Get to Fajar Shopping Centre fast and cheap by following these detailed steps.
Welcome to the comprehensive guide on how to get to Fajar Shopping Centre in Singapore using multiple forms of transportation.
Fajar Shopping Centre is located in Bukit Panjang – an area well northwest of the downtown city centre, and south of Woodlands and the Malaysian border crossing.
Because of its unique location in Bukit Panjang, there are several different ways you can get to Fajar Shopping Centre. We will outline each one of them in detail and provide information so that you can make informed decisions to save time and money getting there.
Bukit Panjang is serviced by MRT and LRT which opens up a few possibilities. Once you are near Fajar Shopping Centre, there are several other shopping malls, food centres and recreational facilities close by. We will provide itinerary suggestions to ensure that you make the most of your day in this area of Singapore.
Shopping at Fajar Shopping Centre in Bukit Panjang
Fajar Shopping Centre, as its name suggests, is a mall in Bukit Panjang, Singapore. It consists of two floors of food and beverage and retail space spanning an area of 4,600 square metres.
Similar to other malls in the city, when you visit Fajar Shopping Centre you can expect a mix of restaurants, retail outlets and services. There are 36 outlets to choose from which includes several places to eat. You can also find a few educational enrichment centres at Fajar Shopping Centre. Several aesthetic and medical facilities are located on both floors of the mall.
Conveniently, if you are driving a vehicle here, there is on-site parking that is available at the multistorey facility. ATMs are available on the first floor of the mall if you need to withdraw some cash or do some banking.
Getting to Fajar Shopping Centre using MRT and LRT
Step 1: Plan your route to the mall – stations, lines and transfers.
There are several ways that you can get to Fajar Shopping Centre, but one of the most practical and affordable ways is using a combination of MRT and LRT services.
The closest MRT Station to Fajar Shopping Centre is Bukit Panjang Station (DT1).
Although you can technically get there using from Bukit Panjang Station using several modes of transportation, transferring to the LRT and taking the LRT to Fajar Station (BP10) is a smart decision.
Bukit Panjang Station (DT1) is the first station on the Downtown MRT Line, shown in dark blue on Singapore’s metro map. Fajar Station (BP10), is located on the Bukit Panjang LRT Loop. It is shown in grey colour on the metro map.
Getting to the Downtown Line – Transfer Information
While you are making your way to Fajar Shopping Centre you may have to complete a transfer or two to reach the Downtown Line. That’s where Bukit Panjang Station (DT1) is located.
Refer to the list below, which summarizes some of the most popular transfer stations for getting to the Downtown Line:
Botanic Gardens (transfer between the Circle Line and Downtown Line)
Newton (transfer between the North-South and Downtown Line)
Little India (transfer between the North-East and Downtown Line)
Bugis (transfer between the East-West Line and Downtown Line)
Also take note that Promenade, Bayfront, Marina Bay and Chinatown Station also access the Downtown Line. These are popular if you are staying at a hotel in the downtown area of Singapore.
Step 2: Walk to the closest MRT Station.
Try to stay as close as possible to a station in Singapore. Using the MRT makes a lot more sense when you can simply walk to the nearest station.
As a general suggestion, 500 metres or less from the nearest station will ensure that you avoid taxi fees, parking fees and time spent in traffic getting to Fajar Shopping Centre.
Singaporeans likely have a ‘go-to’ station that they use all the time. Visitors to the city should book their room according to neighbourhood and distance from a station. You don’t want to walk too far in Singapore’s intense heat during peak hours.
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)
Refer to our popular guide on where to stay as a family in Singapore if you are travelling with children.
Step 3: Buy a ticket/card to reach Fajar Shopping Centre.
The type of ticket/card that you purchase for your trip to Fajar Shopping Centre depends on certain variables such as how long you are in Singapore, how much sightseeing you have planned, and which areas you want to go to?
You can use these on buses and trains for an unlimited number of trips. These are popular with very busy tourists because it relieves a lot of stress and can help you save some serious cash. But, they are not the best option if you don’t plan on doing a lot of travelling on the MRT or buses throughout the city.
Stored value cards are popular with long-term guests and people living in the city. We used a stored value card while discovering how to get to Fajar Shopping Centre in Singapore. Similar to the Tourist Passes, these are ‘tap and go cards.’ Load them up with a cash balance and then getting around the city is super easy.
You can get a single journey and multiple journey tickets at a machine at your first station. Therefore, you can get to Fajar Shopping Centre using any of these ticket options, but consider your itinerary before purchasing one.
Step 4: Ride the MRT to Bukit Panjang Station (DT1).
Take the MRT to Bukit Panjang Station (DT1) on the Downtown Line, completing any necessary line transfers along the way. You can refer to metro maps in stations throughout the city if you need more transfer information.
Step 5: Alight at Bukit Panjang Station (DT1).
Alight at Bukit Panjang Station (DT1). Bring everything with you.
Step 6: Transfer from the MRT to the LRT at Bukit Panjang Station.
Bukit Panjang Station is made up of an MRT and LRT which are connected by a pedestrian linkway.
The MRT station is part of the Downtown Line (DTL), whereas the LRT component is part of the Bukit Panjang LRT line (BPLRT).
The integrated station is located at the junction of Upper Bukit Timah Road and Petir Road, close to Bukit Panjang Plaza.
The Downtown Line MRT component of Bukit Panjang Station is built underground, underneath Upper Bukit Timah Road, whereas the BPLRT station is overground, next to Petir Road.
You will arrive via MRT at Basement Level 3 of Bukit Panjang Station (DT1).
Travel to Level 2 of the station where there is a link bridge connecting the MRT and LRT stations.
Walk from the MRT station to the LRT station.
Step 7: Access the LRT Platforms at Bukit Panjang LRT Station.
There are two LRT platforms at Bukit Panjang LRT Station at Level 2.
Make your way to the platforms by following the station signs.
Step 8: Take the Bukit Panjang Service A to Fajar Station (BP10).
Service A LRT services travel in the clockwise direction (via BP13 Senja) to Fajar Station.
Fajar Station (BP10) will be the fourth stop on the LRT ride from Bukit Panjang Station.
Step 9: Alight at Fajar Station (BP10).
Get off at Fajar Station and bring all your belongings.
Step 10: Walk directly from Fajar Station to Fajar Shopping Centre.
Fajar Station is built overground and located along Fajar Road.
It only has a single exit (A) at street level.
Take Exit A at Fajar Station.
Fajar Station is directly northeast of the mall.
After exiting the station, simply walk southwest along Fajar Road.
You can’t miss the mall to your left.
Enter Fajar Shopping Centre.
How long does it take to walk from Fajar Station to Fajar Shopping Centre?
The walk from Fajar LRT Station to Fajar Shopping Centre should take you about 1 minute. The distance between the station and mall is only around 100 metres.
It is a bit of a pain having to transfer from the MRT to the LRT, but once you are there at Fajar Station it’s super easy to access the mall.
Getting to Fajar Shopping Centre by Public Bus
If you are not close to an MRT or LRT station, then you can also use public bus services to reach Fajar Shopping Centre.
The two most convenient bus stops for walking directly to the mall are located on opposite ends of the Fajar LRT Station (BP10).
We have summarized the most convenient stops and bus services in the table below for your convenience:
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Many of the same bus services go to both of these bus stops. Both bus stops are really close to the mall, so you can walk to Fajar Shopping Centre in less than 2 minutes from either one of these.
Driving or Taking a Taxi to Fajar Shopping Centre
Driving or taking a taxi to Fajar Shopping Centre is a practical decision for many people.
First of all, you will completely avoid time spent transferring from the MRT to LRT, and also avoid waiting for a bus.
Since Fajar Shopping Centre is located in Bukit Panjang, it’s quite far from downtown.
Taking a car can be the fastest and most direct way to get there.
Splitting the taxi cost with other commuters can make it an affordable place to visit, but remember to check traffic conditions before heading there.
The official address for Fajar Shopping Centre is
445 Fajar Rd, Singapore 670445
With parking on-site, it’s an easy place to drive to.
Major expressways like BKE, PIE and KJE allow commuters to get to this area conveniently. Driving to Central Business District and Orchard Shopping District is easy from here, but always double-check traffic conditions beforehand.
Where should you stay in Bukit Panjang, near the mall?
Bukit Panjang, according to our research, has many residential places to stay, but very little in terms of hotels and hostels for visitors to Singapore.
Despite having public transport servicing Bukit Panjang, the area around Fajar Shopping Centre is considered too far for many tourists.
Instead, visitors tend to stay in areas such as
You might want to consider staying at Marina Bay Sands (5-star, 9.0/10 review score rating) downtown.
It features a world-class sky pool and observation deck.
You can get there by using Bayfront Station, part of the Downtown Line. The walk to the MRT station is super quick and convenient, making for an efficient trip.
Chinatown and Little India are popular with budget travellers. Consider staying near these places if you want to save some cash.
Bukit Panjang has several shopping malls, food centres and outdoor recreational spaces to enjoy, despite not having Singapore’s most famous attractions.
There are some awesome outdoor recreational areas in Bukit Panjang to explore with children. Exercise enthusiasts and nature lovers also head to the following areas for some fun outdoors:
Chestnut Nature Park and the Observation Tower
Pang Sua Pond
Dairy Farm Nature Park
Zhenghua Nature Park
If you enjoy shopping, then Bukit Panjang has several shopping centres scattered throughout the neighbourhoods here.
Some of the most popular places for shopping and dining are
Greenridge Shopping Centre
Junction 10 (located along the border of Bukit Panjang)
Bukit Panjang Plaza
You can either use bus or LRT services to access these malls once you reach Bukit Panjang Station.
If you want to try some traditional hawker dishes while in Bukit Panjang, then travel to Kim San Leng Food Centre.
The food here tends to be very affordable and delicious.
Ideally, this guide on how to get to Fajar Shopping Centre in Singapore will make your trip faster, cheaper and stress-free!
Knowing your transfers in advance can make this trip much easier.
Bukit Panjang MRT Station (DT1) is well connected to the LRT via a Linkway. The walk between the LRT and MRT components of the station is easy.
Once you get on the LRT the trip to Fajar Station and Fajar Shopping Centre is very quick. The walk from the station to the mall is under 1 minute.
If you do decide to drive to the mall there is parking available that is charged per 30 minutes usage.