Khatib MRT Station

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Station exit D
Address 201 Yishun Avenue 2, Singapore 769092
Lines Served   North South Line
Operator SMRT Trains
Structure Elevated
Platform Island
Opened 20 Dec 1988

Khatib MRT Station (NS14) is an above-ground station along the North South Line (NSL). It is located within the Khatib planning subzone, (near the boundary with the Yishun South subzone), and located next to Yishun Avenue 2, near the junction of Yishun Ring Road.

The station is one of two stations serving the Yishun housing estate (the other being Yishun station) and serves residential areas south of the Yishun Town Centre (Neighbourhoods 6, 7 and 8), along with schools and community amenities.

First / Last Train Timings

North South Line – (NS14) Khatib
Destination First Train Last Train
Weekdays & Sat Sun & Public Holidays Daily
NS28 Marina South Pier 5:26am 5:57am 11:22pm
NS19 Toa Payoh 12:04am
NS16 Ang Mo Kio 12:53am
NS1 Jurong East 5:24am 5:47am 12:26am
NS7 Kranji 12:41am
NS13 Yishun 5:14am


Station Layout

L2 Platform A North South Line towards NS1EW24 Jurong East
Platform B North South Line towards NS28 Marina South Pier
L1 Concourse Faregates, Ticketing machines, Passenger Service Centre
Street Level Bus stops, Taxi stand, pick-up/drop-off point, Retail Shops


North South Line (L2):
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Platform A: North South Line towards NS1EW24 Jurong East via NS13 Yishun (‚Üí)
Platform B: North South Line towards NS28¬†Marina South Pier via NS15 Yio Chu Kang (‚Üź)
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Khatib station has two elevated North South Line platforms in an island platform arrangement. Half-height Platform screen doors are installed at the platform edge for commuters’ safety, and High Volume, Low Speed (HVLS) fans keep passengers cool. Similar in design to many other North-South Line elevated stations, a double pitched roof shelters the platform level, supported by two rows of columns. A set of escalators, stairs and lifts connect to the concourse level below.

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.


The station has a ticket concourse located at ground level. They feature faregates for automatic fare collection and provides access between paid and unpaid areas of the station, with at 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, offer contactless card transactions. The station office functions as a Passenger Service Centre, and is staffed during operating hours, where commuters may make travel inquiries.

Station Amenities

  • Retail Shops at concourse level (unpaid areas)
  • Public Toilets at concourse level (unpaid areas)
  • Bicycle racks at station exits
  • ATMs and¬†Self-service Machines at concourse level¬†(unpaid areas)


Khatib MRT station has four exits at ground level (A, B, C and D), all of which (except Exit C) offer barrier-free accessibility for the disabled.

Exit Location Nearby
A Yishun Avenue 2 Yishun Avenue 2, Naval Base Primary School, Nee Soon South Community Centre, Orchid Park Secondary School, Yishun South Neighbourhood Police Centre, Yishun Stadium, Yishun Sports Hall, The Estuary, HDB Khatib Central
B Khatib Gardens Bottle Tree Park, AVA Sembawang Research Centre
C Khatib Court Naval Base Secondary School, Peiying Primary School, HDB Khatib Court
D Yishun Ring Road Yishun Ring Road, Cheung Cheng High School (Yishun), Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Nee Soon South Neighbourhood Police Post, Rainbow Centre РYishun Park School, HDB Khatib Vale


Transport Connections

Khatib station connects to several bus stops in the vicinity, as well as a taxi stand and passenger pick-up point.


There are three official bus stops linked to Khatib station. Other bus stops are added here to better represent nearby bus connections.

No. Bus stop Exit Bus Routes
B/s 1 59041 – Yishun Ave 2 (Bef Khatib Stn) A 39, 85, 117, 117M, 851, 851e, 852, 853, 853M, 854, 855, 857, 858, 965, 969
B/s 2 59049 РYishun Ave 2 (Opp Khatib Stn) A 39, 85, 117, 117M, 851, 851e, 852, 853, 853M, 854, 854e, 855, 857, 858, 965, 969
B/s 3 59561 – Yishun Ring Rd (Opp Khatib Stn Exit D) D 670, 807, 811, 812
59569 – Yishun Ring Rd (Khatib Stn Exit D) D 670, 807, 811


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

Exit Road Provisions
A Yishun Avenue 2 (Northbound) Taxi stand (H07), Pick-up/Drop-off point
D Yishun Ring Road (Clockwise) Pick-up/Drop-off point


Rail Bridging Services

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

Towards Bus stop Exit
North South Line
NS1EW24 Jurong East B/s 1: 59041 РYishun Ave 2 (Bef Khatib Stn) C
NS28 Marina South Pier B/s 2: 59049 РYishun Ave 2 (Opp Khatib Stn) C

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

Passenger Usage Patterns

Located within the Yishun estate, Khatib station benefits schools, community amenities and residential developments in the vicinity. It is also a key transport node for Khatib residents, encountering moderate demand throughout the day.


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One thought on “Khatib MRT Station

  • 29 September 2021 at 10:51 AM

    I would like to know the time of arrival for the first train of the day from Monday to Friday at Khatib station as I need to plan my travel. And the frequency of the 2nd and subsequent train arrival at Khatib station too?
    Do advise.



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