Khatib MRT Station

Station exit D
Languages 卡迪地 | காதிப்
Lines   North South Line
Operator SMRT
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 &
NS13 Yishun 5:16am 5:16am
NS1 Jurong East 5:25am 5:24am 5:48am 12:23am
NS7 Kranji 12:39am
NS28 Marina South Pier 5:26am 5:26am 5:59am 11:25pm
NS27 Marina Bay 11:28pm
NS19 Toa Payoh 12:03am
NS16 Ang Mo Kio 12:53am


Station Layout

L2 Platform A North South Line towards  NS1  EW24  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 B: North South Line towards  NS28  Marina South Pier via  NS15  Yio Chu Kang  (→)
Platform A: North South Line towards  NS1  EW24  Jurong East via  NS13  Yishun (←)
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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 or perform card transactions using cash payment.

Toilets and retail shops are located in the unpaid areas of the station, at ground level.


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 Disabled access Location Nearby
A Yes 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 Yes Khatib Gardens Bottle Tree Park, AVA Sembawang Research Centre
C Yes Khatib Court Naval Base Secondary School, Peiying Primary School, HDB Khatib Court
D No Yishun Ring Road Yishun Ring Road, Cheung Cheng High School (Yishun), Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Nee Soon South Neighbourhood Police Post, Rainbow Centre – Yishun Park School, HDB Khatib Vale

Station Amenities

  • Public toilets at concourse level (unpaid areas)
  • Bicycle racks at station exits
  • ATMs and Self-service Machines at concourse level (unpaid areas)

Safety Features

  • Emergency Train Stop buttons on the station platform, when activated, will prevent approaching trains from entering the station, and any train already stopped at the platform will be prevented from moving off.
  • Emergency telephones at station platforms and the intercom system inside the lifts enable commuters to communicate with station staff in the Passenger Service Centre.
  • Emergency door handles allow the platform doors to be opened manually from the train-side in the event of failure.
  • Fire Extinguishers in various locations
  • All escalators equipped with Emergency Stop buttons

Transport Connections

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


There are three official bus stops linked to Khatib station. The fourth is 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 1N, 39, 85, 117, 851, 851e, 852, 853, 853#, 854, 855, 857, 858, 965, 969, NR1
B/s 2 59049 – Yishun Ave 2 (Opp Khatib Stn) A 39, 85, 117, 851, 851e, 852, 853, 853#, 854, 854e, 855, 857, 858, 965, 969
B/s 3 59561 – Yishun Ring Rd (Blk 798) C 1N, 807, 811, 812, NR1
59569 – Yishun Ring Rd (Opp Blk 798) C 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, 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
 NS1  EW24  Jurong East B/s 1: 59041 – Yishun Ave 2 (Bef Khatib Stn) C
 NS28  Marina South Pier B/s 2: 59049 – Yishun Ave 2 (Opp Khatib Stn) C

In addition, passengers can board regular bus services at bus stops officially linked to Admiralty station depending on the situation on the ground.

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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