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From the Singapore Changi Airport, there are a number of ways to get to the city and to Matrix @ Biopolis, A*STAR, Buona Vista, Singapore. The two most convenient are by (i) Taxi/Cabs and by (ii) Mass-Rapid Transit (MRT) Train System.

(i) Taxi/Cabs  

There are taxi calling stations at the front of all arrival levels at all airport terminals. Taxis in Singapore charges by meter readings, and there are flag-down fares and additional charges from Changi Airport. (Please refer to for more information)

Upon boarding a taxi, simply tell the driver your hotel with Matrix @ Biopolis, Buona Vista destination, and the driver should take you to your destination accordingly. Travelling times are about 30 minutes to an hour.

(ii) Mass-Rapid Transit (MRT) Train

You can also travel to the conference venue at NUS via our MRT train network. The starting train terminals are at the basements of Terminals 2 & 3 at the airport. (CG2: Changi Airport Station) Travel via the network to Buona Vista Station (EW21/CC22: Buona Vista Station). Travelling time is about 45 minutes. It will take another 5 mins walk to reach the venue. 

(iii) Alternative Forms of Transport

There exists alternative forms of transport, such as car rentals and shuttle services. Please refer to for further information.