Planning a trip to Singapore soon? Wondering how do you move around when you are here? Fret not, please refer to the Singapore transportation guide for your reference below.
In Singapore, we have various modes of transport: Mass Rapid Transit (MRT), Light Rail Transit (LRT), Bus and Taxi. And of course, now tourists can also have the option of Grab or Gojek.
You may refer to the fare calculator to have a rough idea of how much will your travel cost for MRT, LRT, and bus.
For taxis in Singapore, you can refer here to detailed basic charges for standard and premium taxis and the various surcharges passengers will be expecting.
Train System Map
Types of Travel Cards
- Singapore Tourist Pass (STP)
- Singapore Tourist Pass Plus (STP+)
Singapore Tourist Passes (STP)
If you are staying in Singapore for 1 – 3 days, it might be worthwhile considering buying the Singapore Tourist Pass. There are 1-day, 2-day or 3-day passes to choose from. The pass enables you to enjoy unlimited travel on Singapore’s public buses, MRT and LRT (excluding rides on premium services such as Sentosa Express, RWS8, Fast Forward, Night Rider and Night Owl buses)
It will be subjected to an SGD 10 rental deposit which is refundable as long as the card is returned within 6 days from the date it was first issued. Prices shown above are obtained from here
Where to Buy?
SimplyGo Ticket Offices are at MRT Stations and the Singapore Tourist Pass Kiosks.
Selected SimplyGo Ticket Office as shown here.
Singapore Tourist Pass kiosks found at Changi Airport MRT Station T2 or T3
SG TOURIST PASS
A special EZ-Link card that offers tourists unlimited travel* on Singapore’s basic bus services, MRT and LRT trains for a 3-day duration.
3-DAY PASS: $29
No Rental Deposit Required
Where to buy?
- Usage of the 3-day pass must be on consecutive days.
- Unlimited travel is only applicable to public bus and train services. The pass excludes rides on premium services such as Sentosa Express, RWS8, and express buses as well as other premium and niche bus services.
- Prices apply to adults and children above 0.9m in height.
Singapore Tourist Pass Plus (STP+)
This pass is catered to tourists looking for more deals besides transportation. Singapore Tourist Pass Plus only have 2 options: 1 day and a 3-day pass. The pass includes unlimited travel on Singapore’s public buses, MRT and LRT (excluding rides on premium services such as Sentosa Express, RWS8, Fast Forward, Night Rider and Night Owl buses), special deals and promotions at F&B outlets and attractions.
3-DAY PASS: $48
Singapore Tourist Pass Plus (STP+) deposit is not required. Prices shown above are obtained from here
Where to Buy?
For a complete list of the places to purchase the Singapore Tourist Pass, kindly refer to here
Redemption Location: Changi Recommends in Changi Airport Arrival Halls at Terminal 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 (24 hours)
Staying in Singapore for more than 3 days or thinking of returning to Singapore again? You can purchase the EZ-Link card for easy accessibility around Singapore.
Cost and Where to Buy
The above information from here
You can refund your EZ-Link card after your stay in Singapore at the locations below.
- 42 SimplyGo Ticket Offices and 6 Concession Card Replacement Offices located at MRT stations and bus interchanges.
- Passenger Service Centres within most MRT stations.
If your EZ-Link card is running low on value, it can be easily topped up at MRT stations at a minimum amount of SGD10.
* Please note that Credit/debit cards issued outside of Singapore are temporarily not accepted at the ASK, TUK and SimplyGo Kiosks until further notice.
Full details on the locations are found here
What if I do not have an EZ-Link card?
You can pay with cash or credit card, but no change will be given. Remember to take the bus ticket as proof of receipt.