Get to Yishun Park Hawker Centre as fast as possible by following these specific steps!
This article will outline all the specific steps needed to reach Yishun Park Hawker Centre by MRT. As you might already know, hawker food centres in Singapore are immensely popular amongst both locals and tourists.
Singapore is regarded as an expensive city for eating out, but that is definitely not always the case.
Yishun Park Hawker Centre is just one of the hundreds of food centres in Singapore that offer tons of local dishes at affordable prices. Getting to Yishun and the area around the hawker centre can take a bit of planning, especially if you are visiting from the south.
And that’s why we will summarize every step of the way!
When heading to Yishun Park Hawker Centre, some of the most important information you need to know includes the line, interchange stations, and the most convenient station to walk directly there.
Although getting there via MRT might take a bit longer than driving or getting a taxi directly there, when you take the MRT to Yishun Park Hawker Centre, you bypass traffic, avoid parking fees and help to keep Singapore’s air clean.
Eating at Yishun Park Hawker Centre in Singapore
Yishun Park Hawker Centre first opened on September 20th, 2017, making it one of northern Singapore’s most modern food centres. Aside from excellent prices and dishes, you will find a lot of variety here as well.
Yishun Park Hawker Centre has 43 stalls serving up everything from traditional Nyonya cuisine to western and Japanese dishes at the time of writing. Some of the most popular meals at Yishun Park Hawker Centre include
Curry and roti (Indian-inspired)
Bak Ku Teh
Chilli crab crayfish hor fun
Har Cheong Gai (prawn paste chicken wings)
Min Jiang Kueh (traditional Chinese pancake dessert)
One cool trademark of Yishun Park Hawker Centre is that patrons can pay 1 dollar for a tray and receive the dollar back when the tray is returned.
You will definitely notice that Yishun Park Hawker Centre caters more to young Singaporeans than many food centres in the city. For example, the beverage area of the food centre feels like a contemporary cafe with specialty drinks such as lattes and cappuccinos available. It’s a popular hang-out spot with good prices.
Then, on weekends when families are out and about, there are programmes available at Yishun Park Hawker Centre. While parents are enjoying a drink or a meal, children can participate in fun activities such as water play and face painting. The activities change monthly to ensure that you and your children won’t get bored!
Yishun Park Hawker Centre is also close to several shopping centres and public recreational spaces (parks), making it an easy place to add to your itinerary.
Getting to Yishun Park Hawker Centre by MRT
Step 1: Access the most convenient MRT station.
The first step in getting to Yishun Park Hawker Centre by MRT is finding the closest MRT station.
Whether you are staying in Singapore or visiting, this shouldn’t be a big problem. Singapore has several MRT lines servicing most city areas.
Popular hotels such as Marina Bay Sands and Fullerton Hotel are only 2-3 minutes walking distance from their neighbouring stations if you still need to book a place to stay.
Step 2: Plan your trip to Yishun Park Hawker Centre.
Next, focus on planning your route to Yishun Park Hawker Centre.
The most convenient station for accessing Yishun Park Hawker Centre is Yishun Station (NS13).
Yishun Station (NS13) is on the Red Line – also known as the North-South Line. It connects downtown Singapore with northern areas such as Yishun and Woodlands.
Interchange Stations to Access the North-South Line
The most challenging aspect of getting to Yishun Park Hawker Centre is transferring to the North-South Line. And, if you are already starting your journey on the Red Line, then you have nothing to worry about!
Refer to the list below that summarizes most of the transfer stations to the North-East Line. Find the station that makes the most sense according to your starting point.
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
There are metro maps at every station along the way!
Step 3: Buy your MRT ticket to Yishun Station.
You have a few different ticket options when heading to Yishun Park Hawker Centre.
- Stored Value Cards
- Tourist Passes
- Multiple/Single Trip Tickets
The one you buy depends on how long you are in the city and whether you plan to use bus services.
We used a stored value card while figuring out how to get to Yishun Park Hawker Centre by MRT. There are several types of these cards, and all you need to do is buy one and top it up.
Singapore Tourist Passes are another convenient option but are limited to foreign tourists in the city. Once you buy one, enjoy unlimited MRT, LRT and bus rides (excluding express services).
You can purchase single and multiple trip tickets in stations throughout the city and on your way to Yishun Park Hawker Centre. There are plenty of ticketing machines located near the entry gates in each station.
Step 4: Travel to Yishun MRT Station (NS13) by completing any necessary transfers along the way.
Take the MRT to Yishun Station (NS13), making sure that you use the correct interchange station along the way (if needed).
Yishun Station (NS13) has two neighbouring stations that you should know about to plan your exit from the train:
Canberra (NS12) (North)
Khatib (NS14) (South)
Once you hear the verbal instructions on the train, move closer to an exit.
Step 5: Get off the train at Yishun Station (NS13).
Get off the train at Yishun Station (NS13) and bring all your belongings.
Step 6: Travel from Level 2 of Yishun Station down to L1 or the B2 Underpass.
Yishun MRT Station (NS13) is an above-ground station near Yishun Avenue 2, and the road junction with Yishun Central and Yishun Avenue 1.
The station consists of three levels :
Level 2 (L2)
Level 1 (L1)
Basement Level 2 (B2)
The train platforms are located at Level 2 of Yishun Station (NS13), and that’s where you will arrive.
Travel down to Level 1 of the station, using relevant signs.
Step 7: Exit Yishun Station (NS13).
You can get to Yishun Park Hawker Centre using any exits from the station, but Exits C or D are likely to be the fastest and most convenient.
Step 8: Walk or take the bus from Yishun Station (NS13) to Yishun Park Hawker Centre.
Like many destinations in Singapore, you have the choice of walking or taking the bus from the station to Yishun Park Hawker Centre.
We will summarize both modes of transport for you, and then you can decide which one works best for you.
Walking Directions from Yishun Station to Yishun Park Hawker Centre
Exit C or D will bring you onto Yishun Avenue 2.
Head north on Yishun Avenue 2 toward Yishun Central.
Turn right (east) onto Yishun Central.
Walk east along Yishun Central until you reach Yishun Avenue 11.
Turn left onto Yishun Avenue 11 and walk east.
Keep walking along Yishun Avenue 11 until you see Yishun Park Hawker Centre on your left.
Enter Yishun Park Hawker Centre at the corner Yishun of Yishun Avenue 11 and Yishun Ring Road.
Bus Directions from Yishun Station to Yishun Park Hawker Centre
Take Exit D and wait at the following bus stop across the road from Yishun Station:
Opp Yishun Stn – Stop ID: 59008
Get on Bus 804, 807 or 860.
Stay on the bus for six stops and then alight at Blk 413 – Stop ID: 59419
Walk southwest along Yishun Ring Road.
Enter Yishun Park Hawker Centre at the corner Yishun of Yishun Avenue 11 and Yishun Ring Road.
Should you walk or take the bus from Yishun Station (NS13) to Yishun Park Hawker Centre?
The walk from Yishun Station to Yishun Park Hawker Centre takes about 15-18 minutes, depending on your pace. The distance is 1.4 km.
The bus takes about 16 minutes with an approximate bus pick-up frequency of every 5-6 minutes.
So, your total travel time between Yishun Station and Yishun Park Hawker Centre will be quite similar to walking or taking the bus.
Consider the weather and your fitness level when you choose, but the time is very similar either way!
Planning your day around Yishun Park Hawker Centre
Fortunately, there are several places to check near Yishun Park Hawker Centre on the same day.
Yishun Park is a perfect example.
It is directly southwest of the Hawker Centre and very easy to visit.
There are several shopping centres in Yishun to visit, with Northpoint City (directions to get there) being the most convenient relative to the Hawker Centre.
(you will pass by Northpoint City on the way).
Some other malls worth checking out in Yishun include the following:
Wisteria Mall (Directions)
Yishun’s other popular food centre is Chong Pang Market (Directions to get there using MRT). You might want to sample some dishes at both places and see which one you like best!
Other popular recreational areas close to Yishun Park Hawker Centre are:
Lower Seletar Reservoir Park (Directions)
A fund day in Yishun consists of exploring, eating and shopping!
Staying near Yishun Park Hawker Centre in Singapore
Orchid Country Club (4-star, 8.2/10 review score based on 356 reviews) is the only resort/hotel style property in Yishun available on accommodation websites.
You can get there by taking the MRT to Yishun Station. Walk or bus south from there to the hotel.
Orchid Country Club offers resort-style accommodation with a 9-hole golf course and an Olympic-size swimming pool. Overall, it receives positive reviews from verified guests.
You might want to consider staying in other areas of Singapore, such as Marina Bay, Chinatown, Little India, Bugis or Sentosa. Singapore is loaded with excellent hotels and different price levels. Family travel is made easy with tons of kid-friendly places to stay.
So there you have it, a step-by-step guide on how to get to Yishun Park Hawker Centre by MRT!
This is a relatively easy place to access via MRT. Just think about which interchange station you will use and whether you want to walk or bus from Yishun Station (NS13).
Otherwise, getting there should be easy.
Once you arrive at Yishun Station, expect it to take about 15 minutes to reach the Hawker Centre. Northpoint City and Yishun Park are two points of interest that you will bypass as you travel from the station to the Food Centre. They are west Yishun Park Hawker Centre, wedged between it and the station.