From Merville to Bus Stations in Quezon City

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  • From your hostel, head to the Merville Access Road (landmark is Bingo Boutique) via tricycle (your hostel can help arrange this for you).
  • Once at Merville Access Road, you’ll find Bingo Boutique. Right in front of it, you will see the Pasay Rotonda jeepney terminal.
Merville
Bingo Boutique landmark
Merville sakayan
The Pasay Rotonda jeepney terminal across Bingo Boutique.
  • Ride the Pasay Rotonda jeepney and tell the driver to drop you off in “Pasay Rotonda”.
  • From your drop-off point in Pasay Rotonda, walk to the Manila Metro Rail Transit System or MRT station entrance stairs beside Kabayan Hotel.
pasay-rotonda-3
The Pasay Rotonda drop-off point. On the left of this photo, you will see the MRT. The red billboard ahead is where Kabayan Hotel is. Right beside it is the entrance stairs to the MRT.
  • Go up the stairs and head to the MRT station – the first station is Taft Avenue Station.
  • From there, take the northbound train 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:
Jeepney to Pasay Rotonda =
10 Pesos
MRT from Taft Avenue Station to Araneta Center – Cubao Station = 24 Pesos
Tricycle = 18 Pesos
TOTAL = 52 Pesos

Other Options:
Taxi = 400 Pesos or more

Budget Commute Savings = 348 ($7 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:
Jeepney to Pasay Rotonda =
10 Pesos
MRT from Taft Avenue Station to Araneta Center – Cubao Station = 24 Pesos
Jeepney to Coda Lines = 7 Pesos
TOTAL = 41 Pesos

Other Options:
Taxi = 400 Pesos or more

Budget Commute Savings = 359 ($7 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 intersection, 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 a 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 map.

COST:
Jeepney to Pasay Rotonda =
10 Pesos
MRT from Taft Avenue Station to Araneta Center – Cubao Station = 24 Pesos
TOTAL = 34 Pesos

Other Options:
Taxi = 400 Pesos or more

Budget Commute Savings = 366 ($7 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.
  • Below is a Google Map snippet showing you how easy it is to go to Victory Liner Kamias from the (GMA) Kamuning MRT station.
kamuning-to-victory-liner-kamias
Click here for a clearer version of the map

COST:
Jeepney to Pasay Rotonda =
10 Pesos
MRT from Taft Avenue Station to Kamuning Station =
24 Pesos
TOTAL = 34 Pesos

Other Options:
Taxi = 400 Pesos or more

Budget Commute Savings = 366 ($7 USD) or more