There are 6 ways to get from Siargao Island to General Santos by plane, bus, car ferry or taxi

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Davao, bus  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Sayak (IAO) to Davao (DVO) IAO - DVO
  2. Take the bus from Davao City to Digos
  3. Take the bus from Digos City to YBL General Santos

$55 - $219

Cheapest option

Car ferry, bus  •  17 h 30 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Siargao to Surigao
  2. Take the bus from Surigao to Davao City
  3. Take the bus from Davao City Ecoland Bus Terminal to YBL General Santos

$19 - $25

4 alternative options

Fly to General Santos  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Sayak (IAO) to General Santos (GES) IAO - GES

$38 - $141

Fly to Cagayan, bus  •  12 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Sayak (IAO) to Cagayan (CGY) IAO - CGY
  2. Take the bus from Agora, Cagayan de Oro to General Santos Bulaong Terminal

$67 - $242

Car ferry, bus via Digos  •  17 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Siargao to Surigao
  2. Take the bus from Surigao to Davao City
  3. Take the bus from Davao City to Digos
  4. Take the bus from Digos City to YBL General Santos

$20 - $28

Car ferry, taxi  •  11 h 41 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Siargao to Surigao
  2. Take a taxi from Surigao to General Santos

$145 - $185

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Siargao Island to General Santos is to car ferry and bus which costs ₱1,000 - ₱1,400 and takes 17 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Siargao Island to General Santos is to fly which costs ₱2,000 - ₱8,000 and takes 3 h 43 min.

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The distance between Siargao Island and General Santos is 429 km.

The best way to get from Siargao Island to General Santos without a car is to car ferry and bus which takes 17 h and costs ₱1,100 - ₱1,600.

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It takes approximately 5 h 40 min to get from Siargao Island to General Santos, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Sayak Airport to Davao Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Philippine Airlines offers flights from Sayak Airport to Davao 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 Siargao Island to Sayak Airport is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs ₱230 - ₱280.

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Map of how to get from Siargao Island to General Santos.
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  • Distance: 268.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 40 min

What companies run services between Siargao Island, Philippines and General Santos, Philippines?

Cebgo, Philippine Airlines and two other airlines fly from Libas to General Santos 3 times a day.

Airlines
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Sayak to Davao
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Sayak to General Santos via Cebu
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Sayak to Cagayan via Cebu
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Sayak to Cagayan via Manila
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Sayak to Cagayan via Cebu
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $190
Flights from Sayak to Cagayan via Cebu, Zamboanga
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Sayak to General Santos via Cebu
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $130
Flights from Sayak to General Santos via Manila
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Bus operators
Davao Metro Shuttle
Website
davaometroshuttle.com
Bus from Davao City to Digos
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
davaometroshuttle.com
Yellow Bus Lines
Website
yellowbuslineinc.weebly.com
Bus from Davao Ecoland Bus Terminal to Digos
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
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
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
Bachelor Express
Phone
+63(082) 285-6486
Bus from Surigao to Davao City
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Schedules at
davaoterminal.page.tl
Ferry operators
Montenegro Shipping and Ferries
Other operators
Taxi from Surigao to General Santos
Ave. Duration
8 h 11 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180

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