Footprints Hostel


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◎ Footprints Backpackers Hostel is located on grid 6E, at 25A Perak Road.

Check out the Terminal you arrive in: Terminal 1, 2, or 3.

You can make your way to Footprints by MRT, taxi or bus .


◎ The Changi Airport MRT station is located under Terminals 2 and 3, and is linked to the arrivals and departures by escalators and lifts. If you arrive at Terminal 1, please proceed to the MRT station in Changi Airport Terminal 2 or 3 via skytrain.

Purchase a stored value EZ-link card* OR one journey card OR Tourist Pass** from the MRT station control.

The journey is about 30 minutes. Afterwhich, Footprints is just an 5-minute walk from Jalan Besar Station (*New Downtown line - take Exit B), 8-minute walk from Little India Station and a 12-minute walk from Bugis Station.

MRT fare is less than S$3 (inclusive of the refundable deposit of S$1 deposit).

MRT Operating Hours

Changi Airport station to
Tanah Merah station

First train: 0536 hrs (Mon to Sat), 0554 hrs (Sun and public holidays)

Last train: 2318 hrs (daily)
Jalan Besar station to
Changi Airport station
First train: 0613 hrs (Mon to Sat), 0633 hrs (Sun and public holidays)

Last train: 2331 hrs (daily)


The taxi stand is located just outside the Arrival Hall of the airport.

The taxi fare is about SGD $20 (before midnight) and about SGD $30 (after midnight).

◎ Certain surcharges might apply, for example like airport surcharge, Public Holiday surcharge etc, which can cost from S$4 to S$10.

The journey takes about 15 to 20 minutes.

You may visit the website http://www.visitsingapore.com/ for more information:

Road directions to Footprints Backpackers Hostel from Changi International Airport:

Head towards the city on the ECP (East Coast Parkway)

Exit at Rochor Road and turn right at Victoria Street.

◎ Slight left at Arab Street and head towards Weld Road.

◎ Turn left at Jalan Besar, keep right, turn right at Dunlop Street.

◎ Turn right at Perak Road, and look out for our Huge ORANGE Signboard.

◎ Welcome to the Footprints!

By Bus

SBS bus no.36 runs between Orchard Road and Singapore Changi Airport. The public bus stations are located in Terminal 1 at Basement 2, and in Terminal 2 at Basement Level.

The bus fare ranges from S$0.80 to S$1.70.

◎ There is no direct bus to footprints hostel. Hence, the MRT is really a much better option. Fast, convenient and comfortable!

Bus Operating Hours

From 0600 hrs to 0000 hrs

Check at respective bus interchanges or bus stops for precise bus arrival/departure timings.

On foot

Hmm... Not quite what we would do. You’d better not try this! It might take you all day and buckets of perspiration!

*You may purchase the EZ-link card if you are staying in Singapore for 3 days or more. It's S$12. You can use it on the MRT or buses. Any unused balance will be refunded at any of the MRT stations.

** The Tourist Pass offers unlimited rides on the MRT, LRT and basic bus services at just SGD$8* per day. (*for a 2 day pass). It comes with a one-day, two-day or three-day pass with a refundable S$10 deposit (the pass must be returned within five days). The pass also comes bundled with merchant offers, providing you with more benefits during your stay in Singapore. You can purchase it at the Changi Airport, Orchard, Chinatown, City Hall, Raffles Place, Ang Mo Kio, HarbourFront and Bugis MRT stations as well as at selected Singapore Visitors Centres.