Making your way to Singapore Zoo is easy. No matter where you’re starting your journey from, there are several quick and convenient ways to get here.
 

Bus/MRT

If you’re taking the MRT, you can take the train to any of the MRT stations below. From there, you can hop on a connecting bus that will take you straight to our wildlife parks.

MRT stations
Connecting buses
Khatib (NS14)
Choa Chu Kang (NS4)
927
Ang Mo Kio (NS16)
138
Springleaf (TE4)
138

Mandai Shuttle

Reach our wildlife parks in 15 minutes! This loop shuttle service from Khatib MRT Station (NS14) to the Singapore Zoo Coach Bay is available daily.

Fares for one-way

Adult
Child
Ages 3 to 12
S$ 1
 
 
S$ 1
Children below 3 years old ride for free.

Bus Schedule

Buses arrive every 10 minutes during operating hours and 20 minutes between 11pm & 12am.

From Khatib MRT Station to Mandai Wildlife Reserve
Pick-up Point
Khatib MRT Station (NS14) Exit A Passenger Pick-up Point
Timing
First Bus: 8:00am
Last Bus: 11:40pm
From Mandai Wildlife Reserve to Khatib MRT Station
Pick-up Point
Singapore Zoo Coach Bay
Timing
First Bus: 8:40am
Last Bus: 12:00am

Notes:

  • Children below 3 years old ride free on Mandai Shuttle.
  • Frequency of bus shuttle is 10 minutes except from 11pm to 12am where frequency is every 20 minutes.
  • Frequency and travel time is subject to traffic conditions.
  • Frequency of shuttle will increase between 9am and 7pm on Fridays and weekends and selected public holidays.
  • There is no wheelchair accessible bus available from 11 January to 31 March 2023.
  • Payment modes accepted: EZ-Link/NETS FlashPay and other major credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Mandai Heartlands Express

Get to our wildlife parks from the heartlands conveniently with 3 pick-up points during weekends and public holidays.

Fares for one-way

Adult
Child
Ages 3 to 12
S$ 3
 
 
S$ 1
Children below 3 years old ride for free.

Bus Schedule
(Bedok <-> Mandai Wildlife Reserve)

From Bedok to Mandai Wildlife Reserve
Pick-up Point
[email protected]
pick-up/drop-off point
Timing
8:45am
10:15am
From Mandai Wildlife Reserve to Bedok
Pick-up Point
Singapore Zoo Coach Bay
Timing
3:15pm
5:15pm

Bus Schedule
(Sengkang <-> Mandai Wildlife Reserve)

From Sengkang to Mandai Wildlife Reserve
Pick-up Point
Sengkang MRT Station (NE16)
Exit C pick-up point
at Sengkang Square
Timing
8:45am
10:15am
From Mandai Wildlife Reserve to Sengkang
Pick-up Point
Singapore Zoo Coach Bay
Timing
3:30pm
5:30pm

Bus Schedule
(Tampines <-> Mandai Wildlife Reserve)

From Tampines to Mandai Wildlife Reserve
Pick-up Point
Our Tampines Hub
Coach Pick-up Point, South Plaza
Timing
8:45am
10:15am
From Mandai Wildlife Reserve to Tampines
Pick-up Point
Singapore Zoo Coach Bay
Timing
3:00pm
5:00pm

Notes:

  • Bus service is available during selected weekends (Sat/Sun) and on the following public holiday dates:
    • Chinese New Year public holidays and weekends (22–24 Jan and 28–29 Jan — 5 days)
    • March school holidays weekends (11–12 Mar and 18–19 Mar — 4 days)
  • You are encourged to buy your shuttle tickets in advance. Tickets are available 2 weeks before your date of visit.
  • Tickets can be purchased online or on board using EZ-Link/NETS FlashPay card.
  • Buses will depart on time so you are required to be at the pick-up stop 10 minutes before stipulated departure time.
  • Seats booked online will be reserved up till 10 minutes before departure. All empty seats will be released 5 minutes before departure.
  • Tickets sold are non-refundable.

Taxis & Private Hire Cars

Taxis

Taxis are available for hire at the designated Pick-up/Drop off Point in the multi-storey carpark located at Mandai Wildlife Reserve. All fares are metered.

To help increase the supply of taxis to our parks during peak hours, a $3 surcharge will apply to all hired taxis departing from Mandai Wildlife Reserve effective 1 August 2022. This surcharge is applicable daily from 4pm to 11.59pm.

 

Private Hire Cars

You can book private hire cars from Grab, Gojek, TADA or Ryde to/from Mandai Wildlife Reserve. Book via the transport providers’ mobile applications and head over to the designated Pick-up/Drop off Point in the multi-storey carpark located at Mandai Wildlife Reserve.


Car

Our wildlife parks are about a 30-minute drive from the city. You can choose from two different routes to get here. 

Plan your route with Google Maps →
 

Via Central Expressway (CTE) from the City

  1. Take the CTE toward Seletar Expressway (SLE)
  2. Continue onto SLE towards Mandai Road
  3. Take Exit 8A on SLE onto Mandai Road
  4. Turn left onto Mandai Lake Road

Via Pan Island Expressway (PIE) from the City

  1. Take the PIE toward Bukit Timah Expressway (BKE)
  2. Continue onto BKE toward Woodlands
  3. Take Exit 7 on BKE onto Mandai Road
  4. Turn right onto Mandai Lake Road 
     

You may access the Multi-Storey Carpark on your left towards Singapore Zoo entrance. Our CEPAS-compliant carpark utilise an electronic parking charge system with the use of a cash card.

Please ensure that your cash card has enough value when you exit the carpark. A cash card top-up machine is available next to the carpark lift lobby. For vehicles without an in-vehicle unit for cash cards, parking coupons may be purchased for $10 at Singapore Zoo Membership Services Centre.

Parking Rates for Cars & Goods/Service Vehicles

Duration
Price
First hour
20-minute grace period
S$ 3
Every additional hour or part thereof
S$ 2 /hr
Vehicles without IU or cash card
S$ 10 /entry
Maximum parking charge
S$ 10 /entry

Parking Rates for Passenger Vans & Buses

Duration
Price
First half hour
20-minute grace period
S$ 3
Every additional half hour or part thereof
S$ 2 /hr

 

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