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There are 5 ways to get from General Santos to Boracay (Island) by plane, bus, 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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Fly to Boracay  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Fly from General Santos (GES) to Boracay (MPH) GES - MPH

$129 - $610

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry, ferry  •  30 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from General Santos Bulaong Terminal to Agora, Cagayan de Oro
  2. Take the car ferry from Cagayan de Oro to Iloilo City
  3. Take the bus from Tagbak Terminal, Iloilo City to Caticlan, Malay
  4. Take the ferry from Caticlan to Boracay

$50 - $89

3 alternative options

Fly to Kalibo, bus, ferry  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Fly from General Santos (GES) to Kalibo (KLO) GES - KLO
  2. Take the bus from Kalibo, Aklan to Caticlan, Malay
  3. Take the ferry from Caticlan to Boracay

$81 - $294

Bus, car ferry, ferry via Davao City  •  33 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from YBL General Santos to Davao City Ecoland Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Davao City to Agora, Cagayan de Oro
  3. Take the car ferry from Cagayan de Oro to Iloilo City
  4. Take the bus from Tagbak Terminal, Iloilo City to Caticlan, Malay
  5. Take the ferry from Caticlan to Boracay

$54 - $95

Bus, car ferry, ferry via Bacolod City  •  39 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from General Santos Bulaong Terminal to Agora, Cagayan de Oro
  2. Take the car ferry from Cagayan De Oro to Bacolod City
  3. Take the ferry from Bacolod to Iloilo
  4. Take the bus from Tagbak Terminal, Iloilo City to Caticlan, Malay
  5. Take the ferry from Caticlan to Boracay

$58 - $74

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from General Santos to Boracay (Island) is to bus and car ferry and ferry which costs ₱3,000 - ₱4,000 and takes 39 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from General Santos to Boracay (Island) is to fly which costs ₱6,500 - ₱33,000 and takes 4 h 46 min.

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The distance between General Santos and Boracay (Island) is 742 km.

The best way to get from General Santos to Boracay (Island) without a car is to bus and car ferry and ferry which takes 30 h 15 min and costs ₱2,600 - ₱4,900.

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It takes approximately 4 h 46 min to get from General Santos to Boracay (Island), including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from General Santos Airport to Boracay Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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AirAsia Philippines, Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific offer flights from General Santos Airport to Boracay Airport.

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There are 184+ hotels available in Boracay (Island). Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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The best way to get from General Santos to General Santos Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs ₱230 - ₱280.

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Map of how to get from General Santos to Boracay (Island).
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  • Distance: 464 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 46 min

What companies run services between General Santos, Philippines and Boracay (Island), Western Visayas, Philippines?

Philippine Airlines, Cebu Pacific and two other airlines fly from General Santos to Manoc-Manoc every 3 hours.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from General Santos to Boracay via Manila
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from General Santos to Boracay via Iloilo, Manila
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from General Santos to Kalibo via Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Flights from General Santos to Kalibo via Manila, Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from General Santos to Boracay via Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from General Santos to Boracay via Iloilo, Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from General Santos to Kalibo via Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from General Santos to Kalibo via Manila
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from General Santos to Kalibo via Iloilo, Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from General Santos to Kalibo via Mactan–Cebu, Manila
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from General Santos to Boracay via Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from General Santos to Boracay via Manila
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from General Santos to Kalibo via Manila
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Bus operators
Ceres Liner
Bus from Kalibo, Aklan to Caticlan, Malay
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
phbus.com
Bus from Tagbak Terminal, Iloilo City to Caticlan, Malay
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
phbus.com
RTMI (Rural Transit of Mindanao Incorporated)
Phone
+63 88 858 5887
Bus from General Santos Bulaong Terminal to Agora, Cagayan de Oro
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Davao City to Agora, Cagayan de Oro
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 YBL General Santos to Davao City Ecoland Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
yellowbuslineinc.weebly.com
Ferry operators
Oyster Ferry
Phone
0917-8587738
Email
oysterferry@gmail.com
Website
oysterferry.com
Ferry from Caticlan to Boracay
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
oysterferry.com
2 GO Travel
Phone
(+63 2) 528.7209
Email
info@2go.com.ph
Website
travel.2go.com.ph
Car ferry from Cagayan de Oro to Iloilo City
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$29 - $60
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Super Value Class
$29 - $50
Mega Value Class
$35 - $50
Tourist Class
$35 - $55
Business Class for 4
$35 - $60
Business Class for 8
$35 - $60
Suiteroom for 2
$85 - $140
Car ferry from Cagayan De Oro to Bacolod City
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$33 - $38
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Super Value Class
$34
Mega Value Class
$36
Tourist Class
$37
Business Class
$38
Suiteroom for 2
$72
Weesamexpress
Phone
(032)231-7737
Email
info@weesam.ph
Website
weesam.ph
Ferry from Bacolod to Iloilo
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
weesam.ph
Economy
$5
Tourist
$6
First Class
$7

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