MRT Disruption Guide: Newton

Information correct as of: December 2015

Newton MRT Station (NS21/DT11) is an interchange station along the North South Line (NSL) and Downtown Line (DTL). Fully underground, both lines are connected via an underground non-paid link.

The station serves the Newton area and offers public transport connectivity for commuters travelling in and out of the area.

Stations Entrances/Exits

The MRT station has two exits, A and B. Exit A connects to Bus Stop 2 and Exit B connects to Bus Stop 1. Exit C connects to Bus Stop 3.

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Bus Stops at this Station

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There are three bus stops linked to Newton MRT, namely:

  • Bus Stop 1:
    40189 – Scotts Rd (Newton Stn)
    Bus Services: 5, 54, 124, 128, 143, 162, 162M, 167, 171, 518, 518A, 700, 700A
  • Bus Stop 2:
    40181 – Scotts Rd (Newton Stn)
    Bus Services: 5, 54, 124, 128, 143, 162, 162M, 167, 171, 700, 700A, NR1
  • Bus Stop 3:
    40041 – Bt Timah Rd (Aft Newton Circus)
    Bus Services: 48, 66, 67, 170, 171, 700, 700A, 960

In addition, we have decided to include one more unofficial bus stops in the vicinity to increase the availability of more optimal bus routes available for commuters, which will be referenced in the alternative bus routes table below. In a disruption, this bus stop will likely not be offering free rides. It is:

  • Bus Stop 4:
    40049 – Dunearn Rd (Bef Newton Circus)
    Bus Services: 48, 66, 67, 170, 171, 700, 700A, 960

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Bus Services to Other Stations

In the event of a MRT Train Service Disruption Bus services at the bus interchange and surrounding bus stops do not require fare payment. Rail Bridging Services between MRT Stations may be activated.

  • NSL Free Shuttle Service Towards Jurong East
    Board at Bus Stop 2: Scotts Rd (Newton Stn) — Exit A
  • NSL Free Shuttle Service Towards Marina South Pier
    Board at Bus Stop 1: Scotts Rd (Newton Stn) — Exit B
  • DTL Free Shuttle Service Towards Bukit Panjang
    Board at Bus Stop 3: Bt Timah Rd (Aft Newton Circus) — Exit C
  • DTL Free Shuttle Service Towards Expo
    Board at Bt Timah Rd (Bef Newton Circus) — Exit C

Jump to the following train lines for detailed transport directions:

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North South Line:

North South Line
Station & Code Directions Where to board
NS28 Marina South Pier Take Bus 162 / 167 / 700 to Raffles Quay (One Raffles Quay) and walk to Marina Blvd (The Sail). Board Bus 402 and alight at Marina Coastal Dr (Marina Sth Pier) B/s 1
NS27 Marina Bay Take Bus 518 to Central Blvd (Marina Bay Stn) B/s 1
NS26 Raffles Place Take Bus 162 / 167 / 700 to Collyer Quay (OUE Bayfront) and walk to  Raffles Place B/s 1
NS25 City Hall Take Bus 124 to North Bridge Rd (St. Andrew’s Cath) B/s 1
NS24 Dhoby Ghaut Take Bus 124 / 162/M / 167 / 171 / 700/A to Orchard Rd (Dhoby Ghaut Stn) B/s 1
NS23 Somerset Take Bus 124 / 143 / 162/M / 167 / 171 / 700/A to Orchard Rd (Opp Mandarin Orchard) B/s 1
NS22 Orchard Take Bus 124 / 143 / 167 / 162/M / 171 / 700/A to Orchard Blvd (Tang Plaza) B/s 1
NS21 Newton
NS20 Novena Take Bus 5 / 54 / 143 / 162/M / 167 to Thomson Rd (Opp Novena Ch), or Bus 124 to Moulmein Rd (Revival Ctr Ch) B/s 2
NS19 Toa Payoh Take Bus 143 to Toa Payoh Int B/s 2
NS18 Braddell Transit at Toa Payoh for other bus services
NS17 Bishan Take Bus 54 to Bishan Int B/s 2
NS16 Ang Mo Kio Take Bus 54 to Marymount Rd (Opp Blk 263A CP) and transfer to Bus 74. Alight at Ang Mo Kio Ave 3 (Ang Mo Kio Stn)
OR
Take Bus 162/M to  Ang Mo Kio Ave 3 (Blk 322)
B/s 2
NS15 Yio Chu Kang Take Bus 54 to Marymount Rd (Opp Blk 263A CP) and transfer to Bus 851 / 852. Alight at Ang Mo Kio Ave 6 (Opp Yio Chu Kang Stn)
OR
Take Bus 162/M to Yio Chu Kang Int
B/s 2
NS14 Khatib Take Bus 54 to Marymount Rd (Opp Blk 263A CP) and transfer to Bus 851 / 852. Alight at Yishun Ave 2 (Bef Khatib Stn) or Yishun Int. B/s 2
NS13 Yishun
NS12 Canberra NA
NS11 Sembawang Take Bus 167 to Sembawang Int. B/s 2
NS10 Admiralty Take Bus 167 to Sembawang Rd (Opp Blk 101) and transfer to Bus 969. Alight at Woodlands Ave 7 (Admiralty Stn) B/s 2
NS9 Woodlands Take Bus 960 to Woodlands Rd (Opp Kranji Stn), Woodlands Ave 3 (Marsiling Stn) or Woodlands Int B/s 3
NS8 Marsiling
NS7 Kranji
NS6 Sungei Kadut NA
NS5 Yew Tee Transit at Choa Chu Kang for other bus services
NS4 Choa Chu Kang Take Bus 67 (B/s 3) to Choa Chu Kang Int. Alternatively, transfer from Bus 700/A / 960 (B/s 2) at Whitley Rd (Raffles Town Club) to Bus 190, alighting at Choa Chu Kang Int B/s 3
NS3 Bukit Gombak Transit at Bukit Batok for other bus services
NS2 Bukit Batok Take Bus 66 to Bt Batok Ctrl (Blk 628) B/s 3
NS1 Jurong East Take Bus 66 to Jurong East Int B/s 3

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Downtown Line:

Downtown Line
Station & Code Directions Where to board
DT1 Bukit Panjang Take Bus 960 to Bt Panjang Rd (Blk 183), or Bus 67 / 170 to Upp Bt Timah Rd (Opp Bt Panjang Stn) B/s 3
DT2 Cashew Take Bus 67 / 170 to:
DT2: Upp Bt Timah Rd (Bef Cashew Rd)DT3: Upp Bt Timah Rd (Hillview Stn)
DT4: NA
DT5: Upp Bt Timah Rd (Opp Bt Timah Shop Ctr)
DT6: Bt Timah Rd (King Albert Pk Stn)
DT7: Bt Timah Rd (Sixth Ave Stn)
DT8: Bt Timah Rd (Tah Kah Kee Stn)
B/s 3
DT3 Hillview
DT4 Hume
DT5 Beauty World
DT6 King Albert Park
DT7 Sixth Avenue
DT8 Tan Kah Kee
DT9 Botanic Gardens Take Bus 48 / 66 / 67 / 170 / 171 to Dunearn Rd (Botanic Gdns Stn) B/s 3
DT10 Stevens Take Bus 48 / 66 / 67 / 170 / 960 to Bt Timah Rd (Stevens Stn) B/s 3
DT11 Newton
DT12 Little India Take Bus 48 / 66 / 67 / 170 / 960 to Bt Timah Rd (Little India Stn) B/s 4
DT13 Rochor Take Bus 48 / 170 / 960 to Sungei Rd (Opp Rochor Stn) B/s 4
DT14 Bugis Take Bus 960 to Victoria St (Bugis Stn) B/s 4
DT15 Promenade Take Bus 171 (B/s 1) or 960 (B/s 4) to Raffles Blvd (Pan Pacific Hotel), then walk to Promenade
OR
Take Bus 162M / 700A / 518 (B/s 1) to Temasek Ave (Opp Millenia Twr)
B/s 1, 4
DT16 Bayfront Take Bus 518 to Bayfront Ave (Marina Bay Sands Hotel) B/s 1
DT17 Downtown Take Bus 518 to Central Blvd (Downtown Stn) B/s 1
DT18 Telok Ayer Take Bus 124 to Upp Cross St (Opp Hong Lim Cplx) and walk B/s 1
DT19 Chinatown Take Bus 54 / 143 to New Bridge Rd (Chinatown Pt) or Bus 124 to Upp Cross St (Opp Hong Lim Cplx) B/s 1
DT20 Fort Canning Take Bus 54 to River Valley Rd (Opp Liang Ct) or Bus 143 to Clemenceau Ave (Opp Shell Hse) B/s 1
DT21 Bencoolen Take Bus 124 / 162/M / 167 / 171 / 700/A to Bras Basah Rd (Rendezvous Grand Hotel) B/s 1
DT22 Jalan Besar Take Bus 170 to Queen St Ter and walk B/s 4
DT23 Bendemeer Take Bus 67 to Lavender St (Opp Eminent Plaza) and walk B/s 4
DT24 Geylang Bahru Take Bus 66 to S’goon Rd (Boon Keng Stn) and transfer to Bus 140. Alight at Geylang Bahru (Blk 73) B/s 4
DT25 Mattar Take Bus 66 to Merpati Rd (Blk 14) B/s 4
DT26 MacPherson Take Bus 66 to Circuit Rd (MacPherson Sec Sch) B/s 4
DT27 Ubi Take Bus 66 to Ubi Ave 2 (Automobile Megamart) B/s 4
DT28 Kaki Bukit Take Bus 5 to Kaki Bukit Ave 1 (Kaki Bukit Stn) B/s 2
DT29 Bedok North Take Bus 5 (B/s 2) or 66 (B/s 4) to Bedok Reservoir Rd (Aft Kaki Bt Ctr) B/s 2, 4
DT30 Bedok Reservoir Take Bus 5 (B/s 2) to Bedok Reservoir Rd (Opp The Clearwater Condo) and walk, or take Bus 66 (B/s 4) to Bedok North Ave 3 (Opp Baywater). B/s 2, 4
DT31 Tampines West Take Bus 5 (B/s 2) or 67 (B/s 4) to Tampines Ave 1 (Opp SAFRA Tampines) B/s 2, 4
DT32 Tampines Take Bus 5 (B/s 2) to Tampines Ave 1 (Opp SAFRA Tampines) and transfer to other bus services to Tampines.
OR
Take Bus 67 (B/s 4) to Tampines Int
B/s 2, 4
DT33 Tampines East Transit at Tampines Int for other bus services
DT34 Upper Changi Take Bus 67 to New Upp Changi Rd (Bedok Stn) and transfer to Bus 2 / 24. Alight at Upp Changi Rd East (Bef Tropicana Condo) B/s 4
DT35 Expo Transfer from Bus 48 at Marine Parade Rd (CHIJ Katong Convent (Pr)) to Bus 47. Alight at Changi South Ave 1. B/s 4

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East West Line:

East West Line
Station & Code Directions Where to board
EW1 Pasir Ris Take Bus 5 (B/s 2) or Bus 518 (B/s 1) Pasir Ris Int. B/s 1, 2
EW2 Tampines Take Bus 5 (B/s 2) to Tampines Ave 1 (Opp SAFRA Tampines) and transfer to other bus services to Tampines.
OR
Take Bus 67 (B/s 4) to Tampines Int
B/s 2, 4
EW3 Simei Take Bus 5 to Simei St 3 (Simei Stn) B/s 2
EW4 Tanah Merah Take Bus 48 to New Upp Changi Rd (Tanah Merah Stn) B/s 4
CG1 Expo Transfer from Bus 48 at Marine Parade Rd (CHIJ Katong Convent (Pr)) to Bus 47. Alight at Changi South Ave 1 B/s 4
CG2 Changi Airport Transfer from Bus 48 at Marine Parade Rd (Opp Parkway Parade) to Bus 36. Alight at Changi Airport PTBs B/s 4
EW5 Bedok Take Bus 66 to Bedok Int or 67 to New Upp Changi Rd (Bedok Stn) B/s 4
EW6 Kembangan Take Bus 67 to Sims Ave East (Kembangan Stn) B/s 4
EW7 Eunos Take Bus 67 to Sims Ave (Eunos Stn) B/s 4
EW8 Paya Lebar Take Bus 67 to Sims Ave (Aft Tg Katong Cplx) B/s 4
EW9 Aljunied Take Bus 67 to Sims Ave (Aljunied Stn) B/s 4
EW10 Kallang Take Bus 67 to Sims Ave (Kallang Stn) B/s 4
EW11 Lavender Take Bus 67 to Lavender St (Bef Kallang Rd) and walk to Lavender B/s 4
EW12 Bugis Take Bus 960 to Victoria St (Bugis Stn) B/s 4
EW13 City Hall Take Bus 124 to North Bridge Rd (St. Andrew’s Cath) B/s 1
EW14 Raffles Place Take Bus 162 / 167 / 700 to Collyer Quay (OUE Bayfront) and walk to  Raffles Place B/s 1
EW15 Tanjong Pagar Take Bus 162 / 167 / 700 to Shenton Way (Opp MAS Bldg) and walk to  Raffles Place B/s 1
EW16 Outram Park Take Bus 54 to New Bridge Rd Ter or 124 / 143 to New Bridge Rd (Outram Pk Stn) B/s 1
EW17 Tiong Bahru Take Bus 5 to Tiong Bahru Rd (Opp Tiong Bahru Plaza) B/s 1
EW18 Redhill Take any bus to Scotts Rd (Far East Plaza) and transfer to Bus 132. Alight at Tiong Bahru Rd (Opp Redhill Stn) B/s 1
EW19 Queenstown Transfer from Bus 48 / 66 / 67 / 171 at Bt Timah Rd (Botanic Gdns Stn) to Bus 186. Alight at C’wealth Ave (Queenstown Stn) B/s 3
EW20 Commonwealth Take any bus to Scotts Rd (Far East Plaza) and transfer to Bus 105. Alight at C’wealth Ave (C’wealth Stn) B/s 1
EW21 Buona Vista Take Bus 48 to Holland Dr (Blk 46) and walk B/s 3
EW22 Dover Transfer from Bus 48 (B/s 1) at Holland Ave (Holland Village Stn) to Bus 106. Alight at C’wealth Ave West (Dover Stn) B/s 3
EW23 Clementi Transfer from Bus 48 / 66 / 67 / 171 at Bt Timah Rd (Coronation Plaza) to Bus 154. Alight at C’wealth Ave West (Clementi Stn) B/s 3
EW24 Jurong East Take Bus 66 to Jurong East Int B/s 3
EW25 Chinese Garden Take Bus 171 / 960 to Bt Panjang Rd (Opp Zhenghua Pr Sch) OR Bus 66 to Bt Batok Rd (Bef PIE). Alight and transfer to Bus 180, then get off at Boon Lay Way (Chinese Gdn Stn) B/s 3
EW26 Lakeside Take Bus 171 / 960 to Bt Panjang Rd (Opp Zhenghua Pr Sch) OR Bus 66 to Bt Batok Rd (Bef PIE). Alight and transfer to Bus 180, then get off at Boon Lay Way (Lakeside Stn) B/s 3
EW27 Boon Lay Transfer from Bus 48 / 66 / 67 / 171 at Bt Timah Rd (Coronation Plaza) and transfer to Bus 157 / 174. Alight at Boon Lay Int B/s 3
EW28 Pioneer Transit at Boon Lay for other bus services
EW29 Joo Koon
EW30 Gul Circle
EW31 Tuas Crescent
EW32 Tuas West Road
EW33 Tuas Link

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North East Line:

North East Line
Station & Code Directions Where to board
NE1 HarbourFront Take Bus 143 to Telok Blangah Rd (VivoCity). B/s 1
NE2 NA NA
NE3 Outram Park Take Bus 54 to New Bridge Rd Ter or 124 / 143 to New Bridge Rd (Outram Pk Stn) B/s 1
NE4 Chinatown Take Bus 54 / 143 to New Bridge Rd (Chinatown Pt) or Bus 124 to Upp Cross St (Opp Hong Lim Cplx) B/s 1
NE5 Clarke Quay Take Bus 54 to New Bridge Rd (Clarke Quay Stn) B/s 1
NE6 Dhoby Ghaut Take Bus 124 / 162/M / 167 / 171 / 700/A to Orchard Rd (Dhoby Ghaut Stn) B/s 1
NE7 Little India Take Bus 48 / 66 / 67 / 170 / 960 to Bt Timah Rd (Little India Stn) B/s 4
NE8 Farrer Park Take Bus 66 / 67 to S’goon Rd (Sri Srinivasa Perumal Tp) and walk to Farrer Park B/s 4
NE9 Boon Keng Take Bus 66 to S’goon Rd (Boon Keng Stn) B/s 4
NE10 Potong Pasir Take Bus 66 to S’goon Rd (St. Michael’s Pl) and transfer to Bus 13 / 107 / 133 / 147 / 853. Alight at  Upp S’goon Rd (Potong Pasir Stn) B/s 4
NE11 Woodleigh Take Bus 66 to S’goon Rd (St. Michael’s Pl) and transfer to Bus 13 / 107 / 133 / 147 / 853. Alight at  Upp S’goon Rd (Woodleigh Stn) B/s 4
NE12 Serangoon Take Bus 5 / 143 to Jln Toa Payoh (Trellis Twrs) and transfer to Bus 153. Alight at Upp S’goon Rd (S’goon Stn),  Upp S’goon Rd (Kovan Stn) or Hougang Ctrl Int B/s 2
NE13 Kovan
NE14 Hougang
NE15 Buangkok Transit at Serangoon for other bus services
NE15: 43/M. Alight at Sengkang Ctrl (Buangkok Stn)
NE16: 43/M / 109. Alight at Sengkang East Rd (Blk 323B) and walk
NE17: 43/M / 82. Alight at Punggol Int
NE16 Sengkang
NE17 Punggol

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Circle Line:

Circle Line
Station & Code Directions Where to board
CC1 Dhoby Ghaut Take Bus 124 / 162/M / 167 / 171 / 700/A to Orchard Rd (Dhoby Ghaut Stn) B/s 1
CC2 Bras Basah Take Bus 124 / 162/M / 167 / 171 / 700/A to Bras Basah Rd (NTUC Income Ctr) B/s 1
CC3 Esplanade Take Bus 162/M / 167 / 171 / 700/A (B/s 1) or Bus 960 (B/s 4) to Bras Basah Rd (Raffles Hotel) B/s 1, 4
CC4 Promenade Take Bus 171 (B/s 1) or 960 (B/s 4) to Raffles Blvd (Pan Pacific Hotel), then walk to Promenade
OR
Take Bus 162M / 700A / 518 (B/s 1) to Temasek Ave (Opp Millenia Twr)
B/s 1, 4
CC5 Nicoll Highway Take Bus 124 / 162/M / 167 / 171 / 700/A to Orchard Rd (Dhoby Ghaut Stn) and transfer to Bus 14 / 16. Alight at Nicoll Highway (The Concourse), Nicoll Highway (Opp Natl Stadium) or Mountbatten Rd (Mountbatten Voc Sch) B/s 1
CC6 Stadium
CC7 Mountbatten
CC8 Dakota Take Bus 124 / 162/M / 167 / 171 / 700/A to Orchard Rd (Dhoby Ghaut Stn) and transfer to Bus 16. Alight at Old Airport Rd (Blk 99) B/s 1
CC9 Paya Lebar Take Bus 67 to Sims Ave (Aft Tg Katong Cplx) B/s 4
CC10 MacPherson Take Bus 66 to Circuit Rd (MacPherson Sec Sch) B/s 4
CC11 Tai Seng Take Bus 162 / 167 to Thomson Rd (MacRitchie Reservoir) and transfer to Bus 93. Alight at Airport Rd (Aft Paya Lebar Rd) B/s 2
CC12 Bartley Take Bus 162 / 167 to Thomson Rd (MacRitchie Reservoir) and transfer to Bus 93. Alight at Bartley Rd (Bartley Stn) B/s 2
CC13 Serangoon Take Bus 5 / 143 to Jln Toa Payoh (Trellis Twrs) and transfer to Bus 153. Alight at Upp S’goon Rd (S’goon Stn) B/s 2
CC14 Lorong Chuan Take Bus 5 / 143 to Jln Toa Payoh (Trellis Twrs) and transfer to Bus 105. Alight at S’goon Ave 3 (Nanyang JC) B/s 2
CC15 Bishan Take Bus 54 to Bishan Int B/s 2
CC16 Marymount Take Bus 54 to Marymount Rd (Marymount Stn), or Bus 162/M / 167 to Upp Thomson Rd (Opp Shunfu Est) and walk B/s 2
CC17 Caldecott Take Bus 54 / 162/M / 167 to Upp Thomson Rd (MediaCorp) and walk. B/s 2
CC18 Bukit Brown NA
CC19 Botanic Gardens Take Bus 48 / 66 / 67 / 170 / 171 to Dunearn Rd (Botanic Gdns Stn) B/s 3
CC20 Farrer Road Take Bus 48 to Farrer Rd (Opp Farrer Rd Stn) B/s 3
CC21 Holland Village Take Bus 48 to Holland Ave (Holland Village Stn) B/s 3
CC22 Buona Vista Take Bus 48 to Holland Dr (Blk 46) and walk B/s 3
CC23 one-north Take Bus 5 / 54 to Paterson Rd (Opp Paterson Lodge) and transfer to Bus 14. Alight at Dover Rd (Opp Fairfield Meth Pr Sch) and walk B/s 1
CC24 Kent Ridge Take Bus 5 / 54 to Paterson Rd (Opp Paterson Lodge) and transfer to Bus 14. Alight at Buona Vista Flyover (PSB Science Pk Bldg) and walk B/s 1
CC25 Haw Par Villa Take Bus 143 to Pasir Panjang Rd (Opp Haw Par Villa Stn), Pasir Panjang Rd (Pasir Panjang Stn), Pasir Panjang Rd (Opp PSA Bldg), Telok Blangah Rd (Telok Blangah Stn) or Telok Blangah Rd (VivoCity) B/s 1
CC26 Pasir Panjang
CC27 Labrador Park
CC28 Telok Blangah
CC29 HarbourFront
CE1 Bayfront Take Bus 518 to Bayfront Ave (Marina Bay Sands Hotel) B/s 1
CE2 Marina Bay Take Bus 518 to Central Blvd (Marina Bay Stn) B/s 1

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Also see: LRT Disruption – Bus Alternatives

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