The Commute: Cavite to Makati

The hustle and bustle of the Central Business District is a testament of its multicultural lifestyle. Employees from all walks of life wish to join this modern city with its shopping malls, restaurants and parks. The difficulty of working within Makati is a thing of the past. You can now choose to commute from Cavite going to Makati via a bus, UV Express (van) or jeepney.

Here’s how you can get to Makati from Cavite

Via BUENDIA (Bus)

  1. From Emilio Aguinaldo Highway, Imus, Cavite, board a bus bound to Coastal Mall – Calatagay and get off to Coastal Terminal, also called as Southwest Integrated Provincial Transport Terminal;
  2. from the terminal, board a bus bound to Ayala, Makati City via LRT Leveriza;
  3. you can get off the bus at anytime along Buendia, however, note that Ayala Avenue has loading and unloading zones. The unloading areas are at Paseo de Roxas and Glorietta/Rustans.

Via EDSA (Bus)

  1. From Emilio Aguinaldo Highway, Imus, Cavite, board a bus bound to Coastal Mall – Calatagay and get off to Coastal Terminal, also called as Southwest Integrated Provincial Transport Terminal;
  2. from the terminal, board a bus bound to Ayala, Makati City via EDSA. Take those buses with “B and C badges” seen on the windshield of the bus.
  3. you can get off the bus at Magallanes, Pasay Road, Ayala, or Buendia.

Via EDSA (Jasper Bus)

  1. From Emilio Aguinaldo Highway, Imus, Cavite, board a “Jasper” bus bound to Ortigas.
  2. You can get off the bus at Magallanes, Pasay Road, Ayala, or Buendia.

Via LEVERIZA ST. (Erjohn Bus)

  1. From Emilio Aguinaldo Highway, Imus, Cavite, board an “Erjohn” bus bound to Ayala Ave., Makati City.
  2. You can get off the bus at any time along Buendia, however, note that Ayala Avenue has loading and unloading zones. The unloading areas are at Paseo de Roxas and Glorietta/Rustan’s.

Via EDSA (UV Express Van)

  1. From UV Express terminal near the Emilio Aguinaldo Highway, overpass at Imus, Cavite, board a UV Express van bound to Ayala Ave., Makati.
  2. You can get off at Park Square or at Greenbelt 1 in Makati. The next unloading zones are along Dela Rosa St., Makati.

Via BACLARAN (Jeepney)

  1. From Emilio Aguinaldo Highway, Imus, Cavite, board a jeepney bound to Baclaran.
  2. Get off at Mia Road. You can choose to:
  3. Walk to the Coastal terminal and board a bus bound to Ayala, Makati City via EDSA or via LRT Leveriza.
  4. You can get off the bus at any time along Buendia, however, note that Ayala Avenue has loading and unloading zones. The unloading areas are at Paseo de Roxas and Glorietta/Rustans.

127 thoughts on “Bus Route – Cavite to Makati”

    1. Hi KC,

      From Baclaran board a bus/jeepney bound to Imus. Get off at Lumina Mall Imus then board a tricycle bound to Imus Plaza. 🙂

    1. Hi Ronabel,

      You may ride Erjohn Bus bound to Ayala (LRT-Leveriza) Route. Get off at Tropical Hut Buendia, then ride a Jeepney with “Washington Bel-Air MRT” signage. Ask the driver to drop you off at Makati Avenue corner Buendia now known as Gil Puyat. Ride a jeepney with “J.P. Rizal Zapote Ayala Avenue” sign along Makati Avenue, either at Petron side or Pacific Star building side. Ask the driver to drop you off at Makati Atrium Building. 🙂

      1. Hello admin. Im from paliparan, dasma cavite, will go to bangkal makati, please help how to get there. Thank you

        1. Hi Jobelle,

          You may ride a jeepney bound to Baclaran. Get off at Mia Road and then board a bus going to EDSA, ask the driver/conductor to drop you off at Evangelista, Makati. Then you may use the overpass to get through the opposite side of the street – Evangelista St. (popular street in Bangkal that is along EDSA). You may opt to walk or ride a cab or jeepney depending on the location you are heading to.

  1. Hi admin How can i go to Golden Mile Business Park Carmona Cavite from Mandaluyong the easiest way and haggard free 😀

    1. Hi Jay,

      Go To Jam or Jac Liner Bus terminal and ride a bus bound to Carmona. Ask the drive/conductor to drop you off at Golden Mile Business Park. Then you ride a tricycle bound to your exact destination. 2nd route, you may ride a bus bound to Alabang Starmall and then look for the terminal bound to Biñan. Ask the driver to drop you off at Golden Mile Business Park. 🙂

    1. From Buendia you may ride an Erjohn, Arbiel, or Don Aldrin Bus. Ask the driver/conductor to drop you off at SM Hypermarket Imus (it’s along Emilio Aguinaldo Highway – Anabu Area)

  2. From dasma bayan going to bagtikan st. Makati. More thAn 10 yrs n ko di nkapunta dyan. Natatandaan ko merong pS bank tower tpos may lalakaran malapit sA merAlco. Not sure now kung ganon p rin. May UV express ba from dasma to makati?

    1. Hi Rami,

      If your location is along Paliparan, there are UV express available in the area. You may want to check in Jolibee Paliparan (usually operates around 5:30 am – 6:45 am), Golden City (usually operates till 7:00 am), Mary Homes (usually operates til 9:00 am) and Camella Homes (operates till 12:00 noon). There’s also a UV Express terminal bound to Makati in The District Imus and in May Bank Imus (near Pagibig Imus).

    1. Hi Angel,

      From Imus ride an Erjohn, Arbiel, or Don Aldrin Bus bound to Ayala, get off at Chino Roces and ride jeepneys going to PRC (Sta. Ana Race track or Philippine Racing Commission). Alight at the corner of Pasong Tamo and Kalayaan then transfer to a jeepney going to Guadalupe (either ibabaw of ilalim will do) and request the driver to drop you off at Makati City Hall.

    1. Hi Joymey,

      Ride a jeepney bound to Biñan, ask the driver to drop you off at Soro Soro or Napocor. Then wait for a bus bound to LRT Buendia (Jam or Jac Liner) get off at the their terminal. Ride a train bound to EDSA (LRT1) then transfer to MRT3 going to Magallanes Station.

  3. Hi Admin I’m going to Bdo South Tower Corporate Center Makati Ave. How can I get there? I’ll be coming from Cavite or Baclaran

    1. Hi Dhen,

      You may ride a bus bound to Ayala LRT-Leveriza from Baclaran then get off at Tropical Hut along Buendia. Then ride a jeepney with Bel-air Signage. Ask the driver to drop you off at Pacific Star Building. Then walk towards BDO South Corporate Center along Makati Avenue. It’s less than 10 mins walk.

    1. Hi Rob,

      From Manila, you may ride a bus going to the new Bus Terminal to Cavite (HK Plaza along Roxas Blvd) from there ride another bus bound to Cavite City. Then from there, you may ride a jeepney going to your destination. You can also ask the locals in the area if a transpo using tricycle is possible.

    1. Hi Ramel,

      From Dasma ride an Erjohn, Arbiel, or Don Aldrin Bus bound to Ayala. Alight at Tropical Hut Buendia then transfer to a jeepney with sign board Bel-Air and request the driver to drop you off at Pacific Start Building. Cross to the other side of the street (Petron Station) and walks toward the Hotel. It’s less than 10 mins walk.

  4. Hi! Does the route via baclaran go all the way to glorietta? I need to get to Glorietta 1 from Kawit Cavite. Thnk you so much!

    1. Hi Janelle,

      Ride an Erjohn, Arbiel, or Don Aldrin Bus bound to Ayala. Ask the driver/conductor to drop you off at Glorietta. If the Bus sign board is Baclaran only! then you need to ride another bus from baclaran to Glorietta, wait for the bus with signboard that says Ayala LRT/Leveriza and ask the driver to drop you off at Gloretta.

    1. Hi Cheska,

      From Bacoor you may ride a bus bound to Ayala, Jasper Bus specifically or you may ride a bus bound to Baclaran. Ask to drive to drop you off at Mia Road or in Baclaran and then board a bus to Ayala. Get off at MRT-3 Ayala station. Walk towards the Jeepney terminal under the MRT-3 Ayala station and ride a Bus or Jeepney bound for BGC. Here is a comprehensive transportation route going to BGC for your reference. – http://kittelsoncarpo.com/bgc-transportation-routes/

    1. Hi Kyla,

      From Bangkal, you may ride a Bus at Evangelista cor. EDSA with a signboard of Dasma/Imus/Tagaytay usually Jasper, Erjohn, San Augustin Bus Line. Ask the Driver/conductor to drop you off at SM Bacoor. Cross the street towards the Baby Bus terminal. Then ride a Bus bound to Tanza.

  5. Hi admin. Im going to Gercon Plaza from dasmarinas cavite, san po ako bababa if ayala leveriza ang sasakyan ko?thanks

    1. Hi Dennis,

      You can ask the driver/conductor to drop you off at Paseo De Roxas unloading area and walk through the underpass to reach to the other side of the street (Landmark – Insular Building). Walk along Paseo de Roxas (theres another underpass that you need to walkthrough) then turn left to Makati Avenue. It’s around 20 mins walk from Paseo de Roxas unloading area.

      You may also choose the second route. Request the driver/conductor to drop you off at Tropical Hut along Buendia then transfer to a Jeepney with a signboard that says Bel-Air. Alight at Pacific Star Building and walks along Makati Avenue towards Gercon Plaza. It’s around 5-8 mins walk. 🙂

    1. Hi Yoj,

      From Baclaran, ride a bus bound to Ayala via LRT/Leveriza ask the driver/operator to drop you off at Paseo De Roxas which is one of the assigned unloading area along Ayala Avenue. After alighting the bus, you have to walk through the underpass to reach Rufino Tower.

    1. Hi Leonor,

      There are many subdivisions in Bacoor, if you are referring to a subdivision along Emilio Aguinaldo Highway – you may refer to Real Estate Service Providers in the area for a more validated answer. Thanks!

        1. Hi Chritine,

          If you are referring to Mapua – Makati, from Baclaran ride any bus with a sign LRT/Leveriza. Request the driver/conductor to drop you off at Tropical Hut along Buendia. Then ride a jeepney with a signboard that says Bel-air, ask the driver to drop you off at Mapua – Makati.

          1. Hi how can I go to Balimbing Drive Medicion I-B Imus, Cavite, Imus Cavite from Ayala Makati

          2. Hi Ghie,

            From Ayala ride an Erjohn, Arbiel, Don Aldrin bus bound to Cavite. Ask the driver/conductor to drop you off at 7/11 Imus or in BDO Imus. Then ride a tricycle going to Balimbing Drive.

  6. hi.. phelp po ano po easiest way from GMA cavite to Waltermart Pasong tamo (vice versa) or Paliparan Dasmarinas to Waltermart Pasong tamo (vice versa).. thanks

    1. Hi Arianne,

      Ride a bus bound to baclaran then transfer to another bus with signboard that says LRT/Leveriza. Alight at Pasong Tamo/Chino Roces Avenue cor. Buendia. Board another jeepney bound to Mantrade and ask the driver to drop you off at Waltermart Pasong Tamo.

  7. Hi po. Need a big help. I’m from Medicion, Imus. Pupunta po ako sa Shaw Blvd, Mandaluyong. Hindi ko po alam kung anong sign board ang sasakyan ko kasi ngayon lang ako mapupunta sa Mandaluyong. May mga nakapagsabi na I should take Aguinaldo Hi-way o kaya naman Centennial Road Kawit. What is your most advisable route and how to get there? Thank you in advance.

    1. Hi Dara,

      From Medicion, you may ride a tricycle or jeepney going to Imus (Lumina or BDO). Then from Imus ride a Jasper Bus or a bus with a signboard bound to Cubao or Ortigas. Request the driver/conductor to drop you off at Shaw Blvd Bus Stop along EDSA.

  8. Hi po. What is the easiest/fastest way papunta sa Shaw Blvd, Mandaluyong. I’m from Medicion, Imus. Thanks in advance!

    1. Hi Irish,

      Form PGH, ride jeepneys going to Gil Puyat Station. Then ride a jeepney bound to PRC (Sta. Ana Race track or Philippine Racing Commission). Alight at the corner of Pasong Tamo and Kalayaan then transfer to a
      jeepney going to Guadalupe (either ibabaw or ilalim) and request the driver to drop you off at Makati City Hall.

  9. Hello po,need a help din po,im going to Glorietta 1,makati city on monday,hndi ko po alam anung sasakyan..dito po ako ngayun sa imus cavite,ano po bang sasakyan ko papunta doon may van bang pupunta duon or what..salamat po

    1. Hi An,

      From Imus you can opt to ride a bus or UV express bound to Makati. Via bus – you may ride as Erjohn, Arbiel, or Don Aldrin Bus Bound to Makati, ask the driver conductor to drop you off at Glorietta. Via UV Express – ride a van at Eastwest Bank near Pag-ibig Imus then request the driver to drop you off at walkway near Greenbelt 5.

        1. Hi Bing,

          From Makati ride a bus going to Baclaran then transfer to a bus bound to Tanza, Cavite. Alight in front of Robinson Gen. Trias.

    1. Hi Joy,

      From Pasig ride a jeepney bound to Crossing. Cross to the other side of EDSA and wait for a Jasper Bus bound to Dasmariñas.

  10. Hello po admin. Alam niyo po ba kung saan po ang sakayan ng UV Express sa may land mark or sm makati na dadaan po ng Buhay na tubig, imus? Maraming salamat po.

  11. Hello po. Yung mga UV Express po ba sa may Savemore pag asa ay dadaan ng Makati Med sa may tapat po ng tropical hut? Thank you po

    1. Hi Anne,

      Usually, UV Express Van bound to Ayala’s last unloading area is at Salcedo St. cor Dela Rosa St. It’s 3 mins walk from Makati Medical Center and I think 5 mins walk from Tropical Hut.

  12. Gud afternoon. i badly need help. i need to go to H.V dela costa corner valero st. salcedo Village makati tomorrow morning.. im from tagaytay. Thanks.

    1. Hi Lani,

      From Tagaytay ride a bus bound to Baclaran. Get off at Mia Road or in Baclaran then ride a bus with sign board that say LRT/Leveriza. Ask the driver/conductor to drop you off at Tropical Hut along Buendia. From there you walk towards H.V Dela Costa Street (landmark RCBC Building)

    1. Hi Ram,

      From Makati, Ride a Bus bound to Dasmarinas. Get off at Pala-Pala then ride another bus or jeepney bound to Trece Martires.

  13. Hi po! I’m from imus cavite. Need help on how to get to Makati Stock’s Exchange. Can I ride the Erjhon busliner?

    1. Hi Larni,

      Yes you can ride an Erjohn Bus then ask the driver/conductor to drop you off at Paseo De Roxas Unloading Station. Then use the underpass to cross to the other side of the Ayala.

    1. Hi Sean,

      From Bacoor ride an Erjohn, Arbiel, or Don ALdrin Bus bound to Ayala. Ask the driver to drop you off at Glorietta unloading station. To travel back to Bacoor, you may ride those mentioned buses at the loading area along Ayala Avenue (Loading Only Between Makati Ave & Paseo de Roxas St.) Second option, go to Park Square 2 (beside SM Makati) look for UV Express bound to Imus.

  14. Hi! admin, i would like to inquire if there’s any UV Express in Imus bound to Ayala Center Terminal. Thank you.

    1. Hi Marl,

      Yes there is a UV Express Terminal in Imus – Near Imus Public Terminal in Imus BDO but it only operates around 530 – 630 AM , in Eastwest Bank near Pagibig Imus (it operates around 530 – 10 AM), and in Petron in front of FRC Imus (not sure of the exact operating time)

  15. Hid admin, i need to go to Palanca st. Cor dela rosa makati.. san po b ako pede bumaba.. galing po ako ng dasmarinas cavite. Thank you..

    1. Hi Liz,

      From Silang, Cavite ride a bus going to baclaran or mia road. Transfer a bus bound to Ayala LRT/Leveriza. Alight at Tropical Hut along Buendia then ride a jeepney with Bel-Air signage. Request the driver to drop you off at Pacific Star Building. From there, you can just walk towards UCPB Building (it would take less than 10 mins walk)

    1. Hi Thess,

      From Noveleta Cavite ride a bus bound to Baclaran or Mia Rd then transfer to a bus with Ayala LRT/Leveriza signage. Alight at Paseo De Roxas or Glorieta unloading station. Use the under pass to cross to the other side of Ayala. Walk toward your destination. Korean Exhange Bank is in the intersection of Paseo de Roxas and Makati Avenue (estimate – 10 mins walk)

    1. Hi April,

      You can ride a UV Express Van at Park Square Terminal near SM Makati. Or you can ride a bus bound to Alabang, alight at Starmall and then transfer to a jeepney going to GMA.

    1. Hi Bren,

      From Kawit ride a bus bound to Baclaran or Mia Road, then transfer to another bus going to Ayala LRT/Leveriza. Ask the conductor to drop you off at Paseo de Roxas unloading satation. Use the underpass to cross to another side of Ayala Avenue. Then walks toward to Philcom Building (it would take around 5-10 mins walk)

    1. Hi Ren,

      From Trece ride a bus bound to Dasma. Then transfer to a bus with a signboard that says Ayala (Erjohn, Arbiel, Don Aldrin). Ask the conductor/driver to drop you off at Makati Med / Tropical Hut along Buendia.

  16. Hi anong bus po ang sasakyan from coastal mall metro bus station to German Embassy Manila
    25/F Tower 2, RCBC Plaza
    6819 Ayala Ave (cor Sen. Gil Puyat Ave)
    Makati City
    Metro Manila, Philippines

    1. Hi Cha,

      Ride a bus with signage LRT/Leveriza then alight at Tropical Hut Buendia. From there you can just cross to the other side of the street (RCBC Plaza).

  17. hi po. pahelp naman pano po pumunta sa bureau of immigration main office from bacoor cavite. and to sky ranch tagaytay na din po from bacoor cavite. thanks po in advance.

    1. Hi Bhevz,

      From Bacoor ride a bus bound to Central/SM Manila then from there you take a tricycle or pedicab going to Immigration Main Office in Intramuros. From bacoor, ride a bus to Tagaytay-Mendez or Nasugbu route. Alight at Olivarez Tagaytay. Ride a jeepney to casino or Crossing Mendez and alight at SkyRanch Tagaytay.

    1. Hi Meca,

      From Bacoor the nearest UV Express Terminal is located at Eastwest Bank Imus (near PAG-Ibig Imus) but usually it operates aroung 530 AM – 10 AM. If you are going to Mapua, you can just ride an Erjohn, Arbiel, or DOn Aldrin bound to Ayala. Ask the driver to drop you off at Tropical Hut along Buendia. Transfer to a jeepney with Bel-Air signage then alight in front of Mapua Makati.

  18. Hi Sir,
    Thank you for all the info. Just want to check if you are familiar with Camella Tanza route to Makati particularly Buendia area? Thank you po ulit

  19. Hello po. I need help po kung paano po ako makakapunta ng university of makati using bus or uv express from bacoor cavite po. Salamat po.

    1. Hi Maria,

      From Bacoor, ride a bus bound to guadalupe, usually Jasper Bus. Ask the driver to drop you off at Guadalupe then from there look for a jeepney with signboard Pateros. Alight in front of UMak.

  20. Hello po. I need help po kung paano po ako makakapunta ng CEU makati using bus or uv express from bacoor cavite po. Salamat po.

    1. Hi Maria,

      From Bacoor, ride a Don ALdrin, Erjohn or Arbiel bus bound to Ayala via LRT/Leveriza. Ask the driver to drop you off at CEU Makati.

    1. Hi Jeng,

      From Cavite ride a bus bound to Ayala via LRT/Leveriza. Alight at Tropical Hut Buendia, then ride a jeepney with Bel-Air signage. Get off in front of Philhealth Office

  21. hi po,

    ask ko kung paano pumunta ng district mall imus if manggaling sa rotonda pasay, bus or fx? maganda sana yun nadaan talaga mismo sa district mall. please healp. HOW??

    1. Hi Aila,

      From Tanza ride a bus bound to baclaran. Transfer to another bus with signage LRT/Leveriza. Ask the conductor to drop you off at Glorietta.

  22. Hello po, paano po pumunta ng guadalupe makati galing imus cavite? Tapos po galung guadalupe san po ang sakayan papunta ng MOA? Thank you!

    1. Hi DJ,

      From Cubao just ride a bus bound to Dasmariñas (i think San Agustin Busses have direct route to Dasma). Then ask the conductor to drop you off in Imus. Or you can also ride a bus bound to baclaran then transfer to another bus or jeepney bound to Imus.

  23. Hi! Kindly help me, I’m from molino bacoor cavite. I’m going to 98 senator gil puyat avenue, inocencio bldg.. How to get there? Thanks in advance!

    1. Hi Shasha,

      From Molino ride a jeepney or UV express bound to baclaran. Alight in Mia Road and transfer to a bus with signage LRT/Leveriza. Ask the driver/conductor to drop you off at Shell Gas Station (you can check this map for the exact location of the building – http://bit.ly/2rEg5hr)

  24. Hi. I’m coming from SM Bacoor. Need to go to Ayala Makati. May UV express ba from bacoor going to makati? Or any other options. Thank you!

    1. Hi Lyn,

      There’s a UV Express going to Ayala but the terminal is in Imus (Eastwest Bank near Pagi-Ibig). They usually operates from 530 AM to 10 AM. For alternate route, you can ride a Don Aldrin, Arbiel, or Erjohn Bus bound to Ayala.

  25. Hi goodmorning. How to get to Family Doc at Prime Asiatique Commercial Center Buhay na tubig road Imus Cavite. I’ll be coming from Makati Medical Center? They told me to ride a Erjohn bus that says Dasma. Then what’s next?

    1. Hi Shey,

      From Makati Med ride an Erjohn, Arbiel, or Don Aldrin bus bound to Cavite. Ask the driver /conductor to drop you off at MCI. Cross to the other side of the street then ride a green cab bound to Buhay na Tubig. Alight at Prime Asiatique Commercial Center.

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