21 Jun 2013
Location of Integrated Bus Terminal for Batangas & Cavite Buses
The bus depot for the two provinces of CALABARZON is located at Coastal Mall which is situated at the corner of Aguinaldo Blvd and NAIA Rd Ext in Paranaque City. Aguinaldo Blvd which is also known as Coastal Rd is the extension of Roxas Blvd. Similar integrated bus terminals are set to open in Alabang and North EDSA. Alabang Integrated Bus Terminal will serve buses from other provinces south of Manila, e.g., Laguna, Quezon, etc. Meanwhile, North EDSA Integrated Bus Terminal will be the home of buses from provinces north of Metro Manila such as Bulacan, Pampanga, Bataan, etc.
How To Get To Coastal Mall Integrated Bus Terminal
Via EDSA - Just ride a bus with "MIA" or "NAIA" sign. You can take this bus from any point in EDSA. In some cases, you might need to take two bus rides if you don't find a NAIA bus in your area. Drop off at Coastal Mall. You use this route from any of the following locations: Novaliches, Fairview, Munoz, Cubao, Megamall, Guadalupe, etc.
Via LRT - From any station, get off the train at EDSA Station and ride a "NAIA" bound bus and alight at Coastal Mall.
Via MRT - From any station, alight at Taft Station and take "NAIA" bound bus and alight at Coastal Mall.
How To Commute From Integrated Terminal To Different Locations In Metro Manila
If you are having a problem in commuting to your destination after getting off the provincial bus in Coastal Mall, please read the newly created post entitled Commute Guide From South West Terminal To Different Locations. You can click that link or go here. Listed there are locations of terminals of jeepneys, city buses and UV Express headed outside of Coastal Mall and South West Integrated.
All passengers from Batangas and Cavite should alight at Coastal Mall. From there, they can take another bus or jeepney on the way to their destinations. They can take a bus bound for "Monumento", "Cubao", "Fairview", etc and drop off at their destination or at MRT Taft Staion/LRT EDSA Station. From these stations, ride a train and alight at station nearer to your destination. If you want to know where to ride a city bus after alighting a provincial bus at Coastal Mall, please go to South West Integrated Terminal & City Buses Coastal Mall Station.
For years, terminals of these buses in Metro Manila were found in different locations in Pasay and Manila areas. Gil Puyat aka Buendia in Taft Ave for one had been popular location of many terminals for these provincial buses. Lawton and Sta Cruz in Manila were also known as bastion for these passenger liners.
Long Term Benefits
Although this major change in commuting brings huge inconveniences for our fellow citizens who travel to their works from their respective provincial towns, colossal benefits for the majority in terms of fast and smooth commute and drive within our metropolis are achieved.
Furthermore, numbers of vehicular accidents that involved mostly buses will decreased significantly. In the process, we ease the traffic and save lives.
Disclaimer: This blog is not responsible for any changes in scheduled date of opening contain herein.
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