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There are 6 ways to get from Merlion to Somapah Changi by bus, subway, taxi or car

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Line 124 bus, subway

  1. Take the line 124 bus from Blk 25 to Aft Chinatown Stn Exit D
  2. Take the subway from Chinatown to Upper Changi

Cheapest option

Line 5 bus

  1. Take the line 5 bus from Bt Merah Int to Upp Changi Stn/Opp SUTD

4 alternative options

Subway

  1. Take the subway from Harbourfront to Chinatown
  2. Take the subway from Chinatown to Upper Changi

Line 124 bus, line 2 bus

  1. Take the line 124 bus from Aft Telok Blangah Hts to Clarke Quay Stn Exit E
  2. Take the line 2 bus from Clarke Quay Stn Exit E to Upp Changi Stn/Opp SUTD

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Merlion to Somapah Changi

Drive

  1. Drive from Merlion to Somapah Changi
Merlion → Somapah Changi
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Somapah Changi is 1800 333 9999.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Somapah Changi is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Somapah Changi is 1 metre.

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Last updated: 18 May 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Merlion to Somapah Changi is to line 5 bus which costs $1 - $3 and takes 2h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Merlion to Somapah Changi is to taxi which costs $24 - $29 and takes 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bt Merah Int and arriving at Upp Changi Stn/Opp SUTD. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 44m.

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No, there is no direct train from Merlion to Somapah Changi. However, there are services departing from Harbourfront and arriving at Upper Changi via Chinatown. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 57 min.

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It is 18 km from Merlion to Somapah Changi. It is approximately 26.1 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Merlion to Somapah Changi without a car is to line 124 bus and subway which takes 57 min and costs $2 - $6.

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It takes approximately 57 min to get from Merlion to Somapah Changi, including transfers.

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Merlion to Somapah Changi bus services, operated by SBS Transit, depart from Aft Telok Blangah Hts station.

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Merlion to Somapah Changi train services, operated by SMRT, depart from Harbourfront station.

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Merlion to Somapah Changi bus services, operated by Gas, arrive at Upp Changi Stn/Opp SUTD station.

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Map of how to get from Merlion to Somapah Changi.
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  • Distance: 17.9 km
  • Duration: 57 min

What companies run services between Merlion, Singapore and Somapah Changi, Singapore?

You can take a vehicle from Merlion to Somapah Changi via Harbourfront and Chinatown in around 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Merlion to Somapah Changi via Aft Telok Blangah Hts and Clarke Quay Stn Exit E in around 1h 41m.

Train operators
SMRT
Phone
1800 336 8900
Website
smrt.com.sg
Subway from Chinatown to Upper Changi
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Schedules at
lta.gov.sg
Subway from Harbourfront to Chinatown
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Schedules at
lta.gov.sg
SBS Transit
Phone
1800 - 287 2727
Website
sbstransit.com.sg
Subway from Chinatown to Upper Changi
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
SBS Transit
Subway from Harbour Front to Chinatown
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
SBS Transit
Bus operators
SBS Transit
Phone
1800 - 287 2727
Website
sbstransit.com.sg
Bus from Blk 25 to Aft Chinatown Stn Exit D
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
SBS Transit
Bus from Aft Telok Blangah Hts to Clarke Quay Stn Exit E
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
SBS Transit
Bus from Bt Merah Int to Upp Changi Stn/Opp SUTD
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
SBS Transit
Gas
Website
go-aheadsingapore.com
Bus from Clarke Quay Stn Exit E to Upp Changi Stn/Opp SUTD
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
go-aheadsingapore.com
Other operators
Taxi from Merlion to Somapah Changi
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$24 - $29
SMRT Taxi
Phone
+65 6555 8888
Website
smrt.com.sg
Comfort Delgro
Phone
+65 6552 1111
Website
cdgtaxi.com.sg

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Merlion to Somapah Changi train services, operated by SMRT, arrive at Upper Changi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Merlion to Somapah Changi is 26 km. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from Merlion to Somapah Changi.

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