Looking west towards Ortigas Center from IPI
|Length:||15.5 km (9.6 mi)|
|West end:||Granada Street and Santolan Road in San Juan|
| Epifanio de los Santos Avenue in Quezon City
C-5 Road and Dr. Sixto Antonio Avenue in Pasig
Felx Avenue and Bonifacio Avenue in Cainta, Rizal
Manila East Road in Taytay, Rizal
|East end:||L. Sumulong Memorial Circle in Antipolo|
|Major cities:||San Juan, Mandaluyong, Quezon City and Pasig in Metro Manila and Antipolo in Rizal|
|Towns:||Cainta and Taytay in Rizal|
|Highways | Expressways|
The Ortigas Avenue is a 15.5-kilometre (9.6 mi) highway traversing through the eastern part of Metro Manila and the western part of Rizal province. It is one of the busiest highways in Metro Manila, with more traffic than Epifanio de los Santos Avenue.
The western terminus of the highway is at San Juan City. The highway then traverses through Ortigas Center and along the cities of Mandaluyong, Quezon City and Pasig, followed by the municipalities of Cainta and Taytay, ending in the city of Antipolo.
Ortigas Avenue starts as a physical continuation of Granada Street past Bonny Serrano Avenue in Quezon City. It then passes Greenhills Shopping Center, San Juan and the back of Wack Wack Golf and Country Club. It crosses EDSA at the EDSA-Ortigas Interchange and runs through Ortigas Center, making a slight curve on Meralco Avenue. The avenue soon cuts through Ugong enters Pasig and crosses Circumferential Road 5 at the C5-Ortigas Interchange. Past C-5-Ortigas Interchange, it is called Ortigas Avenue Extension. It soon crosses Marikina River and Manggahan Floodway, partially becomes a single carriageway and changing back into a dual carriageway, and then enters Cainta, Rizal past SM City East Ortigas (formerly Ever Gotesco Ortigas). It crosses A. Bonifacio and Imelda Avenue at Cainta Junction, the original starting point of Manila East Road. Then it continues to Antipolo and passes over the Kaytikling Junction with Taytay Diversion Road to Manila East Road. Past Kaytikling, it follows a winding route to Antipolo, passing through some residential subdivisions before it ends at L. Sumulong Memorial Circle near Rizal Provincial Capitol. It then continues to downtown Antipolo as P. Oliveros Street, which ends near the Shrine of Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage.
List of intersections (Eastbound)
|Santolan Road and Granada Street Intersection||San Juan||Leads to Santolan Road that passes through San Juan; turning left goes through the Ortigas Center business district, while turning right is towards Aurora Boulevard in Quezon City.|
|EDSA–Ortigas Interchange||Quezon City||EDSA goes to Mandaluyong, Makati, and Pasay (Southbound) and Cubao (Northbound). Several landmarks and buildings can be found in this intersection including Robinsons Galleria, the EDSA Shrine and the Blas F. Ople Building housing the Philippine Overseas Employment Agency.|
|Circumferential Road 5–Ortigas Avenue Interchange.||Pasig||This intersection goes to Libis, Eastwood City, Marikina City,and other parts in Quezon City (via the northbound lane) and the city of Taguig (via the southbound lane). Frontera Verde and the Christ's Commission Fellowship (CCF) Center are the landmarks here.|
|Dr. Sixto Antonio Avenue Intersection|
|Felix Avenue and Bonifacio Avenue (Cainta) Junction||Cainta||This intersection goes to Pasig and Marikina (via the Felix Avenue Intersection and the Marikina–Infanta Highway). Robinsons Place Cainta is the first Robinsons mall in Rizal province that can be found in this intersection.|
|Taytay Diversion Road (Manila East Road) (Tikling) Junction||Taytay||This intersection goes to Laguna Province.|
|Sumulong Memorial Circle||Antipolo||This is the eastern terminus of the highway. Left goes to the city proper.|