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Tourist Attractions & Nearest MRT Stations


In this blog post I will talk about which stations you should use to get to the various tourist attractions in Singapore. I have grouped the stations in terms of geographical locations. For each station name, I will use the colour codes according to the train lines the MRT station is on.

Red - North/South

Green - East/West

Brown - Thomson East Coast

Blue - Downtown

Purple - Northeast

Orange - Circle

To help you along, please download the MRT map here.


How to get the MRT Ezlink Card if you choose not to use your Credit Card. Video Link.

How to get the Singapore Tourist Pass. Video Link.


CENTRAL


Bayfront (Blue/Orange) - Gardens by the Bay/Marina Bay Sands 


Gardens by the Bay (Brown)- Satay By the Bay/Marina Barrage (great for sunrise)


Marina South Pier (Red) - Singapore Cruise Center / South Island Cruise Center (for Lazarus Island)


Promenade (Blue/Orange) - Singapore Flyer / Marina Square / Suntec City


Esplanade (Orange) - Esplanade / Marina Square / Suntec City


Raffles Place (Red /Green) - CapitaSpring Observation Deck / Market Street Hawker Center / Lau Pa Sat / Merlion / Empress Place / Asian Civilisation Museum / The Arcade (Currency Exchange)


Telok Ayer (Blue) - Amoy Street Hawker Center (most Michelin Bib Gourmand) / Thian Hock Keng Temple (oldest) / Yakun Kaya Toast @ China Square 


Maxwell (Brown) - Buddha Tooth Relic Temple / Maxwell Market for Chicken Rice / Club Street (Nightlife)


Tanjong Pagar (Green) - Conservation Area with Boutique Hotels / Korean & Japanese Grill / Hawker Center


City Hall (Red/Green) - National Art Gallery / St Andrew’s Cathedral / CHIJMES (Nightlife) / Raffles Hotel


Clarke Quay (Purple) - Clarke Quay (Nightlife) / Singapore river cruise (around the bay)


Harbourfront (Purple/Orange) - Sentosa / Ferry to Batam Indonesia / Vivocity Mall / Mount Faber / Southern Ridge Trail / Henderson Wave 


Chinatown (Purple) - Chinatown 



EAST


Bugis (Green/Blue) - Kampong Gelam / Andaz (Mr Stork rooftop bar) / The Atlas Gothic Bar / Haji Lane (Nightlife) / Goddes of Mercy Temple


Aljunied (Green) - Geylang (red light district / Supper central) 


Paya Lebar (Green) - Malay Enclave (visit during Ramadan/Hari Raya)


Bedok (Green) - Nearest Hawker Center for the local experience


Tanah Merah (Green) - Change to East-West Line from Airport 


Expo (Green/Blue) - Changi City Point Factory Outlets / Change to Downtown Line from Airport


Pasir Ris (Green) - Wet Wet Wild Water Theme Park


Dakota (Orange) - Old Airport Road Hawker Center (one of the best)


Stadium (Orange) - Singapore Sports Hub Stadium / Kallang Basin



NORTH


Orchard (Red/Brown) -  Orchard Road Shopping Street


Somerset (Red) -  Orchard Road Shopping Street / Killiney Road food


Dhoby Ghaut (Red/Purple) - Fort Canning Park / Fort Canning Instagram Tunnel / Battle Box


Fort Canning (Blue) - Fort Canning Park


Newton (Red) - Newton Circus Hawker Center (Crazy Rich Asians shooting location)


Khatib (Red) - Shuttle Bus to Singapore Zoo 


Woodlands (Red/Brown) - Public Bus to Johor Bahru


Kranji (Red) - Public Bus to Johor Bahru / Sungei Buloh Nature Park


Woodlands North (Brown) - Woodlands Waterpark


Caldecott (Brown/Orange) - Macritchie Reservoir


Upper Thomson (Orange) - Macritchie Treetop Walk Trail Head


Napier (Brown) - Access to the Heritage part of Singapore Botanical Gardens / Singapore National Orchid Garden 



NORTHEAST


Little India (Purple) - Little India / Tekka Market (Indian Food Galore)


Farrer Park (Purple) - Mustafa (unique shopping experience)


Punggol (Purple) - Singapore largest man-made river / Model Housing Estate / Coney Island trail



WEST


Tiong Bahru (Green) - Tiong Bahru Conservation Area / Hipster Cafe / Hawker Center (best for breakfast)


Havelock (Brown) - Alternative access point to Tiong Bahru / Robertson Quay


Bukit Gombak (Red) - Little Guilin Park


Jurong East (Red/Green) - IMM Factory Outlet


Chinese Garden (Green) - Chinese Garden / Japanese Garden (both under renovation)


Lakeside (Green) - Jurong Lakeside Park


Tuas Link (Green) - Raffles Marina Lighthouse (best spot for Sunset)


Beauty World (Blue) - Bukit Timah Hill / Bukit Timah Hawker Center


Hillview (Blue) - Dairy Farm Nature Park with Singapore Quarry


Haw Par Villa (Orange) - Haw Par Villa Park


Holland Village (Orange) - Holland Village (Nightlife)


Botanic Gardens (Blue) - Access to the new part of the Singapore Botanical Gardens (use Napier Station for faster access to the Heritage part) / Adam Road Hawker center (Nasi Lemak)


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