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

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

Recommended option

Fly  •  1 h 38 min

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

$63 - $231

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry  •  19 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from General Santos Bulaong Terminal to Agora, Cagayan de Oro
  2. Take the ferry from Cagayan De Oro to Cebu

$27 - $32

3 alternative options

Taxi, car ferry  •  14 h

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

$124 - $147

Bus, car ferry  •  17 h 21 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 Cebu City Cagayan De Oro

$29 - $38

Bus, car ferry via Davao City Ecoland Bus Terminal  •  23 h 26 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 Port to Cebu Pier 1

$32 - $38

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from General Santos to Cebu City is to bus and ferry which costs ₱1,400 - ₱1,700 and takes 19 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from General Santos to Cebu City is to fly which costs ₱3,300 - ₱13,000 and takes 1 h 38 min.

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The distance between General Santos and Cebu City is 488 km.

It takes approximately 1 h 38 min to get from General Santos to Cebu City, including transfers.

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

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Map of how to get from General Santos to Cebu City.
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  • Distance: 305.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 38 min

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

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

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from General Santos to Cebu
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $160
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from General Santos to Cebu
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Bus operators
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
$8 - $13
Schedules at
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Bus from Davao City to Agora, Cagayan de Oro
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Schedules at
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Yellow Bus Lines
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
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 Cebu City
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Mega Value Class
$22
Super Value Class
$22
Tourist Class
$22
Cabin for 4
$25
Stateroom for 2
$68
Suiteroom for 2
$89
Trans Asia Shipping
Website
transasiashipping.com
Ferry from Cagayan De Oro to Cebu
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
transasiashipping.com
Lite Ferries
Other operators
Taxi from General Santos to Cagayan de Oro
Ave. Duration
6 h
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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