Saturday 21 June 2014

Sports Hub: How to get there

By Patwant Singh, Channel NewsAsia, 19 Jun 2014

With 30,000 people expected to converge at the Singapore Sports Hub for multiple events next weekend, organisers on Thursday (June 19) outlined their plans on how the public can access the venue.

The Sports Hub is easily accessible by various transport modes. Three MRT stations - Stadium, Mountbatten and Kallang - are within walking distance. Seven bus services and three taxi stands provide more options. Major expressways also feed into the multiple entry and exit points which serve the hub.

Those who plan to drive to the new National Stadium when there is an event happening there should remember to buy their parking tickets first. Without one, you will not be able to park at the Stadium.

"During event days in the National Stadium, no parking is available unless you buy a pre-purchased parking lot," said Mr Eric Tan, Managing Director of DTZ. "You need to go to our website to purchase the parking lot. When you arrive, display your decal and we will guide you to your lot. If you do not pre-purchase, there will be no lots for anyone who tries to find a parking lot."

The pre-purchase is only for some 800 lots located within the National Stadium. You still have more than 3,000 other parking lots to choose from at the Sports Hub, the Singapore Indoor Stadium and Kallang Leisure Park Mall.

Members of the public can purchase the pre-sold parking on a first-come-first-served basis at or at all Singapore Post outlets. Each ticket costs $10.70 and is valid from 7am of the event day till 7am the next morning.

Organisers have also printed a guide map to inform the public about how to access the Sports Hub. 50,000 copies will be distributed to residents living around the Stadium, and more copies will be made available island-wide.

There is also a hotline (6653-8900) and website ( where similar information is available. For the whole of July, members of the public can try out the facilities in the hub free of charge - the free trials will cover various indoor games as well as swimming and kayaking.

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