Traveling to the nearby provinces in Calabarzon from Manila is now easier with the Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange. This first land port that functions and feels like an airport covers an area of 4.5 hectares and can cater to around 200,000 passengers on a daily bases.
Updated: September 1, 2019
The Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange recently opened on November 5, 2018, which aims to link provincial buses from Cavite to other transports such as taxis, buses, modern jeepneys, app-based transport, and walkway to the future LRT 1 South Extension.
This urban transport terminal is part of the Build Build Project infrastructure program under the Duterte Administration and houses transportation bays for jeepneys, buses, UV Express shuttles, commercial spaces, and office buildings. And true enough, ever since it opened, it has helped make commuting safer, easier and more convenient.
Bus Departure Guide
Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to depart from PITX to your preferred destination:
- Check the schedules posted at the public information displays all over the terminal.
- Buy your tickets at the ticketing counters.
- Go at your designated boarding gate 15 minutes before your trip. Make sure to check your schedule at the displays for any changes or simply listen to the public announcement system.
- Enter the boarding gate by scanning your ticket on the validation machine when the bus is ready to load passengers. Avoid being late. Buses will be leaving on time and your ticket will no longer be valid past your trip schedule.
- Finally, board your bus and sit at your seat.
Bus Arrival Guide
- Remain seated until the bus has fully stopped at the arrival bay.
- Go to the entrance gate and pass through the security checks.
- Go to the departure area (first floor) to find your next transport.
You’ll find the taxi lane on the ground floor, just near the terminal’s main entrance.
- Get a queuing number at the information center.
- Go to the taxi lane and wait for your number to be called.
You can find the jeepneys on the first floor. The left side is the loading bay while the right side is the unloading bay.
- Go to your designated jeepney bay area and look for your preferred route.
- Pay before boarding.
UV Express Shuttles
You’ll find UV Express shuttles on the third floor.
- Proceed to the UV Express shuttle area and find the route you’re looking for.
- Pay before boarding.
Features & Amenities
- First Floor: Ticketing counters, boarding gates, and departure bus & jeepney bays
- Second Floor: Arrival bays
- Third Floor: Loading and unloading bays for UV Express shuttles, including the proposed link to LRT1 Cavite extension
- Fourth floor: Parking space for motorists
On every floor, there’s free WiFi for everyone. There are also restrooms, restaurants, shops, pay lounges with shower rooms, breastfeeding stations, prayer rooms (third floor), and CCTVs.
There will also be a supermarket and office buildings in the terminal.
- Facebook Page: You can find here regular updates regarding new shops, and new routes.
- Website: www.pitx.com.ph
- Email: email@example.com
- Hotline: (02) 396-3817 ∘ (02) 396-3818
- Mobile: (+63) 9175961111
Frequently Asked Questions
Where is PITX located?
You can find the PITX along Diosdado Macapagal Boulevard.
How do I get there?
- From Baclaran at D. Macapagal Ave: Ride a jeepney (traditional/modern) or bus going to PITX.
- From Caloocan-Malabon-Navotas-Valenzuela: Ride a jeep or UV Express heading to Baclaran from Monumento. Ride the LRT1 and alight at the LRT1 EDSA Station. Across Metropoint Mall, there are orange jeepneys, which will take you to PITX.
- From Lawton: Ride a traditional jeep via Taft Ave or Mabini, or a modern jeep via Roxas Blvd.
- From LRT or MRT: Head to the EDSA/Pasay Rotonda/Taft Ave. Station, and ride a traditional bus or an orange jeep going to PITX.
- From Makati: Ride any southbound city bus in EDSA or Ayala Ave. Or Ride the MRT to Taft Station and find the orange jeepneys near LRT1 EDSA Station.
- From Moa: Ride a jeepney (traditional/modern) or bus in the MOA loading area around the roundabout/globe.
- From Paranaque: Ride a jeepney (traditional/modern) or UV heading to PITX. You can also ride a GT Express Shuttle going to Lawton via Mall of Asia at Sucat and get off at PITX.
- From Quezon City: Ride the LRT2 to Recto Terminal Station. Then go to LRT1 Doroteo Jose Station and take the LRT1 EDSA Station. Find the orange jeepneys going to PITX across Metropoint Mall.
- From Pasay: Take the LRT1 to EDSA, then take the orange jeepneys going to PITX.
- From Taft: Ride a jeep to Baclaran and get off at PITX.
What are the PITX routes and schedules?
Updated routes and schedules are posted on the PITX website: http://www.pitx.com.ph/
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Johanes is a digital nomad and a web content writer who loves to go on spontaneous travels. She also likes to go camp under the stars and play with her dog and cats.