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There are 8 ways to get from Dipolog to General Santos by bus and ferry, bus, taxi, car, plane, ferry or car ferry

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

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Busferry, bus  •  18 h 4 min

  1. Take the busferry from Dipolog to Bulua, Cagayan de Oro
  2. Take the bus from Agora, Cagayan de Oro to General Santos Bulaong Terminal

$14 - $25

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Busferry, bus via Davao City Ecoland Bus Terminal  •  20 h 44 min

  1. Take the busferry from Dipolog to Bulua, Cagayan de Oro
  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

$19 - $30

Taxi  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dipolog to General Santos 297.2 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Dipolog to General Santos 297.2 miles

$35 - $60

Fly Dipolog to Davao, bus  •  7 h 56 min

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

$44 - $259

Drive, ferry, drive to Laguindingan, fly to Davao, bus  •  11 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Dipolog to Ozamis
  2. Take the ferry from Ozamis to Iligan
  3. Drive from Iligan to Laguindingan
  4. Fly from Laguindingan (CGY) to Davao (DVO) CGY - DVO
  5. Take the bus from Davao City to Digos
  6. Take the bus from Digos City to YBL General Santos

$83 - $221

Car ferry to Mactan–Cebu, fly to General Santos  •  11 h 1 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dipolog to Cebu
  2. Fly from Mactan–Cebu (CEB) to General Santos (GES) CEB - GES

$79 - $259

Fly Dipolog to General Santos  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Dipolog (DPL) to General Santos (GES) DPL - GES

$77 - $310

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dipolog to General Santos is to busferry and bus which costs ₱750 - ₱1,400 and takes 18 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dipolog to General Santos is to fly which costs ₱4,100 - ₱17,000 and takes 4 h 47 min.

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The distance between Dipolog and General Santos is 340 km. The road distance is 475.5 km.

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The best way to get from Dipolog to General Santos without a car is to busferry and bus which takes 18 h 4 min and costs ₱750 - ₱1,400.

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It takes approximately 18 h 4 min to get from Dipolog to General Santos, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Dipolog Airport to Davao Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dipolog to General Santos is 476 km. It takes approximately 6 h 41 min to drive from Dipolog to General Santos.

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Cebgo, AirAsia Philippines, Cebu Pacific and Philippine Airlines offer flights from Dipolog Airport to Davao 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 Dipolog to Dipolog Airport is to taxi which takes 5 min and costs ₱180 - ₱220.

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Map of how to get from Dipolog to General Santos.
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  • Distance: 212.4 miles
  • Duration: 18 h 4 min

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

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

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Dipolog to Davao via Manila
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Mactan–Cebu to General Santos
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $120
Flights from Dipolog to General Santos via Manila
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Dipolog to Davao via Manila
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Dipolog to Davao via Manila, Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Mactan–Cebu to General Santos
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Laguindingan to Davao
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $90
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Dipolog to Davao via Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Bus operators
RTMI (Rural Transit of Mindanao Incorporated)
Phone
+63 88 858 5887
Bus and ferry from Dipolog to Bulua, Cagayan de Oro
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
facebook.com
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
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
Davao Metro Shuttle
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
Cokaliong Shipping
Website
cokaliongshipping.com
Ferry from Ozamis to Iligan
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $23
Schedules at
cokaliongshipping.com
Economy
$4
Tourist
$5
Cabin
$7
Suite Room
$23
2 GO Travel
Phone
(+63 2) 528.7209
Email
info@2go.com.ph
Website
travel.2go.com.ph
Ferry from Ozamis Pier to Iligan Port
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$1 - $20
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Mega Value Class
$2
Super Value Class
$2
Tourist Class
$2
Cabin for 4
$20
Medallion Transport Inc.
Phone
(032)4121121
Website
facebook.com
Car ferry from Dipolog to Cebu
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Schedules at
medalliontransportinc.com
Book at
book.medalliontransportinc.com
Business
$27
Tourist
$22
Economy
$15
Executive Suite (2pax)
$79
VIP Suite (4pax)
$123
Other operators
Taxi from Dipolog to General Santos
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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