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There are 6 ways to get from South Cotabato to Cagayan de Oro by bus, taxi, car or plane

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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Bus  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Tacurong to Agora, Cagayan de Oro

$18 - $27

5 alternative options

Bus via Davao City  •  11 h 36 min

  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

$21 - $28

Taxi  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take a taxi from South Cotabato to Cagayan de Oro 214.3 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Drive from South Cotabato to Cagayan de Oro 214.3 miles

$27 - $40

Fly from General Santos  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Fly from General Santos (GES) to Laguindingan (CGY) GES - CGY

$81 - $265

Bus, bus to Davao, fly  •  6 h 35 min

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

$86 - $199

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The cheapest way to get from South Cotabato to Cagayan de Oro is to bus which costs ₱950 - ₱1,500 and takes 7 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Cotabato to Cagayan de Oro is to fly which costs ₱4,300 - ₱15,000 and takes 3 h 59 min.

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The distance between South Cotabato and Cagayan de Oro is 251 km. The road distance is 342.9 km.

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The best way to get from South Cotabato to Cagayan de Oro without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 59 min and costs ₱950 - ₱1,500.

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It takes approximately 7 h 59 min to get from South Cotabato to Cagayan de Oro, including transfers.

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The best way to get from South Cotabato to Cagayan de Oro is to bus which takes 7 h 59 min and costs ₱950 - ₱1,500. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs ₱4,300 - ₱15,000 and takes 3 h 59 min.

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There is no direct flight from General Santos Airport to Laguindingan Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Cotabato to Cagayan de Oro is 343 km. It takes approximately 5 h 35 min to drive from South Cotabato to Cagayan de Oro.

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AirAsia Philippines, Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific offer flights from General Santos Airport to Laguindingan Airport.

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There are 64+ hotels available in Cagayan de Oro. Prices start at $20 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from South Cotabato to Cagayan de Oro.
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  • Distance: 156.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 59 min

What companies run services between South Cotabato, Philippines and Cagayan de Oro, Philippines?

RTMI (Rural Transit of Mindanao Incorporated) operates a bus from South Cotabato to Cagayan de Oro 5 times a day. Tickets cost $6 - $13 and the journey takes 5 h 50 min. Alternatively, Cebu Pacific, Philippine Airlines and AirAsia Philippines fly from South Cotabato to Cagayan de Oro every 2 hours.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from General Santos to Laguindingan via Manila
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from General Santos to Laguindingan via Mactan–Cebu, Manila
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from General Santos to Laguindingan via Iloilo
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from General Santos to Laguindingan via Manila
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from General Santos to Laguindingan via Mactan–Cebu, Manila
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Davao to Laguindingan
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $120
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from General Santos to Laguindingan via Iloilo
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $240
Bus operators
RTMI (Rural Transit of Mindanao Incorporated)
Phone
+63 88 858 5887
Bus from Tacurong to Agora, Cagayan de Oro
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $13
Schedules at
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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
Phone
(63) (83) 228-2511
Email
customerservice.ybl@yahoo.com
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
Bus from YBL General Santos to Digos City
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
yellowbuslineinc.weebly.com
Bus from Digos to Davao Ecoland Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
yellowbuslineinc.weebly.com
Davao Metro Shuttle
Phone
+6382.2992961,+63922.8382416
Email
admin@davaometroshuttle.com
Website
davaometroshuttle.com
Bus from Digos to Davao City
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
davaometroshuttle.com
Other operators
Taxi from South Cotabato to Cagayan de Oro
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120

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The best way to get from South Cotabato to General Santos Airport is to taxi which takes 30 min and costs ₱500 - ₱650.

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