There are 6 ways to get from General Santos to Dumaguete by plane, bus, ferry, bus and ferry or taxi

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 from General Santos  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Fly from General Santos (GES) to Dumaguete (DGT) GES - DGT

$50 - $188

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry, ferry  •  22 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from General Santos Bulaong Terminal to Agora, Cagayan de Oro
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Bulua, Cagayan de Oro to Dipolog
  3. Take the ferry from Dapitan to Dumaguete

$28 - $44

4 alternative options

Bus, bus to Davao, fly  •  6 h 3 min

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

$67 - $228

Bus, ferry  •  21 h 16 min

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

$35 - $81

Bus, ferry via Davao City Ecoland Bus Terminal  •  24 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 ferry from Cagayan De Oro to Tagbilaran
  4. Take the ferry from Tagbilaran to Dumaguete

$39 - $87

Taxi, ferry  •  10 h 22 min

  1. Take a taxi from General Santos to Dapitan
  2. Take the ferry from Dapitan to Dumaguete

$142 - $172

Questions & Answers

The distance between General Santos and Dumaguete is 411 km.

The best way to get from General Santos to Dumaguete without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 21 h 16 min and costs .

More details

It takes approximately 4 h 45 min to get from General Santos to Dumaguete, including transfers.

More details

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

Search flights

Cebgo and Cebu Pacific offer flights from General Santos Airport to Dumaguete Airport.

Search flights

There are 132+ hotels available in Dumaguete. Prices start at $19 USD per night.

More details

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

More details

Map of how to get from General Santos to Dumaguete.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 256.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 45 min

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

Cebu Pacific and Cebgo fly from General Santos to Dumaguete 3 times a day.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from General Santos to Dumaguete via Manila
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from General Santos to Dumaguete via Iloilo, Manila
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from General Santos to Dumaguete via Cebu
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Davao to Dumaguete
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $210
Bus operators
Yellow Bus Lines
Website
yellowbuslineinc.weebly.com
Bus from YBL General Santos to Digos City
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
yellowbuslineinc.weebly.com
Bus from Digos to Davao Ecoland Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
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
Davao Metro Shuttle
Website
davaometroshuttle.com
Bus from Digos to Davao City
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
davaometroshuttle.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 and ferry from Bulua, Cagayan de Oro to Dipolog
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $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
Ferry operators
Trans Asia Shipping
Website
transasiashipping.com
Ferry from Cagayan De Oro to Tagbilaran
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $50
Schedules at
transasiashipping.com
Book at
transasiashipping.com
2nd class non air
$15
Tourist
$17
Cabin
$21
Private Room
$48
OceanJet
Website
oceanjet.net
Ferry from Tagbilaran to Dumaguete
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
oceanjet.net
Book at
12go.asia
Tourist Class
$13
Business Class
$19
Cokaliong Shipping
Website
cokaliongshipping.com
Ferry from Dapitan to Dumaguete
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
cokaliongshipping.com
Economy
$6
Tourist
$8
Business
$11
Other operators
Taxi from General Santos to Dapitan
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Travelling to the UK: What do I need to know?, Train travel in Spain: A guide to Renfe and Italian Lakes: Getting around by train - to help you get the most out of your next trip.