Kampong Glam is a historic locality in Singapore. Rich in culture, heritage and also fashion, Kampong Glam is a must travel destination for tourists. It has iconic landmarks such as the Sultan’s Mosque and the Malay Heritage Centre that delves into the history of Malaysian Singaporeans. From authentic arab street food and perfumes to chic fashion stores that has styles you’ll never find elsewhere. Kampong Glam has it all! Here’s how to get to Kampong Glam if you’re coming from Chinatown, Little India or Orchard.


How to get to Kampong Glam from Chinatown

By MRT

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Start at Chinatown (DT19)(Blue), take the Downtown Line (towards Bukit Panjang ⑪),

After 5 stops,

Chinatown (DT19)(Blue)
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Telok Ayer (DT18)(Blue)
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Downtown (DT17)(Blue)
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Bayfront (DT16)(Blue)
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Promenade (DT15)(Blue)
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Arrive at destination : Bugis (DT14).(Blue)

The cost of the ticket is about $1.60 if you buy a ticket at the ticket counter.
The time taken to reach Bugis MRT is 12 minutes.
From Bugis to Kampong Glam is a 800m distance and you can walk it as it will take you 10 minutes.

By Bus

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Take the Line 197 bus from the Bus stop at People’s Park Complex and get down at Stamford Primary School stop.
Walk for about 5 more minutes and you will reach Istana Kampong Glam.
The time taken to reach Little India is 15 mins.

  • The estimated price to reach Little India by Bus is  $1.90

By Cab

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Estimated fare for this trip is S$ 7.33
Duration: 3 min.

How to get to Kampong Glam from Orchard

 

By MRT

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Start at Orchard (NS22)(Red), take the North-South Line (towards Marina South Pier ⑤),

After 3 stops,

Orchard (NS22)(Red)
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Somerset (NS23)(Red)
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Dhoby Ghaut (NS24)(Red)
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Alight at City Hall (NS25)(Red), change to East West Line (EW13)(Green) (towards Pasir Ris ①),
After 1 stop,
City Hall (EW13)(Green)
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Arrive at destination : Bugis (EW12)(Green).

The cost of the ticket is $1.60 if you buy a ticket at the ticket counter.
The time taken to reach Bugis MRT is 15 minutes.
From Bugis to Kampong Glam is a 800m distance and you can walk it as it will take you 10 minutes.

By Bus

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You can take the following buses – 175, 7 and NR7 bus from the Bus stop at Lucky Plaza and get down at Stamford Primary School stop.
Walk for about 5 more minutes and you will reach Istana Kampong Glam.
The time taken to reach Kampong Glam is 14 mins.

  • The estimated price to reach Kampong Glam by Bus ranges from $0.79 to $3.

By Cab

Estimated fare for this trip ranges from S$ 7.34 to S$9
Duration: 4 min.

How to get to Kampong Glam from Little India

 

By Train

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Start at Little India (DT12)(Blue), take the Downtown Line (towards Expo ⑫),

After 2 stops,

Little India (DT12)(Blue)
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Rochor (DT13)(Blue)
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Arrive at destination : Bugis (DT14)(Blue).

The cost of the ticket is $1.40 if you buy a ticket at the ticket counter.
The time taken to reach Bugis MRT is 6 minutes.
From Bugis to Kampong Glam is a 800m distance and you can walk it as it will take you 10 minutes.


By Bus

There are no buses from Little India to Kampong Glam.

By Cab

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

By Walk

You can actually walk from Little India to Kampong glam because it’s a distance of 1.2 km and will take you 15 minutes.

In Singapore, although the transport system is really well set-up and convenient, it’s essential to work in Singapore. Native Singaporeans walk a lot in their day to day lives. But Singapore is best experienced by walking and discovering.

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