Monday, August 7, 2017

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UPDATED:Travelling from NAIA Terminal 3 to Alabang Starmall via Skyway and vice versa

Going to Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) terminal 3 from Alabang, Muntinlupa City is now much easier, cheaper and faster.

Airport Loop bus NAIA 3 - Alabang route

BELOW IS THE UPDATED ONE

How to go to Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) terminal 3 from Alabang?


1. Go to Alabang Starmall (actually it is near the mall beside HM Transport, Inc. bus terminal. It is beside Bank of the Philippine Island (BPI) bank)
2. Ride the airport loop bus to NAIA 3

With bus stops at the following areas:
1. Newport City
2. Mariott Hotel
3. Bay 3 of Arrival Area of NAIA terminal 3
4. Bay 12 of Arrival area of NAIA terminal 3

How to go to Alabang from Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) terminal 3?


1. Go near Bay 12 when you exit the airport (Arrival )
2. Ride the airport loop bus that has a sign going to Alabang Starmall via Skyway

How much is the fare?


only 60.00 Php per head regular
50.00 Php for students

Travel duration

within 15 minutes

Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) terminal 3 - Alabang Bus Schedule

Alabang to NAIA3, NAIA Terminal 3 to Alabang Bus schedule as of May 9, 2018




NAIA terminal 3 to Alabang bus schedule as of August 2017

My experience

Avoiding money-leeching taxi/van drivers

I had to send off my aunts to the airport. We used UBER as it is more convenient if carrying loads of baggage.

And I needed to go back home without using a taxi or Uber. I asked the security guard if there was a bus going to Alabang or to terminals in Buendia- Taft or in Baclaran. She said I had to go to Bay 12.

As I was walking there, I saw a Premium Bus and asked the driver and conductors if what bus was it heading to.

They were saying that it was going to Pacita and I needed to pay 200.00 Php/head because it was faster and more convenient.

But, I only had 100.00 php budget. So, I declined but they kept on saying there were no more buses going to the terminals I had mentioned.

But I still said 'no' as I could still see another bus few walks next to them.

And luckily, I saw a sign. A bus going to Alabang Starmall via Skyway from Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) terminal 3.

That is why, I posted this to inform people this bus route and schedule so that they will not be fooled with money-leeching drivers and conductors.

Riding the bus 

  • I waited for about 30 minutes for the bus to be filled with passengers and depart. It was very convenient as it travels 14 minutes only after arriving at the Alabang toll gate. The traffic jam after the tollgate was so heavy that I alighted the bus and just walked to Starmall.
  • Bus departed at 5:37 pm. 
  • Bus arrived at Alabang tollgate at 5:51pm
  • The bus was air-conditioned so it was comfortable.
  • There was a space for luggages.

me at NAIA 3
That's all I could say. Thank you for reading!

Update

From Alabang to NAIA terminal 3


Finally, I just rode the bus from Alabang (HM Transport, Inc.) to NAIA terminal 3.
I took the updated bus schedule. (See above picture of the updated schedule of the bus.)

I arrived at 11am at HM Transport, Inc bus terminal beside Starmall Alabang and near to the Muntinlupa City proper. 

The fare is still 60.00 Php/head (regular), 50.00 Php/student

The bus departed at 12:05pm
It arrived at the first stop Newport City at 12:20pm
Lastly, 12:27pm at Bay 3 of the arrival area of NAIA terminal 3 airport.

Travel duration: 

within 25 minutes

Insights:


1. There are many employees of Newport City's establishments that used this bus service.
2. They are time conscious.
3. There is a space for the passengers' luggage.
4. It is fast and convenient.
5. Air-condition system is working well.

UPDATE!! as of November 24,2018

My team member personally asked HM Transport about their trips from NAIA to Alabang and vice versa. 

  • It has been weeks that they do not have trips on the route Alabang-NAIA 3 using their airport loop. They did not renew their registration and it is not clear to have it renewed since UBE Express is much more favored.

Terminals

Their terminals as stated on Ube Express Facebook page for Alabang route are at:

  • Alabang Town Center (ATC)
  • South Park Bus Station in Ayala Mall (near Starmall and going to Muntinlupa Town Proper)
From NAIA, the locations are:


  • NAIA Terminal 1 - Arrival exit
  • NAIA Terminal 2 - Bay 17
  • NAIA Terminal 3 - Bay 10
  • NAIA Terminal 4 - Arrival exit

Trips schedule

From NAIA Terminals 1, 2,3 and 4 heading to Alabang Town Center (ATC) & Ayala Mall South Park Alabang

7:00 am
9:00 am
11:00 am
1:00 pm
3:00 pm
5:00 pm
7:00 pm
9:00 pm

From Alabang Town Center (ATC) & Ayala Mall South Park Alabang to NAIA 1,2,3 and 4

3:30 am
5:30 am
7:30 am
9:30 am
11:30 am
1:30 pm
3:30 pm
5:30 pm
7:30 pm
9:30 pm

Fare

110 Php per head

If you are going to Cebu, you might want to do some activities:

1. Climb the highest peak in Cebu - Osmena Peak and Swim at Alcoy Beach
2. Scuba Dive in Mactan Island
3. Go to Kalanggaman Island in Palompon Leyte from Cebu City
4. Explore the city of Cebu
5. Try eating Cebu's best food and where to eat those

If you are in Cebu and want to go to Bacolod City and also Guimaras and Iloilo:

1. Travel from Cebu to Bacolod via Toledo - San Carlos
2. Discover Arts and History of Silay City in Negros Occidental near Bacolod
3. Have adventure activities in Mambukal Resort in Bacolod
4. Travel to Guimaras via Pulupandan, Negros Occidental to San Lorenzo, Guimaras and to Iloilo
5. Enjoy the beauty of Guimaras Island
6. Have your passport made and renewed at Department of Foreign Affairs in Bacolod
7. Stay in Bacolod's hotels that are near to DFA -Bacolod in Robinsons Mall

International travel guide

1. Eat Pho and Drink Vietnamese Coffee in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

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Again, thanks for reading READYSETGOandSHARE post!

much love,

Sarah




39 comments:

  1. Great information! For everyone who need to know about price of Naia airport transfer, please contact with GoAsiaDayTrip - the most trusted airport transfer and day tour company in Southeast Asia.

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  2. Hi! This is really helpful. Huge thank you. Can you please tell. me the exact location of the bus? Sa mismong tapat po ng Starmall with the bus going to Manila?

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  3. oh my No Sundays..

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  4. Wow. May ganito pala. Pwede pong malaman kung san sa starmall yung bus na papuntang airport? Sa harap lang po ba?

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    1. actually it is near the Starmall beside HM Transport, Inc. bus terminal. It is beside Bank of the Philippine Island (BPI) bank.

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    2. Hello po ask nmn po pag po b hapon like 5pm may byahe p po b pa t3 sa starmall tnx po sa sasagot

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    3. Yes Nyl there are trips from 5:15pm to 8:10pm. Just read this blog post and you will see the updated schedule. thanks!

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  5. Have you tried it na po recently? :) ano oras po kayo sumakay?

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    1. from NAIA, if you have read it, yes!

      from Alabang, November 1 2015, i tried to catch a bus if they had bus trips at night, so I went to HM Transport bus terminal, near Alabang Starmall and BPI bank, but there were no available that time.

      When I went around January 2018 it was evening and just asked people there if it is still the terminal to NAIA. They said it is.

      Hope it helps!

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  6. Ano pong premium bus yung nagssakay sa naia terminal 3 na papunta sa pacita direcjo?

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    1. Hi! thanks for reading. That time, there were passengers who were heading to Pacita,San Pedro, Laguna. The driver and conductor were just wanting to get more passengers to earn more. So it was like a hired bus by the passengers but it was negotiated to get more.

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  7. Soon, travelling to NAIA Terminal 3 will be a breeze..congress is moving towards moving more flights to Clark International Airport in Pampanga.

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  8. Hi po. Same fare pa din po ba? Ung bababaan po ba nito sa mismong terminal 3 na? :) first time ko po nalaman na may ganto pala. salamat :)

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    1. Hi Maiixyz! thanks for dropping by. as I have updated this, The fare is still 60.00 Php/head (regular), 50.00 Php/student. Enjoy travelling!

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  9. May I ask po if yong bayad sa Airport Loop bus is thru beep card or pwede din cash?

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    1. Hi! Thanks for reading. I just paid with cash. (the typical bus fare system - a bus conductor collecting fares from the passengers.)
      No beep card.

      Hope it helps!

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    2. Thank you it helps alot for my travel next month

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  10. Bukas po ba ito ng mga madaling araw?

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  11. From naia terminal 3 to terminal 1 the hive route going there ma'am or sir

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  12. Open b 2 kht late night??if hiNdi mrOn baNg jeep Or muLti cab ng late night?

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    1. hi! kung nabasa nio po ung blog post, hanggang 8:10 pm ang last trip. i suggest, you ride a taxi or use Grab to a bus terminal/stop that has buses going to your destination (ex. SM Makati in order to ride a bus going to Pacita). i usually do this when I am on a tight budget and has light baggage.

      hope it helps!

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  13. Hi.. A huge thanks for the info!

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  14. ask ko lang po kung may night trip from alabang to terminal 3..sa updated sked kasi hanggang 1pm lang nakalagay na last trip na..thank you po..

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    1. Hi! Thanks for reading this post. I am not sure now if they have, but ever since then, they haven't got a night trip from Alabang to NAIA3. I think because there are more passengers from the airport than in Alabang and they have limited number of buses during night time. If there are shuttle buses from big hotels like Resorts World or Okada in Alabang, maybe you can try those as they can be like an airport transfer 'coz they have routes to airport but I think you need to have a membership card.

      Anyway, i hope this helps. have a safe travel!

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  15. Anong buss po ung sskyan ppuntang naia?

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  16. May nigth trip po ba ng wednesday and thursday..? Vice versa po..? Thanks

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  17. Ask ko lng po bakit inalis na nila ang airport loop alabang to terminal 3 vice versa? Sobrang laking tulong samen araw araw ng ttravel paputang terminal.. Bka po sana maibalik na ninyo. Salamat

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  18. This is a life saver!!! Thank you for the very informative post.

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  19. Hi, apparently the service has been discontinued. Do you know if it's true?

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  20. ask ko lng if sa arrival area ang babaan., pano ako mkakapunta sa my departure area? first tiem ko kasi sasakay., thank you

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  21. Wala na pong hm trans airloop po?

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  22. Meron pa po ba bus papuntang alabang?kc commute lng ako di ako magpapasundo...para tipid

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  23. Hello readers! I am still waiting for the email of HM Transport and waiting for my team member to check it personally. But for now, I saw a post on Facebook about UBE Express. https://www.facebook.com/UbeExpress/photos/a.1135951799798831/2020046424722693/?type=3&theater

    They cater routes from NAIA Terminals 1,2,3, and 4 to the following:
    Alabang Town Center/South Park Bus Station
    Solenad, Nuvali/ Robinsons Tagapo
    Balibago Complex, Sta. Rosa Laguna

    Grand Prix/ Victory Liner (Psay)
    Entertainment City/ SM Mall of Asia
    Robinsons Place Manila (with Hotel Stops)
    Makati CIty (Parksquare)
    Araneta Center Cubao
    Robinsons Galleria Ortigas

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  24. meron parin po bang airport loop sa alabang?

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  25. Wala na ang airport loop sa starmall, nilipat sa Ayala Mall,South park every 2 hours ang alis.6am ang 1st trip.

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  26. Hello madam saan po naka parada yong bus papunta alabang?sa terminal 3 po ako baba...first time ko po uuwe..dh po ako,wala po magsundo sakin hindi sila marunong magbyahe😢

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