Get to Peninsula Shopping Centre Singapore fast and worry-free with these steps!
Welcome to the best guide on how to get to Peninsula Shopping Centre Singapore by MRT.
By the end of this article, you will know exactly what the best station is to walk to the mall and also what is the best line or lines for getting there. Peninsula Shopping Centre is located in downtown Singapore, so once you are in the vicinity of it, you will have other places to explore during the same day.
Aside from outlining how to get to the mall the fastest way, we will also share information about other stations downtown that is also within walking distance of it. You can then choose which station is the closest and most convenient according to your starting point.
With this guide, you should save valuable time and money getting to Peninsula Shopping Centre in Singapore. Taxi fees, ride-hailing services and parking will be completely avoided along the way!
Getting to Peninsula Shopping Centre Singapore using MRT Services
Step 1: Plan your route to Peninsula Shopping Centre Singapore – best line and station?
The closest and most convenient station to Peninsula Shopping Centre is
City Hall Station (EW13/NS25)
You can travel to City Hall Station using two different MRT Lines:
East-West Line (Green)
North-South Line (Red)
You can take either one of these lines to reach the station, or you can transfer between them.
Step 2: Access the nearest MRT station.
You shouldn’t have any issues getting to Peninsula Shopping Centre Singapore by MRT if you stay close to a station.
Fortunately, Singapore has tons of hotels and hostels that are purposely built within 200-500 metres from strategic stations.
We have stayed at hotels all over Singapore, but two super convenient ones are
Marina Bay Sands Hotel – 5-star (Bayfront Station)
Sofitel Singapore City Centre – 5-star (Tanjong Pagar Station)
Areas such as Chinatown, Little India, Geylang and Kampong Glam tend to be the cheapest. Head to Marina Bay and Sentosa for more luxurious accommodation choices.
Read More: Top Luxury Hotels near Marina Bay
Step 3: Purchase a metro card to reach Peninsula Shopping Centre Singapore.
There are two main transportation cards for getting around Singapore, including Peninsula Shopping Centre:
Stored Value Cards
Both are very useful and provide solid value for getting around the city.
We used a stored-value card while figuring out how to get to Peninsula Shopping Centre Singapore by MRT. Once you buy one, all you need to do is tap to enter and exit the public transportation system.
The value on your card will automatically get adjusted after each trip, and they are valid on both trains and buses.
Singapore Tourist Passes are designed for foreign visitors to the city and offer cardholders unlimited bus and train rides for a certain number of days. It’s best to plan a busy itinerary for the days your card is valid to save some cash.
Step 4: Navigate the MRT network to City Hall Station (EW13/NS25).
Take the MRT to City Hall Station (EW13/NS25) when you are ready to visit Peninsula Shopping Centre Singapore.
Remember, you take either the North-South or East-West Line to get there.
Step 5: Alight at City Hall Station (EW13/NS25).
City Hall Station is on the EW and NS Lines, and this means there are 3 neighbouring stations that you should be familiar with:
Once you make a stop at any of these stations, move closer to the exit and then alight at City Hall Station to reach Peninsula Shopping Centre Singapore.
Exit Information at City Hall Station (EW13/NS25)
Once you alight at City Hall Station, it shouldn’t take you long to reach the mall.
Here is the relevant exit information at City Hall Station.
City Hall MRT Station (NS25/EW13) is built underground near Stamford Road and the junctions with North Bridge Road and Saint Andrew’s Road.
It consists of 4 main levels:
L1 – Street Level
L2 – Ticket Concourse
B2 – Mixed-Line Platform A and Platform B
B3 – Mixed-Line Platform C and Platform D
Depending on which direction you are travelling, expect to arrive at train platforms at Level B2 or B3 on your way to Peninsula Shopping Centre Singapore.
You can choose from two ground-level exits at City Hall Station, A and B, or two exits, C and D, at Basement Level 1.
Take Exit B at City Hall Station to reach Peninsula Shopping Centre Singapore.
Step 6: Walk from City Hall Station (EW13/NS25) to Peninsula Shopping Centre Singapore.
Exit B will bring you out onto North Bridge Road.
Walk southwest along North Bridge Road toward Coleman Street.
Turn right onto Coleman Street.
Briefly walk along Coleman Street and then enter Peninsula Shopping Centre Singapore using the roadside entrance.
How long is the walk from City Hall Station to Peninsula Shopping Centre Singapore?
Expect the walk from City Hall Station to Peninsula Shopping Centre Singapore to be super fast!
Actually, it only takes about 3 minutes, and the walking distance is only 240 m.
Alternative Stations within Walking Distance of Peninsula Shopping Centre Singapore?
With Peninsula Shopping Centre Singapore being located right in downtown Singapore, it might not be necessary for you to get off at City Hall Station.
You could, technically, get off at another station and walk a bit farther.
Singapore has a very well-integrated bus network. You can get off and connect with a bus to reach the mall as well.
Refer to the table below. It summarizes all the closest stations to Peninsula Shopping Centre Singapore and how long the walk to it should be.
Walking Distance to
Peninsula Shopping Centre
Peninsula Shopping Centre
|City Hall Station (EW13/NS25)
|240 m||3 minutes|
|Bras Basah (CC2||600 m||8 minutes|
|Clarke Quay||650 m||8 minutes|
|Esplanade (CC3)||750 m||8 minutes|
|Raffles Place (EW14/NS26)||1.2 km||15 minutes|
The walking times range from 3 minutes (City Hall Station) to 15 minutes from the 5 closest stations to Peninsula Shopping Centre Singapore.
Other Places to Explore
Once you have checked out Peninsula Shopping Centre in Singapore, you will have several other places to visit within convenient walking distance.
There are several other shopping malls less than 200 meters away, such as
High Street Centre
Peninsula Shopping Centre is also within the museum district of Singapore.
The Children’s Museum Singapore and National Gallery Singapore (Directions) are very close.
If you walk closer to the Singapore Rover, you will get an opportunity to visit the scenic Clarke Quay and Boat Quay (Directions). These are popular spots for riverside restaurants, bars and cafes.
Fort Canning Park (Directions) and the Padang are two popular outdoor areas for fresh air and activities.
Best Places to Stay
With easy access to the MRT, staying close to Peninsula Shopping Centre is a wise decision. You can use this area as a central hub for getting to other regions of the city.
Most of the hotels around the mall are 4 and 5-star properties. Shop around here for deals, and you will be happy with the central location.
Peninsula Shopping Centre in Singapore is physically connected to Peninsula Excelsior Hotel – a 4-star property.
It’s the most convenient place to stay.
Other convenient options are lyf Funan Singapore and Grand Park City Hall. They are less than 1 minute from the mall.
Book at The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore or Hotel Swissôtel The Stamford if you want more luxury.
They are on the opposite side of City Hall Station and less than 1 minute from the MRT.
Ideally, you should now know how to get to Peninsula Shopping Centre in Singapore by MRT.
Due to its centralized location downtown, you have several station options that are within walking distance of it.
The best one is definitely City Hall Station (EW13/NS25).
It is less than a 3-minute walk to Peninsula Shopping Centre.
The convenient thing about using City Hall Station to access the mall is that City Hall is an interchange between the North-South (Red) and East-West (Green) Lines. You can take either one of these lines to access the mall.
Other stations downtown include to access Peninsula Shopping Centre include Bras Basah, Clarke Quay, Esplanade, and Raffles Place. Walking times range from 8 to 15 minutes to the mall from these, but it might be faster than transferring lines or catching a bus. Make the decision according to your starting point and what line you are travelling on.
Once you are at Peninsula Shopping Centre Singapore, you have several malls and several excellent hotels within 3 minutes or less. It’s a convenient area to stay for accessing other attractions and points of interest in Singapore.