Transport in Singapore
Travelling around Singapore is both easy and efficient thanks to it's great public transport facilities. You have the option of travelling by MRT, SMRT, bus, private car, taxis and foot to explore the sights, sounds and smells of this vibrant city.
Buying an ez-link card is all it takes to guarantee your freedom to hop on and off wherever you choose from the bus and MRT services. Another alternative is to purchase a Singapore Tourist Pass, an all day pass that offers tourists unlimited travel on Singapore’s MRT trains and public buses. Buy a 1, 2 or 3 day pass which come complete with promotional offers and benefits at various retailers.
Singapore Mass Rapid Transit (MRT)
The Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) is a modern, cheap, air conditioned and speedy train service that operates all over the island. Pick up A Quick Guide to MRT Travel from the Station Control Room to help make life a little easier. There are three main lines –
- North-South Line – from Marina Bay to Jurong East
- East-West Line – Changi Airport / Pasir Ris to Boon Lay
- North-East Line – Harbour front to Punggol
The MRT is a great way to travel from Changi Airport to the city centre (otherwise get an airport transfer). The trip takes approximately 27 minutes and operates at an average frequency of 12 minutes. The cost for a single trip from the Changi Airport to City Hall Station is SGD $1.40. View a map of the MRT Network here, provided by SMRT. To use the MRT you must purchase an ez-link card or use the Singapore Tourist Pass. Ez-link cards can be bought or revauled at any TransitLink Ticket Sales Office which are located in most MRT stations and bus interchanges.
For more information call the TransitLink Hotline on 1800 366 8900 or visit the SMRT website
There are two main bus operators in Singapore: SBS Transit Ltd and SMRT Buses Ltd. There are thousands of buses on this island to help get you from Point A to Point B. The services run through the day and both operators have special Night time buses. Find out about fares and timetables on the official websites:
SIA Hop-On Bus
The SIA Hop-On bus is great for visitors; buy a ticket on board the bus and hop on and off wherever takes your fancy. The bus stops at many of the city's highlights; major shopping malls, ethnic quarters and hotels, and even offers a service to Sentosa Island. Visit the SIA Hop-On site for more details on the Bus Route (including map) and timetable.
Taxis in Singaproe
There are over 15,000 air conditioned taxis operating in Singapore. Taxis are an easy, no fuss way to travel around the city and surrounding areas. They can be flagged down or met at a taxi stand 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The taxis are metered, however, certain pick up spots and times could add a surcharge onto your fare.
In order to drive in Singapore you must hold a valid International Drivers License or license from your country of residence. It is important before you start driving in Singapore to take time and familiarise yourself with their road rules. Generally, speed limits are 50km/h in residential areas and 70-90km/h on expressways.
Between the hours of 7.30am and 7pm drivers are required to pay a toll – Electronic Road Pricing fee - when entering the CBD. There is also a toll for vehicles passing through ERP tolls between 7.30 and 9.30am on expressways and busy roads.
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