How to get to The Poiz Centre by MRT?

How to get to The Poiz Centre by MRT?
The Poiz Centre by MRT

Get to The Poiz Centre fast and affordably following these steps!

Welcome to this comprehensive guide on how to get to The Poiz Centre by MRT in Singapore. 

In this article, we will summarize all the most important steps that you will need to make it there fast and affordably. 

The Poiz Centre is well northeast of the city centre. A taxi from downtown to here can be costly especially if you are heading there during rush hour traffic. 

The three most important things to remember about heading to The Poiz Centre include

  • Which MRT line(s) should you take?
  • What’s the closest and most convenient station?
  • What kind of transport cards are available for this trip?

We will explain each one of these to make your trip to The Poiz Centre as quickly as possible. 

Shopping at The Poiz Centre in Singapore

The Poiz Centre is a popular neighbourhood mall providing visitors with a solid selection of goods, services and restaurants. It has a popular grocery store which is convenient among local residents in Singapore. 

You can also find also the following shops and services there:

  • Bakeries
  • Hair salons
  • Money changers
  • Hardware shops
  • Pharmacies
  • ATMs

The Poiz Centre is very conveniently serviced by Singapore’s extensive MRT network, making it an easy place to access weekly goods and services.

Getting to The Poiz Centre using MRT

Step 1: Map out your route – Best Lines and Stations. 

By far the most convenient station for getting to The Poiz Centre by MRT is 

Pasir Potong Station (NE10)

You can only access Pasir Potong Station using the North-East Line which is represented in purple color on the metro map. 

Be sure to map out your entire route to The Poiz Centre before accessing the network. 

Step 2: Buy a transportation card to reach The Poiz Centre via MRT. 

Singapore offers commuters and tourists two main types of transportation cards which you could use on your way to The Poiz Centre by MRT.

Here they are

Singapore Tourist Pass is ideal for short-term foreign visitors. Once purchased, you can get unlimited bus and train rides throughout the city. But it’s not designed for residents of Singapore. 

You should be from abroad to purchase one.

On the other hand, the Stored Value Card is suitable for all commuters, foreigners, and locals included.  

After each bus, LRT or MRT ride the fare will be deducted from your balance. Just simply tap to enter and exit the MRT system.

We tried out the Stored Value Card while discovering how to get to The Poiz Centre by MRT, and we experienced no issues. 

Step 3: Access the closest MRT station. 

Staying within a few hundred meters of an MRT station in Singapore can make it much more convenient to get around the city. 

Not only will you save money by avoiding taxi and parking fees, you will also avoid all the peak road traffic on your way to The Poiz Centre and other points of interest.

Here are two excellent properties that you can start your search with. Both have super convenient access to MRT stations and routinely receive superb reviews: 

Marina Bay Sands Hotel (right beside Bayfront Station)

The Fullerton Hotel (right beside Raffles Place Station)

Marina Bay Sands is renowned throughout Asia for its amazing architectural design and breathtaking sky pool views. 

The Fullerton Hotel is located on beautiful Boat Quay, which is just a few minutes walking distance from Marina Bay and Clarke Quay.

Where you choose to stay in Singapore really comes down to your budget. Marina Bay and Sentosa are awesome places for luxury properties and world-class views. 

Learn More: Top Luxury Hotels Near Marina Bay in Singapore

Budget-conscious travellers should head to Chinatown, Little India or Bugis if you want to save some cash. There are lots of boutique hotels and hostels in these areas. 

Step 4: Ride the MRT to The Poiz Centre.

Walk to the closest MRT station. 

Transfer to the North-East Line.

Then, ride the MRT all the way to Potong Pasir Station (NE10). 

Move closer to an exit on the train as you approach the station. 

Map of MRT Lines and Stations near The Poiz Centre
Map of MRT Lines and Stations near The Poiz Centre

Step 5: Alight at Potong Pasir Station (NE10).

Get off the train at Potong Pasir Station.

Collect all your belongings before alighting. 

Step 6: Find the most convenient station exit for accessing The Poiz Centre.

In the section below, we will describe how to quickly exit Potong Pasir Station on your way to The Poiz Centre. 

Exiting Potong Pasir Station 

Potong Pasir Station (NE10) is built underground near the border between Woodleigh and Bidadari planning subzones.

It has 3 main levels that you should be familiar with:

Level 1 – Street Level

B1 – Concourse Ticketing

B2 – North-East Line Train Platforms

Regardless of which direction you are traveling in, you will arrive at B2 North-East Line train platforms. 

From there, travel up to L1- Street Level using the stairs, escalators or elevators. 

There are three ground-level exits at Potong Pasir Station (Exit A, B and C).

Take Exit C to reach The Poiz Centre.

Map of Potong Pasir Station to reach The Poiz Centre
Navigating your way from Posong Pasir MRT Station to the station exit in order to reach the The Poiz Centre

Step 7: Walk directly from Potong Pasir Station to The Poiz Centre.

Exit C at Potong Pasir Station will bring you out onto the northern direction of Upper Serangoon Road.

Conveniently, there is a covered walkway from Exit C which extends directly to The Poiz Centre.    

All you need to do is walk directly west, and you will be right at The Poiz Centre. 

How long is the walk from Potong Pasir Station to The Poiz Centre?

The walk from Potong Pasir Station to The Poiz Centre is less than 1 minute. The Poiz Centre is directly west of the station making the walk very short and easy to navigate. 

Walking time and distance from Potong Pasir Station Station to The Poiz Centre

How to get to The Poiz Centre by MRT?
An Overview of How to get to The Poiz Centre by MRT?

Other Places to Visit During the Same Day?

With The Poiz Centre being well north of the city centre, expect to find lots of residential complexes, athletic facilities and some shopping centres close to it. 

During the same day, consider checking out a few of the other malls not too far away. 

If you continue north along the North-East Line, you can visit the Woodleigh Mall. Get off at Woodleigh Station, and the walk is short.

Alternatively, you can head east to 18 Tai Seng which is adjacent to Tai Seng MRT Station.  

Gantrall Mall is within walking distance of 18 Tai Seng. 

If you’re looking for some outdoor space, head northeast of The Poiz Centre to Bidadari Park

Best Hotels in the Area

Due to its location outside the city centre, there aren’t too many places to stay right near The Poiz Centre. 

Consequently, most people stay south or east of it. 

One of the best properties only a few minutes away is

ibis Styles Singapore On Macpherson

This is a good place to stay to save some cash while having access to the northeastern areas of the city. 


Now you know how to get to The Poiz Centre by MRT in Singapore in a fast and affordable manner.

It isn’t located in downtown Singapore, so it’s important you map out your route before entering the metro. 

The two most important points to remember are which lines to take and which station to get off at. 

Take the MRT to the North-East Line. 

Then, get off at Potong Pasir Station (NE10). If you take Exit C at the station, the walk to The Poiz Centre is less than 1 minute away.

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