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Flight from Bacolod to General Santos

Flying to General Santos

Things to know before you go
Cheapest one-way flight
₱ 6,732.46
Cheapest round-trip flight
₱ 12,508.56
Cheapest month to fly
March
Shortest flight duration

4 hr(s), 40 mins

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Philippine Airlines
Friday, 08 Dec 2023
₱ 6,732.46
Cebgo
Thursday, 28 Dec 2023
₱ 7,308.85
Philippine Airlines, Cebgo
Saturday, 30 Dec 2023
₱ 7,401.56
Philippine Airlines, Cebu Pacific
Saturday, 30 Dec 2023
₱ 7,833.34
Cebu Pacific
Thursday, 07 Dec 2023
₱ 9,493.99

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Top Hotels in General Santos

Florotel Gensan
Florotel Gensan
Roadhaus Hotel - The Manny Pacquiao Hotel
Roadhaus Hotel - The Manny Pacquiao Hotel
RSG Microhotel
RSG Microhotel
Zanrock MicroHotel
Zanrock MicroHotel
Microtel by Wyndham General Santos
Microtel by Wyndham General Santos
Hotel Giorgio
Hotel Giorgio
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a flight ticket from Bacolod to General Santos?
Planning to take off from Bacolod to General Santos? Grab your ticket on Traveloka with prices starting from ₱ 6,722.00, along with additional discounts & promos that can be found on our promo page.
How early should I get to the airport for a domestic & international flight?
For domestic flights, we recommend arriving at the airport at least 2 hours before your scheduled departure time. For international flights, aim to be at the airport at least 3 hours prior to ensure smooth check-in, security checks, and to account for any unexpected delays. It’s better to be early and relaxed than rushing at the last minute right?
When is the best time to buy airline tickets?
Timing is everything when it comes to grabbing airline tickets. Typically, it’s best to book around 4-6 weeks in advance for domestic flights and 2-3 months for international routes. But the prices also depend on the travel demand, seasonality, and major events. You can always monitor the fare trends on Traveloka and set alerts to catch the best deals or promotions!
What is the cheapest day to fly to General Santos?
Looking for the best deals to General Santos? Historically, midweek flights (particularly on Tuesdays and Wednesdays), tend to be cheaper due to lower demand. However, airfares can fluctuate so we recommend keeping an eye on flight prices and being flexible with your travel dates. Booking in advance can be one the hacks to travel to General Santos without breaking the bank!
What information do I need to know when booking a flight?
When booking a flight, every choice sets the tone for your trip. From the preferred flight route – be it direct or with layovers – to the in-flight experience – whether you opt for a standard economy seat or a luxurious first-class journey – and understanding baggage limits, there's a lot to weigh. Other considerations include travel insurance and the airline's booking policies.
How far in advance should I book an international flight?
For international flights, it’s wise to start your search about 5-6 months ahead with the optimal booking window being around 3-4 months before departure. This period often provides a balance between good fares and a reasonable choice of flight times and routes. But please note that several factors such as destination popularity, peak travel season, and regional major events can influence the timeline.
Do I need a passport and visa to fly between Bacolod to General Santos?
Traveling from Bacolod to General Santos typically requires specific documents. For international flights, a passport is almost always necessary. However, for domestic flights, neither a passport nor a visa is usually required, but an official ID will be needed. The necessity of a visa depends on the traveler's citizenship and General Santos's entry regulations. It's crucial to verify visa requirements, as rules can differ between countries.
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Flight from Bacolod to General Santos

General Santos is one of the cities in southern Mindanao, Philippines. It was formerly known as Buayan until 1954, before it was changed to General Santos. It was named for a former Commanding General of the Philippine Army and the settlement's leading pioneer, General Paulino Santos. It was located at the head of Sarangani Bay of the Celebes Sea along the southern shore of Mindanao. It has the largest port in southern Mindanao. It is also known for banana, cassava and pineapple plantations. It is also the largest producer of sashimi-grade tuna in the Philippines. Hence, this city was also known as the "Tuna Capital of the Philippines". Today this city is popular as the shopping capital of the Soccksargen region. There are many shopping malls that you can visit in this city. There are also other interesting attractions like historical sites and beautiful nature. Besides, there are many selections of delicious food around this city that you can try. General Santos provides various accommodations, including RSG Microhotel, Hotel Giorgio, and Zanrock MicroHotel. Throughout your trip to General Santos, you could not miss many attractions this city has to offer, including but not limited to General Santos Fish Port Complex, Sanchez Peak, and Balakayo Falls. Travelling from Bacolod to General Santos will take approximately 15 hours via connecting flight. However, the travel time may differ depending on the routes available.

When is the best time to fly from Bacolod to General Santos?

The ideal time to visit General Santos is from January to April. If you want to avoid bad weather, you can visit General Santos from June to November. Heavy rainfall will make most outdoor attractions and activities unavailable. Hence, check the weather forecast and plan your trip on a hot sunny day. Avoid peak season as the rate for flight and accommodation will rise. However, it will not be an issue if you make an early reservation.

General Santos’s climate is tropical. The weather is a balance which is never too hot and not too cold. The temperatures in General Santos range from a mild 26.5°C to 35°C average during the year. Make sure you bring suitable attire to match the current weather.

Operating airlines available in Traveloka Lifestyle SuperApp including both domestic and international carriers. Such airlines include Philippine Airlines, Jetstar, Scoot, Singapore Airlines, Cebu Pacific, Qatar Airways, China Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, and many more. For further information in regards to travel safety during the pandemic can be referred to Traveloka’s travel requirements and guidelines during COVID-19.

What are the main airports available in Bacolod to General Santos?

Bacolod–Silay Airport

Bacolod–Silay Airport is located 15 kilometres northeast of Bacolod City. It was operated in 2008 to replace Bacolod City Domestic Airport. It is an international airport and the main airport in Bacolod Metropolitan Area. In 2014, it was equipped with Immigration, Customs and Quarantine booths in preparation for the increase in international arrivals. It has many facilities and is easily accessible by public transports. Since the Covid-19 outbreak, airport security has been tighter. Hence, you need to follow all the rules and regulations implemented in that airport. There are many public transportations available in Bacolod Airport for the visitors to use. The airport is the main international gateway for travellers to the Philippines. Many operating airlines here, like AirAsia Philippines, Cebgo, PAL Express, and Philippine Airlines.

General Santos International Airport

General Santos International Airport is located Prk New Hondagua, Uhaw, Barangay Fatima. It is an international airport and also known as General Santos City Airport. It is also one of the main airports on the island of Mindanao. It has many facilities and is easily accessible by public transports. Since the Covid-19 outbreak, airport security has been tighter. Hence, you need to follow all the rules and regulations implemented in that airport. There are many operating airlines here, including Philippines Airlines, Cebu Pacific, and many more.

Places to stay in General Santos.

RSG Microhotel - RSG Microhotel is a three stars hotel located in Nuñez Street, Purok Malakas, San Isidro, General Santos, South Cotabato, Philippines, 9500. It is located 2.62 kilometres from General Santos City Museum. It is also located near other attractions like St. Paul Novitiate Park and KCC Mall of Gensan. It has many rooms that you can choose from based on your budget and preferences. The rooms are equipped with an air conditioner, free Wi-Fi and complimentary breakfast. This hotel has many facilities like a coffee shop, restaurant, meeting facilities, and laundry service. There are many activities that you can do in this hotel like barbecue and karaoke.

Hotel Giorgio - Hotel Giorgio is a two stars hotel located in Quezon Avenue, General Santos, South Cotabato, Philippines, 9500. It is located 493 meters from General Santos City Museum. It is also located near other attractions like St. Paul Novitiate Park, Plaza Heneral Santos and KCC Mall of Gensan. It has many rooms that you can choose from based on your budget and preferences. The rooms are equipped with an air conditioner, free Wi-Fi and complimentary breakfast. This hotel has many facilities like the restaurant, swimming pool, 24-hour security, and disabled access friendly. Good news for pet lovers. This hotel allows pets so you can travel with your beloved pet.

Zanrock MicroHotel - Zanrock MicroHotel is a three stars hotel located in Tiongson St, General Santos, South Cotabato, Philippines, 9500. It is located 1.17 kilometres meters from St. Paul Novitiate Park. It is also located near attractions like General Santos City Museum, Plaza Heneral Santos and KCC Mall of Gensan. It is also located with a convenience store. Shops and restaurants. It has many rooms that you can choose from based on your budget and preferences. The rooms are equipped with an air conditioner, free Wi-Fi and complimentary breakfast. This hotel has many facilities like laundry service, meeting facilities, and airport transfer with an additional surcharge. The hotel is clean and comfortable. Hence, it is the best choice to stay while you are visiting General Santos.

Highlights in General Santos.

General Santos Fish Port Complex - General Santos Fish Port Complex is the biggest fish market in General Santos. It is an 11-hectare complex located along Sarangi Bay in General Santos. Since this city is also known as the "Tuna Capital of the Philippines", visitors can see the massive quantities of tuna, including the special yellow finned tuna being loaded and unloaded in this complex. You can also take a photo with a giant yellow finned tuna monument in this complex. The entrance is free, but you have to rent the trousers and the white rubber boots there. If you are a fan of seafood, you must visit this complex.

Sanchez Peak - Sanchez Peak is an amazing lookout point in General Santos. Many people visit this place to enjoy a 360 degrees breathtaking view of General Santos and Sarangani Bay. You can also enjoy a delicious meal while watching the beautiful sunset with family and friends. The trail to the peak required a long hike. Hence, it is the best attraction for the hiker. In addition, make sure you wear suitable attire for hiking and bring drinking water too.

Balakayo Falls - Balakayo Falls is one of the natural attractions in General Santos. It is surrounded by a tranquil jungle and is home to many endangered plants and animals. It is the best place for you to relax. The water is cold and refreshing. You can do many activities in this place like swimming, trekking, picnic and take many beautiful photos.

Travel tips to General Santos.

To have the best experience while travelling, you need to plan your trip well. However, sometimes things are not happening according to plan. Hence, it would be best if you thought of a backup plan. There are many tips that you can follow while travelling.

Bring extra snacks and drinks

When you are travelling, make sure you pack extra snacks and drinks. It will help you feel hungry, especially when travelling in a remote area or waiting for your next flight. It will provide you with energy so you won't feel tired easily, especially when you have low blood pressure. Besides that, packing extra snacks will help you fulfil your hunger in the middle of the night.

Avoid taxis

Taxis might be one of the most accessible transportation that can carry you to the designated destination. However, the fare can be too expensive. To save your budget, you can try public transportation like bus or train. If you still want to travel by car, you can choose e hailing service as the rates are fixed without any hidden or extra charges.

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Flight Duration

4 hr(s) 40 mins

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