How to Get There: Ortigas Center


Located at the boundaries of Pasig, Mandaluyong, and Quezon City, Ortigas Center is unquestionably accessible. It is a central business district that is home to offices, condominiums, nightlife bars and restaurant, and shopping malls. Most prevalent in the center are commercial spaces that are accommodating. Whether you are looking for a place or residence, hang out spots or workplace, Ortigas Center can cater to your urban living needs.

Here is a guide on how to go to Ortigas Center:

Via Metro Railway Transit (MRT) along EDSA

If you are coming from North Avenue in Quezon City or EDSA-Taft Avenue, you can opt to ride the MRT Line 3. Make sure you get off the train at MRT Ortigas Station and exit on the northbound side. If you wish to go to EDSA corner Ortigas, you can take a long walk from this station to Robinsons Galleria. Otherwise, if you took the exit on the southbound side, take a long walk going to Philippine Overseas Employment Agency (POEA). Aside from taking the long walk, you can opt to board a bus at SM Megamall going to San Juan that will bring you to Robinsons Galleria. From there, you can now traverse the streets of Ortigas Center. If your destination is near SM Megamall, you can just directly walk towards it, no need to go to POEA.

Via Bus

If you are from the North, you can ride a bus passing through EDSA (Crossing-Ibabaw) going to Ayala or Baclaran and disembark in Ortigas. Otherwise, if you will be coming from the South, ride a bus passing through EDSA (Crossing-Ibabaw) going to Monumento or Fairview and go down in Ortigas also. There are bus stops in the highway where you can take a ride to conveniently reach SM Megamall. Board a Bus B or C and alight it at either POEA or Robinsons Galleria; it depends on which side of the road your bus traversing. Once you are in Robinsons Galleria, you can now walk around the vicinity to reach your destination. If you are in POEA, take the overpass and go to Robinsons Galleria.

Via Jeepney

There are jeepneys from Cainta Junction going to EDSA Central. You can get off at Meralco Avenue and walk towards your destination. If you are coming from Mandaluyong City, there are jeepneys going to Starmall EDSA-Shaw. From there, you can take the overpass to go to SM Megamall.

Via FX

You can ride an FX going to SM Megamall in LRT-2 Pureza station. You can get off at Shangri-La Plaza and just walk until you reach the building or establishment that you desire to go to. You can also go to Quiapo and ride an FX that goes directly to Ortigas Center.

Via Taxicab

Wherever you are in the metro, you can ride a taxicab and ask the driver to take you directly to Ortigas Center. You can even mention the name of the establishment or building where you want to be dropped off.

Due to its close proximity to transportation and the convenience it offers, Ortigas Center is one of the most preferred places in the Philippines to visit, work, and live in. No wonder people are drawn to the district due to its promising growth.

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