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A comprehensive guide on all the ways you can reach Singapore Zoo

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Where is Singapore Zoo located?

Getting to Singapore Zoo by public transport

By MRT
By Bus

Best for: Budget travel
Travel time: 1 hour 5 minutes
Closest stop: Springleaf MRT Station
Timings: 5:30 AM to 12:30 AM

  • Walk to the Napier MRT station from the Museum of Ice Cream Singapore and take the Thomson East Coast Line to the Springleaf MRT station. You need to hop on a bus from here to reach Singapore Zoo from here.
  • Alternatively, you can take the metro on the North-South Line from Orchard Road to Khatib MRT and take the Mandai Khatib Shuttle Bus to get to the Singapore Zoo.

Best for: Budget travel and sightseeing
Travel time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Closest stop: Singapore Zoo Bus Stop

  • Take bus 174 from Aft Min Of Foreign Affairs bus stop to Bef Crown Ctr. You can take buses 170 or 961 to reach Opp Mandai Est. Now, take bus 927 to reach the Singapore Zoo bus stop.
  • Alternatively, you can take bus 174 to Leedon Green, and get on bus 855 to the Bef Khatib bus stop. Walk for about 2 minutes to Khatib MRT Exit A pickup point and catch the Mandai Khatib Shuttle to reach the Singapore Zoo.
  • Please note that you need to switch between buses 132, 138, 75, 123, 105, and 927 depending on the route you take and time of day. 

Getting to Singapore Zoo by car

Driving Route
Parking Facilities

Best for: Save time, the fastest way to get to Singapore Zoo
Travel time: 25-30 minutes
Distance: 19 kilometres

  • Get on Tanglin Road after you leave the Museum of Ice Cream and continue toward Orange Grove Road. Continue driving until you reach Stevens Road. 
  • Drive for about 1.5 kilometres till you reach a Y-junction. Take a left here till you merge with PIE. 
  • Drive for around 4 kilometres after merging with PIE before taking the left to exit 24 for BKE which heads toward Woodlands. 
  • Now, get onto the Bukit Timah Expressway and drive for 7 kilometres before taking exit 7 for Mandai Road.
  • Follow the Mandai Road till you reach the Singapore Zoo.
Singapore Zoo map

There are two carparks inside Mandai Wildlife Reserve where you can park your vehicle on your visit.

  • Car Park 2: An open-air parking space where visitors can park their vehicles without any hassles. The car park is located on your left toward the zoo’s entrance. 
  • Car Park 1: You can also park at Car Park 1 in case you are visiting nearby attractions including the Bird Paradise.

The parking charges are SGD 3 for the first hour, followed by SGD 2 for every extra hour.

Walking to Singapore Zoo

Getting to Singapore Zoo

Best for: Health-conscious visitors, sightseeing
Travel time:
40-45 minutes
Distance:
3 kilometres

  • Walking to the Singapore Zoo via the Mandai Walking Trail is a good way to stay connected to nature and explore one of the greenest areas of Singapore. 
  • Walk along the Mandai walking trail till you reach the Central Catchment Park connector. 
  • Turn right from the Mandai Lake Road. Walk past the COLLIN'S® Mandai Wildlife West restaurant and a bunch of other eateries like Starbucks and Birds of Paradise Gelato Boutique & Sandwich Bar (Mandai Wildlife West) for about a kilometre before reaching the zoo’s entrance. 



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Frequently asked questions about Singapore Zoo’s location

Where is Singapore Zoo located?

Singapore Zoo is located at 80 Mandai Lake Rd, Singapore 72982 in Singapore's open catchment area. The Zoo is part of the Mandai Wildlife Reserve.

Which city is Singapore Zoo in?

Singapore Zoo is located in the Lion City of Singapore. It is one of the world's top zoos.

Which is the closest bus stop to Singapore Zoo?

The Singapore Zoo bus stop is the closest stop to Singapore Zoo. The Mandai Khatib shuttle ends here, and is a very convenient and budget-friendly way to reach the Zoo.

How do I get to Singapore Zoo?

You can get to Singapore Zoo by bus, MRT, taxi, or by car. Check out the Zoo's opening hours to help you plan your visit better.

Which is the best way to get to Singapore Zoo?

The best way to get to Singapore Zoo is by bus thanks to the Mandai Khatib Shuttle service that is available from the Khatib MRT Station.

Which is the fastest way to get to Singapore Zoo?

The fastest way to get to Singapore Zoo is by car or taxi. Head's up: this will cost you significantly more than using public transportation.

Which is the cheapest way to get to Singapore Zoo?

The cheapest way to get to the Zoo is by bus.

Which is the closest subway station to Singapore Zoo?

The Springleaf MRT Station is the closest MRT station to Singapore Zoo.

Can I park at Singapore Zoo?

Yes, you can park your vehicle at Car Park 2 and Car Park 1 at Mandai Wildlife Reserve, and take a short walk to Singapore Zoo.