Get to Golden Mile Food Centre fast and easily using these specific steps!
Welcome to the complete guide on how to get to Golden Mile Food Centre by MRT in Singapore.
It doesn’t matter where you are starting your trip in Singapore, by the end of this article, you will know exactly how to reach Golden Mile Food Centre using Singapore’s extensive MRT network.
We will share all the info you need to get on the best line(s) and how to access the closest station. You will be close enough to the Food Centre that you won’t have to worry about connecting with bus services or hailing a taxi.
Golden Mile Food Centre is east of major cultural attractions in Kampong Glam and west of all the sports facilities in Kallang. Once you are there, you should have no problem sightseeing and shopping on the same day.
Eating at Golden Mile Food Centre in Singapore
Golden Mile Food Centre is a large 2-level hawker centre in Kallang, Singapore. Many visitors here rave about how delicious the food is and the large selection of stalls to choose from.
You can expect reasonable prices at Golden Mile Food Centre and several of Singapore’s best traditional dishes.
Some of the most popular dishes here include:
- Wonton mee
- Lor Mee
- Crispy fried fish
- Hainan Hokkien Mee
- Claypot Rice
- Braised Duck
Expect a wide selection of food with excellent quality, a healthy mixture of old and new stalls and several drink and dessert options.
Getting to Golden Mile Food Centre via MRT
Step 1: Plan your route to Golden Mile Food Centre – Lines and Stations?
The best station for getting to Golden Mile Food Centre via MRT is Nicoll Highway (CC5).
According to its station code, Nicoll Highway Station (CC5) is the fifth station on the Circle Line.
The Circle Line is shown in orange colour on Singapore’s metro map.
Step 2: Access the closest MRT station.
Getting to Golden Mile Food Centre and other points of interest in Singapore is much easier if you book a room near an MRT station.
Some other clear benefits of using the MRT to get around include:
- Avoiding parking fees
- Eliminating road traffic
- Cutting down vehicle emissions
Fortunately, Singapore is loaded with convenient places to stay right beside stations.
Here are two of the best hotels within 3 minutes (or less) of their neighbouring stations:
Fullerton Hotel (right beside Raffles Place Station)
Marina Bay Sands Hotel (right beside Bayfront Station)
Learn More: Top Luxury Hotels near Marina Bay
If you are looking for cheaper rooms, try searching for properties in Chinatown, Little India, Katong, Bugis or Geylang.
Boutique hotels and hostels tend to be the cheapest available options in Singapore.
Step 3: Buy a transport card to reach Golden Mile Food Centre.
You can reach Golden Mile Food Centre via MRT using two main types of transportation cards in Singapore:
Stored Value Cards
Tourist Passes are cost-effective under two main conditions
- You are planning a busy itinerary in Singapore with lots of MRT trips in the works
- You are visiting from abroad and only plan on using the card for a few days
Once purchased, you can use your Tourist Pass for unlimited train and bus rides.
We used a stored value card while figuring out how to get to Golden Mile Food Centre by MRT.
Once purchased, top it up with enough cash, and then your balance will get automatically updated when you exit the MRT network or buses in the city.
Step 4: Ride the MRT to Nicoll Highway Station (CC5).
Find the station closest to you and complete transfers to the Circle Line.
Take the Circle Line to Nicoll Highway Station to access Golden Mile Food Centre.
Nicoll Highway has two neighbouring stations:
Stadium Station (CC6)
You will hear verbal announcements on the train as you approach Nicoll Highway Station.
Step 5: Alight at Nicoll Highway Station (CC5).
Alight when you arrive at the Nicoll Highway Station (CC5) platforms.
Collect all your belongings before you get off.
Step 6: Travel from the Circle Line Train Platform up to the appropriate station exit.
The section below summarizes all the station information to get from the train platforms up to the best exit to reach Golden Mile Food Centre.
The faster you exit the station, the faster you will reach this popular food centre.
Exit Nicoll Highway Station
Nicoll Highway MRT Station (CC5) is built underground below Republic Avenue and is located adjacent to Nicoll Highway.
It consists of 4 main levels:
L2 Overhead Bridge
L1 – Street Level
B2 – Ticketing Concourse
B3 – Circle Line Train Platforms
You will arrive at the Level B3 Train Platforms on your way to Golden Mile Food Centre.
Travel up to L1 – Street Level using the stairs, escalator or elevator.
Nicoll Highway MRT station has two exits leading to ground level (A and B).
Exit A also connects to an overhead bridge across Nicoll Highway and leads to Beach Road.
Take EXIT A at Nicoll Highway Station to reach Golden Mile Food Centre.
Step 7: Walk from Nicoll Highway Station to Golden Mile Food Centre.
The walk from Nicoll Highway Station to Golden Mile Food Centre is fast and easy.
Refer to the directions below to get there as fast as possible.
Walking Directions to the Food Centre
Take the overhead bridge connected to Exit A.
Walk north along the covered pedestrian path (bridge) until you reach Beach Road.
Take the stairs down and walk east along Beach Road.
You will see Golden Mile Food Centre on your left.
Enter Golden Mile Food Centre using the southern entrance.
How long is the walk from Nicoll Highway Station to Golden Mile Food Centre?
The walk from Nicoll Highway Station to Golden Mile Food Centre is approximately 500 m and should take 4-5 minutes.
Points of Interest near the Food Centre
Golden Mile Food Centre is located between Kampong Glam’s cultural attractions and Kallang’s sporting facilities.
Once you get off at Nicoll Highway Station, you can enjoy a meal and then visit some malls and cultural gems close by.
A few of the closest malls to the food centre are:
Golden Mile Complex (Directions – set to close in 2023)
City Gate Shopping Centre
If you want to explore some fascinating cultural streets and sights, check out
Sultan Mosque (Directions)
Haji Lane (Directions)
Arab Street (Directions)
The Malay Heritage Centre (Directions) is also located in Kampong Glam and is very much worth exploring.
Head further east along Merdeka Bridge to access Kallang Wave Mall, National Stadium (Directions) and OCBC Arena. There are some beautiful views at Stadium Riverside Walk.
Best Accommodation Options – Where to stay?
The densest concentration of hotels relative to Golden Mile Food Centre is located west in Kampong Glam. It’s a great area to stay because the restaurants are great and within close proximity to a wide range of cultural attractions.
The closest hotel to Golden Mile Food Centre is
Hotel Traveltine (4-star)
It is located right along Beach Road, between Golden Mile Tower and Golden Mile Complex.
Alternatively, if you do decide to stay in Kampong Glam, two of the closest hotels to the food centre are
The Sultan (4-star)
Hotel 81 Heritage (3-star)
Staying at one of these properties will ensure easy access to Kampong Glam’s best restaurants and attractions.
Hopefully, you now know how to get to Golden Mile Food Centre by MRT in Singapore!
It’s located between Bugis and Kallang, meaning that if you travel west, you will be in the heat of Kampong Glam, and the east will lead you to Singapore’s main sports centre.
Golden Mile Food Centre is a few minutes by train away from Marina Bay and the main business district. But, it is very close to Haji Lane and Arab Street – two of Singapore’s more interesting streets.
Restaurants in Kampong Glam are quite famous, with Arabic food aplenty on several streets.
When you’re heading to Golden Mile Food Centre using MRT, the best station to get off at is Nicoll Highway Station (CC5).
The walk is completely covered from the station to the food centre, so the weather shouldn’t impact your walking experience.
The next closest MRT station, Lavender (EW11), is north of Golden Mile Food Centre.
Lavender is about 10 minutes away by foot and just under 850 m away.
Since Lavender is on the East-West Line, you might want to get off there and walk instead of trying to transfer to the Circle Line to access Nicoll Highway Station. By the time you transfer, it will take you more time to reach the Food Centre.