How to get to Fort Canning from Chinatown, Little India, Orchard and Kampong Glam

Fort Canning Park is a must visit destination for people who live history, nature or just want to enjoy a day out in Singapore. Filled with amazing walking trails and rich history of the British presence in Singapore, Fort Canning is a must visit place when you are on holiday in Singapore.

So how do we get to Fort Canning?

We’ve chosen four popular locations that people are likely to travel from.

  • Chinatown
  • Orchard
  • Little India
  • Kampong Glam

 

How to get to Fort Canning Park from Chinatown

The distance from Chinatown to Fort Canning is a distance of 1.4 kilometres and you can take the MRT or a Bus or a Cab.

By MRT

Start at Chinatown (DT19)(Blue), take the Downtown Line (towards Expo ⑫),
After 1 stop,
Chinatown (DT19)(Blue)
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Arrive at destination : Fort Canning (DT20)(Blue).

The cost of the ticket is $1.40 if you buy a ticket at the ticket counter.
The time taken to reach Fort Canning MRT  is 12 minutes.

 

By Bus

The following buses can be boarded to reach Fort Canning Hill

  • 12(SBS)
  • 197(SBS)
  • 2(SBS)
  • 61(SMRT)

Get on at Hong Lim Park and get off at Armenian Church.
The time taken to reach Fort Canning is 3 mins.

  • The estimated price to reach Little India by Bus is  S$0.79 to S$3.

 

By Cab

Estimated fare for this trip is S$5 to S$6.
Duration: 1 min.

 

How to get to Fort Canning Park from Orchard

The distance from Orchard to Fort Canning is a distance of 1.4 kilometres and you can take the MRT or a Bus or a Cab.

By MRT

Start at Orchard (NS22)(Red), take the North South Line (towards Marina South Pier ⑤),
After 2 stops,
Orchard (NS22)(Red)
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Somerset (NS23)(Red)
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Alight at Dhoby Ghaut (NS24)(Red), change to North East Line (NE6)(Purple) (towards HarbourFront ⑥),
After 2 stops,
Dhoby Ghaut (NE6)(Purple)
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Clarke Quay (NE5)(Purple)
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Alight at Chinatown (NE4)(Purple), change to Downtown Line (DT19)(Blue) (towards Expo ⑫),
After 1 stop,
Chinatown (DT19)(Blue)
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Arrive at destination : Fort Canning (DT20)(Blue).

The cost of the ticket is $1.60 if you buy a ticket at the ticket counter.
The time taken to reach Fort Canning MRT is 26 minutes


By Bus

The following buses can be boarded to reach Fort Canning Hill

  • 123(SBS)
  • 143(SBS)
  • 167(SMRT)
  • 77(SMRT)

Get on at Tang Plaza and get off at Rendezvous Grand Hotel.
The time taken to reach Fort Canning is 3 mins.

  • The estimated price to reach Fort Canning by Bus is  S$0.79 to S$3


By Cab

Estimated fare for this trip is S$6.75 to S$8.14
Duration: 3 min.

 

How to get to Fort Canning Park from Little India

The distance from Little India to Fort Canning is a distance of 3.4 kilometres and you can take the MRT or a Bus or a Cab.

 

By MRT

Start at Little India (NE7)(Purple), take the North East Line (towards HarbourFront ⑥),
After 3 stops,
Little India (NE7)(Purple)
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Dhoby Ghaut (NE6)(Purple)
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Clarke Quay (NE5)(Purple)
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Alight at Chinatown (NE4)(Purple), change to Downtown Line (DT19)(Blue) (towards Expo ⑫),
After 1 stop,
Chinatown (DT19)(Blue)
||
Arrive at destination : Fort Canning (DT20)(Blue).

The cost of the ticket is $1.60 if you buy a ticket at the ticket counter.
The time taken to reach Fort Canning MRT  is 17 minutes


By Bus

The following buses can be boarded to reach Fort Canning Hill

  • 139(SBS)
  • 147(SBS)
  • 64(SBS)
  • 857(SMRT)

Get on at Veerasamy and get off at Singapore Management University.
The time taken to reach Fort Canning is 6 mins.

  • The estimated price to reach Fort Canning by Bus is  S$1.90 to S$3.17

 

By Cab

Estimated fare for this trip is S$6.55 to S$7.94
Duration: 3 min.

 

How to get to Fort Canning Park from Kampong Glam

The distance from Kampong Glam to Fort Canning is a distance of 2.1 kilometres and you can take the MRT or a Bus or a Cab.

 

By MRT

Start at Bugis (DT14)(Blue), take the Downtown Line (towards Expo ⑫),
After 6 stops,
Bugis (DT14)(Blue)
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Promenade (DT15)(Blue)
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Bayfront (DT16)(Blue)
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Downtown (DT17)(Blue)
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Telok Ayer (DT18)(Blue)
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Chinatown (DT19)(Blue)
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Arrive at destination : Fort Canning (DT20)(Blue)

The cost of the ticket is $1.60 if you buy a ticket at the ticket counter.
The time taken to reach Fort Canning MRT  is 14 minutes

 

By Bus

The following buses can be boarded to reach Fort Canning Hill

  • 175
  • 7

Get on at Before Sultan Mosque and get off at Capitol building.
The time taken to reach Fort Canning is 6 mins.

  • The estimated price to reach Fort Canning by Bus is  S$1.90


By Cab

Estimated fare for this trip is S$5.56 to S$6.75
Duration: 2 min.

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