Transport – Singapore has an excellent
public transport system and so movement around the
island is very convenient. As well as buses, trains,
MRT – Mass Rapid Transit, taxi services operate
24 hours daily on metered fares. Luxury chauffeured
limousines are also available for hire. Tipping is
The whole island is well served by 2 public bus networks. Purchase an EZ-Link card you can access to most attractions in Singapore. Most buses are air conditioned. If you don’t have EZ-Link card be prepare to have the exact fare as no change will be given back.
The train network, SMRT, has an extensive suburb rail system and it does provide link from the airport to the city. It is one of the safest and cleanest train systems in the world. City Hall Station and Raffles Place Station are the two main stations in the city. All stations have a station control office where it also double up as customer services counter to provide information on directions and trains schedule. Do note that it is an offence to smoke and eat on the train. Also no chewing gum is allowed.
The Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) is a convenient way of getting around Singapore. And the EZ-Link card can be used on the metro too. You may buy a single trip ticket using the machines located at the stations. When travelling on the metro, do take note of the interchange where you hope on to another line. You may find this map useful