Venue / Travel

For more information, visit the UTown website at


University Town, or "UTown", is a beautiful new residential area for students, campus activities, and hosted conferences. UTown is located adjacent to the National University of Singapore campus.
2 College Avenue West
EduSports Building
Stephen Riady Centre (Level 1)
University Town (UTown)
National University of Singapore (NUS)
Singapore 138607

For ease of navigation, enter the postcode 138607 in Google Maps or tell it to the taxi driver.

View the UTown map and NUS map.


You can purchase a 3-day tourist pass that includes unlimited rides on any public bus and MRT Train at selected MRT stations for S$20.
Click here for the more information on using public transportation in Singapore.


Taxis are also available for quick transit at standard metered rates
Comfort Transportation Pte Ltd / CityCab Pte Ltd: (65) 6552 1111
Maxi Cab: (65) 6535 3534
Premier Taxis Pte Ltd: (65) 6476 8880
SMRT Taxis: (65) 6555 8888.

Taxis are available at the taxi stands at the arrival halls of each airport terminals. The journey to the city is estimated to cost between S$18 and S$28, and about S$30 to S$40 to National University of Singapore. Travel time is approximately 30 minutes. Fares are metered and there is additional airport surcharge for all trips originating from the airport.
S$5 airport surcharge - 5.00pm to 12.00am (Fridays to Sundays)
S$3 airport surcharge - all other times
Midnight surcharge of 50% of final metered fare - 12.00am to 6.00am (daily)

Getting to UTown

Instructions on how to get to UTown can be found at:

Via Public Bus (SMRT or SBS Transit)

Buses 33 and 196 from Dover Road
Buses 33, 96, 151, 183 and 196 from Clementi Road

From NUS Kent Ridget Campus

You can walk to UTown by taking the foot bridge from Kent Ridget Crescent to UTown. If you’d rather venture by bus, NUS has free shuttle services for all guests. Catch a campus bus D1 or D2 to UTown.
View the full campus map with shuttle bus stops.

By MRT (public train)

Take the MRT train Circle Line (Yellow color) to Kent Ridge station. Exit the train station and catch the campus shuttle bus A1. Exit at the 2nd stop at Science Drive. Then board campus bus D2 to UTown.
For a faster journey, you can flag a taxi at the NUH taxi stand, located just outside of the Kent Ridget MRT station. The fare to arrive at UTown will be approximately S$4-5.

Visa, Customs, Legal Regulations

Most foreigners coming into Singapore do not require visas for entry and may be given social visit passes for up to 30 days upon their arrival in Singapore. However, it is best to consult your local consular office for the latest information with regards to coming into Singapore.
If you would like to stay in Singapore for a longer period, you may apply to the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) upon your arrival. You should have a valid passport with at least 6 months validity, onward or return tickets, onward facilities (such as visas or entry permits) to your next destination, and of course, sufficient funds for your stay in Singapore.
Should you lose your passport while in Singapore, please make a police report immediately and approach your embassy in Singapore to apply for a replacement travel document. You should also report to the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) for a visit pass which will regularise your stay in Singapore.

About Singapore

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