Getting to Gardens by the Bay: Routes & Transport Options
Where is Gardens by the Bay?
Gardens by the Bay is located in the heart of Singapore, just a short walk from the city center and hosts iconic attractions like Floral Fantasy, Supertree Observatory and more. The Gardens by the Bay compound is easily accessible by public transport, with a number of MRT (subway) stations nearby.
Address: 18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953 | Find on map
Nearby Landmark: Red Dot Design Museum, Marina Bay Sands Resort
Getting to Gardens by the Bay by Public Transport
Travel time: 25 minutes (from the National Museum of Singapore)
Closest station: Marine Gardens Drive (03371)
To get to Gardens by the Bay by bus, disembark at the Tanjong Pagar MRT Station (EW15) and take Exit C. From here board bus 400 at stop number 03223 and alight at stop number 03371 at Marina Gardens Drive.
Travel time: 27 minutes (from the National Museum of Singapore)
Closest station: Bayfront Station
The closest MRT Station to Gardens by the Bay is Bayfront Station (CE1/DT16). Take Exit B and keep walking along the underground linkway. Once you exit, cross the Dragonfly Bridge or the Meadow Bridge to get inside Gardens by the Bay.
Travel time: 12 minutes (from East Coast Parkway)
You can easily catch a local taxi to get to Gardens by the Bay from anywhere in the city. The minimum fare is $3.00 to $3.40, depending on the time of the day.
Getting to Gardens by the Bay by Car
Travel Time: 12 minutes
If you’re driving from East Coast Parkway (ECP), Kallang-Paya Lebar Expressway (KPE), or Ayer Rajah Expressway (AYE), drive towards Central Boulevard and then turn right into Marina Gardens Drive.
Alternatively, if you’re coming via Ophir Road, head to Sheares Avenue and take the exit onto Marina Boulevard. From here, turn left into Marina Gardens Drive.
Bay South: Depending on which side you’re entering from, you can choose any of the following parking spaces*.
Main Entrance (Basement Car Park), The Meadows (Open-air car park), Bayfront Plaza (Open-air car park), Satay By The Bay (Open-air car park)
Bay East: There is an open-air car park located at Bay East Garden next to the security counter*.
*The parking charges for cars are $0.03 per minute or $30 for the day. The charges for motorcycles are priced at $1.20 per entry.
Walking to Gardens by the Bay
Travel Time: 10 to 12 minutes
If you’re walking to Gardens by the Bay from Helix Bridge, follow the footpath under East Coast Parkway (ECP). From here, make your way to Bay South Garden along Marina Bay.
If you’re walking from Marina Bay Sands Hotel, get across Lions Bridge at the hotel and walk towards the entrance gate. This bridge is accessible between 8 AM and 11 PM daily. Alternatively, you can take the underground pathway through the Bayfront Metro Station through Exit B.
Frequently Asked Questions About Gardens by the Bay Location & Directions
Gardens by the Bay is located close to the city center in Singapore and is close to attractions such as the Singapore Flyer, ArtScience Museum, and Marina Bay Sands.
The Gardens by the Bay address is 18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953.
You can get to Gardens by the Bay by bus, MRT, or car. It is easily accessible by public transport.
The fastest way to get to Gardens by the Bay is by driving there. It is located close to the city center and is easily accessible from different areas in the city.
The cheapest way to get to Gardens by the Bay is by bus or MRT.
The closest bus stop to Gardens by the Bay is Marine Gardens Drive (03371).
The closest metro station to Gardens by the Bay is Bayfront Station.
Yes, paid parking is available at multiple points at Bay East Garden, The Meadow, Bayfront Plaza, and Satay by the Bay.
Yes, there are ample parking spots available for disabled persons at Gardens by the Bay.
Walking to Gardens by the Bay, especially along Marina Bay, is a great way to explore Singapore.
The Gardens by the Bay opening hours vary for each attraction. Click here for the complete list of timings.
Yes, bikes can be parked at all Gardens by the Bay parking spaces for an entry fee of $1.20.
Yes, the Main Entrance parking is a covered parking space to park your vehicles while visiting Gardens by the Bay.