There are 5 ways to get from Sampaloc, Manila to Ermita by bus, train, taxi, towncar or foot

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  24 min

  1. Take the bus from España Blvd / Arsenio H. Lacson Ave Intersection, Manila to T.M. Kalaw, Manila Cubao-Tm Kalaw / ...

$1

Cheapest option

Train  •  34 min

  1. Take the train from Doroteo Jose LRT to UN Ave LRT Lrt 1

$1

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sampaloc, Manila to Ermita 2.9 miles

$2 - $3

Uber  •  4 min

  1. Take an Uber from Sampaloc, Manila to Ermita 2.9 miles

$3 - $4

Walk  •  51 min

  1. Walk from Sampaloc, Manila to Ermita 2.7 miles

What companies run services between Sampaloc, Manila, Philippines and Ermita, Metro Manila, Philippines?

LTFRB operates a bus from Sampaloc, Manila to Ermita every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $1 and the journey takes 19 min. Alternatively, Light rail Transit Authority operates a train from Sampaloc, Manila to Ermita every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $1 and the journey takes 7 min.

Train operators
Light rail Transit Authority
Website
lrta.gov.ph
Train from Doroteo Jose LRT to UN Ave LRT
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
lrta.gov.ph
Bus operators
LTFRB
Website
ltfrb.gov.ph
Bus from España Blvd / Arsenio H. Lacson Ave Intersection, Manila to T.M. Kalaw, Manila
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ltfrb.gov.ph
Other operators
Uber Manila
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Sampaloc, Manila to Ermita
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$3 - $4
uberX
$3 - $5
uberXL
$5 - $7
uberBLACK
$3 - $5
Taxi from Sampaloc, Manila to Ermita
Ave. Duration
4 min
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Basic Taxi
Phone
+63 2 352 7777
MGE Taxi
Phone
+63 2 3636 096

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Sampaloc, Manila and Ermita is 4 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sampaloc, Manila to Ermita is to bus which costs ₱18 - ₱26 and takes 24 min.

The quickest way to get from Sampaloc, Manila to Ermita is to taxi which takes 4 min and costs ₱110 - ₱140.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Doroteo Jose LRT and arriving at UN Ave LRT. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 7 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from España Blvd / Arsenio H. Lacson Ave Intersection, Manila and arriving at T.M. Kalaw, Manila. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 19 min.

The bus from España Blvd / Arsenio H. Lacson Ave Intersection, Manila to T.M. Kalaw, Manila takes 19 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.