Get to Junction 10 in Bukit Panjang fast and affordably by following these steps!
Here is the complete guide on how to get to Junction 10 by MRT.
This article will outline every step you need to take to reach Junction 10 using Singapore’s extensive MRT network. Regardless of where you are starting your trip, you will be able to get there affordably without any complications along the way.
We will share specific information about which lines, stations, and transfer information you need to be familiar with to plan in advance. Furthermore, we will share some itinerary recommendations for the surrounding area near Junction 10.
There are some interesting malls, food centres and recreational facilities near it, especially if you have children.
Shopping at Junction 10 in Singapore
Junction 10 is a popular shopping centre and mixed-use development in the community estate of Bukit Panjang, Choa Chu Kang and Upper Bukit Timah, Singapore. It first opened way back in 1998 as Ten Mile Junction, but it was changed to Junction 10 in 2011.
It consists of retail outlets, supermarkets, entertainment and lifestyle centres, and various enrichment schools spanning over two retail floors and 90,879 square feet of rentable space. With Karaoke, and popular lifestyle centres focusing on Ballet, Arts and so much more, Junction 10 attracts many families with children from surrounding neighbourhoods.
There are also 338 residential units attached to Junction 10 and the 60+ stores inside the mall, making it a practical mixed-use facility. Residents here can access the mall and all its shops and services in no time! Parking is available on-site in case you are driving to the mall.
Getting to Junction 10 by MRT
Step 1: Plan your trip – stations, lines and potential transfers.
The closest MRT Station to Junction 10 is Bukit Panjang Station (DT1).
Bukit Panjang Station (DT1) is the first station on the Downtown MRT Line, shown in dark blue on Singapore’s metro map.
Transfer Information to the Downtown MRT Line
If you are not staying near a station on the Downtown Line you will likely have to transfer to it on your way to Junction 10.
We have compiled a list of popular transfer stations to reach the Downtown Line below:
Little India (transfer between the North-East and Downtown Line)
Bugis (transfer between the East-West Line and Downtown Line)
Botanic Gardens (transfer between the Circle Line and Downtown Line)
Newton (transfer between the North-South and Downtown Line)
If you are staying downtown then you can use Promenade, Bayfront, Marina Bay, and Chinatown Station to transfer to the Downtown Line.
Step 2: Access the most convenient MRT station.
Fortunately, Singapore has several MRT lines, and no shortage of places to stay near stations throughout the city. Actually, there are tons of hotels and hostels scattered throughout the city within close walking distance to stations.
Staying close to a station will make your MRT trip to Junction 10 a lot faster. Avoiding taxi fees, parking fees and time spent in traffic will also be a relief.
If you are looking for a place to stay in the city, refer to our list below. All properties are within 3-minutes walking distance from the closest station.
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)
If you are visiting with family read our guide to the best places to stay in Singapore with children.
Step 3: Buy a ticket/card for your trip to Junction 10.
Tourist Passes are just one of several different types of tickets/cards that you can buy for Singapore’s metro system.
Once you buy one, you can travel unlimitedly on buses and trains throughout the city. But, if you don’t travel a lot, then they might not be worth the price.
Stored value cards are used by long-term guests and Singaporeans.
We used a stored value card while figuring out how to get to Junction 10 by MRT.
Similar to the Tourist Passes, these are ‘tap and go cards.’ Once you have a balance on the card they are very easy to use and work on buses and trains throughout the city.
Single journey and multiple journey tickets are available at stations throughout Singapore. You can buy these on your way to Junction 10 in Bukit Panjang.
You should consider how long you are in Singapore and your itinerary before selecting and buying a ticket.
Step 4: Travel on the Downtown MRT Line to Bukit Panjang Station (DT1).
Ride the MRT to Bukit Panjang Station (DT1) via the Downtown Line.
If you need to transfer lines on the way, be sure to refer to metro maps in stations. Station personnel should also be available to assist you.
Step 5: Get off the train at Bukit Panjang Station (DT1).
Alight at Bukit Panjang Station (DT1).
Take note that Cashew Station (DT2) is the preceding station to Bukit Panjang on the Downtown Line, so be prepared to get off after stopping there.
Step 6: Exit Bukit Panjang Station (DT1).
Bukit Panjang Station is built underground, underneath Upper Bukit Timah Road.
You will arrive via MRT at Basement Level 3 of Bukit Panjang Station (DT1) on your way to Junction 10.
Travel up to Level 1 of the station.
Bukit Panjang MRT station has three exits at ground level to choose from:
Take Exit B at Bukit Panjang Station to reach Junction 10.
Step 7: Walk directly from Bukit Panjang Station to Junction 10.
Exit B will bring you out onto Upper Bukit Timah Road.
Walk northwest on Upper Bukit Timah Rd toward Bukit Panjang Road.
Continue straight onto Woodlands Road.
You will see the entrance to Junction 10 on your left (west).
Enter Junction 10!
How long does it take to walk from Bukit Panjang Station to Junction 10?
The walk from Bukit Panjang MRT Station to Junction 10 is less than 200 metres and you take about 3 minutes.
You won’t even break a sweat walking from the station to the mall!
Where should you stay in Bukit Panjang, near Junction 10?
The area around Junction 10 has several shopping centres, food centres and popular recreational areas.
But, it isn’t well known as a tourist or business hub.
Consequently, there are very few places to stay here near the mall or the surrounding area. It’s more common for people to stay downtown and then follow these directions north to Junction 10 and the other points of interest here.
Other popular areas in Singapore for accommodation are:
A popular choice for business travellers and families is Marina Bay Sands (5-star, 9.0/10 review score rating) because it is located right in the heart of Marina Bay and is 2 minutes from Bayfront MRT Station. Its amazing pool is also very popular due to the panoramic views and photo opportunities.
Little India, Chinatown and Geylang are popular with budget travellers. They are well serviced by MRT and they have a pile of budget boutique hotels and hostels to choose from.
There are several shopping malls in Bukit Panjang aside from Junction 10 to explore during a day trip here:
Greenridge Shopping Centre
Fajar Shopping Centre
Bukit Panjang Plaza
Once you arrive at Bukit Panjang Station (DT1) you can either take the Bukit Panjang LRT or bus services to these shopping centres.
You can also enjoy some outdoor activities at recreational centres in Bukit Panjang.
They are scattered throughout the neighbourhoods around Junction 10:
Chestnut Nature Park and the Observation Tower
Dairy Farm Nature Park
Zhenghua Nature Park
Pang Sua Pond
Head to Kim San Leng Food Centre if you want some traditional hawker food, otherwise, the malls here have lots of restaurants and food courts. Food courts and semi-outdoor food centres are your best best for cheap and delicious eats in Bukit Panjang if you are on a budget.
We truly hope that this step-by-step guide on how to get to Junction 10 by MRT will make your trip cheaper, faster and worry-free!
Bukit Panjang Station (DT1) is only serviced by the Downtown MRT Line. Therefore, the quicker you can get there, the better! The most complicated aspect of this trip would be making a transfer between MRT Lines on the way.
You can refer to station signs and ask station personnel if needed.
Once you arrive at the station, take Exit B and the walk to Junction 10 is super straightforward along Upper Bukit Timah Road. Junction 10 isn’t the largest mall by any means, but it does have a solid variety of retail shops and day-to-day services.
Please reach out to us if you have any questions about getting to Junction 10 or any other place in Bukit Panjang, Singapore.