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.

44 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.

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