Venue, Accommodation Suggestions & Getting Around Singapore
Venue of the Performers' Festival and Chamber Music Competition
Venue: Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music
National University of Singapore, 3 Conservatory Drive, Singapore 117376
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Location Map & Directions: See www.music.nus.edu.sg
NOTE: Rehearsal and practice rooms are not provided. The event runs continuously each day. YSTCM does not rent out practice rooms. Please contact external music studios to enquire.
Nearest to YSTCM: Yamaha Music School @ Clementi Avenue 3, Tel: +65 6740 9361 http://sg.yamaha.com/en/support/contacts/branches_contacts/
51 Waterloo Street
Tel: (65) 6338 0002
NUS Neighbourhood Estates
There are a few hotels close to NUS.
Please contact the provider directly to check availability, pricing, terms & conditions and for booking.
- Pasir Panjang Inn
- Fragrance Hotel Waterfront
- Fragrance Hotel Ocean View
- Santa Grand Hotel West Coast
- Park Avenue Rochester
- Fraser Place Fusionopolis
Getting around Sinagpore
The public transport in Singapore is well connected with commuters able to choose between
train, taxis and buses.
Over 19,000 taxis ply the streets of Singapore round the clock. You may flag down a taxi from the street, queue for one at a taxi stand, or make a booking through the taxi company’s hotline or website. Taxis carry a maximum of four passengers by regulation in Singapore.
Other than the travel fare, surcharges may include Electronic Road Pricing (ERP), peak hour and public holiday charges. A surcharge is also imposed by taxis for picking up passengers from the Changi International Airport.
To find out more details or to book a taxi, please contact the respective taxi companies:
Comfort Transportation Pte Ltd, CityCab Pte Ltd
Tel : 6555 1188
Trans-Cab Services Pte Ltd
Tel : 6287 6666
Smart Automobile Pte Ltd
Tel : 6485 7700
SMRT Taxis Pte Ltd
Tel : 6369 0111
Premier Taxis Pte Ltd
Tel : 6476 8880 (For Feedback)
Prime Car Rental & Taxi Services Pte Ltd
Tel : 6898 2000
Public buses run daily from 5.30am to midnight, and their pick-up routes are extremely comprehensive throughout the island at regular intervals (less than 30 minutes between buses). There are also extended night services which cost slightly more. You can either pay via cash, or an EZ-Link cash card you can buy or top up value at any bus interchange or MRT station.
The two main bus operators in Singapore are:
SBS Transit Ltd and SMRT Buses Ltd.
Visit the following website for more information on respective bus routes and fares: http://journey.smrt.com.sg
Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) & Light Rail Transit (LRT)
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The Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) operates a network of trains, which serves 106 stations, covering most business, shopping and residential areas in Singapore. These trains are highly reliable, arriving every three to eight minutes from 5.30 am to 12.30 am daily. The Light Rail Transit (LRT) is a 7.8km feeder rail service of 43 stations, covering only Bukit Panjang, Sengkang and Punggol estates currently.
Visit http://journey.smrt.com.sg to find out more details on train routes, fares and travel times. To travel on both the MRT and LRT, you can either buy tickets at any train station, or pay using an EZ-Link cash card purchased at any station or bus terminal. You can use the same EZ-Link card to travel on public buses in Singapore.
Source: NUS Singapore, Office of Student Affairs