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There are 6 ways to get from Iloilo City to General Santos by plane, car ferry, taxi, bus, ferry or bus and 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 46 min

  1. Fly from Iloilo (ILO) to General Santos (GES) ILO - GES

$55 - $223

Cheapest option

Car ferry, bus  •  23 h 25 min

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

$37 - $69

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Car ferry, taxi  •  19 h 56 min

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

$130 - $186

Ferry, car ferry 2 GO Travel, bus  •  32 h 16 min

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

$46 - $57

Ferry, car ferry, bus via Davao City Ecoland Bus Terminal  •  36 h 34 min

  1. Take the ferry from Iloilo to Cebu
  2. Take the car ferry from Cebu Pier 1 to Cagayan De Oro Port
  3. Take the bus from Agora, Cagayan de Oro to Davao City
  4. Take the bus from Davao City Ecoland Bus Terminal to YBL General Santos

$46 - $82

Bus and ferry, bus  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Iloilo to Philtranco Pasay
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Philtranco Pasay to Davao
  3. Take the bus from Davao City to Digos
  4. Take the bus from Digos City to YBL General Santos

$86 - $161

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Iloilo City to General Santos is to ferry and car ferry and bus which costs ₱2,400 - ₱4,500 and takes 36 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Iloilo City to General Santos is to fly which costs ₱2,900 - ₱12,000 and takes 1 h 46 min.

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The distance between Iloilo City and General Santos is 585 km.

The best way to get from Iloilo City to General Santos without a car is to car ferry and taxi which takes 19 h 56 min and costs ₱7,000 - ₱10,000.

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It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to get from Iloilo City to General Santos, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Iloilo Airport to General Santos Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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

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There are 27+ hotels available in General Santos. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Iloilo City to Iloilo Airport is to taxi which takes 19 min and costs ₱340 - ₱410.

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Map of how to get from Iloilo City to General Santos.
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  • Distance: 365.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 46 min

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

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

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Iloilo to General Santos
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $150
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Iloilo to General Santos
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Bus operators
RTMI (Rural Transit of Mindanao Incorporated)
Phone
+63 88 858 5887
Bus from Agora, Cagayan de Oro to General Santos Bulaong Terminal
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Agora, Cagayan de Oro to Davao City
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 Davao City Ecoland Bus Terminal to YBL General Santos
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
yellowbuslineinc.weebly.com
Bus from Davao Ecoland Bus Terminal to Digos
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
yellowbuslineinc.weebly.com
Bus from Digos City to YBL General Santos
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
yellowbuslineinc.weebly.com
Philtranco
Website
philtranco.net
Bus and ferry from Iloilo to Philtranco Pasay
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
philtranco.net
Bus and ferry from Philtranco Pasay to Davao
Ave. Duration
34 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
philtranco.net
Davao Metro Shuttle
Website
davaometroshuttle.com
Bus from Davao City to Digos
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
davaometroshuttle.com
Ferry operators
2 GO Travel
Phone
(+63 2) 528.7209
Email
info@2go.com.ph
Website
travel.2go.com.ph
Car ferry from Iloilo City to Cagayan de Oro
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 Bacolod City to Cagayan De Oro
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
OceanJet
Website
oceanjet.net
Ferry from Iloilo to Bacolod
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
oceanjet.net
Open Air / Tourist Class
$6
Cokaliong Shipping
Website
cokaliongshipping.com
Ferry from Iloilo to Cebu
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
cokaliongshipping.com
Economy
$15
Tourist
$17
Cabin
$19
Suite Room
$45
Trans Asia Shipping
Website
transasiashipping.com
Ferry from Iloilo to Cebu City
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$14 - $45
Schedules at
transasiashipping.com
Private
$45
Cabin
$19
Tourist
$17
2nd Class
$15
Lite Ferries
Other operators
Taxi from Cagayan de Oro to General Santos
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Cagayan de Oro First Taxi Drivers Alliance (Cafitada)
Phone
+63 927 631 9852

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