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Filipino Phrases to Get Around

Before you go on your next vacation to Philippines or any Filipino speaking country, it’s really a good plan to check several necessary Filipino travel terms and expressions. Regardless if this different language isn’t really your powerful suit, and you’re positive most people can’t get around by with only English. Learn More

Knowing one or two travel related words and phrases in Filipino when getting trains and finding out exactly how much is the ticket in Filipino goes far in aiding your verbal exchanges with the locals, especially with the ones from an older generation who’re significantly less accustomed to English language. More..
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Getting Bus and Trains in Filipino

How much is a ticket to _____?Magkano ang tiket papuntang _____? (mahg-KAH-noh ahng TEE-keht pah-poon-TAHNG____?)
How much is the fare to _____?Magkano ang pamasahe sa ______? (mahg-KAH-noh ahng pah-mah-SAH-heh sah____?)
One ticket to _____, please.Bigyan mo ako ng isang ticket papuntang _____. (BEEG-yahn moh AH-koh nahng EE-sahng TEE-keht pah-POON-tahng_______)
Where does this train/bus go?Saan patungo ang tren/bus na ito? (SAH ahn pah-TOON-goh ahng trehn/boos nah EE-toh?)
Where is the train/bus to _____?Nasaan ang tren/bus na patungong _____? (nah-SAH ahn ahng trehn/boos nah pah-TOON-gohng______?)
Does this train/bus stop in _____?Hihinto ba ang tren/bus na ito sa _____? (hee-HEEN-toh bah ahng trehn/boos nah EE-toh sah______?)
I'm going to take a ( bus/jeepney/taxi)Sasakay ako ng (bus/jeep/taxi). (sah-SAH-kai AH-koh nahng)
When does the train/bus for _____ leave?Kailan aalis ang tren/bus papuntang_____? (KAH ee-lahn AH ah-lees ahng trehn/boos pah-POON-tahng_______?)
What time is this bus going to leave?Anong oras aalis itong bus? (AH-nohng krahs ah AH-lees EE-tohng boos?)
When will this train/bus arrive in _____?Kailan darating yung bus na ito sa _____? (kah EE-lahn dah-RAH-teeng yoong boos nah EE-toh sah______?)
What time will the bus arrive?Anong oras darating ang bus? (AH-nohng OH-rahs dah-RAH-teeng ahng boos?)
One/Two/Three etc. to ____ (When paying the fare for number of people)Isa/Dalawa/Tatlo papuntang _____ ( insert the destination here)
Stop!!! (to get off the jeepney/bus)Para!!!! (PA-rah)
How much is the fare to _____?Magkano ang pamasahe papuntang _____ (...)
Sir(driver) Where's my change?Mama, nasaan ang sukli ko? ( Mam-ma na-sa-an ang sooklee ko)
Can you drop me off at ____?Maari niyo ba akong ibababa sa ____?

Select the links directly below to find out a list of practical Filipino holiday phrases that are structured by theme. For each holiday word or phrase in Filipino, you will see the English translation.

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