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There are 6 ways to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to Alabel by plane, bus, bus and ferry or car ferry

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Recommended option

Fly to General Santos

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to General Santos (GES)

Cheapest option

Fly to Davao, bus

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Davao (DVO)
  2. Take the bus from Davao City Ecoland Bus Terminal to YBL General Santos

4 alternative options

Bus and ferry, bus via Tacloban

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Santa Rosa Integrated Terminal to Tacloban
  2. Take the bus from Tacloban to Davao City
  3. Take the bus from Davao City Ecoland Bus Terminal to YBL General Santos

Bus and ferry, bus

  1. Take the bus and ferry from PITX Paranaque Integrated Terminal Exchange to Davao
  2. Take the bus from Davao City Ecoland Bus Terminal to YBL General Santos

Car ferry, bus via Davao City

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

Car ferry, bus

  1. Take the car ferry from Manila to Cagayan De Oro Port
  2. Take the bus from Agora, Cagayan de Oro to General Santos Bulaong Terminal
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Alabel is 02 894-26843.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Alabel is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Alabel is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 02 894-26843.

Last updated: 22 Sep 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to Alabel is to car ferry and bus which costs ₱3,000 - ₱3,700 and takes 2 days 10h.

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The quickest way to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to Alabel is to fly which costs ₱3,200 - ₱7,500 and takes 2h 27m.

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The distance between Manila Airport (MNL) and Alabel is 1045 km.

The best way to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to Alabel without a car is to bus and ferry and bus via Tacloban which takes 42h 37m and costs ₱3,200 - ₱4,100.

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It takes approximately 2h 27m to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to Alabel, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Manila Airport to General Santos Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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

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There are 36+ hotels available in Alabel. Prices start at ₱6,250 per night.

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Map of how to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to Alabel.
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  • Distance: 1045.3 km
  • Duration: 2h 27m

What companies run services between Manila Airport (MNL), Philippines and Alabel, Philippines?

Cebu Pacific and Philippine Airlines fly from Manila Airport (MNL) to Alabel 4 times a day.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to General Santos
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱3,500 - ₱9,500
Flights from Manila to General Santos via Iloilo
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₱3,500 - ₱9,500
Flights from Manila to Davao
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱1,900 - ₱8,500
Flights from Manila to Davao via Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱1,900 - ₱8,500
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Manila to General Santos
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱3,800 - ₱17,000
Flights from Manila to Davao
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱2,400 - ₱9,000
Flights from Manila to Davao via Bohol-Panglao International
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
₱2,400 - ₱9,000
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Manila to Davao
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱1,900 - ₱8,500
Bus operators
Yellow Bus Lines
Phone
(63) (83) 228-2511
Email
customerservice.ybl@yahoo.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Davao City Ecoland Bus Terminal to YBL General Santos
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₱300
Schedules at
facebook.com
Pintados Bus
Phone
(02) 900 4800
Website
facebook.com
Bus and ferry from Santa Rosa Integrated Terminal to Tacloban
Ave. Duration
17h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₱1,800
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
bicolisarog.com
Bachelor Express
Phone
+63(082) 285-6486
Bus from Tacloban to Davao City
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₱750 - ₱1,500
Schedules at
davaoterminal.page.tl
Philtranco
Phone
(632) 851-8077 to 79
Email
marketing@philtranco.com.ph
Website
philtranco.net
Bus and ferry from PITX Paranaque Integrated Terminal Exchange to Davao
Ave. Duration
2 days 0h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₱2,200 - ₱3,200
Schedules at
philtranco.net
RTMI (Rural Transit of Mindanao Incorporated)
Phone
+63 88 858 5887
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Agora, Cagayan de Oro to Davao City
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₱340 - ₱700
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Agora, Cagayan de Oro to General Santos Bulaong Terminal
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₱470 - ₱700
Schedules at
facebook.com
Ferry operators
2 GO Travel
Phone
(+63 2) 528.7209
Email
info@2go.com.ph
Website
travel.2go.com.ph
Car ferry from Manila to Cagayan De Oro Port
Ave. Duration
45h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
₱2,100 - ₱2,300
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Book at
travel.2go.com.ph
Mega Value Class
₱2,243
Tourist Class
₱2,288
Super Value Class
₱2,154
Business Class for 8
₱1,927
Cabin for 6
₱2,288
Business Class for 4
₱2,927
Business Class Premium
₱3,016
Business Class for 6
₱2,483
Cabin for 4
₱2,716
Business Class for 2
₱2,659

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