Get to Icon Village in Tanjong Pagar super fast and affordably with this detailed guide.
In this detailed guide, we will explain how to get to Icon Village by MRT in Singapore.
Regardless of where you are starting your trip in the city, you’ll be able to reach Icon Village quickly and affordable way using Singapore’s dependable MRT system.
Some of the most important information that we will focus on includes which MRT line to take, which are the best transfer stations along the way, and what station is within walking distance of Icon Village.
Using the MRT in Singapore is a practical decision because it is affordable and efficient, and there are enough lines servicing most corners of the city.
And getting to Icon Village is no exception.
It is well-serviced by the MRT, meaning that you won’t even need to step foot in a vehicle once you are near the closest station.
Shopping at Icon Village in Singapore
Icon Village is the commercial component of a mixed-use development in Tanjong Pagar, Singapore. You can expect to find a healthy mix of shopping, wellness, dining, beauty and service outlets located throughout the mall. There is one main retail level making up Icon Village.
The residential component of the Icon Village complex features over 640 residential units. Residents here have super convenient to all the shops and services in Icon Village.
There is a grocery store in Icon Village and a range of cafes and restaurants for dine-in and takeaway.
Getting to Icon Village via MRT
Step 1: Walk to the most convenient MRT Station.
It’s always easier to get around Singapore by staying close to an MRT station.
The same principle applies to whether you are staying in a hotel, hostel, apartment, or house. Getting to Icon Village will be faster, cheaper and stress-free by bypassing the need to hire taxis or ride-hailing services in Singapore.
Be sure to take time and select an area with convenient access to the metro and surrounding attractions.
Here are two properties that routinely rank high amongst our readers:
Paradox Merchant Court at Clarke Quay – 1 minute from Clarke Quay Station.
Conrad Centenniel – 2 minutes from Promenade Station
Some of the most popular areas for booking a room in Singapore include Marina Bay, Chinatown and Sentosa. Marina Bay is also not too far from Icon Village.
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Step 2: Plan your route to Icon Village – lines, transfers and stations.
To make your trip to Icon Village more efficient, plan your route.
Tanjong Pagar Station is the closest and most convenient station for getting there (EW25).
Tanjong Pagar Station is located on Singapore’s East-West Line and is shown in green on maps around the city.
If you’re not starting your trip on the East-West Line, you will have to transfer along the way to Icon Village.
Fortunately, there are several interchange stations that you can use to access the East-West Line, such as:
Outram Park – connects the East-West, North-East and Thomson East Coast Lines.
Raffles Place – connects the East-West and North-South Lines.
Bugis – connects the East-West and Downtown Lines.
Map out your route to Icon Village, and you should be ready to go!
Step 3: Purchase an MRT card for your trip.
You have two main card options for getting to Icon Village using MRT:
Stored Value Cards
Singapore Tourist Passes are designed for tourists visiting from abroad.
Once you buy one, you can ride unlimited trains and buses throughout the city for a set number of days. Usually, they work best for 3-day itineraries.
We used a stored value card while learning how to get to Icon Village by MRT.
These can also be used for both buses and trains. You have to buy a card, top it up with cash, and then your balance gets adjusted every time you exit the metro or a bus.
Step 4: Ride the MRT to Tanjong Pagar Station (EW15).
Once you’re ready to go to Icon Village, take the MRT to Tanjong Pagar Station (EW15).
Transfer to the East-West (Green) Line if needed.
Step 5: Alight from the train at Tanjong Pagar Station.
Get off the train at Tanjong Pagar Station (EW15). Bring all your stuff with you.
Step 6: Travel from the B3 Train Platforms to Level 1 of Tanjong Pagar Station to access the closest exit.
Tanjong Pagar Station is built underground in the Tanjong Pagar planning subzone, near the junction of Anson Road/Robinson Road and Maxwell Road.
You will arrive at Level B3, where the East-West train platforms are located.
Travel up to Level 1 of the station using the stairs, elevator or escalators.
Step 7: Exit Tanjong Pagar Station.
Knowing the best exit at Tanjong Pagar Station is important for getting to Icon Village.
Tanjong Pagar MRT station has a pile of exits (10 to be exact) with connectivity to several developments.
To keep things simple, take Exit A at Tanjong Pagar Station to access Icon Village.
Step 8: Walk from Exit A at Tanjong Pagar Station to Icon Village Shopping Mall.
Once you’re outside Tanjong Pagar Station, it’s an easy walk to Icon Village.
The section below will outline exactly how to reach the mall from the station.
Walking Directions from Tanjong Pagar Station to Icon Village
Exit A at Tanjong Pagar Station brings you out onto Peak Seah Street.
Walk south Along Peak Seah Street until you reach Go Peng Street.
Cross Go Peng Street to access the northern side of Icon Village.
How long does it take to walk from Tanjong Pagar MRT Station to Icon Village?
The walk from Tanjong Pagar Station to the northern entrance of Icon Village only takes about 2 minutes.
It takes about 4 minutes to walk from the station to the southern side of the mall.
Attractions and Activities near Icon Village
Icon Village is close to some of Singapore’s most popular sightseeing areas, such as Marina Bay (to the east) and Chinatown (to the north).
You can either walk to these areas or access them quickly using MRT.
The closest shopping mall to Icon Village is directly west of it, and it’s called 100 AM.
You can walk there in about 10 seconds from the western side of Icon Village.
There are several museums within walking distance of Icon Village (or a short ride away):
Singapore Art Museum at Tanjong Pagar Distripark
Singapore City Gallery
NUS Baba House
Singapore Musical Box Museum
Head to Chinatown to visit superb temples such as
Buddha Tooth Relic Temple (Directions)
Thian Hock Keng Temple (Directions)
Sri Mariamman Temple (Directions)
If you want to access Marina Bay, Boat Quay and Clarke Quay (some of Singapore’s most beautiful districts), take the East-West Line one station east to Raffles Place Station (EW14).
Best Places to Stay?
Icon Village is only a few minutes from Marina Bay and Chinatown, so staying in this area is more convenient and cheaper than staying in Marina Bay.
There are several excellent hotels within 3 minutes of Icon Village. Staying at any of these positively reviewed properties will ensure easy access to the mall and Tanjong Pagar MRT station:
M Hotel Singapore
Carlton City Hotel
Oasia Hotel Downtown
Head east to Marina Bay if you want the best skyline views. Marina Bay Sands is one of the most popular hotels in Singapore, with exceptional views of the business core.
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Hopefully, this step-by-step guide on how to get to Icon Village by MRT in Singapore has been informative and useful!
Due to its proximity to Tanjong Pagar Station (EW15), you should have no problem getting there.
The most challenging aspect of this trip will likely be transferring to the East-West Line on the way to Icon Village. If you’re already starting your trip on the East-West (Green) line, you won’t have to worry about transferring.
Raffles Place and Outram Park are the two closest MRT stations to Tanjong Pagar, and they both are interchange stations.
Once you arrive at Tanjong Pagar Station and exit, the walk to Icon Village is short and sweet. Expect it to take under 5 minutes since the Mall is only about 400 m south of the station.
Don’t bother even looking for bus connections to Icon Village.
The walk from the station is short enough that by the time the bus arrives, you will have already reached Icon Village on foot.