326. Tiong Bahru Market, Singapore

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This is a local market in the heart of a busy local district in the heart of Singapore. You can shop, talk walk, and eat with the local people. What more could you desire?


The Tiong Bahru Market is located not far from the Tiong Bahru subway station in the heart of the city.


How To Get Here

The best way to get to the market is to take the local bus.

By Train

Take the SMRT to the Thiong Bharu Station. There is also the Singapore LTA. If you want a bit of luxury, you can take the Oriental Express from Bangkok to Singapore.

By Plane

The closest commercial airport to Changi is Singapore Changi Airport (SIN), the home of Singapore Airlines, Scoot and SilkAir.

Changi, Singapore - Changi Airport (SIN)

Changi, Singapore – Changi Airport (SIN)

The following airlines has service to Singapore Changi International Airport (SIN):

All Nippon Airlines (NH), Air France (AF), Air Niugini (PX), Air Mauritius (MK), Air India (AI), Air India Express (IX), Air Asia Zest (Z2), Air China (CA), Air New Zealand (NZ), British Airways (BA), Batik Air (ID), Bangkok Airways (PG), Biman Bangladesh Airlines (BS), Cebu Pacific Air (5J), China Eastern Airlines (MU), China Southern Airlines (CZ), Cathay Pacific Airways (CX), Emirates (EK), EVA Airways (BR), Etihad Airways (EY), Ethiopian Airlines (ET), Fiji Airways (FJ), Firefly (FY), Finnair (AY), Garuda Indonesia (GA), Indonesia Air Asia (QZ), IndiGo Airlines (6E), Jetstar Asia (3K), Japan Airlines (JL), Jet Airways (9W), Lufthansa German Airlines (LH), Myanmar Airways International (8M), Korean Airlines (KE), KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KL), Lion Air (JT), Oman Air (WY), Philippine Airlines (PR), Qantas (QF), Regent Airways (RX), Royal Brunei Airlines (BI), Scoot (TZ), Saudi Arabian Airlines (SV), Swiss Airlines (LX), Sichuan Airlines (3U), Singapore Airlines (SQ), Shenzhen Airlines (ZH), SriLankan (UL), SilkAir (MI), TOR Air (OD), Tiger Airways (TR), Turkish Airlines (TK), Thai Lion Air (SL), Thai Asia Airways (FD), United Airlines (UA), Uzbekistan Airways (HY), Vietnam Airlines (VN), Vietjet Air (VX) and Xiamen Air (MF).

By Bus

You can take the following buses from say Malaysia to Singapore, then take a combination of buses and the subway to the Market. You can book directly with some of the bus services below or book online at an online agency called Bus Online Ticket. Once in the city of Singapore, take a taxi or local bus to Changi and then the ferry to the island:

By Car

If you are already in the region you can take the drive. Just use a service like Google Maps for directions to Singapore.

By Ferry

You can take a ferry from nearby Tanjung Belungkor, Malaysia to Changi, Singapore, then take a combination of buses and trains into the city. You may book on Direct Ferries or directly with the Ferry carrier, Limbongan Maju Ferry Services.

There is also a ferry from Pengerang Johor, Malaysia to Changi Point, Singapore Ferry Terminal as well.


Where To Stay

There are many places to stay in the city which are within walking distances of the Market or you can take a bus or the subway.

==>> You can find a list of hotels from TripAdvisor here.

==>> Try Airbnb.

Where To Eat


Upstairs is a food market where you can sample Singaporean cuisines including fresh fruit juices. There are many vendors to choose from.


What To Do

The market is a great place to mingle with locals and purchase any knick knacks you need. Its also a wet market which means you can get fish and meat. it gets quite busy and is open from 8a to 2p everyday except Mondays.

Additional Information

Language: English, Malay

Currency: Singapore Dollar (SGD)

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