Thursday, July 25, 2024

How to Commute to Binondo

How to Commute to Binondo

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Chinese New Year is a coming and what a better way to celebrate it than visiting Binondo

For those interested to be part of the festivity , here is how you can commute going to Binondo

 

Commuting to Binondo, Manila, one of the oldest and most bustling districts in the Philippines, can be an exciting experience. Whether you’re a local resident or a visitor, there are several transportation options available to reach Binondo from different parts of Metro Manila. Here’s a guide on how to commute to Binondo:

 

LRT-1 (Light Rail Transit Line 1):

 

The LRT-1 is a convenient and fast way to reach Binondo. If you’re coming from the south (such as Baclaran or Pasay), you can take the LRT-1 and alight at Doroteo Jose Station.

From Doroteo Jose Station, transfer to LRT-2 (Purple Line) and head towards Recto Station.

Once at Recto Station, you can either walk to Binondo or take a short jeepney ride.

LRT-2 (Light Rail Transit Line 2):

 

If you’re coming from the east (such as Cubao or Katipunan), take the LRT-2 (Purple Line) and head towards Recto Station.

From Recto Station, you can either walk to Binondo or take a short jeepney ride.

Jeepneys:

 

Jeepneys are popular modes of transportation in the Philippines. There are jeepneys that ply the route from different parts of Metro Manila to Binondo.

Look for jeepneys with routes like Divisoria or Sta. Cruz, as these areas are close to Binondo.

Buses:

 

Buses also serve routes that pass through or near Binondo. Look for buses that have routes going to Divisoria or Manila City Hall.

Alight at the nearest bus stop to Binondo and either walk or take a short tricycle or jeepney ride to your destination.

Taxi/Grab:

 

Taxis or ride-hailing services like Grab are also available. Simply input Binondo as your destination in the app or inform the taxi driver, and they will take you directly to your chosen location in Binondo.

Ferries:

 

If you’re coming from areas near the Pasig River, you can take a ferry to Escolta or Plaza Mexico. From there, you can walk to Binondo.

Always consider traffic conditions and plan your commute accordingly, especially during peak hours. Binondo is known for its vibrant atmosphere, historical sites, and delicious Chinese-Filipino cuisine, making it a must-visit destination in Manila.

 

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Thank you and happy commuting