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There are 6 ways to get from New Lower Bicutan to South Cotabato by plane, bus, bus and ferry or car ferry

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Recommended option

Fly to General Santos  •  2h 34m

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

Cheapest option

Fly to Davao, bus  •  5h 3m

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Davao (DVO) MNL - DVO
  2. Take the bus from Davao City to Kidapawan

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Fly to Cotabato  •  3h 10m

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Cotabato (CBO) MNL - CBO

Bus and ferry, car ferry, bus  •  36h 36m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from San Pedro to Jagna
  2. Take the car ferry from Jagna to Cagayan De Oro Port
  3. Take the bus from Bulua, Cagayan de Oro to Libungan, Cotabato

Car ferry, bus  •  2 days 0h

  1. Take the car ferry from Manila to Iligan
  2. Take the bus from Iligan to Bulua, Cagayan de Oro
  3. Take the bus from Bulua, Cagayan de Oro to Libungan, Cotabato

Bus and ferry, bus  •  2 days 3h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Philtranco Pasay to Cagayan De Oro
  2. Take the bus from Bulua, Cagayan de Oro to Libungan, Cotabato

Manila (MNL) to General Santos (GES) flights

The flight time between Manila (MNL) and General Santos (GES) is around 3h 25m and covers a distance of around 1041 km. This includes an average layover time of around 57 min. Services are operated by Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific. Typically 58 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

58 Weekly Planes
3h 25m Average Duration
₱2,570 Cheapest Price
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New Lower Bicutan → South Cotabato
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in South Cotabato is 02 894-26843.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in South Cotabato is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in South Cotabato is 1 metre.

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Last updated: 19 Jan 2023
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The cheapest way to get from New Lower Bicutan to South Cotabato is to bus and ferry and bus which costs ₱2,800 - ₱4,300 and takes 2 days 3h.

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The quickest way to get from New Lower Bicutan to South Cotabato is to fly which costs ₱2,900 - ₱13,000 and takes 2h 34m.

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The distance between New Lower Bicutan and South Cotabato is 1022 km.

The best way to get from New Lower Bicutan to South Cotabato without a car is to bus and ferry and car ferry and bus which takes 36h 36m and costs ₱4,500 - ₱5,500.

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It takes approximately 2h 34m to get from New Lower Bicutan to South Cotabato, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Manila Airport to General Santos Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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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 South Cotabato. Prices start at ₱5,000 per night.

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The best way to get from New Lower Bicutan to Manila Airport is to taxi which takes 16 min and costs ₱280 - ₱340.

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Map of how to get from New Lower Bicutan to South Cotabato.
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  • Distance: 1022.1 km
  • Duration: 2h 34m

What companies run services between New Lower Bicutan, Philippines and South Cotabato, Philippines?

Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific fly from New Lower Bicutan to General Santos every 4 hours.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to General Santos
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱2,600 - ₱12,000
Flights from Manila to General Santos via Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₱2,600 - ₱12,000
Flights from Manila to General Santos via Iloilo
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₱2,600 - ₱12,000
Flights from Manila to Cotabato
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱2,900 - ₱7,000
Flights from Manila to Davao
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱1,800 - ₱11,000
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Manila to General Santos
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱2,500 - ₱16,000
Flights from Manila to General Santos via Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱2,500 - ₱16,000
Flights from Manila to Cotabato
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱3,100 - ₱9,000
Flights from Manila to Davao
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱2,100 - ₱10,000
Flights from Manila to Davao via Zamboanga
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₱2,100 - ₱10,000
Flights from Manila to Davao via Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱2,100 - ₱10,000
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Manila to Davao
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱1,700 - ₱11,000
Bus operators
Davao Metro Shuttle
Phone
+6382.2992961,+63922.8382416
Email
admin@davaometroshuttle.com
Website
davaometroshuttle.com
Bus from Davao City to Kidapawan
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₱140 - ₱200
Schedules at
davaometroshuttle.com
Mindanao Star Bus Transport
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Davao City Ecoland Bus Terminal to Kidapawan
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₱160 - ₱230
Schedules at
web.facebook.com
Silver Star Liner
Website
facebook.com
Bus and ferry from San Pedro to Jagna
Ave. Duration
23h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₱2,676
Schedules at
biyaheroes.com
RTMI (Rural Transit of Mindanao Incorporated)
Phone
+63 88 858 5887
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Bulua, Cagayan de Oro to Libungan, Cotabato
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₱230 - ₱550
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Iligan to Bulua, Cagayan de Oro
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
₱85 - ₱150
Schedules at
facebook.com
Philtranco
Phone
(632) 851-8077 to 79
Email
marketing@philtranco.com.ph
Website
philtranco.net
Bus and ferry from Philtranco Pasay to Cagayan De Oro
Ave. Duration
45h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₱2,100 - ₱3,100
Schedules at
philtranco.net
Ferry operators
Lite Ferries
Phone
(032)413-2830
Email
info@liteferries.com.ph
Website
liteferries.com.ph
Car ferry from Jagna to Cagayan De Oro Port
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₱950 - ₱1,200
Schedules at
liteferries.com.ph
Book at
liteshipping.barkota.com
Standard
₱970
Tourist
₱1,140
2 GO Travel
Phone
(+63 2) 528.7209
Email
info@2go.com.ph
Website
travel.2go.com.ph
Car ferry from Manila to Iligan
Ave. Duration
40h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
₱1,800 - ₱4,000
Schedules at
travel.2go.com.ph
Book at
12go.asia
Super Value Class
₱1,800 - ₱2,000
Mega Value Class
₱2,000 - ₱2,100
Tourist Class
₱2,200 - ₱2,900
Business Class
₱2,900 - ₱3,200
Cabin for 4
₱3,400 - ₱4,000
Suiteroom for 2
₱7,000 - ₱8,500

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