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There are 7 ways to get from General Santos to Pagadian by bus, taxi, car, plane or car ferry

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Bus  •  14 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from General Santos Bulaong Terminal to Agora, Cagayan de Oro
  2. Take the bus from Cagayan de Oro to Pagadian City

$13 - $28

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Bus via Davao City Ecoland Bus Terminal  •  17 h 17 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 bus from Cagayan de Oro to Pagadian City

$17 - $34

Taxi  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take a taxi from General Santos to Pagadian 229.5 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Drive from General Santos to Pagadian 229.5 miles

$29 - $45

Fly to Pagadian  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Fly from General Santos (GES) to Pagadian (PAG) GES - PAG

$117 - $509

Fly to Dipolog, taxi  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Fly from General Santos (GES) to Dipolog (DPL) GES - DPL
  2. Take a taxi from Dipolog to Pagadian

$169 - $605

Fly to Ozamis, RORO, bus  •  10 h

  1. Fly from General Santos (GES) to Ozamis (OZC) GES - OZC
  2. Take the RORO from Ozamis to Mukas
  3. Take the bus from Kapatagan to Pagadian City

$89 - $393

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The cheapest way to get from General Santos to Pagadian is to bus which costs ₱650 - ₱1,600 and takes 14 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from General Santos to Pagadian is to taxi which costs ₱5,500 - ₱6,500 and takes 5 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from General Santos to Pagadian. However, there are services departing from General Santos Bulaong Terminal and arriving at Pagadian City via Cagayan de Oro. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 7 min.

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The distance between General Santos and Pagadian is 270 km. The road distance is 367.1 km.

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The best way to get from General Santos to Pagadian without a car is to bus which takes 14 h 7 min and costs ₱650 - ₱1,600.

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It takes approximately 14 h 7 min to get from General Santos to Pagadian, including transfers.

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General Santos to Pagadian bus services, operated by RTMI (Rural Transit of Mindanao Incorporated), depart from General Santos Bulaong Terminal station.

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The best way to get from General Santos to Pagadian is to bus which takes 14 h 7 min and costs ₱650 - ₱1,600. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs ₱6,000 - ₱28,000 and takes 5 h 49 min.

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There is no direct flight from General Santos Airport to Pagadian Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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General Santos to Pagadian bus services, operated by RTMI (Rural Transit of Mindanao Incorporated), arrive at Pagadian City station.

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Map of how to get from General Santos to Pagadian.
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  • Distance: 168.8 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 7 min

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

You can take a bus from General Santos to Pagadian via Agora, Cagayan de Oro and Cagayan de Oro in around 14 h 7 min. Alternatively, Cebu Pacific, Philippine Airlines and Cebgo fly from General Santos to Pagadian twice daily.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from General Santos to Pagadian via Manila
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from General Santos to Pagadian via Iloilo, Manila
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from General Santos to Dipolog via Manila
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from General Santos to Dipolog via Iloilo, Manila
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from General Santos to Ozamis via Manila
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from General Santos to Ozamis via Iloilo, Manila
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from General Santos to Pagadian via Iloilo, Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from General Santos to Pagadian via Manila, Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from General Santos to Ozamis via Iloilo, Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from General Santos to Ozamis via Manila, Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
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
$7 - $13
Schedules at
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Bus from Cagayan de Oro to Pagadian City
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $16
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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Bus from Kapatagan to Pagadian City
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
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Yellow Bus Lines
Website
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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
RORO
Car ferry from Ozamis to Mukas
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1
Other operators
Taxi from General Santos to Pagadian
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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Yes, the driving distance between General Santos to Pagadian is 367 km. It takes approximately 5 h 7 min to drive from General Santos to Pagadian.

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

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There are one+ hotels available in Pagadian. Prices start at $100 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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