Clementi MRT Station

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Station Exit A
Address 3150 Commonwealth Avenue West, Singapore 129580
Line Served   East West Line
Operator SMRT Trains
Structure Elevated
Platform Island
Opened 12 Mar 1988

Clementi MRT Station (EW23) is an above-ground station along the East West Line (EWL). It sits along the boundaries of the Clementi Central and Clementi North planning subzones, and is physically located along Commonwealth Avenue West, next to The Clementi Mall and near the junction of Clementi Avenue 4 / Avenue 3.

The surrounding residential estates and MRT station takes their name from Clementi Road, which also marks the new town’s eastern boundary and named after Sir Cecil Clementi Smith, Governor of the Straits Settlements from 1887 to 1893.

Clementi station is a transport node for residents of Clementi New Town, serving adjacent shopping malls (The Clementi Mall and Cityvibe), community amenities (Clementi Sports Hall, Clementi Polyclinic, etc.), along with schools and housing developments in the Town Centre area. Bus services are offered from Clementi Bus Interchange, which connect to other parts of the estate.

First / Last Train Timings

East West Line – (EW23) Clementi
Destination First Train Last Train
Weekdays & Sat Sun & Public Holidays Daily
EW1 Pasir Ris 5:38am 6:06am 11:46pm
Connecting to CG2 Changi Airport 11:02pm
EW33 Tuas Link 6:21am 6:47am 12:20am


Station Layout

L3 Platform A East West Line towards EW1 Pasir Ris
Platform B East West Line towards EW33 Tuas Link
L2 Concourse Faregates, Ticketing machines, Passenger Service Centre, Retail Shops, Footbridges across Commonwealth Avenue West
L1 Street Level Clementi Bus Interchange, Bus stops, Taxi stand, pick-up/drop-off point, Station exits


East-West Line (L3):
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Platform A: East West Line towards EW1 Pasir Ris via EW22 Dover (→)
Platform B: East West Line towards EW33¬†Tuas Link via EW24NS1¬†Jurong East¬†(‚Üź)
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Clementi station has two elevated East-West Line platforms in an island platform arrangement. Half-height Platform screen doors are installed at the platform edge for the safety of commuters, and retrofitted Pro-Jet fans keep passengers cool. Similar to many older stations along the Western side of the East West Line, a simple flat roof shelters the platform level, and the station is painted with a single base colour, which is Blue for this station.

Passenger Information Systems, which are plasma display screens located at each platform, display expected train arrival times and key messages. Tactile flooring helps to guide the visually-handicapped from the platform to station exits. Escalators, lifts and stairs connect the Platform level to the Ticket Concourse level below.


The station has two ticket concourses located at Level 2. The main ticket concourse is complemented by a second ticket concourse at the eastern end of the station which opened in 2015. Both concourses lead to overhead bridges that span across the road, with lifts, escalators and stairs connecting to street level.

Faregates at both concourses are used for automatic fare collection and provides access between paid and unpaid areas of the station, with at least least one bidirectional wide-swinging gate for the benefit of passengers-in-wheelchairs and those carrying bulky items or travelling with prams.

General Ticketing Machines allow commuters to purchase tickets for single or multiple journeys, and along with TransitLink Add Value Machines (only available at the main concourse), offer contactless card transactions. The station office (main concourse only) functions as a Passenger Service Centre, and is staffed during operating hours, where commuters may make travel inquiries.

Station Amenities

  • Retail Shop and Public Toilets at Concourse level (unpaid areas)
  • ATMs and Self-service machines at Concourse level (unpaid areas)
  • Bicycle racks at station exits
  • TransitLink Ticket Office
    Operating Hours: 8:00am to 9:00pm daily


Built in-between two carriageways of Commonwealth Avenue West, Clementi MRT station has two exits on either side of the road, linked to the ticket concourse level by two separate pedestrian overpasses. Exits C and D opened in 2015. All exits offer barrier-free accessibility for the disabled.

Passengers for Clementi Bus Interchange should use Exit A.

Exit Location Nearby
Commonwealth Avenue West (Westbound) Commonwealth Avenue West, Clementi Avenue 3, Clementi Bus Interchange, The Clementi Mall, Grantral Mall, 321 Clementi, Clementi Polyclinic, Clementi Primary School, Clementi Town Secondary School, Nan Hua Primary School, Clementi Indoor Sports Hall, Clementi Swimming Complex, Clementi Stadium, West Coast Recreation Centre, West Coast Town Council (Clementi Office), HDB Clementi Towers, HDB Clementi Crest, HDB Clementi Cascadia
Commonwealth Avenue West (Eastbound) Commonwealth Avenue West, Clementi Avenue 4, Clementi Community Centre, Clementi Neighbourhood Police Centre, Darussalam Mosque, Orange Valley Nursing Home (Clementi), Clementi Avenue 2 Shopping Centre, Jurong-Clementi Town Council (Clementi Office), Pei Tong Primary School, MINDS – Clementi Training and Development Centre, HDB Clementi Jade, HDB Clementi Ridges, HDB Clementi View. HDB Clementi Meadows, HDB Clementi Shine


Transport Connections

Clementi MRT station connects to a bus interchange and several bus stops in the vicinity, as well as taxi stands and passenger pick-up points.


There is a bus interchange and two official bus stops linked to Clementi station.

No. Bus stop Exit Bus Routes
Clementi Bus Interchange A 7, 7B, 14, 96, 99, 147, 156, 165, 166, 173, 175, 196, 282, 284, 285
B/s¬†1 17171 – C’wealth Ave West (Clementi Stn Exit A) A 5N, 14, 52, 78, 96, 105, 106, 147, 154, 156, 165, 166, 175, 183, 185, 189, 201, 285, NR5, NR8
B/s¬†2 17179 – C’wealth Ave West (Clementi Stn Exit B) B 52, 105, 106, 154, 183, 184, 185, 189, 201


Taxi stands and pick-up/drop-off points are located near station exits:

Exit Road Provisions
D Commonwealth Avenue West (Westbound) Taxi stand (J07), Pick-up/drop-off point


Rail Bridging Services

In the event of a MRT service disruption affecting Clementi station, rail bridging services (also called MRT breakdown shuttle buses) may be activated to ply affected stretches of the East West Line. In which case, the buses can be boarded from the following bus stops:

Towards Bus stop Exit
East West Line
EW1¬†Pasir Ris B/s 2: 17179 – C’wealth Ave West (Clementi Stn) B
EW33¬†Tuas Link B/s 1: 17171 – C’wealth Ave West (Clementi Stn) A

In the event of a large-scale rail disruption affecting multiple stations, a special bridging bus service may be activated in addition to the usual bus bridging services.

  • Boon Lay – Jurong East – Clementi – Buona Vista

In addition, passengers can board free regular bus services at Clementi Bus Interchange, as well as Bus Stops 1 & 2 when activated.

Passenger Usage Patterns

Serving the Clementi Town Centre along with schools, community amenities, retail and housing developments in the vicinity, Clementi station encounters moderate to high demand throughout the day.


Brief History

Clementi station opened on 12 March 1988, along with other East West Line stations between Outram Park and Clementi (except Dover).

Future Developments

Major Incidents


External Links & References

One thought on “Clementi MRT Station

  • 23 December 2019 at 10:23 AM

    Will like to suggest that there should be a drop off point at the Clementi exit going to the East. Will probably help to reduce congestion too. Tks.


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