Get to Wisteria Mall fast and worry-free using this guide.
This step-by-step guide will explain how to get to Wisteria Mall by MRT.
Even though Wisteria Mall is located in northern Singapore in Yishun, it’s still relatively easy to access using the city’s extensive MRT network.
Getting around Singapore using MRT is a cost-effective, safe and efficient alternative to taxis and private vehicles. If you want to save money in Singapore, use the MRT as much as possible.
To help with your trip to Wisteria Mall, we will share specific information \about metro lines, stations and where to change lines to get there as fast as possible. Once you are at the closest station to the mall, you will choose to walk or take public bus services. We will outline directions for pedestrians and those of you who want to connect with a bus.
Shopping at Wisteria Mall in Yishun Singapore
Wisteria Mall first opened its doors to visitors on July 28th, 2018. It is located in Yishun and mainly serves local residents of the attached condominium and neighbourhood.
There are two main commercial floors at Wisteria Mall – Basement 1 and Level 1. Although it is one of Yishun’s smaller shopping malls, it still has a good selection of stores and eateries here. You can find several affordable food vendors in the food court.
A lot of locals head to Wisteria Mall for weekly groceries. But, it’s also possible to find hair salons here, dental and medical clinics and laundry facilities.
Parking is available on-site, but if you take the MRT to Wisteria Mall, you won’t have to worry about that! Other benefits of shopping here include enjoying a very clean, modern environment and one that is not overly crowded compared to some of the mega malls in the city.
Getting to Wisteria Mall by MRT
Step 1: Walk to the nearest MRT station.
Staying close to a station in Singapore will undoubtedly make your trip to Wisteria Mall in Yishun faster, and likely cheaper.
Bypassing taxi fees and headaches associated with parking are two key benefits of staying close to the metro.
Here are three properties at different prices that you might consider checking out. All of them are three minutes (or less) from the stations listed below:
Luxury – the best of the best.
Conrad Centennial Singapore (5-star, 8.9/10 review score, close to Promenade Station)
Mid-Range – somewhere in the middle.
Heritage Collection on Chinatown (4-star, 9.0/10 review score, very close to Chinatown Station)
Budget (Excellent Value).
Wink Capsule Hostel @ Chinatown (2-star, 8.4/10 review score, 1-minute from Chinatown Station.
If you are visiting Singapore, consider staying in Chinatown, Marina Bay or Orchard.
Marina Bay is loaded with awesome hotels within direct walking distance of several MRT stations.
Step 2: Identify relevant lines and stations for your trip.
The best MRT station for accessing Wisteria Mall is Khatib Station (NS14).
Khatib Station (NS14) is located on Singapore’s North-South MRT Line, shown in red on the metro map.
Transfer Information for Getting to the North-South Line
Getting to Wisteria Mall via MRT is super easy if you stay along the North-South Line.
But if you are not starting on the North-South Line, you will have to find the best interchange station along the way to transfer lines.
An efficient transfer between metro lines will ensure a fast trip to Wisteria Mall.
The direct section below summarizes the most popular interchange stations to reach the North-South Line.
Take a look below and see which one makes the most sense for your trip.
Bishan – transfer between the Circle Line and the North-South Line
Newton – transfer between the Downtown Line and the North-South Line
Dhoby Ghaut – transfer between the North-East, Circle and the North-South Line
City Hall – transfer between the East-West and North-South Line
Raffles Place – transfer between the East-West and North-South Line
Marina Bay – transfer between the Thomson East Coast, Circle and North-South Line
Woodlands – transfer between the Thomson East Coast and North-South Line
Jurong East – transfer between the East-West and North-South Line
Book a room near one of these stations, and you should have no problem building an efficient itinerary.
Step 3: Buy your ticket to reach Khatib Station (NS13).
We used a stored value card when determining how to get to Wisteria Mall by MRT.
But, you do have a choice of several MRT ticket options to suit your plans.
Single and multiple trip tickets are available in stations. You can buy these right at the ticketing machines on your way to Wisteria Mall.
Singapore Tourist Passes are available for foreign guests. They allow you to use both bus and metro services in the city.
Step 4: Travel along the North-South Line to Khatib Station (NS14) after completing any necessary transfers.
Transfer to the North-South Line (if needed).
Then take the North-South Line to Khatib Station (NS14).
Khatib Station (NS14) has a neigbouring station to the north and south. If you know the neighbouring stations, then you will know when to get closer to an exit on the train:
Yishun (NS13) (north)
Yio Chu Kang (NS15) (south)
Move close to an exit on the train when you stop at either one of these neighbouring stations to Khatib.
Step 5: Alight at Khatib MRT Station (NS14).
Get off at Khatib MRT Station (NS14) to access Wisteria Mall. Bring all your stuff before the doors close.
Step 6: Travel from train platforms (L2) down to Level 1 of Khatib Station.
Khatib MRT Station (NS14) is built above-ground with two main Levels (1 and 2).
It is located next to Yishun Avenue 2, near the junction of Yishun Ring Road.
You will arrive at Level 2, where the train platforms are located.
Follow relevant station signs and head down to Level 1 of the station.
Step 7: Exit Khatib Station.
Khatib MRT station has four exits to choose from, and they are located at ground level (Level 1) – A, B, C and D.
Take Exit A.
Step 8: Walk or take public bus services from Khatib Station directly to Wisteria Mall.
After you exit Khatib Station, you will either walk or take a bus to Wisteria Mall.
Please refer to the specific directions below.
Walking Directions from Khatib Station to Wisteria Mall
Exit A will bring you out onto Yishun Avenue 2.
Take the pedestrian bridge across Yishun Avenue 2.
Walk northeast along Yishun Avenue 2 until you reach Yishun Ring Road.
Turn right (east) onto Yishun Ring Road.
Walk along Yishun Ring Road until you reach Yishun Avenue 4.
You should see Wisteria Mall at Yishun Ring Road and Yishun Avenue 4.
Walk to the entrance of Wisteria Mall.
Bus Directions from Khatib Station to Wisteria Mall
You can take either Exit A or Exit B at Khatib Station to access the mall by bus.
There are three main bus stops near the station that you can consider walking to:
Bef Khatib Stn Stop ID: 59041
Opp Khatib Stn Exit D Stop ID: 59561
Blk 624 Stop ID: 59421
Bus services that you should get on are:
Once you are in the vicinity of Wisteria Mall, get off and walk to the entrance.
A few of the closest bus stops near Wisteria are:
Opp Blk 672c Stop ID: 59719
Blk 672c Stop ID: 59711
Blk 671 CP Stop ID: 59299
You can easily walk from these bus stops to Wisteria Mall in a few minutes.
Is it better to walk or take the bus from Khatib Station to Wisteria Mall?
The walk from Khatib Station to Wisteria Mall is about 900 m and takes approximately 11 minutes.
The bus ride takes a similar amount of time when you consider the walking time to and from the bus and the time waiting for the bus service to pick you up.
We always suggest walking when the times are similar because it’s healthier, better for the environment, and eliminates bus delays. You hope the bus will arrive on time but there are never any guarantees!
Things to do near Wisteria Mall?
Wisteria Mall is only one of several shopping centres in Yishun.
If you are looking for the largest selection of merchandise and services, then head to Northpoint City (MRT Directions). It is the largest mall in Northern Singapore. You can take the MRT to Yishun Station to access it.
Other smaller shopping centres in Yishun include:
Sembawang Shopping Centre is also worth checking out. You can get to them using local bus services from Wisteria Mall.
There are a few popular food centres in Yishun that offer affordable meals and some traditional favourites:
Yishun Park Hawker Centre
Chong Pang Market & Food Centre
Don’t expect a fancy dining experience, but an economic one!
Some of the most popular recreational areas close to Wisteria Mall include:
Lower Seletar Reservoir Pond
You can either drive or take the bus to any of these from the mall.
Staying near Wisteria Mall
Wisteria Mall is located well north of the city centre. Therefore, unless you are doing business here or attending a special event nearby, you will likely stay elsewhere.
Simply follow these MRT directions, and you should easily reach the mall from other areas with more hotel options.
According to our research, the closest place to stay with positive guest review scores is Orchid Country Club (4-star, 8.2/10 review score based on 356 reviews). It has resort-style accommodation with a 9-hole golf course and an Olympic-size swimming pool. According to verified guest reviews, it’s a well-managed property.
Popular areas such as Clarke Quay, Boat Quay, Orchard, and Marina Bay are popular places to stay with direct MRT-station access.
So, there you have it – a step-by-step overview of how to get to Wisteria Mall by MRT.
Getting to the mall is pretty simple once you get onto the North-South Line. The most important thing to plan in advance for most commuters is where to transfer lines. And if you don’t need to transfer, it’s even easier getting there.
Once you arrive at Khatib Station, you choose to walk or take the bus to Wisteria Mall. The travel time, either way is around 11 minutes. If it’s raining out or really hot, consider taking the bus. Otherwise, walking might be the best option.