There are 6 ways to get from Zamboanga to General Santos by bus, car, plane 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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Bus  •  21 h

  1. Take the bus from Zamboanga to Cagayan de Oro
  2. Take the bus from Agora, Cagayan de Oro to General Santos Bulaong Terminal

$17 - $29

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Bus via Davao City Ecoland Bus Terminal  •  23 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Zamboanga to Cagayan de Oro
  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

$21 - $34

Drive  •  9 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Zamboanga to General Santos 398.1 miles

$50 - $75

Fly to Davao, bus  •  5 h 18 min

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

$186 - $393

Fly to General Santos  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Zamboanga (ZAM) to General Santos (GES) ZAM - GES

$93 - $364

Fly to Cotabato, taxi  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Zamboanga (ZAM) to Cotabato (CBO) ZAM - CBO
  2. Take a taxi from Cotabato to General Santos

$88 - $204

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zamboanga to General Santos is to bus which costs ₱900 - ₱1,600 and takes 21 h.

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The quickest way to get from Zamboanga to General Santos is to fly and taxi which costs ₱4,700 - ₱11,000 and takes 3 h 39 min.

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The distance between Zamboanga and General Santos is 354 km. The road distance is 636.9 km.

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It takes approximately 21 h to get from Zamboanga to General Santos, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zamboanga to General Santos. However, there are services departing from Zamboanga and arriving at General Santos Bulaong Terminal via Agora, Cagayan de Oro. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h.

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What companies run services between Zamboanga, Philippines and General Santos, Philippines?

You can take a bus from Zamboanga to General Santos via Cagayan de Oro and Agora, Cagayan de Oro in around 21 h. Alternatively, Cebu Pacific and Philippine Airlines fly from Zamboanga to General Santos 4 times a day.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Zamboanga to Davao
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $140
Flights from Zamboanga to General Santos via Manila
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Zamboanga to Davao
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Zamboanga to General Santos via Manila, Cebu
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Cebgo
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Zamboanga to Cotabato
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $140
Bus operators
RTMI (Rural Transit of Mindanao Incorporated)
Phone
+63 88 858 5887
Bus from Zamboanga to Cagayan de Oro
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Agora, Cagayan de Oro to General Santos Bulaong Terminal
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Agora, Cagayan de Oro to Davao City
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Schedules at
facebook.com
Yellow Bus Lines
Website
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
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
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
Other operators
Taxi from Cotabato to General Santos
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65

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