How to Reach Sentosa - The Easiest Way to Reach Sentosa


  • By Air: Sentosa lies around 500 meters off the coast of Singapore and there are a variety of combination tickets you can avail off that will take you to the island and back. The Changi International Airport which is located 20km from the main city center connects major countries to Singapore. A cable car can be used to reach Sentosa from Singapore.

The island is open 24 hours a day and the best way to get to Sentosa is through the monorail that runs every 5-8 minutes from 7 am till 11:45 pm.


  • By Taxi: There are a variety of ways to get around Sentosa Island. The best part about the transportation here is that except for a taxi, everything else is free.
  • By Bus: There are three buses that run to every attraction on the island.
  • On Foot: For those of you heading to the beach, take the tram that run every 15 minutes.
  • By Train: The Sentosa Express runs between the beaches and the Imbiah Station.

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Modes of Transportation in Sentosa

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Sentosa. The most preferred mode of transport in Sentosa is Bus/Trolleybus.

Average distance: 15.63 km Average time: 42.32 min

  • Bus/Trolleybus 27.82%
    Bus 39.14 min Waiting 6.49 min Walking 6 min Train 1.35 min Driving 0.76 min Overall average time for 15.06 kms 53.73 min
  • Car 21.8%
    Driving 28.86 min Walking 1.76 min Waiting 0.17 min Overall average time for 19.62 kms 30.79 min
  • Motorbike 4.51%
    Motorbike 18 min Walking 1.67 min Overall average time for 14.5 kms 19.67 min
  • Tram/Streetcar 0.75%
    Tram 40 min Walking 15 min Waiting 5 min Overall average time for 20 kms 60 min
  • Train/Metro 26.32%
    Train 30.86 min Walking 7.86 min Waiting 6.86 min Bus 4.34 min Tram 0.71 min Overall average time for 16.67 kms 50.63 min
  • Walking 12.78%
    Walking 20.18 min Driving 5.29 min Train 4.35 min Waiting 1.76 min Bike 1.18 min Bus 0.94 min Overall average time for 10.97 kms 33.71 min
  • Bike 2.26%
    Bike 16.67 min Walking 1.67 min Overall average time for 4 kms 18.33 min

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How to Reach Sentosa from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Singapore to Sentosa 2.96 km 2 mins
Johor bahru to Sentosa 11.13 km 11 mins
Batam to Sentosa 22.9 km 22 mins
Melaka to Sentosa 167.27 km 2 hours 47 mins
Kajang to Sentosa 230.88 km 3 hours 50 mins
Kuala lumpur to Sentosa 242.72 km 4 hours 2 mins
Petaling jaya to Sentosa 247.04 km 4 hours 7 mins
Butterworth to Sentosa 394.56 km 6 hours 34 mins
Jakarta to Sentosa 397.06 km 6 hours 37 mins
Bayan lepas to Sentosa 407.55 km 6 hours 47 mins
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