There are 4 ways to get from Ortigas Center to Makati City by train, bus, taxi or foot

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Train  •  7 min

  1. Take the train from Ortigas MRT to Buendia MRT Mrt-3

$1

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from SM Megamall Bus Terminal to Glorietta 5 P2P EDSA Weekend Loop / ...

$1 - $2

Taxi  •  7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ortigas Center to Makati City 4.1 miles

$2 - $4

Walk  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Walk from Ortigas Center to Makati City 3.8 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Ortigas Center to Makati City is to train which costs ₱13 - ₱28 and takes 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ortigas Center to Makati City is to train which costs ₱13 - ₱28 and takes 7 min.

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The distance between Ortigas Center and Makati City is 5 km.

The train from Ortigas MRT to Buendia MRT takes 7 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from SM Megamall Bus Terminal and arriving at Glorietta 5. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ortigas MRT and arriving at Buendia MRT. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 min.

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What companies run services between Ortigas Center, Philippines and Makati City, Philippines?

Metro Rail operates a train from Ortigas Center to Makati City every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $1 and the journey takes 7 min. Alternatively, Froehlich Tours operates a bus from Ortigas Center to Makati City every 4 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 1 h 50 min. Jeepney - LTFRB also services this route every 5 minutes.

Train operators
Bus operators
Froehlich Tours
Website
froehlichtours.com
Bus from SM Megamall Bus Terminal to Glorietta 5
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
froehlichtours.com
Jeepney - LTFRB
Website
ltfrb.gov.ph
Bus from MMDA EDSA-Julia Vargas Provincial Bus Terminal, Mandaluyong City, Manila to MRT-3 Buendia Station, Makati City, Manila
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Website
ltfrb.gov.ph
Other operators
Taxi from Ortigas Center to Makati City
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Basic Taxi
Phone
+63 2 352 7777
MGE Taxi
Phone
+63 2 3636 096

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