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There are 11 ways to get from Tarlac City to South Cotabato by bus, plane, taxi, bus and ferry or car ferry

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Bus to Manila, fly to General Santos

  1. Take the bus from Capas to Araneta Center Bus Terminal
  2. Fly from Manila (MNL) to General Santos (GES)

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Bus to Manila, fly to Davao, bus

  1. Take the bus from Capas to Araneta Center Bus Terminal
  2. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Davao (DVO)
  3. Take the bus from Davao City to Kidapawan

Bus to Manila, fly to Cotabato

  1. Take the bus from Capas to Araneta Center Bus Terminal
  2. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Cotabato (CBO)

Bus to Clark International, fly to Davao, bus

  1. Take the bus from Tarlac to Dau
  2. Fly from Clark International (CRK) to Davao (DVO)
  3. Take the bus from Davao City to Kidapawan

Bus to Clark International, fly to General Santos

  1. Take the bus from Tarlac to Dau
  2. Fly from Clark International (CRK) to General Santos (GES)

Bus to Manila, fly to Pagadian, taxi

  1. Take the bus from Capas to Araneta Center Bus Terminal
  2. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Pagadian (PAG)
  3. Take a taxi from Pagadian to Malingao

Bus, bus and ferry, car ferry

  1. Take the bus from Capas to Araneta Center Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Cubao Silver Star Bus to Jagna
  3. Take the car ferry from Jagna to Cagayan De Oro Port
  4. Take the bus from Bulua, Cagayan de Oro to Libungan, Cotabato

Bus, bus and ferry via Tacloban

  1. Take the bus from Capas to Araneta Center Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Cubao Silver Star Bus to Tacloban
  3. Take the bus from Tacloban to Davao City
  4. Take the bus from Davao City Ecoland Bus Terminal to Midsayap

Bus, car ferry via Iligan

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

Bus, car ferry

  1. Take the bus from Capas to Araneta Center Bus Terminal
  2. Take the car ferry from Manila to Cagayan De Oro Port
  3. Take the bus from Bulua, Cagayan de Oro to Libungan, Cotabato

Bus, bus and ferry

  1. Take the bus from Tarlac to Manila Pasay
  2. Take the bus and ferry from PITX Paranaque Integrated Terminal Exchange to Davao
  3. Take the bus from Davao City Ecoland Bus Terminal to Midsayap
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in South Cotabato is 02 894-26843.

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The cheapest way to get from Tarlac City to South Cotabato is to bus and car ferry which costs ₱2,800 - ₱3,700 and takes 2 days 6h.

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The fastest way to get from Tarlac City to South Cotabato is to bus and fly which takes 6h 36m and costs ₱2,800 - ₱14,000.

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The distance between Tarlac City and South Cotabato is 1142 km.

The best way to get from Tarlac City to South Cotabato without a car is to bus and bus and ferry and car ferry which takes 40h 20m and costs ₱4,300 - ₱5,500.

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It takes approximately 6h 36m to get from Tarlac City 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 34+ hotels available in South Cotabato. Prices start at ₱5,000 per night.

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Map of how to get from Tarlac City to South Cotabato.
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  • Distance: 1141.5 km
  • Duration: 6h 36m

What companies run services between Tarlac City, Philippines and South Cotabato, Philippines?

There is no direct connection from Tarlac City to South Cotabato. However, you can take the bus to Capas, take the bus to Araneta Center Bus Terminal, take the bus to NAIA Terminal 2, take the walk to Manila airport, fly to General Santos, then take the taxi to General Santos. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Capas, take the bus to Araneta Center Bus Terminal, take the bus to NAIA Terminal 2, take the walk to Manila airport, fly to Cotabato, then take the taxi to Malingao.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to General Santos
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱2,700 - ₱13,000
Flights from Manila to General Santos via Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱2,700 - ₱13,000
Flights from Manila to General Santos via Iloilo
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₱2,700 - ₱13,000
Flights from Manila to Cotabato
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱3,000 - ₱7,000
Flights from Clark International to Davao
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱3,700 - ₱15,000
Flights from Clark International to Davao via Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₱3,700 - ₱15,000
Flights from Manila to Davao
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱1,800 - ₱12,000
Flights from Clark International to General Santos via Boracay, Manila
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱6,000 - ₱26,000
Flights from Clark International to General Santos via Mactan–Cebu, Manila
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₱8,000 - ₱33,000
Flights from Manila to Pagadian
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱1,900 - ₱12,000
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Manila to General Santos
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱2,600 - ₱17,000
Flights from Manila to General Santos via Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱2,600 - ₱17,000
Flights from Manila to Cotabato
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱3,100 - ₱9,500
Flights from Clark International to Davao via Mactan–Cebu
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱4,800 - ₱15,000
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
Flights from Manila to Pagadian
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱1,900 - ₱14,000
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Clark International to Davao
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₱2,100 - ₱18,000
Flights from Manila to Davao
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₱1,700 - ₱11,000
Bus operators
Philippine Rabbit
Phone
+63 947 448 0837
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Capas to Araneta Center Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₱100 - ₱240
Schedules at
facebook.com
Solid North Transit Inc
Phone
+632 8426 1876
Email
info@solidnorthtransit.ph
Bus from Tarlac to Dau
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
facebook.com
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
Bus from Davao City Ecoland Bus Terminal to Midsayap
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₱270 - ₱380
Schedules at
web.facebook.com
Silver Star Liner
Website
facebook.com
Bus and ferry from Cubao Silver Star Bus to Jagna
Ave. Duration
24h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₱2,676
Schedules at
biyaheroes.com
Bus and ferry from Cubao Silver Star Bus to Tacloban
Ave. Duration
22h 8m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
₱2,051
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
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
Victory Liner
Phone
(02) 842-8679
Email
info@victoryliner.com
Website
victoryliner.com
Bus from Tarlac to Manila Caloocan
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₱180 - ₱240
Schedules at
victoryliner.com
Book at
victoryliner.com
Bus from Tarlac to Manila Pasay
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₱200 - ₱260
Schedules at
victoryliner.com
Book at
victoryliner.com
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
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
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
Other operators
Taxi from Pagadian to Malingao
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Estimated price
₱3,100 - ₱3,700

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