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Recommended option

Subway via Dhoby Ghaut  •  9 min

  1. Take the subway from Orchard to Dhoby Ghaut North South Line
  2. Take the subway from Dhoby Ghaut to Chinatown North East

$1 - $2

Cheapest option

Line 190 bus  •  17 min

  1. Take the line 190 bus from Tang Plaza to Hong Lim Pk 190

$1 - $3

5 alternative options

Line 143 bus  •  11 min

  1. Take the line 143 bus from Tang Plaza to Chinatown Pt 143

$2

Subway  •  13 min

  1. Take the subway from Newton to Chinatown Downtown line

$1 - $2

Taxi  •  4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Orchard Road to Chinatown MRT Station 2.5 miles

$5 - $7

Uber  •  4 min

  1. Take an Uber from Orchard Road to Chinatown MRT Station 2.5 miles

$5 - $8

Walk  •  42 min

  1. Walk from Orchard Road to Chinatown MRT Station 2.2 miles

What companies run services between Orchard Road, Singapore and Chinatown MRT Station, Singapore?

SBS Transit operates a bus from Orchard Road to Chinatown MRT Station every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 11 min.

Train operators
SMRT
Phone
+1 800-336-8900
Website
smrt.com.sg
Subway from Orchard to Dhoby Ghaut
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
smrt.com.sg
Subway from Dhoby Ghaut to Chinatown
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
smrt.com.sg
Subway from Newton to Chinatown
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
smrt.com.sg
Bus operators
SBS Transit
Website
sbstransit.com.sg
Bus from Tang Plaza to Chinatown Pt
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sbstransit.com.sg
SMRT buses
Website
smrt.com.sg
Bus from Tang Plaza to Hong Lim Pk
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
journey.smrt.com.sg
Other operators
Uber Singapur
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Orchard Road to Chinatown MRT Station
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Signup at
uber.com
UberFLASH
$5 - $8
CAR SEAT
$9 - $12
uberPOOL
$5 - $8
uberPET
$7 - $10
uberASSIST
$5 - $8
uberX
$5 - $8
uberXL
$9 - $13
UberExec
$12 - $17
ExecLarge
$19 - $25
Taxi from Orchard Road to Chinatown MRT Station
Ave. Duration
4 min
Estimated price
$5 - $7
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 Orchard Road and Chinatown MRT Station is 3 km.

The cheapest way to get from Orchard Road to Chinatown MRT Station is to line 143 bus which costs $2 and takes 11 min.

The quickest way to get from Orchard Road to Chinatown MRT Station is to taxi which takes 4 min and costs $7 - $9.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tang Plaza and arriving at Chinatown Pt. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 min.

It takes approximately 9 min to get from Orchard Road to Chinatown MRT Station, including transfers.