From Old Manila Hostel to Bus Stations in Quezon City

This page is for those coming from Pink Manila Hostel and Wanderers Guesthouse only.

If you’re coming from Red Carabao Hostel, please click here.

Click HERE to know more about the provincial bus stations in Quezon City


The following are the nearest Manila Light Rail Transit System or LRT train stations to your hostel:

Pink Manila Hostel in Vito Cruz – LRT Line 1: Vito Cruz Station
Wanderers Guesthouse in Adriatico – LRT Line 1: Pedro Gil Station

  • From your hostel, head to the nearest LRT Line 1 station (see above) and ride the train all the way to Edsa Station. These train stations are walking distance from the respective hostels.
  • Once at Edsa Station, alight from the train, go up the nearest stairs and follow the walkway heading left, which will take you all the way to the MRT or the Manila Metro Rail Transit System.
  • Once at the MRT, ride the northbound train from the station, which is Taft Avenue, and alight at:
    a. Araneta Center / Cubao Station – For Partas, Victory Liner Cubao, and Coda Lines
    b. Kamuning Station – For Victory Liner Kamias

Follow the next instructions to reach the provincial bus stations.

Partas

  • Once at Araneta Center – Cubao Station, alight from the train and cross over to the other side of the station where you will make your exit.
  • Once you exit the station, you should see a line of tricycles parked behind a bakery or across 711.
cubao-tricycles
The tricycles parked behind a bakery.
  • Ride one of the tricycles and tell the driver to drop you off at Partas.

COST:
LRT from Vito Cruz Station to Edsa Station
= 15 Pesos
LRT from Pedro Gil Station to Edsa Station
 = 15 Pesos
MRT from Taft Avenue Station to Araneta Center – Cubao Station = 20 Pesos
Tricycle = 18 Pesos
TOTAL = 53 Pesos

Other Options:
Taxi = 250 Pesos or more

Budget Commute Savings = 197 Pesos ($4 USD) or more


 Coda Lines

  • Once you exit Araneta Center – Cubao Station, walk north along EDSA until you reach Aurora Boulevard, the street that intersects EDSA.
  • Looking at the photo below, Aurora Boulevard should be below the footbridge right after Eurotel (that’s about 200 meters from the train station).

aurora-boulevard-cubao-overpass

  • Coda Lines is on the west side, so once you reach Aurora Boulevard, you have to cross the road to ride a jeepney heading towards the direction of the red building you see on the photo.
  • The jeepney you’ll ride should say “Quiapo” on its signboard.
  • Once inside the jeepney, tell the driver to drop you off at “Shakey’s Pizza E. Rodriguez” (E.Rodriguez is the name of the avenue where Shakey’s is).
  • Once at Shakey’s (a pizzeria), walk along the small road beside it, which is Trinity Drive (to your left should be the Trinity University of Asia).
  • When you reach the end of the road, turn right and you will find Coda Lines.
Coda Bus Line Street
You will see this landmark as you walk along Trinity Drive heading to Coda Lines Bus Station.

COST:
LRT from Vito Cruz Station to Edsa Station
= 15 Pesos
LRT from Pedro Gil Station to Edsa Station
= 15 Pesos
MRT from Taft Avenue Station to Araneta Center – Cubao Station = 20 Pesos
Jeepney to Coda Lines =
7 Pesos
TOTAL = 42  Pesos

Other Options:
Taxi = 250 Pesos or more

Budget Commute Savings = 208 Pesos ($4 USD) or more


Victory Liner – Cubao

  • Exit Araneta Center – Cubao Station and walk north along EDSA.
  • Again, you will be walking along EDSA, the big street on the photo below.
  • Once you reach the big intersection, which is Aurora Boulevard, cross it and continue to walk straight.

aurora-boulevard-cubao-overpass

  • As you walk, you will see various bus stations left and right.
  • In 250 meters, you will reach Five Star bus terminal and just ahead of it is a footbridge.
  • Cross this footbridge and exit to your right.
  • Walk about 80 meters and you will see Victory Liner – Cubao.
araneta-center-to-victory-liner
A Google Map snippet showing you the road from Araneta Center – Cubao Station to Victory Liner – Cubao. Click here for a clearer version of the map.

COST:
LRT from Vito Cruz Station to Edsa Station = 15 Pesos
LRT from Pedro Gil Station to Edsa Station= 15 Pesos
MRT from Taft Avenue Station to Araneta Center – Cubao Station = 20 Pesos
TOTAL = 35 Pesos

Other Options:
Taxi = 250 Pesos or more

Budget Commute Savings = 215 Pesos ($4 USD) or more


Victory Liner – Kamias

  • Exit GMA – Kamuning Station and walk south (when you exit the station, this direction should be on your left).
  • Walk about 400 meters, crossing an intersection (which is East Avenue), until you reach Victory Liner Kamias, which is just a few meters away from the intersection.
  • This is a Google Map snippet of how easy it is to go to Victory Liner Kamias from the Kamuning MRT station.
kamuning-to-victory-liner-kamias
Click here for a clearer version of the map

COST:
LRT from Vito Cruz Station to Edsa Station
= 15 Pesos
LRT from Pedro Gil Station to Edsa Station
 = 15 Pesos
MRT from Taft Avenue Station to Kamuning Station = 20 Pesos
TOTAL = 35 Pesos

Other Options:
Taxi = 250 Pesos or more

Budget Commute Savings = 215 Pesos ($4 USD) or more