Get to Bukit Batok Nature Park in Singapore fast and affordably with this guide.
Welcome to the complete guide on how to get to Bukit Batok Nature Park in Singapore. As a very popular public park in Singapore, it’s important that you can get here fast and affordably by knowing all your transportation options.
That’s precisely what we will outline in this guide.
If you want to reach Bukit Batok Nature Park we will outline exactly how to get there using:
Public Bus Services
There are several other recreational areas near Bukit Batok Nature Park, malls and other points of interest. We will describe what else you can do in this area of Singapore after visiting Bukit Batok, Nature Park.
Visitor Information – Bukit Batok Nature Park in Singapore
Butik Batok is a popular recreation area in Singapore with historical significance. It is located around an abandoned quarry site and offers breathtaking views, clear waters and pleasant paths for nature walks.
When you visit Butik Batok Nature Park, you can jog on excellent undulating trails. There are high vantage points that offer superb views of the quarry.
You can also pass on your thoughts to soldiers and victims of World War II. There is a memorial plaque situated inside Bukit Batok Nature Park. The Japanese chose the Lorong Sesuai site as a memorial for the soldiers who died during World War.
Here is a list of the most popular things to do while you are visiting Bukit Batok Nature Park:
Exercising (walking, hiking, jogging)
Visiting the World War II Memorial
Nature and Bird Watching (large selection or species including grey-headed fish-eagle)
Capturing Views of the Quarry Pool
There is parking available at the Park, a children’s playground and an exercise area (outdoor gym). Public washroom facilities and public water fountains are also available for your convenience.
Getting to Bukit Batok Nature Park by MRT
Step 1: Plan your route – stations, lines and transfers.
The first thing you need to know about getting to Bukit Batok Nature Park is that there are multiple MRT stations that you can use to access the park.
It all depends on where you start your trip and whether you want to walk to the park from the station or take the bus there?
The three closest stations to Bukit Batok Nature Park are:
Bukit Batok Station (NS2) – North-South Line (Red colour on metro map)
Beauty World Station (DT5) – Downtown Line (Dark blue colour on the map)
Hillview Station (DT3) – Downtown Line
You can get there from any of these stations. Refer to your starting point to see which one is closest and makes the most sense.
MRT Transfer Information
If you are planning on going to Bukit Batok Station then you will have to transfer to the North-South Line unless you are staying close to a station along this line.
Some of the most popular transfer stations to the North-South Line on the way to Bukit Batok Nature Park include
Jurong East (transfer between the North-South and East-West Line)
Woodlands (transfer between the North-South and Thomson East Coast Line)
Alternatively, you can access the Downtown Line using any of the following stations:
Newton (transfer between the North-South and Downtown Line)
Bugis (transfer between the East-West Line and Downtown Line)
Little India (transfer between the North-East and Downtown Line)
Botanic Gardens (transfer between the Circle Line and Downtown Line)
Other popular transfer stations to the Downtown Line include Promenade, Bayfront, Marina Bay, and Chinatown Station. These are in the downtown area where tons of malls and tourist attractions are located.
Step 2: Walk to the most convenient MRT station.
Getting to Bukit Batok Nature Park via MRT is a lot faster if you are staying at a hotel, hostel, condo, or house within walking distance of an MRT station.
Avoid taxi fees, parking fees, and time spent in traffic when possible.
Refer to the properties below that receive positive review scores. They are all within 3 minutes or less (walking time) from the stations listed below.
The Fullerton Hotel (5-star, 9.0/10 review score, close to Raffles Place Station)
Hotel Bencoolen @ Hong Kong Street (4-star, 8.3/10 review score, very close to Clarke Quay Station)
Wink Capsule Hostel (2-star, 8.4/10 review score, 1 minute from Chinatown Station)
Read our guide on where to stay with children if you are travelling as a family.
Step 3: Purchase an MRT card/ticket to reach your station of choice.
We used a stored value card when figuring out how to get to Bukit Batok Nature Park, but other options are available.
Another popular option is getting a Singapore Tourist Pass. These passes grant visitors unlimited access to bus and train rides when available. If you have a busy 2-3 day itinerary consider getting one of these.
Single and multiple journey tickets are available in each station throughout Singapore.
You can buy these using ticketing machines.
Step 4: Ride the MRT to Bukit Batok Station, Beauty World, or Hillview Station.
Travel along Singapore’s MRT to either Bukit Batok, Beauty World or Hillview Station. Choose your terminal station based on your starting point.
Of these three stations, Bukit Batok is the closest, but it’s possible to make to the park using any of them.
Step 5: Alight at your station of choice.
Get off the train at Bukit Batok, Beauty World or Hillview Station.
Bring along your personal items.
Step 6: Refer to exit information in the station.
Regardless of which station you alight at, you will have to access an exit to connect with bus services.
Exiting Bukit Batok Station (NS2)
Bukit Batok MRT Station (NS2) is located within the Bukit Batok Central planning subzone, close to the junction of Bukit Batok Central and Bukit Batok Avenue. It is above ground, with three L2, L1, and B1 levels.
It has three exits at ground level (A, B and C) and one exit (D) at Level B1.
You will arrive at Level 2 at Bukit Batok Station.
Travel down to Ground Level and take Exit A.
Exiting Beauty World Station (DT5)
Beauty World MRT Station (DT5) is built underground in the Anak Bukit planning subzone.
You will arrive at Basement Level 2 of the station. Proceed up to ground level with three exits to choose from – A, B, and C.
Take Exit C.
Exiting Hillview Station (DT3)
Hillview MRT Station (DT3) is an underground station at Upper Bukit Timah.
You will arrive at Basement Level 3 (B3).
Travel up to ground level to access the exits. There are two to choose from, A and B.
Take Exit A.
Step 7: Walk or take public bus services from the MRT to Bukit Batok Nature Park.
Getting from Bukit Batok Station (NS2) to Bukit Batok Nature Park
Once you exit Bukit Batok Station, you can either walk or take the bus to the park.
After you take Exit A from the station, walk north along Bukit Batong Central Link to Bukit Batok Central.
Get on Bus 985 at Bus Stop (#43411) Opp Block 628. Stay on the bus for 3 stops and then alight at Bus Stop (#43229) Opp Blk 266.
Walk south along Bukit Batok East Avenue 2 to Bukit Batok Nature Park entrance.
You can expect it to take you about 13 minutes to bus from Bukit Batok Station to the Park (including walking times).
Getting from Beauty World Station (DT5) to Bukit Batok Nature Park
Most visitors to the park will take bus services from Beauty World Station to the Park.
Taking Exit C at the station will bring you out onto Jalan Terogong Kechil.
There is a bus stop right there (42151) Beauty World Stn Exit C.
Get on one of the following buses:
Stay on the bus for 5 stops, and then alight at Blk 288c (43191).
Walk along Bukit Batok Avenue 6 to Bukit Batok East Avenue 2. Enter the park.
You can expect it to take you about 12 minutes to bus from Beauty World Station to the Park (including all walking times).
Getting from Hillview Station (DT3) to Bukit Batok Nature Park
Buses are also available from Hillview Station to the park despite its location well north of the entrances.
Exit A will bring you out onto Upper Bukit Timah Road. You will see a bus stop right there (43069) Hillview Stn Exit A.
Get on Bus 178, and stay on for 8 stops. Then alight at Blk 288c (43191).
Walk along Bukit Batok Avenue 6 to Bukit Batok East Avenue 2. Enter the park.
You can expect it to take you about 15 minutes to bus from Hillview Station to the Park (including all walking times).
Note: You can also take Bus 176, 963 or 970 from Aft Hillview Station bus stop. The travel time is quite similar (around 12-15 minutes).
Getting to Bukit Batok Nature Park using Public Bus Services
You should have no problem getting to Bukit Batok Nature Park using Singapore’s reliable public bus services.
There are several bus stops to choose from, which are within close walking distance of park entrances.
Two bus stops are along Bukit Batok East Avenue 6, whereas two more are located along Bukit Batok East Avenue 2.
|#43209 Autobacs||61, 66, 157, 174, 178, 852, 970, 985|
|#43201 Opp Autobacs||3N, 61, 66, 157, 174, 178, 852, 970, 985|
|#43229 Opp Blk 266||970, 985|
|#43221 Blk 267||970, 985|
You can access Bukit Batok Nature Park by walking from any of these stations in just a few minutes.
Driving or Taking a Taxi to Bukit Batok Nature Park
The official parking lot for Bukit Batok Nature Park is located in the southwestern corner, north of the intersection between Bukit Batok East Avenue 6 and Bukit Batok East Avenue 2.
With parking available on-site, it’s convenient to drive there (especially if you have children).
The official address for Bukit Batok Nature Park is
Cnr Bukit Batok East Avenue 2, Bukit Batok East Ave 6, Singapore 659761
Some of the main roads for getting to this area of Singapore include
Bukit Timah Road
Bukit Batok Road
It’s a wise idea to check traffic conditions on your phone before driving a car or hailing a cab.
Taking a taxi to Bukit Batok Nature Park is a practical decision if you want to get there fast without worrying about public transport. You can carpool to save money on the way.
Should you stay near Bukit Batok Nature Park while in Singapore?
There is no denying that Bukit Batok Park is a great place to visit while in Singapore. It’s popular with residents and foreign tourists who have done their research.
But, it isn’t known for hotels, hostels or accommodation in general. You are better off staying closer to downtown and using public transport to get to the Park.
Some of the most popular areas to stay in Singapore include:
One of the best places to stay is Marina Bay Sands (5-star, 9.0/10 review score rating). Aside from having one of the coolest designs in the world, its infinity pool has also become famous. You can get there using MRT services from Changi Airport.
Chinatown, Geylang, and Little India are budget-friendly areas popular with backpackers.
There are several recreational areas and shopping malls that you can check out the same day at Bukit Batok Nature Park. Most of them are a short bus ride (or bike ride) away from the Park.
Considering checking out the following shopping centres during the same day:
The West Mall
The Rail Mall
Greenridge Shopping Centre
Bukit Timah Plaza
Bukit Timah Shopping Centre
Beauty World Centre
Fajar Shopping Centre
Bukit Panjang Plaza
The list above pretty well covers all shopping centres in different directions around Bukit Batok Nature Park.
You can also explore several outdoor areas around the Park, making this one of the best areas for family day trips from more congested city regions.
Consider checking these spots out:
Bukit Timah Nature Reserve
Dairy Farm Nature Park
Pang Sua Pond
Chestnut Nature Park
Bukit Batok Hillside Park
Taking a car to this area of Singapore can be super convenient if you want to check out a few points of interest during the same day. Buses are available, but it will take you a while to get around.
We really hope you know how to get to Bukit Batok Nature Park fast and affordably after reading this article.
It’s an excellent place for fresh air, exercising and taking nature hikes.
Bukit Batok Nature Park is in an interesting location if you want to get there via MRT. It’s located a little closer to Bukit Batok Station, but you can also get there from Hillview Station and Beauty World Station. Walking from these stations is possible, but many commuters take onward bus services from these MRT stations.
If you are in the mood to exercise, there is no reason you can’t walk directly to the park from the MRT!
Taking a car or taxi is a stress-free option. Parking is available at the park. Taking a taxi can almost be as cheap as public transportation if you share the cost with other people (carpooling).
You can walk to Bukit Batok Nature Park from any of the MRT mentioned above, but it will take at least 15 minutes for most people.
Please reach out if you have any additional questions about getting to Bukit Batok Nature Park in Singapore.