August 05, 2017

Expat’s Guide to BGC Bus Stops

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  • The central business district of Taguig City, Bonifacio Global City is one of the premier hangouts of expats in Metro Manila, and getting around the city can be very confusing. Here’s your guide to commuting in busy BGC via their exclusive bus line that will take you anywhere around the city.

    You can use your Beep card or stored value smart card to pay for your bus fare. You can pay for your ride by tapping your Beep card at the bus station. Each trip is worth Php 12 except for the Arca South route. Most routes are open as early as 6 am and are accessible until 10 pm.

    Central Route

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    The Central Route, available every day from 6 am to 10 pm,can get you to Market! Market!, One Parkade, RCBC, Net One,  Bonifacio Stopover, Crescent Park West,  HSBC, Globe Tower,  Nutriasia, University Parkway and Market! Market!

    For those coming from EDSA – Ayala station, you can ride either the East or West route depending on where you’re going. Those headed for HSBC, Globe Tower, Nutriasia, University Parkway and Market! Market! can take the East route available everyday from 6 am to 10 pm.

    East Route

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    Passing by McKinley Parkway, RCBC, Net One, Bonifacio Stopover, Crescent Park West, Fort Victoria and EDSA Ayala MRT Station is the West route. Also available every day, catch a ride from 6 am to 10 pm.

    West Route

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    Operating at selected hours, the Upper West enters Bonifacio Global City through Kalayaan flyover and stops at HSBC Centre, Net Cube and Crescent Park. These buses are only available from 6 to 10 in the morning and 5 to 9 in the evening.

    Upper West Route

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    The bus stops for the Lower West route include McKinley Parkway, RCBC, Net One and Fort Victoria. This route also has the same schedule as the Upper West route from 6 am to 10 am and 5 pm to 9 pm.

    Lower West Route

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    Want to hang out at night but worried of not having a ride home? Don’t stress because there’s a night route available from 10 pm to 6 am, Monday to Friday. This route goes to every bus stop visiting EDSA Ayala, McKinley Parkway, RCBC, Net One, Bonifacio Stopover, Crescent Park West, HSBC, Globe Tower, Nutriasia, University Parkway , Market! Market!, One Parkade, RCBC, Net One, Bonifacio Stopover, Crescent Park West, and Fort Victoria.

    Night Route

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    Coming from the North Station, the North route also has a travel schedule. You can ride this bus from 6:30 to 10 am going to STI/Globe, RCBC, Net One, Bonifacio Stopover, NutriAsia, Track 30th, and UP Town Center. Catch a ride in the afternoon from 4:30 to 8:30 pm.

    North Route

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    Just opened last year, the Arca South Route operates on Monday through Friday from 6 am to 9 am and 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm. At 24 pesos this route is more expensive than the others and only travels one way. In the morning, the buses travel from Arca South Terminal to BGC and “The Fort” BGC Station to Arca South FTI Terminal in the afternoon. The bus stops for this route are Arca South (FTI public transport terminal), Market! Market!, The Fort, Net One, Net Cube, Crescent Park West, Market! Market! across STI, and Arca South.

    There are also express routes available if you’re in a hurry coming from EDSA Ayala, Arca South and Nuvali.

    • The Arca South Express operates from Monday to Friday, 6:10 am to 9 am and 4am to 8 pm. Travelling from Arca South, Market! Market!, RCBC , Net One, Bonifacio Stopover, Crescent Park West , and Nutriasia.
    • Ayala Express from Monday to Friday, at 7 am to 10 am, this route passes by EDSA Ayala, Ritz Tower, MSE, PBCOM, RCBC Plaza, The Columns, City Gate, Security Bank, SGV Building, and Glorietta 5.
    • Nuvali Express travels directly from Nuvali to Market! Market! every Monday through Friday. No specific time was mentioned.
    • Riding the East Express takes you to Market! Market! from EDSA Ayala from Monday to Friday, 6 am to 10 pm.
    • From EDSA Ayala, the North Express route can take you to HSBC, Globe Tower, Nutriasia and BGC Turf every Monday to Friday, at 6 am to 10 pm.
    • Every weekday, the West Express has you covered travelling from EDSA Ayala, Bonifacio Stopover, and Crescent Park West, 6 am to 10 pm.

    For more information contact BGC Fort Bus at 882-0746 or email at info@bgc.com.ph


    Source: thefortcity.com
    Maps retrieved from: Flexible Office Provider, KMC Solutions
    Image from: BGC Bus’ Facebook page

    Written by Philippine Primer intern Ofelyn Datuin

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