Save time and money getting to Pasir Ris Central Hawker Centre using these detailed steps.
This is the complete guide on how to get to Pasir Ris Central Hawker Centre by MRT. By the end of this article, you will be able to make your way to this popular food centre in the heart of Pasir Ris Singapore in a fast, stress-free and affordable manner.
Regardless of whether you are visiting or staying in Singapore, Pasir Ris Central Hawker Centre is sure to impress you with a wide selection of affordable traditional dishes and new hipster creations.
You will be glad to hear that it’s pretty easy to get to Pasir Ris Central Hawker Centre using the mass rapid transit system (MRT). In addition to learning which line(s) and station are best, we will also share some information about selecting the best type of MRT ticket. There are different options available, and some are better suited for foreign visitors versus long-term residents of the city.
Once you are done eating at the Hawker Centre, you may want to explore some of the recreational facilities in Pasir Ris as well. To help you out, we will share details about popular points of interest within walking distance so you can plan out your itinerary.
Eating at Pasir Ris Central Hawker Centre
Pasir Ris Hawker Centre is a popular and rather unique food centre in Singapore. It first opened in 2018. As one of Singapore’s most modern hawker centres, it caters to both traditional and hipster flavours. Many of Singapore’s hawker centres focus on selling traditional dishes, but you can find an eclectic array of dishes here.
When you visit Pasir Ris Central Hawker Centre, there are two main floors to explore. The first floor is considered to have many of Singapore’s delicious traditional dishes. The second floor is where you can find more unique dishes. Head here if you want to try some middle-eastern fusion dishes as well as some crafty desserts. Many young food entrepreneurs have set up shop here.
Expect to find some meals you haven’t seen before!
The food quality at Pasir Ris Central Hawker Centre is known to be excellent. There is approximately 40 food stalls to choose from, and there is something for everyone.
Once you have enjoyed a meal or two at Pasir Ris Hawker Centre, you will have no problem exploring recreational areas in Pasir Ris. This area of Singapore is known for outdoor spaces (parks, beaches, fishing ponds, and playgrounds).
White Sands is a popular shopping mall only a few minutes away from Pasir Ris Hawker Centre. Consider shopping or checking out a cafe here to enjoy some air conditioning.
Getting to Pasir Ris Hawker Centre via MRT:
Step 1: Access your preferred station.
The first step in getting to Pasir Ris Central Hawker Centre is accessing an MRT station.
If you are visiting Singapore from abroad, it is wise to strategically book a hotel near a station. The benefit of staying close to an MRT station is that you avoid additional expenses associated with taxi fees and parking. Furthermore, you also avoid road traffic on the way to various points of interest in the city.
Singaporeans and permanent residents already know which station is close to their residence (please skip down to Step #2).
Proximity to an MRT Station
Being only 500 meters or less from the closest MRT station will make reaching Pasir Ris Central Hawker Centre and other points of interest.
To help get you started with your accommodation search, we have referred to various online websites and found three very close properties to MRT stations that received positive reviews from some guests.
As a rule of thumb, always double-check recent reviews and whether the area of Singapore suits your travel itinerary before booking.
Chic Capsule Otel (2-star, 8.5/10 review score, very close to Chinatown Station)
Hotel Bencoolen @ Hong Kong Street (4-star, 8.3/10 review score, very close to Clarke Quay Station)
Marina Bay Sands (5-star, 9.0/10 review score, very close to Bayfront Station)
Based on their strategic locations, each of these properties (above) is within 3 minutes or less of their neighbouring stations.
Step 2: Buy a ticket to Pasir Ris Central Hawker Centre (if you don’t have one already).
When you buy tickets for the MRT in Singapore, you have to think about how long you are in the city and how frequently you plan to use buses and trains to get around?
Once these two questions are answered, you can start looking into what kind of ticket is best suited for your own itinerary. For example, Singaporeans and permanent residents likely already have cards that they use monthly. However, foreign tourists visiting only for a couple of days may have a jam-packed itinerary that warrants getting a Singapore Tourist Pass.
The three main types of tickets for the MRT system in Singapore or summarized below:
1) Singapore Tourist Passes
2) Stored Value Cards
3) Single/Multi-Trip Tickets
Buying a Singapore Tourist Passes
You might want to buy a Singapore Tourist Pass if you visit for only a few days from abroad. These are suited for people spending 1-3 days in Singapore.
If you plan a busy itinerary, then Tourist Passes can save you a lot of time and money. Once purchased, you can use these Passes on unlimited buses and trains throughout Singapore. You won’t save money if you only plan on visiting a few sights other than Pasir Ris Central Hawker Centre.
Plan on travelling around a lot if you buy one!
Single and multi-trip tickets are also popular.
All you have to do is buy these at a ticketing machine right in the station. The downside is that you may have to wait in line each time you go somewhere!
Most Singaporeans and permanent residents use a stored-value card to get around the city. Similar to Tourist Passes, you can use these on buses and trains.
We used a stored value card while discovering how to get to Pasir Ris Central Hawker Centre by MRT.
Buy one, load it with some money, and tap your card to enter and exit the MRT system.
Step 3: Map out your trip to Pasir Ris MRT Station.
Once you have determined what kind of ticket you will use to reach Pasir Ris MRT Station, the next step is reviewing the metro map and selecting the line(s) and terminal station.
In the section below, we summarize this information for you to make your trip as efficient as possible.
Important Line(s) and Station Information
The best station (by far) for getting to Pasir Ris Central Hawker Centre is Pasir Ris MRT Station.
You shouldn’t have any problem remembering this!
Pasir Ris Station (EW-1) is the first station along the East-West Line (Green Line).
The next stop south of Pasir Ris is Tampines Station.
While you are planning your trip to Pasir Ris Central Hawker Centre, keep in mind that it’s possible to transfer to the East-West Line at different stations along the way. For example, you could travel on the Downtown Line (Blue Line) to Tampines Station and then transfer lines there (from the Downtown Line to the East-West Line).
Then all you would need to do is travel north one station to Pasir Ris along the East-West Line).
Paya Lebar, Bugis, Raffles Place, City Hall and Outram Park are other MRT stations to transfer to the East-West Line if you are coming from downtown Singapore.
Because Singapore has so many different MRT lines, it’s effortless to get to Pasir Ris Central Hawker Centre regardless of where you are starting from.
Step 4: Ride the MRT to Pasir Ris Station and complete any necessary transfers.
Make any necessary transfers on your way to Pasir Ris Central Hawker Centre and Pasir Ris Station.
Listen carefully for verbal instructions on the train and get closer to an exit when you stop at Tampines Station. Pasir Ris will be your next stop.
Step 5: Alight at Pasir Ris Station.
Collect all of your belongings from the train and alight at Pasir Ris. Begin looking for exit information in the station.
Step 6: Walk from Pasir Ris Station to Pasir Ris Central Hawker Centre.
Walking Directions from Pasir Ris Station to Pasir Ris Central Hawker Centre:
Pasir Ris MRT Station has three exits to choose from on the ground floor (Exits A, B, and C).
Take Exit A from Pasir Ris Station to reach Pasir Ris Central Hawker Centre. This will bring you out to this covered walkway between the station and White Sands Mall.
You can either walk east through White Sands Mall or north of the mall. Turn left (north) onto Pasir Ris Central Road.
Walk north along Pasir Ris Central Road, and you will see Pasir Ris Central Hawker Centre on your right (east).
How long does it take to walk from Pasir Ris Station to Pasir Ris Central Hawker Centre?
Fortunately, the walk from Pasir Ris Station to Pasir Ris Central Hawker Centre is only 4 minutes!
The walking distance between the station and the food centre is only 400 metres! Now that is convenient!
Should you book a room in Pasir Ris?
Although Pasir Ris Central Hawker Centre is popular amongst Singaporeans and permanent residents for recreational activities, this is not a popular area for hotels and hostels.
We reviewed different online accommodation websites and found one main property in Pasir Ris, not far from Pasir Ris Central Hawker Centre.
It receives pretty good reviews:
D’Resort @ Downtown East (4-star, 7.9/10 score based on 1820+ reviews)
It is convenient to access Wild Wild West @ Downtown East, E!Hub @ Downtown East, and the Pasir Ris area parks and beaches.
Day trips to Pasir Ris are popular amongst locals because there are many outdoor recreational facilities north of the station. So, you might want to stay in Marina Bay, Orchard or Chinatown.
Then, follow these directions to Pasir Ris without much trouble.
Conclusion and Itinerary Ideas
Ideally, this step-by-step guide on how to get to Pasir Ris Central Hawker Centre will give you all the details you need to save time and money along the way.
Pasir Ris is quite far from downtown Singapore, so it naturally becomes an outdoor playground for Singaporeans. There are several recreational areas here that cater to families and those seeking some fresh air! It’s also a great place to exercise.
Some of the most popular outdoor venues include the following:
- Pasir Ris Park and Beach
- Pasir Ris Town Park
- Wild Wild Wet @ Downtown East (waterpark)
- D’Best Fishing – Pasir Ris Fishing Pond
- Pasir Ris Park Playground
If you are interested in shopping, dining or chilling at a cafe, visit White Sands Shopping Mall, E!Avenue @ Downtown East, and E!Hub @ Downtown East.
Remember to send us an email or comment if you have any questions about Pasir Ris Central Hawker Centre! Sample lots of dishes and let us know how it tastes!