There are 4 ways to get from General Santos to Palawan by plane, bus, car ferry 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  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Fly from General Santos (GES) to Puerto Princesa (PPS) GES - PPS

$113 - $422

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry, ferry  •  2 days 1 h

  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 ferry from Lapuz Wharf Iloilo to Puerto Princesa

$73 - $112

2 alternative options

Bus, car ferry, ferry via Bacolod City  •  2 days 11 h

  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 ferry from Lapuz Wharf Iloilo to Puerto Princesa

$84 - $96

Bus, car ferry, ferry via Davao City Ecoland Bus Terminal  •  2 days 14 h

  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 Bacolod City
  4. Take the ferry from Bacolod to Iloilo
  5. Take the ferry from Lapuz Wharf Iloilo to Puerto Princesa

$88 - $101

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from General Santos to Palawan is to bus and car ferry and ferry which costs ₱4,400 - ₱5,500 and takes 2 days 11 h.

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The quickest way to get from General Santos to Palawan is to fly which costs ₱6,000 - ₱23,000 and takes 5 h 26 min.

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The distance between General Santos and Palawan is 829 km.

It takes approximately 5 h 26 min to get from General Santos to Palawan, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from General Santos to Palawan.
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  • Distance: 517.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 26 min

What companies run services between General Santos, Philippines and Palawan, MIMAROPA, Philippines?

Cebu Pacific and Philippine Airlines fly from General Santos to Palawan every 4 hours.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from General Santos to Puerto Princesa via Manila
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from General Santos to Puerto Princesa via Iloilo
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from General Santos to Puerto Princesa via Iloilo, Manila
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from General Santos to Puerto Princesa via Manila, Cebu
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from General Santos to Puerto Princesa via Manila
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
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
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
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 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
$34 - $38
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Super Value Class
$35
Mega Value Class
$36
Tourist Class
$37
Business Class
$38
Suiteroom for 2
$72
Montenegro Shipping and Ferries
Website
facebook.com
Ferry from Lapuz Wharf Iloilo to Puerto Princesa
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
facebook.com
Weesamexpress
Website
weesam.ph
Ferry from Bacolod to Iloilo
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
weesam.ph

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