map and location of Woodlands Train Checkpoint
Woodlands Train Checkpoint is the southern most station of the Malaysian train network. The checkpoint is tri-owned by Keretapi Tanah Melayu, the Malaysian rail operator, the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) of Singapore and the Royal Malaysian Customs (Kastam Diraja Malaysia).
Getting to and away from Woodlands
The train station is located just after causeway in the north of the island. That means is far away from the city center in the south of the island.
Bus 170 connects Woodland with the Queen Street Bus Terminal (near Little India, Kampong Glam)
A taxi to Little India would cost around S$20.
A taxi to the nearest MRT station "Marsiling" (NS8, North South Line) would cost around S$8.
Trains from Singapore to Malaysia
There 3 daily trains from Woodland to Malaysia:
8.45am - arrives in Kuala Lumpur at 3pm and continues to Butterworth (Penang) and ends there at 9.20pm
1.45pm - ends in Kuala Lumpur at 8.25pm
11.30pm - night train, ends in KL at 6.30am
If you want to take the train to the east coast to Kota Bahru, then you would have to switch trains in Gemas (but inconvinient transit time here) or Kuala Lumpur.
Currently the train connection to the eastcoast ist suspended!!!
Due to the heavy flloods in 2014 the tracks were badly damaged and are currently under repair.
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