Guide to Free Transport for Health Workers, Frontliners

Guide to Free Transport for Health Workers, Frontliners

A guide of routes and schedule for the free bus services for health workers and frontliners in the Philippines.

This public service initiative is was made possible by the Department of Transportation (DOTr), the Office of the Vice President of the Philippines (OVP) and their respective partner institutions.

Note: this page is a work in progress.

Routes List

DOTr Shuttle Service

Schedule: 5AM, 7AM, 1PM, 3PM, 5PM and 7PM

Eligible passengers: hospital workers (doctors, nurses, pharmacists, caregivers, admin personnel, utility workers, security officers, etc.)

Route
Pick up / Transfer Points
Notes
1 – North West Area Malanday (Meralco) Revised Route, 20Mar
MCU Hospital (Monumento)
United Doctors Medical Center (Welcome Rotonda)
2 – North West Area Valenzuela Gateway Complex Revised Route, 20Mar
Balintawak
MCU Monumento
United Doctors Medical Center (Welcome Rotonda)
3 – North East Area SM Fairview Revised Route, 20Mar
Centris Station (EDSA/Quezon Ave)
4 – East Area SM City Masinag
BFCT East Metro Transport Terminal
Robinsons Galleria
5 – East Area Ortigas Hospital and Healthcare (Cainta)
Robinsons Galleria
St. Luke’s Medical Center BGC
6 – Central Area Centris Station (EDSA/Quezon Ave) Revised Route, 20Mar
United Doctors Medical Center (Welcome Rotonda)
MRT-3 Cubao Station / Araneta Center
7 – Central Area The Medical City – Ortigas Revised Route, 20Mar
Robinsons Galleria
Makati Medical Center
8 – South East Area RITM Revised Route, 20Mar
SLEX Sucat Exit
Makati Medical Center
St. Luke’s Medical Center BGC
9 – South West Area Vista Mall Daang Hari Operated by MetroExpress Bus
Baclaran Market
Makati Medical Center
United Doctors Medical Center (Welcome Rotonda)
10 – South East Area RITM Feeder Route
Starmall Alabang New Route, 20Mar
11 – South East Area Starmall Alabang New Route, 20Mar
SLEX Sucat Exit
LRT 1 Gil Puyat
12 – South East Area Baclaran Market New Route, 20Mar
Gil Puyat
Philippine General Hospital
Manila Doctors Hospital
13 – South East Area Imus Transport Terminal New Route, 20Mar
RITM
Starmall Alabang
14 – East Area Robinsons Galleria New Route, 21Mar

OVP Shuttle Service (schedule as of March 22, 7PM)

Waiting time: 10 minutes

Eligible passengers: healthcare workers

Philippine Army Operation Libreng Sakay

Eligible passengers: healthcare workers and employees of basic/essential services.

philippine army operation libreng sakay

Source: Philippine Army FB page

QC Libreng Sakay

Departs Quezon City Hall at 6:30AM and 6:30PM

Eligible passengers: healthcare workers and frontliners

Routes: see map below under Central

Source: Quezon City Government FB page

Serviced Hospitals & Commute Guide

Name DOTR Route Number/s OVP Route Number/s QC Route/s Notes
ACE Medical Center Route 4, Route 6
Adventist Medical Center Route 9 – South West Area, Route 12 – South East Area
AFP Medical Center / V. Luna General Hospital Route 4, Route 5 South QC
Amang Rodriguez Memorial Medical Center Route 4 – East Area Route 3
Asian Hospital and Medical Center Route 10 – South East Area, Route 13 – South Area
Bernardino Hospital North QC
Caloocan City Medical Center Route 1 – North West Area
Capitol Medical Center Route 6 – Central Area Route 2, Route 5 South QC
Cardinal Santos Medical Center Route 7 – Central/East, Route 14 – East Route 4, Route 6
Chinese General Hospital Route 1 – North West Area Route 1
Commonwealth General Hospital North QC
De Los Santos Medical Center Route 6 – Central Area, Route 14 – East Area Route 7 South QC
Diliman Doctors Hospital Route 3 – North East Area Route 5 North QC
Dr. Carlos Lanting Hospital North QC
Dr. Jose C. Delgado Memorial Hospital South QC
Dr. Jose Fabella Memorial Hospital Route 1
Dr. Jose N. Rodriguez Memorial Route 3 – North East Area
East Avenue Medical Center Route 3 – North East Area Route 4, Route 5 South QC
Fairview General Hospital North QC
FEU-NRMF Route 5 North QC
Fe del Mundo Hospital Route 2, Route 5, Route 7 South QC
General Malvar Hospital North QC
Jose R. Reyes Memorial Medical Center Route 1 – North West Area Route 1
Las Pinas General Hospital and Satellite Trauma Center Route 9 – South West Area, Route 12 – South East Area, Route 13 – South Area
Lung Center of the Philippines Route 3 – North East Area Route 2, Route 4, Route 5 South QC
Makati Medical Center Route 7 – Central/East Area, Route 8 – South East Area, Route 9 – South West Area Route 6
ManilaMed – Medical Center Manila Route 2, Route 7
Manila Central University (MCU) Hospital Route 1 – North West Route 4
Manila Doctors Hospital Route 9 – South West Area, Route 11 – South East Area, Route 12 – South East Area Route 2, Route 7
Marikina Valley Medical Center Route 4 – East Area
Metro North General Hospital North QC
Metropolitan Medical Center Route 1 – North West Area
Muntinlupa City Hospital Route 10 – South East Area, Route 13 – South Area
National Center for Mental Health Route 7 – Central/East Area
National Children’s Hospital Route 6 – Central Area Route 7 South QC
National Kidney and Transplant Institute Route 3 – North East Area Route 4, Route 5 South QC
New Era General Hospital North QC
Novaliches District Hospital North QC
Novaliches General Hospital North QC
Ortigas Hospital and Healthcare – Cainta Route 5 – East Area
Our Lady of Fatima University Hospital Route 1 – North West Area
Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital
Pacific Global Medical Center North QC
Pasay City General Hospital Route 9 – South West Area
Pasig City General Hospital Route 5 – East Area, Route 7 – Central/East Area
Perpetual Help Medical Center, Las Pinas Route 9 – South West Area, Route 13 – South Area
Philippine Children’s Hospital Route 3 – North East Area Route 2, Route 5 South QC
Philippine General Hospital Route 9 – South West Area, Route 11 – South East Area, Route 12 – South East Area Route 1, Route 2, Route 7
Philippine Heart Center Route 3 – North East Area Route 4, Route 5 South QC
Philippine Orthopedic Center Route 2 – North West Area, Route 6 – Central Area Route 2, Route 5, Route 7 South QC
PNP General Hospital South QC
Providence Hospital Route 6 – Central Area South QC
Quezon City General Hospital Route 2 – North West Area Route 4, Route 6 North QC
Quirino Memorial Medical Center Route 4 – East Area Route 3 South QC
RITM Route 10 – South East Area, Route 13 – South Area Route 1
Rizal Medical Center Route 5 – East Area, Route 7 – Central/East Area
Rosario Maclang Bautista General Hospital North QC
San Juan de Dios Educational Medical Center Route 9 – South West Area, Route 11 – South East Area
San Lazaro Hospital Route 1 – North West Area Route 1
Santa Ana Hospital
St. Lukes Medical Center BGC Route 5 – East Area, Route 8 – South East Area
St. Lukes Medical Center E. Rod Route 6 – Central Area, Route 14 – East Area Route 2, Route 7 South QC
Sta. Teresita General Hospital South QC
The Medical City Ortigas Route 4 – East Area, Route 5 – East Area, Route 7 – Central/East Area, Route 14 – East Route 3, Route 6
Tondo General Hospital Route 1 – North West Area
UERM Memorial Medical Center Route 6 – Central Area Route 7 South QC
United Doctors Medical Center Route 1, Route 2 – North West Area, Route 6 – Central Area, Route 9 – South West Area Route 2, Route 5, Route 7 South QC
University of Sto. Tomas Hospital Route 1 – North West Area Route 2, Route 5, Route 7
Valenzuela City General Hospital Route 1 – North West Area
Veterans Memorial Medical Center Route 3 – North East Area Route 4 North QC
VRP Medical Center Route 5 – East Area, Route 7 – Central/East Area
World Citi Medical Center South QC

Route Maps

Note: This is just a visual representation of all the available free bus services. What I’m aiming for is to show the overlaps so you can plan your route accordingly.

North & West

  • DOTr – Route 1 (North West: Valenzuela – Manila – Welcome Rotonda) – Red
  • DOTr – Route 2 (North West: Valenzuela – QC – Welcome Rotonda) – Green
  • DOTr – Route 3 (North East: Caloocan – East Avenue – Centris) – Orange
  • OVP – Route 2 (Baclaran – Taft – Quezon Avenue) – Purple
  • OVP – Route 5 (Lawton – Quezon Ave – East Ave – Fairview) – Yellow

Central

  • DOTr – Route 6 (Central: Centris) – Purple
  • DOTr – Route 7 (Central/East: Pasig – Ortigas – Manda – Makati) – Yellow
  • OVP – Route 4 (Macapagal – all major MRT stations – Monumento LRT) – Orange
  • OVP – Route 6 (Heritage Hotel – all major bus stops/MRT stations – Balintawak) – Red

NEW ROUTES:

  • Northern QC Route (Clockwise & Counterclockwise) – Orange
  • Southern QC Route (Clockwise & Counterclockwise) – Red

East

  • DOTr – Route 4 (East: Masinag/Marikina) – Purple
  • DOTr – Route 5 (East: Cainta) – Yellow
  • OVP – Route 3 (Sta. Lucia/LRT Santolan) – Orange
  • DOTr – Route 14 (East: SM Taytay – Ortigas – QC) – Green
  • OVP – Route 7 (SM Masinag – QC – Manila) – Red

South

  • DOTr – Route 8 (South East: Starmall – Makati/BGC) – Yellow
  • DOTr – Route 9 (South West) – Red
  • DOTr – Route 10 (South East Feeder Route) – Purple
  • OVP – Route 1 – Orange

NEW ROUTES

  • DOTr Route 11 (South East: Starmall – Manila)
  • DOTr Route 12 (South East: Bacoor – Baclaran – Manila)
  • DOTr Route 13 (South: Imus – Las Pinas – Alabang)

Sources:

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Libreng Sakay for Marikina City Residents

The city government of Marikina rolled out free coasters for their health & frontline workers plus residents who need to buy food and medicine.

Routes are as follows and may be availed from 6am-10am and 3pm-7pm:

Route #1 BARANGKA FLYOVER: Bonifacio Avenue > Sumulong Avenue > Shoe Avenue > Freedom Park – I Love Marikina

Route #2 PANORAMA STATION: Horizon St. > Lilac St. – Pure Gold > Rainbow St. > 1st Ave. > 5th St. > Gil Fernando / Robinsons Market > Sumulong Highway / Amang Rodriguez Hospital > Shoe Avenue / Marikina Public Market > Freedom Park – I Love Marikina

Route #3 CAMACHO HOMEOWNERS: Along Kabayani Road To – Access Road Up – Tumana / Market and Pure Gold / Drug Store > J. P. Rizal St. > Sumulong Highway > W. Paz St. / Marikina Public Market and Drug Store > Freedom Park – I Love Marikina

Route #4 SANTAN ST., / CALTEX GAS STATION: Fortune Avenue > Balagtas St. > BG Molina St., / NGI Market >A. De Guzman St. / Drug Store > Bayanbayanan Avenue > J.P. Rizal St. > Malaya St. > J.P. Rizal St. > W. Paz St. > Freedom Park – I Love Marikina

Route #5 OTTO OUTLET MARCOS HIGHWAY: Old J. P. Rizal St. > Senga St. > M. A. Roxas St. > N. Roxas St. > E. dela Paz St. > W. Paz St. > Freedom Park – I Love Marikina

Route #6 TUMANA: Doña Petra > Angel Santos > Farmers 1 > Ampalaya > Kabayani Road > Homeowners Drive > River Park Route

Route #7 MARIKINA HEIGHTS: Pugad Lawin > East Drive > C & P Mall > Bayan-Bayanan Ave. > E. Manalo >Toyota Ave.

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Don’t forget to bring your company ID and follow standard procedures! Keep safe everyone <3

DISCLAIMER: Routes and schedules are subject to change without prior notice.

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