Queenstown MRT Station

女皇镇 | குவீன்ஸ்டவுன்
Station Exit A
Address 301 Commonwealth Avenue, Singapore 149729
Line Served   East West Line
Operator SMRT Trains
Structure Elevated
Platform Island
Opened 12 Mar 1988

Queenstown MRT Station (EW19) is an above-ground station along the East West Line (EWL). It is located along Commonwealth Avenue, just next to the Commonwealth Towers development.

The residential estate and station were named after Queen Elizabeth II to mark her coronation in 1952. Queenstown station is a transport node for residents in the vicinity of Commonwealth Avenue, serving adjacent schools, places of worship and housing developments.

First / Last Train Timings

East West Line – (EW19) Queenstown
Destination First Train Last Train
Weekdays & Sat Sun & Public Holidays Daily
EW1 Pasir Ris 5:47am 6:15am 11:55pm
Connecting to CG2 Changi Airport 11:11pm
EW33 Tuas Link 6:12am 6:38am 12:10am


Station Layout

L3 Platform A East West Line towards EW1 Pasir Ris
Platform B East West Line towards EW33 Tuas Link
L2 Concourse Faregates, Top Up Kiosks, Passenger Service Centre, Retail Shops, Footbridge across Commonwealth Avenue
L1 Street Level 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 EW18 Redhill (→)
Platform B: East West Line towards EW33 Tuas Link via EW20 Commonwealth (←)
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Queenstown station has two elevated East-West Line platforms in an island platform arrangement. 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 Sky Blue for this station.


The station has two ticket concourses located at Level 2. The main ticket concourse is complemented by a second ticket concourse at the western 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.

Toilets and retail shops are located in the unpaid areas of the main ticket concourse.

Station Amenities

  • Retail shops and Public toilets at Concourse level (unpaid areas)
  • ATMs and Self-service machines at Concourse level (unpaid areas)
  • Bicycle racks at station exits
  • Top Up Kiosks


Built in-between two carriageways of Commonwealth Avenue, Queenstown 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.

Exit Location Nearby
Commonwealth Avenue (Westbound) Commonwealth Avenue, Stirling Road, Mei Chin Road, Queens condo, Queenstown Swimming Complex, Queenstown Sports Centre, Queenstown Stadium, MDIS, Global Indian International School (Queenstown Campus), Queenstown Community Centre, Queenstown Polyclinic, Mujahidin Mosque, True Way Presbyterian Church, Shepherd’s Hill Estate, HDB Stirling Rise, HDB Mei Ling Rise, HDB Stirling View, HDB Queen’s View
Commonwealth Avenue (Eastbound) Commonwealth Avenue, Margaret Drive, Strathmore Avenue, Commonwealth Towers, Church of the Good Shephard, Margaret Drive Dormitory, Princess House, Queenstown Baptist Church, Queenstown Primary School, Queenstown Public Library, Rainbow Centre, Alexandra Canal Linear Park, HDB Forfar Heights, HDB Skyville @ Dawson, HDB Skyterrace @ Dawson, HDB Strathmore Green


Transport Connections

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


There are two official bus stops linked to Queenstown station.

No. Bus stop Exit Bus Routes
B/s 1 11149 – C’wealth Ave (Queenstown Stn Exit B/C) B & C 51, 111, 145, 186, 195, 195A, 970
B/s 2 11141 – C’wealth Ave (Queenstown Stn Exit A/D) A & D 51, 111, 145, 186, 195, 195A, 970


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

Exit Road Provisions
A & D Commonwealth Avenue (Westbound) Taxi stand (F43), Pick-up/drop-off point
B & C Commonwealth Avenue (Eastbound) Taxi stand (F44), Pick-up/drop-off point


MRT Bus Bridging Service

In the event of a MRT service disruption affecting Queenstown station, MRT Bridging 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 (EWL Bridging Bus)
EW1 Pasir Ris B/s 1: 11149 – C’wealth Ave (Queenstown Stn Exit B/C) B & C
EW33 Tuas Link B/s 2: 11141 – C’wealth Ave (Queenstown Stn Exit A/D) A & D

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

Passenger Usage Patterns

Serving developments in the vicinity of Commonwealth Avenue, Queenstown station encounters moderate demand throughout the day.


Brief History

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


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