8 Motorcycle and Taxi Apps in the Philippines
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8 Motorcycle and Taxi Apps in the Philippines

Driving through the Philippines’ infamous bumper-to-bumper traffic can be stressful and overwhelming, even for locals. If you can’t be bothered to go through this experience, you’re better off booking a motorcycle or taxi.

Here’s a roundup of the available motorcycle and taxi apps in the Philippines to make your travel experience easier and more enjoyable. 

1. Grab

(Image Source: Grab)

Website: https://www.grab.com/ph/ 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GrabPH/?brand_redir=230076207144371 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/grab_ph/ 

Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.grabtaxi.passenger&hl=en&gl=US 

iOs: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/grab-taxi-ride-food-delivery/id647268330 

Operating Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Available In: Bacolod, Baguio, Balanga, Batangas City, Binalonan, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Dagupan City, Davao City, Dumaguete City, General Santos City, Iligan City, Iloilo, Koronadal City, Legazpi City, Lipa City, Manila, Naga, Olongapo City, Pampanga, Pangasinan, Tacloban City, Tagum City, and Tarlac

Grab is an all-in-one platform that encompasses various services, such as ride-hailing, grocery and food delivery, and cashless payment options. It is the most popular motorcycle and taxi app in the Philippines. 

It has a wide range of vehicles available, including bikes, motorcycles, taxis, cars, and even vans. It is one of the most convenient and affordable ways to get around the Philippines because it allocates and offers the nearest vehicle to get you there faster. 

Pro Tip:

  • Use the “GrabPay” e-wallet feature to pay for your rides without cash.


(Image Source: Angkas)

Website: https://www.angkas.com/ 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AngkasPH 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/angkasph/ 

Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.angkas.passenger 

iOs: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/angkas-book-motorcycle-drive/id1169344958 

Operating Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Available In: Caloocan City, Las Piñas, Makati, Malabon, Mandaluyong, Manila, Marikina, Muntinlupa, Navotas, Parañaque, Pasay City, Pasig, Pateros, Quezon City, San Juan, Taguig, and Valenzuela

Angkas is a motorcycle ride-hailing platform that assists Filipinos in getting around Metro Manila, one of the world’s most congested cities. It is popular because it provides quick and affordable transportation for commuters who need to beat the traffic. 

Additionally, Angkas offers “padala”, a same-day delivery service for parcels, complete with real-time tracking to ensure efficient and timely deliveries.

Pro Tip:

  • For added comfort and hygiene, consider purchasing and using your own helmet when riding with Angkas, as wearing a helmet is mandatory for all passengers.

3. maxim 

(Image Source: maxim)

Website: https://taximaxim.com/ph/en/7513-cebu/order-a-taxi-online 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/maxim.Philippines/ 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/maxim_philippines/ 

Android:  https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.taxsee.taxsee 

iOs: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/maxim-order-taxi-delivery/id579985456 

Operating Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Available In: Angeles, Bacolod, Bago, Batangas, Butuan, Cabanatuan, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Cotabato, Danao, Davao, Digos, Dipolog, General Santos, Iligan, Iloilo

Ipil, Koronadal, Legazpi, Lipa, Lucena, Manila, Marawi, Naga, Olongapo, Ozamiz, Pagadian, Puerto Princesa, Roxas, San Pablo, San Pedro, Surigao, Tacloban, Tacurong, Tagbilaran, Tagum, Tarlac, and Zamboanga

Maxim is a versatile global service offering taxi, car, and delivery options in the Philippines and various other countries. Through their user-friendly app or website, you can order various types of rides; from taxis and minivans to even buses and trucks. 

They also provide convenient “pabili” services that enable you to request a rider to purchase and deliver food and other necessities, as well as helper manpower for assistance with loading, unloading, and heavy lifting.

Pro Tip:

  • Use the “Maxim Vouchers” feature to redeem discounts on rides.

4. JoyRide PH

JoyRide PH
(Image Source: JoyRide Superapp)

Website: https://joyride.com.ph/ 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JoyRidePhilippines 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/joyridephilippines/ 

Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.joyride.rider 

iOs: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/joyride-book-car-and-mc-taxi/id1482083123 

Operating Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Available In: Baguio, Bulacan, Cavite, Cebu, Laguna, Manila, and Rizal

Locally developed and initially launched as a motorcycle taxi service in 2019, JoyRide PH is now a super app offering a variety of services.

Aside from motorcycle taxis, it now provides other ride-hailing services via JoyRide Car and Taxi Cab, delivery via JoyRide Delivery and Happy Move, and e-commerce conveniences via JR Mall and Buy Load. 

Pro Tip:

  • Stay updated and save money by following JoyRide PH’s Facebook page for exclusive promo codes and discounts.


(Image Source: Move It)

Website: https://moveit.com.ph/home/ 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/moveitphil/ 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/moveitph/ 

Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.moveit.app.customer 

iOs: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/move-it-now/id1481198245 

Operating Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Available In: Cainta, Makati, Malabon, Mandaluyong, Manila, Navotas, North Caloocan, Paranaque, Pasay, Pasig, Pateros, Quezon City, San Juan, Taguig, Taytay, and Valenzuela

Move It is a ride-booking platform that provides budget-friendly motorcycle-taxi rides. To ensure convenient pick-up and drop-off, they created “Move It Booking Booths” located all over Metro Manila. 

You can save 50% on rides by booking them from their Booking Booths. Check out the list of active Booking Booths on their website.

Pro Tip:

  • As a first-time subscriber, don’t forget to enable notifications to enjoy a 50% discount on your first two rides.


(Image Source: OWTO Philippines)

Website:  https://owtoph.com/ 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/owtophilippines/ 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/owtophilippines/ 

Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.owtoph.riderv2 

iOs: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/owto/id1377014412 

Operating Hours:  24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Available In: Bulacan, Caloocan,  Cavite, Malabon, Metro Manila, Navotas, Rizal, and Valenzuela City

OWTO is a local ride-sharing company’s transportation service app that provides affordable and fair prices with a variety of vehicle options, including hatchbacks, sedans, subcompacts, and 7-seaters (SUVs).

With OWTO, you can make your trips more affordable by earning free ride credits for referring friends or participating in their promotions.

Pro Tip:

  • Schedule your ride in advance by using OWTO’s  “Advance Booking” feature.

7. snappy

(Image Source: Snappy)

Website: https://snappy.cab/ 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/snappycustomer 

Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.aztech.snappycab.driver 

iOs: https://apps.apple.com/ph/app/snappy-customer/id1466210568 

Operating Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Available In: Bacolod City, Cagayan De Oro City, Cebu City, Davao City, Iloilo City,  Metro Manila, Pampanga, and Pangasinan 

Snappy, an All-Filipino ride-hailing and ridesharing app, provides a wide range of vehicle options, including regular sedans, mini-sedans, hatchbacks, SUVs, and luxury vehicles. 

They claim that they offer the lowest rates in the Metro, starting at only P5 per kilometer.

Pro Tip:

  • If you and your friends are heading in the same direction, use Snappy’s “car-barkada” feature for a convenient and cost-effective trip together.

8. inDrive

(Image Source: inDrive)

Website: https://indrive.com/en/home/ 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/indrive.philippines 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/indrive.ph/ 

Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=sinet.startup.inDriver 

iOs: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/indrive-save-on-longer-rides/id780125801 

Operating Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Available In: Metro Manila, Cebu, Davao, Bacolod, and Baguio

InDriver, now known as InDrive, is an offer-your-price mobility app that provides fair deals for rides, deliveries, and shopping. 

With this app, you can set the fare and choose your ride based on the driver’s price offer, the best deal, rating, number of completed trips, car model, and pickup time. 

Pro Tip:

  • Use the “Share Your Ride” feature to let your friends or family members track your ride in real-time. 

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