Buendia MRT Station

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This article is about the MRT-3 station. For the PNR station, see Buendia railway station.
 Buendia 
Manila Metro Rail Transit System
MRT-3 Buendia Station Platform 1.jpg
Buendia Station
Location Epifanio de los Santos Avenue cor. Gil Puyat Avenue (Buendia).
Urdaneta, Makati
Owned by Department of Transportation and Communications
Metro Rail Transit Corporation
Line(s) MRT-3
Platforms Island platform
Tracks 2, 2 switch tracks
Construction
Structure type Concourse: Elevated
Platform area: Underground
Other information
Station code BU
History
Opened December 15, 1999
Services
Preceding station   Manila MRT   Following station
toward North Avenue
MRT-3
toward Taft Avenue

Buendia MRT Station (also known as Gil Puyat MRT Station) is a station on the Manila Metro Rail Transit System Line 3 (MRT-3). Buendia Station is one of the two underground stations that can be found on the line, the other being the Ayala station. The station lies near the Buendia Flyover and Gil Puyat Avenue (Buendia) in Makati. It is near Shell Bel-Air in the corner of Gil Puyat Avenue (Buendia), EDSA, and Zodiac Street.

It is the tenth station for trains headed to Taft Avenue and the fourth station for trains headed to North Avenue. It is the second to the last station south of Pasig River and is also the last underground station in the line before the line goes above ground at Guadalupe station.

Nearby landmarks[edit]

The station serves the Makati Central Business District and is the nearest station to the Department of Trade and Industry (Philippines), Department of Energy (Philippines), and Metropolitan Manila Development Authority offices; as well as the headquarters of major banks like Metropolitan Bank and Trust Company, Development Bank of the Philippines, Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation and Banco de Oro. Several Business process outsourcing (BPO) buildings line the avenue right outside the station including those of SM Cyberzone. Mandarin Oriental and Frasier Place hotels are also nearby. The famous Makati Avenue and Jupiter Street entertainment districts as well as Century Properties can also be accessed from this station via taxi or jeepneys.

Transportation links[edit]

Buendia MRT Station has jeepneys, buses, and taxicabs outside the station. Jeepneys that leave from the station head along Gil Puyat Avenue (Buendia) for western Makati City, the Central Business District, and Pasay City.

Express Train Service[edit]

Code Time First Station Succeeding Stations
3N 5:23 PM Taft Avenue Araneta Center-Cubao, GMA-Kamuning, Quezon Avenue, North Avenue
3N 5:47 PM Taft Avenue Araneta Center-Cubao, GMA-Kamuning, Quezon Avenue, North Avenue
3N 6:11 PM Taft Avenue Araneta Center-Cubao, GMA-Kamuning, Quezon Avenue, North Avenue
3N 6:35 PM Taft Avenue Araneta Center-Cubao, GMA-Kamuning, Quezon Avenue, North Avenue
3N 6:59 PM Taft Avenue Araneta Center-Cubao, GMA-Kamuning, Quezon Avenue, North Avenue


Station layout[edit]

L1 Overpass Forbes Park, Urdaneta Village
L1 Concourse Faregates, Ticketing booths, Station control, Shops
B1
Platforms
Platform MRT Line 3 towards North Avenue
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Platform MRT Line 3 towards Taft Avenue

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 14°33′15.13″N 121°02′02.74″E / 14.5542028°N 121.0340944°E / 14.5542028; 121.0340944