Reach Bedok Interchange Hawker Centre super fast using this comprehensive guide.
Welcome to the complete guide on how to get to Bedok Interchange Hawker Centre by MRT.
This article will outline each step you can take to reach this popular food centre conveniently located in Bedok.
There are some clear benefits of taking the MRT to get here. First, you won’t have to worry about parking a vehicle when you arrive. Bedok is a busy place, so it’s convenient to bypass the time and headaches associated with getting a parking place there. If you take the MRT to Bedok Interchange Hawker Centre, you will also avoid traffic along the way, saving you considerable time if you stay downtown near Marina Bay.
When you take the MRT to specific points of interest in Singapore, you might have to walk or take a connecting bus to reach your destination.
Fortunately, Bedok Interchange Hawker Centre is right beside the nearest station, making it a super easy and affordable place to visit using MRT. You won’t need to step foot in a vehicle the entire time, and you won’t even break a sweat walking to it from the nearest station.
Eating at Bedok Interchange Hawker Centre
A trip to Bedok isn’t complete without enjoying a delicious meal at Bedok Interchange Hawker Centre! According to over 1000 reviews, visitors love this hawker centre for its delicious food, wide selection, and comfortable ventilation.
As you might expect, Bedok Interchange Hawker Centre has tons of stalls to choose from and really affordable prices. People love the portion sizes here for the price. A meal here should cost you a fraction of a foodcourt meal in a mall or a restaurant meal with service.
Due to its popularity, it gets crowded at Bedok Interchange Hawker Centre during peak hours.
According to reviews from repeat customers, Bedok Interchange Hawker Centre has improved over the years. It’s cleaner than before and more delicious dishes are available.
Some of the most popular food choices at Bedok Interchange Hawker Centre include:
Nasi Goreng Ayam
Fried Carrot Cake
Soon Kueh and Png Kueh
Curry Chicken Noodle
Char Kway Teow
Ma La Xiang Guo
Bedok Interchange Hawker Centre is also busy because of its location relative to the MRT and the transport interchange. It’s within walking distance of several shopping and community centres, and residential buildings surround it.
Getting to Bedok Interchange Hawker Centre using MRT
Step 1: Find the closest MRT Station in Singapore.
When heading to Bedok Interchange Hawker Centre or other places in Singapore, it’s essential to save time and money.
Fortunately, the MRT network is well developed, with lines servicing most areas of Singapore.
We suggest staying at a place where you can simply walk to the MRT. You will eliminate the need to use a vehicle and save money getting around.
And let’s face it, who wants to pay for parking or taxi fees every time you want to go somewhere?
There are tons of hotels in Singapore that are ideally beside stations, and here are two of them that we recommend based on verified guest reviews and their strategic location.
Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore – 2 minutes from City Hall Station
The Fullerton Hotel Singapore – 2 minutes to Raffles Place Station
Some of the most popular areas to stay in the city include Chinatown, Bugis, Marina Bay, Sentosa, Geylang and Little India.
Learn More: Best Area to Stay in Singapore
Step 2: Plan your MRT route to Bedok Interchange Hawker Centre.
The most convenient station to reach Bedok Interchange Hawker Centre via MRT is Bedok Station (EW5).
Bedok Station (EW5) is a popular stop on Singapore’s East-West Line, which is Green on the metro map throughout the city.
When you are planning your trip to Bedok Interchange Hawker Centre, take note of interchange stations that are relevant on the way.
Paya Lebar and Tampines are two popular interchange examples.
Paya Lebar connects passengers travelling on the Circle Line with the East-West Line,
Tampines Station connects the Downtown and East-West Line.
Take a look at your starting point and plan any transfers using the metro map in your starting station.
Step 3: Purchase your MRT card to access Bedok Station.
You will have to decide what kind of metro card you want to use in Singapore’s MRT.
There are two main options when heading to Bedok Interchange Hawker Centre:
- Stored Value Cards
- Singapore Tourist Passes
The big difference between these cards is that stored value cards are designed for anyone, whereas Singapore Tourist Passes are designed for guests in the city.
Both of these will allow you to travel on trains and buses.
We used a stored value card while figuring out how to get to Bedok Interchange Hawker Centre by MRT.
But it’s just as easy to use a Tourist Pass.
Remember that you will only save money with the Tourist Pass if you travel to multiple destinations during the same day.
Step 4: Make any necessary line changes, and ride the MRT to Bedok Station (EW5).
Once you’re set, travel to Bedok Interchange Hawker Centre on the MRT.
Head to the East-West (Green) Line and complete any transfer along the way.
Bedok Station (EW5) has two adjacent stations that you should be familiar with
Kembangan Station (EW6) – West of Bedok
Tanah Merah (EW4/CG) – East of Bedok
Tana Merah Station is usually busy with passengers heading to and from Changi Airport from popular areas such as Chinatown and Little India.
Kembangan Station tends to be quieter. It’s west of Bedok Station (closer to Marina Bay and the central downtown).
Once you stop at Tanah Merah or Kembangan, walk closer to an exit on the train because you will alight at the next stop.
Step 5: Get off the metro train at Bedok Station (EW5).
Alight at Bedok Station to access Bedok Interchange Hawker Centre.
You will hear a verbal announcement as you approach the station.
Collect everything from the train.
Step 6: Walk from the Level 2 Train Platforms to Level 1 (ground level) to access the correct exit.
The section below outlines how to access the right exit to Bedok Interchange Hawker Centre.
There are three main levels at the station:
L2 Train Platforms
L1 Concourse and Street Level
B1 Basement Underpass
You will arrive at Level 2, where the east and westbound trains stop.
Take the stairs, elevator, or escalator to Level 1.
Level 1 corresponds to ground level in Bedok.
Step 7: Take Exit B (Level 1) at Bedok Station.
The most practical exit at Bedok Station for direct access to Bedok Interchange Hawker Centre is Exit B.
Step 8: Walk north from Exit B straight to Bedok Interchange Hawker Centre.
Bedok Interchange Hawker Centre is conveniently located directly north of New Upper Changi Road and Bedok Station.
So, when you take Exit B, you will be very close to the food centre.
How long does it take to walk from Bedok Station to Bedok Interchange Hawker Centre?
You can expect the walk from Bedok Station to Bedok Interchange Hawker Centre to take less than 20 seconds.
Once you are outside, walk about 50 m east and you will be there!
Don’t expect to work up a sweat along the way!
What else can you visit near Bedok Interchange Hawker Centre?
Bedok Interchange Hawker Centre is located in a convenient spot in Bedok. It is less than 1 minute from the MRT, it’s also only 2-3 minutes from the transportation interchange located here.
Many local residents walk from their condos and apartments to the surrounding shops and restaurants, making it a bustling environment.
Bedok Mall is one of the most popular points of interest within walking distance of Bedok Interchange Hawker Centre (You can follow these directions to access it). It was the first mall built here and is still very popular.
Some other immediate points of interest here include.
Bedok Town Square
Bedok Public Library
DjitSun Mall Bedok (Directions)
Heartbeat@Bedok ActiveSG Swimming Complex
Bedok ActiveSG Stadium
DjitSun Mall Bedok is a few minutes’ walking distance north. It is near Bedok Town Square, which is a popular event venue.
The other points of interest are popular with Bedok residents looking to burn some calories on weekends and after work during the week.
Best Places to stay near the Food Centre.
During our online search, we found a few properties in Bedok that you could book
Q Loft Hotels@Bedok
Hotel 81 Changi
But, overall, hotel and hostel choices are limited in Bedok. Even though Bedok is large, most foreigners (tourists and business travellers) prefer to stay closer to downtown or closer to Changi Airport.
Most major tourist attractions like the Botanic Gardens are west and much closer to areas such as Marina Bay and Chinatown.
Many business travellers stay in the central business district or closer to Changi Business Park, where exhibitions are organized throughout the year.
We suggest booking a room near a station downtown and using the MRT to access Bedok and other areas outside the sightseeing district.
Hopefully, you know exactly how to get to Bedok Interchange Hawker Centre by MRT.
The trip is easy due to its proximity to Bedok Station.
The main thing you must consider on your way to Bedok Station is where to transfer lines along the way. If you’re not staying along the East-West Line, refer to the station map before you go and check where to transfer.
Raffles Place, City Hall, and Bugis are three popular interchange stations that are routinely used by commuters downtown. All of them provide access to the East-West Line.
Once you take Exit B from Bedok Station, the walk to the food centre is less than 20 seconds long.
Bedok Station is directly south of Bedok Interchange Hawker Centre, making it the easiest place to visit once you’re out of the station. After eating, you can walk straight over to Bedok Mall or one of the community centres in the area.
No taxi or parking fees are required for your trip to Bedok Interchange Hawker Centre via MRT unless you are staying far away from a station in another part of the city.