to get from Davao City to South Cotabato by bus, taxi or car

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Davao City Ecoland Bus Terminal to Midsayap

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Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Davao City to Malingao

Drive

  1. Drive from Davao City to Malingao
Davao City → South Cotabato
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in South Cotabato is 02 894-26843.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in South Cotabato is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in South Cotabato is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 02 894-26843.

Last updated: 24 Nov 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Davao City to South Cotabato is to bus which costs ₱430 - ₱600 and takes 5h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Davao City to South Cotabato is to taxi which costs ₱2,900 - ₱3,500 and takes 3h 5m.

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The distance between Davao City and South Cotabato is 121 km. The road distance is 193.7 km.

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The best way to get from Davao City to South Cotabato without a car is to bus which takes 5h 35m and costs ₱430 - ₱600.

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It takes approximately 5h 35m to get from Davao City to South Cotabato, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Davao City to South Cotabato is 194 km. It takes approximately 3h 5m to drive from Davao City to South Cotabato.

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There are 43+ hotels available in South Cotabato. Prices start at ₱5,000 per night.

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Map of how to get from Davao City to South Cotabato.
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  • Distance: 121.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 35m

What companies run services between Davao City, Philippines and South Cotabato, Philippines?

Mindanao Star Bus Transport operates a bus from Davao City Ecoland Bus Terminal to Midsayap every 4 hours. Tickets cost ₱270 - ₱380 and the journey takes 5h 26m.

Bus operators
Mindanao Star Bus Transport
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Davao City Ecoland Bus Terminal to Midsayap
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₱270 - ₱380
Schedules at
web.facebook.com
Other operators
Taxi from Davao City to Malingao
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Estimated price
₱2,900 - ₱3,500
Midvalley Taxi Davao
Phone
(082) 301 0479
Maligaya/Orange Taxi
Phone
+63 82 299 1111
Mabuhay Taxi / Blue Taxi Davao
Phone
+63 82 235 1784
Website
davaocitydirectory.com

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