How to get to UP Diliman

Via C-5/Katipunan Avenue

a. For those with private vehicles:

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  • From the South, take C-5 and go straight ahead.
  • After crossing Kalayaan Avenue, Makati, take the bridge past the elevated the u-turn.
  • Go further ahead and take the flyover that crosses Ortigas Avenue. This flyover is just past Tiendesitas, which is on the left side. Go straight ahead.
  • Take the Libis flyover and then take the tunnel, which is on the left side.
  • You are now along Katipunan Avenue. Drive along and take the Katipunan flyover.
  • Upon getting off the flyover, you will see the Ateneo de Manila University to your right. Go straight ahead and turn left at the traffic light, which is just past Miriam College, the La Vista gate, and Petron.
  • You are now along CP Garcia Avenue. Drive along the avenue and turn right at the end.
  • You are now along the University Avenue. Straight ahead is a checkpoint where you can ask for directions to the specific building you wish to go to.

b. For commuters:

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  • Except for taxis, there is no other public transport that will take you to UP Diliman via C-5. If you are taking a cab, use the route for private vehicles described above.
  • If you are coming from Marcos Highway or Aurora Boulevard, whether by jeep or fx, get off at Katipunan Avenue. You will see the jeepney terminal under the Katipunan flyover. Ride the jeep that goes inside the UP campus. Be sure to ask which ones enter the campus as there are jeeps that will only drop you off at the Magsaysay Gate because they are not allowed inside UP.
  • If you are coming from areas served by the LRT-2, take the train and get off at the Katipunan Station. Walk to the corner of Katipunan Avenue and Aurora Boulevard. You will pass St. Bridget School. You will see the jeepney terminal under the Katipunan flyover. Ride the jeep that goes inside the UP campus. Be sure to ask which ones enter the campus as there are jeeps that will only drop you off at the Magsaysay Gate because they are not allowed inside UP.

Via Philcoa

a. For those with private vehicles:

  • If you are coming from the South (Makati, Mandaluyong, San Juan, etc.) via EDSA, turn right at East Avenue. Go straight and turn right at the end. You are now along the Elliptical Road. It goes around the Quezon City Memorial Circle. There are street signs along the Elliptical Road. Turn right at Commonwealth Avenue. The entrance to the campus is just beyond the commercial complex to your right. The entrance also bears a University of the Philippines marker. Straight ahead is a checkpoint where you can ask for directions to the specific building you wish to go to.

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  • If you are coming from the North (Novaliches, Caloocan, etc.) take North Avenue. Go straight until you reach the Elliptical Road. It goes around the Quezon City Memorial Circle. There are street signs along the Elliptical Road. Turn right at Commonwealth Avenue. The entrance to the campus is just beyond the commercial complex to your right. The entrance also bears a University of the Philippines marker. Straight ahead is a checkpoint where you can ask for directions to the specific building you wish to go to.
  • If you are coming from Manila, take Quezon Avenue. Go straight until you reach the Elliptical Road. It goes around the Quezon City Memorial Circle. There are street signs along the Elliptical Road. Turn right at Commonwealth Avenue. The entrance to the campus is just beyond the commercial complex to your right. The entrance also bears a University of the Philippines marker. Straight ahead is a checkpoint where you can ask for directions to the specific building you wish to go to.
  • If you are coming from Fairview, go straight along Commonwealth Avenue until you reach the Elliptical Road. When allowed, you can make a u-turn to go to the campus. If it is not allowed, you have to turn right and drive along the Elliptical Road. Turn right at Commonwealth Avenue. The entrance to the campus is just beyond the commercial complex to your right. The entrance also bears a University of the Philippines marker. Straight ahead is a checkpoint where you can ask for directions to the specific building you wish to go to.

b. For commuters:

  • Take a bus, jeep, or fx going to Fairview. They ply the route on Commonwealth Avenue. Ask the driver to drop you off at Philcoa. There are jeeps that enter the UP campus from there.
  • If your area is near the MRT, take the train and get off at the Quezon Avenue Station. There are jeeps that go inside the UP campus from there.
  • If you are near SM City North EDSA or Trinoma, there are terminals with jeeps to the UP campus from there.
  • If you are coming from Fairview, take a bus, jeep, or fx that plies the route on Commonwealth Avenue and ask the driver to drop you off at Philcoa. Cross the footbridge to the commercial complex. There are jeeps bound for UP from there.

You might also want to look at the Campus Maps

 


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