Araneta Center–Cubao MRT Station
Manila MRT Line 3
Araneta Center-Cubao Station
|Address||Epifanio de los Santos Avenue, Brgy. Socorro, Cubao, Quezon City|
|Connections||Transfer to MRT Line 2 via walkway.|
|Opened||December 15, 1999|
|Owned by||Metro Rail Transit Corporation|
Araneta Center–Cubao MRT Station, usually called Cubao MRT Station, is a station on the Manila Metro Rail Transit System Line 3 (MRT-3). Araneta Center-Cubao station is one of the many elevated stations that can be found on the line. The station is located in Cubao in Quezon City and is named because of its location in the district of the same name and its location near the famed Araneta Center, one of the Philippines' most recognized shopping centers.
The most recognizable landmark that the station is located at is Araneta Center, home to popular shopping malls such as Gateway Mall, Ali Mall and Farmers Plaza. The Araneta Center complex is also home to the Philippines' biggest stadium and concert venue, the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Also there is a Nice Hotel on the opposite side of the Farmers Plaza.
Express Train Service
|Code||Time||First Station||Succeeding Stations|
|3S||7:27 AM||North Avenue||Buendia, Ayala, Magallanes, Taft Avenue|
|3S||7:51 AM||North Avenue||Buendia, Ayala, Magallanes, Taft Avenue|
|3S||8:15 AM||North Avenue||Buendia, Ayala, Magallanes, Taft Avenue|
|3S||8:39 AM||North Avenue||Buendia, Ayala, Magallanes, Taft Avenue|
|3S||9:03 AM||North Avenue||Buendia, Ayala, Magallanes, Taft Avenue|
Due to its location at Araneta Center, Araneta Center-Cubao station is located in a major transportation hub. Provincial buses stop at the Araneta Center Bus Terminal within the complex, and jeepneys for various destinations all over Metro Manila and Rizal province, taxis and cycle rickshaws are available upon request. Traffic regulations, however, prohibit cycle rickshaws on EDSA and Aurora Boulevard.
The station is also the transfer point for commuters riding the Manila Light Rail Transit System Line 2, or MRT-2. It is connected to its namesake station on the Purple Line via a walkway that goes through the New Farmers Plaza, past the Smart Araneta Coliseum and to the station's entrance just outside the Gateway Mall.
|Platform A||← MRT Line 3 towards North Avenue|
|Platform B||→ MRT Line 3 towards Taft Avenue →|
|L2||Concourse||Faregates, Ticket Booths, Station Control, shops, Bridge to Farmers Plaza, Bridgeway/Mall Link to MRT-2 Araneta-Center Cubao Station|
|L1||Street Level||Farmer's Market, Farmer's Plaza, Nice Hotel|