There are 6 ways to get from Little India to Merlion by subway, bus, taxi, towncar or foot

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Subway  •  10 min

  1. Take the subway from Bugis to Raffles Place East West Green

$1 - $2

Cheapest option

Line 857 bus  •  21 min

  1. Take the line 857 bus from Opp Veerasamy Rd to The Esplanade 857

$1 - $3

4 alternative options

Line 130 bus  •  14 min

  1. Take the line 130 bus from Opp Veerasamy Rd to Opp S'pore Cricket Club 130

$2

Taxi  •  3 min

  1. Take a taxi from Little India to Merlion 1.8 miles

$4 - $6

Uber  •  3 min

  1. Take an Uber from Little India to Merlion 1.8 miles

$4 - $8

Walk  •  35 min

  1. Walk from Little India to Merlion 1.8 miles

What companies run services between Little India, Singapore and Merlion, Singapore?

SBS Transit operates a bus from Little India to Merlion every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 9 min.

Train operators
SMRT
Phone
+1 800-336-8900
Website
smrt.com.sg
Subway from Bugis to Raffles Place
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
smrt.com.sg
Bus operators
SBS Transit
Website
sbstransit.com.sg
Bus from Opp Veerasamy Rd to Opp S'pore Cricket Club
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sbstransit.com.sg
SMRT buses
Website
smrt.com.sg
Bus from Opp Veerasamy Rd to The Esplanade
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
journey.smrt.com.sg
Other operators
Uber Singapur
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Little India to Merlion
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Signup at
uber.com
UberFLASH
$5 - $7
CAR SEAT
$8 - $12
uberPOOL
$4 - $8
uberPET
$6 - $9
uberASSIST
$5 - $8
uberX
$5 - $8
uberXL
$8 - $12
UberExec
$10 - $15
ExecLarge
$16 - $21
Taxi from Little India to Merlion
Ave. Duration
3 min
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Comfort Delgro
Phone
+65 6552 1111
Website
cdgtaxi.com.sg
SMRT Taxi
Phone
+65 6555 8888
Website
smrt.com.sg

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Little India and Merlion is 2 km.

The cheapest way to get from Little India to Merlion is to line 130 bus which costs $2 and takes 14 min.

The quickest way to get from Little India to Merlion is to taxi which takes 3 min and costs $6 - $8.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Opp Veerasamy Rd and arriving at Opp S'pore Cricket Club. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 min.

The subway from Bugis to Raffles Place takes 3 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.